Tucked along the coast of Gulf St. Vincent, Adelaide is South Australia 's cosmopolitan capital. Whilst 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.
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.