APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED

Due to strong interest in the Tourism Industry Development Fund and a high volume of applications, no further applications will be accepted.

As we have stated on our website, applications for the TIDF will run until 5pm, 31 March 2022 or until all funds have been allocated.

The decision to close the application process is so we can work through applications currently in the system.

If you have any queries, please check our list of frequently asked questions below or email tidf@sa.gov.au




FAQS

We are no longer accepting applications to the TIDF.

No, there is still funding available through the TIDF for projects that were submitted to the SATC by 5pm, Friday, 10 September 2021. Due to a high volume of applications, the decision has been made to close the application process so we can work through applications currently in the system.

If you have submitted your application by 5pm, Friday, 10 September 2021 and have received notification of submission, your application has been received.

You will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible.


MORE INFORMATION

A total of 71 regional tourism development projects have been granted funding under the Tourism Industry Development Fund (as at 15 August 2021).

The 71 projects are spread across South Australia's tourism regions and have a combined project value of more than $41.6 million and grant amount of $11.1 million.

Grant recipients include:

Region

Project

Grant

Total project worth

Adelaide Hills

Beerenberg – new visitor centre and experiences including interactive learning, cooking classes, a new café and retail area.

 

$500,000

$4,500,000

Adelaide Hills

Longview Vineyard – development of six new accommodation suites.

 

$225,000

$750,000

Adelaide Hills

Sidewood Restaurant and Cellar Door – expand current kitchen and bar areas, develop a dedicated masterclass room, tasting space, coffee shop and provedore.

 

$246,000

$823,246

Adelaide Hills 

Ambleside Distillers – expansion of existing distillery door and tasting bar to increase total capacity to 150 people.

$260,152

$867,174

Adelaide Hills 

Oakwood Retreat - renovate and refurbish an existing building to create private upscale, boutique accommodation

$39,000

$130,000

Adelaide Hills                    

 

Private Farm Escapes and Retro Dream Cars - development of a new tiny home, construction of a facility to showcase exotic-classic vehicles and run guided & self-guided events and car hire, and purchase of support vehicle.

$140,400

$468,000

Adelaide Hills

Udder Delights Cheese Cellar & Grunthal Brew – development of a new cellar door for Udder Delights, including a concept store and eatery incorporating

$273,972

$913,240

Adelaide Hills

Randells Mill – construction of self-contained apartment at Randells Mill, redevelopment of a stone cottage and refurbishment of a Kombi van to offer local tours of the region for guests staying at the property

$41,886

$139,621

Barossa

Novotel Barossa Valley Resort – refurbishment of 45 studio rooms.

$136,046

$453,488

Barossa

Poonawatta Cellar Door – development of a new cellar door.

$100,000

$363,982

Barossa

Browns Barossa Donuts – open facility to make gourmet brioche donuts on site and create space for visitors to experience product and manufacturing process.

 

$22,305

$74,350

Barossa

Lambert Estate Wines – expansion of onsite experiences including construction of a new VIP tasting room, a pizzeria, and the establishment of new estate trails for self-guided electric cart tours

$232,447

$774,823

Barossa

 

Schild Estate - expansion of existing cellar door to include under cover outdoor tasting bar

$32,206

$107,353               

Barossa

Anlaby Station - transformation of one three-bedroom cottage into high quality accommodation, refurbishment of three-bedroom Manor House

$158,665

$528,883

Barossa Balloon Adventures - Purchase of 12 seater mini bus and conversion to 4WD to transport passengers to and from the launch and landing sites $30,969 $103,233
Barossa Barns of Freeling - new tourist accommodation including the renovation of a 1921 barn into three new apartments and the re-purposing of grain silos to create three new self-contained apartments $365,568 $1,462,287
Barossa Casale B&B - renovation and extension of existing cottage including the addition of three bedrooms and bathroom $180,220 $600,733
Barossa Barossa Motor Lodge -
refurbishment of 40 rooms, rendering and painting of the exterior
$202,508 $675,029
Barossa Barossa Helicopters - rebuild of a Robinson R44 helicopter to increase patron capacity and development of new extended touring options $100,000 $347,221

Clare Valley

Pink Lake Tiny House - establishment of two tiny houses, two bell tents, and shared guest facilities at Lochiel

$91,489

$304,965

Clare Valley

The Mill Street Retreat - development of four one-bedroom luxury accommodation apartments in Clare

$220,000

$770,000

Clare Valley

Bukirk Glamping – establishment of a new tiny house, outdoor pool, entertaining space, and welcome centre for guests

$141,654

$472,182

Eyre Peninsula

Venus Bay Beachfront Tourist Park – two new 2-bedroom accessible cabins.

 

$94,695

$315,650

Eyre Peninsula

The Greenly Carriage – development of a re-imagined train carriage turned boutique, sustainable holiday accommodation.

 

$30,000

$100,000

Eyre Peninsula

Fowlers Bay Caravan Park - construction of two new two-bedroom eco-friendly cabins

$108,148

$360,495

Eyre Peninsula

Australian Wildlife Adventures - purchase of new tour vehicle for new luxury tours, allowing operator to focus on domestic market

$44,863

$149,545

Eyre Peninsula

Marina Hotel and Apartments - refurbishment of 11 apartments, redevelopment of the reception area, new entrance canopy and bathroom facilities

$126,000

$422,454

Eyre Peninsula

Deco Beach House - renovation of art deco house in Port Lincoln to cater for up to 8 guests, including a swimming pool with landscaped outdoor area, garden and barbecue area

$119,405

$398,016

Eyre Peninsula

Eyre Hotel - major interior and exterior refurbishment (accommodation, reception/lobby area, front bar, kitchen and dining area; exterior) and the creation of the Eyre Pantry outlet to showcase local produce, art and tourism.

$431,250

 

$1,437,500

 

Fleurieu Peninsula

Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards – cellar door and wine education hub.

 

$316,533.60

$1,055,112

Fleurieu Peninsula

The Vineyard Retreat, McLaren Vale – renovation of existing guesthouse to luxury accommodation catering to those with accessibility requirements.

 

$27,000

$90,945

Fleurieu Peninsula

Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park - installation of two new 2-bedroom cabins, one block of four ensuites and a new waterpark

$293,665

$978,886

Fleurieu Peninsula

Adelaide Biplanes – Upgrades of 1940 De Havilland Tiger Moth plane and 2004 American Champion Super Decathlon plane for scenic flights, and paintwork upgrade on company vehicle

$28,517

$95,057

Fleurieu Peninsula

Hastwell & Lightfoot - upgrade of an existing cellar door to expand capacity.

$47,181

$157,272

Fleurieu Peninsula

Haselgrove Wines -development of a new rooftop cellar door and interactive wine experiences.

$341,910

$1,139,700

Fleurieu Peninsula

Star of Greece - expansion and improvements to the kiosk, kitchen and toilet facilities.

$280,692

$935,640

Fleurieu Peninsula

Hotel Elliot - major development of a new function centre called ‘The Hub’. The Hub will incorporate the existing hotel, a function and training centre including training kitchen, bars, storage area, outdoor dining areas, a deck, toilet facilities, a car park and new tourist information and visitor centre

$500,000

$1,732,000

Flinders Ranges & Outback

The Prairie Hotel – redevelopment including new microbrewery, modernisation of guest bathrooms, and preparation of original underground cellar for tastings.

 

$464,419

$1,548,063

Flinders Ranges & Outback

Bentley’s Cabin Park Port Augusta – development of 15 new cabins including three with disability access.

 

$500,000

$1,780,000

Flinders Ranges & Outback 

Flinders Food Co – expansion including a new outdoor alfresco dining area catering for an extra 55 customers and for function use, and a children’s sensory play area $92,860 $309,535

Flinders Ranges & Outback

Black Jack Get-A-Way - upgrade of an existing bed and breakfast accommodation.

$21,471

$71,570

Flinders Ranges & Outback

 

The Laura Emporium, Gallery and Museum - development of existing building in main street of Laura to include a local artisan/produce outlet and antique retail space, café, art gallery and museum.

$37,579

$125,264

Flinders Ranges & Outback

Rawnsley Park Station - upgrade of four units and development of six new superior units, including solar power generation.

$357,000

$1,190,000

Flinders Ranges & Outback

Over The Edge Melrose - expansion of the cafe kitchen, purchase of bikes and equipment to offer new guided tour options and storage facilities for these bikes

$44,323

$147,744

Kangaroo Island

Cactus Kangaroo Island – relocation and refurbishment of café and new cooking school experience.

 

$37,678

$125,593

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Seaview Motel – renovation and refurbishment of 17 rooms, kitchen, restaurant, and landscaping.

$82,563

$275,210

Kangaroo Island

Oyster Farm Shop – expansion of existing facility’s infrastructure to increase capacity including a new all-weather oyster bar and tasting room, enhanced product display and landscaping.

 

$36,000

$120,000

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Distillery - overhaul and upgrade of existing facility including new distillery shed, tasting experience zone and visitor infrastructure

$500,000

$3,000,032

Kangaroo Island

Emu Bay Fishing Charters -transformation of an existing shed dwelling at Kingscote into a cottage style accommodation to complement fishing charter business.

$33,377

$111,259

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures - upgrade vessel with environmentally friendly engine allowing for greater range and opportunities for dive charters. New tours to target domestic market including a night discovery tour and banana boat equipment for thrill rides.

$30,034

$100,115

Kangaroo Island

Seafront Holiday Park
Establishment of two-family sized Eco Tents, the construction of two x 2 bedroom beachside villas, and an additional 20 powered caravan/campervan sites through the extension of the onsite electrical grid

$213,536

 

Limestone Coast

Raidis Estate – upgrade of facilities for experience development to enable year-round offer.

$28,200

$94,000

Limestone Coast

Balnaves of Coonawarra – expansion of wine room and outdoor tasting deck.

$22,909

$76,363

Limestone Coast

Aloha Accommodation - construction of three luxury self-contained studio apartments

$90,000

$300,000

Limestone Coast 

Pine Country Caravan Park – accommodation upgrade including construction of three new glamping tents, renovation and upgrade of 17 existing cabins and existing amenities 

$88,834 

$296,116

Limestone Coast

Apartments on Tolmie internal and external renovation of four apartment units

$20,000

$75,000

Limestone Coast

Mount Gambier Apartments – construction of two new luxury wheelchair accessible apartments in Mount Gambier

$158,181

$527,272

Limestone Coast

Mount Gambier Hotel – refurbishment and upgrade of 16 rooms

$336,740

$1,122,500

Limestone Coast

Victoria Hotel Port MacDonnell - development of an outdoor beer garden area at the rear of the hotel.

$42,521

$141,739

Limestone Coast

Presidential Motel - renovation of seven rooms, refurbishment of the lobby and restaurant and construction of an outdoor dining pavilion.

$238,835

$796,118

Limestone Coast

Drink Ottelia + Eat Fodder - redevelopment of restaurant and cellar door building

$214,685

$715,618

Limestone Coast

Coonawarra Experiences - purchase of new luxury vehicle to offer new tours.

$30,267

$100,893

Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

Murray Bridge Tourist Park – construction of three luxury self-contained cabins, including one with disability access

$113,126

$425,505

Murray River, Lakes & Coorong

Motel on Becker - refurbishment of six motel rooms

$20,865

$69,551

Riverland

Murray River Trails – building a new luxury houseboat for small group tours.

$188,541

$628,470

Riverland

Bellbird Tours – support the upgrade of existing visitor facilities and a new tour vehicle.

$27,450

$91,500

Riverland

Orlando Houseboat - refurbishment of two-bedroom houseboat

$20,000

$67,000

Riverland Riverland Classic Limousines - establish a new luxury touring and transfer experience to explore the Riverland region $56,745 $189,150

Yorke Peninsula

Wallaroo Beachfront Tourist Park – construction of seven new beachfront villas.

 

$364,500

$1,215,000

Yorke Peninsula

Sunny Hill Distillery -
installation of outdoor toilet block and expansion of car park to increase capacity of venue. Retaining wall for deck area and fire pits

$25,262

$84,212

Yorke Peninsula

Redwing Farm -
purchase and conversion of a bus into tourist accommodation, redevelopment of an existing building to become a guest check-in space and office, function centre enhancements, toilet facilities and updates to power and Wi-Fi

$54,792

$182,640