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CENTRAL MARKET: Ad-
elaide's Central Market offers
a huge range of fresh produce.
There's fresh fruit and vegeta-
bles, meat, poultry, seafood,
gourmet cheeses, breads and
health foods. Shoppers in need
of a break can stop in one of
the market's many cafes. The
market is open Tuesday to
YURREBILLA TRAIL: The
54-kilometre Yurrebilla Trail is
located just 12 kilometres from
Adelaide and links the pictur-
esque parks of the Adelaide
Hills. The trail winds its way
through the Belair National
Park and the Black Hill Conser-
vation Park and passes through
some of the most spectacular
scenery the area has to offer.
The city of wines
THE capital of South Australia
is the gateway to a region
that offers a wealth of wine,
food, natural beauty, arts
and culture, specialist retail-
ers and unique tourist attractions.
ADELAIDE is an elegant city that
has preserved its heritage and links
with the past. It offers a wealth of
tourism experiences that are readily
accessible from the city.
It is not only South Australia's
premier tourist destination, but also
a true gateway to the many other
tourist regions within the state.
Noted as the wine and festival
capital of Australia, Adelaide is
one of the most vibrant, stylish and
innovative cities visitors are ever
likely to visit.
It's a place to experience
the buzz, culture and
convenience of a big city without
Adelaide may have earned its
reputation as a laid-back getaway,
resting near the Adelaide Hills
and peppered with greenery, but it
offers abundant opportunity.
The city also offers an ocean
escape, with the suburb of Glenelg
likened to Sydney's Bondi.
It is a popular place to let the sea
breeze blow away worries, or to dine
or dance. The best way to get to
Glenelg is on the historic trams that
run from Adelaide's city centre.
Glenelg's long, sandy beaches on
Gulf St Vincent offer clean and safe
swimming and Jetty Road is packed
with fashion boutiques, restaurants,
cafes and speciality shops.
The Bay Discovery Centre at
Glenelg Town Hall
traces the history
of Holdfast Bay and
its development into the lifestyle
Mecca it is today. Visitors can
stroll along Jetty Road and Holdfast
Shores Marina, picnic at Kingston
Park Coastal Reserve and walk the
Federation and Proclamation trails.
Five kilometres south of Glenelg
is the seaside hamlet of Brighton,
another favourite beach hangout for
Adelaide locals and savoured for its
Built in 1840, Kingston House,
at Kingston Park, is the oldest
building on Holdfast Bay and its
three-acre ground has stunning
On the foreshore, a striking
monument by South Australia
sculptor John Dowie marks one of
the significant spring sites on the
Tjilbruke Trail and a wheelchair-
friendly boardwalk heads south to
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