Moving to South Australia

An Introduction to South Australia

With over 18 wine regions, moving to the wine capital of the world, South Australia, is a fantastic experience. There are a number of reasons people move to South Australia. Incredible wildlife sits just a stone’s throw away from Adelaide’s central business district, from swimming with sea lions and sharks to fantastic beaches. From pure white beaches on the Eyre Peninsula to the leafy Adelaide Hills, you’ll find a spot perfect for living in South Australia.

What to Expect When Moving to South Australia?

Moving to South Australia offers a range of brilliant surf spots, a fantastic foodie’s paradise and a wide range of things to do. Whether you are looking to take advantage of the incredible hiking spots, get up close to kangaroos and wild koalas or simply relax on award-winning beaches, taking advantage of the region’s incredible food and wine, you will find everything you are looking for when moving to South Australia. One of the hottest areas, Coober Pedy, reaches temperatures of up to 50 degrees.

Adelaide CBD

Climate in South Australia

As the direst of the Australian states, if you are moving to South Australia you can expect very little rainfall. If you are moving to the southern coastal zone of South Australia, you will find a Mediterranean-style climate with hot, dry summers and mild to cool wet winters. The Northern part of the state is home to a more arid climate with less rainfall and higher temperatures throughout the year.

Cost of Living When Moving to South Australia

South Australia works out on average to be generally good in terms of costs of living. You can tend to get the same high standard of living as other, more expensive Australian states for a lower cost. Working out at around 4% cheaper than Brisbane and Perth, Adelaide, South Australia’s capital, is one of Australia’s most liveable cities and is popular for those looking to move to South Australia.

Working in South Australia

Whilst South Australia’s biggest industries are social services and healthcare, those moving to South Australia will find a wide range of careers on offer. Known as the wine capital of the world, South Australia offers a number of occupations in the food and wine industry as well as defence, manufacturing and retail. The centre for the highest-paid and most populous job market is Adelaide as the state’s capital. With more than two decades of uninterrupted growth, South Australia is a strong business location with future growth expected.


Best Places to Live in South Australia

  1. Sheidow Park
  2. Evandale
  3. Aldgate
  4. Vale Park
  5. Clarence Gardens
  6. Ridgehaven
  7. Marino
  8. Flinders Park
Landscape at night in South Australia

Top Things to Do in South Australia

Check out our list of top things to do for those moving to South Australia.

  1. Discover underground dwellings and opal mining  in Coober Pedy
  2. Visit Barossa Valley, one of Australia’s oldest grape-growing regions
  3. Catch a cricket match or AFL game at Adelaide Oval
  4. Bathe on the pristine beaches and discover incredible nature on Kangaroo Island
  5. Cage dive with sharks or whale watch on the Eyre Peninsula
Adelaide Oval in South Australia

Palmers Relocations Services to South Australia: 

Our interstate relocation services to South Australia include::

– Door-to-door service
– Shared container options
– Direct shipments
– Sea and Air Freight
– Car transportation
– Fixed price quotations

Get your free quote today for a full interstate removal to South Australia.