For those of you who don't live there, have you thought about how you are getting to the AYAC 2013 National Youth Affairs Conference yet? Whether your coming by foot, car, bus, train or plane - start thinking about it now, to give yourself plenty of time to book your travel plans and accommodation.
The Conference Team has organised a few accommodation options* within an easy 20 minute walk from the National Wine Centre.
Oaks Embassy – 96 North Terrace, Adelaide SA
1 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment (1 x king split bed): $156 per night (normally $195 per night)
2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment (1 x king split bed + 1 x queen bed + 1 bathroom): $220 per night (normally $275 per night)
Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide – 125 North Terrace, Adelaide SA
To access the rates below, you will need to call the hotel & quote "AYAC 2013" as your rate code. More info here
Economy Queen Room: $109 per night (normally $120 per night)
Economy Twin Room: $109 per night (normally $120 per night)
Standard Queen Room: $134 per night (normally $143 per night)
Standard Twin Room: $134 per night (normally $143 per night)
Breakfast: $20.00 per person per morning
Breakfast isn’t included with these deals, so you’ll need to factor this in. Last time we were down, we had the “Best Breakfast in SA” at East Terrace Continental (www.etccafe.com.au). Yum.
Whilst you're in Adelaide for AYAC 2013, you might like to take a look around, and explore what Adelaide has to offer. Here are just a few suggestions of where to head...
Adelaide Central Markets
Located in the centre of the CBD and only 10 minutes from Conference, the Central Markets are one of the most popular tourist destinations. There is something for everyone at the markets whether you like food, toys, jewellery, rugs, seafood, gourmet and organic items! The markets are open every day except Sunday & Monday.
For more information, check out the Markets website http://www.adelaidecentralmarket.com.au/about/
Historic Glenelg Beach
Less than 30 minutes from the CBD. Take the tram out to His This tram takes you to Historic Glenelg Beach. Enjoy the sites, scenery and shops in this beachside town
German village of Hahndorf
Roughly 45 minutes out of Adelaide's CBD by public transport is the German village of Hahndorf. Hahndorf is classified as Australia's oldest surviving German settlement and each year thousands of people, young and old, enjoy its charm and the hospitality.
Experience Haigh's Chocolates
Hit up Haigh's Chocolate Factory only a 40 minute walk from walk from the Conference for a free tour around the factory.
Bookings are essential but well worth it http://www.haighschocolates.com.au/tours/
Morialta Conservation Park
Only a 20 minute drive from the CBD. Morialta has everything rugged mountain ridges, waterfalls and beautiful scenery. There are tonnes of walking tracks varying in difficulty and requiring various levels of fitness.