2017

Seppeltsfield Estate Winery

International tourism cracks one billion dollars for the first time in South Australia

June 07, 2017

International tourism is booming in South Australia with figures showing expenditure has cracked the billion dollar mark for the first time.

QantasLink lands on Kangaroo Island

‘Flying Kangaroo’ to land on Kangaroo Island

June 05, 2017

Australia’s national carrier Qantas will offer direct flights to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide and Melbourne, in a major coup for one of the State’s premier tourism destinations.

Socceroos

Socceroos squad named for World Cup qualifier at Adelaide Oval

May 31, 2017

Caltex Socceroos Head Coach Ange Postecoglou has named the 23-man squad for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia, hosted at Adelaide Oval.

Charred, Town Square, Tasting Australia 2017

Toast of the town – 2017 Tasting Australia a record-breaker

May 19, 2017

It’s official: the first annual Tasting Australia was the biggest ever with 52,010 people visiting the Town Square during the eight day festival – about 12,000 more than last year.

Santos Tour Down Under 2017

Another big event for SA’s booming visitor economy

May 04, 2017

A world-class 24-hour endurance cycling challenge will be one of the first events to be staged at the new state-of-the-art Tailem Bend Motorsport complex, The Bend.

Naracoorte Caves

Major funding boost for SA tourism infrastructure project on the Limestone Coast

May 04, 2017

A major South Australian tourism project on the Limestone Coast has received a funding boost of nearly $1.4 million in the third round (2016-17) of the Australian Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure programme (TDDI).

Tasting Australia

Take a bite out of South Australia

April 30, 2017

Tasting Australia is back this weekend, celebrating unique food and beverage experiences across South Australia’s top culinary locations.

SA Wooden Boat Festival

Wooden Boat Festival sails into Goolwa

April 21, 2017

This weekend, Goolwa will celebrate South Australia’s rich maritime heritage with a fun-filled festival based at the popular Wharf Precinct.

Santos Tour Down Under

Record Results for the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

April 12, 2017

This year’s Santos Tour Down Under (TDU) has created history, smashing all previous TDU economic impact and event specific visitor results.

Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island

State’s regions prepare for Easter tourism boom

April 11, 2017

The upcoming four-day Easter break is expected to see an influx of visitors holidaying across the state.

FloatFest

Murraylands makes world record attempt at Floatfest

April 06, 2017

The Murraylands will attempt to paddle into the Guinness World Record books - for the most canoes and kayaks on the Murray River - at the 2017 Floatfest.

Yorke Peninsula

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for Yorke Peninsula

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Riverland

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - continuing to boost the Riverland

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and regions like the Riverland are making a significant contribution to our state’s tourism economy.

Murraylands

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - continuing to boost the Murraylands

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions are continuing to be a key driver of the dollars spent.

Limestone Coast

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for the State’s South East

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Kangaroo Island

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for Kangaroo Island

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Flinders Ranges and Outback

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for the Flinders Ranges and Outback

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions provided a major boost to our visitor economy.

Port Willunga

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for the Fleurieu Peninsula

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Eyre Peninsula

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for the Eyre Peninsula

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Clare Valley

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for Clare Valley

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Barossa

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion – continuing to boost the Barossa

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Adelaide Hills

South Australia’s tourism industry now at $6.3 billion - great news for the Adelaide Hills

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion –and our regions continue to provide a major boost to our visitor economy.

Adelaide Oval

Victorians help push South Australia’s tourism industry to new high

March 29, 2017

Tourism related expenditure in South Australia has reached a record $6.3 billion – and our neighbours in Victoria have provided the biggest boost to our visitor economy.

Remarkable Rocks

New Study shows Kangaroo Island is our biggest drawcard for Chinese visitors

March 19, 2017

Chinese travellers continue to be the fastest growing inbound market for South Australia, with visitor numbers up 41 per cent and total spend now more than $250 million a year.

Air New Zealand

First Dreamliner service scheduled for Adelaide as SA takes off

March 15, 2017

Air New Zealand is the latest international airline to boost its flights to Adelaide with an announcement today to introduce a new, bigger aircraft – its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – on the Auckland to Adelaide route from October.

Clipsal 500

Flag drops on the Clipsal 500 Adelaide and paves the way for young rev heads

March 02, 2017

South Australian motor racing young guns today met with local champion, Nick Percat, on the opening day of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide and experienced what it takes to become a supercar driver.

Clipsal 500 Adelaide

Clipsal 500 Adelaide rallies for Sam Willoughby

February 27, 2017

The South Australian Government is offering Australian adrenaline junkies a once in a lifetime opportunity to race through the streets of Adelaide at up to 240km/h.

Seppeltsfield Estate Winery

National spotlight shines on South Australian tourism operators

February 25, 2017

Seven South Australian tourism operators have been recognised at a national level overnight, winning accolades at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.

Ana Ros

Tasting Australia welcomes World’s Best Female Chef and new focus on the regions

February 22, 2017

The World’s Best Female Chef Ana Ros of Hisa Franko is among Tasting Australia’s festival stars for 2017, as the event expands further into South Australia’s famed food and wine regions.

Queen Mary 2

Maiden voyage for Queen Mary 2 to Kangaroo Island

February 20, 2017

Kangaroo Island's population of 4500 will almost double today as South Australia's booming tourism industry delivers another huge boost for the island.

Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations

Latest round of regional South Australia events funding opens

February 16, 2017

The South Australian Government’s commitment to create more jobs and wealth in the tourism industry continues with today’s announcement of a new round of funding for events in regional South Australia.

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Biggest solar challenge to hit the biggest screens in world premiere

February 15, 2017

In its 30th year, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) is about to be celebrated on a global stage of a different kind - IMAX® giant screens – for its shining role in the new film ‘Dream Big: Engineering Our World’.

ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open

Women’s Australian Open adds to a sizzling summer of sport

February 13, 2017

Top-ranking international golfers competing in the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open have arrived in Adelaide ahead of this week’s tournament.

Hentley Farm

South Australia to host two-day culinary itinerary for World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy

February 08, 2017

The group of media and influencers who chair the voting panels for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, known as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, will visit South Australia from 6 to 7 April 2017 for a two-day itinerary

Fleurieu Film Festival

Film festival returns to the Fleurieu Peninsula

February 06, 2017

Film buffs and filmmakers from across Australia will head to the Fleurieu Peninsula this week for the return of the two-day Fleurieu Film Festival.

Man v Machine

Adelaide Oval ready to rumble ahead of historic Fight Night

February 02, 2017

Champion boxers Anthony Mundine and Danny Green will come face-to-face at today’s weigh-in ahead of their long-awaited rematch at Adelaide Oval tomorrow night.

Australian Open Water Swimming Championships

South Australia hosts Australia’s premier open water swimming event

January 25, 2017

For the first time in 17 years, South Australia will host the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships from this Friday, January 27.

TDU 2017

Another incredible Santos Tour Down Under - with star power and thousands of visitors

January 22, 2017

As the world's best cyclists finish the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under, the South Australian Government has started looking at ways to make next year's 20th edition a celebration for the whole nation.

Lustro Hotel Group

New $110 million five-star hotel – boost for the Bay and 200 new jobs

January 19, 2017

A new $110 million luxury hotel will be built in Glenelg, creating an economic boost for the tourism hotspot and 200 jobs during construction.

TDU

2017 Santos Tour Down Under begins tomorrow

January 16, 2017

Celebrations for the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under begin tomorrow, kick-starting a massive week of cycling in South Australia.

Adelaide City Council Tour Village

Victoria Square ready for cycling action

January 12, 2017

The Adelaide City Council Tour Village - the heart and soul of Australia’s premier cycling race – officially opens this weekend.

Bupa Challenge Tour

Bupa Challenge Tour Registrations Close today

January 11, 2017

Registrations close today for recreational cyclists to join this year’s Bupa Challenge Tour presented by The Advertiser – from Norwood to Campbelltown – as part of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.

Crush Festival

Play it cool in the Adelaide Hills for Crush Festival 2017

January 10, 2017

Crush Festival, the largest food and wine event in the Adelaide Hills, returns later this month.

Anna Meares. Image credit: Cycling Australia/John Veage

Australian cycling queen Anna Meares to be honoured at Santos Tour Down Under

January 08, 2017

One of Australia’s most decorated cyclists Anna Meares will be a welcome familiar face at the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under not only in her role as event ambassador but with multiple key appearances across the event.

Santos Womens Tour

Warm welcome for Santos Women’s Tour riders

January 07, 2017

Training routes and coffee stops will be shared with Santos Women’s Tour riders through a new program designed to help the elite athletes feel at home in Adelaide.

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