Things to do

The whole world of Adelaide city, right outside your door.


Take your time, there are plenty of things to do in Adelaide. Explore the city from the water on a cruise along the River Torrens, sample a bottle or two in the famous Barossa Valley wine region and sample some of Australia’s award-winning food. Escape to the beach, or stay in the city for cultural escapades.

Leisure Listing

  • Botanic Garden 590x178


    Located in the heart of the city, and just an eight-minute drive from Avani Adelaide Residences, Adelaide Botanic Garden celebrates 50 hectares of magnificently maintained gardens and stunning architecture. Relax in the shade or enjoy a coffee among some of Australia’s finest plant collections.
  • Adelaide Market 590x178


    Established in 1869, the Adelaide Central Market has been a thriving hub of food and culture for over 150 years. Wander through the markets and explore a huge range of fresh produce, along with some of Adelaide’s most popular cafes and eateries.
  • Adelaide Gaol 590x178


    The Adelaide Gaol is one of the two oldest public buildings in Adelaide and is a major part of the city’s heritage. Learn about the Gaol’s architecture, Adelaide’s penal history and hear some of the fascinating stories of the Gaol’s prisoners and their life behind bars.
  • Barossa Valley 590x178


    A visit to Adelaide is not complete without a trip to the Barossa Valley. Just 50 minutes north east of the city, the Barossa is an internationally acclaimed wine region with over 80 cellar doors. Meet winemakers, chat with staff and mingle with the locals. It’s a region founded on passion, pride and South Australian spirit.

    For more than a cellar door, head to d’Arenburg – a quirky cube-shaped building in the heart of the award-winning wine region of McLaren Vale. With five unique levels to explore, D'Arenburg blends contemporary art with cooking masterclasses, a la carte or degustation dining and wine tasting with panoramic views over the many vineyards.
  • River Torrens Cruise 590x178


    Cruise along The Torrens River in a state heritage icon, the Popeye. Listen to the live commentary as you learn how Adelaide is progressing as a city and why it’s been ranked amongst the most liveable cities in the world.