Adelaide and Surrounds, South Australia

Style: City Break

Adelaide is a sophisticated gateway to all that South Australia has to offer. Adelaide is a vibrant city with a packed events calendar and flourishing bar and restaurant scene.

The Adelaide Fringe Festival (the second largest Fringe festival in the world) is a highlight of the event calendar, along with other sporting and cultural events.

Adelaide city is an easy city to wander, from shopping in Rundle Mall, exploring the famous Central Markets or hop on a tram to Glenelg Beach for sundowners. The city is filled with world-class restaurants and a growing small wine bar scene, stocked with award-winning South Australian wine.

A naturally beautiful city, explore the River Torrens, The Adelaide Botanic Garden and the Gallery of South Australia, the city effortlessly combines natural beauty, heritage and architecture with cultural icons.

Taste Australia's most expensive wine, Penfolds Grange at one of the world's few urban single vineyards at Magill Estate, only 15 minutes drive from Adelaide city.

Adelaide combines exceptional food and wine, art, shopping and culture into a city break. What's not to love about this capital city?

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Local Knowledge:

Adelaide's laneways and basements are coming alive with small wine bars. Seek these out for South Australian wines, craft beers and cocktails – get amongst this small bar revolution!


Tour Down Under (Jan), Adelaide Fringe (Feb-Mar), Adelaide Festival (Feb-Mar), Clipsal 500 (Mar), WOMADelaide (Mar), Tasting Australia (May), Adelaide Cabaret Festival (Jun).

Getting there:

Air: Adelaide Airport operates services by most airlines from most Australian cities. Adelaide city is just 10 mins drive from the airport.

Car: Car hire and Barossa tour operators are all available.

Bikes: There are more than 500 bikes available for hire in the Adelaide City Bikes fleet. You can hire one for free to explore the city from 14 city locations.

Public transport: Adelaide is accessible by public transport. Get around the city easily with the free City-Loop bus, which runs frequently until 6pm each day of the week, except Friday, when it runs until 9pm. Also, the free city tram takes you between the South Terrace tram stop and the Entertainment Centre at Hindmarsh.

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Time Zone: ACST - Australian Central Standard Time GMT+9:30 hours
Phone: Country Code +61. Area Code: 08 

Images: Supplied - South Australia

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