With record numbers of Kiwis heading to South Australia, new research has highlighted it\u2019s perhaps not just the premier food and wine luring them to Adelaide, but how the region\u2019s hot spots and a glass of shiraz look on social media.\u00a0\n\n\n\nA recent survey by rental car company Avis revealed more than a third of millennials (34%) choose a holiday destination based on its photographic potential, highlighting how social media influences travel plans and locations worth visiting.\u00a0\n\n\n\nSouth Australia is full of \u2018Insta-worthy\u2019 hot spots \u2013 from McLaren Vale\u2019s cellar door on wheels to the Eyre Peninsula\u2019s Pink Lake.\n\n\n\nThe research also found 13% of the smashed-avo-loving-generation said they choose travel destinations based solely on how it will look on social media. Almost 240,000 Kiwis admitted they make holiday plans based on its potential to make their friends, family and co-workers jealous.\n\n\n\nWith this in mind, here are the top eight South Australia spots sure to make your social feed glow and your holiday highlights reel the envy of friends and colleagues.\n\n\n\nKanku-Breakaways Conservation Park, Flinders Ranges & Outback\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThis aboriginal heritage site, with its expansive sandy desert hills, will make you feel like you have stepped into a scene from Mad Max.\n\n\n\nWith two lookouts \u2013 locally referred to as \u201cCastle\u201d and \u201cSalt and Pepper\u201d \u2013 there is ample opportunity to get \u2018the shot.\u2019 Take golden hour to the next level at sunset as the dimming sun enhances the natural colours of the desert landscape. \n\n\n\nVivonne Bay Jetty, Kangaroo Island \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nIt\u2019s a beach, but not just any beach. On the beautifully rugged south coast of Kangaroo Island, Vivonne Bay\u2019s curved sandy beach has crystal clear turquoise water and panoramic views of the Southern Ocean, making this hidden paradise a must visit. It\u2019s one photo sure to leave your friends green with envy.\n\n\n\nLake MacDonnell \u2018Pink Lake\u2019, Eyre Peninsula\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nAlready one of South Australia\u2019s most photographed locations, it\u2019s the unusual hues created by red algae and the solid salt bed of the lakes that create this natural wonder.\n\n\n\nBetter yet, at the end of this road lies Eyre Peninsula\u2019s stunning Cactus Beach: an oceanic wonderland, drawing surfers from across the world to its powerful breaks and Southern Ocean swells.\n\n\n\nA surreal pair not to be missed.\n\n\n\nDown the Rabbit Hole, Fleurieu Peninsula\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nWhile travelling Australia in a Kombi, Down the Rabbit Hole owners Domenic and Elise decided they were going to open their very own cellar door \u2013 on wheels.\n\n\n\nThe 1974 vintage Leyland came from Glasgow to Australia 15 years ago and had be fully refurbished to make the most of McLaren Vale\u2019s maritime climate.\n\n\n\nThe bohemian wonderland has a clear canvas enclosure on top to provide shelter in the winter but comes off to transform into an open rooftop cellar door in summer.\n\n\n\nKangaluna Camp, Eyre Peninsula\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nEver wanted to stay in a million-star hotel? This luxury safari tent is your chance to experience uninhibited views of the incredible Outback stars in a rugged landscape teamed with wildlife and over a hundred bird species.\n\n\n\nPerfect for nature lovers who want to avoid tourist areas and experience some of Australia\u2019s finest scenery.\n\n\n\nAlligator Gorge, Flinders Ranges & Outback\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nA quintessential slice of rugged terrain that captures the essence of the Southern Flinders Ranges.\n\n\n\nStep into the jaws of the gorge and discover another world carved into the ancient rocks over millions of years.\n\n\n\nTucked into Mt Remarkable National Park, at Alligator Gorge you can explore geological formations known as \u201cThe Terraces\u201d and a long series of small cascading waterfalls.\n\n\n\nGreenly Beach, Eyre Peninsula\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nLooking for your very own personal rockpool? Just an hour\u2019s drive from Port Lincoln you\u2019ll arrive at Greenly Beach and get just that.\n\n\n\nChill out rockpool-side with a freshly shucked oyster in one hand and glass of famed local wine in the other.\n\n\n\nMurphy\u2019s Haystacks, Eyre Peninsula \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThese breath-taking wind-worn pink granite boulders stick out from an otherwise flat landscape in the Eyre Peninsula.\n\n\n\nEstimated to have formed more than 1500 million years ago, it\u2019s well worth taking the time to pose with these geological giants.