Visitors pump millions of dollars into Limestone Coast economy

SPOTLIGHT: Tourism industry development manager Biddie Shearing has welcomed statistics showing the Limestone Coast remains South Australia's most visited region for international tourists outside Adelaide.Pictures: Caitlin Kennedy

SPOTLIGHT: Tourism industry development manager Biddie Shearing has welcomed statistics showing the Limestone Coast remains South Australia's most visited region for international tourists outside Adelaide.Pictures: Caitlin Kennedy

THE unique charm of the Limestone Coast continues to attract international tourists with the latest research showing the area remains the most visited South Australian region outside Adelaide.

Statistics released recently by Tourism Research Australia show the Limestone Coast attracted 47,000 international tourists from June 2015 to the end of June 2016, in addition to around 539,000 domestic visitors during the same time.

Tourists flocked to the region from the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, New Zealand and South East Asia, with tourism operators reporting a lift in traffic through stores, cellar doors and accommodation hot spots.

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