Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia. It is known as the city of churches and as such has some amazing heritage buildings and areas to visit.

Beautiful beaches, wonderful shopping and easy driving make it a great family destination!

Here is a list of things to see and places to visit whilst spending time here - enjoy.


What's On in Adelaide

More to see and do...


Travelling to South Australia is trouble free and enjoyable!  Enjoy our newly updated airport that is both domestic and international in the same building. Public transport and hire cars are all available right at the door of the airport. 

Adelaide Airport Ltd provides a choice of transport modes to and from the airport.

These include self-drive, hire cars, taxis and limousines.

A public bus service is also available via Adelaide City through to the north/eastern suburbs, with connections to rail and other bus routes.
Phone (08) 8210 1000 or visit


Skylink Airport Shuttle


The shuttle specialises in providing a regular scheduled bus service between Adelaide Airport, Keswick Interstate Railway Terminal and the Adelaide CBD. There are set-downs and pick-ups from most major city hotels. 

Phone +61 8 8332 0528 | Fax +61 8 8364 0711 | | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



We are thrilled to invite you to our home at the world class

Adelaide Convention Centre


Opened in June 1987, the Adelaide Convention Centre was the first purpose-built convention centre in Australia.

Conveniently located on North Terrace, Adelaide it is close to accommodation, shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

The Skylink bus travels regularly between the Adelaide airport and city locations as a convenient way to arrive.


In August 2016 we will be moving into Halls F & G for Festival to take advantage of the magnificent Foyer area overlooking the River Torrens and to be much closer to our Riverbank classrooms.  



We are pleased to advise that we have negotiated AMQ Festival rates at the following hotels that are situated in close proximity to the Adelaide Convention Centre.

These are;

The Playford, 120 North Terrace, Adelaide.


Standard Guestrooms (1 x King Bed)  $165 Room only Only 10 rooms
Playford Guestrooms (1 x King Bed / 2 x Queen Beds*) $185 Room only Only 20 rooms
Deluxe Guestrooms (1 x King Bed) $225 Room only Only 10 rooms
Non North Terrace facing Studio Suite (1 x King Bed)  $265 Room only Only 10 rooms
  • Bookings can be made via phone –  Free Call: 1800 885 888  and you must quote Australian Machine Quilting Festival
  • *Twin rooms must be requested at time of booking and are subject to availability. 

Download brochure here

As a special deal The Playford will also honour these prices for 5 days pre & post Festival dates for those wishing to come early or stay later!

The Stamford Plaza, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide.

Stamford Plaza are offering guests of AMQF a rate of, $185.00 per Superior Room, per night (room only).

  • To receive this negotiated rate, guests will need to advise Reservations that they are attending the Australian Machine Quilting Festival or quote the code (AM2408) at the time of booking. 
  • Guests will also need to provide a valid credit card number in order for their reservation to be confirmed.
  • All bookings will have a 24 hour cancellation policy.
  • To make a booking guests will need to contact our General Reservations department 08 8461 1111
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The web link to book direct online is 

The Oaks Embassy & Horizon, 96 North Terrace, Adelaide.

The Oaks Embassy and The Oaks Horizon are offering guests of AMQF a rate of, $179 per night in a One Bedroom Apartment or $250 per night in a Two Bedroom Apartment

  • Follow the instructions in this flyer to book at discounted rates!
  • The above rates are subject to; a minimum of two nights booking, per apartment booked,  and have a 48 hour cancellation policy.
  •  The above rates may be extended 3 days prior and 3 days post the above event dates to assist should anyone wish to arrive earlier
  • Car parking The Oaks Embassy & Horizon properties is $18 per day for self parking and must be pre booked to confirm availability.

Please note that Festival is open to the public from Thursday evening through to Sunday afternoon at 5pm. However classes will commence 8.00am on Thursday 25th August & conclude at 5.30pm on Sunday 28th August 2016.

Property Room Type Bedding Options Rate per room per night
Oaks Embassy or 1 Bedroom Deluxe apartment or 1 King $179.00
2 Singles
2 Bedroom Deluxe apartment or 1 King & 1 Double $250.00
1 Queen & 2 Single
Oaks Horizons or 1 Bedroom apartment 1 Queen $179.00
2 Bedroom apartment 1 Queen & 1 Double $250.00


(You are welcome to stay anywhere you wish to stay whilst in Adelaide and there are many online avenues to find what is available and their pricing.)