So, have you been hibernating this winter? If so, spring is here and with it comes sunshine, flowers blooming and birds chirping. What a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air all while exploring South Australia.
We all are aware that COVID-19 has impacted not only the tourism industry but many others. And whilst overseas travel and dare we say interstate travel is at a standstill for a while, there is the whole of South Australia to discover and explore.
FOLLOW THE SOUTH COAST and visit towns such as Port Noarlunga. Stop and have a dip in the ocean at Maslin Beach. Why not enjoy some retail therapy at Aldinga Central Shopping Centre.
From visiting coastal towns such as PORT VICTORIA and Port Clinton in Yorke Peninsula, both well loved towns predominantly for fishing and holidaying in, to visiting beautiful and historic towns a bit more inland likeWUDINNA located in the Eyre Peninsula. This beautiful town will have you experiencing authentic outback Australia with many things to see and do. Such as stopping by and looking at the Australian Farmer Statue carved out of local granite. You can climb Mount Wudinna which is one of the largest granite monoliths in the southern hemisphere and take in the spectacular view from the top.
Why not head down to the Southeastern side of South Australia, known as the Limestone Coast and visit towns such as Robe, Naracoorte and of courseMOUNT GAMBIER. Spend a night or two in Mt Gambier (Second largest town in South Australia), and visit iconic geological wonders such as, the sparkling blue waters of the Blue Lake or the underground garden known as Umpherston Sinkhole and enjoy the picturesque garden with stunning roses and colourful hydrangeas.
South Australia is alive in spring with so many towns and local shops to visit. Pick a region, plan your day and get on the road. What a perfect time to help support local South Australian businesses.
Autumn is well underway and what a perfect time to step out from your front door and head out to see what our beautiful state has to offer. There is no better time than the present to escape the city and explore the new, the old and the quaint in South Australia.
Explore the Adelaide Hills with its rugged areas and home to some of SA’s best food. But of course, you cannot visit the Hills without stopping and immersing yourself with nature at Mt Lofty Botanic Park. Explore 97 hectares with stunning flower gardens and an array of trees and their AUTUMN LEAVES with their vibrant colours. Your eyes will delight when going for a casual stroll through one of the many trails, allowing you to de-stress, soak in and smell all that nature has to delight you with.
From the Adelaide Hills to the South, something new and exciting is opening on the 28th of March. The stunning Myponga Reservoir Reserve will be opening, and you will be able to enjoy kayaking (what an exciting opportunity for the adventure seekers) and fishing. What a fun filled day for young and old, with an array of activities to explore. Start the day with the dam wall drive to the lookout, enjoy the trail which can be ideal for walking, running, or biking. Why not pack a picnic lunch to enjoy while soaking in the picture-perfect surrounds. Make sure to include this in your to do list and be one of many to enjoy this experience.
If historic and quaint is your cup of tea, why not take a drive and stay for the weekend and explore the small historic town of QUORN. While your there make sure to not miss the current show on offer. From sunset every night to about 830pm the free Quorn Silo Light Show is exhibiting. Grab some dinner from the local hotel, sit and enjoy this starlit audio-visual celebration.
So, what are you waiting for! pack your bags and don’t let Covid stop you from exploring all that your state has for you to explore.