Experience Haigh's Chocolate
A chocolate lover’s dream-come-true, Haigh’s Chocolates are arguably some of the best chocolates in Australia, and its main building adds a dose of historic flair to the proceedings with its interesting architectural flair and location at Rundle Mall.
Say Hello to Wang Wang & Funi
Adelaide Zoo is relatively small compared to similar attractions in some of Australia’s larger cities, however it more than makes up for this by offering a diverse array of animals – the main drawcard of which is, undoubtedly their Giant Pandas.
The 'Mall's Balls' in Rundle Mall
Along with the bronze pigs, Burt Flugelman’s sculpture Spheres is the other landmark of Rundle Mall. The Hindmarsh Building Society donated it in 1977 to the City of Adelaide to mark the society’s centenary. Since then it has become an Adelaide icon and is fondly known as the “Malls Balls”.
Taste the Rainbow at Adelaide Central Market
A visit to Adelaide would not be complete without a visit to the Central Markets. You can find here the best prices and quality for your fresh food needs as well a tempting casual cafes for lunch or just a coffee.
Create Your own Tour Down Under with the Team at Velo-Porte
“Perfect riding weather and amazing autumnal colour in the beautiful hills on Adelaide’s doorstep” – Book with Velo-Porte
Jetty Road in Glenelg serves as the main dining and shopping district in the greater Adelaide area – and what an area it is, with an extensive array of restaurants on offer all within a relaxed, beachside atmosphere. Reachable within just over a 20 minute drive from the Adelaide city centre (dependent on traffic), the large thoroughfare offers the chance to enjoy a quality meal, browse through the shops or simply lounge on the beach and soak up the atmosphere.
Best Wine Region in Australia
The Barossa Valley outside Adelaide generally considered the unofficial “wine capital” of Australia due to the sheer volume of wine it produces each year. While it is responsible for the production of all the major types of wines, the Barossa’s specialty has always been Shiraz – largely a result of the region’s warmer continental climate.
Go to Gouger Street
If you’re willing to take the time, you’ll likely discover some of the best restaurants in Adelaide on Gouger Street. The area is particularly popular for its Asian cuisines – specifically, its range of high-end Chinese restaurants (a result of playing host to Adelaide’s Chinatown) – however, there are dining options from the majority of major fares across the globe such as Italian, French, Indian and many more.
Explore the Old Town Hahndorf
Hahndorf serves as an enjoyable microcosm of the strong European influence that can be found in the majority of regions throughout South Australia, and serves as the oldest German settlement in the country. The town features a cavalcade of Euro-centric specialty and craft shops, German-style pubs, and various bakeries that accurately reflect some of the key staples of German culture. Hahndorf’s pleasant location amongst the Adelaide Hills means that it’s not just the architecture and shopping that makes it special, either; the city features a relaxed blend of natural greenery that make for a delightful place to simply walk around and unwind.
Tour the New Adelaide Oval
Long regarded as the prettiest cricket stadium in the world, Adelaide Oval has recently undergone an AUD $610 million make-over. The result is pretty spectacular. Book in your Site Visit Here!