Big Adventure in South Australia
Feb 15, 2014
About the Guidebook
South Australia is the country's least visited State, but that doesn't mean it should be missed. It has everything you want without the crowds.
Starting in Adelaide, you'll get your urban fix with culture and fine dining in Australia's most pleasant city. From there, move on to the astounding Wilpena Pound and be transported to a million year old landscape of giant craters, gorgeous scenery and great wildlife. One of the only places to view the endangered rock wallaby.
Go great white shark diving and then head out to the Outback to do some glamour camping and be surrounded by toucans and kangaroos while getting deep in to the heart of one of the world's most fascinating landscapes. Make sure to stop and see Koalas along the way. You can get eye to eye to one of the cutest animals in the world.
Head over to Kangaroo Island, the country's third largest island to see the Remarkables, watch playful seals and see a pelican feeding like no other.
Finish it all off with fine wine in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
Local Knowledge & Cool Perks
In this guide you'll be taken on a journey to see the best sights that South Australia has to offer. See where the cover of a Midnight Oil Album was shot and take your own photo of one of Australia's most photographed landmarks. Stay in a luxurious B&B where a world famous TV show shot for several seasons and find out where you can taste the most expensive bottle of wine in the country. For more wine lovers, discover one of the oldest vines on earth and make your own blend to enjoy.
There's adventures to be had too! There's opportunities to dive with great white sharks, swim with dolphins and walk among kangaroos.
See wildlife sanctuaries and visit a bird of prey show run by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin's cousin.
Find out where the best place is to spot koalas, and take a scenic flight over one of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet.
There's so much do in South Australia that you may not even have to leave the State. Not only does it give you easy access to the Outback, it also has houses Australia's most liveable city, Adelaide that is filled with culture, fine food and cafes.
About the Author
Hi We're Dave and Deb and we aim to inspire adventure in everyone. We explore the globe one experience at a time showcasing our real time journey at our Travel Blog, ThePlanetD. Married for 15 years, we are living our dream working and traveling together. As spokespeople and international ambassadors, we have had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s top brands – while inspiring people to follow their own dreams and push their boundaries. For us, every day is a new adventure.