South Australia - bucket list

The fourth largest of Australia's states and territories, South Australia is home to long summers, stunning beaches and award-winning wine, events and festivals. It’s the gateway to the Barossa, Flinders Ranges and outback and Kangaroo Island.
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#IronKnob #eyrepeninsula A birthplace of the Australian #Steel Industry Iron Knob, just off the Eyre Highway, is synonymous with the early development of #BHP (now #OneSteel) and the birth of the Australian steel industry. It was here in 1894 that the first iron ore deposit was discovered and the town consequently developed between the sister quarries of Iron Knob and Iron Monarch.

The mining township of Iron Knob provides a wonderful insight into the early years of the steel industry in Australia.

Vast domes of volcanic rock display a vivid array of colour against the pure white of the many salt lakes in the area, including Lake Gairdner. The ranges are renowned for their display of wildflowers in the spring. The first recorded sighting of South Australia's floral emblem - Sturt's Desert Pea was made here in 1839 by Edward John Eyre during an early exploration of the region.  #GawlerRangers #SouthAustralia #australia #EyrePeninsula

Gawler Ranges has much to offer the visitor, whether it be for an extended camping trip or a pleasant one-day excursion to enjoy and picnic and observe the geological formations. The ranges are a spectacular wilderness area of unspoiled beauty.

Port Lincoln is the seafood and aquaculture capital of #Australia, home to the country’s largest commercial fishing fleet and renowned for its southern bluefin tuna, King George whiting, Western King prawns and Southern Rock lobster.   You can also dive with #greatwhite #sharks  #eyrepeninsula #PortLincoln

This is happening in a few weeks.Shark Cage Diving in Port Lincoln, South Australia

#CoffinBay #SouthAustralia #eyrepeninsula Renowned for its world-famous oysters and home to one of the most stunning estuaries in Australia, Coffin Bay is a popular holiday spot  - its annual population swelling from 500 to 3000-plus every summer. The pristine, calm waters surrounding Coffin Bay are perfect for sailing, swimming, water-skiing and skin diving while its meandering waterways, bays, channels and inlets are ideal for rock, surf, jetty and boat fishing.

Coffin bay is renowned for it’s world class Coffin Bay Oyster and is surround by some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in Australia.

#barossa valley -#SouthAustralia

The fortified & canape wine flight at Seppeltsfield. A Barossa epicurean experience available at cellar door.

The #Barossa is a great romantic escape. The hills and valleys have inspired many local artists, so take some time, just the two of you and escape here for the weekend. Spend the night in million-star accommodation under clear skies. #BarossaValley #Adelaide #SouthAustralia #Australia

The is a great romantic escape. The hills and valleys have inspired many local artists, so take some time, just the two of you and escape here for the weekend. Spend the night in million-star accommodation under clear skies.

The Clare Valley has been making wine since the first grapes were planted in 1851. Today there are more than 40 cellar doors along a narrow 40 kilometre corridor, between #Auburn and #Clare. The towns are spaced closely together.  #Bungaree Station Farm #clarevalley #SouthAustralia #Australia

The Clare Valley has been making wine since the first grapes were planted in Today there are more than 40 cellar doors along a narrow 40 kilometre corridor, between and The towns are spaced closely together.

30 minutes from #Adelaide are Adelaide Hills  Step into an enchanted land of plenty where the sweetest fruit is picked by your very own hand. Fill your day at wonderful places like #Beerenberg, S#ummertown, Glen Ewin Estate and on the Cherry Trail and fill your fruit bowl with the freshest strawberries, apples, figs and cherries #Australia #SouthAustralia

Amazing view of the vineyards in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Click the image to find the McLaren Vale Visitor Guide and discover more.


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