Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, is home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.
Visit a number of areas that are usually inaccessible and learn about the heritage and significance of Adelaide Oval. Expert volunteer guides share captivating tales of the history of the venue, the sporting greats who have competed here and the Oval’s iconic status in SA.Tours depart at 10am, 11am and 2pm from Monday to Sunday, with an additional 1pm tour available on Saturday and Sunday. Prices: Adults $25 | Concession $20 | Child (5-15 years) $15
Be led along the impressive curved roofline of Adelaide Oval’s Western Stand by an experienced RoofClimb Leader before navigating your way across a narrow bridge to the southern Riverbank Stand. Take in the sights and marvel at the beauty of Adelaide and its surrounds.
The Gallery’s collection comprises almost 45,000 works of art and design, featuring an extensive Australian collection – including works by Aboriginal and South Australian artists – contemporary art, and European and Asian collections.
In the heart of the city but another world away … Take time out to explore the beauty and diversity of plants from across Australia and around the world. Spend an hour or spend the day among the 50 hectares of magnificently maintained gardens and stunning architecture. Relax in the shade or enjoy a coffee among some of Australia’s finest plant collections.
With over 70 traders under one roof, the Adelaide Central Market is one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere, buzzing with life and colour all year round.
Cleland is a great place to bring a picnic or have a barbecue and spend the whole day. If you don’t have that much time, we suggest allowing at least two hours to explore the park.
This will give you enough time to stop and feed the animals, listen to one of our keeper talks, and stroll at a leisurely pace. Cleland is just 20 minutes from the Adelaide city centre.
Here in Glenelg we have so much to offer and there is plenty to keep the whole family amused such as; fishing charters, sailing, beach volleyball and activities, walking trails, bike hire, the famous Dolphin swim or watch or even a twilight cruise, reserves, play grounds, BBQ areas, lots of history and an amusement centre. Once you come here you won’t want to leave, so book your ticket and come and see what Glenelg has to offer.
Hahndorf is a small town in South Australia. Settled by 19th-century Lutheran migrants, it’s known for its original German-style architecture and artisanal food. The Hahndorf Academy is home to the German Migration Museum, tracing local history. North of town, the Cedars houses the studio and art of German-born landscape painter Sir Hans Heysen. There is no street in the world that has as many artisans in its main street as Hahndorf. The artisan producers make everything from jams, sauces at Beerenberg Farm to chocolates, leatherwork, handmade knives, candles, soap, shoes, jewellery, local arts and crafts, to cheese from Udder Delights. Throughout the Adelaide Hills an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables is grown and can be purchased locally. Produces also make olive oil, ciders and authentic German breads and cakes. Stock up at a roadside stall or farm gate, visit a farmers market or drop into one of the many providores in the region.
Join us for a free guided viewing tour to learn the history of Haigh’s and how we make premium quality chocolate from cocoa beans sourced from plantations around the world. See our team of confectioners using artisan skills to create and hand finish our delicious range of chocolates. Enjoy special chocolate tastings during the tour and complimentary tea and coffee at the end of the tour. We ask that you telephone (08) 8372 7070 to inquire about availability and remind that bookings are essential to avoid disappointment.
Ride from the summit of Mount Lofty on mountain bikes all the way down to Adelaide, though stunning native bush, and enjoy a visit to Cleland Wildlife Park along the way. Spot koalas in their native environment and see kangaroos and emus during the ride. We will also explore trails by bike which have only just been opened to cyclists. It’s downhill all the way.
The Port River is home to approximately 30 Bottlenose Dolphins and are regularly sighted as we cruise along this historic river. Join us on one of our promotional Dolphin Cruises which operate most Sundays and Public Holidays.
The South Australian Museum has been committed to making Australia’s natural and cultural heritage accessible, engaging and fun for over 150 years. It is a place where families can learn and grow together. Today the Museum is one of the most visited museums in Australia and holds collections of national and international significance. It is a leader in remote and regional community engagement, and in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research.
Australia’s oldest Aboriginal-owned and managed multi-arts centre. Tandanya is the Kaurna (pron. Garna) word for ‘place of the Red Kangaroo’. The Kaurna people are the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide Plains. Tandanya’s name reflects the organisation’s ongoing commitment to honour and respect the traditional owners and custodians for this country. Tandanya is a visionary and vibrant place for all to experience contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural expressions through the visual and performing arts. Tandanya enjoys a national and international reputation for innovation and excellence in visual arts programming, featuring emerging and established artists from around the country and overseas.
Barossa Valley is one of the most beautiful wine regions in Australia, with rolling vineyards, high-profile wineries, and quaint towns and villages. Picturesque stone cottages are studded around the landscape, and the collection of Lutheran churches hark back to the 19th century, when a wave of German settlers descended on the area. Our Barossa Valley Tours take in all of this and more. As well as indulging in the incredible scenery, you can sample some of the best food and wine in the whole of Australia.
Spirit of the Coorong Adventure Cruise is the ultimate 6 hour cruise experience, which goes deep into the Coorong National Park and includes 2 guided walks. Transport from Adelaide CBD (selected pick up points only) is available for this cruise.
Highlights include: An important South Australian landmark in Rapid Bay; A guided walk through Deep Creek Conservation Park. The largest remaining block of wildlife habitat on the Fleurieu Peninsula; Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch besides some local kangaroos and bird-life before visiting the historic seaside town of Victor Harbor where you will discover some of the local Indigenous heritage, early settlement and whaling history; Enjoy some great photo opportunities of Encounter Bay, the Bluff and Granite Island; Then wind down with a glass of wine and gourmet cheese platter and at local winery.
See the highlights of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination, Kangaroo Island. From Remarkable Rocks to playful fur seals, SeaLink guides will take you to the Kangaroo Island’s natural highlights. This is simply the best 1 Day Kangaroo Island tour available.
Perfectly located 45 minutes south of Adelaide and just past the edge of suburbia you will discover a land of wealth, health and happiness called McLaren Vale! A place where you can keep to the beat of your own drum and desires with old vines, award winning wines, the freshest of produce, mouth watering restaurants and stunning beaches! All that you could ever need now and forever is in the Vale! Come and enjoy!
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