Port Canal: Central to Port Adelaide's Must See Sites
31 May 2017
If asked to describe Port Canal in one word, we'd say 'community'. Central to the hub of Port Adelaide, here are four of the city's best attractions (right near us).
NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM
If you liked Thomas the Tank Engine as a child, just wait until you explore Port Adelaide's National Railway Museum. Proving Australia's biggest railway museum, whether it's all aboard the 'Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway', entering colossal steam engines or engaging with interactive displays, the National Railway Museum has more than 100 exhibits - sure to amaze you. So hop on!
Trading Hours: Open everyday from 10am - 4:30pm.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN AVIATION MUSEUM
Let your mind fly high as you immerse yourself within the wonderful world of aviation at the South Australian Aviation Museum. Displaying a riveting range of aircrafts along with the famous 1943 'World War II PENTAD Aircraft Hangar', propellers, engines and memorabilia, visitors will be enthralled by the ardent history this Museum harbours.
Trading Hours: Open everyday from 10:30am - 4:30pm.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MARITIME MUSEUM
Home to Australia's oldest nautical collection, the South Australian Maritime Museum preserves near 20,000 objects and images detailing SA's rich maritime heritage. Learn the remarkable history, explore the maritime culture and its interdependent marine environment and journey through several exceptional collections including the renowned 'Lighthouse Collection', 'Ship Figureheads', 'Vessels', 'Bond Studios Glass Negative Collection' and more.
Trading Hours: Open everyday from 10:00am - 5:00pm.
DOLPHIN EXPLORER CRUISES
One thing's for sure, this is not your average cruise... you'll be joined by dolphins! Each Dolphin Explorer Cruise features two separate air-conditioned function decks, complete with external viewing areas, a full bar, a dining area and a dance floor. Experience breathtaking views as you submerge into Port River's historic seas, say hello to the dolphins and enjoy complete catering with several delicious menus to choose from. Especially ideal for functions, special events and tourists.
For Bookings & Enquiries: Call 0418 832 068 or (08) 8447 2366.
These must-see attractions are all located within a 500-metre radius from Port Canal. Plan your amazing day ahead with the essential pit stop at Fast Break Cafe, open 6 days a week, for breakfast, lunch or just a great cup of coffee 'served with a smile'.