Skydive the Coast

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Description Pete: When it comes to extreme adrenalin rushes nothing beats the thrill of jumping out of a perfectly good plane… I had the opportunity to do that a few years ago and couldn’t wait to do it again. Well today I will because they’ve brought skydiving to the city. I am literally putting my […]
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The Historic South Australian Hotel

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Description Whenever people talk about buildings that have disappeared from our city, it isn’t long before someone mentions ‘The South Australian Hotel’ that used to stand on North Terrace. “The South” was more than an icon, it WAS Adelaide for almost 100 years. For an establishment that bought a distinctive style and elegance to our […]
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The Adelaide Observatory!

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Description The effects of our changing climate has bought a focus to the weather like never before, but in the early days of South Australia, it wasn’t the climate that was deemed to be important…it was the stars! Which is why, in 1860, the Adelaide Observatory was commissioned for one of the state’s great visionaries: […]
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Nellie the Elephant

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Description This is a late 1940’s Ford Prefect. This is an elephant…not sure what year! You might think they have absolutely nothing in common but the body of one and the heart of the other inspired an eccentric Englishman to create…Nellie the mechanical elephant…a darling of our annual Christmas Pageants for more than 60 years. […]
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Samstag Museum of Art

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Description UniSA’s Samstag Museum of Art on North Terrace is a work of art in itself. It’s our second largest public gallery, yet many South Australians are yet to discover this venue and its amazing contemporary art program. The current exhibition is a playful and thought provoking look at one of the world’s oldest games. […]
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Saatchi Exhibition at the Art Gallery!

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Description It’s audacious but it’s also witty and fun and it makes you want to think but makes you wonder. It’s a major artistic coup for Adelaide with a selection from the renowned Saatchi Gallery being shown for the first time ever in Australia. And if you don’t consider yourself an arts buff, this could […]
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Bowerbird Bazaar

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Description There’s nothing like that feeling of being in the loop, or having insider knowledge of a fabulous find. Well, there’s a real buzz amongst Adelaide’s market coinsures about this place tucked away out of sight in the Old Queen’s Theatre. Just off Light Square, the Bowerbird Bazaar only runs over a couple of weekends […]
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Islington Railway Workshops

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 Description There was a time when Adelaide was on the world map of engineering and manufacturing excellence because of this place – the Islington Railway Workshops. At its peak this was one of the most important industrial complexes in the Southern Hemisphere. Today that once powerfully beating heart has been reduced to not much more […]
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Swimming in the River Torrens

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 Description If we were to do some word association, and I said ‘River Torrens’ what would you think of? I bet it’s not swimming! But before the days of the family car, council pools and algal bloom, the river was the only place to have a swim in summer if you lived anywhere near the […]
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