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Adelaide Walking Tour: Hills, Squares and Parklands

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Highlights
    What to Expect
    • Wellington Hotel - Introduction including brief history of Adelaide and North Adelaide and its development, route of tour, duration and other housekeeping. Discuss Wellington Hotel and its history. (10 min)
    • Wellington Square - Discuss history of square, significance (5 min)
    • Shop, Wellington Square - History, architecture (3 min)
    • Cortina - discuss two-storeyed houses - history - occupants ( 3 min)
    • House - cast-iron detailed - architecture and development ( 3 min)
    • Clifton - History - previous owners (3 min)
    • House, Jeffcott Street - discuss previous owner and his history (5 min)
    • Lutheran Seminary - former Whinham College - History, architecture, developers of site (7 min)
    • Gable House - story of previous occupant, architecture (5 min)
    • Belmont House - History of house, previous occupants, architecture (4 min)
    • Kingsmead - Design, history, previous occupants (4 min)
    • Duncraig - History, occupants, pioneering connection (3 min)
    • Victorian Bay-windowed villa - History, occupants, suicide story (5 min)
    • Bishop's Court, Christ Church & Rectory - History, architecture, notable occupants (10 min)
    • Undoolya - History, associated families (4 min)
    • House from 1950's - history, occupants (3 min)
    • Roche House - History, stories of occupants, architecture (3 min)
    • Aquinas College - History - previous and current usage (3 min)
    • Light's Vision - Montefiore Hill - History of site, of Colonel William Light, first public hanging (10 min)
    • Carclew - History of house, occupants, connection with famous explorer (5 min)
    • Twin cottages - History - previous occupants (3 min)
    • Former Christ Church School - History, architecture (4 min)
    • Previously Milford House Private Hotel - story of development, associated occupants (5 min)
    • Victorian row of cottages - History, development (5 min)
    • Former Primitive Methodist Church - History - previous and current usage (5 min)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wellington Hotel
    Departure Time
    10am
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Concludes infront of the Former Primitive Methodist Church, Wellington Square, North Adelaide at 12pm
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and hotel drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Graeme is an excellent guide who has done a lot of research and has interesting information to share about the history of the houses and various buildings in North Adelaide. He has a humorous way of delivering his information and certainly holds your attention. We enjoyed our
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    Response from graemefanning, Owner at Adelaide Walking Tour: Hills, Squares and Parklands
    Responded 15 Sep 2019
    Thanks for your nice review - enjoyed hosting you all around a beautiful part of our city - North Adelaide on a perfect Spring day!
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Down to Earth Tours
    48 reviews
    katiesee
    Hervey Bay, Australia
    2311
    Very worthwhile.
    We both thoroughly enjoyed what was actually a private tour with Graeme last week. He is a local guy with a vast
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    Glenda27
    Bathurst, Australia
    306
    Wonderful
    I took 2 tours with Graeme, the other being Grand Mansions of North Adelaide. Both were excellent, plenty of
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    Trace213
    New Zealand
    80
    Tracie
    Great tour guide . He was very knowledgeable and would recommend it to anyone . Friendly and was able to give
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    ijk079
    22
    Information Overload
    This was one of the only tour providers i could find who would accept single bookings (most request minimum 2) and
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    jetsetter016
    australia
    6117
    Great walk around North Adelaide with Graeme
    Graeme is an excellent guide who has done a lot of research and has interesting information to share about the
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    ArizonaTraveler2
    Mercer Island, Washington
    13183
    Excellent tours
    We took 2 tours from Graeme, both very informative and highly interesting. Interspersed with amusing stories and
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    F2638LHjuliat
    Kalamunda, Australia
    10
    Excellent Tout
    I was lucky enough to have a one to one tour with Graeme, who was an excellent guide. Can’t recommend him enough.
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    Geaterjohn
    Balgowan
    20
    Great Insight
    Enjoyed a great 2 hours with Graeme matching stories to buildings I had only driven past and wondered about
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    GoPlaces05013270895
    10
    Informative trip with a wonderful guide
    Graeme was a fantastic and really good guide who knows the history well. I'm real thankful that he could conduct
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    12margie
    Australia
    34
    Informative walk
    Graham shared the people, history and function of many historic buildings along North Terrace. I appreciated the
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    anastasiater
    10
    Great tour
    It was very informative and easy to walk around. We are very happy that we did it, as we would have missed all of
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    LisaJ951
    Perth, Australia
    7331
    Excellent walking tour
    My sister and I recently did a walking tour of east Adelaide to see some of the old mansions and get an
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    Rebecca R
    10
    Wonderfully interesting
    We had the delightful Aubrey as our guide. The tour was fascinating and we learnt so much about the history of
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    Milena J
    Leura, Australia
    21
    Cultural Caper Adelaide Walking Tour was absolutely fabulous
    Graeme was very knowledgeable and I’ve loved the tour! Recommend it to all! So much better to walk and learn about
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    bc1959
    London, United Kingdom
    5319
    Enjoyable Tour
    Thanks to Graeme for an enjoyable tour of the centre of Adelaide. The tour focusses on the area and including
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    • Languages Offered: English
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