Amenities, Attractions and Axe Murderers at Whyalla Conservation Park, South Australia

Wild Dog Hill, Whyalla Conservation Park, South Australia

He probably wasn’t an axe murderer. I mean, skidding into the carpark in a cloud of dust, ‘Uptown Girl’ blaring from the stereo, and parking well away from the only other car in the car park? Despite my lack of hands-on experience with axe murderers, I was pretty sure this wasn’t archetypal behaviour. Was it? But through the clouds of

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The Dutchmans Stern Hike! Southern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

View from the Dutchman's Stern Summit, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

‘Visit the Crazy Horse – but not on Monday’ the log book entry read. Why on earth, with the magnificent 360° panorama from the Dutchman’s Stern summit all around them, would two German hikers be reminded of an Adelaide nightclub 300-odd kilometres away? (Note to self – what IS the Monday deal at the Crazy Horse, anyway??) Good question. Did

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Catchya at Copley! Things to Do and See in Outback South Australia

Outback Road via Copley, South Australia

Catchya at Copley!* We leaped from the car and hit the ground running as a convoy of 4WDs pulled into the car park behind us. Car doors slammed. They were gaining on us, but we were still a few vital seconds ahead as we slid through the door and got to the counter first. And that’s exactly where I needed

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The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Limestone Coast Attractions – Part Two!

Cape Northumberland at Sunset, Limestone Coast Attractions

The Limestone Coast is WAY too big for one blog post – that’s why you’ll find Part One of my Limestone Coast Beginners Guide HERE! In Part One, there’s 6 SUPER cool natural Limestone Coast attractions close to Mount Gambier – best place for the amazing volcanic activity that helped make the region what it is today! In Part Two

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The Ultimate Beginners Guide to the Limestone Coast – Part ONE

Cape Buffon, Canunda National Park via Southend, Limestone Coast

Wild rocky coastline littered with lighthouses and shipwrecks; dormant volcanoes, jewel-like caves and craters; oddly coloured lakes, mysterious pools and deep sinkholes; long, deserted beaches full of fishing spots, surf breaks and secluded bays; spectacular coastal scenery and the Southern Rock Lobster Capital of Australia – if not, the WORLD! And not many travellers even know it’s there! It’s South

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The Little Loo the Government Forgot! Salt Creek, South Australia

Coorong View, South Australia

Maybe Salt Creek’s just off the radar. Or perhaps someone just forgot about it. Or possibly there’s a proposal still in the pipeline. Whatever the reason, Salt Creek has NO public amenities! Which is weird, because from whichever way you approach it, this small settlement on the coast road (aka Princes Highway) between Adelaide and Mount Gambier giving access to

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5 RED HOT National Parks of South Australia – a Life In Australia Guest Post

The Bunkers, Wilkawillina Gorge

Many travellers don’t make time for South Australia on their Aussie travel itinerary because many of Australia’s best known attractions are further north.  AND in different states! BUT … the wonderful National Parks of South Australia have superb natural attractions as well as wildlife, wildflowers, hiking trails, unusual features – and a lot less people! That’s why I wrote my first guest post for Life in Australia

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Red’s 10 BEST Travel Experiences in South Australia!

Goolwa Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

A simple word association test will more than likely give you results like these: Northern Territory = Uluru. Queensland = Barrier Reef. New South Wales = Sydney Harbour Bridge. Tasmania = Cradle Mountain. Victoria = The Great Ocean Road. Western Australia = Wildflowers. Australian Capital Territory = Parliament House! And all those wonderful politicians … But South Australia = ?

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5 Amazing Angorichina Adventures! Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Heysen Range at Angorichina, Northern Flinders Ranges

I’m always on the lookout for unusual Aussie places. But staying in a Tuberculosis Sanatorium SO wasn’t on my radar. Even if it DID have a staggeringly scenic loo and a killer view of the Heysen Range in South Australia’s Northern Flinders Ranges. Angorichina Tourist Village – ‘Ango’ to the locals – about half-way along the 30 km (19 mile)

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