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What’s on in Adelaide?
Adelaide Fringe has the honour of being the largest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Events pop up in locations all over South Australia during late summer, and many of the best events take place right in the capital. Travellers holidaying on Adelaide packages during the festival can look forward to performances and exhibits in all different areas of the arts, including music, dance, theatre, circus, magic, cabaret, comedy, and visual art. Have a look at hotels and accommodation in Adelaide between late February and late March to attend Adelaide Fringe.
Lovers of arts and culture can enjoy a two-for-one in late summer – the popular Adelaide Festival partially overlaps with Adelaide Fringe. Visitors holidaying on Adelaide packages during the festival can attend events in the city centre and the parklands surrounding the CBD. Performances span many different areas of the arts, such as theatre, opera, dance, music, and visual art. The WOMADelaide Music Festival and Adelaide Writers’ Week are also included in Adelaide Festival’s programme of events. Attend Adelaide Festival by booking Adelaide holiday packages for travel between late February and mid-March.
The Tasting Australia event is the ideal time for foodies to book Adelaide holiday packages. Celebrated chefs from across Australia head to Adelaide for 10 days in autumn to showcase the best in Australian food and drinks. Festival attendees can attend cooking masterclasses, special lunches and dinners, wine tastings, and more. Events are held all over the Adelaide region, including the CBD and wine regions nearby. Plan to travel on Adelaide accommodation and flight packages between late April and early May to attend Tasting Australia.
What is the best way to get around Adelaide?
Public transport is widely available for visitors holidaying on Adelaide accommodation and flight packages. JetBus operates two routes from Adelaide Airport, departing about every 30 minutes. Bus J1 travels to the CBD as well as Glenelg and West Beach, and J1X offers an express service into the city centre.
Adelaide has three tram routes, plus a free tram zone in the CBD. One of the routes crosses the city centre and terminates north of the city in Bowden. The other two tram routes have stops in the CBD, then continue southwest to Glenelg.
Six train lines connect central Adelaide to the suburbs. Trains are mainly used by commuters, but travellers holidaying on Adelaide packages can also board a train to popular spots like Brighton and Port Adelaide.
Buses are a great option if you’re headed somewhere that’s not easily accessible by tram or train. There’s a free City Connector bus in the CBD and many other routes available throughout the city centre and suburbs.
Consider renting a car if you’re looking to take some day trips while visiting South Australia with Adelaide holiday packages. Popular day trips from Adelaide include the Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula, and Adelaide Hills.
What is the cost of visiting Adelaide?
The average nightly cost of hotel and accommodation in Adelaide is around $150 NZD. Budget-travellers can also enjoy some hotels and accommodation in Adelaide starting around $70 NZD per night. Whichever option you choose, you’ll benefit from discounted rates by bundling your hotel and flights with Webjet’s Adelaide holiday packages.
You can also book a rental car through Webjet. Hire cars from Adelaide Airport start from about $55 NZD per day. Public transport is widely available if you choose not to rent a car while holidaying on Adelaide packages. Peak travel costs $5.70 AUD ($6.05 NZD) for a single ticket and $3.84 AUD ($4.10 NZD) with a metroCARD. Off-peak is $3.80 AUD ($4.05 NZD) for a single ticket and $2.11 AUD ($2.25 NZD) with a metroCARD. MetroCARDs cost $10 AUD ($10.65 NZD) and come pre-loaded with $5 AUD ($5.30 NZD) credit. Unlimited day tickets can also be purchased for $10.80 AUD ($11.50 NZD), and travellers holidaying on Adelaide packages can make the most of a free tram and bus zone in the CBD.
There are a range of free activities to enjoy while holidaying on Adelaide accommodation and flight packages. Some to have on your radar are Adelaide Botanic Garden, Mount Lofty, South Australian Museum, Art Gallery of South Australia, and Adelaide Central Market. Visiting wine regions is another must-do for many people visiting South Australia on Adelaide holiday packages. Set aside about $120 to $150 AUD ($127.75 to $159.70 NZD) for a day tour of either Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale.