South Australia's capital is found on the Torrens River and the eastern shores of Gulf St Vincent. Adelaide is also regarded as Australia's wine capital as it is surrounded by vineyards and within close proximity to the renowned Barossa Valley. In addition to famed wine and fresh produce, Adelaide is also a city of festivals including the popular Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe and WOMADelaide.
Adelaide cruises dock at Port Adelaide, located 13km northwest of the city centre.
Sights to See
Get a feel for Adelaide's culture by heading to the city's main drag, the Rundle Mall. Here you can browse boutiques, grab a coffee and marvel at the street's entertainers. From there, take a tram or light rail to the historic beachside suburb of Glenelg. Here you can walk along the famous jetty, swim the pristine beaches or try your hand at sailing, golf or scuba diving. Take a tour of Adelaide…
What's for Lunch
With fresh produce and wine so readily available, Adelaide's cafés and restaurants are famed for their gourmet and organic offerings. For something unique, head to the nearby German settlement of Hahndorf where you can tour the chocolate factory, pick your own strawberries at the Beerenberg Strawberry Farm and enjoy a casual barbeque in the park.
If you see only one thing...
Enjoy a day at Adelaide's surrounding wine regions including the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley or McLaren Vale.