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Colonial heritage, museums, spacious green parklands and Australia’s festival city… That’s Adelaide

With emerald green rolling hills to one side, miles of blue ocean to the other, Adelaide is one of South Australia’s most-loved coastal gems. Its exceptional natural beauty, which includes acres of parkland surrounding the central business district, has earned Adelaide the title of the ‘greenest city in Oz’. The city is also renown for its fabulous food and wine – and there are plenty of fantastic..

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Solar power cars do tours of Australia

World Solar Challenge 2015 has begun in Darwin, Australia.

The world’s biggest solar powered car race officially began this Sunday. The World Solar Challenge 2015 left from Darwin, in the northern region of Australia, and will finish 1,864 miles later in the southern coastal city of Adelaide. (more…)..

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Giant panda Wang Wang eating bamboo in Adelaide Zoo, seen on Distant Journeys Australia escorted tours

Giant Panda Fu Ni might be expecting, says Adelaide Zoo

There could be exciting baby news within Adelaide Zoo, after it was reported that giant Panda Fu Ni, along with her “partner” Wang Wang could well be expecting a new arrival. The pair of giant pandas are on loan to the Australian zoo from China, and have just passed through an annual mating window, which lasts 36 hours. The pandas did show some signs of courting behaviour, but no natural mating oc..

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Indigenous Aboriginal art displayed at Tarnanthi Adelaide event on holidays Australia

Tarnanthi showcases the art of indigenous Australia in upcoming Adelaide event

Between October 8 and 18, cultural institutions across South Australia will be taking part in the inaugural Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Tarnanthi, casting a new light on the art of Australia’s many diverse indigenous cultures. (more…)..

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Visit the Royal Adelaide Show 2015 on our Australia and New Zealand tours

Royal Adelaide Show 2015 gets underway at the Adelaide Showground

One of the biggest annual events to take place in South Australia, the Royal Adelaide Show, has just got underway at the Adelaide Showground, and will be running until September 13. (more…)..

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Hugh Jackman new musical tour can be seen when on one of Distant Journeys Australia holidays

Hugh Jackman returns to Australia for musical tour

Actor Hugh Jackman has announced a new tour of the Australian stages, starring in the all-singing, all-dancing Broadway to Oz. Starting in Melbourne on the 24th November, the tour will also head to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Jackman has described the tour as a true bucket list moment, and the show has been in his head and heart for over ten years. (more…)..

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The Ghan, a trip offered with Distant Journeys australia tour holidays

10 things you didn’t know about The Ghan

The Ghan is an incredibly iconic train that travels all over Australia in an all-inclusive boarded trip. The sights from the windows are incredibly ever changing which can be viewed from the comfortable cabins are truly remarkable. Find out a little more about this popular journey in these 10 facts about The Ghan: (more…)..

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Travel to Australia and Adelaide, the potential next UNESCO City of Music

Adelaide places bid to become the next UNESCO City of Music

The popular South Australian city of Adelaide has placed a bid in order to become the next UNESCO City of Music, seeking endorsement from around the globe in order to become successful in its bid. (more…)..

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Henley Beach near Adelaide – visit on an Australia sightseeing holiday tour

5 great reasons to visit Adelaide

Often overshadowed by its larger cousins Melbourne and Sydney, Adelaide is an exciting city in its own right with plenty to offer for visitors, and as part of your Australia sightseeing holiday tour, you’ll get to visit this wonderful city. Here are just 5 of the many reasons why you’ll fall in love with amazing Adelaide: (more…)..

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