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SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S TOP TOURISM TOWN

The inaugural SA Top Tourism Town program is designed to recognise those South Aussie towns that offer amazing visitor experiences and are committed to working collectively to increase visitation to its region.

The winners for 2021 were announced at a Government House Reception on Thursday, 20 May.

2021 SA Top Tourism Town Winners

 

Top Tourism Town

WINNER: MOONTA, YORKE PENINSULA

Located just an hour and a half north of Adelaide, Moonta is surrounded by pristine beaches, rising sand dunes, abundant fishing, outstanding heritage buildings and history from its copper mining days, and a laid back and welcoming atmosphere.

From traditional shack accommodation, camping, caravan parks through to high end luxury on the beachfront, the choices are yours. Catch your own food on a fishing charter or slip into one of the many cafes, hotels and restaurants.

With all its attractions, you are also just a stone’s throw from Yorke Peninsula’s distilleries and breweries…and the many attractions this emerging region has to offer

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SA Top Tourism Town - Moonta

Small Tourism Town

WINNER: ROBE, LIMESTONE COAST

Robe, South Australia’s favorite seaside town.

On arrival visitors are captivated by the sparkling aquamarine ocean and enjoy the incredibly diverse scenery. You can spend the day salt kissed and sandy toed on Long Beach, enjoy the rich history, walk to the famous Obelisk, enjoy the art, architecture, food, wine, beer and some of the best coffee and ice cream in Australia.

If you are looking for a relaxing seaside escape in a picturesque fishing village, come and experience the magic of why Robe is known as ‘South Australia’s favourite seaside town’.

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SA Top Tourism Town - Robe

TOP TOURISM TOWN VOTERS’ CHOICE

WINNER: CLARE, CLARE VALLEY

A picturesque hour and forty-five minutes’ drive from Adelaide, at the heart of the acclaimed Clare Valley wine region, Clare is central to the Valley’s food and wine community, with over forty cellar doors and boutique wineries, award-winning restaurants and artisan cafes.

Explore this beautiful regional landscape via a network of walking and biking trails including the celebrated Riesling Trail that travels through charming villages and scenic vistas.

Rich in pioneering history Clare has unique historic destinations to discover, local artists, sculptures and street art to admire… it really is a place you can relax and breathe it in.

Awarded to the town that received the highest number of votes as part of the consumer voting component. 

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SA Top Tourism Town - Clare

WINNERS’ BENEFITS

TOP TOURISM TOWN

1). Automatic entry into the national Top Tourism Town awards to represent SA

2). Winner trophy and framed certificate presented at Government House

3). Customised sign to promote win at entry and exit point of town

4). Promotion across TiCSA’s social and digital platforms

5). Customised brandmark for inclusion in marketing

6). Extensive marketing package thanks to InDaily and SALIFE, including:
– Dedicated Top Tourism Town story feature on InDaily
– SALIFE editorial feature in ‘Off the Beaten Track’ issue
– Promotion via ‘SA Top Picks’ eDM

7). Extensive media package thanks to Nova Entertainment, including:
– Promotion on FIVEaa
Interview on Afternoons with Tony Pilkington

SMALL TOURISM TOWN

1). Automatic entry into the national Top Tourism Town awards to represent SA

2). Winner trophy and framed certificate presented at Government House

3). Customised sign to promote win at entry and exit point of town

4). Promotion across TiCSA’s social and digital platforms

5). Customised brandmark for inclusion in marketing

6). Extensive marketing package thanks to InDaily and SALIFE, including:
– Dedicated Top Tourism Town story feature on InDaily
– SALIFE editorial feature in ‘Off the Beaten Track’ issue
– Promotion via ‘SA Top Picks’ eDM

7). 1/4 page advertisement in the RAA SA Motor Magazine

TOP TOURISM TOWN VOTERS' CHOICE

 1). Promotion across TiCSA’s social and digital platforms

2). Customised brandmark for inclusion in marketing

3). Framed certificate and sticker decal

4). Extensive marketing package thanks to InDaily and SALIFE, including:
– Dedicated Top Tourism Town story feature on InDaily
– SALIFE editorial feature in ‘Off the Beaten Track’ issue
– Promotion via ‘SA Top Picks’ eDM

This program is delivered by TiCSA with support from our valued partners: