Adelaide: Best Things to Do

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Adelaide is a coastal city in Australia

Famous destinations here are Victoria Square, D'Arenberg, and Elder Park

South Australia Museum in downtown city

Adelaide is also a heaven for shopaholics at the South Australian Museum and Australia the Gift

Restaurant Orana and Sean's Kitchen for food hunters

Also, you can stay at iStay Precinct Adelaide while you are in the city

 

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SIGHTSEEING

Victoria Square, a beautiful green place in the city. Also, known as Tarntanyangga. The central square of 5 public squares in Adelaide, designed by the founder of Adelaide, Colonel William Light. It's the best place to watch people and crowds.

Victoria Square Adelaide

Large green space accented by gum trees & a fountain, with a promenade & seasonal outdoor events

Address : Grote St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

DOWNTOWN

South Australian Museum is a natural history museum in Adelaide. It's built in 1856. Really old but this place is still stunning. A great place to explore cultural and aboriginal artifacts. Also, you will be amazed by its famous dinosaur skeletons and giant squid.

South Australian Museum

The 5-floor building is devoted to natural history artifacts & exploration of Aboriginal culture

Address : North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

SHOPPING

Northside Souvenirs, a big store located in downtown city. Offering local souvenirs including Aboriginal souvenirs like sheepskin, kangaroo skin, and lambskin. Australia the Gift is another recommended place to get beautiful souvenirs. It has a huge collection at cheap prices.

Northside Souvenirs

A gift shop in Adelaide, Australia

Address : 28/16-28 Research Rd, Pooraka SA 5095, Australia

Australia the Gift

A great souvenir store in Adelaide, Australia

Address : 6A Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

FOOD & DRINK

Adelaide is famous for Kitchener Bun. It is a doughnut with no hole and filled by jam and cream. You can get it at many bakeries or cafes in the city. Also, don't miss Beerenberg Farm jars and pie floater too. Adelaide is also famous for the finest wine in all Australia.

CULTURE

Most people in Adelaide speak English. But, some citizens speak different languages when they are at home, like Italian, Mandarin, Greek, Vietnamese, and Cantonese. For the English language, there are many slang words spoken in the city, especially by younger people. But, the city is so tolerant of various cultures or religions. So, it is a peaceful destination to explore.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Adelaide is from March to May and September to November. It's during the fall and spring. It's when the weather is just right to come.

HOTEL

iStay Precinct Adelaide, a simple and comfortable hotel, located 10-minutes walk from renowned Central Market and 3 km from Adelaide Zoo. It's located in downtown Adelaide. But, if you prefer staying in a relaxed area, you can stay at Adelaide Luxury Beach House. Surrounded by a calm atmosphere and sandy beach. Also, close to seafood restaurants and boutiques.

iStay Precinct Adelaide

This modern apartment property in an industrial-chic building is a 10-minute walk from the renowned Central Market and 3 km from Adelaide Zoo

Address : 185 Morphett St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Adelaide Luxury Beach House

This posh, 3-story, beachfront home is 11 km from the Adelaide Central Business District

Address : 163 Esplanade, Henley Beach SA 5022, Australia

RESTAURANT

Restaurant Orana, a modern wooden Australian restaurant with Australian music and aboriginal artworks. Offering delicious Australian cuisines and tasty wine pairings too. You can also go to Sean's Kitchen. A cool restaurant, serving delicious oysters to burgers with good prices and big portions.

Restaurant Orana

Upscale Modern Australian tasting menu in an elegant, intimate restaurant with timber styling

Address : 1/285 Rundle St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Sean's Kitchen

All-day gourmet bistro food from oysters to burgers, in a light, ample space with a vaulted ceiling

Address : North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

CAFE

Café Troppo, a cozy cafe for having breakfast or brunch. It's a seasonal cafe with delicious foods and drinks. Don't forget to try its Chilli Eggs. Another cafe to go to is Elementary Coffee. It's a warm cafe with wonderful cuisines and coffee. It's famous for roasting their own coffee beans and also their yummy roasts.

Café Troppo

Hip, airy cafe with an eco-friendly ethos, for simple, seasonal food and occasional music evenings

Address : 42 Whitmore Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Elementary Coffee

A warm cafe with wonderful cuisines and coffee

Address : 9-17 Young St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Electric Circus is a nightclub with local and international DJs. Providing dance space and good music. It also has great cocktails to offer. Another place to spend your night is Proof Bar. A cozy bar, serving a huge collection of cocktail, wine, gin, and espresso martini.

Electric Circus

Industrial-chic nightclub with local and international DJs playing everything from R&B to techno

Address : 17 Crippen Pl, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Proof Bar

A night bar in Adelaide, Australia

Address : 9 Anster St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

INTERESTING PLACE

Adelaide Botanic Garden is a green garden with a beautiful setting. It has cool-designed greenhouses and rare plants in the area. Also, visit the Art Gallery of South Australia. It is The national gallery famous for its visual arts. It's the second-largest state art collection in Australia with almost 45,000 works.

Adelaide Botanic Garden

Verdant, 125-acre garden with rare plants like the Wollemi pine, plus statuary, greenhouses & cafes

Address : North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

19th-century gallery housing diverse collections with Australian art and important indigenous works

Address : North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Hallett Cove Conservation Park is a coastal park located in the suburb of Hallett Cove on the coast of Gulf St Vincent. It's an amazing geological site and so recommended to be captured. Also, come to Elder Park. A public open space with its famous rotunda from 1882 standing in the area. Don't forget to take some pictures. Then, explore the lake with paddleboats.

Hallett Cove Conservation Park

Coastal park featuring interpretive boardwalks amid Ice Age glacial pavements, plus a rocky beach

Address : Unnamed Road, Hallett Cove SA 5158, Australia

Elder Park

Urban park with an iconic rotunda erected in 1882, plus walking trails & a lake with paddleboats

Address : King William Rd, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia