South Australia

Succulent seafood on the Eyre Peninsula

They don’t call it the seafood frontier for nothing! The Eyre Peninsula is teeming with aquatic life, from the scary to the playful, the delicious to the elusive. Summer is the best time of year to pull up a seat at a local restaurant and enjoy the fruits of the sea and, here, we’ve picked … Continued

Adelaide to Ardrossan

Marvel at South Australia’s most remarkable offerings as you make your way along the Yorke Peninsula. The peninsula indulges its visitors with some of Australia’s finest beaches, farmland, seafood, fishing, shipwrecks and mining towns. Here is the first step of the journey. As you make your way out of Adelaide, treat yourself to an early … Continued

Robe Beach to Beachport

Four-wheel driving in summer is great for a lot of reasons: you can stay inside the car to escape the blistering heat; you can see some of Australia’s most stunning coastal scenery without getting sand everywhere; and you can usually avoid big crowds by venturing that bit further along the path less travelled. Much like … Continued

Robe to Victor Harbor

Take a break this spring on this beautiful coastal drive and camp among the pink gum forests near the historic salt lakes at Coorong National Park’s Salt Creek. From here, the gentle Ngrugie Ngoppun Walk (2.5 kilometres) and the more challenging Nukan Kungun Hike (27 kilometres) are easily accessible for active travellers. From August to … Continued

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

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