A Trip Through Time on the Old Semaphore Line

A railway departures board

I arrived in Adelaide in 1987. That’s probably why I don’t remember seeing a railway line down Semaphore Road. It’s only been closed since 1978 but today you’d never know Semaphore had a busy railway line running down the main street with three stations. One station is still there today….

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Thompson Beach Day Trip

Thompson Beach is relatively close to Adelaide and is an ideal short day trip option. It has a wide sandy tidal beach that’s popular with fisherfolk for whiting and blue swimmer crab raking. You can drive onto the beach but you won’t get far and there’s really nowhere to go…

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Clare Valley Day Trip

The Clare Valley rivals the Barossa in beauty and sophistication. The town of Clare is near the northern end of the valley about an hour and three quarters from Adelaide. Just follow Main North Road to Clare, that’s it. After crossing the wheatbelt and passing through Tarlee and Rhynie you’ll…

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Road Trips From Adelaide You Can Do in a Day

View over plains

What are the best road trips from Adelaide that you can do in a day? Here’s some of the best day trips with pictures and descriptions to help you plan an ideal family day out. There’s no exhaustive descriptions either, just tips to help you make the most of your…

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