South Australia is buzzing with cultural experiences around every corner. From wine and art to desert sunsets and opal mines; this short break is a must-do before 30!

Coober Pedy

If you’re planning a weekend away in South Australia then make sure you spend a night in Coober Pedy! If it’s breathtaking sunrises and sunsets you’re after then it will not disappoint. The excitement doesn’t stop there however, Coober Pedy is known as the Opal Capital of the… wait for it… world!

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This city has everything you need for a well-rounded short break away! Visit the region’s wineries, observe the CBD’s beautiful architecture, visit museums and dine out in chic restaurants. They don’t call it ‘Rad’elaide for nothing!

Mount Gambier

This city is known for its beautiful volcanic landscapes, stunning limestone and in the summer time, its cobalt Blue Lake!


Kingston is most famous for its fishing, wine-making and cattle farming but is a great stopover location if you’re visiting Mount Gambier! It has some pretty stunning beaches on offer and is an awesome spot for scuba diving, windsurfing and swimming!

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Western Australia
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