Nestled between the Gulf of St Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges, is the fifth largest city in Australia, South Australia’s seat to government and most importantly, the culinary capital of the nation.
This City of Churches has won it’s place in The Economists Top 10 Most Liveable cities not once but three times; noted for its stability, culture and infrastructure, and the national Property Council of Australia ranked it as number one – exciting stuff for this city usually underestimated.
You can relax on Kangaroo Island, cuddle a koala at the Gorge Wildlife Park or enjoy the serenity and sips of the nearby wine lands. Otherwise, take a bushwalk through the hills or a drive through the farmlands or along the beach; whatever you are after, Adelaide has probably got it.
Dive into the vibrant culture of the city and prepare to be entertained, enchanted and enthused; cabaret or jazz, festivals are the name of the game alongside boutique bars, comedy clubs and fun filled events; Adelaide’s nightlife has definitely got it going on, but lets not forget, this is Australia’s culinary capital.
Say hello to eating chocolate in the name of ‘education’ at Haigh’s Chocolate Visitor Centre, think picnic by Maggie Beer in the Barossa or taking a flavour safari with the Campbelltown Food Trail; an Adelaide metro experience of all the tastes and tit-bits from different cultural corners of the country.
Stop in at one of the restaurants or cafes at Gouger Street for a snack or a drink, tickle your taste buds and get your mouth watering before experiencing the totally unique Chinatown and Adelaide Central Market. With 140 years of experience in its stalls, there is character and history throughout the Central Markets, they are a delight and an adventure all in one, not to mention a wonderful display of the fine handy work, skill and fresh produce of the region.
There is so much to explore and enjoy whether it’s wine, coffee, a new restaurant or a café, Adelaide offers new favourites and all time classics around every corner, so where are you going to start?