Holidays in Adelaide can be whatever you would like it to be! From a romantic stay to a family holiday with the kids, a business trip or getaway with friends or a backpacking stopover, you will find so many things to spark your interest; you may never want to leave. Adelaide, also known as the City of Churches, is steeped in history, culture and is renowned for its world-class wineries in the Barossa Valley. You can enjoy wonderful dining of every kind, shopping in boutique and designer outlets in Rundle Street Mall with its 600 speciality stores and a range of other attractions that are a must-see.
Visit Victoria Square, the Botanical Gardens or Adelaide Zoo for the day, browse holidays through the Adelaide Gaol Historic Site and Museum or walk the streets of the main city centre where you will find a hive of activity. With markets that run all throughout the week, to art galleries, cafes and restaurants that line the streets and plenty of great places to dance the night away, the main heart of Adelaide has a variety of things to see and do. Jump on the tram from the city centre and ride it to Glenelg where you can spend the day at the beach so you can go surfing, swimming, fishing or boating. Do some sunbaking, go shopping, dine out for lunch along the water’s edge, browse the harbour with its many bars, boutiques and fine luxury boats or sit back and relax in the foreshore parklands with its tree-lined beaches and watch the world go by. Glenelg is a vibrant area of Adelaide that has a beat all of its own and along with Glenelg, you will also find many other suburbs of Adelaide to visit such as Brighton and Henley.
You may also like to take a trip to Victor Harbour where you can see furry penguins, the Whale Centre, ride a steam train, take a tour, shop, dine out or take a horse-drawn carriage ride. Along with Glenelg, you can take a short drive to Hahndorf which is the oldest German settlement in Australia with its German-style buildings and plenty of places to see and things to do. You can join a wine tour to the Barossa Valley for some wine tasting, take a scenic tour through the rolling green hills of the Adelaide Hills, visit the chocolate factory or watch an international game of cricket. From playing a round of golf, to watching the acrobatics of aerodynamic planes fly through the air to the Royal Adelaide Show and many other festivals that pass through Adelaide every year, you will find so many things to fill up your holidays to Adelaide with.
You can play a round of golf on one of the championship golf courses, catch a show at one of the theatres, watch a good game of AFL or base your holiday around one of the festivals that make their way to Adelaide each year. With local gigs, bands and international acts and performers, Adelaide always has someone performing and something the watch no matter what time of year you are visiting. From spending time out on the water where you can dive, fish, surf, swim and kiteboard to enjoying ample shopping and dining treats, famous wineries, touring acts and booking a range of Adelaide accommodation from budget through to luxury accommodation, you can plan the perfect holiday to Adelaide. Find out more about the variety of attractions and activities that you can fill up your days with when you come to Adelaide for your holiday however short it might be.