South Australia

Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and fifth largest city. Adelaide is classed as one of the world's most convenient cities and boasts some of the world's best wine, food and environment. The host of many international events, Adelaide is known as Australia's arts capital. It is also famous for its internationally renowned wineries and as the world capital of opal, Australia's national gemstone. Adelaide has carefully preserved natural habitats and environments for its cherished fauna and flora, making it a perfect ecotourism destination. Approximately an hour from Adelaide is the Barossa, the largest single wine producing region in Australia. It consists of thousands of hectares of picturesque, meticulously maintained vineyards. Naturally, the Barossa is famous for its fabulous wines and gastronomic delights.




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  • Adelaide City

    Adelaide City Harbour

    The beautiful city of Adelaide despite only being Australia’s fifth largest city offers a cultural, culinary and historical experience for everyone.

    Thanks to the vision of Adelaide's founder, Colonel William Light, this planned city is arranged in a grid surrounded by lovely parks known as the Adelaide Parklands. From Light's Vision Lookout, a tribute to Colonel Light on Montefiore Hill, you can take in sweeping views of the parklands which form a lush green ring around the city centre.

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  • Barossa Valley

    Barossa Valley

    Less than an hour’s drive north-east of Adelaide is the Barossa, a valley formed by the North Para River. This beautiful scenic region is famed for its European heritage, hectares of picturesque rolling vineyards, gourmet delicacies and not to mention its world-class wine region – a delight for all senses.

    The Barossa was founded soon after South Australia’s settlement in 1836 and derives its name from the Barossa Ranges. Adelaide’s founder, Colonel William Light named the region after the Barrosa Ridge in Spain, however due to a registration error the place earned a name of its own - Barossa.

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  • Kangaroo Island

    Kangaroo Island Kangaroos

    A scenic drive through the Fleurieu Peninsula and a short ferry trip south from Adelaide will find you in the pristine wilderness of Kangaroo Island, an ecological paradise with an abundance of native Australian wildlife.

    Referred to as ‘KI’ by the locals, here you can enjoy exploring the diverse landscape that encompasses dense forest, sand dunes, towering cliffs and stretches of sandy beach. Just 13 kilometres from the mainland, you’ll feel a million miles away in this natural wonderland.

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  • Hahndorf German Community

    Hahndorf German Entertainment

    Just a short scenic drive through the stunning Adelaide Hills in the Barossa region you’ll find yourself at Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. The town was settled in 1838 by Lutheran migrants fleeing religious persecution in Prussia. They arrived on board ‘The Zebra’ and named the town after the ship’s captain Dirk Hahn, while 'dorf' is German for village. Hahndorf is now home to St Michael's Church, founded in 1858 and said to be the oldest Lutheran congregation in Australia on its original church site.

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