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Where is South Australia?

South Australia is the southern, central state of Australia. It shares its borders with all other mainland states and the Northern Territory. Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is located on Kaurna land and is an important part of Indigenous Australian culture. The population of South Australia is roughly 1.77 million people, with the majority of people located in our capital city, Adelaide and surrounding metropolitan areas.

Your journey to South Australia

Here are some key travel times for international students travelling to South Australia to study:

Vietnam – 7 hours and 41 minutes

China (Beijing) – 14 hours

Japan (Tokyo) – 13 hours and 5 minutes

Cambodia (Phnom Penh) – 12 hours and 5 minutes

South Korea (Seoul) – 14 hours

Germany (Frankfurt) – 19 hours and 38 minutes

France (Paris) – 23 hours and 20 minutes

Italy (Rome) – 19 hours and 33 minutes

Brazil (Sao Paulo) – 17 hours and 7 minutes

It is important to note that some of these flights may include short layovers in other major Australian cities, such as Sydney or Melbourne. Adelaide airport is located only 7km from the city.  It is easily accessible from most areas in Adelaide and there are a number of transport options available to and from the airport. Our team will be there to support the arrival of our students at the airport and welcome them to their new city.

South Australian locations

South Australia covers a large amount of area, from coastal towns to desert. South Australia combines the best of both worlds, offering a relaxed, natural environment, as well as the liveliness and familiarity of a big city. The landscapes are extremely diverse, and the key regions and their features include:

Adelaide and surrounding suburbs

Key area for travellers and students with access to the city and its resources, public transport hubs and easy access to beaches.

Fleurieu Peninsula

Located towards the South of Adelaide, this area provides access to Kangaroo Island and includes many coastal towns with surf beaches.

Limestone Coast

South eastern part of the state, home to many large regional towns and some of the State’s spectacular natural wonders.

Murray River

Centred around Australia’s longest river, the Murray River, and key fruit growing area.

Kangaroo Island

Australia’s 3rd largest island known for its breathtaking landscapes and wildlife.

Yorke Peninsula

Home to many beaches and national parks.

Eyre Peninsula

Combination of coastlines, deserts and large regional communities.

Flinders Ranges

Outback South Australia, featuring many national parks and deserts.