South Australia Tourism Statistics

Late updated: 08 October 2020

Over 6.8 million travellers visited South Australia in the year ending June 20201
  • This total was made up of 355,000 international visitors and over 6.5 million domestic visitors
  • Visitors to South Australia decreased by 12.8% when compared to 2018/19

Impact of the Coronavirus on Tourism Expenditure in South Australia

International

International visitors spent an estimated $907 million during trips to South Australia in the year ending June 2020
  • International spending decreased by 16.2% when compared with the $1.08 billion of 2018/19

Domestic

Domestic visitors spent an estimated $4 billion during trips to South Australia in the year ending June 2020
  • Domestic spending was down 16.7% when compare to the $4.8 billion of 2018/19

Total

Combined, visitors spent a total of $4.9 billion during trips to South Australia in the year ending June 2020
  • Total spending was down 15.5% when compared with the $5.8 billion of the previous year
Data source: TRA. Image credit: Camper Champ

How many tourists visited South Australia in 2019?

Over 7.8 million tourists and other visitors arrived in South Australia between July 2018 and June 20191

  • This total includes 467,000 international visitors and 7,400,000 domestic overnight visitors.

How many tourists visit Adelaide each year?

Kangaroo Island Tourism Statistics

How many tourists visit Kangaroo Island each year?

  • Over 140,000 tourists visit Kangaroo Island each year.2

How much do visitors spend at Kangaroo Island?

  • Visitors spent over $114 million during visits to Kangaroo Island in 2018.3

How long do visitors stay at Kangaroo Island?

  • Visitors spent an average of 4 nights at Kangaroo Island in 2018.

References

  1. TRA: International Visitor Survey, 2019, National Visitor Survey 2019
  2. Kangaroo Island Australia: About Kangaroo Island
  3. TRA: Local Government Area Profiles, Kangaroo Island, 2019