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Things to do in Whyalla, South Australia

Things to do in Whyalla, South Australia

When growing up Whyalla was a city I visited with my family from time to time, usually for medical appointments or other “offical business” type stuff. I had never thought about it as a place to visit as a tourist. Recently though I did just that, I spent...
Things to do in Burra, South Australia

Things to do in Burra, South Australia

As I am busy exploring my own state of South Australia I am coming to towns I have not visited before. Burra is one of those places, and I almost can’t believe this is my first visit. Burra is a popular town for weekend getaways from Adelaide, particularly...
Things to do in Clare Valley, South Australia

Things to do in Clare Valley, South Australia

The Clare Valley is one of the most popular regions to visit while in South Australia. It is best known as a wine region, but this list will show there are many other things to do in Clare Valley too. Where is Clare Valley Clare Valley is located north of Adelaide,...
Things to do on Granite Island

Things to do on Granite Island

When in Victor Harbor, it’s almost compulsory to venture over the causeway to Granite Island. Once over there though what is there to do? Here I tell you all the things to do on Granite Island.   Where is Granite Island? Granite Island is located just off...
Urimbirra Wildlife Park

Urimbirra Wildlife Park

As we were driving back to Adelaide from the popular coastal town of Victor Harbor on the Fleurieu Peninsula we saw Urimbirra Wildlife Park. Almost every other time we have been to Victor Harbor this same scenario has occurred. “Look”, one of us would say,...
Visiting the d’Arenberg Cube

Visiting the d’Arenberg Cube

In December 2017 a completely new style of cellar door opened at the d’Arenberg Winery. This was no converted old stone building or a new building made to blend in with the vines and landscape. This was the d’Arenberg Cube, built to stand out and grab...
Things to do in Port Augusta

Things to do in Port Augusta

Port Augusta, South Australia, is about 3.5 hours drive north of Adelaide at the top of the Spencer Gulf. It is often called the “Crossroads of Australia” since it is at the intersection of the main north-south route between Adelaide and Darwin, and the...
A Day at Monarto Zoo

A Day at Monarto Zoo

I am a bit wary about zoos. In recent years we have become more informed about the way zoos and other animal attractions treat their animals. It’s no longer okay to ride elephants, and circus animals are no longer made to do unnatural tricks. Zoos with animals...