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Launceston(LST) ⇒ Adelaide(ADL)
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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia. Adelaide is known for its multiple festivals, sporting events, its food, wine, its coastline, hills, it's large defence and manufacturing sectors. Adelaide's quality of life has been ranked high throughout the 21st century.
If you are keen to know this city's history, you should visit the North Terrace Cultural Precinct. It includes the Art Gallery of SA (AGSA), the SA Museum, the State Library of SA, and the University of Adelaide. At about 15 minutes walk from here you have Australia’s oldest Aboriginal-owned Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. It has fascinating art to showcase and hosts many cultural exhibitions. Adelaide is renowned for its gorgeous heritage architecture and fascinating history. Hence you should go for a heritage tour walk.
Tip: The best time to visit Adelaide is between March and May and from September to November due to pleasant climate conditions.
Getting to Adelaide
The Adelaide metropolitan area has two commercial airports, namely Adelaide International Airport and Parafield Airport. However, Parafield Airport is used for small aircraft, pilot training and other recreational activities. About reaching from Launceston to Adelaide, there is a large number of airlines serving this route, namely, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas. You will rarely find a direct flight on this route. Mostly it is a one-stop hopping a flight and the minimum duration to reach Adelaide from Launceston is 3-hour and10 minutes.
Tip: Try booking the tickets well in advance for great deals and cheaper flights.
Things to do in Adelaide
If you are a nature lover go to 51 hectares huge Adelaide botanical garden and admire flora and fauna. Just outside the vegetable garden, you will find the national wine centre which hosts wine classes, events, wine dinners, an interactive wine discovery journey, and a bar boasting Australia’s largest wine tasting room, with 120 different wines available for sampling.
Next comes the Cleland conservation park(20 minutes drive from the city centre) which includes the stunning Mt Lofty that is an excellent spot for the panoramic view of the city. Also visit the Cleland wildlife park for emus, koalas and other Australian native animals. Then you have Cobbler Creek Recreation Park which is 256 hectares huge and conserves lovely woodland and grassland habitats. It is a popular spot for mountain biking and walking. The park is rich in flora and fauna and is known for its birdlife.
Visit Glenelg a seaside resort in suburban Adelaide and relax at the lovely beach and foreshore. Jetty Road, Glenelg's retail district has a very entertaining beach house theme park. Glenelg Tram is the only tram line operational in Adelaide and hence is a must-visit.
And if you are the water person go down the River Torrens. Several tour options are available here. You can kayak, canoe or use a paddleboat. But if you want to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery outside, a better option for you will be taking a cruise.
The Jam Factory is a fascinating place to meet talented artists. It has a facility to learn glass making, pottery, metal design and more and pick up some beautiful creations by local artists. The National Rail Museum is a must-visit if you want to know about the history of Australian Rail.
Tip: Adelaide is host to many festivals throughout the year. Try booking in those periods of the year when the whole of Adelaide is out there to celebrate with you.
Great Shopping and Stunning Architecture
Rundle Mall is Adelaide's main shopping street, and you can find many Australian and international retailers here and many boutiques. The Mall is also known for its beautiful sculptures.
You can also check out the hustle and bustle of the Adelaide Central Market. It is also known as Adelaide's food hub as it has 80 stalls under one roof. It is Australia's largest fresh produce market and has a wide range of vegetable and fruit shops and has delicious patisseries and cafes, gourmet cheeses and sweets. It also has live music every Friday and various events all through the year such as cooking classes, edible-gift making, school holiday workshops for the kids, and even a vegan fest.
Tip: Adelaide is a shopper's delight with such beautiful boutiques offering local designs.
There are many flight options from Launceston to Adelaide so you can plan in advance if you wish to get cheap flights and doesn't make you hop for too long.
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