SOUTH AUSTRALIA SELF DRIVE ITINERARY – ADELAIDE & ADELAIDE HILLS

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					 South AuStrAliA Self drive itinerAry – AdelAide & AdelAide hillS




AdelAide And                                      If it’s a market day (Tuesday to           Finish the afternoon with a stroll       day 3
                                                  Saturday), visit the Central Market,       through the Rundle Mall shopping
AdelAide Hills –                                  or take a behind-the-scenes tour at        precinct for both department store
                                                                                                                                      Today, explore the beautiful Adelaide
                                                                                                                                      Hills. Follow Old Mount Barker Road
3 dAys                                            Haigh’s Chocolates Visitor Centre.         and boutique shopping.
                                                                                                                                      to Aldgate and Bridgewater. Stop
                                                  This afternoon visit Tandanya –            This evening, dine along any number      and stroll through these pretty towns
day 1
                                                  National Aboriginal Cultural Institute,    of Adelaide’s ‘eat streets’, such as     before heading to the historic town of
Spend the day exploring Adelaide’s                one block from Rundle Street.              Gouger Street, Rundle Street and         Hahndorf for lunch. In Hahndorf, shop
city centre on foot. Walk along North             Tandanya is Australia’s only multi-        Hutt Street in the city, and O’Connell   in heritage buildings for local arts and
Terrace and take time to explore the              arts Aboriginal cultural centre, and       Street and Melbourne Street in           crafts, taste traditional delicacies and
Art Gallery of South Australia, the               contains galleries, art performance        nearby North Adelaide.                   stop for a stein of beer at the German
Migration Museum and the South                    areas and a café. There is a daily                                                  Arms Hotel. Highlights include Udder
Australian Museum, including its                  presentation by Aboriginal performers      day 2                                    Delights Cheese Cellar and Café,
exceptional Australian Aboriginal                 at noon.                                                                            The Olive Grove for olives, olive oil,
Cultures Gallery. Stroll through the                                                         This morning take the tram to the
                                                                                                                                      pestos and wine, Chocolate@No.5
beautiful Botanic Garden before                   Take the free City Loop bus to visit       seaside suburb of Glenelg, only a
                                                                                                                                      and Divine Cupcakes.
exploring the National Wine Centre,               the JamFactory Contemporary Craft          30-minute ride from the centre of the
then walking to Rundle Street in the              & Design Centre, where guided              city. Here, walk along the Esplanade,    From Hahndorf, travel up the
east end of the city. Rundle Street               tours of the centre’s four professional    explore the shops of Jetty Road,         Onkaparinga Valley, stopping at
is the centre of the city’s alfresco              studios are available. You can see         and stop for a coffee break at the       Melba’s Chocolate Factory at
dining. Choose from many cuisines                 the makers working with hot glass,         beachside hotels or Holdfast Shores      Woodside and the Old Woollen Mills
including modern Australian, Italian,             ceramics, furniture and metal design.      Marina complex where there are a         at Lobethal, home of the Adelaide
Greek or Thai.                                    Contemporary Australian art, craft         variety of cafés and restaurants. Take   Hills Market. The Adelaide Hills is
                                                  and design are on sale in the award-       a cruise to swim with dolphins with      famous for its cool climate wines.
As an alternative, take a morning                 winning shop.                              Temptation Sailing, or a high speed      Some of the best include Shaw and
ride on a city sights tour and visit                                                         ride with Hel-a-va Jetboat.              Smith, Petaluma, Chain of Ponds,
some of Adelaide’s best locations                                                                                                     The Lane, Nepenthe and Hahndorf
and attractions.                                                                             Return to the city this afternoon
                                                                                                                                      Hill Wineries. Return to Adelaide on
                                                                                             to collect a rental car for the
                                                                                                                                      the scenic route through Ashton and
                                                                                             30-minute drive to the Adelaide Hills.
                                                                                                                                      Norton Summit.
                                                                                             Accommodation in the hills includes
                                                                                             five-star heritage guesthouses, luxury   Stirling to Lobethal:
                                                                                             bed and breakfasts and quaint self-      35km, 40 minutes
                                                                                             contained cottages.                      Lobethal to Adelaide:
                                                                                                                                      36km, 40 minutes
                                                                                             Adelaide to Stirling:
                                                                                             16km, 30 minutes                         * Distances and times do not include
                                                                                                                                      detours or stops.




Left to right: Museum of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide; Ashton, Adelaide Hills.   southaustralia.com.au

				
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