Adelaide City and Adelaide Hills

Adelaide is a vibrant city which has preserved its heritage and links with the past. Inner city attractions are within walking distance and it’s virtually impossible to get lost.

Just 20 minutes away is the Adelaide Hills, where visitors will find picturesque villages, wineries and restaurants, wildlife parks and walking trails.

Adelaide Riverbank Precinct Adelaide Riverbank Precinct

With more than 200 cellar doors within an hour’s drive of the city centre, it’s easy to see why Adelaide is considered the wine capital of Australia. The Adelaide Hills region, given its proximity to the city, is popular for day trips but is also a superb overnight stay.

   

Getting Around

Adelaide is set in a square mile with streets travelling either north-south or east-west. Adelaide is easy to walk around however there are buses, taxis, trains and trams available. The tram is free in the city between North Terrace and South Terrace.       

Adelaide Airport is located 15 minute west of the city centre. Public buses, shuttle buses and taxis are readily available. It’s approximately AU$20 by taxi to the CBD.

Download a map of Adelaide

Download a map of Adelaide and surrounds

The Adelaide Hills is a perfect self-drive region, however public buses are also available (operated by Adelaide Metro and LinkSA).

Download a map of Adelaide Hills                

Attractions

Stroll the 'Cultural Boulevard' of North Terrace, tour the Adelaide Central Market and sample fresh produce or visit the giant pandas as Adelaide Zoo. Rundle Street is great for shopping, Coopers Brewery for beer lovers, Penfolds Magill Estate for wine tasting.

Just 30 minutes away, taste cool climate wines in the Adelaide Hills and stroll the historic town of Hahndorf.

Our pick of the top attractions in Adelaide City and Adelaide Hills.

Food and Wine

There are many ‘eat-streets’ in Adelaide including Rundle Street, Gouger Street and Hutt Street. Head to North Adelaide for historic pubs and cafes. Glenelg and Henley Beach are perfect for those wanting to dine by the seaside.

The Adelaide Hills has its own vibrant dining scene. With delicious local produce such as cheeses, fruits and nuts, you’ll often find that the food you’re eating, has not come from that far away.

Our pick of the top dining experiences in Adelaide City and Adelaide Hills.

Back to top
SA Experts Training Module Events and Packages Distance and Drive Calculator