Shaw+Smith, South Australia

Shaw+Smith, South Australia

South Australian Holidays

Markets, islands, caves and wineries - diversity is key in South Australia.

South Australia means eclectic urban hotspots nestled in beautiful natural spaces. That’s the norm in Australia, but much like other Aussie states, South Australia is utterly unique.

Adelaide is the place for you if you’re a lover of gastronomy - it’s home to endless restaurants, pubs and cafes! Any meal at any of them will generally be accompanied by another South Australian speciality - boutique wines from the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and the Adelaide Hills. These five wine-making regions are a destination in and of themselves, reminiscent of the South of France.

Adelaide is the only city in Australia that wasn’t settled for convicts. Instead, it was uniquely planned and built for free British citizens in 1836. The Central Market there houses over 200 stalls of fresh food, fish, flowers and more, having been a vibrant community hub since 1869. Designed with green spaces front-of-mind, a stroll through Adelaide is a delight for the eyes.

Outside of Adelaide, though, there’s even more green beauty. From the 80, 0000-year-old Naracoorte Caves to the shimmering salt flats of the Eyre Peninsula, the bizarrely stunning geological formations of Kangaroo Island to the aesthetic sunsets of the Flinders Ranges, South Australian naturescapes are something everybody should experience.

There’s much, much more to South Australia - but it’s time to stop reading and start planning! Whichever way you decide to explore, we will be there to help you plan an SA getaway.

Check out some of the South Australian experiences on offer below to get started

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$4,135*pp
8 days
Travel through Australia's southeast, making your way from Brisbane to Adelaide, South Australia’s food…
3 days
Jump onboard a houseboat for the ultimate Murray River journey.
6 days
Wind your way through wine country.
5 nights
Immerse yourself in two of South Australia's most pristine wilderness regions.
10 days
Wander the wilderness of our great land.
11 days
Settle into The Ghan’s gentle rhythm as you travel the length of the country, through the Northern Terri…
8 days
Cliffs, craters and ravishing red rocks.
11 days
Travel aboard the Great Southern to Adelaide before discovering the rugged beauty of Kangaroo Island and vine-…
Tours and rail
12 days
Board the world famous Ghan to Darwin and discover the magnificent wildlife that inhabits the Top End.
$5,505*pp
8 days
Combine two national parks with one legendary rail journey between Adelaide and Darwin.
10 nights
Explore South Australia’s coast on a small ship, cruising in true expedition style.
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