Destination - Adelaide

Adelaide


Adelaide is the "perfect host city" and is "ready to be uncorked"...so says Lonely Planet which named the South Australian capital as one of the top 10 must visit cities for 2014.

The city centre is surrounded by parklands and is a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, parklands, cafes and restaurants. Adelaide is easy to get around with rolling hills to the east and beaches to the west.

Please visit the following websites for more information on Adelaide and South Australia:

http://www.southaustralia.com/about-south-australia.aspx
http://www.australia.com/explore/cities/adelaide.aspx 
http://www.adelaidetourism.com/


Getting Around


Adelaide's public transport system is serviced by Buses, Trains and Trams. Visit Adelaide Metro for Timetables and more information.

https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/ 

Download a map of Adelaide CBD.


Attractions


Head for the hills

Take a day trip to Hahndorf, one of the Adelaide Hills’ most famous towns. It’s Australia’s oldest surviving settlement and has a strong German heritage. Stop at nearby Cleland Wildlife Park to feed kangaroos and hold a koala.

Hit the beach

Relax on a beautiful beach. Catch a tram from Adelaide to Glenelg for some fun in the sun. Enjoy al fresco dining on Jetty Road or Holdfast Marina.

Go fishing on the Eyre Peninsula. Feast on oysters, lobsters and abalone. Dive in and swim with wildlife. Enjoy the antics of sea lions and the thrill of great white sharks.

Visit our National Landscapes

Admire nature on Kangaroo Island. Visit Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch – these rock formations are incredible! See native animals thriving in the wild, like seals at Seal Bay. Explore stunning beaches and desert dunes.

See rock art, fossils and spectacular landscapes in the Flinders Ranges. Get a bird’s eye view of Wilpena Pound on a scenic flight.

Head down the coast

Stop by the seaside town of Victor Harbor. Cross the causeway on a horse-drawn tram and see little penguins on Granite Island. Visit the South Australian Whale Centre or board the Cockle Train for a steam train ride.

Holiday on the Murray River, an Australian icon. Hire a houseboat and see the water up close. Drop a line and go fishing. Visit Coorong National Park at the Murray River’s mouth. It’s a sanctuary for birds and fish.

 

Adelaide Oval

The redeveloped Adelaide Oval offers a unique blend of new and old, carefully integrating the latest in stadium design with famous features such as the heritage scoreboard, century-old Moreton Bay Fig trees, the grassed northern mound and more. These elements form an embedded museum, with integrated points of interest and historical features bringing the whole stadium to life. 

 The Adelaide Oval Tours take you behind the scenes to the inner workings of this iconic ground. You will be guided through the stadium by our expert volunteer guides whose passion for the oval is infectious and their stories captivating.

 

Taste South Australia

Adelaide Oval Tours
The redeveloped Adelaide Oval offers a unique blend of new and old, carefully integrating the latest in stadium design with famous features such as the heritage scoreboard, century-old Moreton Bay Fig trees, the grassed northern mound and more. These elements form an embedded museum, with integrated points of interest and historical features bringing the whole stadium to life.
The Adelaide Oval Tours take you behind the scenes to the inner workings of this iconic ground. You will be guided through the stadium by our expert volunteer guides whose passion for the oval is infectious and their stories captivating.

Try some wine. Adelaide has more than 200 cellar doors on its doorstep. Explore the Barossa Valley, Australia's most famous wine region. Drink the world's best Riesling in the Clare Valley.

Catch your breath in our beautiful parks and gardens. Adelaide Botanic Garden is a haven in the heart of the city.