South Australia is a one-stop destination for world-class wine, unbeatable gourmet food and produce, spectacular natural scenery and unique wildlife. Start your getaway in Adelaide.
accommodation: the Mayfair Hotel
The Mayfair Hotel is located right in the heart of the city in a beautifully renovated Romanesque-style heritage building. The hotel’s 170 stylish and well-appointed rooms and suits are complemented by Mayflower Restaurant and Bar, and the rooftop bar Hennessy that offers stunning views across the city. The Mayfair Hotel is the gateway linking the Rundle Mall and Adelaide's exciting new Riverbank Entertainment Precinct.
Activity 1: Lady Burra Brewhouse for lunch
Located in the heart of the CBD in the transforming Topham Mall, Lady Burra Brewhouse is not just a bar with unique beers on tap. It’s also Adelaide’s only CBD microbrewery. Guests are treated to full view of the shiny vats full of beer, when they walk through the doors of the entrance. Wonderfully, there’s also a food menu to soak up all the tastings. With a full kitchen on site, diners can peer inside and watch the chefs at work – ranging from wood fire pizzas, cheeseboards and charcuteries plates.
Activity 2: Join a City Tour with EcoCaddy
EcoCaddy provides eco-friendly passenger transportation services and unique tours. The pedicabs boast an unrivalled ability to ride the footpaths, cycleways, parkways and laneways of Adelaide and its surrounds. Let them showcase the landscapes, architecture and history of Adelaide in a unique, eco-friendly, cycling tour.
Activity 3: Free time to explore Adelaide City
North Terrace is often referred to as Adelaide’s Cultural Boulevard where South Australia's history lives. Not just in museums and the South Australian Art Gallery, but in memorials, statues, plaques - and the many splendid historic buildings.
Rundle Mall is the shopping heart of Adelaide. Created in 1976 as Australia's first pedestrian mall, you'll find more than 600 retail stores, four major department stores and 15 arcades there. There are also outdoor cafes and bars to relax in.
Activity 4: 2KW Bar & Restaurant
2KW Bar & Restaurant is an exciting bar and restaurant concept, opening 30m above street level, atop the historic building at 2 King William Street. Stunning views of Adelaide can be seen from the rooftop bar and restaurant.
Activity 5: Breakfast at Adelaide Central Market
With more than 70 traders under one roof, the Adelaide Central Market is one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere, buzzing with life and colour all year round.
The Market offers a huge range of fresh food including fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, seafood, cheeses, bakery, smallgoods and health foods, along with some of Adelaide’s most popular cafes and eateries. With over 9 million visitors every year, the Adelaide Central Market remains Adelaide’s premier food destination for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce.
Activity 6: Dinner at Shobosho
At Shobosbo enjoy the ancient traditions of Japanese yakitori, with the finesse, skill & texture of all that is raw, cured, pickled and fermented. The menu takes a journey through raw to cooked, with yakitori, noodles, dumplings, bao, robata grilled and spit roasted meats.
Adelaide Oval RoofClimb followed by lunch at the Hill of Grace restaurant. Take on the Icon with a 1.5 hour trek, taking in panoramic views of the City of Adelaide and surrounds. This tour will have you scaling the magnificent infrastructure that envelopes the famous Adelaide Oval cricket ground. After your roofclimb experience, enjoy lunch at the Hill of Grace restaurant for the finest South Australian local produce, overlooking Adelaide Oval once again.