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Perfect for a day out, the Adelaide Botanic Garden is a wonderful place for both a recreational and educational outing. The place is used by many organizations to host local events and private functions too. Inside the gardens are water sculptures, secluded garden spaces and plant conservatories. A great spot for family outings, learn about exotic species of plants and flowers.
A gift from Adelaide's Japanese sister city, this peaceful site offers both a senzui and kare senzui, or "lake and mountain garden" and "dry rock garden." Guided tours of the scenic attraction are available, allowing visitors the chance to learn as they relish in nature's striking color palettes. The serene beauty of the site's pond, waterfall, summerhouse, and tea house have a meditative quality that is sure to calm and relax visitors. Situated in Adelaide's south parklands, this is a can't-miss stop in a must-see location.
Located in the eastern part of Adelaide, Waterfall Gully is a fun tourist destination composed of breath-taking waterfalls and the scenic Mount Lofty summit from where you can experience a bird's eye view of the surrounding landscape. Ideal for a day picnic, the area has several picnic sites and offers plenty of walking and hiking opportunities as well. There is an onsite restaurant serving delightful food.
Glenelg Beach is located in the suburb of Glenelg just 12 kilometers (7.45 miles) from Adelaide. Find a quiet spot with a book, sit back and soak up the sun on the sandy white beach. The Beach House amusement park offers entertainment for children as well as adults. It's great for a dip in the sea and very safe since the Glenelg's Surf Life Save Club provides supervised swimming scope. The company of friendly dolphins is not unlikely while swimming as dolphin swim and/or watch is the biggest attraction of the beach. Apart from these relaxing activities, you can indulge yourself in some aquatic adventures like snorkeling, diving and water sports. The Jetty Road along the beach is lined with a variety of dining and shopping options. Year after year, the Glenelg Beach is regarded as one of the best holiday locations.
Step on board the Port Princess Cruise Boat for a remarkable tour through the Port River. Spot some of the city's famed riverside attractions, and be sure to have your camera handy for there are some sights along the course that you would want to capture. Port Princess Cruise Boat also offers dolphin spotting, and the boat can also be hired for private events.