Overview Adelaide

Visiting Adelaide

The south side of the Land Down Under is laid out in an easy-to-navigate grid with wide boulevards that are perfect for window shopping and outdoor cafés where you can while away an afternoon. British influences are felt throughout, from cricket matches to tea time.

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The south side of the Land Down Under is laid out in an easy-to-navigate grid with wide boulevards that are perfect for window shopping and outdoor cafés where you can while away an afternoon. British influences are felt throughout, from cricket matches to tea time.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Adelaide. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Adelaide flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Adelaide

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Bed, Breakfast & Bolero in the Adelaide Hills

Written by Ozzy-Dave on 27 Jan, 2002

Bed, Breakfast and BoleroBy Dave Underwood "Harried, hurried, take thy rest; Weary, worried, with peace be blest." "Romantic, secluded and peaceful. Look, you even get fluffy bathrobes. And we might see koalas!" Karen was reading about Hillgrove House, our Bed and Breakfast destination for the next two days.…Read More


Pulling into the Station

Written by casspga on 08 Aug, 2006

To start our day, the train manager, a bespectacled man right out of central casting – stopwatch, handlebar mustache and all – introduced me to a proper, 84-year-old, Australian woman named Victoria. White of hair, she wore a button-down sweater and a long tweed skirt.…Read More


Wining, Dining & Shopping

Written by Linda Kaye on 10 Jul, 2001

Just a "hop, skip and a jump" from Adelaide is the Barossa Valley, Australia’s most famous wine producing area. It is a little part of the Rhine Valley transplanted in South Australia. It was settled by people from Prussia and Silesia in 1842 who brought…Read More


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The City of Adelaide

Written by Linda Kaye on 10 Jul, 2001

Adelaide is the State Capital of South Australia and is an elegant city featuring traditional stone architecture and wide parklands. It was the first completely planned city in Australia and the first state not to be settled by convict labor. The city of Adelaide was…Read More


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Camarilla Road Trip - Melbourne to Adelaide!

Written by Kun-chan on 05 Feb, 2004

Getting up before 6am is a pain, but there is no point in sleeping when you've got to get up at 6.15am anyway to get ready for a road trip and start picking up people. So tired as I was, on Friday 19th December, I…Read More


Affordable Adelaide

Written by Gold Coaster on 19 Mar, 2004

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a small elegant city in a park. Set beside the Torrens River between the Adelaide Hills and the Gulf of St Vincent, the city centre is laid out on a square mile grid of wide streets with gracious…Read More


National Aboriginal Cultural Institute - Tandanya

Written by panda2 on 08 Dec, 2004

There are daily Didgeridoo performances at noon. There are also displays about Aboriginal culture, history, and contemporary issues. There are galleries to view artwork. Entry is $3. Classes are offered, and there is a café-restaurant. The Tandanya Shop sells quality, authentic Aboriginal art, artifacts, clothing,…Read More


ADL - Adelaide International Airport

Written by panda2 on 29 Nov, 2004

ADL Adelaide Airport, 1 James Schofield Drive, is located six kilometers west of the city centre and is undergoing change, as it's expanding and upgrading its facilities target for the end of 2005. There's a large car park with coin-operated pay stations, or pay a…Read More


Adelaide Metro

Written by panda2 on 29 Nov, 2004

Adelaide Metro includes the Adelaide 0-Bahn and Glenelg Tram. The 0-Bahn is a cheaper alternative to the rail, providing modified buses to service the suburbs on dedicated concrete tracks, guided by side rollers along the front sides of the bus. The driver doesn't steer; he…Read More


Cheap Eats

Written by NifT on 28 Mar, 2003

A slice of affordable culinary heaven for budget-conscious backpackers who want a good meal. 1. Noodle Asian Cafe Shop 1 Renaissance Arcade, Pultney St Authentic Malaysian food. Their small serve is really SMALL. $4.50/$5.50 for a small/large serve of your choice of three dishes plus rice…Read More


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