Times to Tour Destinations from Adelaide
Vale (Fleurieu Peninsula)
Harbor (Fleurieu Peninsula)
Murray - Murray Bridge
Valley - Starts at Auburn
More General & Tourist Information can be found at www.bestofkangarooisland.com.au
minute drive to ferry then a 45 min crossing (approx)
Ranges (Wilpena Pound)
with rest stops
Q. Does Adelaide
have an international airport or do we have to connect from Sydney
A. Yes, Adelaide does have an International Airport. Singapore
Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines offer direct flights from Singapore,
Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. There are around 20 flights from Melbourne
and Sydney daily, so domestic connections are easily organised.
Q. How far is it
to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide city and how do I get there?
A. See above chart. Visitors to Adelaide can easily reach Kangaroo
Island by sea or air. A short 30 minute flight from Adelaide Airport
brings you to Kingscote Airport on Kangaroo Island. The airport
is located 13km from Kingscote. Car rental on Kangaroo Island
can be organized here at www.rentcarsinadelaide.com.au
Transfers are available, but arrangements should be made when
booking your flight. Sealink operate ferries each day from Cape
Jervis to Penneshaw. Bookings are essential for ferry and coach
connections. There is a day tour to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide
with Sealink if time is short.
We recommend a stay of 2 -3 days on KI. is ideal.
More Tourist and General Information for Kangaroo Island can be
found at www.bestofkangarooisland.com.au
Sealink run the Ferry Service to
Kangaroo Island & the website is www.sealink.com.au
Q. Are there any Health Retreats close to Adelaide?
A. Yes Adelaide is the ideal setting for a healthy holiday. Set
in the foothills of Norton Summit, 20 minutes east of the city
centre, is Adelong Lifestyle Accommodation. Three fully self-contained
villas offer have sauna, spa pool, gym (with professional massage
table) and aromatherapy facilities for you to enjoy.
Q When do the wineries open?
A It varies from winery to winery but most are open between 10am
- 5pm. If visiting a wine region limit your visits to around 3
wineries in the morning, then lunch at a fourth then a couple
on the way back to Adelaide this will avoid rushing from winery
to winery. Rockford Winery in the Barossa is a personal favourite.
There is a map of the wine regions and a wine & food touring
guide available from The South Australian Tourism Commission in
King William Street www.southaustralia.com
Can you tell us about the Gondola service in Adelaide?
A. The Torrens Lake has a
Gondola service using original Venetian Gondolas that can take
up to 12 people in a group. Contact Roger on (618) 8358 1800
Q. Where can we go on a Paddle Steamer?
A. Paddle Steamers cruise along Australia's largest waterway,
the Murray River. Captain Cook Cruises and Proud Australia Holidays
offer a range of holiday packages on a variety of historic Paddle
Steamers. Also a number of day tour companies have a morning tea/afternoon
tea cruise as part of a Big River day itinerary on specific days.
Q. Where can I go on a Steam Train?
A.The Steam Ranger service runs Steam Trains from Goolwa to Victor
Harbour on the weekends and during the week in school holiday
times. Steam Train engine is replaced with a diesel engine during
total fire ban days.
For more information
Australian Rail Travel Center (618) 8231 4366
Q. What are the main
wildlife parks near Adelaide.
A. Cleland Conservation Park
in the hills below Mount Lofty, Urimbirra Wildlife Park Victor
Harbour, Gorge Wildlife Park up Gorge road in the Adelaide hills.
Q. Can I get to Cleland Conservation & Wildlife Park
on Public Transport?
A. Yes! Hills Transit buses service the Adelaide Hills. You can
catch bus number 822 from the city during the week and it will
drop you off at the entrance to Cleland Wildlife Park. For more
information contact the Passenger Transport Board InfoLine on
Q. Where can I go
in Adelaide on Free Public Transport.
A. There is the Adelaide Bee-Line and City Loop buses six days
a week, plus the Adelaide City Council has a free connector bus
service 7 days a week that links North Adelaide with Adelaide,
and stops at many of Adelaide's Tourist destinations.
Q. Where can I go in Adelaide on Public Transport.
A. The art of getting around Adelaide has been made easy by the
Passenger Transport Board. You can now access a variety of attractions
on their bus, train and historic tram services. For more information
call their InfoLine on 8210 1000. The ticket and information center
is on the corner of King William Street and Currie Street and
is open 7 days.
They also have a small limited range of tourist information brochures.
Staff are very helpful here.
Q. Are there any markets in or around Adelaide?
A. There are a variety of markets which operate in and around
Adelaide. Central Markets behind the Hilton Hotel is the largest,
The Brickworks Markets at Thebarton, Uraidla Markets, Fishermen's
Wharf Port Adelaide, all offer a huge range of fresh produce as
well as a range of arts and crafts at very reasonable prices.
Q. Can I take an Aboriginal Tour in Adelaide?
A. Diverse Travel Australia is an inbound tour operator that specializes
in Aboriginal cultural experiences through its strong links to
highly qualified guides and Aboriginal Australia.
Q. Is there a walking tour of Adelaide?
A. Tourabout Adelaide offer guided walks of the City, North Adelaide
and Port Adelaide. Contact Sandy Pugsley.
Q. What tour companies go to the wineries?
A. A huge range of operators offer tours to our wine regions.
We recommend White Orchid and Daimler Tours
Q. Do you have any accommodation packages?
A.The South Australian Tourism Commission produces the SA Shorts
Holiday Book which has accommodation packages for you to choose
from. For more information contact the SA Visitor and Travel Centre
on 1300 655 276.
We recommend North Adelaide Heritage Group for Adelaide Accommodation
needs. Properties can be booked for longer stays at special rates.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Q What are the main attractions in Adelaide?
A. Adelaide has a diverse range of attractions that are simply
to numerous to completely list. North Terrace is our cultural
boulevard with our Art Gallery, Museum, and Botanic Gardens located
there. The migration Museum just off North Terrace behind the
State Library down Kintore Av. is also worth a visit. The Migration
Museum is free.
Q. Where can I get some brochures and help on city sights.
A. There is the Rundle Mall Visitor Information Centre booth located
in Rundle Mall at the western end that has a very good selection
of brochures and maps of Adelaide.
Cafe's like Scuzzi
in O'Connell Street North Adelaide have some tourist information
in brochure form.
The South Australian Visitor Information Center is in King William
Q. Do you have walking tour maps of Adelaide?
A. Yes the Adelaide City Council has produced walking guides brochures
for Adelaide detailing interesting walks around Adelaide and North
Alternatively, you can choose to use the free City Loop bus service
during the week. Buses run regularly around the city every 30
minutes and visit most sites of interest. Adelaide City Council
has a free connector bus running during the week every 30 minutes
that will take you out to North Adelaide and the Cafe's precincts
of Melbourne Street and O'Connell Street.
Q. Where are the movie theater's?
A. Many of Adelaide's suburbs are within easy reach of a movie
theatre. In the city there are cinemas in Hindley Street, Rundle
Street East and Hindmarsh Square. There is also a great theatre
in O'Connell Street, North Adelaide. Adelaide's daily newspaper,
The Advertiser, has an entertainment section which has the contact
details for all of our cinemas. Thursday's Advertiser has the
lift out "Gig Guide" entertainment section.
for the younger set thurday each week is the time to get a copy
of Rip It Up from most city pubs, cafes, & cd shops.
Q Where can I book interstate travel in Adelaide?
A Most major air, rail and road transport companies have offices
in Adelaide and will accept bookings in person or over the phone.
Q. How do I get to the Adelaide Hills?
A. Bus and train services regularly service the Adelaide Hills
and are an affordable alternative to driving your own vehicle.
For more information on routes and timetables contact the Passenger
Transport Board InfoLine on 8210 1000.
Q Where can I store my luggage?
A The Adelaide Airport, Central Bus Station and Keswick Railway
Station offer lockers for storing your personal belongings. Upon
booking your accommodation, check to see if the property provides
safe storage facilities. For more information contact the SA
Visitor and Travel Centre on 1300 655 276.
Q Where can I access the Internet and my email address in Adelaide?
Wayward Bus Touring Co in Waymouth Street have an Internet Cafe.
Kat's Cafe in O'Connell street and the North Adelaide Institute
Library in Tynte Street both offer Internet access.