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Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and is located on the eastern coast of the Gulf St Vincent. It is the fifth-largest city in Australia and is home to more than 1.3 million people.

Adelaide is known for its unique combination of city and beach life, with its ample parklands, wineries, restaurants, and shopping. The city is also known for its festivals and events, such as the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Santos Tour Down Under.

Geographically, Adelaide is located in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges and is surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. The city is also situated on the banks of the River Torrens, which flows through the city centre.

Adelaide has a rich history and was founded in 1836 by British settlers. It was the first free-settled British province in Australia and was named after Queen Adelaide, the wife of King William IV. The city has since grown to be an important centre for the arts, culture, and education in Australia.

Adelaide has played a significant role in Australia’s history. It was the site of the first meeting of the Australian Natives Association in 1871 and the birthplace of the Australian Labor Party in 1891. The city was also the site of the first university in Australia, the University of Adelaide, which was founded in 1874.

Today, Adelaide is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with a thriving arts and culture scene, world-class restaurants, and a strong economy. It is a great place to live, work, and explore, and is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

Excursion tips for a day in Adelaide

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a great place to explore for a day. Here are some activities you can do as a tourist in Adelaide:

1. Visit the Adelaide Botanic Garden, a picturesque garden featuring a variety of plants, trees, and flowers.

2. Take a tour of the Adelaide Oval, a historic cricket ground and home to the Adelaide Crows AFL team.

3. Explore the Adelaide Central Market, a bustling market filled with fresh produce, unique gifts, and delicious food.

4. Visit the South Australian Museum, an interactive museum with exhibitions on Aboriginal culture, natural history, and science.

5. Walk along the River Torrens, a peaceful river lined with lush gardens and walking paths.

6. Stroll through the Adelaide Zoo, home to over 300 species of animals from all over the world.

7. Take a tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia, a museum featuring a wide collection of Australian and international artworks.

8. Enjoy a meal at one of Adelaide's many cafes, restaurants, and bars.

9. Wander through the Adelaide Hills, a scenic region filled with vineyards, wineries, and charming villages.

10. Spend an afternoon at the beach, with nearby spots like Glenelg Beach and Henley Beach offering plenty of activities.

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The climate in Adelaide

Adelaide enjoys a temperate climate with mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. In spring (September to November), temperatures range from cool to mild, with occasional showers. In summer (December to February), temperatures are warm to hot, with occasional thunderstorms and showers. In autumn (March to May), temperatures are mild to cool, with occasional showers. In winter (June to August), temperatures range from cool to cold, with frequent rain and occasional storms. Overall, Adelaide has a pleasant, temperate climate with mild temperatures throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Adelaide

Our weather forecast for Adelaide helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 13.5 °C
min: 11.1 °C
27.0 m/s
41.4 m/s
70.9 %
20.1 m
89.2 %
1,021 hPa
07:17:56
17:26:33
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 14.2 °C
min: 9.3 °C
24.5 m/s
40.3 m/s
68.8 %
24.1 m
79.3 %
1,022 hPa
07:17:20
17:27:14
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 15.0 °C
min: 9 °C
33.5 m/s
68.0 m/s
41.6 %
24.1 m
62.9 %
1,019 hPa
07:16:43
17:27:55
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 12.5 °C
36.4 m/s
70.9 m/s
72.5 %
24.1 m
60.1 %
1,013 hPa
07:16:04
17:28:37
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 13.6 °C
min: 10.1 °C
24.5 m/s
43.9 m/s
84.4 %
21.9 m
75.6 %
1,010 hPa
07:15:23
17:29:20
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 13.2 °C
min: 10.3 °C
44.3 m/s
67.3 m/s
53.2 %
18.6 m
83.3 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:41
17:30:02
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 12.5 °C
min: 10.6 °C
39.2 m/s
58.2 m/s
72.1 %
23.4 m
72.0 %
1,016 hPa
07:13:57
17:30:45
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 14.5 °C
min: 11.8 °C
31.0 m/s
58.0 m/s
57.7 %
24.1 m
76.0 %
1,014 hPa
07:13:12
17:31:28
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 13.4 °C
min: 11.2 °C
39.6 m/s
68.4 m/s
79.3 %
18.9 m
73.3 %
1,007 hPa
07:12:26
17:32:11
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 13.5 °C
min: 10.2 °C
36.7 m/s
49.3 m/s
21.4 %
20.4 m
80.2 %
1,017 hPa
07:11:38
17:32:55
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 14.7 °C
min: 9.1 °C
25.2 m/s
53.4 m/s
30.8 %
24.1 m
70.2 %
1,023 hPa
07:10:49
17:33:39
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 16.2 °C
min: 12.1 °C
34.9 m/s
70.2 m/s
46.6 %
21.4 m
64.7 %
1,016 hPa
07:09:58
17:34:22
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 12.6 °C
min: 10.6 °C
32.6 m/s
50.4 m/s
52.8 %
14.4 m
83.8 %
1,013 hPa
07:09:06
17:35:06

Cruises to Adelaide

Would you like to travel to Adelaide on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Adelaide.

Scheduled ship calls in Adelaide, Australia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Queen Elizabeth 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 24th 2024 Sunday, 24th of Nov. 2024 Ovation of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 Silver Nova 09:00 am 11:00 pm
Nov. 30th 2024 Saturday, 30th of Nov. 2024 MS Europa 2 09:00 am 11:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Dec. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Edge 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Dec. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Dec. 2024 MS Westerdam 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Dec. 2024 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Sun 10:30 am 08:30 pm
Dec. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Dec. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 01:00 pm 12:00 am
Dec. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Dec. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 12:00 am 10:00 pm
Jan. 3rd 2025 Friday, 3rd of Jan. 2025 AIDAsol 07:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jan. 16th 2025 Thursday, 16th of Jan. 2025 MS Regatta 10:00 am 11:00 pm
Jan. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Jan. 2025 Norwegian Sun 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 26th 2025 Sunday, 26th of Jan. 2025 MS Europa 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Feb. 8th 2025 Saturday, 8th of Feb. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Silver Nova 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Feb. 2025 Norwegian Sun 10:30 am 08:30 pm
Feb. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Feb. 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Mar. 8th 2025 Saturday, 8th of Mar. 2025 Celebrity Edge 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Mar. 18th 2025 Tuesday, 18th of Mar. 2025 Ovation of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Mar. 20th 2025 Thursday, 20th of Mar. 2025 MSC Magnifica 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Mar. 2025 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 30th 2025 Sunday, 30th of Mar. 2025 MS Artania 08:00 am 08:00 pm
May 10th 2025 Saturday, 10th of May 2025 MS Insignia 07:00 am 12:00 am
May 11th 2025 Sunday, 11th of May 2025 MS Insignia 12:00 am 11:00 pm
Jun. 7th 2025 Saturday, 7th of Jun. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Nov. 2025 Crown Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 22nd 2025 Saturday, 22nd of Nov. 2025 Silver Nova 08:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Nov. 2025 Silver Nova 12:00 am 10:00 pm
Dec. 5th 2025 Friday, 5th of Dec. 2025 MS Riviera 07:00 am 10:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2025 Monday, 15th of Dec. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 26th 2025 Friday, 26th of Dec. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 27th 2025 Saturday, 27th of Dec. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Jan. 2nd 2026 Friday, 2nd of Jan. 2026 Silver Nova 01:00 pm 12:00 am
Jan. 3rd 2026 Saturday, 3rd of Jan. 2026 Silver Nova 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 10th 2026 Saturday, 10th of Jan. 2026 Celebrity Edge 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2026 Monday, 9th of Feb. 2026 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 10th 2026 Tuesday, 10th of Feb. 2026 Azamara Pursuit 12:00 am 02:00 pm
Feb. 17th 2026 Tuesday, 17th of Feb. 2026 Silver Nova 08:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 18th 2026 Wednesday, 18th of Feb. 2026 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 09:00 pm
Feb. 18th 2026 Wednesday, 18th of Feb. 2026 Silver Nova 12:00 am 01:00 pm
Feb. 26th 2026 Thursday, 26th of Feb. 2026 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 11:00 pm

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