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Adelaide experiences are near to Adelaide Luxury Beach House -just 15 -30 minutes by car , or 20 minutes by bus from the beach house. The bus stop to Adelaide is literally steps away behind the beach house on Seaview Rd. There is a free express bus to Adelaide Oval for the football season (March to September) and in the city there’s free bus and tram transport to most of the inner city attractions or explore with complimentary bike hire. A number of tour companies will collect you from the beach house to transfer you to an event or for half and full day tours to Adelaide and surrounding regions
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There are festivals galore, with a heady mix all year round. Named the perfect host city, events are often staged in all manner of places within the city and its surrounds. Adelaide Fringe performances, in February and March are held at indoor venues and restaurants, in the parks, on the river and also by the beach, including at Henley Square. The Adelaide Festival, in March has mesmerizing, often bold, performing, visual and literary artists and unlike any other Australian capital city, most of the literary programme is at no charge. There’s Tasting Australia in April- May, SALA Art festival in August ; OZAsia festival in September- October, also staged in different parts of the city and surrounds. In addition, in February is the Spirit Festival, South Australia’s premier Indigenous festival, in March is WOMADelaide, Australia’s WOMAD (world music and dance) festival and Adelaide Cabaret Festival, held throughout June. Adelaide is host to some of Australia’s most popular sporting events including the Santos pro-cycling’s Tour Down Under in January, Clipsal 500 V8 supercar race in March and International Horse Trials in November. In summer enjoy the cricket and in autumn to spring, the AFL, at the newly redeveloped Adelaide Oval. There’s always something on to experience.
Major Adelaide events are nearby, within 10-30 minute by car or bus ride.
Taste South Australia
Adelaide is an itinerary highlight for travelling gourmands. With a diverse cultural mix and fabulous local produce, the food is sensational. Soak up the atmosphere and dine alfresco in this vibrant city. With a range of eating precincts, from Rundle Street’s historic pubs, eclectic wine bars and, Mediterranean-inspired cafes, to the trendy laneways of Leigh and Peel Streets, to the Asian- style Gouger Street, Adelaide’s dining scene is a delicious mix.
Adelaide Central Market. showcases the best and freshest of South Australia’s staggering array of produce. It’s buzzing with sights, tastes and smells and is so big and exciting, there’s a specialist tour by local chef Mark Gleeson. It’s a melting pot of different cultures and fantastic local food. Next door is Chinatown, with a myriad of Asian supermarket supplies and eateries.
The National Wine Centre is the perfect introduction to Australia’s wine industry, providing visitors with an interactive Wine Discovery Journey and Exhibition, a tasting gallery and café. It’s ideal for wine novices and connoisseurs alike and entry is free.
Visit Penfolds Magill Estate just 15 minutes from the city, home to Australia’s most prized wine, Penfolds Grange. Explore the heritage-listed winery, with its underground tunnels and cellars and Grange cottage – the original home of Dr Penfold, or take a wine tasting tour of some of Penfold’s wines. Dine on South Australian produce in the award-winning restaurant overlooking the vineyard where the Grange story started.
Shopaholics will feel right at home on Rundle Mall, Adelaide’s shopping heart. It offers the largest selection of shopping facilities in Adelaide and includes Australia’s leading department stores, fashion boutiques from Australian and international designers, souvenirs, beauty and jewellery including opal. For lovers of fine chocolate visit Haigh’s Chocolates at Beehive corner on the Mall. Promoting outstanding design and craftsmanship through its widely acclaimed studios, galleries and shops is the Jam factory. Take a guided tour of its studios, or discover many of the top local galleries in the inner-city galleries with the Art Gallery Walking Trail guide. Spanning from the Mall to Grenfell Street and North Terrace are numerous arcades, including the beautiful Adelaide and Regent arcades.
Adelaide’s Riverbank Precinct
Along Adelaide’s picturesque Riverbank precinct is the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Casino, the Adelaide Zoo and paddle boats and river cruise.
At the new Adelaide Oval watch a game of football or cricket, take a tour, visit the Bradman Collection, and test your own skills with the interactive museum. Enjoy a show at the Adelaide festival centre, play at the Adelaide Casino, and attend a conference at the Adelaide Convention centre or Cruise on the Popeye riverboat through the heart of the city to Adelaide zoo. There visit the Giant pandas, the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere or pet animals including kangaroos at the children’s Zoo. You’ll find most of Australia’s wildlife there including, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, echidnas and crocodiles and the rare yellow footed tail wallaby. Be a zookeeper for a day or experience exciting behind-the-scenes encounters with the Giant pandas, primates, lions, and hippos.
Adelaide’s Culture Centres
North tce is SA’s cultural boulevard. The South Australian Museum, has the largest collection of Aboriginal artefacts in Australia, The Art Gallery of South Australia is a vibrant centre not only housing art by indigenous Australians, colonial artists such as Ted Nolan and Hans Heysen and art from around the world, but also hosts many events. On North terrace there is also the Migration Museum, the Botanic Gardens, a haven in the heart of the city and the National Wine Centre,
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
The traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains, including Henley Beach, are the Kaurna people. Discover Aboriginal art and history at Australia’s largest indigenous centre on Grenfell St. Be inspired with daily performances including stories, dance, song and didgeridoo.
As the perfect host city, entrances and most guided tours to these cultural centres are at no charge.
Views of Adelaide
Enjoy views of the city from Colonel Light’s Lookout at Montefiore Hill or for a different view of the city take an exhilarating guided mountain bike tour that takes you from the city centre in a luxury 4WD vehicle to the Mount Lofty Summit and then leads you on a cycling adventure all the way down to Adelaide. All equipment is provided. Taking in the sight of the city from high above it to the sea, an experienced cyclist will guide you through stunning native bush, through Cleland Wildlife Park, past old ruins, springs, kangaroos and koalas snoozing high in the trees, in their natural habitat then onto a path that leads you into Adelaide’s quiet roads and suburbs. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Adelaide from a distinctly different vantage point. Tailor made guided bicycle tours are also available around Adelaide’s bike trails.Getting Around Adelaide
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