The Adelaide Botanic Garden is an oasis in the cosmopolitan heart of the city. This 16-hectare historical garden features stunning collections of plants including Australian natives, exotics and ornamental plants. To make the most of your time, stop by the Visitor Information Centre and find out what is happening at the garden and which plant collections are looking their best.
Take a walk across the top of the Oval on a purpose-built path from the western stand to the Riverbank stand while enjoying spectacular views of the city and Adelaide’s suburbs. For more information about the climb and the prices please visit their website.
There are over 200 cellar doors on Adelaide’s doorstep. Adelaide is the wine capital of Australia. There is so much to explore, including the Barossa, McLaren Vale, the Adelaide Hills, Coonawarra and more!
The Art Gallery of South Australia organises free daily tours departing 1100 hours and 1400 hours. For more information, please visit their website.
The State Library of South Australia offers free weekday tours running twice a day.
Markets and eat streets
The Adelaide Central Market is unique. There is so much fruit, meat, vegetables and gourmet produce. It’s undercover and simply sensational. Gouger Street is one of Adelaide’s bustling restaurant strips. The choice is enormous. There’s plenty more on offer in Rundle Street. There are many pubs and more than 100 restaurants in Adelaide city alone.
Situated on the edge of Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Gardens the centre combines eye-catching architecture and smooth functionality to create an exciting tourism attraction which showcases the Australian wine industry.
The complex features outdoor terrace areas with views of the centre’s courtyard and Botanic Gardens. Guests can complete their experience by tasting fine Australian wines, or enjoying a meal from their seasonal a la carte menu in the ground floor Cellar Door. Discover all there is to do at the National Wine Centre, perfect to accommodate everyone from the complete novice to the wine connoisseur!
For more information, please visit their website.
The South Australian Museum offers visitors five floors of exhibits that reveal many fascinating stories. Exhibitions and displays reflect the museum’s extensive collections, including the Australian Aboriginal and Pacific Cultures collections. The Ancient Egyptian Room has been a favourite destination for generations of museum visitors, and the Giant Squid is always a winner with children and adults alike.
Explore Indigenous Australian art at the Tandanya art museum though visual art, music and storytelling. For more information, please visit their website.
Tasting Australia will be held in South Australia over the period of the Congress. The festival will run from 30 April – 7 May 2017 and has been designed to showcase South Australia’s produce from paddock to plate. A series of events and activities will be held throughout the festival period. For more information on the program, the events and what is happening throughout the festival please visit the Tasting Australia website.