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Why visit Adelaide
Nestled between the River Torrens and the Adelaide Hills, South Australia's capital is famous for its arts & culture scene, bustling food markets, and world-class eateries. Surrounded by picturesque parklands, gorgeous gardens, and heritage architecture, Adelaide has endless appeal. Find amazing Adelaide accommodation options in the city, by the sea or in the surrounding towns, you're guaranteed an unforgettable time.
Best time to visit Adelaide
Being South, Adelaide can get cooler than some other cities in Winter (June- August). The best time to visit Adelaide for a beach getaway is over the summer months (December - February). If you want to escape the heat and crowds of peak travel times, opt for spring or Autumn. South Australia is also well known for whale watching so do your research on the best times to go if you want to see some whales.
Getting around Adelaide
It's easy to get around Adelaide central with a range of trams, trains and buses available for public transport. For more regional travel, opt for trains. To get around Adelaide via public transport, it's best to buy a MetroCard for use on the Adelaide Metro network.
What to do in Adelaide
With plenty in the way of natural beauty as well as man-made cultural delights, Adelaide has something for everyone. South Australias cosmopolitan capital is no stranger to upmarket shopping, world-class dining, or pumping nightlife. For those quieter souls or families with young kids, Adelaide offers scenic spots and fun attractions.
Free things to do in Adelaide
Adelaide Central Market To fully experience all that Adelaide CBD has to offer, throw yourself into the thick of it at Adelaide Central Market. There you'll find a vibrant mix of cuisines, music, art, and shopping. Botanic Gardens Reflect on your morning with a stroll through the historic Botanic Garden, dating all the way back to 1857. If you'd like to view some of Adelaide's breathtaking architecture, consider a heritage walking tour to fully experience the city's rich history. Hit the beach Once you've had enough man-made beauty, take a visit to Glenelg and Glenelg beach for pristine sands & cool ocean water. Make it a day at the beach and enjoy an ice cream cone as you watch the waves crash against the shore.
Fun things to do in Adelaide
Float along the river in a BBQ buoy These little boats look like big buoys with a space in the middle for a picnic or a gas bbq. Bring your favourite food and some bevvies to enjoy a relaxing two hours on the water. BBQ buoys can be hired at Pinky Flat, near Adelaide Oval. Climb to the top of Adelaide oval Climb the roof (legally) at Adelaide Oval with specially trained tour guides to see Adelaide from above. Enjoy unparalleled 360 degree views over Adelaide and beyond and take in the wonder. Opt for the sunset tour for something a little special. Barossa Valley Beyond the city centre lies a world of indulgence. Wine lovers will feel compelled to visit the Barossa Valley, South Australia's premiere wine region. And where there's wine, there's cheese, as plenty of artisanal produce sellers call the Barossa Valley home. If you'd rather indulge your visual senses, the views of rolling hills that make up the valley are transportative and serene, perfect for a picnic with family or friends.
Where to stay in Adelaide
Tucked in between the River Torrens and the Adelaide hills, any Adelaide hotel is sure to provide a scenic view as well as access to many of the city's offerings. Accor's Adelaide accommodations are spread out throughout Adelaide CBD, putting you within minutes of historic sites and delicious restaurants. Whether for work or play, an Adelaide hotel will be your ideal retreat.