South Australia Holidays

Holidays in South Australia are perfect for pleasure seekers and hardy outdoor adventurers alike. With tranquil beaches, buzzing, creative cities and natural wildlife havens, the region is bursting with a variety of exotic flora and fauna. Intriguing sights and luxury experiences await in Adelaide, one of the most vibrant creative cities in Australia, and one not to be missed.

The South Australian mainland comprises both luscious green and dramatic rocky landscapes. Those in search of the good life will feel at home devouring artisan food and drink in the wineries of the Barossa Valley, whilst Aboriginal culture can be explored amongst the rugged, red mountains of the Flinders Ranges. Thrill seekers can get their hearts racing with hot air balloon rides, or book scuba diving trips and discover magical marine life.

Lush nature on holidays in South Australia

With over 65 years of experience, inside knowledge, and expert advice, Hayes & Jarvis offers tailor made luxury holidays to over 60 destinations. We’ll help to hand pick the perfect jaunts for your South Australian holiday, whether you want to embrace the great outdoors by embarking on an ocean safari or experience a taste of the finer things in life on our gourmet food and wine trail.

Combine your holiday in Southern Australia with a trip to the north, and travel in style on the epic Ghan Train. In contrast to the luscious green landscapes of the south, here you’ll find wetlands, creeks and rivers – some of which are home to crocodiles. Hop over to Australia’s only island state, Tasmania, to potter around the wharf-side warehouses which are now home to stylish boutiques and sweet coffee shops.

Destination Highlights
  • Taste wines in famous vineyards
  • Spot kangaroos, seals and dolphins
  • Marvel at geological rock formations
  • Take a hot air balloon ride
  • Explore aboriginal culture
  • Relax on sandy shores

Time Zone

+8.5 hours (GMT)

Flight Time

London Heathrow to South Australia is approx. 20 hours. Flight times can vary dependent on stop-over destination and connection

Currency

Australian dollar

Visa Information

All tourists require an Australian Tourist Visa, you can apply for an instant tourist visa, this is also known as an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa

Language

English

Health Information

No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations.

Our South Australia destinations

South Australia

Adelaide

Adelaide

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