The Cosmopolitan coastal capital of South Australia, Adelaide is a city famous for its high-end bars, boutique restaurants, and vibrant cafes. One can also take a break from the bustling city and explore the beautiful beaches the region has in store within no time. The plethora of Adelaide attractions which lie in and around the city make it loved among the tourists. The city also organizes a huge variety of events which attracts a lot of travelers. No matter what interests you, from food to scenery to adventure, you will never run out of things to do while you are in Adelaide. To get you started, here are the top three Adelaide attractions to try out during your trip to this beautiful coastal city of Australia.
1. Day trip to Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is one of the most revered sites of South Australia. A vacation in Adelaide cannot be complete without taking a trip to this beautiful island. The island is renowned for all its wildlife, national park, and beautiful scenery. The magnificent views from the Seal Bay will amuse you with its colony of over 500 Sea Lions. At Flinders Chase National Park, you will get to explore the unspoiled wilderness. There are a lot of iconic Australian animals for you to spot here, including koalas, echidnas and of course, kangaroos. You will also get to see the stunning view from the Admiral’s Arch when you visit here. The beautiful views and the rare opportunity of seeing these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat make a trip to Kangaroo Island one of the absolutely necessary Adelaide attractions to try out.
2. Cruise through the Murray River
Murray River is the longest river in Australia, and a lot of the attractions in Australia lie along this iconic waterway. You can get on a riverboat and set on a cruise through this picturesque waterway from Adelaide. You will get to see a lot of regional key sites like the Angus and Torrens Valleys, Walker Flat and its majestic cliffs and many more. Stop at Mannum for the spectacular views, enjoy some delicious buffet lunch on the boat and spend some leisurely time while soaking in all the beauty you encounter during the course of this relaxing tour. You will also encounter a lot of river life the Murray River holds. From various native fishes, turtles, crayfish to the unique Australian platypus, the marine life of Murray River will continue to excite you throughout the ride.
3. Visit the Barossa Valley
Well, Victoria Square couldn’t make the list, despite being a close contender. Barossa Valley is so important for Australia, in terms of both economic and cultural value, that you cannot leave Adelaide without visiting the place. One of the most important Adelaide attractions, Barossa Valley is known as the unofficial wine capital of the country. The sheer amount of wine this region produces every year makes it worthy of the title. Go on a leisurely tour through one of the wineries of this region. Send a relaxing day walking through the vineyards and tasting some of the local wines. You will also encounter some of the regional historic sites while you are here.