South Australia - Fast Facts!
If you're not already excited enough about having the opportunity to be one of the lucky 15 cricketers who will travel to South Australia, here are some fast facts to get you up to speed on all things South Australia!
- Lonely Planet named Adelaide in the top ten must-visit cities of 2014 at number nine and the only city in Australia to make this list!
- South Australia has twelve distinct regions, all of which offer a unique taste of the state from the coastal sanctuary of Kangaroo Island to the rugged outback of the Flinders Ranges.
- Adelaide is home to the historic Adelaide Oval, one of the most famous cricket grounds in the world and where you will have the chance to see India and Pakistan go head-to-head at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
- South Australia is unofficially known as the food and wine capital of Australia and is famous for its world class wine and fresh, seasonal produce from around the state.
- Adelaide's restaurants represent a melting pot of cultures and serve cuisine from around the world including India.
- South Australia is home to some of the most renowned wine regions in the world, with over 200 cellar doors on Adelaide's doorstep.
- Some of South Australia's most pristine beaches are only a 20 minute drive from the city, including Glenelg, Henley and Brighton Beach.
- Adventure seekers have the opportunity to shark cage dive with Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln, the only place in Australia to offer this experience!
- Fancy a photo with a kangaroo or a cuddle with a koala? There are many places throughout South Australia where you can see native Australian wildlife in their natural habitat. At Cleland Wildlife Park, just 20 minutes from Adelaide, visitors can hold a koala and even feed the kangaroos!
Adelaide Oval South Gate, War Memorial Drive by John Montessi
Henley Beach, Adelaide by Josie Withers
Cleland Wildlife Park: Mount Lofty Summit Road by Adam Bruzzone
For more information about Adelaide and South Australia visit www.southaustralia.com