Wine, wildlife and wilderness – experience South Australia
South Australia is an enormous territory, with plenty to see and do. If you’re looking for a romantic break, then taste the wines and gourmet food at Kangaroo Valley. If you want to see the amazing Outback and Australian animals like kangaroos and koalas, visit a wildlife sanctuary or one of the national parks. Or you can head to the beaches to enjoy swimming and surfing. Holiday rentals are the best way to experience this part of Australia, as they give you freedom, flexibility and privacy – and you’ll find an apartment or villa to suit every need and budget.
Things to Do in South Australia
If you are coming to Australia for outdoors activities, then there are hiking trails on offer, as well as a selection of extreme sports like bungee jumping and paragliding. If you intend to base yourself on the coast, then you can enjoy traditional activities like sunbathing, swimming and surfing, as well as water-skiing and scuba diving. If you are interested in the history and culture of this area, then visit museums or one of the Aboriginal cultural centres. If you like the finer things in life, then the wine regions have some fabulous restaurants and spas, as well as vineyards. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break or something that everyone in the family can enjoy, you’ll find a holiday rental in an area that you’ll love.
Places to Visit in South Australia
Adelaide is the main city in the region – it is a relaxed city, with a pleasant village feel. The museums are some of the best in the country. The Australia Museum and the Aboriginal Institute are essential for anyone interested in indigenous culture, while children will enjoy the zoo. Kangaroo Island is a lovely place for a family seaside holiday – the wildlife is as much of a highlight as the beaches are. If you’re into wines, then the Barossa Valley is a must, where you can enjoy locally produced food and some superb vintages. If you’re looking for something a little bit different, then explore the Naracoorte Caves – an underground wonderland. The Flinders Range, particularly Coober Pedy, is a must for anyone who wants to have an Outback adventure.
Weather in South Australia
South Australia has a warm climate – and may be exactly what you’re looking for, if Queensland is too hot for you! Temperatures reach 30C in February, the hottest month. In June and July the daytime temperature is 16C. The temperature dips at night in the desert, to about 8C in winter. Whether you’re looking for hot sunshine or a holiday rental in a temperate climate, South Australia has something to offer.