South Australia is home to long summers, stunning beaches and award-winning wine, events and festivals. It’s the gateway to the Barossa, Flinders Ranges and outback and Kangaroo Island, and is considered the wine and seafood capital of Australia; where the Murray meets the sea.
Often called the city of churches, Adelaide is framed by verdant parks and wide, sweeping streets filled with lively cafes and restaurants. Whether you’re interested in fossicking through markets to make a picnic lunch or wanting to dine in a luxury restaurant, Adelaide and surrounds are a food-lovers delight.
South Australia prides itself on art and culture. Stroll down Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace and venture inside the city’s art and cultural sites including the Art Gallery of South Australia and the South Australian Museum.
Experience the sounds of the planet at the WOMADelaide world music festival. Relax under a canopy of stars and Moreton Bay fig trees, as you take in the music at Botanic Park. Be entertained by the hundreds of acts at the Adelaide Fringe, or follow the fanfare at night to the colourful and quirky Garden of Unearthly Delights.
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival in June offers a dazzling assortment of old world and innovative cabaret acts, while in November, South Australia’s Queer Community get together for the Feast Festival in a diverse program of theatre, cabaret, comedy, film, literature, visual arts and community events.
Image: Torrens River, Adelaide