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The Top 10 Most Fun Things To Do In Adelaide, Australia

The most fun things to do in Adelaide today!

1. Adelaide Oval Roof Climb

The Adelaide Oval Roof Climb is the perfect opportunity to get a 360-degree view of Adelaide. From the top, your views will reach around the city, from the rolling foothills to the beautiful coastline. Don’t forget your camera! 

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2. Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo has Giant Pandas! This beautifully maintained zoo is spread across eight hectares and is home to hundreds of species of native mammals, exotic animals, reptiles, fish, and birds. The kids will love a day out to the Adelaide Zoo, with the chance to see and learn about the animals.

3. Monarto Zoo

Monarto is more than just a zoo. It’s a whopping Safari Park! It’s the largest of its kind in the world, and its home style is like a holiday camp for its more than 500 animals. It’s just a 90-min drive outside of Adelaide’s city centre! While you’re there, be sure to check out the 360-degree lion encounter which offers amazing opportunities to get up close and personal with these big cats.

4. HandleBar Adelaide

The HandleBar is a fabulous activity for groups of friends, pre-wedding shenanigans, or just a bit of fun. Australia’s only 16-passenger pedal pub, The HandleBar ride includes beer, wine, and cider while you pedal your way around Adelaide’s city centre for a couple of hours. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen and leave the high heels at home!

5. Popeye

Grab your camera and get out on the water! Setting off from Elder Park on the hour, you’ll see Adelaide in an entirely new light cruising along the River Torrens aboard The Popeye.

6. The Beach House

Plan a fun day out for the whole family with a day trip to Glenelg and a visit to The Beach House. Known for its variety of activities from dodgem cars to mini golf and water slides, The Beach House has something for kids of all ages.

7. Street Art Walking Tour

If you’re an art lover, taking a stroll through the Street Art Walking Tour is a great way to discover Adelaide’s city centre. Born from a partnership between Arts SA and the City Council, you’ll find it easy to navigate with a practical walking map highlighting the different artworks and historical spots along the way. 

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8. D'Arenberg Cube

Sensory overload in McLaren Vale! That might be overstating it, but the 5 levels of the D’Arenberg Cube have been cleverly designed to excite your senses. Sounds interesting, doesn’t it? Immerse yourself in the 360-degree video room, experience fermentation inside a virtual fermenter, and one of our favourites - the sensory wine room.

9. Adelaide Central Markets

Featuring hundreds of market stalls, you’re sure to enjoy the colour, sounds, smells, and yummy flavours of the Adelaide Central Market. Gastronomes should consider one of the popular ‘Foodie Tours’ which present some of Adelaide’s culinary history, allow you to meet some great stallholder personalities, and most importantly taste some of the amazing South Australian produce. Be sure to take a carry bag for all your delicious purchases!

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10. MOD

Where do science and art intersect? At MOD! This museum offers a futuristic journey of discovery unmatched in Australia. Tapping into great minds and their empowering research, MOD brings different industries together while providing a platform of learning, idea challenging, and inspiration for all. This museum is located at UniSA, and is a perfect activity for a rainy day or if you’re looking to be inspired!