Murraylands and Riverland
McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Peninsula
Adelaide is known as the city of churches and also for its delightful assortment of heritage buildings, fine food and festivals. Adelaide Central Markets, Rundle Street and Gouger Street are well worth a visit. Catch a tram from the city centre to the buzzing beachside suburb of Glenelg. The rapidly growing Port Adelaide area has a fascinating maritime history, markets and relaxing cruises costing only a few dollars that allow you to view the Port River Dolphins.
The Adelaide Hills (only 20 minutes from the CBD) has abundant bushland, lookouts, scenic drives, wineries and quaint historic townships.
The Murraylands and Riverland Districts are still within only 2 hours of Adelaide – hire a houseboat, fish, ski and see abundant bird and wildlife. Relax by the river or visit galleries, museums and café’s showcasing local produce.
The Fleurieu Peninsula has spectacular beaches, seasonal whale watching, Granite Island’s famous penguin colonies and the wineries of McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek.
Kangaroo Island accessible by ferry from CapeJervis is teeming with wildlife, fantastic fishing spots and local produce including crayfish and honey.
The Limestone Coast in the states south east has rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, mysterious caves, sinkholes as well as the Coonawarra Wine Region – world famous for its magnificent red wines. Port MacDonnell is fast becoming the next tourist hot spot for visitors to the South East.