Holidays to Adelaide & South Australia

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Adelaide Holidays

South Australia, the state that provides over half of Australia’s wines, has a well earned reputation for great food and drink, and a Mediterranean climate to match.

The capital, Adelaide, sits on the banks of the River Torrens, with some fine colonial buildings lining the city centre and beautiful parklands surrounding them. A short drive west of the CBD, you can reach over 20 miles of linked beaches, with Glenelg beach reachable by tram. Just a 30 minute flight away is Kangaroo Island, a sanctuary for native Australian wildlife and lined with white sand beaches.

Further north, past the extensive vineyards of the Barossa and Clare Valleys, is the spectacular scenery of the Flinders Ranges, the gateway to South Australia’s outback.

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    South Australia Holiday Ideas

    Our top Adelaide and South Australia itineraries, chosen by FREEDOM customers.

    Seal Bay Conservation Park, Kangaroo Island

    Australia City & Island Hopper

    Adelaide | Kangaroo Island | Melbourne | Tasmania | Sydney | Hamilton Island | Brisbane

    Holiday Idea 29 days from £2690
    The Ghan Crossing The Victoria River

    The Ghan - Adelaide to Alice Springs

    Adelaide | Alice Springs

    Rail journey 2 days from £869

    Southern Rail & River Cruise

    Sydney | Adelaide | Melbourne

    Holiday Idea 13 days from £1585
    INC INDIAN PACIFIC
    Glass Gorge, Blinman, South Australia

    South Australia Circuit

    Adelaide | Kangaroo Island | Flinders Ranges | Clare Valley | Adelaide

    Self drive 8 days from £915
    Kangaroo Island, South Australia

    Wildlife Islands of Australia

    Perth | Adelaide | Kangaroo Island | Melbourne | Brisbane | Tangalooma Island | Cairns | Fitzroy Island

    Holiday Idea 19 days from £2345
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    Great Ocean Road, Australia

    Adelaide to Sydney Road Trip

    Adelaide | Great Ocean Road | Melbourne | Canberra | Sydney

    Self Drive Holiday 16 days from £1155
    Great Ocean Road

    About Adelaide & South Australia

    Adelaide’s heritage style of architecture makes it one of the most attractive cities in Australia. Its hidden laneways and tucked away side streets boast an abundance of cosy cafes, exceptional eateries and up-and-coming bars.

    Fine Wines

    For a true taste of South Australia, head to the wine-growing regions of Adelaide Hills, Barossa and Clare Valley for the chance to sample some of the counties finest produce. All of which are an easy drive from the city, but to truly enjoy yourself, we recommend joining a tour from Adelaide or staying in one of the region’s boutique vineyard hotels.

    Incredible Wildlife

    Further afield, the city acts as the gateway to the picturesque wildlife haven of Kangaroo Island. Dramatic coastal scenery, secluded pristine beaches and an abundance of native wildlife make this island a must on any South Australia holiday.

    Rugged Outback

    Experience Australia’s rugged outback with a trip to the remarkable Flinders Ranges; home of Wilpena Pound, a natural amphitheatre spanning over 100km, and the breathtaking Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges. Explore these incredible sights at ground level on a hike or in a 4WD, or take to the skies on a scenic flight.

    Alternatively, head underground to the working mining town Coober Pedy, a fascinating destination where half the population live in underground dugouts to escape high temperatures in summer. To maximise your time here, opt for a unique stay in one of its underground hotels such as the Desert Cave Hotel.

    If you’d like to learn more about South Australia, talk to one of our expert staff today. All of our team have spent time in Australia and would be happy to help.

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