Adelaide Holiday Packages
What's on in Adelaide?
Adelaide Motorsport Festival
If you're planning to buy Adelaide holiday packages for travel in December and you’re a bit of a rev-head then you’ll love being in the city for the Adelaide Motorsport Festival! This family-friendly event celebrates South Australia's motorsport history. Event attendees have the opportunity to see some of the latest models by leading car manufacturers, walk past more than 100 cars on display, and watch some of the top motorsport drivers take to the track.
Another great event for families buying Adelaide holiday packages is the Moonlight Cinema. It takes place from December to February, and guests get to watch some of the biggest blockbusters under a starlit sky. A great option for a family night out!
IPSA Handa Women's Australian Open
The IPSA Handa Women's Australian Open is an event in February for travellers who are passionate about golf. Some of the best female golfers in the world travel to tee off at the event. There are also kids' clinics for families booking cheap holidays from Adelaide. Plus, visitors may even have a chance to meet some of the players!
Adelaide Fringe is the top annual event in the city that takes place between mid-February and March. It's the largest open-access festival in Australia and a fantastic event to plan your Adelaide holiday packages around. The event plays host to more than 7,000 artists performing in 500 venues around South Australia. You can watch stand-up comedy gigs, cabaret or attend a world-class theatre production. The options are limitless!
What can you do in Adelaide over the weekend?
Take the family to Adelaide Zoo
The Adelaide Zoo is one of the city's oldest attractions. It's been open to the public since the late 19th century and is home to dozens of species from around the world. Families buying cheap holidays to Adelaide with young children can visit the aviaries, the Envirodome and the petting zoo. It's a great spot to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon!
Have brunch at Karma and Crow
Looking for one of the best brunch spots in Adelaide? Grab a table at the delightful Karma and Crow. The cafe serves all-day breakfast, which is perfect if the flights with your Adelaide holiday packages arrive later in the day and you're still in the mood for breakfast fare. One of the other items that deserve a spot on your gastronomic bucket list is the native hotcake, topped with coconut ice cream, strawberry gum and poppy seeds.
Spend the day at Port Adelaide
If you want to escape the city for a few hours, head to Port Adelaide. It's 14 kilometres from the city centre and is home to a plethora of attractions. Travellers buying cheap holidays from Adelaide can visit the many museums, dine out at restaurants and visit the heritage buildings. If you've always wanted to see dolphins, Port Adelaide is a good spot to add to your Adelaide holiday packages itinerary. There are dolphin-spotting cruises, and some tour providers report seeing anywhere from 40 to 200 dolphins in a single trip!
When is the best time to visit Adelaide?
What to expect from Adelaide's shoulder seasons
One of the best times to book your Adelaide holiday packages is for travel between March to May and September to November. It's the city's two shoulder seasons, and you'll have minimal rain, pleasant daytime temperatures and fewer crowds at the top attractions.
The autumn months (March to May) are a great time of year for foodies and festival-goers buying cheap holidays to Adelaide. You can attend the Adelaide Festival or explore nearby wine regions, Barossa and McLaren Vale. There are also plenty of rugby and cricket matches happening so sports fans can snap up tickets and cheer on their favourite teams.
In the spring (September to November), travellers buying cheap holidays from Adelaide will have the best conditions for exploring the Adelaide Botanic Gardens - there are beautiful roses and the water lilies in bloom.
What to expect from Adelaide's low season
For cheap holiday packages to Adelaide, the winter months (June to August) are also a good option. The cold temperatures tend to keep most travellers away, and it can also be a good time to find great deals on Adelaide holiday packages.
One thing to keep in mind is that Adelaide receives most of its rain in winter. Be sure to pack an umbrella or a raincoat in your bag when exploring the city or to attend events like the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival.
What to expect from Adelaide's high season
December to February is Adelaide's high season. The warm summer months are a firm favourite with travellers buying cheap holidays from Adelaide who want to go away for the festive season. It's also when the largest arts festival in Australia, Adelaide Fringe, takes place. The city's hotels are full to the brim, and the streets are bustling with tourists. If you're looking for Adelaide holiday packages over this period, start researching and booking early! The sooner you begin looking for deals, the better your chance of finding one before prices increase for the seasonal rush.