Island Beach Vacations
From firm tourist favorites to hidden gems slightly off the beaten path, South Australia is crisscrossed with things to do and see. Journey 9 miles (14 kilometers) southwest from Island Beach to Penneshaw, where you can check out the Penguin Interpretive Centre and Lashmar Conservation Park.
When it's time to explore beyond Island Beach, check out the nearest regional city. McLaren Vale is 60 miles (97 kilometers) away and is home to attractions such as Maxwell Wines, d'Arenberg Wines and Tapestry Wines. Ensure you don't return to Island Beach until you've stopped by McLaren Vale's Primo Estate, Wirra Wirra Vineyards and Coriole Vineyards.
There are heaps of exciting adventures to be had. Around South Australia. Head out and go hiking or four-wheel driving to get your heart rate up. If you're are lucky to have good weather during your stay, get outside. Snorkeling and surfing are two local options.
Be sure to take your tastebuds on a tour through the culinary landscapes of South Australia. Popularly used ingredients in this area are dairy products and crayfish. Refresh yourself with a the regional brew. Southwark Premium is popular here. Some travelers don't feel a meal is complete unless they've tried the wine common in a region. Try Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon or McLaren Vale Merlot.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time return home, head to the nearest major airport in Kangaroo Island, 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the west.