Adelaide is no longer just the city of churches, the capital city of South Australia is growing and evolving into a city bursting with cultural flavours, events and entertainment. Moments away from the Adelaide CBD you can find yourself indulging at world-famous wine regions or soaking up the sun at picture-perfect metropolitan beaches.
Booking a car rental in Adelaide is simple thanks to Apollo Car Rentals. There are two separate branches in Adelaide at convenient locations for you. Whether you’re wanting to hire a car from the airport or downtown, Apollo Car Rentals is in the perfect location for you.
If you’re flying into the Adelaide Airport (ADL) simply pick up your hire car from our branch at Adelaide Airport. This will allow you to start enjoying South Australia as soon as possible with no fuss!
Staying in downtown Adelaide and prefer to pick up your hire car in a central location? No worries, we have a conveniently located branch in Adelaide CBD.
Car Hire Tips for Adelaide:
Be aware there may be limited services available for regional and remote areas of South Australia, we recommend planning your drive in advance and to keep this in mind.
As with all capital cities in Australia, traffic is usually heavier during peak times in Adelaide. Peak time is usually Monday to Friday between 7:00am to 9:00am and 3:00pm to 7:00pm. If you are planning to get to a specific location in Adelaide during these times, we advise to allow extra time in case of excess traffic.
Around the Adelaide CBD, the speed limit is usually 50km/h and 100km/h on surrounding highways. Make sure to keep your eyes open for road signage stating local speed limits and road conditions.
Things to Do & See in Adelaide:
Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market hosts 70+ market stalls under one roof, making it one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere. With a huge range of fresh food including fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, baked goods, smallgoods and health foods, you will find everything you need for your road trip. With 9 million+ visitors every year, the Adelaide Central Market remains Adelaide’s premier food destination for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce.
As Glenelg is only a 20 minute drive from Adelaide CBD, it is very accessible in your rental car. There is plenty to do in Glenelg to keep the whole family amused such as; fishing charters, sailing, beach volleyball and activities, walking trails, bike hire, the famous Dolphin swim, playgrounds, BBQ areas, lots of history and an amusement centre.
Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Right in the middle of the Adelaide city you can find the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Even though you are in the heart of Adelaide CBD, you will feel like you are another world away. Make sure you take some time to explore the beautiful wide variety of plants from across Australia and worldwide. Whether you have a spare hour or a spare day, the Adelaide Botanic Gardens is a great spot to unwind as you are surrounded by 50 hectares of amazingly maintained gardens and breathtaking architecture.