Most top Adelaide tours focus on food and wine. A guided tour of the Adelaide Central Market is an inexpensive way to connect with the region’s gourmet food scene. It would be unthinkable to come to Adelaide and not do a wine tour. Choose from the world-famous Barossa Valley, Hahndorf, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley and the Adelaide Hills.
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Ten top Adelaide tours & experiences
Looking for things to see and do during your visit to Adelaide?
Here are ten top Adelaide tours and experiences to consider.
Adelaide Morning City Tour
Travel in air-conditioned comfort and see the majority of Adelaide’s key sights on this comprehensive morning city tour. A stop at a chocolate factory for a tour and tasting is included. Enjoy the live commentary from your knowledgable local guide along the way.
Adelaide Central Market Tour
This morning tour is the perfect introduction to Adelaide’s gourmet food scene. Enjoy a delicious light breakfast at one of the Central Market’s iconic stalls, then enjoy a guided walk through the market. Shop for irresistible fresh produce and gourmet delights that reflect Adelaide’s multicultural character and passion for great food.
Adelaide Food and Street Art Tour
Street art may be the bugbear of many a local authority, but Adelaide has embraced it in an effort to revitalise the city’s no-go zones. That’s brought with it an explosion of hip street food outlets. Enjoy a unique mix of culinary delights and eclectic street art on these Adelaide food and street art tours. Taste a diverse range of sweet and savoury snacks, and enjoy your guide’s commentary on the street art that adorns walls across the inner-city.
Adelaide is renowned as a foodie’s haven and you’ll start this tasty tour by immersing yourself in the Central Market. Enjoy lots of delicious delights, before heading off to Rundle Mall on the chocolate and coffee trail. Learn about chocolate making from the city’s top purveyors, and enjoy the work of the best local baristas.
Cafe Cruise By Bike Tour
No matter where you are in Adelaide, you’re within a few minutes of a great coffee — if you know where to look. Join this leisurely bike tour of the CBD and let a local guide you to the best brews. This tour takes in some of Adelaide’s best known cafes, but also a few hidden gems to keep things interesting!
Barossa Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
The Barossa in South Australia continues to reign as arguably Australia’s best-known wine-producing region. It’s home to many of the biggest names in the industry but also a myriad of boutique cellar doors and gourmet food producers. This small group wine tour from Adelaide lets you pick and choose what you see, depending on your interests. This is a fabulous day out — and one where you’re treated as an individual, rather than just another passenger.
Adelaide Gaol Ghost Tour
Prepare to be scared silly as you brave a visit after dark to Australia’s longest continuously operating gaol. Learn about the death of Governor Ashton who was thrown from a window, and why Sister Mary MacKillop ended up on the gallows. With no less than 45 hangings, it’s no wonder this 147 year-old building has a scary story or two to share.
Hills, Vines and Wines by Mountain Bike
Enjoy a fabulous day exploring the vineyards of South Australia by bike. Transfers from central Adelaide to the McLaren Vale wine region are included. You’ll be provided with a good quality mountain bike and a helmet if you don’t have your own. Stop at vineyards at your leisure, before being transferred back to town.
Coorong Cruise from Goolwa
Protected from the Southern Ocean by a seemingly wafer-thin peninsula, the Coorong National Park freshwater ecosystem stretches for about 130km along the South Australian coast. This fabulous day cruise will immerse you in the extraordinary natural beauty of the region — the setting for the famous Australian film Storm Boy.
Kangaroo Island Walking Tour (5 Days)
Many of Australia’s most iconic landscapes are located well off the beaten track, which makes walking one of the best ways to experience them. This five-day walking tour of spectacular Kangaroo Island in South Australia offers multiple opportunities to truly immerse yourself in the island’s diverse natural beauty. Hike through many of Kangaroo Island’s most stunning areas, before returning each evening to your comfortable accommodation for a hearty meal prepared by your guides.
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