Big cities often equal big headaches but Adelaide is the complete opposite. It is a beautiful city with culture and charm, coupled with ease and convenience. There is a never-ending list of things to do: bars and clubs, a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, historic buildings, and much more!

Whether you want to relax or party, Adelaide is the perfect holiday destination for everyone of all budgets - Adelaide has it all!

Adelaide Accommodation

Adelaide accommodation rates are among the best in the world and whether you are staying for one day or one month, there will be options to suit any budget. If you are a backpacker traveling around, chances are you will be on a tight budget and wanting something in the lower price range. Prices usually start around $20 for a bed in a hostel, sharing the room with a number of people (usually 2 - 6), with the price rising for more private accommodation. The hostels in Adelaide are clean and social, usually with a range of facilities available such as a pool, TV, computers and common room.

For people with a higher budget, prices go up thousands of dollars a day to stay in a six star resort. If your budget is somewhere in betweeen, you can grab an apartment for $80 - $300 a night, depending on the season and star rating. There's a never-ending amount of options for anybody, whether you are a family, a couple, or even just one person.

Other Adelaide Attractions

Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 1,800 animals and almost 300 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited in over 8 hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.

Adelaide Arcade
Adelaide Arcade is located just off Rundle Mall in the Adelaide city centre. This olde-worlde arcade has more than 100 specialty stores on the ground floor and balcony level.

Adelaide Casino
The Adelaide Casino offers guests one of the finest gaming and entertainment experiences in Australia. Located within the magnificently restored Adelaide Railway Station in the heart of the city, Adelaide Casino’s gaming facilities includes 90 gaming tables, 1000 gaming machines and regular poker events.

Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Adelaide Botanic Garden is an oasis in the cosmopolitan heart of the City of Adelaide. This 16-hectare Garden features stunning collections of plants including Australian natives, exotics and ornamental plants.

Adelaide Events

Royal Adelaide Show
The Royal Adelaide Show is South Australia's biggest annual event run by the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia. Experiences run the whole gamut from carnival rides, exhibitions and attractions to exquisite handicraft, cookery and wide variety of champion livestock and animals.

BigPond Adelaide Film Festival
Catch movie world premieres, special screenings, film forums and more at the BigPond Adelaide Film Festival – the only Australian festival that both screens and finances films.

Adelaide Fringe
The largest Fringe Festival in the southern hemisphere, the Adelaide Fringe offers a huge twist of quirky fun and frivolity – including the legendary opening night party, the Adelaide International Buskers Festival and the Fringe Family Weekend.

Adelaide Climate

Adelaide has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, where most of the rain falls in the winter months. Of the Australian capital cities, Adelaide is the driest. There is usually no appreciable snowfall, except at Mount Lofty and some places in the Adelaide Hills.

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