Comfort Hotel Adelaide Riviera
31-34 North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: (61) 8 82121700
Fax: (61) 8 82122168
Judged to be one of the top 10 convention centers in the world, the Adelaide Convention Centre is first to be purpose-built in Australia. The spacious facility has two halls; the Plenary Hall, which accommodates up to 3,500 people, and 14 meeting rooms hold between 10 and 200 people and there is a VIP room with bar and lounge. Having eight foyers and a main reception area, this non-smoking center is equipped with video-conferencing, audio-visual, telecommunications performance lighting and sound. There are elevators, banquet facilities and two car parks.
With a vast knowledge of South Australia, this award-winning international company incorporates the state's main attractions into full and half-day trips. Try cruising the River Murray and visiting the old town of Mannum for lunch, or the wine regions of the Clare Valley or the McLaren Vale's Wirra Wirra Wines. Perhaps your children would like the Warrawong Sanctuary Sunset Walk? These are easy tours that offer a little of everything for everyone. Call at +1 300 85 8687 or fax at +1 300 85 8600.
A zine shop and venue on Peel Street, the Format Collective heralds the idea of a leisure space where you can spend some time after work in company of like minded creative people. This unique venture was initiated by a group of young artists, musicians and writers, who organize art exhibitions and live music events regularly within this small and intimate shop. The venue also hosts works of local as well as national art and musical talents during their annual festival held at the end of September. Stop by for a drink and go through the zines that are published here every month.
Open daily, the Passenger Transport Information Centre gives free information on Adelaide's transport system, special services and even sells tickets. Taxi numbers are also available. Collect timetables for buses, trains, the Glenelg tram and the high speed O-Bahn. These cover the city, suburbs and further afield. Day trip and multi-trip tickets are great value. Ask about security conscious night services.
Adelaide is a veritable tourist hot spot. It boasts of a vibrant culture with numerous memorials to attest to its rich history. Sophisticated architecture, elegant boulevards and a lively art scene captivate the senses, while pristine beaches tempt one and all. South Australia's capital also features lively festivals and events the year round that reflect the city's joie de vivre.
An award winning tour company, Rich & Lingering provides private tours of South Australia's premium wine regions. The guests are able to meet and question the winemakers and producers, and have behind the scenes views of the vineyards. All private tours have the sole use of a luxury vehicle and a personal wine guide. The passionate and knowledgeable guides are not only professional wine tasters, but a great resource to help learn about the art of wine. The tours include food tastings and pickup from your accommodation is complimentary.
Planned by Colonel William Light in his vision for Adelaide, the parklands encircling the city center remain the envy of many large cities around the world. Adelaide's diverse parklands lend the city its style. Made up of separate parks, gardens and sports grounds there is plenty for everyone; walking trails, cycle tracks, picnic areas and spots to watch the world go by. Alternatively you can play golf, football or attend the races. Many events and festivals, from Writers Week to the Adelaide International Horse Trials, are held in the park lands throughout the year.
This is the easiest way of finding out about South Australia's national parks and reserves, wildlife and environment. Department of Environment and Natural Resources is a curious mix of glossy nature books and posters, government reports and free wildlife and park information. Look for the National Parks and Wildlife SA free guide for contacts and locations. The free park brochures are not displayed, but ask at the counter for them, as well as the free walking trail guides. You can also buy maps and necessary National Park passes at the shop. The staff can help with accommodation and hiring facilities.
Be it a few streets across or long drives towards the other end of Adelaide, Infocab is bound to land you to your destination. Equipped with modern tracking systems, the nearest cabs are bound to take you on board as soon as possible. Call for more details.
Great Southern Railway offers first and holiday class, including private cabins. Coach-class guarantees a wide recliner seat, spacious carriages with a buffet car, smoking room and videos. This cheap and popular travel option should be booked ahead to guarantee a seat. Enjoy the countryside in comfort without the exhaustion of driving the vast distances. Try crossing Australia partially by train, but driving to explore regions of particular interest. Concessions apply for children, senior citizens and students. Check website for more details.
Established over 40 years ago and found wedged between a block of offices is the touchstone or home base for Italian Christians in Adelaide. A friendly, congenial atmosphere awaits any visitor who has come to stay or is just passing through the Betania Christian Centre. The congregation is predominantly of Italian origin with the church serving those born in Adelaide and overseas. There is a limited range bookshop available.
Established on this site in 1946, the first Parish Church was demolished to make way for this magnificent traditional Russian Orthodox Church design. Blue and gold domes stand clear above the skyline of the Adelaide park-lands in stark contrast to massive white rendered walls. Large oak doors lead to a glorious inner design, which is certainly a feast for the eyes. The congregation comprises predominantly Russian and Greek Orthodox worshipers.