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About Adelaide

Being the fifth most populous city in Australia, with an estimated population of 1.3 million people, Adelaide is the capital city of Australia. Adelaide city experiences hot and dry summers. The winters will be cool and will be associated with moderate rainfall, making the best time to be from October to April.Adelaide is the capital city of Australia. With a stretch of 20km, Adelaide city is surrounded by the Lofty Ranges, Fleurieu peninsula, Adelaide Plains and Gulf St Vincent in the north, west and east respectively.

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The historical importance, beautiful must-visit destinations, multicultural atmosphere and entertainment altogether has made this place one of the best and most visited tourist destinations in the whole world.

Population

The research that was conducted in 2021 revealed that there are approximately 1,345,500 people living in Adelaide city.

History

Adelaide city was named after Queen Adelaide, who was actually the consort of King William the IV. The city came into existence in the year 1836 and it was created for offering a free-settling option to the British people. The original inhabitants of the city were Kaurna people, and they named the city previously as Tarndanyangga (the city of red kangaroo).

South Australian Museum

Adelaide city was known as the city of churches, as you can find people belonging to different diversities in this city. Different aboriginal communities flourished in this city, and hence you can find many aboriginal artefacts belonging to different eras.

Weather

Adelaide city experiences hot and dry summers. The winters will be cool and will be associated with moderate rainfall. Frosts are common during the cold months and the city will become quite windy during winters. Snowfall is not quite common here, unlike other cities in Australia.

Best Time to Visit

Summers begin in Adelaide city from the month of October and the city stays hot and dry till April. Windy winter season begins from the month of May and it extends till September. Snowfall might be experienced now and then in the winter season. The best time to visit would be from October to April if you want to experience the full summer experience. However, for a milder experience, we recommend you visit during the windy season from the months of May until September, however it can get a little chilly, so be sure to pack some extra clothes!

Things to Do

When in Adelaide, you can visit,

  • The opal city
  • South Australia Museum
  • Adelaide Botanic Garden
  • Museum of Botany
  • Adelaide Central Market
  • Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary
  • Adelaide Gaol
  • Adelaide Zoo
  • Best wine and Food Tours in Adelaide
  • Andre’s Cucina
  • Art Gallery in South Australia
  • National Park located in Belair
  • Big Shed Brewing Company
  • Carrick Hill
  • Cleland Conservation Park
  • George Wildlife Park
  • Mega Adventure
  • Migration Museum
  • Morialta Conservation Park
  • Mount Lofty
  • Botanic Garden in Mount Lofty
  • National Railway Museum
  • National Wine Cellar
  • Onkaparinga River National Park
  • South Australian Museum
  • The grave of Taman Shud Man
  • Tandaya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
  • Toy Factory
  • Festival Theatre
  • Dunstan Playhouse
  • State Theatre Company
  • Town Hall in Adelaide
  • Holden and Hopgood Theatres
  • Lion Arts Factory

Name of the Nearest Airport

Adelaide International Airport is the nearest airport to Adelaide city. The airport is located 6.42km away from the city and is comparatively closest to Adelaide city.

Trip Support is actually a Canadian based travel agency that is quite famous for offering cheap flights to Adelaide. They can help you book the right flight for your trip to Adelaide at an affordable price. Visit their website and check the flights to book a flight in a hassle-free way.

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