Adelaide, South Australia

Centrally located within Australia, Adelaide is a vibrant and innovative destination, known for its delicious food and wine scene, pristine beaches, natural landscapes and easy accessibility.  The City’s changing landscape, including rejuvenated Riverbank Precinct and a pipeline of new hotels and development, has injected a fresh energy into the City and seen Adelaide emerge a leading destination for incentives and events.

Access

Adelaide is centrally located within Australia and supported by a growing flight network that offers one-stop connections to 300 destinations around the world.  Current international carriers servicing the City include Cathay Pacific (via Hong Kong), Qatar Airways (via Doha), Emirates (via Dubai), Singapore Airlines (via Singapore), Air New Zealand (via Auckland), Fiji Airways (via Nadi) and China Southern Airlines (via Guangzhou).

The City Centre is just 15 minutes’ drive from Adelaide International Airport and home to a lively arts, entertainment, sporting and dining scene, including busy cafés, restaurants and laneways, along with a bustling retail precinct.  Once you’ve arrived there’s little need for transportation; the compact nature of Adelaide makes it ideal for ‘walking conferences’.

Fast Facts

Airport: 15 minutes’ drive from the CBD, with direct flights to Asia and the Middle East, and one-stop connections to more than 300 global destinations.

Hotel rooms: 3,500 hotel rooms within a five minute walk of the Convention Centre and 6,000 rooms within the wider CBD. Additional 1,000+ hotel rooms in development.

Transport: Efficient, citywide transport network including free tram travel within the City Centre.

Connectivity: Free WiFi in the City Centre.

Climate

Adelaide is a safe, clean and green destination. Best described as a ‘City in a Park’, the CBD is surrounded by parklands. Adelaide enjoys clear, blue skies and a warm Mediterranean climate with an average maximum winter temperature of 16 degrees celsius and 28 degrees celsius in summer.

TOURING SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide provides a gateway to a variety of unique touring and incentive experiences. The City is just a stone’s throw from South Australia’s world-famous wine regions; the unspoilt wilderness of Kangaroo Island; and the Flinders Ranges, the most accessible outback experience in Australia

HIGHLIGHTS

Adelaide: Visit the Adelaide Central Markets and Haigh’s Chocolate Factory in the City Centre, or take in a show during the famous Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Adelaide Hills: Tour the historic Penfolds Magill Estate, just 15 minutes from the City.

Barossa Valley: Enjoy tastings at Maggie Beer’s Farm and an untold number of wineries in the world-renowned wine district.

McLaren Vale: Blend your own wine and tour the iconic d’Arenberg Cube.

Kangaroo Island: Explore the beauty of Seal Bay and the Remarkable Rocks.

Flinders Ranges: Discover the beautifully rugged landscape of the Flinders—a gateway to the Outback—via 4WD tours or sleep under the stars.

Eyre Peninsula: Experience the exhilaration of shark cage diving at Port Lincoln and swim with the seals at Baird Bay.

Accolades

2018 Condé Nast Traveler ‘Most Friendly Cities in the World’ (Adelaide)
2018 The Economist ‘World’s Most Liveable Cities’ (Adelaide)
2017 Lonely Planet ‘Best in Travel: Top 10 Regions to Visit’ (South Australia)
2017 The Economist ‘World’s Most Liveable Cities’
2016 Travel & Leisure ‘Best Places to Travel’ (Adelaide)
2015 New York Times ‘Places to Go’ (Adelaide)
2014 Lonely Planet ‘Top 10 Cities to Visit’ (Adelaide)

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