Known for its festivals, wildlife, diverse landscape and gourmet food and wine areas, South Australia sets the stage for a memorable couple’s retreat. From outdoor adventure to culture and dining, romantic getaways in South Australia have something for every couple.
Diverse experiences for couples
Whether you like outdoor adventure on unspoilt, ancient landscape or sightseeing in heritage and cultural sites, South Australia has a diverse range of unforgettable experiences for couples. With a holiday rental, you’ll be in reach of all this vibrant state has to offer.
Wine and food tours
South Australia is home to world-famous culinary adventures, gourmet dishes and drinks, courtesy of the fresh produce from fertile lands and fine wineries and cellar doors for boutique drinking. Whether you choose to visit Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale or Adelaide Hills, foodie couples can have the experience of a lifetime.
Outback and wilderness excursions
From the Flinders Chase National Park and its dramatic rock formations and picnic areas to Coorong National Park and its vast wetlands and lagoons, the natural landscape of South Australia offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun and adventure. Whether you want to check out local wildlife, explore the outback or enjoy surfing, sailing and scuba diving off the coast, there’s an outdoor excursion for everyone.
Arts and culture
If you prefer arts and culture attractions to the outdoors, you can find fascinating sights in South Australia’s towns and cities. Some highlights include the Adelaide Central Market, a bustling gourmet marketplace, the South Australian Museum, a natural history and heritage museum with indigenous artefacts, and Umpherston Sinkhole, a historic sunken garden with sculptures and walking paths.
Romantic regions in South Australia
From the ancient outback to the pristine coast, South Australia has a diverse landscape and a rich array of experiences to enjoy on a couple’s retreat. No matter your interest or personality, you’ll have endless options for a memorable holiday with your loved one.
Romantic getaways in Adelaide
Adelaide has an array of exciting attractions and activities for couples, all within reach of romantic holiday homes for 2. The Adelaide Botanic Garden, a verdant garden space with statuary and greenhouses, and the Art Gallery of South Australia, a colonnaded gallery with diverse Australian artwork, are perfect for a couple’s day. You could also spend time in one of the many wineries or food tours in the area, or take to the outdoors for invigorating hikes and scenic vistas.
Couple’s retreats along the Limestone Coast
Known for its wine, delicious wagyu beef and spectacular natural wonders, the Limestone Coast is an ideal destination for couples. You can hike Mount Gambier and relax by the Blue Lake, explore the underground oasis of the Umpherston Sinkhole or snorkel and dive in the clear waters of the Kilsby Sinkhole. The area also boasts over 40 cellars and excellent restaurants for gourmet food and drink and romantic nights out.
Adventures in the Outback
The Flinders Ranges of the Outback in South Australia are among the most beautiful natural landscapes on the continent. The region is filled with historic towns, sprawling national parks, fascinating indigenous sites, spectacular gorges and ancient peaks to explore, as well as an abundance of native wildlife and starry night skies. One of the most unique Outback experiences is in the town of Coober Pedy, the state’s opal capital and a sun-drenched lunar landscape with a labyrinth of underground houses and holiday rentals.