Adelaide is South Australia’s elegant and sophisticated capital city with beautiful parks, magnificent stone buildings, beaches, vineyards and a stunning coastline. Approximately 1.2 million people live in a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and cool winters.
Without traffic problems mountains and beaches can be reached within just 20 minutes and the Mediterranean climate is perfect for any outdoor lifestyle.
Adelaide is known for sunshine, natural beauty and its leisurely lifestyle.
What you can do in Adelaide and the surrounding area:
- Swimming, snorkelling, fishing
- The “Art Gallery”, the “South Australian Museum”, the “Migration Museum”, the botanical gardens, the zoo, the Warrawong Sanctuary and Cleland Wildlife Park are all worth seeing
- Visit Adelaide Central Markets with the colourful stalls, where farmers and breeders all over the country offer their delicious products
- Make a trip to Glenelg Beach, a typical coastal village with many charming hotels, shops and street cafes and summer entertainment
- Visit Hahndorf, the oldest German settlement in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. The picturesque village is also only 20 minutes from Adelaide
- A trip to Kangaroo Iceland is worthwhile. A wildlife paradise with kangaroos, koalas, seals, penguins, pelicans and sea lions, all which you can admire up close
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