Things To Do
For more information on South Australia please visit www.southaustralia.com
Adelaide Sightseeing is South Australia’s largest day tour operator, please visit adelaidesightseeing.com.au/tour-schedules for available tour dates and times
Whilst in Adelaide, why not check out the many events South Australia has to offer, including:
Bay to Birdwood, Adelaide Hills
Classic Car Rally, featuring classic vehicles from 1956 – 1977 travelling from the beach to the National Motor Museum in Birdwood.
4th – 7th October
Semaphore Music Festival
Showcasing South Australian and interstate live music acts in the historic seaside village of Semaphore.
4th – 13th October
Kangaroo Island Art Feast
An annual celebration of the Island’s art, food and wine, held at venues island-wide
5th – 6th October
The festival includes oysters from Smoky Bay and Denial Bay, wine, entertainment, live music and competitions.
Additionally, you may wish to experience South Australia’s heritage and natural beauty through:
Visit Cleland Wildlife Park
Get up close and personal with kangaroo’s, wallabies and emu’s in South Australia’s Cleland Wildlife Park located 20 minutes from Adelaide City Centre.
South Australian Museum
As a recognised global leader in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research, the South Australian Museum offers a premier collection of works including South Australian Biodiversity Gallery, Pacific Cultures Gallery and the Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery. The Museum is located on North Terrace in the City’s CBD.
Visit Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island (KI) is described as a pristine wilderness which is surrounded by fertile lands and rich waters; producing some of Australia’s finest gourmet foods. The island has a 509km coastline, with a distance of 155km from the East to West coast. KI offers pristine beaches, local wines and a variety of wildlife including kangaroos, sea lions, fur seals, koalas and platypuses.
Visit Victor Harbour
Victor Harbour offers a variety of attractions, for short day trips or overnight stays; offering day trips to Granite Island, home of the fairy penguin; Urimbirra Wildlife Park, Horse drawn Tram, South Australian Whale Centre and Penguin Centre.
Take a day trip to Hahndorf
Hahndorf is classified as Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement and is located a 20 minute drive up the freeway in the Adelaide Hills. Over 100 year old elm and plane trees line the main street, offering a variety of eateries, souvenir and gift shops, clothing and leather goods and craft outlets and galleries, including two pubs offering authentic German fare.
Spend a few days in the Flinders Ranges and Outback
The Flinders Ranges is a beautifully rugged 540 million year old landscape offering a glimpse into the Australian outback. Admire the Wangarra Lookout and Hills Homestead, visit Old Wilpena Station, a working station for 135 years, take the Moralana Scenic Drive and explore the Sacred Canyon.