Adelaide City Guide & Travel Tips

Adelaide Travel Guide

An Introduction To Adelaide


There are loads of good reasons to visit Adelaide, there is a huge number of things to see whether you are alone, a couple or a large group. This article is not to blow your mind with everything that is going on in Adelaide but maybe offer up some advice on what is available to do there. Not unlike other cities, there are good and bad places to visit and if it is the first time you are visiting Adelaide or if you have paid a visit before, enjoying yourself and making the most of your time there is paramount. It is often an idea to have a rough plan of places you wish to visit, and Adelaide has plenty of interesting experiences that will create many memories.

Adelaide Things To See And Do

While you are in Adelaide a number of great attractions exist which are worth some of your time. The highly regarded South Australia territory of Australia has attractions that you may know and other you won't know to outsiders of Adelaide we have collected a list of 10 to be of help to you:

1. River Torrens Linear Park Trail
2. Adelaide Botanic Garden
3. Cleland Wildlife Park
4. Glenelg Tram
5. Penfolds Magill Winery
6. South Australian Museum
7. Art Gallery of South Australia
8. Botanic Park
9. State Library of South Australia
10. Aldinga Beach

These are a simple starting point if you have a good local book or guide you will be able to find more and if there is enough time in Adelaide. You are sure to find other interesting attractions and locations about the Adelaide area of Australia.

Getting Around In Adelaide

Adelaide is a fairly easy city to get around, once you have an eye for the place and know a couple of local landmarks you should be able to navigate around with ease. You can cover a lot of the city on foot but make sure you stick to places you know after dark. If you want to cover more ground in Adelaide there are some other alternatives to get around. There are safe and reliable buses where passes can be bought to include multiple trips on more than one day. Collect a Rental Car at Adelaide Airport (ADL) or close by to your hotel, there is also the option to use Adelaide Taxis, but be aware of slow moving traffic at rush hour. What ever method you use to explore Adelaide make sure you see as much of the city as your can.

Accommodation In Adelaide

If you are staying in Adelaide for a great period you will be looking for a place to sleep. Adelaide offers a broad range of facilities to sleep these includes high end, deluxed locations to more modest hotels, B&Bs and hostels. If you are visiting the city on business ensure the hotel you decide to select has suitable facilities and is in the right area for your meetings as the traffic in Adelaide may result in problems at certain times. If you are seeking out more luxury accommodation there is a selection of top chain and independent hotels. Adelaide also offers a good selection of lower star hotels that offer simple but functional facilities for visitors to the city. If you do not have a huge accommodation budget there is a number of guest houses and hotels in the area which are a good place to rest your head. Whatever accommodation type you select in Adelaide try and make time to see if any bargains exists on a wide array of travel web sites, often these are out of season or when a home sports team isn't playing a game.

Recommended Hotels In Adelaide

1. Mayfair Hotel
2. Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury
3. The Playford Adelaide - MGallery Collection
4. Majestic Roof Garden Hotel
5. Ibis Adelaide

Venues To Dine In Adelaide

A number of places exist to dine in Adelaide, the sites where you select to eat at will be reflected by your budget. There are quite a lot of dining venues that offer Australian meals that won't leave you out of pocket. If you are seeking out a high quality dining venue there are a number of these, but be sure to have a prior reservation and ensure that your follow the dress code if there is one. If you just wish to eat without glamour the well known chain brands , but if you are seeking something real find somewhere that's really busy. Part and parcel of visiting a city is to enjoy everything about it, including it's food There is a wide variety of places to dine in Adelaide. whether it is a café, restaurant or the food that can be bought and eaten on the street. You should check local newspapers for offers and try something that you have never had before.

Recommended Places To Eat In Adelaide

1. Orana
2. The Playford Restaurant
3. Georges on Waymouth
4. Jasmin Indian Restaurant
5. Andre's Cucina and Polenta Bar

Adelaide Key Facts

When getting to grips with a city such as Adelaide it is often a good thing to have some background knowledge. Here are a number of facts that could be of help to you.

Continent: Australasia
Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
International Dialing Code: 61
Adelaide Coordinates: 34°55'44.4?S 138°36'3.6?E
Altitude: 61.7 m (202 ft)
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language: English
Adelaide Time Zone: ACST (UTC+9:30)
City Population: 146,778
Metro Population: 146,778
Temperature High In 84.9 °F / 29.4 °C
Temperature Low In 45.5 °F / 7.5 °C

Keeping Safe In Adelaide

Like the majority of locations Adelaide has positive and negative points, it is wise to maintain your wits about you and you and your family with main safe and have a fantastic trip to this wonderful Australian place. Take a good map and guide and be aware of where you are going, don't alert people to the fact you are unfamiliar wit h the city by carrying an expensive camera around your neck and try not to carry more cash than you need on your person. Don't stray too far into unknown areas after sunset and if you should get lost hail a taxi. Just because you are on vacation, don't switch off completely. Bear this is mind and you will have a great time in Adelaide. As a rule Australia is a welcoming place with great locals. A bit of groundwork goes a long way and if you have a picture in your mind of the city you can understand it better.

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