1834 Blog

Welcome to our blog page – here you’ll find our suggestions for accommodation, travel destinations, bars and restaurants, and wedding and conference venues. We’ll also post information on travel regions and special offers, as well as activities and events in South Australia. It’s a work in progress, so please check back here regularly to see what’s new and keep up to date!

 

The Iconic Pelican Man

Author: Brooke Hendry, Fourth Hen Creative  John Ayliffe, also known as the Pelican Man, would undoubtedly be the most photographed individual in Kangaroo Island, and for good reason too!  John will delight you with his witty and informative banter in this extraordinary 20-30 minute show.  All while feeding the wild pelicans and other sea birds that […] read more

Mildura Easter Powersports Show & Shine

The Mildura Easter Powersports weekend kicks off in City Heart on Good Friday for the Mildura City Heart/ Johnson’s Trucks Show and Shine showcasing the best of Mildura Powersports with Motocross bikes, Drag Racers, Speedway Cars, Ski Race Boats and Muscle Cars all on display, plus the Holden versus Ford stunt show. Feel the engines roar […] read more

Top 5 Adelaide Fringe Shows

Before you know it, the Adelaide Fringe will be over for another year and while we know it can be hard to choose among the many spectacular shows on offer, we’ve decided to share with you our tops picks for this year’s Fringe. So, before it’s too late, grab your tickets and make a night […] read more

Royal Croquet Club

With a new location, bigger and better than Adelaide has ever seen before, the Royal Croquet Club is drawing massive crowds this Mad March. During this year’s Fringe Festival get along to Pinky Flat along the River Torrens Riverbank and see what all the fuss is about! The Royal Croquet Club has an impressive line-up […] read more

Adelaide Fringe Festival

It’s almost that time of year again, the best time of year to visit Adelaide we mean. For 31 magical days and nights the Adelaide Fringe Festival will completely take over Adelaide, surrounding suburbs and even some regional areas of South Australia. This year’s event will kick off on 17 February and run until 19 […] read more

Visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop

Maggie Beer is a self-taught cook, author and food producer, and is one of Australia’s most loved cooks. A must-do when visiting South Australia is a day trip to the Barossa Valley, and more specifically a visit to Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop in Nuriootpa where visitors can stock up on their favourite Maggie Beer products and […] read more

1834 Hotels Managers' Conference 2017

Each year 1834 Hotels hosts their Managers’ Conference to bring all of their property General Managers and Head Office staff together to review the year that was and prepare for the year ahead. On Tuesday 10th January, staff made their way from across several states to gather at the Clare Country Club in South Australia’s […] read more

Santos Tour Down Under pedals into Adelaide

If you’re visiting Adelaide or surrounding towns of South Australia over the next week you’re bound to get wound up in the Santos Tour Down Under excitement. The Santos Tour Down Under kicks off the cycling year in exhilarating style and is the biggest cycling race in the southern hemisphere. Running over nine days, the event brings top […] read more

Dinosaurs Alive at Adelaide Zoo

It’s an event 65 million years in the making. From Boxing Day, Adelaide Zoo is travelling back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Dinosaurs Alive will give budding paleontologists the opportunity to walk alongside seven life-size and life-like roaring, snarling and moving animatronic dinosaurs. Ever wanted to measure up to a T. Rex, […] read more

Mad March in Adelaide

Each year the city of Adelaide comes alive with a number of events taking place during the weeks from mid-February to late-March. This time of year is commonly referred to as ‘Mad March’ in South Australia. The diversity is astounding and ranges from travelling theatre shows performing to small groups in a beautiful garden setting, to loud and […] read more
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