Travelmate -  Australia Accommodation and Hotels
search places
•  Enter a Town
•  Or choose a town beginning with ...
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

•  Select a State
• Super Red Hot Deals Check out our latest great deals
• Make a booking
Great year-round rate. Wide choice.
• Last Minute Hotel Deals
car hire
•   Search, compare and book your hire car with    Discount rates.
•  Find discount rates on campervan and motorhome rentals.  Instant reservations.
places to go
  • Find out about 1,800 towns
  • Be inspired - Weekend Getaways
  • Don't miss these Top Spots
  • Explore these Featured Regions   • Outback Australia
  • Great Drives
Scenic drives from Best Western
  • Featured Regions
New places to discover
  • Fun Trip
Games for kids, games for adults

Cheltenham  South Australia

    •   Accommodation in Cheltenham
    •   Last Minute Accommodation deals in this region
    •   Show me: a map of Cheltenham

The railway line linking Port Adelaide with the centre of the city bisects the suburb of Cheltenham.

The Port, where you can wander back through time strolling through old streets and wharves which once hosted a forest of masts and rigging, is often described as the state’s museum capital.

The precinct museums trace maritime, rail, aviation, transport and military history. Although the memories of the golden age of sail when clippers traded cargo from the four corners of the world are largely confined to the museums, a couple of tall ships and the restored steam tug Yelta still tie up alongside cruise liners and modern bulk carriers.

If you strike trouble trying to plot a course through this living museum, make a beeline to the well-signed Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre.

Just 3km to the west of the Port, Fort Glanville stands at the most detailed of the chain of fortresses built along the Australian coast in the wake of the Crimean War when there was a genuine fear of invasion by Russia.

Located at Semaphore, which also boasts the Time Ball Tower by which captains set their ships' chronometers by the daily drop of a black ball at precisely 1pm, the fort is open to the public every third Sunday from September to May.

Show me:     •   a list of other towns in the Adelaide Region


|   Last Minute  | Places To Go  | Tours  | Specials  | Accommodation  |

Telephone: 1300 666 787 or + 61 2 8248 2350
©Copyright 2000 - 2008
Australian Online Travel Pty Ltd
ABN 17 105 135 331
Level 8, 30 Makerston St, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia

|  Adelaide Accommodation  |  Adelaide Apartments  |  Adelaide Hotels  |  Adelaide Hotels  |  Adelaide Motels  |  B&B Deals for Valentine's Day  |  B&B Deals for Valentines Day  |  Barossa Valley Accommodation  |  Clare Valley Accommodation  |  Coober Pedy Accommodation  |  Glenelg Accommodation  |  Kangaroo Island Accommodation  |  Mount Gambier Accommodation  |  South Australia Red Hot Hotel Deals  |  Tanunda Accommodation  |  Western and South Australia, Need it....WOW! FREE night offers  
|  Alice Springs Accommodation  |  Ayers Rock Accommodation  |  Darwin / Top End Hotels  |  Darwin / Top End Hotels  |  Darwin Accommodation  |  Darwin Hotels