DAY trip 9, and we are visiting the Adelaide Hills
Stirling in Adelaide Hills is lovely town to visit at anytime of the year. There are quite a few stately homes here with big gardens, only a little... more
You would know about the Barossa Valley for Wineries, but did you know about Langhorne Creek?
It's an old wine area, one that is forgotten by tourist's, yet produces award winning wines. The region... more
Marino Conservation Park is located south of Glenelg in the suburb of Marino. It is a small rectanglular park with a lighthouse (off-limits), and superb views of Adelaide's coastline accessible by a... more
This is Australia's most well known wine growing region, with up to fifty wineries operating in the area. Situated only a half hours drive from Adelaide, with beautiful scenery along the way, and... more
You can't miss this fountain situated in the northern half of Victoria Square between Flinders-Franklin Streets and Wakefield-Grote Streets if you are walking around the City. I walked passed it quite... more
Visited Port Adelaide Markets and Maritime Museum, returned to car 5 minutes after parking ticket expired to find an EIGHTY EIGHT DOLLAR FINE stuck to windscreen by some "attendant" who had quickly... more
It's a quaint little town founded by German Lutheran settlers in the late 1830s in the highlands just outside of Adelaide. There are a few good cafes and restaurants here. Do bring a jacket along as... more
I went on a paddle wheeler on The Murray River.The cruise was with Captain Cook cruises on the Paddle Steamer Murray Princess.
We left Adelaide on a coach and went to a atown called Mannum, where we... more
One of the highest dam in Australia, the retaining dam of the Barossa Reservoir, is better known as the "Whispering Wall".
The water comes from through a tunnel more than two kilometres through the... more
Visit the Grampian National Park.
Is in Western Australia, 260 kilometres from Melbourne and 460 kilometres from Adelaide. The sandstone ranges of the Grampians were formed millions of years ago when... more
Very close to the city of Adelaide, on the eastern side, at the base of the Adelaide foothills, is a beautiful little spot. This is Morialta Conservation Park. He you can spend the day, having a... more
many people seem to head off to Kangaroo Island once they get to Adelaide. I didn't make it there, but it's a major centre for wildlife in the state, and it's a good place for spotting kangaroos,... more
Adelaide just seems to be a place that "works". That could be the result of meticulous planning. New Yorker Magazine once described this lovelyl capital of South Australia as being "possibly the last...
Adelaide seems to be overlooked by a lot of visitors to Australia, which is such a shame. The city itself is small, but as a “base” it offers so much. We were there for 2 weeks and used it to go to......