About Adelaide

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Adelaide a sheer beauty

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, the name Adelaide was chosen in honour of Queen Adelaide, King William IV’s wife.Adelaide is the driest of all Australian capital cities, and has plenty of daily sunshine throughout the year.

Surrounded by parklands, and on the banks of the Torrens River, Adelaide is well known as a cultural centre that offers plenty to see and do for the visitor. There are good city beaches only minutes from the CBD, and a beautiful coastline to explore as you make your way to the South East.

Arts and Culture:

Adelaide is home to a number of museums, art galleries and theatres, as well as host of a range of festivals throuhgout the year including cinema, fashion, music, theatre and cultural events.The South Australian Museum and Art Gallery on North Terrace, the Maritime Museum at Port Adelaide, and the National Motor Museum in Birdwood are well worthwhile a visit.

Sports and Recreation:

Major sporting events such as cricket and Australian Rules Football are hosted at the Adelaide oval close the City, and there are an aquatic centre, tennis club, and golf course all within easy reach of the CBD.

Shopping and Purchases:

Rundle Mall in the city centre is reputedly the largest pedestrianized shopping mall in the Southern Hemisphere with over 800 shops and 14 interconnected arcades.

City Beaches:

The City’s close proximity to the coast means you can be at the beach in Glenelg in only 30 minutes by catching the tram from Rundle Mall.

Wine and Gastronomy:

Adelaide is ideally placed within easy reach of most regions for wine tasting/buying day trips. Some of the wineries have the distinction of having the oldest known living grapevines in the world.The diverse geography and climates of the zones around Adelaide have enabled a wide range of grape varieties to be grown.