We absolutely love Adelaide, and it’s such a great place to visit all year round! Check out 10 activities below as some inspiration to the city. Also, see Visiting Adelaide, An Inclusive Guide to the City for lot’s of useful information too!
Adelaide Zoo: is one of Adelaide’s most iconic attractions, home to 2500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals.
NOTE: Companion Card accepted. Service dogs unfortunately are not due to quarantine restrictions. The Natures Playground accessible toilet is fitted with a full body ceiling hoist. The squirrel monkey encounter is wheelchair accessible.
National Wine Centre: is a public exhibition building about winemaking and its industry in South Australia. Sample from a range of 120 different wines, all dispensed from the state of-the-art, self-serve Enomatic servers.
NOTE: Two accessible carparks located via the driveway on Botanic Road, after Bus Stop 1, entry into the venue is via the Wined Bar courtyard.
Rundle Mall: is the premier shopping and meeting Place in Adelaide, South Australia, with over 1000 retail stores and services.
NOTE: The tram is located at the Western end of the mall. Hindley Street, Rundle Street and North Terrace are all within easy reach. Accessible bathrooms are available in the major department stores, Southern Cross Arcade and Rundle Place.
Adelaide Oval: is the premier sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia and is widely regarded as one of the most picturesque sporting grounds in Australia. boasting world class facilities.
NOTE: There are 275 places for wheelchair users with flexible seating for personal assistants, companions or guests.
Mt Lofty Botanical Gardens: Overlooking the picturesque Piccadilly Valley, it features displays of cool-climate plants, which thrive on the eastern slopes of Mount Lofty. The lakeside trail was designed with universal access in mind.
NOTE: For those with access needs the lower entrance is preferable, with plenty of accessible parking, bathroom facilities and direct access to the one-kilometre Lakeside Trail which has been designed with universal access in mind.
Seacliff Beach: a popular beach suburb of Adelaide in the City of Holdfast Bay and home to South Australia’s first beach mat which is rolled out during Life Saving Beach Patrols.
NOTE: The beach mat is rolled out on weekends and public holidays, from lunch time until 5pm, during the summer months. A beach wheelchair is also available to borrow, available from the patrol on duty.
Adelaide Gaol: was an Australian prison located in the Park Lands of Adelaide, in the state of South Australia. The gaol was the first permanent one in South Australia.
NOTE: Open 10am – 4pm – 7 days a week, last entry for self-guided tours is at 3.00pm.
North Terrace: is the home of many of Adelaide’s well known cultural institutions including the State Library, Art Gallery, SA Museum, Migration Museum and Government House.
NOTE: The SA Museum is fully wheelchair accessible with lifts to all levels. An access parking space can be found behind the Museum (enter through the boom gate on Morgan Thomas Lane).
Central Markets: With over 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.
NOTE: Stalls and shops are all accessible.The accessible bathroom is compliant above the Australian Standard and includes features such as automatic door access, hand rails, emergency response buttons (if assistance is required)
Glenelg: Only 20 minutes from the city and five minutes from Adelaide Airport, Glenelg is a fabulous place to relax, explore and experience Adelaide at its best.
NOTE: Public transport via the tram is easy and accessible, running directly from the Adelaide CBD.