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A Great Vacation At Adelaide And Its Nearby Areas

Author : Smartkathy Green

Adelaide is situated in the South Australia and is well-known as festival city of Australia. Adelaide has a varied tourist attractions, heritage, sites and national parks including the Adelaide Hills, the Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, and the famous Barossa Valley wine region, the Mid-North area of South Australia, the Southeast Limestone Coast, Yorke Peninsula, Flinders Ranges and the vast Outback area.

These interesting tourist places are easy to reach from campervan rental in Adelaide and are well worth visiting when staying in the Adelaide and South Australia area. Whether you are looking for scenic attractions, or historic attractions nearby Adelaide, panoramic views, excellent surfing and scuba diving conditions, or breathtaking landscaped Adelaide gardens or parks, you won't have to travel far from Adelaide. Here is the list of some popular tourist attractions, sights and things to do nearby Adelaide.

Fleurieu Peninsula:

This beautiful peninsula is located to the south of the city and has become a famous excursion spot from Adelaide. With beautiful coastline, numerous enthralling beaches and whale watching, other attractions at the Fleurieu peninsula are

• Gult St. Vincent Beaches – These are marvelous beaches savoring with calm water suitable for swimming, including Christies Beach, Seaford and Moana Beaches
• Goolwa – It is a home to one of the best beaches on the southern coast of Australia
• Victor Harbor – This harbor is a popular holiday destination and the largest town on the Fleurieu Peninsula, overlooking Encounter Bay
• Willunga – It is a charming and historic town, with many original colonial buildings
• McLaren Vale – This is one of the most famous wine regions in South Australia, particularly known for its rich red wines
• Port Elliot – This beautiful place is situated on the spectacular Horseshoe Bay, where you can sunbathe, surf, walk and watch dolphins

Kangaroo Island:

Located around 13 km / 8 miles from South Australia's coastline, nearby Adelaide, much of Kangaroo Island is either conservation or national parks. The most interesting attractions on Kangaroo Island are:

• Penneshaw – This region with a population of around 500, Penneshaw is known for its friendly penguins that nest along the shoreline, close to the town centre.
• American River – It is a small settlement situated between Kingscote and Penneshaw, with a sheltered inner bay known as Pelican Lagoon.
• South Coast – This place is a home to bush trails, Hanson Bay, Vivonne Bay, the Kelly Hill Conservation Park and the Seal Bay Conservation Park, which has a large colony of Australian sea lions.
• Diving Tours – Book with any of the different diving trips, where you can swim with fur seals and observe leafy sea dragons in their natural environment.
• North Coast – This area contains a number of superb beaches, such as Snelling Beach, the Western River Cove, Emu Bay and Stokes Bay.
• Kingscote – It is a small town with a population of around 1,700, home to the Hope Cottage Museum, a visitors' centre and the Kangaroo Island Marine Centre.
• Flinders Chase National Park – This interesting park is situated on the western side of Kangaroo Island, with koalas, possums and platypuses.

Apart from these places, they are numerous other tourist destinations to explore and enjoy in the city of Adelaide. Adelaide and its nearby areas really offer a great vacation getaway where you can truly enjoy most of the places by a campervan hire.

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Kathy is a travel writer. Traveling by Adelaide campervan rental to different destinations in Adelaide, she writes much about the interesting things about the tourists destinations.

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