Discover South Australia
Visitor Information Centres
Visitor Information Centres will help you make the most of your time in Adelaide. If you are travelling in South Australia and need some advice, drop into a Visitor Information Centre and find out where to stay and what to do.
Adelaide Visitor Information Centre
Stroll down Rundle Mall and stop by the visitor information centre in James Place, just opposite the Myer Centre. Whether you need directions, suggestions or local knowledge, just drop in and say 'hi'. Look for the blue sign with a yellow "i" on it.
Home to Wang Wang and Funi, the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere, the Adelaide Zoo houses over 300 exotic mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates and fish. Book exclusive tours or stay for the 'wild nights' overnight experience!
Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market is our most visited tourist attraction. It has more than 80 stalls, cafes and restaurants. It's unchallenged as Australia's best market. You won't find this variety of fresh food under one roof anywhere else!
Glenelg Beach by Tram
Take a ride on Adelaide’s historic tram line from the city to Glenelg and discover South Australia's settlement history at the Bay Discovery Centre. You'll also find a pristine beach, picturesque jetty and lively shops and cafes along Jetty Road.
Visit the Haigh's Chocolates Visitor Centre, home to Australia's oldest surviving chocolate-making company and one of only a handful worldwide still making chocolate directly from cocoa beans. You can enjoy special chocolate tastings, see chocolates being made and discover the heritage behind Australia's oldest chocolate manufacturer.
Stroll along North Terrace - there's plenty to experience. The State Library, Museum, Art Gallery and Migration Museum, Parliament House, the beautiful Adelaide Botanic Gardens and the National Wine Centre of Australia are all located within walking distance. Experience some local history and famous artworks or stroll through the gardens.
Explore South Australia's maritime history in Port Adelaide, only 20 minutes from the city. Walking tours are run through the old docks and cruise boats ply the Port River, attracting the local dolphins. If that’s not enough there’s also the South Australian Maritime Museum, the National Railway Museum and lighthouse to explore.
Rundle Mall is the shopping heart of Adelaide, with more than 700 retail stores and 15 elegant arcades and centres, open every day of the week. Paved and pedestrian friendly, there are outdoor cafes and bars to rest your tired but happy shopping feet. Relax on a bench and watch the world of shoppers pass by.