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Top 5 Things To Do In South Australia According To Tripadvisor

Take in more than just wine in SA.

Top 5 Things To Do In South Australia According To Tripadvisor

Take in more than just wine in SA.
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Wine and rolling hills: The best things to do in South Australia.

In South Australia, there’s really one thing to you must do: drink wine.

Earning the title of a Great Wine Capital of The World, it’s home to 18 different wine regions, one of which is the internationally acclaimed Barossa Valley. Aside from that, travellers will find picturesque beaches, award-winning restaurants, and rolling green scenery.

In order to have the very best experience, Tripadvisor has listed its top five things to do in South Australia as rated by travellers.

1. Barossa Valley Wineries Tour with Tastings and Lunch

We’ve established South Australia as a wine lovers paradise, and Barossa Valley is pumping out some of the most renowned wines in the world.

This tour takes the work out of it all by planning a full day of glorious wine tasting with lunch. You’ll visit four different wineries, Chateau Yaldara, Peter Lehmann Winery, Rosenvale Vineyards, and Wolf Blass, while also stopping off at one for a tasty feast and visiting the famous Adelaide Whispering Wall. The guides will take you behind the scenes and make sure you come out the other side an expert.

This one takes the cake as one of the best things to do in South Australia, and also came in at second place for Tripadvisors best experiences in all of Australia.

2. Kangaroo Island in a Day Tour from Adelaide

If you’re keen to experience iconic wildlife and nature sights, then a day tour of Kangaroo Island will be your must-do.

The action-packed tour includes a visit to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Flinders Chase National Park, where guests can spot seals, koalas, kangaroos, and more with a knowledgable tour guide to navigate along the way- just make sure you’ve got your camera handy for some epic shots. You won’t go hungry either with a 2-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro, where windows and deck provide opportunities to watch for koalas and kangaroos in the surrounding bush.

Top 5 Things To Do In South Australia According To Tripadvisor

3. McLaren Vale Winery Tour with Wine Tasting and Lunch

Back to the wine, this small-group tour will have you savouring tasty local drops at some of the top wineries in McLaren Vale.

There will be no need to fight over who’s designated driver with transportation for the whole day, including a scenic drive through Fleurieu Peninsula. After touring some vineyards and upping your wine knowledge you’ll stop for lunch at a winery restaurant and then continue on for even more tastings. Sounds like the perfect day to us!

Top 5 Things To Do In South Australia According To Tripadvisor

4. Kayak Tour in Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary

The great outdoors are calling on this kayaking tour through ancient mangrove forests to the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary.

The guides will lead you through some of South Australia’s most gorgeous waterways where you can get up close and personal with some friendly dolphin residents while learning all about them. Aside from a fabulous wildlife viewing experience, you’ll also be stunned by the scenery with mangrove creeks that have been there for over 10,000 years and past shipwrecks of a bygone era.

5. Torrens River Cruise in Adelaide

The River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri is the main waterway running through Adelaide, separating the Adelaide city centre from North Adelaide.

This tour will have you seeing Adelaide from a whole new vantage point as you pass by places like the Adelaide Gaol, Historic Lounders Boatshed Cafe, SkyCity Adelaide, Adelaide Zoo, and St Peter’s Cathedral. It’s a nice little filler when you’re looking to waste an hour or so running for about 40-45 minutes, and you’ll come out a bit of an Adelaide knowledge buff.

Top 5 Things To Do In South Australia According To Tripadvisor


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