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Things To Do In Adelaide

Never one to shy away from inventive ways to get your kicks and have an enlightening experience, you're prepared to discover new territory like the expert traveller you are. It's not challenging to fill your days, because Expedia can connect you with tons of things to do. Book your activities today, and all that's left to do is pack your trunk and prepare to have fun!

  • Book your favourite adventures on Expedia for a great price, and you will still have money for a fancy hotel or decadent dinner while you are travelling. The activities in Adelaide are not only perfect for you, but they won't break the bank. We have 88 things to do here, and you can make them yours starting at £14.
  • Adelaide is a favourite among sightseers suchlike yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for their next holiday to Adelaide to learn about local history and culture and participate in the best activities. The most booked activities can grab the enthusiasm of even well-versed globetrotters, and one look at our list explains why. Our activities includes an impressive array of culturally themed excursions and excitement. From once in a lifetime opportunities like a Adelaide Lamborghini Joyride Experience to impressive ways to take a walk on the water side like the Murray River Cruise & Day Tour with Lunch, there are tons of opportunities to choose from when you browse the top-quality tours and excursions here at Expedia.

Our activities are the ideal way to organise your trip. You'll need a little planning to make the most of a trip to Adelaide, particularly when you wish to schedule in lots of exciting activities. And we realise you're someone who likes to get out and about遥ou're ready to get out and play. You're thrilled to sign up for the top activities around, and an afternoon walking through charming neighbourhoods is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Book guided tours on Expedia, and you may find all that you are seeking and more.

Things to Do in Adelaide

Known as the ‘City of Churches’, Adelaide has a wealth of stunning buildings, a beautiful centre and a rich culture. Explore the city’s vibrant live music scene, its lively nightlife and its great restaurants. Learn more about Adelaide’s past in the city’s many excellent museums and galleries or head to the local beach to enjoy Australian coastal life. For a true Adelaide experience, pick up some tickets for a game at the famous Oval and spend a relaxing day at the cricket.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Adelaide

CBD – Surrounded by parkland and waterways, central Adelaide is one of Australia’s most picturesque CBDs. Shop for bargains in the city’s Central Markets or in the Rundle Mall, learn about local culture and history in the area’s museums or relax in one of the many parks that ring the CBD.

Glenelg Beach – One of the closest beaches to central Adelaide, Glenelg is a fantastic destination for anyone looking to escape the heat of the city. Go diving, snorkelling or swimming, walk along the pretty coastal promenade or enjoy an al fresco meal in one of Glenelg’s many eateries.

North Adelaide – Located to the north of the Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide is a leafy district with a great choice of green spaces and leisure facilities. As well as the Oval, North Adelaide boasts a golf course, acres of parkland and several play areas and walking routes. Many of the district’s pubs and restaurants are heritage listed, giving you a great excuse to explore as many as possible during your stay.

Cleland Conservation Park – Just a short drive from Adelaide’s CBD you’ll find the Cleland Conservation Park. Home to koalas, wombats, kangaroos and a selection of reptiles, the park is a great place to get close to nature and learn more about Adelaide’s habitat.

Things to See in Adelaide

One of the most famous sights in Adelaide is the city’s historic Oval. Established in 1871, the ground is an important part of city life and a must see during your stay in Adelaide. Another prominent cultural institution in the city is the Art Gallery of South Australia. Founded in 1881, the gallery is home to a huge collection of works from Australia and around the world. Other sights in Adelaide include Rundle Mall, the first pedestrianized mall in Australia, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Victoria Square and Adelaide Gaol.

Things to Do in Adelaide

From shopping and dining to swimming and cycling, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy in and around Adelaide. Indulge in a little retail therapy in Rundle Mall or the Central Markets, learn about the city’s origins in the Migration Museum or Adelaide Gaol, take in a game at the Oval or relax in one of the picturesque parks that surround the city. Adelaide is also home to a number of zoos and conservation projects, giving you plenty of opportunities to get close to nature during your stay.

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