When visiting South Australia, you want to find all the fun things to do in Adelaide to make the most of your trip. Deciding which fun things to do in Adelaide though, can be hard. Try our suggestions to decide on the must-see Adelaide attractions for you.
Adelaide and South Australia is known for wine, so if you’re a wine drinker, you’re in for a treat. The Barossa Valley is a quick drive out of Adelaide’s CBD, but it can feel like a whole world apart. In the valley you’ll find seemingly endless rows of grapevines and various wines and wine varietals. Relax with a glass of wine and a cheese plate and indulge in the finer things in life.
Adelaide is full of history, but nothing quite compares to the small town of Hahndorf. The town is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement and is full of history and historic elements. Explore the classic architecture, ancestry, and folklore of the land. Learn about the history of the German settlers and the indigenous people to connect with the story of Australia. Enjoy local food, drink, and shopping and take in the sights of small-town South Australia.
Go to the Zoo
The Adelaide Zoo is home to thousands of animals of hundreds of species and is one of the most fun things to do in Adelaide for the family. Every day there are shows to watch including tiger and penguin feedings! The zoo is a great attraction for Adelaide visitors of all ages. If you’re visiting Adelaide from far away, the zoo is a great chance to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s beloved wildlife.
Float Along the Murray
The Murray River is Australia’s most iconic river and floating along the waters is an experience like no other. Along the river you can spy native animals as well as plants and stunning rock formations along the side of the river. Join a cruise for an afternoon or book a few nights on a boat to get a fuller experience. Of all the fun things to do in Adelaide or even Australia, the Murray River is unique.
Take in Some Art
The Art Gallery of South Australia is full of interested, eye-catching, astounding artwork that no art lover should miss on their trip to Adelaide. The gallery features a range of exhibitions that work in various media—from traditional paint on canvas to impressive three-dimensional pieces you can walk through to experience. The gallery features artists from all over the world, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. If you want to add a touch of culture and wonder to your Adelaide trip, the Art Gallery of South Australia is for you.