Adelaide & South Australia holiday highlights

Adelaide is Australia's wine capital, a city steeped in arts and culture where festivals – like second largest arts festival, Adelaide Fringe – are easy to find. The countryside is just on your doorstep in  Adelaide Hills, where you can visit German-influenced towns and wineries. Some of the world's oldest grapevines are found in the South Australia Wine Regions which include the famed Barossa Valley. Wildlife is easy to find in South Australia – Kangaroo Island is Australia's very own Galapagos with incredible wildlife viewing 45 minutes from the mainland. You can go on an epic train journey on board The Ghan, which runs between Adelaide and Darwin via the Outback.

Adelaide & South Australia key facts

Time difference

GMT +9½ hours

Capital

Adelaide

Currency

Australian Dollar

Flying time to destination

Adelaide: 20 hours

Language

English

Passport & visas

All British passport holders require an Electronic Travel Authority Visa (ETA). ETA Visas are processed by Kuoni and electronically linked to your passport.

Adelaide & South Australia good to know

Tipping

If you feel that you have received an excellent service and wish to show appreciation for this then a discretionary tip of 10% may be given.