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Exploring South Australia

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Yorke Peninsula

Things to do on the Copper Coast

The north western part of Yorke Peninsula is referred to as the Copper Coast. It encompasses the towns of Wallaroo, Moonta, Moonta Bay. Port Hughes and Kadina and it will be no surprise to hear that it was once a thriving copper mining area. This has lead to a rich...

Food & Drink, Riverland

Riverland Wine Tasting

When talking about wine regions in South Australia, people can easily list off a few - the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Coonawarra - but generally they miss the biggest wine region of all. In fact, it's the biggest wine region in all of Australia, producing more...

Riverland Wine Tasting
Attractions

Big Things in South Australia

It's not a secret that Australia loves it's "Big Things". They are all over the place, sticking up into the landscape and demanding a selfie or crazy group photo. They are a fun stop on a road trip, and something to brag about seeing to your mates. Here are the big...

Riverland

Things to do in Berri

I've not really spent any time in the Riverland. I've driven through a few times heading interstate, even stopped for lunch in Renmark one or twice, but that is as far as my experience goes. It was about time I changed that, and I recently spent a few days...

Adelaide

Things to do in Semaphore

Semaphore is fast becoming a popular summer beach destination in Adelaide. Each year it gets a little busier as locals and visitors alike look for a beach with easy parking and plenty of attractions and activities. It's not just for day trips either, there are...

Eyre Peninsula, Itineraries, Road Trips

Eyre Peninsula Road Trip

It's no secret that Eyre Peninsula is remote, just a little too far away for a quick weekend trip, and it sometimes seems to be a forgotten part of South Australia. But this distance means dramatic coastlines and pristine beaches, friendly folk and their country...

Adelaide

How to Get from Adelaide Airport to City

Arriving in a new city by air can be daunting. Airports are often big, confusing places and you arrive tired and just want to get to your accommodation. But how do you get there? If you haven't planned it in advance it can leave you standing in the middle of the...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Ibis Adelaide Review

Our stay at the Ibis Adelaide was the last of our city stays made possible by the South Australian Great State vouchers. Usually when we stay in the city it's a treat, so we choose one of the luxury hotels. This time we decided to try out one of the budget options...

Adelaide, Attractions

Visiting Adelaide Oval

As you fly into Adelaide, the flight path almost always takes you over the north west corner of the city. If you have chosen a window seat on the left side of the plane you will have a fantastic view over the city centre. There in the foreground, nestled in a sea...

Accommodation, Adelaide

The SOHO Hotel Review

I am loving the South Australia Great State Vouchers because they are giving me the chance to stay in some of the hotels in the Adelaide and then share them with you. This means that you can take a look at photos that are not taken by the professionals and uploaded...

Limestone Coast, Road Trips

Adelaide to Mount Gambier Road Trip

You could just get in your car and drive straight to Mount Gambier from Adelaide, but why not turn the drive into a genuine road trip instead? There are dozens of places to stop and explore, even stay overnight along the way. Here are some suggestions for you. Have...

Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

Things to do in Mannum

Mannum sits on the banks of the Murray River and is known as the Houseboat Capital of Australia. It's a great location for a day out of the city and even better for a weekend away. Here are all the things to do in Mannum during your stay. Have Questions? - Come and...

Accommodation, Adelaide

Hotels in Adelaide

Are you planning a trip to Adelaide and looking for a hotel in the city centre? Or are you an Adelaide local looking for a great place for a city staycation? Here are some hotels in Adelaide for you to consider. Have Questions? - Come and join the Facebook Group...