South Australia

Start an outback adventure on the Explorers Highway

Follow in the footsteps (or hoof prints) of Scottish explorer John McDouall Stuart’s 1861 convoy as you travel from Adelaide to Darwin on the Explorers Highway. It took Stuart and company almost a year and a half to cross the continent, through unforgiving, unchartered lands, from Adelaide to Darwin. Stuart’s experience and care for his … Continued

The Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track

Two of the best-known and most impressive routes in Australia’s history are the Western Australia’s Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track, between Adelaide and Darwin. During the 1890s, the discovery of gold near Kalgoorlie in southern Western Australia led to a rise in the region’s population, meaning that pastoralists working in the Kimberley … Continued

The McLaren Vale region

The McLaren Vale region is 40 kilometres south of Adelaide, and the gateway to the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. The region is rich in natural beauty, stunning landscapes, charming historic townships, and home to 31 kilometres of pristine coastline and some of South Australia’s most popular beaches. Celebrate the Mediterranean climate, and become acquainted with the … Continued

Wine, wildlife and water

The Alexandrina district is the easternmost region of the Fleurieu Peninsula, and is dominated by several impressive waterways. Visitors coming from the eastern states and Victoria’s Great Ocean Road will enter the region via Wellington, gaining a sweeping view of Alexandrina and Albert lakes, the Murray Mouth and the western end of the Coorong National … Continued

Take the family to Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor is a vibrant coastal town with plenty to offer visitors. With a southern-ocean frontage, panoramic views and lots to see and do for youngsters, Victor Harbor has been a popular family holiday destination since the late 1800s! The landscape and seascape around Victor Harbor is striking: the town overlooks Encounter Bay and the … Continued

Eyre, earth and water

The Eyre Peninsula is a prime example of the peace that reigns through South Australia; fewer than 60,000 people live here, and most are in the major townships. This sparseness of humanity makes the area a haven for wildlife. The Great Australian Bight, on the western side of the peninsula, and Spencer Gulf, to the … Continued

Thargomindah to Innamincka

If you’re looking for a road trip to start the year off with a bang, the road between Thargomindah and Innamincka is filled with memorable surprises. Start your adventure in Eulo, famous for its lizard-racing world championships. The recently developed Lizard Lounge is a fantastic place for a picnic while you take in the sights, … Continued

The unforgettable Eyre Peninsula

Without doubt, the best way to discover the Eyre Peninsula is to drive it, and enjoy the caravanning and camping lifestyle at its best! This special place in South Australia boasts some of the most stunning coastal landscapes you’ll ever see, and is often called ‘the seafood capital of Australia’. Port Augusta Heading west from … Continued

Coastal South Australia – choose your own adventure

Follow the seafood trail:  If you’re hoping to turn your next holiday into a feasting extravaganza, then follow the food trail to awaken your tastebuds like never before. In the north-east corner of the Eyre Peninsula – a region world-famous for its seafood – is Whyalla, where catching your own banquet is an option every … Continued

Discover history along the Adventure Way

Stretching all the way from Brisbane in Queensland to Innamincka in South Australia, the Adventure Way is an iconic Australian trade route famously used by Cobb & Co during the 19h century to transport mail, cargo and thousands of emigrants eager for success on the goldfields. Roads were bumpy and unsealed, making any journey by … Continued

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