Staying in Adelaide

Staying in Adelaide

We look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide and the National Wine Centre. (Corner North Terrace & Hackney Road, Adelaide )


We acknowledge the Kaurna peoples, the traditional custodians of the Adelaide region and on whose land the National Wine Centre is built. We wish to pay respect to Elders both past and present.

This page details important information for staying in Adelaide for the conference. However, we hope you find time to enjoy your stay in Adelaide and visit some of the wonderful things our city has to offer.

Arriving in Adelaide  |  Accommodation  |  Transport within Adelaide  |  Tourism


Arriving in Adelaide

Travel to Adelaide is possible via air, rail, and road.

Airport

Adelaide Airport (ADL) is the principal airport of Adelaide and is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) west of the city-centre. The airport receives both domestic and international flights. Direct inbound services include flights from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, and Canberra (Domestic) and Singapore, Dubai, New Zealand, and Kuala Lumpur (International).

(For transfers from Adelaide Airport to the City, please see here.)

Train

Adelaide Parklands Terminal is the station for interstate rail services and is approximately 3 km (1.8 mi) west of the city-centre. Interstate trains are operated by Great Southern Rail. Local rail services are operated from Adelaide Railway Station on North Terrace. Local rail services are part of the Adelaide Metro service

Road

Adelaide Central Bus Station is the terminus for interstate coaches and is in the heart of the city. Various coach and bus services operate routes into and from Adelaide. For full list of services, see here.

Adelaide is accessible by road. However, please consider the long distance driving through remote areas if planning to take a car. Also, make sure you have parking available for the duration of your stay.


Accommodation

Please find below a list of accommodation within walking distance of the National Wine Centre:

Majestic Hotel
55 Frome Street Adelaide – 13 minute walk to venue

Crowne Plaza Adelaide
Hindmarsh Square Adelaide – 15 minute walk to venue

Mansions on Pulteney
21 Pulteney Street – 15 minute walk to venue

Mantra
46 Hindmarsh Square Adelaide – 17 minute walk to venue

Ibis
122 Grenfell Street – 20 minute walk to venue

Adabco Boutique Hotel
223 Wakefield Street – 21 minute walk to venue

Stamford Plaza
150 North Terrace Adelaide – 21 minute walk to venue.

Quest on King William
82 King William Street – 24 minute walk to venue

Mercure Grosvener
125 North Terrace – 25 minute walk to venue

Oaks Embassy
104 North Terrace Adelaide – 26 minute walk to venue

Hilton
Victoria Square King William Street – 27 minute walk to venue

Oaks Horizon
96 North Terrace Adelaide – 27 minute walk to venue

Budget Accommodation options in Adelaide.

Rates available via venues on request. All bookings must be made directly with the hotels.

Please contact Lea McBride for any further assistance: admin@qpr.edu.au


Transport within Adelaide

To the National Wine Centre:

Disabled parking: Two disabled parking space are located at the western end of the venue, access via the driveway on Botanic Road before bus stop 1 and entry via the concourse.

Standard car parking: Additional parking is available on Hackney Road and Plane Tree Drive in Botanic Park. Multi story car parks are located on Frome Road, Rundle Street, and North Terrace. For full details, click here.

Public Transport: Adelaide Metro Infoline Bus, Train, and Tram Timetables are available on the corner of King William and Currie Streets, via Telephone: 8210 1000, or online here. For additional information, click here.

Taxis: There is a taxi phone located at the Reception Desk of the National Wine Centre linked directly to Suburban Taxis. Pick up is from the base of the ramp on Hackney Road.

Chauffeured Cars: Hughes Limousines 8440 0766 or Executive Passenger Service 8353 5233

Around the City

Adelaide CBD, the River Torrens, coastline, and hills are easily accessible using a verity of transport options including bus, tram, train, taxi, bicycle, and by foot. Full details on the various transport options are available here.

For transfers from Adelaide Airport to the City, please see here.


Tourism

We hope you find time to enjoy your stay in Adelaide and visit some of the wonderful things our city has to offer. From a vibrant city centre, it is only a short trip to beautiful beaches and world famous wineries.

City Centre

Physically gifted with luxuriously wide boulevards, great swathes of parks and gardens, enormous skies and wide-open spaces, Adelaide is also a city of contrasts. Elegant sandstone architecture stands opposite edgy bohemian laneways and alleys. Highly awarded fine dining restaurants exist alongside pop up bars and food trucks. Sophisticated cultural events run in unison with the delightful madness of performing arts and music festivals.

Rundle Street is the heart beat of Adelaide’s ever popular cosmopolitan East End District. It’s located between Frome Street and East Terrace. It has a vibrant social scene that fills the cafes and bars dotted amongst (or in) historic buildings.

Discover cutting-edge fashion stores and leading designer labels, funky gifts, home wares, jewellery and accessories. The quality, variety and mix of fashion and specialty retail are second to none.

Be tantalised all year round by some of Adelaide’s best known cafes, restaurants and wine bars. Enjoy alfresco dining and the vibrancy that makes this street one of Adelaide’s favourites.

Enjoy pubs and hotels, some of the oldest and grandest in Adelaide and catch a flick at one of the famous Palace Nova Cinemas, featuring art house, foreign and main stream films.

Take a detour down the wonderful laneways off Rundle Street, such as Ebenezer Place and Vardon Avenue. Discover some of Adelaide’s grooviest fashion stores and other quirky shops, proudly run by locals.

Beaches

Journey to Adelaide’s premier beachfront resort, Glenelg. Here the group will take part in Team Building activities with an Aussie Life Saver theme, followed by a private BBQ lunch on the sand. The group’s chef will arrive to the beach by boat with a catch of fresh South Australian seafood.

After lunch, the group sets sail to swim with the dolphins. With Temptation Sailing, they take you out off the Glenelg Marina to a location frequented by dolphins. You can either sit back and relax with a South Australian beer or wine on board or take the plunge and swim with these playful creatures.

Exclusive group sunset dining experience in a private open marquee on Adelaide’s main beach, Glenelg, or venture up to the many restaurants dotted around Glenelg.

Wineries

Adelaide is home to several world famous wine regions, including the Adelaide Hills, the Barossa, Clare Valley, and Coonawarra. The countryside is littered with wineries and their cellar doors, offering a broad selection of wines and dining.

A trip to the wine regions can perfectly complement a visit to the National Wine Centre in the heart of Adelaide. Become accustomed with the region’s wines in the centre of the city before heading further afield to visit the wineries in the wild Australia landscape.

Further information on Adelaide available here.