Adelaide, an architectural heritage, is the capital city of South Australia. The city can take you to extravaganza where you can relish the modish architecture, boutique shopping, tranquil beaches, world-class festivals, nightlife, amazing gastronomy and it's hard to point what you cannot. You can feel the breeze of ease and happiness all over in this vibrant city. Best time to go is between October and April but in such a beautiful place any time is the best time, plus, off-season brings along cheap prices for the best hotels and through different deals offered to vouch for.
Adelaide is sandwiched between the hills and ocean, spreading a beautiful aura all around. A distinguished destination for food and wine, the city's Peel-Leigh Street lures many tourists satisfying their quench for wine at Clever Little Tailor and BarBushka while the Central Market is the place of great importance as it booms with farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, hormone-free meats, smoked meats, artisan cheeses, and seafood. Other attractions include Glenelg town hall and , Montefiore Hill, Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf and North Terrace which is lined up with Parliament house, art galleries, libraries, and museums. Any tour is incomplete without shopping so shop for you at Rundle Street.
In Adelaide, there are various and very cheap and organized public transport known as Adelaide metro including buses, tram, and Train. Tickets are available at cost of $9.70 for unlimited rides whole day, two-hour tickets cost at peak time $5.10 and two-hour off-peak costs $3.20. Adelaide also has three types of taxis to serve you Adelaide Independent Taxis Regular, wheelchair-access cabs, Minibus taxis, and Yellow Cabs Regular cabs. The city is a great place to be discovered through a bicycle and the most exciting part is that it is free for tourists.
Adelaide International Airport has located approximately 7 km from the city center. has direct international flights to the Americas, Pacific Islands, Auckland, Hong Kong, Denpasar, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Dubai, India, Middle East and Europe. The airport also has direct flights to most of the Australian cities like Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne. Cheap flights direct to Adelaide can be booked via Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Tigerair. From the airport, you can reach the city through public JetBus at around $5.10, Skylink Adelaide at around $4 and by taxi at approximately $20. Other nearest airport to Adelaide is Kingscote Airport which is 177 Kilometer away.
English is spoken in Adelaide. When you come to Adelaide and you don't eat these specialties which are Beerenberg Farm – Jams, Sauces, dressings and dessert toppings, Fruchocs, Kitchener Bun, Pie Floater and AB, then you have experienced only half of Adelaide. Being called as the wine capital of Australia, you cannot skip treating yourself with the smooth wine. Trying an elite restaurant for eating like Magill Estate can be expensive and cost you around $135/$235 for a five-course meal with wine while there some good restaurants with reasonable prices like Andre's Cucina where you can get the five-course meal at $59. In a basic restaurant, you can grab a meal at around $16.
The elegant city Adelaide has so much to aspire for and staying at the best hotels here will add-on to the list of aspiration. , Clarion Hotel Soho, Mayfair Hotel, ibis Adelaide, , Peppers Waymouth Hotel and Sage Hoel are only some of the best hotels in the city. Staying in a decent 3-star hotel can cost you around $100 while staying in 5-star can cost you over $200.