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29 Reasons Why Adelaide is a Great Place to Visit

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Adelaide punches above its weight compared to the well known Australian city destinations of Sydney, Melbourne and tropical Brisbane. 

Check out 29 reasons why Adelaide is a #aussiemustgo destination.

Zebras at Monarto Safari Park, Adelaide, South Australia @zoossa
Zebras at Monarto Safari Park, Adelaide, South Australia @zoossa
  1. Want a dose of culture then Adelaide’s North Terrace delivers in spades. 
  2. You are intrigued by the mystery of the remote outback, that’s Adelaide’s backyard with The Ghan train, ride the rails from Adelaide to tropical Darwin in the Northern Territory.
  3. Alice Springs and the magical Wilpena Pound (Flinders Ranges National Park) are easily accessible, a half day away and you’re immersed in the Australian native eucalyptus forest.
  4. Foodie holiday makers have two major wine districts and the joy of the farm to plate food joy in the Adelaide Hills.
  5. Embark on an ‘African safari’ only an hour from central Adelaide, MONARTO SAFARI PARK.
  1. Go shopping, stroll past iconic brands in Rundle Mall.
  2. Go high, higher and hike Mount Lofty for summit lookout views of Adelaide.
  3. Walk through native forest in Cleland National Park a mere 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD.
  4. Explore Adelaide Zoo, with a powerful record of breeding endangered species and the second oldest zoo in Australia.
  5. Garden lovers have Adelaide Botanic Gardens for an impromptu picnic.

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Rundle Mall, a favourite city selfie spot, Adelaide, South Australia
Rundle Mall, a favourite city selfie spot, Adelaide


Ruby The Koala at Cleland Wildlife Park, South Australia @clelandwildlifepark
Ruby The Koala at Cleland Wildlife Park, South Australia @clelandwildlifepark
  1. Kids want to feed a kangaroo then Cleland Wildlife Park is the place to be.
  2. Need a snack, fruit or simply a chance to sample artisan goodies then visit Adelaide Central Markets.
  3. Spent time with your camera ready to snap the street art festooned on walls and buildings.
  4. Escape room devotees have the Adelaide Gaol, a truly authentic locked in adventure.
  5. Enjoy a leisurely river donut cruise on the Torrens River.


TOP Activities in Adelaide – Book now, pay later!

  1. Read the stories of Adelaide Gaol as you view the goal cells of Adelaide Gaol.
  2. Join a wine tour of the Barossa valley.
  3. Consider a day trip to the Clare valley and cycle through vineyards and historic villages.
  4. Discover the Museum of Economic Botany, an intact Victorian masterpiece. We promise you will be amazed by the stunning interior.
  5. Check out the Adelaide Fringe Festival dates and make sure you book well in advance.

Book a Wine Tour

The Barossa Valley @sitchu.adelaide
The Barossa Valley @sitchu.adelaide
The oldest vines in Barossa valley, date back to 1843, South Australia @wineenthusiast
The oldest vines in Barossa valley, date back to 1843, South Australia @wineenthusiast
  1. Grab a free ride past Adelaide’s key tourist attractions on the Adelaide Free Connector bus.
  2. Need a leg up, join a ballooning tour in the Barossa valley.
  3. Grab the opportunity to visit the unique, specialised Australian Arid Garden in Port Augusta. South Australia is the driest state in a dry country.
  4. The lure of the outlook is temptingly close to Adelaide, cruise the Stuart Highway and find South Australia’s northernmost town, the extraordinary Coober Pedy. The RED CENTRE beckons.
  5. Romance is in the air as you dine at the historic Utopia, Waterfall Gully.
  1. Adelaide is an ideal location for your outback adventure. Dig your toes in the remote interior of Australia with an overnight stay in Ikara Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound.
  2. Petrol heads will be intrigued by the idea of visiting the nearby Birdwood National Motor Museum. Check out Adelaide Hills 49 reasons to explore out of South Australia’s top destinations.
  3. Kangaroo Island, a mere 45 minute ferry ride from Adelaide is a must see with wildlife, extraordinary sculptured rock formations from Admirals Arch to the Remarkable Rocks. There are even boutique wineries to sip and savour.
  4. Adelaide is a place less travelled. Make sure you join the elite crowd and find out what visitors are missing out.
Charger towing a caravan, National Motor Museum, Birdwood, Adelaide, South Australia @nationalmotormuseumau
Charger towing a caravan, National Motor Museum, Birdwood, Adelaide, South Australia @nationalmotormuseumau



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