South Australia is home to long summers, stunning beaches and award-winning wine; with more than 200 cellar doors within an hours drive of the capital.
Adelaide is ranked the 5th most liveable city in the world in The New York Times’ list of ’places to go in 2015’.
How to get to there
International and domestic flights arrive at Adelaide Airport.
9km to the city
Approx $25 by taxi
By bus $3.20-$5.10
The main terminal, along with car parks and pathways, have been designed and constructed to the latest Australian Standards and accessible building codes. Find useful information on the Adelaide Airport website, if you need assistance call 08 8308 9380 or 0438 890 024 (7 days between 04:30am and 11:00pm) prior to your visit to the airport.
There are quite a few bathrooms dotted around the city and many of the major tourist spots also have facilities. Make sure to check out the National Public Toilet Map when you’re planning your day. Our tip – most large shopping centres, museums and galleries will have accessible bathrooms.
Adelaide experiences mild winters and a warm, dry summer. It has an average maximum temperature of 29°C in summer and 15 – 16°C in winter. Plan ahead with our information on temperature and rainfall. See more detailed info here.
All year-round there are lots of great events happening in Adelaide and South Australia, from music gigs and concerts to sports events, festivals, feasts, markets, theatre shows and exhibitions. Early in the year things kick off with The Tour Down Under. ‘Mad March’ is particularly busy with The Adelaide Fringe Festival, The Adelaide Festival, WOMAD and The SuperLoop 500 all happening across a six week period! You can expect plenty of things happening in the regions too but make sure to check out Whats On In Adelaide for a guide to major events and Glam Adelaide Guides for all that’s on!
Good to know
BLUE BAYS APP
The BlueBays app displays the location of accessible parking spaces in South Australia. Anyone can collect, map and share the locations of spaces and additional information such as nearby facilities or physical barriers. You can download BlueBays on iTunes.
- Iconic wine regions, including the Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and McLaren Vale
- Central Markets in the heart of Adelaide
- Accessible beaches
- Enjoy incredible National Parks around the state.
You can learn more about the region and things to do at www.southaustralia.com