South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi). It is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories containing a fifth of Australia's population.
South Australia shares borders with all of the mainland states and the Northern Territory. It is bordered to the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory, to the north-east by Queensland, to the east by New South Wales, to the south-east by Victoria, and to the south by the Great Australian Bight and the Indian Ocean.
The southern part of the state has a Mediterranean climate with its main temperature range being 29 °C (84 °F) in January and 15 °C (59 °F) in July. Daily temperatures in parts of the state in January and February can be up to 48 °C (118 °F).
South Australia offers some of the country's best tourism and leisure opportunities. It is home to Australia's best known wine country, including the Barossa, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale. It is Australia's gateway to the Outback, including the stunning Flinders Ranges and iconic experiences such as Coober Pedy for opal mining, the Birdsville & Oodnadatta Tracks and Lake Eyre.
Adelaide - is the capital of South Australia, a beautiful city of more than one million people nestled between sparkling gulf waters and the Adelaide Hills. It is a vivacious city that relishes good living, fine food and wine and art, in beautiful surroundings. Its classic Australian architecture and collection of cultural attractions such as the Art Gallery and natural history museum are within easy walking distance from Rundle Mall, the major shopping precinct.
Kangaroo Island - Australia's Galapagos is world renowned for nature based experiences. It's six times bigger than Singapore, or the same size as Long Island, New York,with a breathtaking diversity of natural environments to discover. Beautiful Kangaroo Island is a microcosm of different landscapes and environments - stunning beaches, forests, desert dunes and farmland. It's the place to see amazing native wildlife in the wild. So it's no wonder that it's one of Australia's National Landscape.
Port Lincoln - the Seafood Capital of Australia. With a population of 15,000, Port Lincoln is the major commercial centre for the Eyre Peninsula and a popular destination for visitors. A beautiful township overlooking the enormous Boston Bay, Port Lincoln is an ideal base for exploring the coast and hinterland of the lower Eyre Peninsula. Experience amazing wildlife encounters, swimming with sealions and tuna, sample fresh local seafood and learn about the region's aquaculture. Galleries and quality art and craft galleries with local products and souviners will add to the experience of this amazing destination.
Robe - is proud of its shipping history and was the largest port in the region. Now it is a gateway to a number of fantastic and notable wine districts Padthaway, Connawarra and Penola. Also known for its rich history in a relative close proximity is the UNESCO world Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves and the majestic Blue Lake of Mt Gambier. With a rugged coastline it is well known for lobster and inland the wagyu beef is world famous. With friendly locals and a welcoming atmosphere Robe will be a destination that delivers fond memories.