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Travel South Australia - A few suggestions
January 2016

South Australia is a varied and beautiful State. Rugged coast along the Bight, such as this view, with extraordinary caving options for those so inclined; Adelaide, the charming City of Spires (and conventions!); and the red-dirt country up to the border with the Territory...

Adelaide Restaurants City website

The Red Ochre Specialising in "Wild Food". With stunning city skyline and river view - absolute water frontage and a pristine parkland setting ensure a unique world class dining experience.

Bangkok (Thai) - City Centre

Jasmine (Indian) Hindmarsh Square - City Centre

Gouger Fish Cafe (seafood) - City Centre

Quiet Waters Lebanese (also vegetarian) - City Centre

Enoteca Cucina (The Italian Club - probably need to book...) - City Centre

ADELAIDE HILLS website | Brochure (PDF)
Renowned for great food, fine wines, world-class attractions, quality accommodation and stunning scenery - all 20 minutes from the heart of Adelaide.

Bird in Hand | Chain of Ponds | Hahndorf Hill Winery | Petaluma's Bridgewater Mill | Shaw and Smith | The Lane Vineyard | Johnston-Oakbank | Sinclair's Gully Wines

BAROSSA VALLEY website

The Barossa is Australia's largest single wine processing region. Wineries welcome visitors to the region to taste the wines, share the pleasures of winemaking and the knowledge and appreciation of wine.

Grand ‘Old World’ buildings, intimate personal cellar doors, picnic facilities, historical buildings and friendly staff are all part of this charming region.

Burge Family Winemakers | Chateau Tanunda | Grant Burge Wines | Henschke Wines* | Jacobs Creek (Super Premium Wines)*

Miranda Family Winemakers | Penfolds* (iconic Grange) | Peter Lehmann Wines | Saltram Wines

Seppelt Winery | St Hallett Wines | Turkey Flat Vineyards | Two Hands | Yalumba

Don't forget Maggie Beer produce!

EDEN VALLEY website
Henschke - Eden Valley | Eden Valley Wines

CLARE VALLEY website
Claymore Wines
| Mitchell Wines | Macaw Creek Wines (preservative-free)
Pikes* | Tim Adams Wines

McLAREN VALE - Where the vines meet the sea
Chapel Hill Winery | d’Arenberg | Hardy's Tintara
Tatachilla Wines | Wirra Wirra Vineyards

Fleurieu Peninsular website

  • The Onkaparinga River National Park, the Lofties, the sheer beuaty of the Southern Ocean, steep cliffs, rich, undulating plains and wetland lagoons - the Flerieu Peninsula has everything!
  • Water activities range from sea-kyaking, snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing to fishing (from beaches, bays and boats!), boating on inland waterways
  • National and Conservation Parks: Granite Island NP, Deep Creek CP, Onkapringa River NP, Coorong NP, Newland Head CP, Scott Creek CP
  • Walking trails - famous Heysen Trail in the South with wildlife, gorges and waterfalls; Willunga Walks; Onkaparinga NP Wetland Walk; Cox Scrub trails; Currency Creek and Deep Creek Waterfall Hikes
  • Wine - McLaren Vale Over 65 cellar doors; famous for Shiraz, Grenache blends, sangiovese, semillon and chenin blanc
  • Encounter Bay/Victor Harbor: Penguin Parade at Penguin Island; sub-marine aquarium moored off Granite "Penguin Island"; reef fish - especially "Leafy Dragons"; whales (June to September) and Whale Centre; Clydesdale horse tram; Cockle Steam Train - Goolwa to Victor Harbor; cliff walks and spectacular views up to the Bluff
    Information centre: 08 8552 5738
  • Kangaroo Island - ferry journey, all-day excursion
  • Galleries - the beauty of the Fleurieu Peninsula has inspired the greats of Australian art - Heysen, Black, Olsen etc all painted its scenes and there are numerous art galleries, potteries and items for sale.

The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN Government tourism websites for other fabulous SA regions to visit...

NSW | QLD | SA | VIC | WA | TAS | and SYDNEY

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