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Entry into the South Australian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame is awarded to entrants who win the same category three years in a row.

Hall of Fame 2021

CATEGORY 12 TOUR AND TRANSPORT OPERATORS

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari

Supported by Toyota Australia 

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is a family-owned and operated business with a mission to provide visitors to Kangaroo Island with a unique nature-based, marine tourism experience.

Visitors enjoy the marine tours from a twelve-seater vessel, with the opportunity to see dolphins, seals, eagles and birdlife along with informative commentary.

CATEGORY 16 TOURISM WINERIES, DISTILLERIES & BREWERIES

Seppeltsfield Winery Barossa

Supported by Hood Sweeney

With a proud and priceless legacy dating back to 1851, Seppeltsfield has been hailed as the most historic winery and greatest showpiece in the Barossa.

Since 2012 the Estate has undergone a renaissance, creating a vibrant Barossa community of wine, food, craft, design and beauty.

Highlighted by Seppeltsfield’s world class cellar door and tasting rooms, they ensure the history, heritage and lifeblood of the historic estate is shared with many.

CATEGORY 21 3-3.5 STAR ACCOMMODATION

Hall of Fame – Beach Huts Middleton 

Supported by Australian Hotels Association

The Beach Huts Middle features 12 meticulously and individually designed colourful huts. With a ‘wow factor’ focus, the huts are named after 12 of our most famous Australian beaches, surrounded in contrast by an English countryside garden.

CATEGORY 25 EXCELLENCE IN FOOD TOURISM

Willunga Farmers Market

Supported by Food SA

Established in 2002, the Willunga Farmers Market strives to be South Australia’s premier regional farmers market.

Operating every Saturday in the heart of Willunga, the Farmers Market has grown to accommodate over 70 stalls with fresh produce, wine, coffee and hot food stalls.

The market is a fantastic showcase for visitors to ‘Meet the Grower and Taste the Region’.

CATEGORY 26 EXCELLENCE IN ACCESSIBLE TOURISM

BIG4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park

Supported by South Australian Tourism Commission

BIG4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park is located on the beautiful Murray River.

The Holiday Park is a family-friendly holiday resort with 71 modern cabins, including seven accessible cabins and over 300 caravan and en-suite sites.

A family-friendly holiday resort that offers accessible family villas, facilities, a sensory room and trained team members that cater for special needs.

Hall of Fame 2019

Category 1 MAJOR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Adelaide Zoo

Supported by City of Adelaide

Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.

Adelaide Zoo offers a range of animal experiences, behind the scenes tours and events that have been enjoyed by over 400,000 visitors over the last year.

Category 5 ECOTOURISM

Murray River Walk

Supported by SeaLink Travel Group

Murray River Walk delivers guided walking combined with peaceful cruising.

Guests spend three nights on unique houseboat accommodation that cruises to the daily walking destination where they encounter diverse wildlife and water birds.

In the evening, guides prepare three course dinners created from local food and wine.

Category 6 Cultural Tourism

South Australian Museum

Supported by TiCSA

The South Australian Museum is one of the most visited in Australia and holds collections of national and international significance.

It is uniquely positioned as a city attraction that can serve as an introduction and tourism gateway to the rest of the State.

Category 8 SPECIALISED TOURISM SERVICES

Proud Mary

Supported by Seven Network Limited

Proud Mary is the only boutique cruising option on the River Murray. The purpose-built riverboat is designed to provide a relaxing haven.

Proud Mary welcomes an average of more than 6800 guests each year, 83 per cent of whom are from interstate or overseas, and provides an outstanding historical, ecological and culinary experience.

Category 10 Business Event Venues

Adelaide Hills Convention Centre

Supported by Government of South Australia

The Adelaide Hills Convention Centre offers an unparalleled function centre and is perched atop 32 acres of manicured grounds.

Combine this with incredible food from their on-site Chef, stunning accommodation and event management services, you have every convenience to make your event a huge success.

Category 17 Caravan & Holiday Parks

BIG4 Hahndorf Resort

Supported by Caravan and Camping Industries Association of SA

BIG4 Hahndorf Resort offers modern, quality accommodation, spacious aesthetic caravan and camping sites, diverse on-site activities, a modern Bistro, plus function and event venues including the state-of-the-art Adelaide Hills Convention Centre.

This picturesque retreat offers the perfect location to discover Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills.

Hall of Fame 2018

Category 07 Qantas Award for Excellence in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism

Aboriginal Cultural Tours SA

Supported by Qantas Airways

Aboriginal Cultural Tours SA offers Outbush (Ngadjuri) and Coastal (Adjahdura) experiences of the Yorke Peninsula, Clare Valley, Mid North, Burra region and Southern Flinders Ranges.

The tours provide a unique insight into one of the world’s oldest living cultures and allow visitors to walk together in the footsteps of their ancestors. Dreaming and Creation stories bring the landscape to life and are shared to connect with nature and the environment.

With each tour, guests gain a wealth of knowledge about Aboriginal heritage, culture, traditions and beliefs.

Category 11 Major Tour and Transport Operators

Wrightsair

Wrightsair is a major Outback South Australia flight tourism operator, which has been operating scenic and charter flights since 1992.

Wrightsair operates 365 days a year with their fleet of aircraft flying tourists from William Creek over inspirational landscapes, including the majestic Lake Eyre – Kati Thanda and the amazing Anna Creek Painted Hills.

The highly professional commercial pilots of Wrightsair also fly guests over Wilpena Pound, Marree Man, Dalhousie Springs, Coober Pedy and the Simpson Desert while providing commentary. It is hard to appreciate the diversity of the Outback without seeing it from the air.

Category 18 Hosted Accommodation

Mulberry Lodge Country Retreat

Supported by the Government of South Australia

Mulberry Lodge is a hosted country retreat, offering a luxurious and indulgent escape to the beauty of the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia.

Nestled among the vines of the McLaren Vale wine region, on the edge of the historic township of Willunga, Mulberry Lodge is the perfect destination to relax and rejuvenate.

Mulberry Lodge is set on two acres of beautiful mature gardens and provides guests with dedicated hospitality, complete tranquillity, stunning rural views and easy access to over 70 cellar doors, award-winning restaurants and some of South Australia’s finest beaches.