Adelaide combines exceptional food and wine, world-class events and immersive wildlife experiences. Play, stay & see South Australia in 48 hours.
3pm-6pm, Fly in: Knock-off work early, board your flight and touchdown in Adelaide. Our airport is just over 15 minutes away from the CBD, making for a quick and wallet-friendly trip into the city. Check into the luxurious Mayfair Hotel, classic InterContinental or contemporary Pullman Hotel, unpack, and start exploring.
7pm-8pm, Dinner in the city: By now you’ll probably have dinner on your mind. Our top picks for a seriously good bite to eat are Golden Boy, Osteria Oggi, Etica or Shobosho.
8pm-10pm, Let your hair down at one of Adelaide's world-famous festivals: Adelaide's festival calendar runs all-year round. Adelaide loves to party – especially during Mad March which is when the city is at its most festive and the days are long and nights balmy. From the east end to the west the city plays host to a smorgasbord of world-famous musical and sporting acts when Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival, Superloop Adelaide 500 and WOMAdelaide drive the city into party mode.
Throughout the rest of the year there's Tasting Australia, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, barrel-loads of wine festivals, Santos Tour Down Under and Adelaide Fashion Festival, just to name a few.
10pm-whenever, Drinks in Adelaide’s small bar scene: Adelaide’s Leigh Street and Peel Street are packed with fantastic small bars. You’ll find some of our coolest spots in basements, behind secret doors and down unmarked alleyways. Grab a drink at Clever Little Tailor, Maybe Mae, Hains & Co, Pink Moon Saloon, Therapy, or nearby La Buvette.
9am-10:30am, Breakfast and guided tour at the Central Market: Step out of your hotel and into a thriving hub of food and culture at the Adelaide Central Market. Grab breakfast, then embark on a guided tour, taking you through the market’s rich history, much-loved characters and tastes from all corners of the globe.
11am-3pm, Prancing Pony Brewery: Ubervino – your own private chauffeur – will whisk you away to an Adelaide Hills winery or brewery of your choice. Our recommended destination is international award-winning Prancing Pony Brewerywhere you'll spend the day sipping some of Australia’s best brews.
5pm-late, Explore Adelaide's East End restaurants and bars: Steeped in history and drenched in class, Adelaide’s East End bars are some of the finest you’ll find in Australia. Spend the night sipping New Orleans-inspired cocktails, chilling in neon-lit lofts or wining and dining alfresco.
9am-11am, Breakfast at Nano Café: Grab breakfast at Flinders Street Project – a local favourite in Adelaide’s trendy East End.
12:30pm-4pm, TrailHopper Tour to McLaren Vale: TrailHopper is South Australia's only hop on, hop off wine tour service. Take the McLaren Vale tour from your hotel to the region’s best wineries including Alpha Box and Dice, the d'Arenberg Cube, Coriole Vineyards, Wirra Wirra Winery and Hugh Hamilton Winery.
5pm-6pm, Fly out: Two days is just enough for a taste of all South Australia has to offer. With countless unique experiences all on Adelaide's doorstep, you'll want to come back for more!