Guide to Adelaide
The bustling city of Adelaide is brimming with events that excite, restaurants that inspire and beaches that make you feel at ease. What’s more, Adelaide sits right at the foot of three incredible wine regions that produce both world-renowned and under-the-radar wines. So when you visit, make sure you leave enough time to experience the city and explore its stunning surrounds.
Photo: Adelaide, Australia
Top Things to do in Adelaide:
Take in the views with RoofClimb
Head to the Adelaide Oval and embark on an adventure as you scale the roof of this iconic structure. Your reward? Unparalleled 360-degree views of Adelaide, from the coastline to the hills and beyond. Book an epic experience with RoofClimb.
Taste the fresh flavours of the region
A must-visit for foodies, explore the laneways of the Adelaide Central Market to find fruit, vegetables, cheese, seafood, international dishes and unique ingredients. Learn more about Adelaide’s most famous market.
Go wine tasting
South Australia is the country’s wine capital, and many of its best wineries are just a short drive from Adelaide. Discover the best locations for mouth-watering wines, lazy long lunches and bucket list cellar door experiences.
Photo: Vineyards in Australia
Shop Adelaide's best precincts
From beachside boutiques to a pedestrian-only retail street, Adelaide’s shopping scene packs a punch. Seek out the city’s distinct style and take home a souvenir you’ll wear again and again. Here’s your guide to shopping in Adelaide.
Hit the beach
Adelaide’s beaches boast more than sand and surf. Think beachfront bars, outstretched jetties and grassy picnic paddocks. The best part? These stunning stretches of sand are just minutes from the city. Check out the best beaches in Adelaide.
Seek out a hidden gem
Just when you think you know Adelaide, there’s something new to experience. Sunken ships, American-style bars and secret Japanese gardens are just the beginning. Check out these hidden gems and get to know Adelaide like a local.
Kayak the River Torrens
Embark on a gentle glide along the River Torrens as your guide explains the history and significance of the river and its surroundings. Book a half-day experience with Earth Adventure to see the city from this unique perspective.
Photo: Kayaking in Ausralia
Embrace the art and culture scene
The world’s largest display of Aboriginal artefacts, a futuristic exhibit and a collection of more than 38,000 artworks – this and more is just waiting to be discovered in Adelaide’s art scene. See it all for yourself.
Meet the animals at Adelaide Zoo
Home to 2,500 animals, Adelaide Zoo is all-day entertainment for all ages, with experiences like getting up close with tree kangaroos and koala meet and greets. Book a memorable encounter and discover what makes Australia’s animals so unique.
Adelaide is a great city for outdoor adventure. Mountain hikes, beachside cycling and wildlife-filled conservation parks mean there’s always a reason to embrace the outdoors. Browse a selection of experiences with PureSA.
Stroll the botanic gardens
Located in the heart of the city, the Adelaide Botanic Garden is a peaceful oasis. Wander through native and exotic plants (as well as a fascinating botanic museum) for the ultimate city escape. Check out what’s on at the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Photo: Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide