I have finished my Journalism degree at the University of South Australia. I'm currently a freelance writer living in Adelaide.
Published February 19th 2013
Adelaide has never been associated with the romance of Venice.
The driest state in Australia, it would take a lot of rain in order to create the same Venice canals which divide the Italian city. Yet many will be surprised to learn that you can take a Gondola ride down the River Torrens, thanks to company Adelaide Gondola.
For the hopeless romantic couples, a group of four or a party of six, Adelaideans can now experience the romance of Venice.
[ADVERT]The cost is $110 for a 40 minute ride or $135 for a one hour journey, for up to four people. Additional passengers cost $20.
Adelaide Gondola has become one of the most romantic settings for marriage proposals, weddings, anniversaries, or the perfect end to an Elder Park concert. Gliding across the placid Torrens River, while sipping on some of Adelaide's finest wine, was like something out of a fairytale.
This experience is not limited to the River Torrens. Adelaide Gondola can also be transported to anywhere within a day's drive of Adelaide. These locations may include West Lakes, Goolwa, Mannum and Murray Bridge.
Before booking an expensive trip to Venice, consider that the romantic experience you may be searching for is right on your front doorstep.