Whether you’re visiting for the first time or looking for a new spot to shake up your routine, we’re here to help you unravel cities. From mountains to malls, discover destinations around Adelaide from sunrise to sunset in our #WhereTo series.
6.30am: Mount Lofty
Mount Lofty Park
Start your morning at the top of the world! Head to the sprawling hills of Mount Lofty to catch the best panoramic view of the Adelaide sunrise.
8.30am: Mount Lofty Botanical Gardens
16 Lampert Rd, Crafers
Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses. And magnolias. And camellias. And rhododendrons. The Botanic Gardens boasts an impressive array of exotic flowers and fauna from China, America, and Africa.
10.30am: Waterfall Gully
Waterfall Gully Road, Cleland Conservation Park
Lace up your hiking boots and trek around the magnificent falls while enjoying Adelaide’s city skyline views.
12.30pm: Adelaide Central Market
44/60 Gouger St
Planning a picnic? Pop into this legendary market and take your pick from the fresh and multi-cultural produce, with over 70 stalls to wander through.
2.00pm: Himeji Gardens
283 South Terrace
Head to this classic Japanese garden for a picnic under the pine trees, followed by a lake-side stroll towards the teahouse. Ah, the serenity!
3.00pm: Rundle Mall
Adelaide Central Business District
Had enough zen? Head to the CBD Rundle Mall. With over 700 shops to choose from, the precinct also has century-old arcades, public art sculptures, and street performers.
4.30pm: Peel Street
Wind down from your shopping fest with a late arvo drink at Peel Street. Take your pick from the boutique bars that dot this trendy area.
Jetty Road, Glenelg
Take a seaside stroll along the popular Jetty Road strip, with everything from fashion boutiques and quirky cafes to art galleries and historical museums.
6.00pm: St Louis of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert
3/1 Colley Terrace, Glenelg
Get a sugar fix. This dessert shop serves shakes, waffles, and crepes. Fondue fans will be ‘fond’of the choices on offer, from cinnamon churros to strawberry and banana.
6.30pm: Hallett Cove
Heron Way, Hallett Cove
End the day like a superhuman. Walk on water – literally – in the shallow coastline of Hallett Cove. Hit the Conservation Park afterwards to discover the Aboriginal artefacts that line this popular archeological site.
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