Visiting Adelaide

(Adelaide, South Australia - SA, Australia)

The state capital, Adelaide is an important and extremely historic city in South Australia and has long been one of the country's most appealing tourist destinations.

Visited every year by thousands of travellers, the city of Adelaide is known for its glorious beaches and coastline, old buildings, rich culture and galleries, and bustling shopping districts. The weather in this part of Australia is particularly mild and is responsible for creating an extremely green and diverse city, with the charm and character resembling a large country town.

Visiting Adelaide: Places to Visit

  • Guided walking tours around the area
  • Adelaide coach tours, travelling to a number of nearby towns and vineyards
  • Adelaide cruises, departing from a number of points on the scenic Torrens River and Fisherman's Wharf
  • The Rodney Fox Shark Experience in Adelaide's resort of Glenelg, with information about attacks by Australian sharks
  • Adelaide Entertainment Centre, hosting many seasonal concerts and festivals
  • SkyCity Adelaide Casino, one of the region's biggest casinos
  • Semaphore, a seaside resort with many beautiful sandy beaches and attractions
  • Chelsea Cinema, along Kensington Road
  • Opal Mine, in the heart of Adelaide, offering a range of mined opals and minerals
  • Port Noarlunga, a coastal district with many notable walking trails and scuba diving spots
  • Adelaide Town Hall, located along King William Street
  • Old Adelaide Gaol, dating back to the latter part of the 19th century
  • Parliament House, an important landmark in the centre of Adelaide
  • Ayers Historic House, a large mansion with grand architecture
  • Beehive Corner Building, one of Adelaide's most eye-catching historic buildings
  • Carrick Hill House, a magnificent stately home
  • Grange House, once home of Captain Charles Sturt, a well-known local pioneer
  • Magistrates Court, a striking building known for its sandstone architecture
  • State Library of South Australia, housing millions of important documents and local artefacts
  • Torrens Lake, a big expanse of water offering a range of boat trips
  • Victoria Square, known for its impressive statue of English monarch Queen Victoria
  • Beaches, with a range of sandy beaches offering places to swim, sunbathes, snorkel, dive and surf

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