South Australia Events, Attractions and Road Trips

South Australia has an interesting mix of destinations and things to do, like visiting the outback and unique towns, the wineries and vineyards.

Also beautiful beaches and coastal scenery, the abundant wildlife, exploring historic towns and buildings.

Visiting and exploring the outback, Coober Pedy, the Flinders Ranges is a unique adventure experience.

Along the coast is the Eyre Peninsula, The Limestone Coast, Fleurieu Peninsula and Yorke Peninsula are all scenic places to visit and explore.

If you want to see nature at its best, visit Kangaroo Island. You will see huge cliffs, surf beaches and calm sheltered bays. You can watch seals, dolphins and whales swim by and also enjoy an abundance of bird and sea life.

South Australia is famous for its wineries and vineyards in Barossa and Clare Valley, there are over 200 cellar doors waiting for you to open them and sample their wines, local food and to enjoy the charm of the surroundings.

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Stunning vineyard in the Adelaide Hills SA

Travelling in the school holidays is always a busy time so it maybe necessary to book ahead your accommodation, tours etc, especially if there is a major event is going to be happening while you are there.

If you are not interested in going to the event it can be better to visit the town before or after the event then it won't be so busy.

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Flinders Ranges in the Outback South Australia

"Flinders Ranges is a blend of beautiful landscapes, refreshing waterholes, ancient trees, old buildings, adventure, colourful sunrises and sunsets that make the the rock formations glow. Walking and hiking trails are everywhere for you to explore, challenge yourself with mountain bike trails and 4 wheel driving tracks.

In the Flinders Ranges area there are many places to discover, Mount Remarkable and Flinders Ranges National park, Quorn, Peterborough, Alligator Gorge, Marree, Wilpena Pound, Rawnsley Park, Wilmington, Melrose, Arkaroola, Coober Pedy and many more interesting places and things to see and experience."

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South Australian Events

South Australia has hundreds of major and regional events happening every year here are just a few of them that may interest you.

Royal Adelaide Show

Tasting Australia Food and Wine festival

Tunarama Festival - January

Cellar Door Wine Festival

Stirling Autumn Garden Festival

WOMADelaide Music and Dance Festival

South Australian Country Music Festival -

Schutzenfest a German Cultural Festival -

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures

For more ideas of events see the South Australian Events website

South Australian Attractions and Tours

Here are a few of the many Attractions in South Australia

The Opal Cave Coober Pedy

Kangaroo Island Birds of Prey

R.M. Williams Outback Heritage Museum

Old Wool and Grain Store Museum - Beachport

Mallee Tourist & Heritage Centre - Pinaroo

Pichi Pichi Railway

Aviation Museum - Port Adelaide

For more attraction ideas to visit in the Northern Territory on your holiday here is a list of more Sth Australian Attractions

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Cute seal pup at Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island

"Kangaroo is an island of wonder, beauty, nature and adventure, explore Flinders National Park and find the Remarkable Rocks, the century old lighthouse, see plenty of native animals, birds, cute seal pups and sea lions at Seal Bay.

Watch the Little Penguins walk up the beach at night, enjoy the top quality local produce, the stunning scenery has inspired the local artists to create beautiful works of art, there are beaches everywhere perfect for swimming, fishing and exploring."

South Australian Road Trips and Holiday Ideas

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Explorers Way - Port Augusta to Darwin
The Explorers Way is a road trip from Port Augusta in SA to Darwin NT and it passes through Central Australia.

Explorers Way Via Flinders Ranges Road Trip
From Adelaide drive towards the Flinders Ranges, along the way you will visit very unique outback towns, then continue to Coober Pedy and continue north up the Stuart Highway to Alice Springs and Darwin.

Perth to Adelaide via the Nullarbor Plain
Driving from Adelaide to Perth is an interesting drive as you see plenty of the coast at various lookouts and also cross the Nullabor.

Adelaide, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island Road Trip
This is a 5 day tour of Adealaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island where you will enjoy plenty of food, wine, coastal scenery and Australia’s wildlife.

Barossa and Clare Valley, and the Flinders Ranges
Enjoy 5 days of wine, wildlife and the Outback as you travel through the Barossa and the Clare Valley and see the stunning landscapes of the Flinders Ranges.

Oodnadatta Track
The Oodnadatta track is an adventure in the outback, starting at Maree, going through Oodnadatta and and finishing in Marla which are all very unique Outback towns.

This road trip planning and driving guide may help you plan your holiday.

South Australian Regions Australia

Adelaide and Surrounds Region

South Australian National Parks

Adelaide Hills Region
Including Hahndorf, Stirling, Woodside, Lobethal and Strathalbyn.

Barossa valley Region
Including Tanunda, Nuriootpa, Gawler, Angaston, Springton.

Clare Valley Region
Including Clare, Sevenhill, Riverton, Kapunda, Mintaro, Eudunda.

Eyre Peninsula Region
Including Port Lincoln, Tumby Bay, Arno Bay, Whyalla, Streaky Bay.

Fleurieu Peninsula Region
Including Victor Harbor, Middleton, Granite Island and Horseshoe Bay.

Flinders Ranges and the Outback Region
Including Coober Pedy, Hawker, William Creek and Oodnadatta.

Kangaroo island Region
Including Dudley Peninsula, American River, Kingscote and Seal Bay.

Limestone Coast Region
Inclduing Robe, Beachport, Coorong, Millicent and Penola.

Murray River Region
Including Blanchetown, Pinnaroo, Tailem Bend and Lameroo.

Yorke Peninsula Region
Including Corny Point, Hardwicke Bay, Point Turton and Port Clinton.

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