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Interesting Facts About Adelaide

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, was planned in 1836, by surveyor Colonel William Light. The city centre has a grid of wide streets and various squares all within 1 square mile. This centre is surrounded by a green belt of 930 hectares of parkland. The main street, King William Street, runs from north to south through Victoria Square at the heart of the city.

Adelaide, is well known for its art and theatre, claiming one of the best arts festivals in the world.Adelaide's generous boulevards and elegant architecture provide the perfect backdrop for all sorts of holiday activities. No matter what takes your interest, there's something that will pique your curiosity.So enjoy your holiday by renting or driving your own Motorhome / Campervan or RV

Adelaide is close to the sea, with Semaphore and Port Adelaide to the north, Henley Beach and West Beach to the east, Glenelg and Brighton to the south, and even further south Onkaparinga and the Fleurieu Peninsula. The beachfront in the heart of seaside Glenelg is only 20 minutes from the city centre and 10 minutes from the domestic and international airports.

Adelaide is the perfect place for lots of natural adventures. Rent a campervan or motorhomes for a unique experience of adventure in Adelaide. Driving your rented motorhome or campervan on holidays can be most comfortable journey and unforgettable experience that you ever enjoy.

Decide how many people are going to travel with you. This will help to decide how many berth you need.Specify your needs and basic requirements that you want when hiring motorhome / campervan or rv.

It can be very exiting experience for your trip having your Motorhome / Campervan for adventure. You can enjoy each and every moments of your Motorhoming holiday with your family having full freedom.

CLIMATE IN ADELAIDE
Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate, where most of the rain falls in the winter months. Of the Australian capital cities, Adelaide is the driest. Rainfall is unreliable, light and infrequent throughout summer. In contrast, the winter has fairly reliable rainfall with June being the wettest month of the year, averaging around 80 mm. Frosts are rare, with the most notable occurrences having occurred in July 1908 and July 1982. There is usually no appreciable snowfall, except at Mount Lofty and some places in the Adelaide Hills.

PLACES OF INTEREST
Ayers House -
Amongst the historic public buildings built during the Gold Rush years - Ayers House is an excellent example of colonial Regency architecture, the original home of Sir Henry Ayers, a former Premier of South Australia and an influential businessman.

Glenelg Tram - The historic Adelaide to Glenelg tramline still remains, testimony to the city’s extensive tram network developed in the twentieth century. The 10.8km service began in 1929 and was an essential mode of transport for visitors travelling to the growing seaside suburb of Glenelg.

Henley Beach - is one of the two closest beaches to Adelaide central business district. Henley’s bustling center of beachside activity revolves around the lawn, jetty and alfresco cafe precinct. There are a number of restaurants within the precinct offering a variety of delicious cuisine including Thai, Greek, Italian and tasty Aussie fish and chips

Adelaide Oval - With a tag as one of the most picturesque Test cricket grounds in the world, Adelaide Oval is in the parklands just north of the city centre. The first test match was played in 1884 but the ground was used from the early 1870s for a variety of sports, including Australian rules football.

Tandanya - the Aboriginal name for the Adelaide area, is a National Aboriginal Cultural Institute featuring indigenous art galleries, workshops, and performance areas. The gift shop offers Aboriginal craft items.

Adelaide Zoological Gardens - Located adjacent to Torrens Lake and Botanic Park, the zoo's lush mature gardens, heritage buildings and tranquil setting contribute to a delightful day's outing.

Mount Lofty Summit - At 727 meters above sea level, Mount Lofty is truly Adelaide’s Mount Everest. The magnificent panorama at the summit shows sweeping views over the city, the Gulf, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.

Hahndorf in the Hills - Hahndorf's attraction lies in the historical value of the town: the first white settlement took place in 1839 when Prussian Lutheran families arrived, having been persecuted in their homeland. The name "Hahndorf" was derived from Captain Dirk Hahn

South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula - Situated just a few kilometres south of Adelaide this wonderful area boasts some of our states tourism sites.

Here is small list of Tourist Park / Caravan park in Adelaide

  • Adelaide Beachfront Tourist Park - This picturesque park is located only 15 min west of Adelaide City Centre on the beachfront at Semaphore Park. Visitors to the park can enjoy a wide range of activities all within easy reach. You can investigate museums, explore the shops and Sunday markets, go on a river cruise, indulge in café or pub meals, see dolphins swimming and much more . Address: Level 10, 11-19 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000/ Phone: (08) 8219 3000 / Fax: (08) 8231 2877
  • Arno Bay Caravan Park - A popular tourist destination for those who are looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Situated on an attractive beach and jetty with a tidal estuary nearby, fishing (boat, rock, beach, estuary and jetty), swimming and scenic walks
  • Beachside Caravan Park -is a fully facilitated caravan park situated along the beach of Normanville in South Australia. A winner of the Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism Encouragement Awards of 1999. Cape Jervis Road Norrmanville SA 5204
  • Burra Caravan Park - Visit the heritage copper mining town of Burra. The caravan park is situated within the town on the picturesque Burra Creek
  • Gawler Caravan Park - Our picturesque Caravan Park is the perfect holiday spot in a quiet, friendly, relaxing atmosphere all within walking distance of excellent shopping facilities, swimming pool & Train service to Adelaide.Main North Road, Gawler South Australia, 5118, Phone: (08) 8522 3805 / Fax: (08) 8522 3805

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