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South Australia might just be the most underrated state in the whole of Australia. Often overlooked by the massive lying on their western and northern borders, there is an incredible amount to explore in SA. 

From incredible desert road trips, to dramatic coastlines, stunning remote islands, beautiful wine regions and the beginning of Australia’s longest straight road, the mighty Nullarbor Plain. There’s an endless amount to discover in South Australia, most of which is largely untouched and considered remote.  

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about south australia

Capital City: Adelaide

Start here: southaustralia.com 

Check out all the locations for South Australia Visitors Centres to find the one closest to you. 

Stay connected & get featured: Have your South Australian photos featured by using hashtags #southaustralia or #seesouthaustralia. Follow @southaustralia on Instagram or @SeeSouthAustralia on Facebook to see the very best of South Australia.

Caravan parks in South Australia: sa-parks.com.au

Beach safety and patrolled beaches in SA: healthdirect.gov.au/beach-safety

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kangaroo island

From red desert roads to white sand beaches and the most beautiful clear water, Kangaroo Island is a mini paradise just off the coast of South Australia, and a can’t miss destination on your Australia bucket list.

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Can’t Miss On KI: Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
After weeks of fighting bushfires, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park has re-opened for business and is one of the best attractions to visit while you’re on KI.
A Guide To The Best Wineries In McLaren Vale
Boasting some of Australia’s oldest vines, here are the best wineries in McLaren Vale to check out on your visit, plus our wine recommendations!
Where To Visit On A Limestone Coast Road Trip
A guide to the best places along the Limestone Coast to add to your next road trip itinerary, including beautiful beach towns and vast conservation parks.
What To Do In Renmark Along The Murray River Way
A complete guide to what to do in Renmark, check out the best of country South Australia with a Murray River Way road trip.
Amazing Attractions in Mount Gambier You Don’t Want To Miss
From beautiful cave gardens to lakes with some of the bluest water, here are some of the amazing attractions in Mount Gambier you need to check out.
Top 5 Best Beaches on Kangaroo Island
A guide to the best beaches you can’t miss on Kangaroo Island. Just imagine the bluest water and the whitest sand, and endless beach days in the sun.
Taking Your Pets To Kangaroo Island – What You Need To Know
Everything you need to know for taking your furry friends to Kangaroo Island including pet-friendly accommodation, taking your pets on the ferry and where they can go on the island.
20 Things To Do On Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is full of beautiful beaches, incredible national parks and an abundance of wildlife. Here are the 20 best things to do on Kangaroo Island.
Everything You Need To Know About Kangaroo Island
This remote little island off South Australia has everything from red desert roads to beautiful white sand beaches.
A Guide To Visiting Flinders Chase National Park
Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island is full of unexpected treasures, created from millions of years of erosion and natural impacts.
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south australia
important websites to help you plan

Non-emergency police assist: 131 444 

Country Fire Service: 1300 362 361

Fire ban updates and fire safety: cfs.sa.gov.au/

Beach safety and patrolled beaches in SA: healthdirect.gov.au/beach-safety

Quarantine (what you can & can’t take across borders): interstatequarantine.org.au/travellers/interstate-quarantine/

Bushfires: A bushfire danger period exists between November and April each year in South Australia. This can be extended, depending on the seasonal weather conditions. During fire danger periods, there are fire restrictions that apply, including total fire ban days.