Population: Circa 1.6 Million
Climate: Mediterranean with very hot summer days, especially in the inland region
Great for: Snorkelling and Cave-diving, Wine tastings, Bike Tours
Adelaide & beyond
There’s a great sense of space in this family-friendly city – and the beach is never more than thirty minutes away. A diverse cultural mix and events like the Fringe Festival make this one of Australia’s most liveable cities. Make sure you stop by the German village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills to browse the bakeries, galleries and craft shops.
Well known for its red wines (mostly Shiraz and Cabernet), Barossa invites you to enjoy local produce, picturesque views and a browse around the galleries and craft shops.
15 miles off the coast, Kangaroo Island is a haven for wildlife. Pink pelicans, sea lions, seals, penguins and koalas all occupy this island. Discover secret beaches and go diving amongst shipwrecks – circa 800 of them are known to be resting at the bottom of South Australia's waters.
Head’s top tip
“Book yourself on a wine tour to try some of the amazing Barrossa Valley Shiraz or head along to the Eyre Peninsula for some fantastic seafood. If you’re feeling adventurous take a 4WD up to Coober Pedy, the opal mining capital of the world, where it gets so hot in summer that the locals live underground.”
Find out more over at southaustralia.com