Adelaide Tourist Guide

Adelaide Tourist Guide - Destination Overview
  • Location: South Australia,Australia -
  • Longitude: 34°55?44.4?S
  • Latitude: 138°36?3.6?E
  • Nearest Airport: Adelaide Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Adelaide Airport
  • How to reach: The Adelaide metropolitan area has two commercial Airports, Adelaide and Parafield. Adelaide Airport, in Adelaide's western suburbs, serves in excess of 7.0 million passengers annually.The dual international/domestic terminal named T1 incorporates glass aero bridges and has the ability to cater for the Airbus A380.Adelaide forms a strategic transport hub for east-west and north-south routes. The city itself has a metropolitan-wide public transport system, which is managed by and known as the Adelaide Metro.

Adelaide Tourist Guide :- A sublime destination for holistic rejuvenation

Located along Australia’s southern coast, and embracing the thriving population of over  1.29 million, the city of Adelaide lies between the Mount Lofty ranges and the Gulf St. Vincent. Bordered by Gawler in the north and Sellicks Beach at the south end, it has been named after Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen who was King William IV’s queen consort. Situated at the central point of the wine producing regions of Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale; it is the fifth largest city of Australia, and allures thousands of domestic and international tourists and visitors every year. Enveloping the majestic architecture, rich historical heritages, lavishly embellished public parks and gardens, and the well planned roads and streets; it deserves to be the capital city of South Australia.

Planning the tour for Adelaide

Whether you are a leisure lover, honeymooner, historian, adventure tourist, or a lover of natural beauty; Adelaide can satiate all your desires fully. The features and facilities of boutique shopping, swimming in the sandy beaches, participating in the fabulous events and festivals, reveling amidst the thriving nightlife, tasting varieties of wines, sipping at the gorgeous café strips, and so on can render you an array of opportunities to enjoy the tour. However, it is of utmost significance to properly plan the tour and prioritize the tourist attractions in order to reap optimum rejuvenation and revitalization from the tour.

Fascinating Tourist Attraction in Adelaide

Attracting the tourists from across the globe, the city of Adelaide is impregnated with numerous natural and manmade tourist attractions. Truly speaking, it is quite difficult to list down all the tourist attractions in Adelaide, however; the following hot spots top the list of attractions.

  • Adelaide Hills: At a distance of about 20 minute drive from the central part of the city of Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills are known for their historic values. Offering a spectacular view of the Adelaide CBD, Adelaide Plains, Metropolitan Area, and Glenelg etc; the Adelaide Hills immensely fascinate the tourists and locals alike. The cheaper restaurants and cafes at the Mt. Lofty summit, highly escalate the popularity of Adelaide hills and make it an ideal spot for tourists.


  • Fleurieu Peninsula: Known for the splendid beaches best suitable for fishing, swimming and walking trails; the Fleurieu Peninsula is one of the highly frequented tourist spots in the whole of Australia. It is a wine region, and the wine lovers can have a great time along with the other activities.

  • Kangaroo Island: At about a distance of 16 kilometers from Fleurieu Peninsula, lies the marvelous Kangaroo Island. It is one of the largest islands on the mainland of Australia, and it can be reached by air, fairy or vehicle.


  • Adelaide Zoo: Several rare species can be seen in the Adelaide Zoo. It is the only place in Australia where the giant pandas can be seen.

  • Hahndorf: Short drive from CBD can take you to Hahndorf, a German settlement. The chocolate factory and the Beerenberg Strawberry Farm are very much appreciated by the tourists. At the Beerenberg Strawberry Farm, you can pick and eat the berries at quite reasonable prices. Also, the small stores here tremendously attract the tourists to buy various things.

  • Adelaide Arcade and Rundle Mall: If you love shopping, it would be a matter of great thrills to visit the Adelaide Arcade and Rundle Mall. Offering a variety of items, these places are highly frequented by the tourists and locals. Also, there are several restaurants and cafes here, and the people can dine along with a lot of fun and enjoyment.


  • Glenelg: located at the bank of Holdfast Bay, it is one of the oldest European settlements in Australia. The Jetty, Amusement Parks, beaches, museums, and the hotels and restaurants; all make it a fascinating destination for tourists.

  • Port Adelaide: The harbor town of Port Adelaide houses several historical buildings. If you desire to enjoy the boat cruises, it would prove to be one of the best places in Australia. Also, one can very much enjoy watching the dolphins.
  • Art Gallery of South Australia: Close to the University of Adelaide, the Art Gallery of South Australia houses a large collection of the finest arts of Australia. Also, it offers various activities.


  • Adelaide Botanic Garden: On the way from North Terrace to East Terrace, one can see an old building that houses  the Adelaide Botanic Garden. It embraces several botanical specimens. It is close to the Adelaide Zoo, and certainly a must see place.


  • Game Room Essentials: If you are fond of gaming, the Game Room Essentials would render you immense joy and thrills. Packed with arcade machines and pinballs, it is one of the most visited attractions in Adelaide.

Among other major attractions, the Cleland Wild Park, State Library of South Australia, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Himeji Garden, Adelaide Oval, and Waterfall Gully etc are very much visited by the tourists.

Geographical Coordinates

Adelaide is situated at the height of 65 m from the sea level. Its latitude is 34°55′59″ S, and the longitude is 138°35′59″ E, and it has the hot Mediterranean climate.

Arriving in Adelaide

At the distance of about 7 kilometers from the city center, the Adelaide International Airport serves as the arrival point to Adelaide. One can find the public JetBus every 15 minutes just outside the airport. From here, it would be quite convenient to move in any part of Adelaide. Besides the regular services of Skyling Adelaide, also buses, taxis and private cars are available to visit the different tourist destinations in and around Adelaide.

Adelaide Itinerary

  • Day 01

Visit to the Adelaide city, Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide Arcade and Rundle Malls, Museums, State Library etc.

  • Day 02

Adelaide Hills, Mount Lofty, Cleland Wildlife Sancturay, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

  • Day 03

Glenleg: exploring the historical places; swimming, surfing and enjoying water sports in the beaches; walk along the jetty, tram riding and Gouger Street gourmet would be the fascinating features.

  • Day 04

Barossa Wine Tour: Tasting the wine, picking one’s own berries at the farm, dine with wine along with a lot of fun would be main attractions.

  • Day 05

Adelaide Oval, Royal Adelaide Zoo, Magill Road arts and architecture, and the Adelaide Night Life would be the chief features.

  • Day 06

Port Adelaide: shopping, River Cruise, National Railway Museum, Maritime Museum, Aviation Museum, and Kayak Tour would be the arch attractions.

  • Day 07

Kangaroo Island: Surfing, swimming, horse riding, fishing, scuba diving, visiting the wildlife and exploring the natural beauty would be main attractions