Adelaide is a gateway to the beautiful South Australian Wine Country, with a bustling inner city culture. There are so many things to do, like day trips to the Adelaide Hills, or exploring the many restaurants and bars, it’s a true foodies paradise. Stroll down Peel street or take in Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
What to see and do:
The Adelaide Hills
With the Adelaide Hills just a 20 minute drive from the city, you simply must explore its rolling fields and tranquil atmosphere. Some of Australia’s best vineyards can be found in the area, and the region hosts the annual Crush festival in January and Winter Reds festival in Late July. The Hills also houses some fantastic luxury getaway destinations and heaps of things to do. You can summit Mt Lofty, Cuddle a Koala at the sanctuary, or visit the historic German town of Hahndorf.
Adelaide Central Market
This buzzing hub in the heart of Adelaide is a quintessential experience for any Adelaide local. You’ll find Asian street food, and fresh South Australian Produce. You can even take a guided tour which will take you through the market’s history and direct you to the best of the stalls.
Penfolds Magil Estate
Sample the best of this heritage Australian wine paired with fine dining and fantastic views, and explore the underground tunnels below. Sip Penfold’s signature wines while taking in the historic vineyards, and the lights of Adelaide city in the distance. You can also opt for casual dining at the Magil Estate Kitchen or take a tour to learn about the Vineyard, which is home to the prized Penfolds Grange.
How to get there:
Fly in from Australian Capital Cities, or if you are travelling from the Northern Territory, catch The Ghan railway.