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Visiting Adelaide, South Australia? Love History?

Well then you must put Historical Port Adelaide, South Australia on your itinerary for a day when you visit this State.

Check out some of the great things available to immerse yourself in a memorable visit to the Port.


Flamboyance Tours offer a fabulous history and Street Art walking tour of Port Adelaide - Great opportunity to hear about the history.

Port Adelaide is an historic area which was central to the colonisation of South Australia dating right back to its inception in 1836 when Colonel William Light first sailed up the Port River. Port Adelaide has been the gateway to trade and commerce in South Australia and the first contact with South Australia for thousands of emigrants when they arrived by ship.

South Australian Maritime Museum South -presents a range of engaging changing exhibitions an is on historical Lipson Street in Port Adelaide - Here you can learn a lot about the boats over the years in Port Adelaide, definitely worth the visit.

Want to do a cruise and see some Dolphin's? Then there is the 90 minute Dolphin cruises offered by Port River Cruises - a must do whilst you visit Port Adelaide.

Adventure Kayaking SA offers Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Tours, hosting the Dolphin Sanctuary Mangroves Tour, 90 minutes of fun exploring the Dolphin Sanctuary, one of Adelaide’s “secret spots”. The sheltered mangrove lined creeks are home to a fascinating array of marine life, birds and the Port River Dolphins.

National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide - is in Lipson Street and you will hear and see some very interesting information about the important involvement of the Railway in Port Adelaide - preserving Australia's Railway History.

Then want somewhere with a view for lunch or dinner? Portobello Restaurant at 1-2 Tarni Court Waterfront, New Port is a must - for that scrumptious Italian cuisine with your favourite beverage overlooking the scenic port river. They also offer River Cruises of a different style - check them out at Portobello River Cruiser.

As you can see so much to see and do - Please check out times and availability of any of the suggestions above.

Want to know more? Visit the Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre at 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide if you want to look into so many of the other opportunities available in historical Port Adelaide, South Australia.

Adelaide Style Accommodation likes to showcase this great State to our guests with suggestions of things to see and do.


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