Holidays to Adelaide & South Australia by the FREEDOM AUSTRALIA experts

Adelaide & South Australia

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

Island & City Explorer

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

Holiday Idea 29 days from £2690
Save up to £185 The Ghan Crossing The Victoria River

The Ghan

Adelaide | Alice Springs

Rail journey 2 days from £705
Sydney to Melbourne

Motorhome Meander

Sydney | Melbourne | Great Ocean Road | Adelaide | Blue Mountains

Holiday Idea 28 days from £1049

Southern Rail & River Cruise

Sydney | Adelaide | Melbourne

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

South Australia Circuit

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

Self drive 8 days from £915
Great Ocean Road, Australia

Southern Coast & Capital Self Drive

Adelaide | Great Ocean Road | Melbourne | Canberra | Sydney

Holiday Idea 16 days from £1154

Things to Do

No holiday to South Australia is complete without ticking off at least one of these epic experiences!

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.

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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