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Adelaide may be small, but its legacy is huge

As one of Australia’s most iconic wine regions, it’s unsurprising that this city puts quality over quantity. The River Torrens offers relaxed river cruises or paddle boats for hire - a great way to see this exciting city. Rundle Mall has great shopping available and the Adelaide Central Markets are perfect for picking up some artisan treats. The South Australian Museum is a popular destination offering exhibits and experiences dedicated to Australia’s natural history and culture. Don’t forget to check out the Art Gallery of South Australia with its extensive collection of local and international art.

What you'll need

A visa (unless you’re an Aus or NZ citizen) and a passport valid for 6 months+

Best time to go

February and March during the transition from Summer to Autumn

Travel tip

Stock up on bottled water when you arrive as Adelaide’s tap water can taste unpleasant

Essentials to pack

A mix of warm and cold weather clothes to account for the temperamental weather

Top sights

From its its vibrant market culture to the tranquil botanical gardens, Adelaide’s top locations will leave you wanting to extend your stay!

1North Terrace
2Adelaide Botanic Garden
3Art Gallery of South Australia
4South Australian Museum
5State Library of South Australia
6Adelaide Central Market
7Glenelg
8Adelaide Zoo
9Victoria Square
10Port Adelaide