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  • 1. Hahndorf

    We took a local bus out to this lovely German settlement outside of Adelaide. Hahndorf is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement. It is a very pretty village and my husband loved the German...

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  • 2. Barossa Valley

    Well I guess you just have to go and discover the Barossa for yourself... you can drive or do as we did and book a guided tour. We only had a day or two in Adelaide (August 2010) so this was the best...

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  • 3. Glenelg

    We boarded the tram from Victoria Square and went off to spend an afternoon on the beach at Glenelg. Glenelg is located 10 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide. It is a pretty seaside resort set on...

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  • 4. Zoo

    4 out of 5 stars

    "POP-EYE" is the name of a Boat that cruises Torrens Lake and the Torrens River. These Boats have been operating as long as I can remember. It doesn't matter whether you are an Adult or a Child, you...

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  • 5. Botanic Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    125 ACRES OF BOTANIC GARDENS.................. A lot of walking, or perhaps just choose what you are interested in. If you have children, then bring along some bread, because in the centre is the...

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  • 6. Morialta Conservation Park

    This walk takes you up to the First Falls plateau. It takes 1 1/2 hours. Its a great walk to take in autumn and winter as the falls are feed with the rainfall. The park has a $5 entrance fee if you...

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  • 7. Rundle Mall - Street

    This beautiful piece of Victorian street architecture, one of a two, was cast by Handyside and Co in the UK in the late 1800s and originally located in front of the Jubilee Exhibition Building on...

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  • 8. Whispering Wall

    When you are in the Barrossa Valley area, you should go to the Whispering Wall. This wall 'talks'. You should stand at one side of the wall and another person should stand at the other side of the...

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  • 9. City Architecture

    After viewing the Fountain, it was time for a walk through the Adelaide Arcade. First, a look at the outside of the building, only just been re-painted, wow! lovely! The facade is built in Italian...

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  • 10. Cleland Conservation Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located in Cleland Conservation Park , Waterfall Gully is home to the largest (18m) of seven waterfalls in the park and is a lovely stop to visit in itself from Adelaide (10kms) or as a base for a...

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  • 11. Migration Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I seldom like museums, but this was a good one. It was basically about immigrants moving to Australia. One especially moving section displayed letters from Jewish people who applied to move here...

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  • 12. Victoria Square

    Found in the very centre of the grid that is the CBD, the vastness of Victoria Square belies the size of the rest of the city. Very much the hub of Adelaide, the greens of the square is intersected...

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  • 13. Mt. Lofty

    Mount Lofty summit (710m) is about 15 km east of the centre of Adelaide and affords reasonable panoramic views of the city and the Adelaide plains and foothills. I say reasonable instead of good or...

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  • 14. Victor Harbor

    Urimbirra Wildlife Experience is a privately owned and operated wildlife park, covering 40 acres and housing free ranging Australian animals. There are wombats, koalas, wallabies, crocodiles,...

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  • 15. South Australian Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Many people think of Adelaide itself as dated, boring and a bit of a museum. It hardly any wonder then that the main museum there – the South Australian Museum is a “museum of a museum”. While museums...

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  • 16. Central Markets

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    ADELAIDE I found these Central Markets in Adelaide city to be the best place to stock up on fresh foods of all kinds. There is a huge selection of cheeses and dairy products . I was travelling on...

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  • 17. Art Gallery of South Australia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Gallery was established in 1861 and is located next door to the South Australian Museum on North Terrace. Outside visiting exhibitions (entry fee payable) you won’t find any classical masters’...

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  • 18. Elder Park

    The river is named after Colonel Robert Torrens, one of the founders of Adelaide.. Torrens Lake was created in 1881 with the construction of a weir, landscaping of Elder park and modification of the...

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  • 19. Port Adelaide

    Very interesting Adelaide museum well worth a visit. I found sitting in recreated cabins of 19 th and 20th century ships listening to passengers of the times describing their trips fascinating. The...

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  • 20. Beaches

    Incredible scenery and quite the good workout at about 7.2 kms one way! This trail is fantastic - we just did part of it yesterday and the views were amazing! The part we covered was from Kingston...

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  • 21. Festival Centre

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Adelaide Festival Centre is where you can see all kinds of entertainment. Opera, Theatre, Dancing, Singing, Circus, allsorts, so just check the website for what is coming on in the future. In...

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  • 22. Himeji Garden

    I am always taken by the peace and tranquility of Japanese Gardens and this garden on the southern flanks of Adelaide proved to be no different though it is smaller than most I have visited...

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  • 23. Hills

    For those who have time there are some delightful walks in the Adelaide Hills. My favourites are Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty and the winter track which leaves the Waterfall Gully road on left about...

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  • 24. War Memorials

    The Boer War (1899 to 1902) was the first overseas war in which South Australians fought. In 1899, the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain. South Australia, "fiercely" loyal to...

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  • 25. St Peter's Cathedral

    St. Peter's Cathedral, I think is the most beautiful in Adelaide. The plans for the building of the Cathedral were brought out from England by the 1st Bishop of Adelaide, Augustus Short in 1848. The...

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