A city of contrasts, Adelaide truly offers something for every explorer. Boasting a vibrant contemporary culture, an interesting history, a pleasant Mediterranean climate and a plethora of natural attractions on the doorstep, Adelaide is the ideal break for city slickers and scenery seekers alike.
Home to over 1800 animals, Adelaide Zoo is a must-see city attraction for families and nature lovers. Get up close with around 300 species of wildlife and meet Adelaide's famous giant pandas, Wang Wang and Funi.
Located on North Terrace in the heart of Adelaide's renowned cultural quarter, the Art Gallery of South Australia houses an incredible collection of Australian and international works, all within one of Adelaide's most magnificent buildings.
Next to the Art Gallery on North Terrace, the South Australian Museum is one of the most visited museums in Australia. It's home to a number of fascinating collections and exhibits, which change on a regular basis.
A haven in the centre of the city, Adelaide Botanic Garden is home to a diverse range of stunning flora and fauna, from avenues of ancient native trees to mysterious and exotic nocturnal flowers.
Less than half an hour from Adelaide city centre, a variety of beaches lie waiting to be explored. 12 kilometres from the city, Glenelg is Adelaide's most popular beach destination, with its year-round sunny climate, historical trams and buzzing beachside feel.
Just a short drive from the city, the Adelaide Hills is a picturesque region of rolling countryside, dotted with charming villages and natural attractions aplenty.
Numerous vineyards and cellar doors lie within easy reach of Adelaide, including renowned wine regions such as Adelaide Plains, the Barossa, Clare Valley, the Fleurieu Peninsula and the Limestone Coast. Hire a car in Adelaide to explore South Australia's most stunning countryside.
Around 15 kilometres east of the city centre, Mount Lofty is the highest point in the Mount Lofty Ranges and the perfect place to snap a panoramic view of Adelaide and the surrounding countryside.
Located in the Adelaide Hills, Cleland Conservation Park is a favourite Adelaide attraction. Many native animals call this area of open bushland home, including koalas, kangaroos, emus and wallabies.