Things to do in Adelaide

Come visit Adelaide! Expedia makes it easy to book Adelaide tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Adelaide for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Adelaide sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Adelaide attractions.

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1-Day Kangaroo Island Experience from Adelaide
Escape to Kangaroo Island, Australia's third-largest island, located 50 miles from Adelaide. Explore the natural wilderness and discover Australia's magnificent flora and fauna. Then enjoy a gourmet lunch before returning to the city. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

15 hours 45 minutes

Free cancellation

$191
per adult

2-Day Kangaroo Island 4-Wheel-Drive Small-Group Tour by SeaLink
Join this exciting small-group tour for a getaway adventure around Kangaroo Island in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Over 2 days, experience the region's wildlife, including a sea lion colony, stunning coastal views, and Flinders Chase National Park, home to the... Read More

$1,010
per adult

2-Day Kangaroo Island Adventure Tour by SeaLink
Journey off the beaten path on a 2-day adventure to Kangaroo Island. Take long nature walks, visit a sheep farm, encounter sea lions and other native animals, go sand boarding, and enjoy plenty of free time to explore the island... Read More

$288
per adult

2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour by Wildlife Tours Australia
Head down one of the world's most breathtaking drives—the Great Ocean Road—and stop at scenic highlights along your way from Melbourne to Adelaide. Your 2-day itinerary is full of adventure and some of the most exciting views, such as the... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$195
per adult

3 Night Murray River Discovery Cruises
Board the PS Murray Princess and float down Murray River, spotting a variety of Australia's flora and fauna along the nation's longest river. Experience the historic town, nature walk, and backwater wildlife trip on your 3-night cruise of the Murray... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$927
per adult

3-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour by Topdeck Travel
Explore Australia's cities and townships and then savor the natural beauty of South Australia and Victoria. Take the scenic Great Ocean Road from Melbourne or Adelaide and stop at famous sites such as the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

$367
per adult

4 Night Murray River Outback Heritage Cruise
Board the PS Murray Princess and cruise for an unforgettable 4 nights along the Murray River. Explore the heritage riverside, spectacular scenery, important indigenous site, and a variety of wildlife as you cruise Australia's longest river. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$1,245
per adult

4-Day Kangaroo Island Adventure by SeaLink
Explore Kangaroo Island, one of Australia's finest tourist destinations. This relaxed yet comprehensive 4-day tour journeys to Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay, Little Sahara, Flinders Chase National Park, and the Remarkable Rocks. Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

$376
per adult

4-Wheel Drive McLaren Vale Tour with Wine Tastings & Gourmet Lunch
Indulge in the culinary delights of McLaren Vale and the Fleurieu Peninsula. Ride off-road tracks to little-known locales to soak up the areas's rugged beauty, taste regional varietals among the vineyards of a boutique winery, and dine on a chef-prepared... Read More

$146
per adult

5-Day Adelaide & Kangaroo Island Discovery Tour by AAT Kings
The pristine environment of Kangaroo Island and pastoral wine country around Adelaide form the setting for your scenic 5-day tour. Sample award-winning wines, try some honeyed ice cream, and meet the region's unique wildlife for an experience you won't forget.... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

5 days

Free cancellation

$925
per adult

5-Day South Australian Harvest Tour by AAT Kings
Explore the favorite foods, wines, sights, and wildlife of South Australia with this 5-day guided tour through the beautiful country around Adelaide. Visit pristine wilderness, charming vineyards, and historic communities to learn about the unique heritage and flavors you can... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

5 days

Free cancellation

$1,344
per adult

7 Night Murray Riverlands & Wildlife Cruise
Board the PS Murray Princess and travel over 200 miles (320 km) down the great Murray River. Experience majestic landscapes and sites as you cruise for 7 nights along Australia's longest river. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

7 days

Free cancellation

$1,945
per adult

Adelaide Ferrari Joyride Experience by Exotic Sportscar Hire
Create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime as you ride a brilliant red Ferrari 360 Spider through Adelaide and along the Australian coast. Feel the power of the engine and admire the scenery as your professional driver takes you... Read More

Categories: Adventures

45 minutes

$408
per adult

Adelaide Lamborghini Joyride Experience by Exotic Sportscar Hire
Feel the rush of a lifetime as you ride in a luxury Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 through the breathtaking scenery of Adelaide. Hop into one of the most revered vehicles in the entire world and wind along the beautiful roads, enjoying... Read More

Categories: Adventures

45 minutes

$474
per adult

Adelaide Zoo Admission
Explore Australia’s second oldest zoo and the only major metropolitan zoo in Australia to be operating on a non-profit, conservation charity basis. The zoo takes you on a discovery of over 2,500 attractive and exotic animals from around the world,... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$25
per adult

Admission to Monarto Zoo
Monarto's open-range zoo, originally opened as a special-purpose breeding area in 1983, is now an internationally recognized multi-faceted institution. Enter this amazing animal world and explore the 2,500-acre (1,000-ha) open-range sanctuary and its educational center. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$25
per adult

Aerobatic Adrenaline Flight by Adelaide Warbirds
Get a feel for the action of a classic dogfight with some intense maneuvers in a high-performance aircraft that demonstrates what a warbird can do. Climb aboard a classic aircraft from the heyday of propeller-driven warfare, and hold on as... Read More

$440
per adult

Barossa & Hanhdorf Highlights Day Tour by SeaLink
Escape to the quaint Barossa Valley, South Australia's premium wine region. Sample fine wines from several prestigious "cellar doors," or winetasting rooms, and then visit the Adelaide Hills and explore shops and galleries in historic Hahndorf, Australia's oldest German settlement.... Read More
Barossa Valley Premium Wine Tour with Lunch
Spend a carefree day touring vineyards, sipping fine Barossa Valley varietals, and enjoying the scenery of Australia's famed wine country with a visit to 4 world-renowned vineyards. Taste exquisite vintages and savor a special lunch of local meats, produce, and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$87
per adult

Beach & City Warbird Flight by Adelaide Warbirds
Relive the golden age of combat aviation with an exciting low-altitude adventure over the estuaries and white sandy beaches of North Adelaide. A skilled pilot and a classic military aircraft let you see the Australian coast with an experience like... Read More

$286
per adult

Best of City Day Tour with Cruise & Dinner
Discover the festival city of Adelaide's many highlights on this full-day tour. Take a scenic cruise on the Torrens River, visit the charming town of Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills, and complete your evening overlooking the city skyline with exceptional... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$124
per adult

Bicycle Tour of Mount Lofty by Escapegoat Adventures
Experience a unique adventure in Adelaide with this off-road mountain bike tour down Mount Lofty. Take in the beautiful views of the Adelaide Hills and ride toward Cleland Wildlife Park, where you have the chance to interact with native wildlife.... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$80
per adult

Chocolate Walking Tour by Adelaide's Top Food & Wine Tours
Join a delicious tour that combines 2 of the most delightful treats on earth: chocolate and coffee. Discover Adelaide's premier city sights and authentic market stalls as you enjoy gourmet chocolate and coffee from some of the best producers and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$66
per adult

City & Hahndorf Morning Tour
On this half-day tour, take in the highlights of Adelaide city, including the historic Adelaide Oval. Then enjoy panoramic views from Mount Lofty Summit before visiting Hahndorf, Australia's old German village. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

City Center Photography Tour by Alfonso Calero Photography
Learn how to utilize your digital camera like a professional with this exciting, informative walking tour of Adelaide's city center. Discover the beauty of the city while gaining an understanding of intricate technical aspects of your camera and creating amazing... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$73
per adult

City Half-Day Tour
Adelaide is a city of beautiful churches, the finest food and wine, well-manicured gardens and greenbelts, and amazing historic and modern buildings. Learn more about this city's passion for fine living on a full-morning coach ride and become acquainted with... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

City Highlights & Hahndorf Town Half-Day Tour
Visit the highlights of Adelaide, including Chinatown, Central Market, and Victoria Square before traveling to Adelaide Hills. Enjoy natural beauty in several peaceful towns along the way before experiencing Australia's oldest German settlement, the historic Hahndorf town. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

City Highlights Half-Day Tour by SeaLink
Cultured and cosmopolitan, South Australia's capital city is framed by parkland and filled with striking modern and Old World architecture. Add world-class food and wine to a buzzing arts scene, and it's easy to see why Adelaide is consistently ranked... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Clare Valley Intimate Wineries Full-Day Tour by for Wine or Reason
Visit the breathtaking Clare Valley, recognized as the white-wine capital of Australia, from your Adelaide city hotel. Join a passionate guide to taste the work of illustrious winemakers in 150-year-old cellars on this full-day excursion. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$331
per adult

Craft Beer 4-Wheel-Drive Adventure on the Fleurieu Peninsula
McLaren Vale may be famed for its wineries, but the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula is also dotted with microbreweries, beer houses, and pubs known for pouring a perfect pint. Sate your thirst for hops, barley, and adventure as you visit beaches,... Read More

$146
per adult

Dolphin Watching Cruise by Temptation Dolphin Swim
Climb aboard for an unforgettable dolphin encounter at Glenelg, located along the gorgeous white-sand beaches of Holdfast Bay. Play with friendly—and smiley—bottlenose dolphins, learn how to communicate with them, and even go for a swim with these wild porpoises. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Fleurieu Peninsula 4-Wheel Drive Tour with Wine Tasting & Lunch
Set out to explore the rugged beauty of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The coast is fringed with beaches, and the wineries of McClaren Vale dot the inland hills. Take in the natural splendor and wildlife in a 4x4 vehicle, stopping to... Read More

$165
per adult

Full-Day Barossa Food & Wine Experience by SeaLink
Just a short drive from Adelaide, a pilgrimage to the world-renowned Barossa region is a must-do for food and wine lovers. Sip and snack your way through the valley, absorbing the arcadian atmosphere, and exploring picture-perfect country villages. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Full-Day Food & Wine Tour by Adelaide's Top Food & Wine Tours
Leave your worries behind as you wind through the stunning Adelaide Hills and the interesting hideaways of Hahndorf on this full-day food and wine tour. Drive through breathtaking scenery, witness beautiful rolling pastures, and taste delectable local food of South... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$118
per adult

Grand Barossa Valley Day Tour
Travel to the Barossa Valley and marvel at its stunning vineyards and Bavarian influence. Breathe in the fresh air and the beauty of Adelaide Hills, dotted with peaceful villages wrapped in leafy greenness. Enjoy a local lunch and taste some... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$101
per adult

Grand City Full-Day Tour
Discover the classic beauty of Adelaide as you explore the city's many highlights, including a visit to the charming Hahndorf town in the lush green Adelaide Hills. Learn more and become acquainted with this festival city on your full-day coach... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$73
per adult

Half-Day McLaren Vale 4-Wheel Drive Adventure with Winetastings
Spend a half-day ripping over off-road tracks in the bushland of Fleurieu Peninsula and kicking back in the quiet vineyards of the renowned McLaren Vale wine-growing region. Sip Aussie varietals, take in sweeping coastal scenery, and tour boutique wineries with... Read More

$95
per adult

Kangaroo Island 2-Day Tour
Journey by sea to Kangaroo Island on this overnight excursion from Adelaide that includes a roundtrip cruise to Cape Jervis. Explore the natural wilderness of this unspoiled land as you learn about its diverse array of plants and animals. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$398
per adult

Kangaroo Island Full-Day Tour by SeaLink
Explore the natural highlights and wildlife of stunning Kangaroo Island. The beauty starts on the drive, continues on a ferry ride, and extends to the Remarkable Rocks and Flinders Chase National Park, to the playful fur seal colony, and even... Read More

$115
per adult

Kangaroo Island Life Day Tour with Lunch
Explore Kangaroo Island, escorted in comfort and style in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle. Enjoy morning tea before venturing out to see native Australian animals in their natural habitat. Then break for a lunch of fresh fish and wine prior to your... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$301
per adult

Kangaroo Island Small-Group 4WD Tour by SeaLink
Explore the natural wonders of Kangaroo Island with this small-group, 4-wheel-drive tour. Discover the island’s wildlife, coastal cliffs, and beaches; indulge in a delicious gourmet lunch and enjoy a guided walk among the colony of sea lions at Seal Bay.... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

$551
per adult

Kayak Rental at Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary by Adventure Kayaking
Rent a comfortable and easy-to-operate kayak and go on an adventure around the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. Glide through the beautiful mangrove-lined waters and be captivated by the wide range of native Australian wildlife you see. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

8 hours

Free cancellation

$29
per adult

Kayak Tour of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary by Adventure Kayaking SA
Take your friends and family on the tour of a lifetime as you kayak along the calm waters of the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. Glide through sheltered, tree-lined creeks that are home to a fascinating array of birds and marine life,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$51
per adult

Mallala V8 Race Car Experience
Get behind the wheel of a V8 racecar and test your mettle with an adrenaline-pumping experience driving on a championship racetrack. Choose either a 4-, 6-, or 9-lap drive and improve your skills with the help of your personal in-car... Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours 30 minutes

$183
per adult

Market Adventures Walking Tour by Adelaide's Top Food & Wine Tours
Wander through Adelaide Central Market to see and sample delicious food, drink, and dessert. Experience the ambiance of this iconic attraction while chatting with local store owners and tasting some of Australia's most famous delicacies. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$40
per adult

McLaren Vale 4-Wheel Drive Winetasting Adventure
Soak up the sun, scenery, and vibrant wine culture of South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula. Tour McLaren Vale wineries, chat with vintners, and take in the breathtaking coastal landscapes with a glass of wine in hand on this indulgent and informative... Read More
McLaren Vale Wine Tasting & Glenelg Beach Tour
Indulge in local varietals and postcard-worthy scenery on this tour of South Austrialia's McLaren Vale wine region. Hop between 3 vineyards for tastings, then head to Glenelg for a leisurely stroll along the shore—the perfect ending to an exceptional afternoon.... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

McLaren Vale Winery Experience Tour
Head on a voyage to the breathtaking McLaren Vale, renowned throughout the world for its fine wine and ancient Shiraz vineyards. Take a coach through quaint Germanic towns and rolling hills before you enjoy a glass of delicious varietals at... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$118
per adult

Morning Market Walking Tour by Adelaide's Top Food & Wine Tours
Discover delightful and delicious food, drinks, and desserts on this walking tour of Adelaide Central Market. Experience the decadent sights, sounds, and scents of this iconic location, chatting with local store owners and sampling some Australian delicacies, both savory and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$51
per adult

National Golfing Gift Card by Go Golfing
The Go Golfing gift card is ideal for any avid golfer and includes 18 holes of golf at 1 of Australia’s 35 highest ranked courses, listed below. Keep in mind, offers may vary—where noted—to include extra rounds, carts, and credits... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

12 hours

$88
per adult

Northern Barossa Valley Chateau & Winery Tour
On this full-day tour, head to the breathtaking north Barossa Valley, widely renowned for fine wines and the world's oldest Shiraz vineyards. Take a coach through quaint Germanic towns and rolling hills before you enjoy a glass of wine with... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Penfolds Premium Winetasting & Tour
Taste the nuanced flavors of South Australia, bottled at the renowned Penfolds wineries. Tour the working wineries and cellars and then enjoy an educational tasting session with a wine educator. At the end of the tour, visit the Still House... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$40
per adult

Photography Workshop for Beginners by Alfonso Calero Photography
Learn to master your camera with this small-group tour around Adelaide's most photogenic locations. Join an award-winning photographer who introduces you to some important basic techniques and helps you maximize your camera's potential. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$146
per adult

Road to Kangaroo Island Fleurieu Peninsula 4-Wheel-Drive Adventure
If you're headed to Kangaroo Island, add some adventure to your journey with a day spent exploring the natural wonders and wine country of the Fleurieu Peninsula on the way. Sip Aussie varietals, ride a 4x4 on the beach by... Read More

$146
per adult

Sightsee 'n' Save Pass – Multi-Tour 4-Pass Combo by AAT Kings
Take take the hassle out of planning and save up to 35% on 4 passes for multiple tours with your Sightsee ‘n’ Save Pass. Choose from over 60 day tours as to visit top attractions in Australia’s most popular cities... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

365 days

Free cancellation

$308
per adult

Southern Barossa Valley Chateau & Winery Tour
Head to the breathtaking Southern Barossa Valley, a region renowned throughout the world for its fine wine, particularly its unbeatable Shiraz. Take a coach through quaint Germanic towns and rolling hills before you enjoy a glass of wine at one... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Ultimate Warbird Aerobatic Flight by Adelaide Warbirds
Get your blood pumping with an aerial adventure that takes you to the edge and back in the skies over Adelaide. Combine elements from a variety of incredible flight profiles into a single experience that showcases some of the best... Read More

$499
per adult

Victor Harbor & McLaren Vale Highlights Full-Day Tour with Lunch by SeaLink
With its rugged hinterlands, azure coastline, and verdant wine country, it's no wonder that the Fleurieu Pensinsula is a favored locale for Adelaideans and visitors alike. Soak up the scenery as you visit the beloved beach town of Victor Harbor... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Victor Harbor with McLaren Vale Tour
Discover Victor Harbor, the quaint wine-making region and sleepy coastal town in South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula. Spend a full day exploring the seaside resort and the historic paddle-steamer port of Goolwa, where Australia’s longest river meets the sea. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per adult

Warbird Aerobatic Thrillseeker Flight by Adelaide Warbirds
Prepare yourself for blood-pumping adventure as you take off over Adelaide in a Nanchang CJ-6A fighter plane. Jet past Parafield toward St. Kilda and reach speeds of up to 185 miles per hour (300 km/hr), maneuvering through the sky with... Read More

$330
per adult

Wine Tour of the Barossa Valley by A Taste of South Austraia
Spend the day traveling through the breathtaking Adelaide Hills to the world-renowned Barossa Valley. See natural sights like the Torrens Gorge, taste fine wines at local wineries, and take in the scenery and quaint charm of the tiny town of... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$340
per adult

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