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Kangaroos at Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island

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Adelaide – where the Aussie adventure begins
Start your vacation in our state’s capital city. Home to a bustling bar scene and world-class events; historic buildings, lush parklands and an entire coastline of some of the country’s best beaches, 

Adelaide’s diverse cultural mix and dynamic local produce guarantees a sensational food experience. And, over the summer months, when the days are long, and the nights warm and balmy, Adelaide loves to party. But, don’t get too distracted. From here, it’s easy to access our wine regions (including the renowned Barossa Valley) and the wildlife haven of Kangaroo Island. 

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Be consumed by the flavors of the Barossa
Just an hour's drive from Adelaide, the Barossa is a world-famous wine region with more than 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries. Meet the wine-makers, family owners and proud locals.

Fino Seppeltsfield

Food and wine come together at Seppeltsfield's Fino restaurant in the Barossa.

With great wine comes great food so make sure you leave enough time to sample all of the locally-produced delights the Barossa has to offer. The 6-mile long Seppeltsfield Road is home to some of the Barossa’s most famous wineries and gourmet destinations including Hentley Farm. Visit Maggie Beer's Farm Shop - the home of Australian icon Maggie Beer. 

For a romantic escape, check in and chill out at The Louise (a Luxury Lodge of Australia) and dine at Appellation, one of Australia's finest regional dining experiences. Feeling adventurous? Take a hot-air balloon flight and experience Barossa from the skies. Visit the Barossa with Savor South Australia or Splendors of South Australia itineraries offered by Swain Destinations.

Minutes from the mainland but a million miles away; Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and natural, rugged beauty. If a show is what you want, a show is what you’ll get. Travel through bushland, to beaches, over rolling hills and around rocky cliffs. 
Kangaroo Island wildlife

Get up close and personal with the wildlife on Kangaroo Island.

Wildlife abounds on Kangaroo Island, which is known as a zoo without fences, and yes, you'll see lots of kangaroos. It's home to plenty of other native animals including rare birds, tammar wallabies, short-beaked echidnas and lots and lots of koalas. The amazing wildlife continues underwater with unique marine life, fish and leafy sea dragons. Stand on the shore in the cooler months and watch migrating southern right whales and their calves, and walk among a colony of sea lions at Seal Bay.

More than one third of the island is dedicated to national and conservation parks. Flinders Chase National Park is the biggest and here you'll find the wind-sculpted Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. The best way to explore this end of the island is on the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail - a 5-day hike through bushland, wildlife, towering gum trees and along the rugged coastline. 

Surf's up on the water and on the sand! Kangaroo Island is prized for its quality and quantity of uncrowded surf-breaks. You’ll often have the beach all to yourself. For something a little different, head to the Little Sahara Desert and surf the sand dunes. Kangaroo Island Spirits is South Australia's only boutique distillery, producing delicious liqueurs and cordials. Savor seafood plucked daily from the sea. Crack open sweet, freshwater crayfish, close your eyes, and enjoy the moment. Visit Kangaroo Island with Savor South Australia, Splendors of South Australia and Luxury in Australia itineraries offered by Swain Destinations.

There’s never been a better time to visit South Australia
Discover all that Adelaide and South Australia have to offer with these specially crafted itineraries from Swain Destinations.
Flinders Ranges national parks

Savor South Australia

Savor the incredible delights of South Australia with this 10-night journey Down Under. Discover the city of Adelaide, explore the outback in the Flinders Ranges, visit the world-famous Barossa wine region and see wildlife on Kangaroo Island.

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Skillogalee Clare Valley

Splendors of South Australia

Dive into the splendors of South Australia on a 9-night luxury journey. Build our own unique wine blend, see the exceptional wildlife of Kangaroo Island, and dine at some of South Australia's most acclaimed restaurants on this luxury, epicurean journey.

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Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island

Luxury in Australia

Embark on a journey to some of Australia's most luxurious properties on this Luxury Aussie Adventure. With spectacular scenery and opulent accommodation including Kangaroo Island's Southern Ocean Lodge, you are sure to fall in love with the land down under.

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