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Adelaide City Highlights Tour
"In the morning board your coach for the Adelaide City Highlights Tour. Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings wide streets cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace the National Wine Centre Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park
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Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Half-Day Tour from Adelaide
"Depart your city hotel for an afternoon tour of the Adelaide Hills. Drive down North Terrace - Adelaide’s cultural precinct - on the way to Mount Lofty Summit Adelaide’s highest peak. Take in the spectacular views of the city and the coastline - a perfect photo opportunity. Wind your way through the villages of Crafers Stirling Aldgate and Bridgewater passing the historic Bridgewater Mill and its water wheel  before arriving at Hahndorf Australia's oldest German settlement. Spend the afternoon exploring the main street
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Ultimate Adelaide City and Hahndorf Tour
"In the morning board the coach for the Adelaide city highlights tour. Your guide will introduce you to this delightful city which is surrounded by parklands with a blend of historic buildings wide streets cafés and restaurants. Drive past Adelaide's cultural precinct - North Terrace the National Wine Centre Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the beautiful Botanic Park
From AUD123.00

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Glenelg

Glenelg is Adelaide's most popular beach suburb. The Beach itself is quite nice, but water is a bit chilly. There's a walkway/bikepath along the coast and it's definitely worth having a look at the...
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bijo69
May 24, 2006

TAKE A TRAM TO GLENELG BEACH

When in Adelaide take a tram to Glenelg beach for the day..enjoy the ambience of the area..I had a leisurely stroll on the beach..and as it was a nice winters day sat and had coffee and apple struedel...
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DennyP
Sep 21, 2008

Off to the beach we go! Day out to Glenelg

Pristine white sand; emerald green waters - that was what were attracting all the city-dwellers and visitors to these beach town, about 30 minutes away from Adelaide by tram. Come on a weekend and it...
xuessium
Dec 30, 2005

Heading to the beach........

Main beach getaway...Sorry folks.Didn't manage to scan the beach pic.But, to me, nothing much spectacular.Heaps of shops to walk around. Driving can be a far bit of mess as it merges together with the...
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FOotFetish
Aug 08, 2003

Bay Discovery Centre

Sorry about the doggy pic.My friend had actually scanned itvia using the negatives which can get quite tricky.Bay discovery centre demonstrates people at Genelg and its rich past history. Very...
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FOotFetish
Oct 03, 2003

Take the Tram to Glenelg

This review is an introduction to Glenelg on which I have written a separate page here on Virtual Tourist. I recommend you look at my Glenelg page and visit Glenelg should you find yourself in...
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wabat
Jan 18, 2015

SWIM WITH DOLPHINS

Temptation Sailing offers a money back guarantee for their licensed swim with dolphins trips. They state that the average swim time is over 45 minutes, making this the most successful dolphin swim of...
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tigerjapan
Sep 10, 2005

Take the tram to Glenelg

A tram (trolley bus) service runs from the centre of Adelaide to a beautiful beachside town called Glenelg.It only costs AU$2.10 and you can purchase your ticket from the conductor on the tram once...
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cybergenic
Apr 17, 2006

Beach suburb

Glenelg (a palindrome) is Adelaide's equivalent of Sydney's Manly or Perth's Fremantle. It's a beachside town that has all the relaxing diversions of a typical Australian seaside destinations. Jetty...
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Ramonq
Apr 16, 2005

The Beach

In Adelaide, when the beach is mentioned, Glenelg springs to mind. The water's clear, the sky's blue...it's a bustling beach town with a good feel. Basically, all your favorite ice-cream shops are...
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aberacadabra
Jan 22, 2008

One of our best tourist spots.

Glenelg beach is a hive of activity at most times of the year.Its a great beach, where you can swim,fish or just sunbake.Jetty Rd offers fantastic shopping, so dont forget to take yourwallet!!!!There...
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adelaidean
Nov 22, 2005

Glenelg beach

Glenelg is Adelaide's beach side resort suburb, and it was also the beachhead for the establishment of the colony of South Australia, in the early 1800's. Long white,sandy beaches, that are clean and...
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norain
Nov 03, 2008
 
 
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Central Market

The official opening of the Adelaide Central Market was in January 1870. At that time, it was only open 2 days a week and sold fruit, vegetables, fish, game meats and hay, quite different to what is...
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Town Hall

This classically styled Victorian building, featuring Corinthian style ornamentation and built of local Tea Tree Gully freestone and Dry Creek bluestone, was designed by Edmund Wright, a former city...
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Haigh's Chocolates

High quality chocolates and Haigh's go hand in hand. Haighs was founded in Adelaide in 1915 by Alfred E. Haigh, and this shop on Beehive Corner in Rundle Mall was his first shop. Its decor remains as...
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Parliament House

This review is a hopefully logical continuation of my separate review on Old Parliament House – located adjacent to this building. If you have not read it, I suggest you have a look at it before...
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South Australian Museum

The South Australian Museum has a very nice collection of South Pacific (PNG, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji etc) and Aborigines art and objects of daily life. Also a collection of stuffed animals,...
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Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia has some quite nice paintings of Australian as well as European Painters. Free except for temporary exhibitions. It was opened in 1881 in two rooms of the public...
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