Adelaide Holidays & Travel Guide

Australia's fifth largest city, Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and is located north of the Fleurieu Peninsula between the Gulf St Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges. Stretching 20km from the foothills to the coast, Adelaide is 90km from the northern extent of Gawler and the south of Sellicks Beach. Renowned for its sporting events and festivals, Adelaide is home to rich culture and a fantastic food and wine scene. With large manufacturing and defence sectors, Adelaide boasts a café culture lifestyle and is home to lovely long beachfronts and a diverse cultural mix. Adelaide is also the wine capital of Australia and features a number of popular wine regions right on its doorstep including the famous Barossa Valley.

Accommodation in Adelaide

As a thriving capital city, accommodation in Adelaide offers a huge variety of options ranging from comfortable and affordable 3 star accommodation through to the sophistication and style of 4 star accommodation all the way through to the ultimate in luxurious deluxe 5 star accommodation. All conveniently located within walking distance of shopping, dining, local activities and popular attractions, each accommodation option enjoys a great range of onsite facilities, although some more than others, and easy access to public transport, sightseeing and more.

Popular Hotels in Adelaide

Adelaide Package Deals

Adelaide packages are an excellent and cost effective way to visit the capital of South Australia, combining all of your holiday needs into one easy and affordable package. Making planning and booking your trip convenient, these Adelaide holiday packages bring together flights and accommodation with transfers, tours, travel insurance, car hire, meal packages and much more to offer you significant savings. Featuring a great range of travel bonuses including free nights, complimentary room upgrades, welcome drinks or hampers, massages or spa services, food and wine tours and much more, the is the easiest and most affordable way to see Adelaide.

Adelaide Facts

Named after King William IV's queen consort Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Adelaide was founded in 1836. Australia's freely settled British province, the city was planned as the capital. Designed by founding father Colonel William Light, Adelaide is located close to the River Torrens and was set in a grid style layout featuring wide boulevards and expansive public squares. Surrounded by parkland, Adelaide was ranked in The Economist's 2012 Top 10 World's Most Liveable Cities as well as Most Liveable City in 2011 and 2012 by the Property Council of Australia.