With a fantastic climate, the great outdoors beckons in this wonderful part of Australia.
There are certainly plenty of things to see and do in this area of Australia, particularly if you are a fan of outdoor activities. You can swim with dolphins, cuddle a koala or go on fantastic deep-sea fishing trips.
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
South Australia experiences a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm, dry summers. The further north you travel, the hotter the summer months. The average daily summer temperatures, (December to February), is 28 degrees Celsius, but can reach a peak of 45 degrees. In winter (June to August), the average falls to 16 degrees. Rainfall is mainly during the winter months.
One of the great wine capitals of the world, Adelaide is a great destination with plenty to see and do. With a laid-back friendly attitude, its perfect for families, with a bunch of activities for the young ones, such as Adelaide Zoo or the Aquatic Centre. For family friendly beaches, it’s best to head north from Adelaide.
South Australia is a great destination to get up close to Australian wildlife. How about cuddling a koala or swimming with dolphins and sea lions…? It’s all possible in South Australia. Whale watching is another fantastic experience, and it can be arranged with an excursion from Victor Harbour near Adelaide. Kangaroos can be seen in most parts of Australia, but one of the best places to see them is Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. Set in over 50 acres, it’s home to more than 1000 animals.
Stunning scenery and wonderful national parks are all part of the beauty of the Eyre Peninsular. You can experience unique Australian wildlife or, for the more adventurous, try your hand at deep-sea fishing.