From natural to man-made, adventurous to laidback, and romantic to rustic, Adelaide has something to suit every interest. Depending on what ignites your spirit, choose from the city’s diverse tourist trappings. To help you plan a perfect Adelaide itinerary, we’ve compiled a list of some wonderful tourist attractions in and around the city.

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Adelaide Botanic Gardens

The historical Adelaide Botanic Gardens has an amazing landscape and boasts an impressive collection of flora and fauna. In addition, it houses many colonial buildings and the Bicentennial Conservatory, which is the largest single span conservatory in the entire Southern Hemisphere. Santos Museum of Economic Botany and Amazon Waterlily Pavilion are other tourist attractions in this captivating garden.

Central Market

Head to one of the largest food markets in South Australia to treat your taste buds to various local and inter-continental dishes! Take your pick from a huge selection of dairy products, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, and raw as well as cooked meat. The market is right beside Chinatown and is open throughout the year.

North Terrace

North Terrace, the cultural hub of Adelaide has some of the most notable historical buildings in South Australia. Take a leisurely stroll down the street to admire the architectural marvels in the region. Visit the Art Gallery of South Australia, or the South Australian Museum to learn about the rich cultural heritage of Adelaide. The National Wine Centre of Australia is where you can learn about wine making and even taste a few local vintages.

Glenelg Beach

For beach-bums in Adelaide, the seaside suburb of Glenelg is paradise. Here, one can enjoy captivating views of the Southern Ocean, or indulge in an array of water sports. Surfing, and swimming with dolphins are two highly popular activities here. Visit the historical Glenelg Jetty to know the historical significance of the region.

Haigh’s Chocolate Factory

Take your love for chocolates to a new high at the highly acclaimed Haigh’s Chocolate Factory. Here, you can learn how chocolates are made. The main building is an architectural splendor. A wide range of delicious chocolates and other products will definitely delight those with a sweet tooth.

Kangaroo Island

A 30-minute flight from Adelaide, Kangaroo Island is home to some of the most pristine beaches in South Australia. Enjoy panoramic views of the lovely beaches with a backdrop of spectacular rock formations. Watching a sunset over the beaches here is a mesmeric experience. For those who are up for adventure, the island offers opportunities for trekking, hiking and trying out various water sports. The lush forests on the island are home to an enchanting array of wildlife. Although, regular flights are available from Adelaide Airport, getting there by a leisurely drive through the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula is a treat for the senses.

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