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Spring is a beautiful time of year to visit Adelaide, with temperatures starting to warm up and flowers blooming all around.

You can expect average temperatures between 11.8 - 22°C, but evenings can be quite brisk so best to pack some warm clothes. Below is a suggested list of things to do in and around Adelaide during your time here for the conference, and how to get around.


Adelaide has a network of public transport including busses, trains and the Glenelg-City tram. Further details can be found on the Adelaide Metro WebsiteLink to external website. To get around within the CBD, it is free to ride the tram and there is also a free city connector bus.Link to external website

Things to do


Close to the conference venue:

  • Visit the South Australian Museum, Art Gallery of South Australia, or State library of South Australia. They are all located along North Terrace, just a stones throw away from the conference venue.

Go for a walk:

  • The River Torrens is a great place for a walk, adjacent to the conference venue. This time of year there is lots of new life with ducks, swans and other birds rearing young.
  • For those with a botanical inclination, take a walk through Adelaide Botanic Garden as it springs to life.

Visit a zoo:

  • The Adelaide Zoo is closest to the conference venue, located on Frome road.
  • Cleland Wildlife Park is 20 minutes from the CBD.
  • Monarto Zoo would make a good day-trip as it is 1 hour away.

Visit a Conservation park:

  • Morialta Conservation Park has many walking trails to suit all abilities, and boasts beautiful waterfalls year round.
  • Belair National Park is the states oldest national park and can be reached by bus, train or car.
  • Cleland Conservation Park, including the popular waterfall gully to mount lofty summit hike

Head to the beach:

  • Take a 30 minute tram ride to Glenelg beach
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