Visit South Australia

South Australia is home to award-winning wine, events and festivals.

From the hills to the city and the sea, South Australia offers the perfect mix of Australian landscapes, all so close to Adelaide.

Self-drive Touring

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Adelaide Zoo

Pandas at Adelaide Zoo

Zoos SA proudly run Australia’s second oldest zoo, Adelaide Zoo. It’s a relaxing green city oasis and vibrant sanctuary that gives you the feeling of stepping into another world. It’s full of diversity, colour and unique things to see and do. It offers an intimate zoo experience speckled with elements of curiosity, fantasy, fun and surprise.  More than 3,000 exotic and native animals call Adelaide Zoo home and enjoy eight hectares of beautiful botanic surrounds. 

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

Minutes from the mainland but a million miles away: Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and natural, rugged beauty.

There are plenty of ways to experience the essence of Kangaroo Island with breathtaking views around each corner.

Specialty wine, honey and local produce will tease your palate. A wilderness chorus sings at full voice, undisturbed by the rat-race.  Learn about the history of the island as you follow the Shipwreck Trail.


RoofClimb, Adelaide Oval

Watch on in wonder as the sun sets over Adelaide and the city is bathed in a magical twilight glow, or make the journey during the day with views stretching out to the Adelaide Hills on one side and the coast on the other – the choice is yours!

Each RoofClimber will take home a printed group photo, RoofClimb cap and an achievement certificate. Your experience will be captured by your RoofClimb Leader with additional photos and merchandise available to purchase afterwards.



As Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, explore architecturally fascinating buildings, appreciate rich ancestry and unearth ancient folklore – indigenous dreamtime and migrant artistry.

From chutney, chocolate, fudge and apple strudel to Australia’s largest hotdog, to craft beers and boutique wines, we have a selection to entice every foodie.

Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide Central Markets

When Adelaide does something well, you won’t find a better comparison. Our markets are a perfect example. The Adelaide Central Market is our most visited tourist attraction. It has more than 80 stalls, cafés and restaurants and is unchallenged as Australia’s best market. You won’t find this variety of food under one roof anywhere else.

Many market businesses are family owned. Forget breakfast and feast on free samples as you browse for a bargain. Customers really do come first.


Glenelg Beach

Located only 12km from the heart of Adelaide City, Glenelg is a charming seaside suburb with sandy white shores, bustling shops and restaurants and attractions for all ages. Glenelg is the site of South Australia’s original mainland settlement in 1836 and there is a free museum located in the Town Hall in Moseley Square with interactive exhibits detailing some of the area’s rich history and heritage. Glenelg is abundant with wild dolphins and swimming with them aboard Temptation Sailing is a must do whilst in Adelaide.

Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley

There’s something very special about the Barossa. You can feel it in the landscape, in the people, the food and the wine. It’s a beautiful region, with villages, vineyards and farms dotting a patchwork vista. Barossans are famous for their generous hospitality, their love of a shared table and their passion for local food and wine. Festivals, celebrations, markets and music thrive here. Barossa is life’s great pleasures, in one unique place.

The Big Duck Boat Tours


Experience a spectacular ocean adventure just 60 minutes from Adelaide. See seals, sea lions, dolphins, whales, beautiful islands and coastline.

Penfolds Magill Estate

Penfolds Magill Estate Kitchen

Nestled in the foothills of Adelaide with views over the city, Magill Estate is one of the worlds few urban single vineyards only 15 minutes drive from Adelaide city.

The new Magill Estate Cellar Door offers breathtaking views of the iconic Penfolds vineyards, a perfect setting for visitors to immerse themselves in the history and spirit of Penfolds.

A luxurious experience that offers both private and open plan spaces dedicated to wine education through story telling allowing visitors to tailor their tasting experience.