Adelaide

Australia

Cruises To Adelaide

Tucked along the coast of Gulf St. Vincent, Adelaide is South Australia 's cosmopolitan capital. While touring the city's renown museums or attending one of its many vibrant festivals, be sure to visit Tandanya - Australia's oldest Aboriginal-owned and managed multi-arts centre - to learn about the region's original inhabitants. Wine enthusiasts shouldn't leave without tasting Australia's best known wine, Grange, which is made right in Adelaide.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Your ship will dock at Port Adelaide.
  • Time Zone
    ACST (Australian Central Standard Time) UTC/GMT +9.30 hours.
  • Language
    English and Kaurna (the local indigenous language).
  • Currency & Shopping
    Australian Dollar (AUD)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Outer Harbour Rail System (OUTHA) is connected to the Cruise terminal-- train to Adelaide approx. 40 min. Taxis are also available. Or choose a guided shore excursion.
    • Famous For
      The River Torrens is the most significant river and one of the reasons for the siting of this city. It flows 52 miles from its source in the Adelaide Hills, across the Adelaide Plains, past the city centre and empties into Gulf St Vincent.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Adelaide has recently been voted the best city in Australia. It is a capital city, and has been given the nickname: The City of Churches.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Adelaide is Australia's wine capital. 18 world-renowned wine regions are nearby. Chocolate, Coffee are also locally grown and crafted to levels of awesome inspiration.
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