Places to Visit in Adelaide
Spots to See in Adelaide
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Check out some great places to visit in Adelaide. You will never be disappointed because there are lots of things that you can do to enjoy your visit in this place. The city offers wide variety of activities for anyone who wants to have a memorable time in this place.
Adelaide is considered to be another destination that can add to the long list of relaxed and friendly cities found in Australia. Although it is not as popular as Sydney or Melbourne, it certainly has something unique. You can actually find great places where you can eat. There are also street performers that you can watch in some streets. There are also great night clubs for nocturnal people. The suburbs of Adelaide complement those fantastic beaches this city has. A short tram ride will take you to ideal places for relaxing and soaking up rays of the sun. The place is also a cultural city that is truly fascinating. There are also events that highlight’s the city’s calendar. This attracts the best crowds. You can also have the opportunity to have wine tasting tour that includes Barossa Valley McClaren Vale, Penfolds Winery and the National Wine Centre of Australia. There also other places to see in Adelaide
Melba’s Chocolate Factory
Melba's Chocolates first started in a backyard shed in 1981. Melba's has viewing barriers and windows installed for visitors to see the factory in action. You can actually see, hear, taste and smell of the whole factory.
This can truly give you a unique Venetian experience although you are in Australia. This is situated on Torrens River. It is situated in the center of this city. Glide silently along the waters with your loved ones. Enjoy the view, animal life and others. Taste wines along the way.
Adelaide Animal Attractions
Anstey Hill Recreation Park is where you can find species of reptile and amphibians. Prepare your walking shoes because there is an intensive walking track around the area. Adelaide Zoo is a popular zoo located in shady parklands and only walking distance from the city centre. Gorge Wildlife Park is one of the most comprehensive collections of privately owned animals and birds in Australia.
Adelaide Parks and Gardens
Adelaide Botanic Gardens is founded in 1855. Bicentennial Conservatory can be found in these gardens. It is the largest one in the south and it contains plants coming from Australia and Malaysia. Botanic Park is near some attractions like Torrens River. The park is a place for picnics and places for events. Elder Park is a popular city park is adjacent the River Torrens and the Adelaide Festival Centre. Mt. Lofty Botanic Gardens are found eastern slopes of the Mount Lofty Range. It include several walking trails that cover the seven valleys in the gardens