Top Choice Market in Adelaide

Central Market

Satisfy both obvious and obscure culinary cravings at the 250-odd stalls in Adelaide’s superb Central Market. A sliver of salami from the Mettwurst Shop, a crumb of English Stilton from the Smelly Cheese Shop, a tub…
Top Choice Gallery in Adelaide

Art Gallery of South Australia

Spend a few hushed hours in the vaulted, parquetry-floored gallery that represents the big names in Australian art. Permanent exhibitions include Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Asian, European an…
Top Choice Landmark in Adelaide

Adelaide Oval

Hailed as the world’s prettiest cricket ground, the Adelaide Oval hosts interstate and international cricket matches in summer, plus national AFL football and state football games in winter. A wholesale redevelopmen…
Gardens in Adelaide

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Meander, jog or chew through your trashy airport novel in these lush city-fringe gardens. Highlights include a restored 1877 palm house, the waterlily pavilion (housing the gigantic Victoria amazonica), the new Firs…
Zoo in Adelaide

Adelaide Zoo

Around 1800 exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles roar, growl and screech at Adelaide’s wonderful zoo, dating from 1883. There are free walking tours half-hourly (plus a slew of longer and overnight tours), …
Chocolate in Adelaide

Haigh's Chocolates Visitor Centre

If you’ve got a chocolate problem, get guilty at this iconic factory. Free 20-minute tours take you through the chocolate life-cycle from cacao bean to hand-dipped truffle (with samples if you’re good). Call for tou…
Art Gallery in Adelaide

Jam Factory Contemporary Craft & Design Centre

Quality contemporary local arts and crafts, plus workshops and a hellishly hot glass-blowing studio (watch from the balcony above) turning out gorgeous glass. Group tours (six or more people) by arrangement.
Museum in Adelaide

Migration Museum

This engaging social-history museum tells the story of the many migrants who have made SA their home. The museum has info on 100-plus nationalities (as opposed to individuals) in its database, along with some poigna…
Museum in Adelaide

National Railway Museum

Trainspotters rejoice! A delightfully nerdy museum crammed with railway memorabilia. The bookshop stocks as much Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise as you can handle.
Museum in Adelaide

South Australian Aviation Museum

This collection of retired old birds (plus rockets from Woomera and a not-so-old F-111) roosts in an old hangar in the Port Adelaide back streets.