South Australia, Australia - SA
South Australia is a southern central state of Australia. It has borders with all other Australian mainland states and the Northern Territory. South Australia is known as the Festival State because of the large number of festivals and events held throughout the state each year. Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia with the Adelaide city centre being square in shape. South Australia makes some of the best wines in Australia and export wine to many countries across the World. Most of the population in South Australia live in the coastline cities, towns and beaches, these areas are also the most popular tourist destinations in South Australia.
Places to visit in South Australia include the Barossa Valley with hundreds of wineries/ vineyards supplying holiday cottages, bed and breakfast guesthouses, serviced cabins and farm stay accommodation deals. Kangaroo Island has great relaxing holiday spots right on the beaches with good fishing, Flinders Ranges have good wilderness holiday accommodation places and plenty of walking and hiking trails/ treks that go for days. The Eyre Peninsula area with secluded beaches, tourist holiday resorts and restaurants and shopping is a must do. The Murray River meanders through the state with tourist towns and holiday spots all along the river. Tour the Murray River in a house boat with all accommodation supplied.
South Australia hosts many sporting events like cricket at the famous Adelaide Oval and football games at AAMI Stadium and South Australia will host the 2012 World Bowls Championship in Adelaide. Another major tourist and holiday maker destination in South Australia is the Fleurieu Peninsula with lots of family holiday entertainment areas, protected beaches and great family holiday places. If you want wilderness then travel into the Mount Lofty ranges and enjoy eco friendly retreats, wilderness walks and nature reserves. All around the Gulf St Vincent are secluded beaches, good fishing and camping spots, family holiday accommodation and landmark tourist attractions.