Host City

Fifth International Conference on Block and Sublevel Caving

30 August – 1 September 2022 | Hilton Adelaide, South Australia

Welcome to our host city: Adelaide, South Australia

The ACG is excited to host Caving 2022 in the capital city of South Australia, Adelaide. Adelaide is a vibrant city which offers visitors world class facilities, and a wide range of experiences in and around the area.

A number of recent redevelopments in the city centre provide a walkable hub of conference venues, accommodation, retail precinct and entertainment. Adelaide boasts one of the fastest airport to city transfers at just 10 minutes, and is ranked as one of the most affordable and best value cities for visitors.

Things to do in and around Adelaide

  • Wine tasting in Barossa Valley
  • Explore the outback in the Flinders Ranges
  • Swim with Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln
  • Enjoy a luxury escape on Kangaroo Island
  • Do a gourmet tour of the Adelaide Central fresh food market
  • See the Murray River aboard a private houseboat
  • Be transported back in time with a visit to Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, Handorf
  • Experience the breathtaking panoramic views from the Mount Lofty summit

For full information on making the most of your visit to Adelaide, see

Getting around in Adelaide


From Melbourne drive to Adelaide in just under eight hours, or take the scenic route along the Great Ocean Road into South Australia. From Sydney, a trip is about 14 hours drive time.


Rodney Hocking, OZ Minerals, Principal Sponsor of Caving 2022 on the host city.


Adelaide is easily accessible from all Australian airports by all major domestic airlines. Flight times from:

  • Melbourne is less than one hour 
  • Sydney is just one hour and 10 minutes
  • Brisbane is just one hour and forty five minutes
  • Perth is just under two hours

View our airlines access page for routes, arilines and more information.


Great Southern Rail offers three interstate travel options to Adelaide: The Overland from Melbourne; The Ghan between Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin; and The Indian Pacific which runs between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.


Choose from trains, trams and buses with Adelaide Metro.

The Adelaide Metro Visitor Pass includes unlimited travel for three consecutive days as well as a visitor pack with maps and travel guides. 

Explore with the free City Connector Loop-Bus which runs frequently until about 6pm each day and Fridays until 9pm seven days a weeks and stops include the South Australia Museum, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Rundle Street (East End), Adelaide Central Market, Hindley Street precinct, UniSA and Adelaide University. There is also a free connector service to North Adelaide.

A tram ride through the city’s centre is free and will take you between the South Terrace tram stop and the Entertainment Centre at Hindmarsh.

Stay on the Glenelg-bound tram (fee applies) and you’ll be at Adelaide’s premier beach in about 30 minutes. The tram stops along Jetty Road (travel along Jetty Road is free) and terminates at the beach.

To and from Adelaide Airport is easy with the JetExpress or JetBus services.


Get around the city easily with a taxi or Uber. You can be dropped off to and from the Adelaide Airport with both services.


Enjoy a customised experience with one of Adelaide’s many private tour guideschauffeurs or other transport options.Take the stress out of travel and indulge in the personalised service and learn from the extensive knowledge of locals.


There are numerous hire car companies that can help get you on the road. See the full list here.

For more information, visit