Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a beautiful garden city rich with parks and greenery also offering visitors exciting nightlife and plenty to see and do. Set beside the Torrens River between the Adelaide Hills and the Gulf of St Vincent. The CBD is a square mile, with gracious colonial architecture fringed with a border of beautiful parklands. Known as the city of food and wine; Adelaide is a place to experience the buzz, culture and convenience of a big city without the frustrations. Across the Torrens River, sits North Adelaide with its' bluestone and sandstone Victorian and Edwardian homes.
Head to South Australia for the world famous wines of the Barossa and Clare Valley wine regions, the breathtaking beauty of the Flinders Ranges, the wildlife wilderness of Kangaroo Island, houseboating on the mighty Murray River, and an outstanding calendar of events in Adelaide including the annual Tour Down Under, Clipsal 500 V8 race and Fringe Festival. Stay in South Australian accommodation so you can experience all the wine, seafood, wildlife and scenery of Australia's festival state.
Sample the fine wines of the Barossa Region, fossick for precious opals in the rugged desert region or hike the marvellous Flinders Ranges. There are many attractions that await your arrival in this festival state. From Adelaide, the city of churches, to the underground opal mining town of Coober Pedy in the Outback, there is something for everyone. Both the Eyre Peninsula and the Yorke Peninsula offer spectacular coastline with excellent fishing and surfing. If you are looking for some adventure visit remote Kangaroo Island, or come explore the subterranean caves, sinkholes and extinct volcanoes in the south east of South Australia.
Discover South Australia's best holiday accommodation - Motels, self-contained apartment accommodation, B&B, self-contained cottages, boutique hotels, luxury hotels, weekenders, romantic hideaways and luxury bed and breakfasts in South Australia and Adelaide. From the City of Adelaide to the Adelaide Hills, the Barossa and Clare Valley wine regions, the Fleurieu Peninsula and Limestone Coast to the Murraylands and Riverlands regions and the Eyre Peninsula and the rugged Outback including the Flinders Ranges.
ADELAIDE, GLENELG AND SUBURBS
Adelaide accommodation - Immerse yourself in arts and culture in the City of Churches, or use Adelaide accommodation as a base to explore the rest of South Australia. Located only 10km from the heart of Adelaide City, the seaside suburb of Glenelg is a city set on the long sandy white shores of Holdfast Bay. There's a great choice of accommodation in Adelaide and along the coast, particularly in Glenelg and Adelaide Shores.
KANGAROO ISLAND, FLEURIEU PENINSULA, ADELAIDE HILLS, LIMESTONE COAST, MURRAYLANDS AND RIVERLAND
Kangaroo Island accommodation - Experience this nature wonderland, which is the third largest island off the coast of Australia and home to many species of flora and fauna now extinct on the mainland.
Fleurieu Peninsula accommodation - Just 40 minutes south east from Adelaide. The area is famed for its wines, olives, olive oil, almonds, cheeses and wildlife and there is so much to do.
Adelaide Hills accommodation - Enjoy scenic drives around the region and soak in the German heritage of Hahndorf, browse antiques in Woodside or organic markets in Stirling, or see the giant rocking horse in Gumeracha.
Limestone Coast accommodation - Experience one of South Australia's most diverse regions, renowned for its red soils, red lobster, and red wines. While the region is famous for the Coonawarra wine region, and its popular coastline including fishing villages such as Robe and Beachport, there are also a number of inspiring attractions, including the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves, and the magnificent Blue Lake at Mount Gambier.
Murraylands accommodation - A picturesque area renown for its native wildlife, the scenic Marne River valley, beautiful limestone cliffs and river red gums where agricultural towns cling to its banks. Towns to explore include Mannum and Murray Bridge. Enjoy house boating, fishing, bushwalking or bird watching, and the regions many attractions.
Riverland accommodation - Experience South Australia's sunniest region, set against the magnificent Murray River. Popular for house boating, water sports and golf, it's a perfect holiday destination for the whole family. Lunch at Banrock Station Winery overlooking the wetlands, hire a dream house boat or sit on the edge of the riverbank and do a spot of fishing, reading or bird watching. The Riverland is a 2 hour drive east of Adelaide and includes approximately 300km of the Murray River. Towns to explore include Barmera, Berry and Renmark.
BAROSSA VALLEY AND CLARE VALLEY AND YORKE PENINSULA
Barossa Valley accommodation - Experience this scenic region an hour north east of Adelaide, which is home to over 500 grape growing families. The Barossa is arguably Australia's most famous wine region and it is home to well known labels such as Jacob's Creek, Peter Lehmann, Henschke, Wolf Blass, Seppelt, Yaldara and Yalumba. The region takes in the valley and the Barossa Ranges and its major towns include Tanunda Barossa Motor Lodge, Nuriootpa and Angaston.
Clare Valley accommodation - Drive 1½ hours north of Adelaide, stay in Clare Valley accommodation, Chaff Mill Village, Clare Valley Motel, Clare Country Club, follow the Heritage Passport Trail and discover one of Australia's most beautifully preserved towns, Burra. Or walk or cycle the 25km Riesling Trail and taste the produce and enjoy the scenery.
Yorke Peninsula accommodation - The Yorke Peninsula is 95km north of Adelaide, and a 1½ hour journey by car offering a unique blend of country and coastal living with more than 600km of coastline.
OUTBACK, FLINDERS RANGES, PORT AUGUSTA, PORT PIRIE
Finders Rangers and Outback accommodation - Explore South Australia's big backyard. It is characterised by a terrain of vivid red soil, dramatic ridges and colourful native flowers. Go hiking, bushwalking or camping in the ancient Flinders Ranges, cross the Simpson Desert in a four-wheel drive or simply enjoy a campfire under a starry Outback sky. Visit the underground opal mining town of Coober Pedy in the Outback, there is something for everyone.
SOUTH WEST - EYRE PENINSULA
Eyre Peninsula accommodation - Get up close and personal with some amazing wildlife by staying in Eyre Peninsula accommodation. Dive with fluorescent cuttlefish at Whyalla, swim with sea lions and dolphins at Baird Bay, or see the Southern Right Whales migrate past Head of Bight. See ancient Aboriginal hand prints at the Murrawijine Caves on the Nullarbor Plain.