Nature-based tourism

The government is seeking to enhance our eco-sensitive tourism options to bring in more visitors and help enhance and protect our natural environment.

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Launching Botanica Lumina
12 Mar. 2020

Launching Botanica Lumina

On Thursday evening 12 March, I had the privilege of helping launch Botanica Lumina - the Adelaide Botanic Gardens' curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained and inspired from now until October!

Eco-tourism turbocharged in post bushfires stimulus
10 Mar. 2020

Eco-tourism turbocharged in post bushfires stimulus

South Australia’s iconic nature-based tourism sector – from pristine national parks to world-class visitor attractions, such as Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges – will benefit from a major Marshall Liberal Government funding injection.

Nature and heritage-based tourism in South Australia
12 Feb. 2020

Nature and heritage-based tourism in South Australia

The visitor and heritage tourism economy is so important for our state right now. With the drought, recent bushfires and coronavirus affecting our tourism industry, we need to come together …
More installations coming to Granite Island Sculpture Trail
30 Nov. 2019

More installations coming to Granite Island Sculpture Trail

Have you checked out the Granite Island Sculpture Trail yet? There’s thought provoking, inspiring, quirky and confronting pieces, positioned in surprising spots around the naturally beautiful island. It was good to …
Kayaking and fishing at Happy Valley by 2021
17 Nov. 2019

Kayaking and fishing at Happy Valley by 2021

Happy Valley by name, and even happier valley by nature now we’re opening it up! By the end of 2021 you’ll be able to enjoy water-based activities like kayaking and fishing …
Announcing our next phase of reservoir openings
17 Nov. 2019

Announcing our next phase of reservoir openings

I’m stoked to announce our next phase of reservoir openings! We committed to doing this and we’re getting on with it.

New tourism opportunity for Kangaroo Island
15 Nov. 2019

New tourism opportunity for Kangaroo Island

A unique tourism opportunity will be established at the Kingscote wharf precinct on Kangaroo Island after the sale of Crown Land was finalised this week.

450 kilometres of trails to walk and ride
23 Oct. 2019

450 kilometres of trails to walk and ride

450 kilometres of trails to walk and ride – that’s huge! The Murray Coorong Trail will stretch from Cadell in the Riverland all the way to Salt Creek in the Coorong, …
New app identifies major landmarks from Mt Lofty
19 Oct. 2019

New app identifies major landmarks from Mt Lofty

Locals and tourists visiting Mount Lofty Summit can now access a new high-tech tool to help them identify major landmarks and other points of interest on the Adelaide skyline.

More recreational access at Warren Reservoir
17 Sep. 2019

More recreational access at Warren Reservoir

Preparations are full steam ahead to provide easier and expanded recreational access at Warren Reservoir within weeks, as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to expand activities at reservoirs around South Australia.