About the Area
Adelaide is a city with it all so whether you want to spend your time relaxing or exploring you won't be disappointed with what is on offer. Spend your days wandering the spacious streets, indulge in some retail therapy or sample the produce for which Adelaide is famed.
Rundle Mall in the city's CBD is a shopper's paradise with over 600 retail stores, 15 arcades and 3 department stores. The mall is known for its entertainment value with fashion parades, buskers and street performers entertaining the passersby.
Adelaide Central Market is located in the city and offers a variety of fresh local produce including fruit, vegetables, meat, poultry, gourmet cheeses and breads. Here you will also find some of the city's funkiest cafes which offer the best coffee.
The National Wine Centre on the edge of the city is a must during any visit to Adelaide. The centre showcases the region's best wines and offers an extensive wine tasting selection as well as an interactive exhibit which educates on all aspects of viticulture.
Adelaide Zoo, adjacent to the Botanic Gardens has undergone a massive renovation and has welcomed Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Funi, the only Giant Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere and the first to live permanently in Australia. Making their public debut in December 2009, Wang Wang and Funi have now settled into their new home and welcome visitors each day.
Things to do in Adelaide:
- Adelaide Zoo
- Hahndorf historic village
- Kangaroo Island
- Barossa & McLaren Vale
- Glenelg Beach
- National Wine Centre
- Victor Harbor on the Fleurieu Peninsula