South Australia is Australia's fourth largest state, and only slightly smaller than Texas. Because of its geographical location, you can witness everything synonymous with Australia and easily accessible.
Never under-estimate South Australia! Often described as the coast with the most, it is situated on the South Ocean in the Bite, & it has a coastline that takes your breath away!
Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and has long been known as the City of Churches. It boasts an architectual gallery of church buildings, and many restored Victorian and Edwardian buildings scattered throughout the city, that when lit at night can transform you into fantasy land. It is one of those cities where walking around can be entertainment in itself. Rundle Mall, in the CBD, has an international and national array of stores and boutiques, local institutions and specialty shops, cafes, arcades, flower stalls, buskers, some exquisite sculpture and is open for seven-day trading.
Adelaide is surrounded by parklands, sports fields, a top-class golf course, walking and cycling tracks and beautiful gardens. Adelaide is often referred to as a 'city within a park', because its surrounded by 29 parks (930 hectares) which is 45% of the city area.
Adelaide is the wine and festival capital of Australia! South Australia boasts 70% of the nation's wine exports, and the famous Barossa wine growing region. The Adelaide Central Market is the National Wine Centre of Australia. The city's nearest winery cellar doors are on the plains or nestled in the foothills.
Fifteen minutes east of the General Post Office in Adelaide, is the Penfolds Magill Estate which is the birthplace of Australia's most famous wine, the 'Grange'. Northeast is Angove's Winery at Tea Tree Gully which is still owned and operated by the Angove family. Venture north and you will find Joseph and Dina Grilli's Primo Estate cellar door, which offers tastings of their varietal wines and award-winning olive oils and aged vinegars.