They’ll take you looking for koalas in the eucalypt forests or walking among sea lions on the bone-white beaches of Kangaroo Island
. They’ll not only introduce you to world-renowned wines
in the Barossa Valley they’ll introduce you to the world-renowned winemaker, too. And they can show you their favourite five-star restaurant
(it’s the one where you can splash in the surf between courses).
If you’ve got the nerve, you’ll be swimming with mighty tuna off Port Lincoln
, or come face-to-face with the great white sharks made famous by Steven Spielberg. (Don’t worry, Spielberg had a steel cage so you’ll get one as well).
You’ll be fossicking for opals or exploring ranges with an Aboriginal guide. When the stars fill the sky over the Flinders Ranges
, you’ll be sitting around a campfire spinning stories. Or lounging outside the outback pub in Parachilna (population four) to watch the world’s longest coal train chug past. And, please – remember to wave.
Welcome to the Insider’s Guide to Kangaroo Island and South Australia. There’s a lot to pack in – so let’s get started…