Adelaide Day Trips, South Australia

Murray River Paddle Boat Lunch Cruise: Adelaide Day Trip 3

The Mighty Murray Adelaide sits near the coast and has some beautiful beaches, so you could be forgiven for thinking that all of the city's water-based activities were on the ocean. However, just over an hour from the city, you will also find the River Murray, a South Australian favourite for recreation and an important… Continue reading Murray River Paddle Boat Lunch Cruise: Adelaide Day Trip 3

Oakbank Racecourse
South Australia

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

It's actually pretty exciting, standing on the fresh grass waiting for the rolling drumbeat of the hooves hitting the ground as they come past you while you try to spy if your number is in the lead. Did we win? We won! Or, to be more accurate, we picked the winner. Actually, to be really… Continue reading Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

port hughes jetty
Adelaide Day Trips, South Australia

Port Hughes: Adelaide Day Trip 2

I should probably explain that my fiancé has a special, weekend-drive vehicle.  This means he belongs to a car club and from time to time they go on cruises.  I'm not much of a car person myself, and I can't really follow some of the conversations (much to his disappointment).   But, I do love a… Continue reading Port Hughes: Adelaide Day Trip 2

Adelaide Day Trips, South Australia

An August Barossa Day Trip: Adelaide Day Trip #1

The Barossa Valley in winter is beautiful, and about as green as South Australia gets. On Sunday, we decided to go for a drive to the Barossa Valley.  The Barossa is one of the world's best wine regions.  And, when you live in (or visit) Adelaide it's one of many that are within a day's… Continue reading An August Barossa Day Trip: Adelaide Day Trip #1