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Welcome to Adelaide, South Australia

Welcome to Adelaide, a beautiful city with luscious green parklands. Adelaide is located in South Australia, the Festival State.

Adelaide has been voted numerous times in the top 10 of the world’s most liveable cities. While visiting the Adelaide Lions MD 2020 Convention, find out why people love visiting and living in Adelaide.

There are so many amazing places to visit in Adelaide and around the state, including beautiful beaches, wineries, festivals and live music venues, wildlife sanctuaries, shopping precincts and so much more.

Things To See & Do

Adelaide Zoo

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Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo, one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, is home to 2500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish.

Adelaide Oval Roof Climb

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Adelaide Oval Roof Climb

Get ready for an exhilarating adventure across Adelaide Oval’s unique roofline. Take in the sights and marvel at the beauty of Adelaide and its surrounds.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens Walk

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Adelaide Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens are an oasis of beautifully-landscaped gardens, majestic avenues & stunning architecture in the heart of the city.

Monarto Zoo

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Monarto Zoo

Monarto Zoo is the largest open-range zoo in the world and is home to more than 500 animals and 50 exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles.

SA Art Gallery

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The Art Gallery of SA

The Art Gallery of South Australia houses one of Australia’s most stunning art collections with an outstanding collection of 38,000 works.

Adelaide Tree Climb

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Tree Climb

Australia’s first inner-city aerial adventure park built within the natural environment of the Adelaide City Park Lands, featuring 7 courses.

Cleland Wildlife Park

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Cleland Wildlife Park

Cleland is a great place for a picnic or BBQ. Stop and feed the animals, listen to one of the keeper talks, take a leisurely stroll. Only 20 minutes from Adelaide.

Haigh's Chocolates

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Haigh's Chocolate Factory

Haigh’s Chocolates is Australia’s oldest family owned chocolate maker, making chocolate since 1915. Take a factory tour and sample some amazing chocolate.

The Popeye

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Popeye & Paddle Boats

Cruise along the Torrens River, in the heart of Adelaide, in a heritage icon. Enjoy the cruise and see why Adelaide is one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Rundle Mall

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Rundle Mall Shopping

Rundle Mall is the premier Shopping Destination and Meeting Place in Adelaide, South Australia, with over 1000 retail stores and services.

Glenelg Beach

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The Beaches

Glenelg is just one of SA’s beautiful beaches and has the perfect Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers & cool mild winters.

Hahndorf

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Hahndorf

Hahndorf is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement and each year thousands of people enjoy its charm and the hospitality.

Adelaide Gaol

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Adelaide Gaol

The Adelaide Gaol’s history extends from the time of the early settlers right through to today. As one of the two oldest public buildings in Adelaide, the Gaol has much to offer every visitor.

Melba's Chocolate Factory

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Melba's Chocolates Confectionery

Melba’s Chocolates is only 40 minutes from Adelaide, in the picturesque Adelaide Hills. There’s a constant aroma of chocolate and confectionery being made.

Big Rocking Horse

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Big Rocking Horse

The Big Rocking Horse & Toy Factory share the same site at Gumeracha, in the Adelaide Hills. Only 40 minutes from Adelaide. A fun and educational experience not to be missed.

Whispering Wall

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Whispering Wall

The Whispering Wall is the retaining wall of the Barossa Reservoir. It has unique acoustic effects: words whispered at one side can be clearly heard more an 100 metres away on the other side.

Umpherston Sinkhole

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier is a thriving and progressive community featuring many attractions including the Valley Lake & Conservation Park, and the Umpherston Sinkhole.

Pichi Richi Railway

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Port Augusta

So many attractions including fishing, sailing, canoeing, art galleries, parks and gardens. Visit the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens or visit the Tunnel of Time interactive display.

Barossa Valley

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Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is a renowned wine-producing region northeast of Adelaide, in South Australia. Stone cottages, churches and remarkable scenery.

Victor Harbor Tram

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Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor is a coastal town in SA. From the waterfront, horse-drawn trams cross the causeway to Granite Island, home to a wild penguin colony.

Clare Valley

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Clare Valley

Escape to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley and disappear into a weekend of intimate discovery, history, wineries and stunning scenes.

Coorong National Park

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Coorong National Park

It is one of the most breathtaking national parks in Australia. It is ideal for bird watching, photography, follow walking trails, kayak or 4WDriving along the beach tracks.

Port Adelaide

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Port Adelaide

South Australia’s maritime heartland. Evocative seafaring history, waterside heritage area with markets, galleries, cafes, pubs. Book a cruise and visit the dolphins and more.

McLaren Vale

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McLaren Vale

Only a 45 minute drive south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is home to sustainable wine growing, world-class wines and culinary experiences, surrounded by beautiful scenery.

d'Arenberg Cube

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d'Arenberg Cube

Inspired by the complexities and puzzles of wine making. Five levels, carefully designed to entice and excite the senses, featuring a wine sensory room, virtual fermenter, and much more.

Cockle Train Goolwa

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Goolwa

Goolwa is at the mouth of the Murray River on Lake Alexandrina, only 83km south of Adelaide. Visit the historic wharf, try different water sports, ride the Cockle train or simply enjoy the tranquility.

Copper Coast - Wallaroo Marina

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The Copper Coast

The perfect place if you are looking for relaxation, a beautiful white sandy and safe swimming beach, a good fishing or diving spot, or a glimpse at the State’s copper mining days.

Flinders Ranges

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Flinders Ranges

Stargazing, walks and lookouts, picnics, four wheel driving, scenic flights, camel tours and art galleries. So many options to choose from when visiting this region.

Kangaroo Island

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Kangaroo Island

A place of beauty and escape. See sea-lions basking on white beaches, koalas dozing in lofty eucalypts, pelicans soaring over shimmering lagoons and much more.

Port Lincoln

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Port Lincoln

A great city on the Eyre Peninsula; and home to Australia’s largest commercial fishing fleet, diverse aquaculture industry and a seafood lover’s paradise.

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