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Photo: Royston Rascals, Heysen Trail

South Australia is Australia’s third-largest state covering 984,400 square kilometers (380,000 square miles). The majority of the state’s population live in Adelaide.

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Geology
South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is home to some of the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialized microprobe known to identify rocks that are more than 3 billion years old.

Coorong
The Coorong is one of Australia’s most fragile wetlands – a narrow lagoon that runs parallel to the South Australian coast a couple of hours’ drive south of Adelaide. Be a guest of the Ngarrindjeri people, the traditional custodians of these places.

Riverland Biosphere
The Riverland biosphere is protected by UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation.

Half of all South Australia’s grapes are grown in the Riverland.

Recommended Listening
Lavender Trail – Take a journey along South Australia’s newly completed Lavender Trail that winds from Murray Bridge to the Clare Valley.

Lavender Federation Trail

Cities

Adelaide

Woomera, South Australia

Parks

Kangaroo Island

Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Gawler Ranges National Park

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