Regarded as Australia’s wine capital, South Australia’s diversity may come as a surprise. From the salt flats of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre to the majesty of the Flinders Ranges, there is an inescapable wealth of riches pervading this incredible state.
Deep within South Australia’s remote Outback is the town of Coober Pedy. Coined the ‘Opal Capital of the World’, it’s an intriguing place where around half of the population live underground to escape soaring summer temperatures. You can even stay at an underground hotel.
Australia’s largest inland lake, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre basin occupies an area of nearly 10,000 square kilometres. Depending on seasonal rainfall, the dry salt lake’s barren landscape transforms into a thriving oasis.
After traversing the Birdsville track through some of the most arid landscape in the country, experience the hospitality of the Birdsville Hotel, which has become legendary as an authentic Outback pub.
Cameron Corner is a unique Outback meeting point at the intersection of Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales. One of the most easterly Outback reaches, it is a remote and quirky gateway to far-flung wilderness adventures.