Adelaide tours and excursions
Adelaide’s Central Market is one of Australia’s largest fresh produce markets, so a visit can be a little bewildering. To ensure you don’t miss the highlights, join gastronome experts from Central Market Tour as they open eyes and turn on taste buds with a 1 hour 30 minute wander around this foodie heaven.Tel: +61 0403 864 286
For an alternative–and rather romantic–view of the city, step aboard an authentic Venetian gondola tour. Adelaide Gondola can carry up to six people along the River Torrens, as visitors slowly and silently take in the sights with a glass of something sparkling to sip from. Tours generally last from 40 minutes to 1 hour and can be booked at any time during the day and into the evening.Tel: +61 8 8358 1800.
Gourmet food lovers can find a smorgasbord of treats in the rich green dips of Clare Valley, just a 2 hour drive from Adelaide. With everything from olive oil and free-range chicken to carob and fresh pasta either made or produced in these pastures, large Eat Local signs in shops and restaurant point the way for the perfect picnic. Work up an appetite by completing the region’s walking trails or cycle routes and finish any excursion with a glass or two of the local plonk in a countryside pub.Tel: +61 8 8842 2131.
Just 40 minutes by car from Adelaide city centre, these hills are filled with historic villages, orchards and vineyards. Lose track of time by winding down its roads or exploring the local wildlife parks. With renowned farmer markets and the German-inspired Hahndorf town to discover and enjoy, the Adelaide Hills can sometime feel like they’re a world away from modern Australia.Tel: +61 8 8388 1185.