Adelaide attractions things to do & see on holiday.
Proudly acknowledged as one of the best planned cities in the world, Adelaide has truly matured as a city worth exploring. With an ongoing list of things to see and do and with a wide range of exclusive deals from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA, your Adelaide holiday could be even better than you expected.
Your Adelaide holiday can easily be filled with the sights of the city, great dining and premier shopping. Give your pocketbook a workout at Rundle Mall and historic Regent and Adelaide Arcades; The Parade in Norwood; King William Rd in Hyde Park, and Magil Rd in Stepney. Stroll through beautiful city parks, or one of the weekly markets; visit artsy Hindley St; National Wine Centre; Haigh's Chocolates, Australia's oldest chocolate maker; Adelaide Zoo; the Adelaide Oval; the South Australian Brewing Company; wander about Port Adelaide, or take in one of the many festivals that grace the city.
The East End is the essence of Adelaide's nightlife and Hindley St offers an interesting mix of funky bars and student pubs that feature 'happy hour'. Treat your taste buds to a visit down trendy strips such as Gouger St, or Melbourne and O'Connell Streets north of the river, for a dynamic range of restaurants, cafes and bistros offering the best in international and modern Australian fare. Your Adelaide holiday can also be filled with great entertainment as the city prides itself on its live music scene; theaters include Her Majesty's Theater, Lion Theater & Bar, Odean Theater, Elder Hall, Governor Hindmarsh Hotel and the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, but pubs are also great venues for taking in a show.
Spend your holiday wandering about the tree-lined streets of North Adelaide where you can admire the area's rich history seen in 19th century mansions and worker's cottages. History and culture buffs should also visit Old Parliament House and the State Library of South Australia; South Australian Museum; Tandanya National Aboriginal Culture Institute; North Terrace; Historic Adelaide Gaol; the Migration Museum; the Ship's Graveyard around Port Adelaide and Garden Island; Ayers House; R.M. Williams Outback Heritage Museum, and architect Edmund Wright's house.
You're holiday to Adelaide would not be complete without a visit to the stunning South Australian coast. West-facing Glenelg beach on Holdfast Bay is known for excellent swimming conditions, fishing and sailing and Jetty Rd offers both a wide range of retail options and some of the areas best cafes and restaurants. If you are looking to venture further from city, the Adelaide Hills are close at hand and offer the Cleland Wildlife Park and the Belair National Park as well as historic villages, gardens, museums, galleries and increasingly popular gourmet food products and boutique wineries.
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Families on a budget who are looking for a fun getaway should browse through all DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Adelaide Holiday Packages, as the extra package discount means less money is spent on airfares and accommodation, and more on enjoying what Adelaide has to offer. Admire over 1300 native and exotic animals at the Adelaide Zoo, perhaps after splashing about on the River Torrens in a paddleboat. The young and young-at-heart will enjoy checking out the Adelaide Museum, which is close by to many great accommodation options bookable through an Adelaide Family Package. For a delicious treat, enjoy a free tour of the famous Haigh's chocolate factory, and relax with a picnic in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Port Adelaide, a short drive from the Adelaide CBD is home to the Seahorse Farm, National Railway Museum and Maritime museum, and dolphins can often be spotted playing in the mouth of the Port River. Adelaide really is a family-friendly town, and the extra package discount on Adelaide Holiday Packages means that you can really enjoy exploring it.
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Groups of young friends and backpackers can take advantage of the easy-to-compare and easy-to-book Adelaide Holiday Packages available online, and start planning their action-packed SA getaway. Adelaide city, although smaller than its eastern-states cousins, has an amazingly strong music and entertainment scene. A schooner of the locally-brewed Coopers can be enjoyed anywhere, but Grace Emily on Waymouth St and Exeter on Rundle St are regarded as the best drinking holes in the city by those in the know, and are close by to great accommodation options bookable online. For some extreme adventures, check out waterskiing and jet-boating on the Murray River, or, if surfing is your religion, have the opportunity to surf with Southern Right Whales on the coast. Adelaide is always buzzing, and you can use the money you have saved on flights and accommodation to really enjoy it.
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Adelaide Holiday Packages available online give you access to exclusive discounted rates on both flights and accommodation, which means more money in your back pocket. Why not treat yourself to dinner in one of Adelaide's many acclaimed fine dining restaurants? Adelaide is known Australia-wide for having some of the best food and wine produce around, and with the money you have saved on your holiday booking, you can afford to enjoy it. Hutt St, just south of the CBD is Adelaide's dining epicentre, with up-market restaurants and distinctive turn-of-the-century architecture, whilst the fish caf?s and Chinatown district of Gouger St is the epicureans delight. If you have booked a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Adelaide Holiday Package with self-contained central accommodation, you absolutely must stock up on delicious fresh produce at the Adelaide Central Market- an incredible bazaar of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, baked goods, gourmet cheese and much, much more. After a delicious SA-style feast, feed your brain with a visit to the Art Gallery of South Australia or the Jam Factory artists studio on North Terrace.
Sports-lovers and history buffs know that the Adelaide Oval is one of the most revered and significant sporting sites in Australia's history, and by booking a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Adelaide Sport Package, they can enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime cricketing dream holiday, without the hassle of juggling flights and accommodation. If this sounds like you, browse through the available packages and choose one with convenient central accommodation, so you won't miss any of the action. Framed by St Peter's Cathedral and grand Morton Bay fig trees, the Adelaide Oval is regarded as one of the most picturesque test cricket grounds in the world. Enjoy a tour of the oval, and get a photo with a statue of the late, great Sir Donald Bradman. This Australian icon, the greatest cricketer ever to live, spent hundreds of hours at the oval during his lifetime, and true enthusiasts can pore over memorabilia in the Oval's Bradman Collection Museum.
Few things say romance and relaxation like a beachside getaway, so if you and your significant other are due for some quality time, browse through DISCOVER AUSTRALIA'S great range of Adelaide Holiday Packages, and choose one with luxurious beachside accommodation. Enjoy lazy sun-soaked days and twilight beachside walks, and enjoy being able to treat your loved one to a romantic dinner with the extra package discount you have saved on the booking. The Adelaide coastline stretches all the way from Sellicks Beach to the Le Fevre Peninsula, and includes the popular towns of Glenelg and Christies Beach, both of which have private accommodation bookable with an Adelaide Holiday Package. Wander along Jetty Rd in Glenelg and pop into a caf? for a leisurely lunch, or simply relax on the beach and watch the world go by.
Some of the best wine in Australia comes from Adelaide and the surrounding areas, and many companies offer wine tasting tours. If you consider yourself something of a wine connoisseur, book your exclusive Adelaide Wine Package online, and enjoy tasting your way through the Barossa Valley region of SA. This wine region is known for its luscious, fruity reds, as well as its strong German heritage- meander through pretty villages of stone cottages and traditional bakeries between tastings. With a wide range of excellent accommodation options bookable with a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA holiday package and as Adelaide is only 90 minutes away, you can easily enjoy taking day-trips out to the valley, or perhaps book into a cosy B&B in the valley itself.
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