Aerial view of vineyard in Coonawarra region.

Limestone Coast

The Limestone Coast is a treasure trove of natural wonders which features 20 sites of international or national significance.

The Limestone Coast is one of the most beautiful and untouched regions in the world. This region is an outdoor paradise with vast stretches of unspoiled coastline, lush landscapes, and stunning beaches. There's something here for every type of traveler; from nature lovers to adventure seekers. Here’s a closer look at all that this amazing region has to offer

Outdoor Activities

The coastal towns on the Limestone Coast are filled with endless opportunities for outdoor activities. From swimming or snorkeling along the pristine coastlines to exploring ancient limestone caves and hiking through eucalyptus forests, there’s something here for everyone! For those looking for more extreme activities, there are plenty of options too — from abseiling down cliffs to mountain biking through rugged terrain.

Local Culture

The rural communities of the Limestone Coast are known for their warm hospitality and unique culture. From small-town markets to local wineries and breweries, there is no shortage of things to do here. Whether you’re interested in sampling some craft beer or browsing through some handmade crafts, you won’t be disappointed by what this delightful region has to offer.

Wildlife Encounters

The wildlife on the Limestone Coast is just as diverse as its landscapes - from kangaroos basking in meadows to koalas sleeping in gum trees, it’s a wildlife haven! You can also spot various species of birds soaring through the skies or even catch a glimpse of dolphins frolicking in the crystal blue waters off shore. No matter what kind of wildlife encounter you seek out here, you won't be disappointed!

Coonawarra Wine Region

The Coonawarra wine region is a wine region centred on the town of Coonawarra in the Limestone Coast zone of South Australia. It is known for the Cabernet Sauvignon wines produced on its "terra rossa" soil. Coonawarra is an Aboriginal word meaning "Honeysuckle". It is about 380 km southeast of Adelaide, close to the border with Victoria.

As well as its natural wonders, Limestone Coast is also home to some of Australia’s most charming towns. From Robe to Beachport and Mount Gambier, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventurous hike, you’ll find plenty to explore in Limestone Coast. Come discover the unique culture and history of this place and you won’t be disappointed.


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  • Discovering Mount Gambier
    Discovering Mount Gambier
    Mount Gambier is a beautiful destination on Australia's Limestone Coast
  • The Serene Charm of Hindmarsh Island
    The Serene Charm of Hindmarsh Island
    The island is one of South Australia's best-kept secrets, offering a serene charm that is sure to captivate any traveler.
  • A Guide to Coonawarra
    A Guide to Coonawarra
    Discover Coonawarra, the "Napa Valley" of Australia, nestled in the picturesque Limestone Coast region of South Australia just a few hours' drive from Adelaide.
  • Spooky Secrets of Adelaide Arcade
    Spooky Secrets of Adelaide Arcade
    Do you believe in ghosts? Adelaide Arcade in Australia is known for its ghostly sightings and mysterious happening.
  • Alligator Gorge
    Alligator Gorge
    Alligator Gorge is within the scenic Mount Remarkable National Park, in the Southern Flinders Ranges, just 10km south of Wilmington.
  • Flavours of the Fleurieu
    Flavours of the Fleurieu
    Indulge in some of the best local country produce and a number of wineries offering great wine tasting and cellar door wine tour experiences.
  • Clare Valley Wines
    Clare Valley Wines
    The Clare Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regions, dating back 150 years, and home to some of the best Riesling wines in the country.
  • The Wines of Barossa
    The Wines of Barossa
    The Barossa Valley is a renowned wine-producing region northeast of Adelaide, and is the main source of employment for many residents.
  • The River Torrens
    The River Torrens
    The River Torrens flows 85km from its source in the Adelaide Hills and runs between the city-centre and North Adelaide forming the Torrens Lake.
  • Yalata [The Nullarbor]
    Yalata [The Nullarbor]
    Yalata is an Aboriginal community located 200 kilometres west of Ceduna on the Great Australian Bight in South Australia.
  • Smoky Bay [The Nullarbor]
    Smoky Bay [The Nullarbor]
    Smoky Bay is a relaxed seaside town located south east of Ceduna, with beautiful beaches ideal for swimming, crabbing and windsurfing.
  • Nullarbor
    Nullarbor
    There is plenty of Australian wildlife to see when crossing the Nullabor. Kangaroos, camels, dingoes and even wombats can be seen.
  • Ceduna [The Nullarbor]
    Ceduna [The Nullarbor]
    Ceduna is a great base for exploring the pristine ocean and rugged coastline of the Great Australia Bight.
  • Border Village - Nullarbor
    Border Village - Nullarbor
    Border Village is located fifty metres east of the Western Australian Agricultural checkpoint, twelve kilometres east of Eucla.
  • The Great Australian Bight
    The Great Australian Bight
    The Great Australian Bight is a very large bight (or bend in the coast that forms an open bay) on the southern edge of the Australian continent.
Border Village
Border Village - Nullarbor

Border Village is located fifty metres east of the Western Australian Agricultural checkpoint, twelve kilometres east of Eucla.

Spooky Secrets of Adelaide Arcade
Spooky Secrets of Adelaide Arcade

Do you believe in ghosts? Adelaide Arcade in Australia is known for its ghostly sightings and mysterious happening.

Alligator Gorge
Alligator Gorge

Alligator Gorge is within the scenic Mount Remarkable National Park, in the Southern Flinders Ranges, just 10km south of Wilmington.

The Great Australian Bight
The Great Australian Bight

The Great Australian Bight is a very large bight (or bend in the coast that forms an open bay) on the southern edge of the Australian continent.

The River Torrens
The River Torrens

The River Torrens flows 85km from its source in the Adelaide Hills and runs between the city-centre and North Adelaide forming the Torrens Lake.

Yalata [The Nullarbor]
Yalata [The Nullarbor]

Yalata is an Aboriginal community located 200 kilometres west of Ceduna on the Great Australian Bight in South Australia.

Wines of Adelaide Hills
Wines of Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills region is celebrated for its impressive wines, which have achieved significant international recognition.

Clare Valley Wines
Clare Valley Wines

The Clare Valley is one of Australia's oldest wine regions, dating back 150 years, and home to some of the best Riesling wines in the country.

South Australia Surf Spots
South Australia Surf Spots

In South Australia & want to find out the best surfing spots? We have them for you.

Nullarbor
Nullarbor

There is plenty of Australian wildlife to see when crossing the Nullarbor. Kangaroos, camels, dingoes and even wombats can be seen.


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