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Exploring South Australia

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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...

Barossa Valley, Food & Drink

Barossa Valley Wine Tours

For every visitor to South Australia, a wine tour to one of the regions close to Adelaide is an absolute must. The world class wines made in South Australia's wine regions offer the perfect opportunity for.a great day out, or spend a whole weekend in the area. Here...

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Tours

A great way to see Kangaroo Island is with a tour. Whether it's a day tour while you are on the island, a day tour from Adelaide or a multi-day tour, there are tours covering it all, I've taken a look at all the Kangaroo Island tours, and have come up with these...

Fleurieu Peninsula

Things to do in Strathalbyn

We were at a bit of a loose end on a sunny but cool winters day and on a whim decided to go and explore the picturesque town of Strathalbyn. I'd heard good things about this town, but had never been there before, and really didn't know what we would find. Would it...

Adelaide

Best Adelaide Day Tours

Adelaide is the capital of South Australia. It has a population of around 1.4million people and is fast becoming a popular tourist hub. In 2016 it was named as one of the Great Wine Capitals of the World and is a perfect gateway to the Outback and the beautiful...