Visitor Information

Adelaide

Welcome to Adelaide, Australia, a city that ticks all the boxes, and delivers a truly ‘Australian’ experience. With world-class facilities, easy access, a commitment to sustainability, value for money, safe surrounds and a superb climate, it’s easy to see why Adelaide is consistently rated as one of the world’s best destinations for business travel and events. Known as the ’20-minute city’ Adelaide has regular direct international and domestic flights, the fastest airport to city transfer in Australia, and a convenient walkable layout with free tram service. Add to this Adelaide ranks as the most affordable capital in Australia, meaning that delegates will enjoy exceptional ease and value during their event. Such characteristics lead to Adelaide recently being lauded by the Chicago Tribune as one of the world’s best-designed cities.

It is no secret that Adelaide, South Australia produces some of the world’s best wine, with iconic regions the Barossa, McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills within touching distance of the city and home to renowned brands such as Penfolds. Naturally there is also the food to match, and with Adelaide home to the largest fresh food market in the Southern Hemisphere the city has been referred to as the Culinary Capital of Australia (New York Times).

A vibrant multicultural city, Adelaide boasts a year-round program of exciting festivals and events, and also perfectly placed for those seeking that authentic ‘Australian’ experience. On the city’s doorstep you can enjoy natural wonders such as the breathtaking outback landscape of the Flinders Ranges, the unspoilt wilderness of Kangaroo Island, and miles of white sandy beaches to name a few. Why not stay on for the Ashes Series that will commence at the conclusion of our meeting?

Venue

The University of Adelaide, North Terrace campus

The North Terrace campus is the University of Adelaide's largest and is located on North Terrace between Kintore Avenue and Frome Road.

Mailing address
The University of Adelaide, SA 5005, AUSTRALIA

General enquiries
T: 8313 4455

 

Climate

Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate with mild to cool winters and and warm, dry summers. You can expect an average daily maximum of 25 celsius and minimum of 14 celsius in November.

Air Travel to South Australia

Adelaide is South Australia’s capital city. It is easily accessed by air from all Australian capital cities and international destinations. Adelaide Airport is only 8 kilometres from the centre of the city, a 15-minute drive.

Adelaide Airport (ADL) services regional, domestic and international travellers.

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer frequent daily services to Adelaide Airport from Australia's capital cities.

Domestic Flight Times (Direct)

Melbourne to Adelaide: 1 hour 5 minutes
Sydney to Adelaide: 1 hour 40 minutes
Canberra to Adelaide: 1 hour 40 minutes
Brisbane to Adelaide: 2 hours 30 minutes
Perth to Adelaide: 3 hours 10 minutes
Darwin to Adelaide: 3 hours 35 minutes
Alice Springs to Adelaide: 2 hours 

Taxis

A taxi rank is located left of the pedestrian plaza as you walk out of the terminal. Concierges provide a safe environment and allocate taxis to passengers. There is a $2 levy added to fares for taxis leaving the airport.

Travel Insurance

The conference organisers recommend that delegates purchase travel insurance including cover for non-refundable conference registration fees.

Photo: Meg Hansen Photography