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Adelaide: Half-Day City Highlights, Mt. Lofty, and Hahndorf

Adelaide: Half-Day City Highlights, Mt. Lofty, and Hahndorf

Experience the best of Adelaide on a half-day tour of its best landmarks. Hear insightful commentary from your guide as you admire highlights, including St. Peter's Cathedral and the Adelaide Oval. Take in the views at Mt. Lofty and then visit Hahndorf. Meet your guide and embark on your half-day tour of Adelaide. See highlights, such as St. Peter's Cathedral, the cultural boulevard of North Terrace, the University of Adelaide, the South Australia Museum, the Art Gallery, the State Library, and the world-famous Adelaide Oval. Go further and visit Colonel Light's Lookout, Plane Tree Drive, Victoria Square, and more. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide interesting commentary and facts about the sights and Adelaide's history. Continue to Mt. Lofty Lookout and get a birds'-eye view of the city before heading to Hahndorf. On arrival, enjoy free time to explore Australia's first German settlement at your own pace. Your tour will end at the departure point.

Adelaide: Guided Ultimate Walking Tour with Drink and Snack

Adelaide: Guided Ultimate Walking Tour with Drink and Snack

Experience Adelaide with this comprehensive and enjoyable tour. Get the city's complete story, discovering the unique reasons why both locals and this tour affectionately add an 'R' to Adelaide. Informative, fun, and immersive, this adventure covers all you need to know about this captivating city. Gear up for a unique Adelaide adventure, where you’ll deep dive into the stories behind this vibrant and diverse city. Discover everything from the intriguing origins behind Adelaide's name to its history as a colony, and the surprising tales of its founders. Uncover its darker and murkier past that defies its serene reputation as the city of churches. Roam through historic arcades and streets, tracing the footsteps of a city that has pioneered social reform and women's rights, contributing to inventions such as Wifi, sunscreen, goon, stobie poles, and the pie floater. During the tour, we will have a break and treat you to a small picnic of Adelaide food and drink specialties by the riverside. This provides an opportunity for further questions and exclusive advice beyond what you'll find in a guidebook, ensuring you make the most of your time in Adelaide. Learn about how Adelaide stands as the only city globally where a non-carbonated drink outsells Coca-Cola. Hear compelling narratives of Adelaide's colorful characters, indigenous heritage, and explore hidden laneways adorned with street art, cafes, and bars. All while you leisurely stroll from spot to spot, yarning about the wonders surrounding you.

Adelaide: Electric Bike City Tour or Hire Only

Adelaide: Electric Bike City Tour or Hire Only

Your guided city e-bike tour will begin at the beautiful Bloom Cafe, where you can start the morning off with a coffe and cake. You will then be fitted to your e-bike for the tour and begin your journey! Visit the iconic Adelaide Oval, one of the most picturesque sporting grounds in the world. Spend time exploring the stadium before getting on your electric bike to begin your tour around the city. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Adelaide as your guide leads you along the Linear Park Trail, showcasing the River Torrens. Stop to take-in popular sights along the way, such as the Old Adelaide Gaol and other historic buildings along North Terrace, including Adelaide University, The Art Gallery, South Australian Museum, and the State Library, whose architecture perfectly captures our city's history. Continuing along the Riverbank Precinct, pass the famous St Peters Cathedral and University Bridge as we near one of our final stops - the National Wine Centre of Australia. Here, you will have the chance to indulge in a delicious Charcuterie Board & Australian Wine Flight whilst being nestled in the heart of the Botanic Gardens. After you've enjoyed your platter and wine, stroll through the Botanic Gardens and soak up its rich and diverse beauty! Head across to Botanic Park, home of the giant Moreton Bay Fig Trees, and pass the Adelaide Zoo - home to Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, and many other exotic animals. The last stretch will take you along the idyllic River Torrens once again to get you back to where it all started at Bloom Cafe.

The University of Adelaide: Our most recommended tours and activities

Adelaide: Half-Day City Highlights, Mt. Lofty, and Hahndorf

Adelaide: Half-Day City Highlights, Mt. Lofty, and Hahndorf

Experience the best of Adelaide on a half-day tour of its best landmarks. Hear insightful commentary from your guide as you admire highlights, including St. Peter's Cathedral and the Adelaide Oval. Take in the views at Mt. Lofty and then visit Hahndorf. Meet your guide and embark on your half-day tour of Adelaide. See highlights, such as St. Peter's Cathedral, the cultural boulevard of North Terrace, the University of Adelaide, the South Australia Museum, the Art Gallery, the State Library, and the world-famous Adelaide Oval. Go further and visit Colonel Light's Lookout, Plane Tree Drive, Victoria Square, and more. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide interesting commentary and facts about the sights and Adelaide's history. Continue to Mt. Lofty Lookout and get a birds'-eye view of the city before heading to Hahndorf. On arrival, enjoy free time to explore Australia's first German settlement at your own pace. Your tour will end at the departure point.

Adelaide: Guided Ultimate Walking Tour with Drink and Snack

Adelaide: Guided Ultimate Walking Tour with Drink and Snack

Experience Adelaide with this comprehensive and enjoyable tour. Get the city's complete story, discovering the unique reasons why both locals and this tour affectionately add an 'R' to Adelaide. Informative, fun, and immersive, this adventure covers all you need to know about this captivating city. Gear up for a unique Adelaide adventure, where you’ll deep dive into the stories behind this vibrant and diverse city. Discover everything from the intriguing origins behind Adelaide's name to its history as a colony, and the surprising tales of its founders. Uncover its darker and murkier past that defies its serene reputation as the city of churches. Roam through historic arcades and streets, tracing the footsteps of a city that has pioneered social reform and women's rights, contributing to inventions such as Wifi, sunscreen, goon, stobie poles, and the pie floater. During the tour, we will have a break and treat you to a small picnic of Adelaide food and drink specialties by the riverside. This provides an opportunity for further questions and exclusive advice beyond what you'll find in a guidebook, ensuring you make the most of your time in Adelaide. Learn about how Adelaide stands as the only city globally where a non-carbonated drink outsells Coca-Cola. Hear compelling narratives of Adelaide's colorful characters, indigenous heritage, and explore hidden laneways adorned with street art, cafes, and bars. All while you leisurely stroll from spot to spot, yarning about the wonders surrounding you.

Adelaide: Electric Bike City Tour or Hire Only

Adelaide: Electric Bike City Tour or Hire Only

Your guided city e-bike tour will begin at the beautiful Bloom Cafe, where you can start the morning off with a coffe and cake. You will then be fitted to your e-bike for the tour and begin your journey! Visit the iconic Adelaide Oval, one of the most picturesque sporting grounds in the world. Spend time exploring the stadium before getting on your electric bike to begin your tour around the city. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Adelaide as your guide leads you along the Linear Park Trail, showcasing the River Torrens. Stop to take-in popular sights along the way, such as the Old Adelaide Gaol and other historic buildings along North Terrace, including Adelaide University, The Art Gallery, South Australian Museum, and the State Library, whose architecture perfectly captures our city's history. Continuing along the Riverbank Precinct, pass the famous St Peters Cathedral and University Bridge as we near one of our final stops - the National Wine Centre of Australia. Here, you will have the chance to indulge in a delicious Charcuterie Board & Australian Wine Flight whilst being nestled in the heart of the Botanic Gardens. After you've enjoyed your platter and wine, stroll through the Botanic Gardens and soak up its rich and diverse beauty! Head across to Botanic Park, home of the giant Moreton Bay Fig Trees, and pass the Adelaide Zoo - home to Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, and many other exotic animals. The last stretch will take you along the idyllic River Torrens once again to get you back to where it all started at Bloom Cafe.

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3.3
(3 reviews)

I thoroughly enjoyed my tour with Dax as my guide .He gave me an excellent tour which included very interesting historical , social and artist facts and information as well as assisting me in improving my awareness of the city .The drink and snack were very welcome and included local specialities .

Very comfortable vehicle. Tour guide was informative and easy to talk to. Pick up location was not clear BUT I was able to phone and talk to someone for clarity. Very enjoyable.

Our tour was excellent, Sam our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable, we had a great morning and enjoyed our tour immensely.. Thanks Sam

These guys are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble and they are very courteous and knowledgeable. Highly recommend

This was exacy what I needed to get to know the city, its origins and famous people.