South Australia Accommodation
Holiday accommodation in South Australia covers almost every region with a supply at all market levels. Most visitors to South Australia enter the state through Adelaide airport and use Adelaide as a holiday base while they use hire vehicles to explore the wonderful scenic regions that South Australia is famous for. Adelaide itself has lots of hotel, apartment and resort accommodation. The most popular places to stay in Adelaide are the center of the city and the beachside suburb of Glenelg. Both regions cater for tens of thousands of visitors. Adelaide is surrounded by many of the states most visited tourist regions. The Adelaide hills contain many popular destinations such as the german inspired town of Harndorf.
In South Australia's south is the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula with its wineries and beautiful coastal scenery. Towns like Victor Harbour attract many tourists. Just off the coast here is one of Australia's most unique tourist destinations. Kangaroo Island is Australia' third largest island and is connected to the mainland via a vehicular ferry service or by air from Adelaide. Kangaroo Island is a microcosm of the Australian wildlife scene and the main town of Kingscote has lots of accommodation for tourists. Only about half of the island has been cleared for agricultural purposes and the remainder is pretty much as it was when the first European explores arrived in Australia.
In South Australia's west are St Vincent and Spencer Gulfs. These two waterways are lined by coastal towns and rich agricultural regions. Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Port Augusta and Port Pirie are located on either the Yorke or Ayre peninsula's. Both of these see thousands of tourists migrating through their regions or coming to enjoy the accommodation in local resorts and hotels. Further to the west, the Eyre Highway leads to the Nullabor Plain and Western Australia. In South Australia's north, it dosn't take long to enter the great Australian outback. The Flinders ranges provide fantastic scenery and excellent accommodation can be enjoyed in places like Wilpena pound and the opal mining town of Coober Pedy. Many tourists travel through this region by vehicle to see Lake Eyre or travel on to the Northern Territory to see Ayers Rock and Alice Springs.
The most important tourist regions in South Australia are the wine growing regions. many resorts and hotels provide fantastic accommodation for those visitors wanting to enjoy the delights of the world famous wineries and restaurants of the Barossa Valley and the Clare Valley. Here, some of the most famous names in the Australian wine growing industry have cellar doors that are open to the public. Wines from this region have won top awards around the world over generations and the produce rivals that of all the major wine growing regions throughout the world. The Barossa Valley region is close to the Murray river and the border with Victoria. Many tourists like to Start a holiday in Adelaide, visit the wineries in the region and then proceed through into Victoria, visit the Grampians Mountains and then drive on to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road.
No Matter where you travel in South Australia, you will find top class holiday accommodation.