Reasons to Visit
Driving is a pleasure on Australia's scenic, safe and uncrowded roads. We usually arrange for you to be met at the airport and taken to your hotel, where a hire car will be delivered. Embark on one of the world's most scenic drives including the Great Ocean Road or Gibb River Road.
Australia's Red Centre has one of the country's highest concentrations of Aboriginal culture while in the north, Arnhem Land is Aboriginal owned and home to Australia's most extensive and significant collection of Aboriginal rock-art.
You don't need a surf board to appreciate the endless white sands that ring Australia. From the hustle and bustle of Bondi beach to the idyllic shores of the Whitsundays or remote beaches of the west, each has its own appeal.
From the world-famous Sydney in the east with her iconic Opera House and bridge, to the gleaming buildings and sandy shores of Perth, Australia offers the visitor endless opportunities to enjoy the fast-pace and excitement of city life.
Australia has one of the largest and greatest national park systems in the world, covering over 24 million hectares. With such diversity as lush rainforest to arid desertscapes the wildlife that call these national parks home are equally diverse.
The vastness of Australia is something truly to behold and there is nowhere better to take this in than in the outback itself, where beautiful desertscape stretch for as far as the eye can see.
Whatever your fitness level, there are plenty of opportunities to head out into the Australian countryside and enjoy the remarkably-varied landscapes during your trip. Choose from leisurely strolls to more strenuous, multiple day hikes.
Australia is well-known for its kangaroos and koalas, but delve a little deeper and you may come across some of the country's more unusual and interesting wildlife, such as the dugong or thorny devil.
Australia is fast-becoming one of the most highly-regarded wine producers in the world, and with the likes of the beautiful and picturesque Barossa, Yarra and Hunter valleys, as well as Margaret River region to explore, we can understand why.
The kaleidoscopic colours of the fish and corals that inhibit the world's largest offshore reef, the Great Barrier Reef to the east, and the world's largest fringing reef, Ningaloo Reef to the west, are a must-see.
Often Paired With:
Request a Brochure
The InterContinental Adelaide occupies one of the cities finest locations: in the heart of Adelaide on the picturesque River Torrens.
This hotel occupies one of the cities finest locations: in the heart of Adelaide on the picturesque River Torrens.
The hotel forms an integral part of Adelaide's spectacular Riverbank and is adjacent to the Convention and Festival Centre. The hotel's beautifully appointed guest rooms offer luxury and relaxation with wonderful views of the river and surrounding city.
There are various restaurants and bars to choose from within the hotel, offering modern Australian to Japanese cuisine, although many of the city's restaurants are just a short walk away.
The standard of comfort is very high and guests can enjoy a fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room.
Edged by the Mount Lofty ranges and the long white sands of the Gulf of St Vincent, the style of the Adelaide, influenced by Australia’s first free settlers, is still very much in evidence as gracious stone buildings pepper the streets and you will never stray far from open green parkland.
Our rating: First Class
Include a stay at InterContinental Adelaide on your tailor-made trip around Australia by contacting one of our specialists...
Our offices are open during the following hours:
Further reading:Tours in AustraliaRegions of AustraliaWhen to GoHighlightsItinerary IdeasPlaces to GoThings to DoAccommodationAbout AustraliaCountry Guides
Other countries in Australasia:New ZealandFrench PolynesiaSamoaThe Cook IslandsFiji
Receive news and offers from Audley
Registering email address...
Interested in a career in travel with Audley? For information on positions and how to apply, click here to visit our careers website.