Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills...these are just some of the fabulous places that non-locals immediately think of when Adelaide comes up in conversation. It’s no secret that we at RedBalloon love sampling the very best wines in this glorious city, but did you know that there’s even more things to do in Adelaide? You’d be forgiven if you thought that Adelaide attractions are limited to its definitive wine regions. After all, we’re talking about some of the best wines in the world! But contrary to this, there’s so much more to do and see in this fun-filled city. From hippo encounters at the Adelaide Zoo, night photography for beginners, to abseiling in the Adelaide Hills, there are so many fun things to do in Adelaide that have nothing to do with wine! This underestimated city is bursting with culture and tantalising flavours from all around the world. Sure there are countless Adelaide tourist attractions to enjoy, but there are also incredible products and services to explore as well.
Whether a local or visitor and wondering about what to do in Adelaide, why not go on a flavour adventure like a Thai cooking class in the famous Adelaide Hills? How exotic! Or perhaps mix it up with fun Adelaide activities like a bike ride through the wineries? If you’ve got a few days up your sleeve, then you may want to squeeze in a few different Adelaide tourist attractions - perfect way to get a real feel of the city with so much on offer. Have a penchant for fresh crunchy bread and flaky pastries? Then you can’t go past RedBalloon’s Central Market Breakfast Tour. We’re talking incredible artisan baked goods, with multiple, delectable gourmet treats to sample along the way. What a fabulous way to start the day! If you’re a coffee buff, then you’ll appreciate the brew available during this two and a half hour tour as well.
Things to do in Adelaide on the weekend?
If you happen to be passing through Adelaide over the weekend, there are plenty of places to visit in Adelaide. While you’re here, take advantage of RedBalloon’s weekend experiences like high tea with Champagne, the craft beer discovery tour or the infamous Chocolatiers walking tour - absolutely to-die-for flavours, with plenty of delicious treats to take back home to family and friends. Adelaide tourist attractions include beautiful historic buildings, dotted across the city. Stumble across them as you discover Adelaide for yourself, or book a tour or two through RedBalloon’s fabulous experiences like the ultimate private high tea in the luxurious Kings Chamber at Thorngrove Manor or extend your stay with in a luxurious room at the Mount Lofty House in Adelaide Hills overlooking the Piccadilly Valley.
Things to do in Adelaide with kids?
On a lookout for things to do in Adelaide with kids? Then you can rest assured that there’s plenty to do thanks to RedBalloon. Lose yourself in the Adelaide Zoo and go behind the scenes with a panda encounter, or explore the open seas on a four hour cruise and get up close to the majestic dolphins. There’s even an exciting giraffe safari at Monarto Zoo where you can pat and feed these gorgeous tall creatures.
As you can see this city is the gateway for so many of the very best activities in Australia, and when it comes to Adelaide attractions, this city is whirling with excitement. We haven’t even touched on its thriving restaurant and exciting bar scene! There are so many things to do in Adelaide, including world-class entertainment and spectacular, sprawling botanic gardens that you’ll want to stay longer.