A Guide To Adelaide For Adrenaline Junkies

Australia, new / Friday, March 1st, 2013

Adelaide is one of the most beautiful cities in Australia, with its huge botanical gardens, the River Torrens, many vineyards and marvelous architecture. However, there are plenty of attractions in this lovely city for adrenaline junkies. Want to know more?

Great White Shark Cage Diving

The Rodney Fox Team members in Adelaide are the masters behind inventing the first shark cage. Join a shark cage diving trip and see the great white sharks up close. You also get a chance to study all the latest research done on white sharks, their habitats and movements.

Great White Shark Cage Diving
Great White Shark Cage Diving

Swim With Wild Dolphins

Want to experience what it’s like to swim with dolphins while holding on to their fins? Sign up for a dolphin cruise at Glenelg and watch as the friendly dolphins surround your boat, trying to get you to play with them. Experience first hand the amazingly friendly dolphins and their love of humans. The dolphins are so friendly that you can even grab on to them and move with them while they weave in and out of the water.

Go Game Fishing

Join a fishing charter from the Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg, and spend some quality time hunting for the biggies. Try your luck fishing for huge Mako Sharks, Bronze Whalers, big tuna, Hammerhead Sharks, marlins, giant pikes and so on.

Swim with Dolphins in Australia
Swim with Dolphins in Australia

Go Sea Kayaking

Kayaking tours are available for every level of fitness and experience. Go kayaking on the Port River’s Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard. You can swim with dolphins, explore sea caves and observe the friendly seals at Rapid Bay. Kayaking is the best way to explore the 25 shipwrecks scattered around Garden Island. Paddle via mangrove-lined creeks around the shipwrecks and observe sea creatures and birds that you’ve never seen before.

Go Caving

Caves in the Adelaide Hills are nice and warm, with high humidity levels. You’ll need to take plenty of water. Adelaide has walk-in caves and caves where you’ll need to use single ropesand ladder.  The Mount Lofty Ranges caves are dense Cambrian Limestone caves. You’ll find plenty of large caves and sea caves in the Sellicks Hill area as well.

Hike to the Mt Lofty Summit

Begin your walk at Waterfall Gully in Cleland Conservation Park and make your way to Mount Lofty’s highest peak. Mount Lofty rises 710 meters above sea level. Getting to the top has its own reward – the most spectacularly panoramic views over Adelaide’s surrounding areas and its magnificent coastline. You can even see Kangaroo Island on a good day. Stop at the Cleland Wildlife Park to admire the shyer species of Australia’s great wildlife.

Morialta Australia
Morialta Australia Photo credit to Sam Roberts http://www.samrobertsphotography.com.au/landscape.html

Go Rock Climbing at Morialta Conservation Park

Enjoy getting vertical on the many rugged, high rocks and hills in this park. You can enjoy both rock climbing and abseiling activities with experienced Rock Climbing Instructors. Added benefits are the fabulous views you can get of the Adelaide Metropolis and St Vincent Gulf from the high points.

Go Snorkeling at Port Noarlunga Reef

Go exploring underwater and marvel at South Australia’s best known aquatic reserve, the Port Noarlunga Reef Aquatic Reserve. The reef is home to over 200 species of marine animals and plants. More than 50 different species of rainbow-hued fish live here, best viewed up close while you’re snorkeling.


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