Buzz·Posted on 19 Feb 201824 Places In South Australia That Were Basically Made For InstagramIt's time to get snap happy down south.by Madeleine DunneBuzzFeed Contributor, AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The endless painted deserts in the Flinders Ranges. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You won't be disappointed by the towering peaks, rugged valleys, and ochre hues of this 540-million-year-old landscape. The vast stretch of desert is largely untouched, and offers a pristine backdrop for your perfect outback 'gram. 2. The most delectable desserts at 50SixOne. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 3. The towering trees of Kuitpo Forest. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This evergreen forest may only be a short drive from the city, but you'll be transported to mystical faraway lands when snapping your way through the trees. Particularly stunning in the cooler months, Kuitpo will give your Insta the boost of nature it needs. 4. The nostalgic diner vibes at Chicco Palms. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Unreal pizza? Check. Retro cocktails? Check. Super funky fit-out? Check! This western suburbs restaurant is all your '70s dining dreams rolled into one. 5. Some serious gardening skills at Adelaide Botanic Garden. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Every season brings a new surprise at the city's Botanic Garden. For a burst of colour, the rose garden; for twinkling waters, the duck pond; or for the ultimate pastel purple scenery, the famous spring wisteria. 6. The unrivalled rock pools at Whalers Way. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Like something straight outta The Little Mermaid, your Instagram will be beachy AF after paying a visit to these natural beauties near Port Lincoln. 7. The place where everything's pretty in pink, at Lake Bumbunga. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com #NoFilter is needed at this pastel landmark. Found en route to the Yorke Peninsula, the natural salt lake is bright pink and ready for you to strike a pose. 8. The mystical grounds of Mount Lofty Botanic Garden. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Particularly pretty during Autumn, this Adelaide Hills hot spot is perfect for nature lovers young and old. Whether you set up a private picnic, loop the glittering lake, or release your inner child and roll down the grassy hills, there's an Instagram for everyone at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden. 9. Everyone's favourite pastel wall at Pizzateca. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Nestled in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine region, Pizzateca draws hungry crowds from across the state. Although famous for its delicious Italian food, it's arguably most well-known for the pink and turquoise shed used for countless felt hat-wearing, wine glass-chinking Boomerangs. 10. The city's prettiest lights at Henley Square. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Whether it's a scorching summer afternoon, crisp winter sunset, or balmy autumn evening, the main square at Henley Beach will always be perfectly set for anyone wanting to get (camera) trigger-happy. 11. The breakfast from your dreams at Argo on the Parade. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Colourful, tasty, and packed with organic produce, Argo almost always has a line-up snaking out its doors. The seemingly endless menu is adored by fitness fanatics, food photographers, and brunch lovers alike. 12. Crumbling cliffs and twinkling stars at Second Valley. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @nick.bellotti It's hard to take a bad photo at this gorgeous seaside destination. A few hours south of Adelaide, Second Valley is renowned for its crystal-clear waters, killer sunsets, and sky-high spots for cliff-jumping. 13. The famous double doors at Bird In Hand Winery. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com They may just look like doors, but they are SO much more. Perfect lighting, perfect height, perfect location... don't knock 'em til you try 'em. 14. The crystal coastlines of Innes National Park. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @jordaaaan_ Whether you're fishing at Point Turton, surfing at Corny Point, or camping at Marion Bay, the picturesque Yorke Peninsula won't disappoint. Partly a National Park, you'll be surrounded by Australia's best flora and fauna when you visit this coastal gem. 15. The country's quirkiest garden at Umpherston Sinkhole. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You may be led to believe you've woken up in Avatar, when really you've stumbled across one of the world's most bizarre but beautiful gardens. Umpherston Sinkhole is a millennia-old limestone cave in Mount Gambier, which looks super cool from up above, in the middle and – you guessed it – way down below. 16. The most picturesque fitness hot spot at Hallett Cove Board Walk. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Chuck on your cutest activewear and tighten your trainers because this coastal boardwalk is not for the faint hearted. Set on getting a 'gram? Jump in front of the camera before you're undoubtedly sweating buckets and your legs turn to jelly. 17. The perfect pizza at Sunny's. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White said this was the best pizza he'd eaten outside of Italy – and I mean, look at it. Who can blame him?! With classic European dishes and groovy disco beats, Sunny's is one of the city's ultimate eateries. 18. Kangaroo Island's twinkling seas at Vivonne Bay. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Stretching along the south coast of Australia's third-biggest island, Vivonne Bay is a must-see for anyone venturing to the tourist hot spot. You can enjoy an abundance of native wildlife on the land, or cast your gaze below the transparent waves to beautiful marine life that's second to none. 19. The grungy walls of Hart's Mill. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Often hosting music festivals, street art installations, and quirky markets, Hart's Mill is a gorgeous old industrial corner of Port Adelaide that's begging to be your next backdrop. The recently-revamped area is surrounded by funky pubs and coffee shops, too. 20. The Asian taste sensations at Honki Tonki. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com This place is basically a flat-layer's dream. Whether you're after dumplings, noodles, or just a dessert of decadent egg waffles, Honki Tonki offers up delicious meals on picture-perfect plates. Plus, their light pink and bleached wood interior makes every photo you take a good one. 21. The city's green centre at Elder Park. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com There is perhaps no place more recognisable in Adelaide than the infamous Elder Park. Nestled alongside the River Torrens, this is South Australia's answer to the bridges of la Seine, London's South Bank, and Sydney's stunning harbour. Just watch out for the notoriously aggressive swans. 22. Where LA meets Australia at Hollywood Plaza. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Why fly all the way to America for a photo with the Hollywood sign, when you can do the same thing in Adelaide's northern suburbs? The plaza itself isn't exactly a Los Angeles boulevard, but it's trademark sign is funky nonetheless. 23. The gorgeously antiquated Mortlock Wing of the State Library. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You'll be cast back a century or two when perusing the aisles of the city's State Library. Ideal for your perfect Harry Potter-esque pose. 24. And every fitness-lover's favourite hike at Mount Lofty. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You're not a real Adelaide local until you've climbed Mount Lofty on a Sunday morning. And what better way to prove to your followers that you've conquered the beast than posting a cheeky Instagram?