Looking for things to see and do during your visit to the fabulous South Australian capital?
Here are ten top Adelaide tours and guided experiences that you should definitely consider. They will show you the vest best of the city and the surrounding region.
1. Adelaide Morning City Tour
Travel in air-conditioned comfort and see the majority of Adelaide’s key sights on this comprehensive morning city tour by coach. 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.
2. 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.
3. Adelaide Food and Street Art Walking 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 a plethora of hip new street food outlets. This Adelaide food and street art walking tour offers guests the chance to sample a diverse range of sweet and savoury bites, and hear commentary on the colourful murals that adorn walls across the inner city.
4. Cleland Wildlife Park Experience
Take a walk on the wild side and engage with some of Australia’s most unique and curious wildlife on this day tour from Adelaide! Cleland Wildlife Park is nestled within the beautiful Cleland Conservation Park just 30 minutes from from the city centre.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Victor Harbor and McLaren Vale Tour
Experience Adelaide’s holiday playground — the magical Fleurieu Peninsula. See its vineyards and wineries, the seaside resort town of Victor Harbor, and the historic port of Goolwa at the mouth of the mighty Murray River.
8. 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.
9. Adelaide to Melbourne Tour (3 days)
For those travelling through southern Australia and looking for fun and adventure, this 3 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Tour, via the Grampians and the Great Ocean Road, is a chance to travel with a lively crew and explore the magnificent natural attractions of this part of the country. The tour includes accommodation, meals, activities and national park entry fees.
10. 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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