South Australian Wine Country

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While wine is certainly South Australia’s star attraction, there’s also quiet beachside towns and plenty of city sights to discover as well as an island teeming with wildlife just off-shore.

Things to do in South Australian Wine Country

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

For an introduction to the South Australian landscape, these gardens display plenty of the area’s unique flora, including cycads and bromeliads.

North Terrace, +61 8 8222 9311,
Tags: family | things to do | gardens

Exceptional Kangaroo Island

This top tour outfitter leads small groups united by the goal of spotting as many animals as possible on the wildlife-rich island. Otherwise, you can do most of the island on your own.

Kingscote, 011-61-8-8553-9119,
Tags: family | things to do | tour | wildlife

McLaren Vale Cheese and Wine Trail

Operated by Blessed Cheese, this tour takes in the region’s best wineries, offering perfectly matched cheese pairings. They also offer cheese-making classes.

50 Main Rd., 011-61-8-8323-7958,
Tags: things to do | tour | culinary | wine

The National Wine Centre

With its own vineyard, this facility showcases the basics of wine production. Aficionados and novices alike will enjoy the focused tastings that provide perspective on the various styles of Australian wine.

Botanic and Hackney Rds., 011-61-8-8303-3355,
Tags: things to do | history | tour | wine

The South Australian Museum

With its whale-skeleton frontage, this museum is home to what is probably Australia’s best collection of aboriginal artifacts, plus a display of the state’s geology (opal mining is big here).

North Terrace, 011-61-8-8207-7500,
Tags: family | things to do | culture | history

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