One of the most popular Adelaide attractions is to explore the Barossa Valley winemaking region. There are several ways to experience Barossa Valley wine tours: you can self-drive from cellar door to cellar door, hire bicycles for a languid cycle through the vineyards or go on an organised tour...
Burra is a historic town 160km north of Adelaide, South Australia's capital. If you're looking for fun things to do near Adelaide, a self-guided heritage tour is an interesting way to relive Burra’s 19th-century copper boom. Wandering around Burra, you could be forgiven for not guessing that Burra had...
When visiting Adelaide, one of the luxurious things to do in Adelaide is to treat yourself to a stay at Thorngrove Manor Hotel in the Adelaide Hills. Imagine a fairytale castle with Baroque towers, majestic royal chambers, narrow corkscrew staircases and turrets. Each room was created out of the imagination of...
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Away from the city attractions in Adelaide, massaging a rhino is one activity that you’re probably not expecting on a visit to Monarto Zoo. I’m leaning through the steel bars, touching Satara’s horn. The Southern White Rhinoceros is enormous. “He loves it right there,” says Geoff Brooks, Monarto Zoo’s Assistant Manager,...
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A world away from the city attractions of Adelaide, South Australia’s Southern Ocean Lodge is a luxurious hideaway tucked away in Kangaroo Island’s wilderness. Southern Ocean Lodge Experiences “Whatever happens, don’t run,” says Peter Davis as he lifts the cover of a wooden beehive stacked with frames. “Don’t show any fear...
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Adelaide Zoo – cute pandas

Of all the Adelaide attractions, there's none as warm and fuzzy as visiting the pandas in Adelaide Zoo. All eyes are on cute pandas Funi and Wang Wang as they chew nonchalantly on bamboo, unfazed by hundreds of excited visitors at Adelaide Zoo. The pandas wander freely between their...

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Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is possibly the most beautiful place in Tasmania and is undoubtedly the most photographed. It's also a terrific place to go...
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Southern Tasmania