South Australia is home to long summers, mild winters, and stunning beaches and is the gateway to the unique landscapes of the Flinders Ranges and iconic Kangaroo Island.
Wild about wildlife
Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island
credit Tourism Australia
Adelaide is perfect for kids who are wild about all creatures great and small, with numerous zoos and wildlife parks located nearby.
Right in the heart of the city is Adelaide Zoo, home to 1,800 animals including the only giant Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere. Kids will love getting to the zoo on the Popeye riverboat from Elder Park and the Botanic Gardens are also walking distance from the zoo.
Monarto Zoo a 1,000 hectare open range zoo, offering memorable safari experiences is one hour drive from Adelaide - kids can see lions, cheetahs, elephants and rare animals like the black rhinoceros. Also just a short drive away is the Cleland Wildlife Park, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorge Wildlife Park and Urimbirra Wildlife Park plus lots more!
Adelaide Zoo - http://www.zoossa.com.au/adelaide-zoo
Monarto Zoo - http://www.zoossa.com.au/monarto-zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park - http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/clelandwildlife/Home
Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary - http://www.zoossa.com.au/warrawong
Gorge Wildlife Park - http://www.gorgewildlifepark.com.au/
Urimbirra Wildlife Park - http://www.southaustralia.com/info.aspx?id=9000031
Stay a few days at Kangaroo Island, one of Australia's greatest wilderness destinations. Best known for its magnificent coastal views, unique landscapes, uncrowded beaches and fascinating wildlife including Australian sea-lions, New Zealand fur seals, penguins, kangaroos, wallabies and koalas KI is accessible by ferry.
Accommodation includes, 3 and 4 star hotels, inns and private villas, or you can stay at Stranraer Homestead: a working sheep farm which has been in the Wheaton family for generations. http://www.tourkangarooisland.com.au/
Kangaroo Island, South Australia, credit Tourism Australia
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