Adelaide is a city found in South Australia. The city is so full of both natural and manmade features that will amaze every new visitor in this region. From the jagged mountain peaks, verdant parks, botanical gardens, pristine beaches and lush forests, this is a city that you will love to stay in. On top of attractive sites, the city has world class hotels, shopping malls, delicious foods, nightlife and plenty of entertainment. Let’s look at some of the best places you can visit in Adelaide.
Art galleries in South Australia
These galleries are among the most favored places when visitors come to Adelaide. The galleries comprises of the best works of art from the best of Australian artists as well as foreign artists. It is in these galleries that you will see Rodin sculptures. When you go through the Elder’s wing of the gallery, you will see colonial state collections as well as Australian Federation Landscapes. With more than 38,000 items for you to see, you can choose a free guided tour. These galleries are also popular for their restaurants where delicious meals are served.
The botanical gardens here are uniquely made to provide the viewers with the experience. Some of these botanical gardens are; Wittunga Botanic Gardens, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, Bicentennial Conservatory, Museum of Economic Botany. It happens that most of the visitors in Adelaide must visit some of the botanical gardens before concluding their tour.
Migration museums also falls in the list of most visited sites. These museums are so full of tales and culture of the tribes that migrated in to South Australia so long ago. Some of the stories you will here are very touching. If you have an interest in knowing the history more than 90 tribes that have occupied this region, you will get all these information in this well protected museum.
Every time a kangaroo is mentioned, most people will think about Australia. Among the best places where you can see these kangaroos is in the kangaroo islands in Adelaide. On top of seeing large numbers of kangaroos, visitors will also enjoy seeing other animals such as sea lions, koalas and pelicans. There are also different species of birds to watch from this region. In kangaroo islands, you will not experience wildlife alone as there are many other activities that are done here for example, swimming with dolphins, watching ragged cliffs, sunbathing in golden beaches and guided tours to deep jungles. After a tiring day in the field, you can get a wonderful moment to relax while enjoying at massage parlor and spa. If you are lucky, you will also get an opportunity to mix with the locals in tasting free local wines, honey and goat’ cheese.
This is another very popular site that attracts a lot of visitors. Most of the people who come here are those that love the game of cricket. These collections are found at South Australian Institute building. By watching the personal memorabilia of legendary sir Donald Bradman, visitors get a chance to experience the life of this hero.