Travelling with plants

There are restrictions on moving:

  • fruit
  • fruiting vegetables
  • plants
  • plant related products

into and within South Australia.

Within South Australia

Restrictions apply for taking fresh fruit and vegetables into the Riverland fruit fly exclusion zone from other parts of South Australia.

Go to the taking fruit and vegetables into the Riverland page for more information. 

Into South Australia

Travelers must be aware of quarantine restrictions before they move plant or plant material across state borders.

Check the Quarantine Domestic website before crossing into South Australia with plants or plant material.

Out of South Australia

We are unable to give advice about the entry requirements of other states.  

Check the Quarantine Domestic website before crossing out of South Australia with plants or plant material. The Quarantine Domestic website also has contact details for each state if you need more information.

International arrivals to Australia

When you arrive in Australia you must declare if you are carrying certain food, plant material or animal products. Visit the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture website for details.




  • Fruit fly: 1300 666 010
  • Exotic plant pests: 1800 084 881
Page Last Reviewed: 28 May 2015
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