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Adelaide is the place you go when you have gone everywhere else and run out of places to go.
Its mainly suitable for people over 65 who are happy to sit and watch the view. cheap wine and empty beaches.
Most things you can do in South Australia can be done in any other city.
Don't expect wow factor because this state is dry and barren. I must be honest because it's your money.
Let's begin with Eyre Peninsula
This is Australia's Seafood capital and its also the place where you can
* Swim with Great White Sharks - http://www.calypsostarcharter.com.au/
* Swim with Southern Blue Fin Tuna - www.swimwith.com.au
* Swim with the amazingly tame and social Australian Sea Lions of Baird Bay - Unforgettable!! - www.bairdbay.com
* Jump in with Baird Bay's pod of resident dolphins... be warned ! they are big and curious.. but a lot of fun ! www.bairdbay.com
* Take a fishing charter to haul in some tasty snapper or a host of other "big" fish!
* dive in shallow water with the Giant Cuttlefish - an amazing adventure which can only be enjoyed at breeding time.. but well worth it.... if you've never seen hundreds of cuttlefish change shape and texture in front of your eyes.. you will here... ! http://www.cuttlefishcapital.com.au/
* Last but certainly not least... the amazing Whales at the Head of Bight. On the Edge of the Nullarbor plain hundreds of Southern Right Whales gather each year as part of their migratory pattern. Purpose built platforms allow visitors to be closer to these creatures than anywhere else in the world. You can take a scenic Flight as well with Chinta Air http://www.nullarbornet.com.au/towns/... http://www.chinta.com.au/t_whalewatch... are a couple of sites.. but google is your friend !
Not interested in getting wet?... you can enjoy the seafood on the land! - take a tour out to Australia's famous oyster leases at Coffin Bay and eat oysters FRESH from the water ! - http://www.coffinbayexplorer.com
The East Coast of Eyre Peninsula offers some of the beast beaches you will find. Most are easily accessable withy a 2 wheel drive and you will find that yours are the only footprintson these secluded beaches. Visit http://tumby.com.au for more details about the beaches around Tumby Bay.
A first stop for the aquatically minded would be Andrew Neighbour's Kangaroo Island Marine Tours - swim with dolphins on the North Coast or just sit in the boat and watch ! http://www.kimarinetours.com/ You'll find Penguins at Penneshaw and Kingscote, Pelican Feeding daily at Kingscote, a Marron Farm (what's a marron?... find out here ! http://andermel.com/ and of course Kangaroo Island is THE place for discovering Koalas, birds and a host of native marsupials in the wild. more information on Kangaroo Island here www.tourkangarooisland.com.au
Other adventures on KI include,:: KI Outdoor Action : Enjoy nature-based adventures at breathtaking Vivonne Bay. To get the adrenalin pumping, try sand boarding or Quad-bike (ATV) tours. Ride Quad bikes (available for children over 12 years) through 500 acres of bushland trails - a great way to see kangaroos and other wildlife in their natural environment. Those that do not want to ride themselves can join the guide in the lead vehicle. Surfboards and double or single kayaks are also available for hire. At Vivonne Bay you can also see the Birds Of Prey show where Dave Irving introduces you to his Eagles, Kookaburras, Owls and more! www.sealink.com.au
THE RARE BREEDS FARM A conservation project with a difference, this farm saves rare, heritage and unusual breeds of domesticated farm animals from extinction. Less than 4,000 breeds of domesticated farm animals exist globally and these are becoming extinct at a rate of two breeds per week. Many of the breeds kept are critically endangered and not on public display anywhere else in the world. A highly informative personal guided tour is provided
Around Adelaide - See the dolphins with Temptation http://www.dolphinboat.com.au or jump on a bike and explore the Adelaide hills, Mount Lofty, or the wine regions by mountain bike with Escapegoat http://escapegoat.com.au/
The Wine areas of South Australia are another another topic entirely but if you do find yourself in the Barossa.. a great adventure is to take a hot air balloon ride over the vineyards in this beautiful valley http://www.balloonadventures.com.au/
Horse Riders can participate in a Trail Ride in the Mid North Town of Burra http://burratrailrides.com/ or book an outback tour with a difference through the Prairie Hotel Parachilna the "Sunsets Saddles and Shiraz" www.prairiehotel.com.au
Those who want to experience the Australian bush might like to research South Australia's famous Heysen Trail. It can be done in sections, indeed many locals make it their goal to walk the entire trail in their lifetime. Some favourite parts are Deep Creek and the Flinders Ranges http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/park...