Open daily 10am - 3pm (weather permitting
Closed if forecast 36+)
Cost $20pp, $30 couple, Under 16 years free.
(No charge for model ship Gallery at Info Centre).
Bookings not required (except for large club groups, which can book for anytime).
Lots of free parking
Adults with young children are responsible for their supervision, to ensure their safety, and for the comfort of other visitors.
Daily tours 10am - 3pm
Open Public Holidays (except Christmas Day)
2.30pm last entry into ship. Please note : stairs into ship
No tours if forecast is 36 degrees+
CLIPPER SHIP CITY OF ADELAIDE
Dock 2, Honey St, Port Adelaide (extension of Ocean Steamers Rd)
The world's oldest surviving composite clipper ship
Mary Douglas Barneveld (nee Coles) later Horn, and her 2 daughters joined the City of Adelaide in Gravesend, London on 1st June and arrived in Adelaide on the 19th August 1871.
Mary wrote a diary of the 1871 voyage of the City of Adelaide. A copy of one page of the scanned version is below and a transcript of the diary is available.
Mary Douglas Coles
Mary's daughters Mary Ellen Barneveld and Edith Jane Barneveld, taken in Adelaide about 1873.