Things to Do
So many choices
Taste the best of Adelaide at the Adelaide Central Market, Coopers Brewery and Penfolds Magill Estate. Indulge in Haigh's Chocolates. Check out the action at the Santos Tour Down Under cycling event in January. The Adelaide Fringe festival, WOMADelaide and Clipsal 500 V8 supercar race are all in March. You can watch cricket at the world famous Adelaide Oval.
Watch or swim with dolphins in Glenelg. Visit the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere, Wang Wang and Funi, at the Adelaide Zoo.
Head for the hills
Take a day trip to Hahndorf, the Adelaide Hills’ most famous town, with an interesting German history. Stop at nearby Cleland Wildlife Park to feed kangaroos and hold a koala.
Hit the beach
Catch a tram from Adelaide to Glenelg to relax on the beach or swim with dolphins. Enjoy al fresco dining on Jetty Road or at Holdfast Marina. Go fishing on the Eyre Peninsula. Feast on oysters, lobsters and abalone. Swim with sea lions or tuna. Thrill seekers can cage dive with great white sharks!
Visit our National Landscapes
Kangaroo Island is unique. Visit Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch; breathtaking rock formations! See kangaroos, koalas and echidnas in the wild. Walk with sea lions at Seal Bay. Explore stunning beaches. Surf down massive desert dunes.
See rock art, fossils and spectacular landscapes in the Flinders Ranges. Take a scenic flight over the ancient and amazing Wilpena Pound. Find the rare yellow-footed rock wallaby
Head down the coast
Victor Harbor is a treasured seaside destination. Go whale watching. Cross the causeway on a horse-drawn tram. See little penguins on Granite Island. Visit the South Australian Whale Centre. Ride the steam-powered Cockle Train to Goolwa.
Hire a houseboat and see the majestic Murray River up close. Take a day cruise through the Coorong National Park. It’s a stunning bird and fish sanctuary.
Taste South Australia
Adelaide is surrounded by more than 200 cellar doors. Explore the Barossa, Australia's most famous wine region. Drink the world’s best Riesling in the Clare Valley.
Catch your breath in our beautiful parks and gardens. Adelaide Botanic Garden is an oasis in the city.
Visit the Regions’ pages to discover more things to see and do in South Australia.
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Things to do
Here are some great ideas for you to try while you’re in the area.
There are plenty of events on in South Australia. Here are some ideas you might like.