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An Epic South Australian Experience
May 24 2017 Written by: Pedro O'Connor, Kirstine Dawson, and Leigh Squire
Epic’s Australia Inbound team recently discovered the best of South Australia thanks to South Australia Tourism Commission. Here are at least 3 reasons to visit this beautiful part of Australia… [Read More]
From The Field
Barossa & Clare Valleys
A visit to Australia’s premier wine region, the Barossa and Clare Valleys, never disappoints. The mild Mediterranean climate, rich soils and sunny skies makes for a gourmet food and wine experience that is second to none. Situated to the north-east of Adelaide in South Australia the Barossa and Clare Valleys are unlike any other wine regions in the world, with 150 years of tradition and culture, fuelled by centuries of European experience. While the entire Barossa region is renowned for its luscious shiraz, the Clare and Eden Valley's cooler climates produce what are regarded as some of the best rieslings in ...
Arkaba Station
If I was asked to name one of my favourite destinations in Australia, Arkaba Station in the Flinders Ranges would be in my top 10. The rawness of the ancient landscape moulded by millions of years of geological activity and weathering has produced some of Australia’s most spectacular outback scenery. Arkaba is a 60,000 acre sheep ‘station’; its craggy sandstone bluffs and dry creek beds lined with River Red Gums are a quintessential Australian scene. For wildlife watching, bush-walking, photography, Aboriginal rock art or just soaking up the sights and sounds of outback Australia, the Flinders is in a class of ...
Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa - Wildlife
To be honest I wasn’t expecting a 10 am wildlife drive through the Wolgan Valley to be too productive. There are an abundance of kangaroos and wallabies in the valley (including four albino wallaroos), but the sightings are always best in the early morning and late afternoon. I was just hoping to get an idea of the lay of the land for future excursions, and certainly not expecting to do any serious wildlife photography.However this all changed when we reached Naglow Knoll – a small well vegetated hillock with a fantastic view of the incredible Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, ...
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