Welcome to Kaurna Country – Ninna Marni. (That’s Kaurna for “hello, how are you?”)
Our photography takes place on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual relationship with their country. We also acknowledge the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide region and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.
South Australia is at once ancient – it has known human activity dating back at least 49,000 years (archaeological evidence places human occupation in Australia to possibly double that figure) – and completely modern. It’s well known for its stunning landscape, pristine waters and Mediterranean climate, and its food, wine and culture.
No wonder Lonely Planet’s best of travel in 2017 rated South Australia in the top five must-see regions to in 2017, and it’s capital, Adelaide, rated one of the top 10 cities to travel to.
Best of all, it’s a stunning place to photograph. Here are a few of our favourite South Australian regions.
The Fleurieu Peninsula: Just south of the CBD, with secluded beaches, rolling hills and colourful wineries.
The Coorong: A bird sanctuary, with plentiful fishing. A place like no other, the lake attracts birdlife from all over the world.
Kangaroo Island: Known locally as ‘KI’, it’s distance from the mainland has kept it pristine. Wild coastline, rugged scenery and plentiful wildlife. Almost every kid from S.A. went to a school camp there.
The Flinders Rangers: A magical place with ancient structures, a rich Indigenous heritage, wildflowers and wildlife.
The Yorke Peninsula: A little finger of paradise, known for its white sandy beaches, expansive national parks and high-quality seafood.
The Eyre Peninsula: Big and majestic landscape, with abundant natural charm, plentiful seafood and wildlife including sea lions and whales.
“In the year to March 2018 tourist visitation to South Australia grew by 5 per cent to 6.9 million people generating a visitor economy estimated at a record $6.7 billion. This was led by international expenditure growth of 10 per cent.”
South Australian Tourism Minister David Ridgway said: “Increasingly, our visitors want to explore and immerse themselves in nature…”
For more info on South Australia, visit Explore South Australia.