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Port of Call - Adelaide

Bursting with culture, history and beauty, Adelaide is a city where there is always something on.

As the capital of South Australia, this eclectic city offers something for every kind of traveller and boasts the perfect backdrop for a wealth of holiday activities.

Explore quaint boulevards and city streets, absorb the majesty of the elegant architecture and wander through pristinely-kept gardens and parks.

Squeeze in some retail therapy or indulge your taste buds by sampling some of the region´s finest wine and fresh produce at one of the 700 cafes and restaurants.

Whatever your desires, the city of Adelaide is sure to have something for you.

What to Explore
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The Barossa Valley

Regarded as Australia´s most famous wine region, South Australia´s Barossa Valley is a playground for lovers of fine wine, culinary delights and gorgeous scenery.

Most famous for its red wines, Shiraz in particular, the Barossa Valley produces some of the world´s best wines, with its idyllic setting the perfect place to spend an afternoon of peace and relaxation.

Its location just 60 kilometres northeast of Adelaide makes it perfect for a day trip while stopping in the port of Adelaide.

Hahndorf Village

Positioned in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf is a fantastic tourist town, bursting with an exciting history and culture, and fascinating people to match.

This historic German settlement boasts an impressive array of craft shops and galleries and a delightful collection of pubs and cafes. Relax with an icy cold beer while soaking up the stunning city outlook and unsurpassed views of the magnificent Mount Lofty.

McLaren Vale

Boasting the warmth and feel of a country town, McLaren Vale is idyllically positioned close to stunning beaches, while still encompassing visual elements one would expect of a wine region.

Walk amongst beautiful vineyards, impressive almond orchards and lovely olive groves, while breathing in the fresh country air or sampling some of the state's most exceptional wines.

Temperatures
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Average Temperatures

  • January: 23°C
  • February: 23°C
  • March: 21°C
  • April: 18°C
  • May: 14°C
  • June: 12°C
  • July: 12°C
  • August: 12°C
  • September: 14°C
  • October: 17°C
  • November: 19°C
  • December: 21°C

Dining
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Dining Suggestions

Entire streets of Adelaide are dedicated to dining, offering an interesting mix of restaurants, cafes and pubs for your dining experience.

Adelaide´s key "eat street", Gouger Street, is regarded as the gateway to scrumptious Asian cuisine, with traditional Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Japanese and Chinese restaurants on the menu.

If you are a fan of al fresco dining, take a stroll down Rundle Street where you will come across a delightful array of outdoor cafes and restaurants. Alternatively, if you are in town around breakfast time head over to Hutt Street and sink your teeth into some delicious local delicacies.

Bring to Shore
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What to bring to shore?

When disembarking from your cruise ship to explore the beautiful city of Adelaide, remember to wear comfortable shoes and a hat.

Don't forget to bring along sunscreen, some bottled water and either a credit card or cash.

Docking
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Docking

Your cruise ship will dock at Outer Harbour, which is a 30-45 minute drive from the city centre of Adelaide.

Limited taxis are available and a regular bus service operates between the pier and city centre.

Information
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General Information

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD$)

Language: English

Population: 1,203,873

Time Zone: ACST (UTC+9:30)

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