SA Destinations and Accommodation

Excel Network Rent a Car is a wholly South Australian owned and operated family business.

Excel Network Rent a Car can assist you in planning your holiday or business trip. Adelaide has a range of accommodation ranging from International Hotels, to family Holiday Units, to budget Back-Packer’s hostels.

Adelaide is centrally located and only a short drive from exciting tourist destinations. The clean, white, sandy suburban beaches are perfect for a dip on a warm summer’s day – or just take a stroll and soak in the atmosphere.

We are the fifth largest city in Australia with a population of 1.3 million people. The State was founded on 28th December 1836 and is approximately 1,827 square kilometres in size. One of Adelaide’s founding fathers, Colonel William Light designed the city and chose its location next to the beautiful River Torrens. Adelaide is set out on a grid layout interspaced by boulevards and large public squares, and entirely surrounded by Parklands.

Adelaide today, is known for its many festivals, sporting events, food and wine and long beachfronts. Adelaide has been listed as the most liveable city in Australia in 2011, 2012 and 2013. It is home to the Adelaide Crows, Port Power, Adelaide Thunderbirds and Adelaide Lightning.

During the Summer months you can expect an average daily temperature of 29 degrees, Autumn ranges between 19 to 26 degrees, Winter 8 to 16 degrees and Spring 19 to 25 degrees.

There are many attractions in Adelaide namely the Adelaide Zoo, Art Gallery of South Australia, Botanical Gardens,South Australian Museum,St Peters Cathedral, Ayres House Museum, Adelaide Central Market,Adelaide Gaol, The Popeye, National Wine Centreand many more…

Car Rentals on Kangaroo Island

To help make your trip easier, Excel Network Rent A Car can have a vehicle ready for you to take to Kangaroo Island. Now you don’t have to cross your fingers and hope you will be able to rent a car on Kangaroo Island, take one of ours with you.

Unlike most other hire car companies, we allow our vehicles to travel on the Sealink Ferry to Kangaroo Island. The island is Australia’s third largest island after Tasmania and Melville Island. It is located 112 kilometres south west of Adelaide. There is a population of approximately 4500 people and it seems the saying goes “The Best thing about it – is being there”. Known by most as KI, you can not mistake the beauty the island has to offer. Arriving in Penneshaw you have multiple options, Admirals Arch, Vivonne Bay, Remarkable Rocks, Kelly Hill Caves, KI Lavender Farm and plenty more.

The Adelaide Hills are apart of the Mount Lofty Ranges, barely 30 minutes East from the City. One of the must sees is Iconic Hahndorf. This is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement and the home of well known artist Hans Heysen. There is also the National Motor Museum in Birdwood, Big Rocking Horse in Gumeracha, The Chocolate Factory and and Cheese Wrights in Woodside, Lobethal Bierhaus, Cleland Wildlife Park, Mount Lofty Summit, Mount Lofty House, Bridgewater Mill and many more….

South Australia’s renowned wine producing regions are within an hour’s drive of the city. The picturesque Barossa Valley region is home to Orlando Jacob’s Creek, historic Seppeltsfield, the legendary Peter Lehmann Wines and scores of boutique wineries. Fine wine and food with a German influence will satisfy any traveller.

The Barossa Valley is located approximately 70 kilometres north of Adelaide and is World Famous for their Food and Wines. It is home to Maggie Beer, Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Jacobs Creek, Henschke, Kaesler, Peter Lehman, Saltram, Seppeltsfield, Burge Family Wine, Chateau Tanunda and the list goes on and on. Why not check out Barossa Helicopters and take a 10 minute flight over the Valley for $69.

20 mins from the City heading North West you will find yourself in historic Port Adelaide. On offer is the Port River Dolphin Cruise, Kayaking around the Port River taking in the sights of Shipwrecks, South Australian Maritime Museum and National Railway & Aviation Museums.

Drive 80 kilometres south and you will find yourself on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Points of interest are Ganite Island, Greenhills Adventure Park, Deep Creek Conservation Park, Goolwa – The Murray Mouth, South Australian Whale Centre, The Bluff, The Horse Drawn Tram, Steam Ranger and once again many many more… Why not stop at McLaren Vale on the way to taste some of their local produce.

Our customers have recommended the following places to stay…



Barossa Valley

Kangaroo Island

Flinders Ranges