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Ranked #1 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #2 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Gardens

Walk down North Terrace to East Terrace and enter gardens through clearly identified old gates.Entrance is free. Once you have entered you can walk straight ahead or to the right... more »

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Ranked #3 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
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Ranked #4 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it... more » Owner description: A must-see in the city of Adelaide not only because it holds one of Australia's finest art collections, but also because it offers a variety of activities for all ages. « less
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Ranked #5 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Trails
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Ranked #6 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #7 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Natural History Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The South Australian Museum is recognised as a global leader in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research, based... more » Owner description: The South Australian Museum is recognised as a global leader in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research, based on its premier collections. It is one of the most highly visited museums in in the country and features several permanent galleries including the South Australian Biodiversity Gallery, Pacific Cultures Gallery, and the Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery. « less
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Ranked #8 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Trams
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Ranked #9 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Ranked #10 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Explore the history of Australian railways in this engaging museum. You will encounter numerous displays of various railway... more » Owner description: Explore the history of Australian railways in this engaging museum. You will encounter numerous displays of various railway artifacts and see steam and diesel trains at work. « less
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Ranked #11 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Founded in 1936 as a 17-player radio ensemble, this orchestra is now the largest performing arts organization in South... more » Owner description: Founded in 1936 as a 17-player radio ensemble, this orchestra is now the largest performing arts organization in South Australia and has achieved world acclaim. « less
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Ranked #12 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #13 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Established in 1986 and built on the site of the former Adelaide Destitute Asylum, the Migration Museum was the first museum... more » Owner description: Established in 1986 and built on the site of the former Adelaide Destitute Asylum, the Migration Museum was the first museum dedicated to the social history of migration in Australia. The Museum works towards the preservation, understanding and enjoyment of South Australia’s diverse cultures. It is a place to discover the many identities of the people of South Australia through the stories of individuals and communities. Its nine galleries, which include permanent and changing displays, trace the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Australia prior to colonisation, the history and impact of immigration from the nineteenth century onward, as well as the history of the site. The Museum is just a short walk down Kintore Avenue from North Terrace and is easily accessible by public transport. All of the Museum's galleries have disabled access. Entry to the Museum is free, with an optional gold coin donation. Tour groups are welcome but must book in advance. Members of the public can book a guided tour of the Migration Museum with a minimum of ten people per booking and a cost of $10 per person, concession rate $5 per person. « less
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Ranked #14 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #15 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: History Museums; Libraries
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Ranked #16 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: This mile-long avenue has a number of historical buildings, including an 1838 church, the colonial-era Ayers House and the... more » Owner description: This mile-long avenue has a number of historical buildings, including an 1838 church, the colonial-era Ayers House and the Adelaide Casino in a restored 1920s railway station. « less
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Ranked #17 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos

Adelaide  Zoo is more than a Zoo,  its a beautiful garden full of animals ,!  Kids will love the petting zoo, walk under magnificent birds, See Giant Pandas,  first in the... more »

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Ranked #18 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Maritime Museum sits in South Australia's first heritage precinct. It presents exhibitions over three floors of an 1850s... more » Owner description: The Maritime Museum sits in South Australia's first heritage precinct. It presents exhibitions over three floors of an 1850s bond store, the South Neptune Lighthouse and the steam tug Yelta. The Museum is fresh and interactive and makes history relevant to a popular audience. « less
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Ranked #19 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: This complex offers full-size swimming pool plus two play pools, and ample grounds with picnic tables and barbeque grills.... more » Owner description: This complex offers full-size swimming pool plus two play pools, and ample grounds with picnic tables and barbeque grills. Swimming lessons are available in season. « less
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Ranked #20 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #22 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #23 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #24 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Owner description: West Terrace Cemetery has been a feature of Adelaide since Colonel William Light laid out the city in 1837. Now this... more » Owner description: West Terrace Cemetery has been a feature of Adelaide since Colonel William Light laid out the city in 1837. Now this mini-metropolis of marble and slate reveals much, if not more, of city’s character than some of the more famous city attractions. Discover the many captivating and long-forgotten stories of its inhabitants on a guided tour or by exploring one of the free self-guided walking trails. « less
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Ranked #25 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #26 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Parks
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Ranked #27 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #28 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks
Owner description: A large, shaded junior/toddler play park with a liberty disabled swing provide fun for children of all abilities.Multiple... more » Owner description: A large, shaded junior/toddler play park with a liberty disabled swing provide fun for children of all abilities.Multiple barbeques and picnic settings beckon invitingly across the shady grassed expanse. The park contains a rotunda (which is available for hire) and a pavilion.A kiosk and heritage museum are proudly operated by the Rotary Club of Morialta.Please note that dogs are not allowed in Thorndon Park as it is a recognised bird sanctuary. « less
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Ranked #29 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Adelaide Festival Centre, Australia's first multi-purpose arts centre, offers a diverse program of festival quality shows... more » Owner description: The Adelaide Festival Centre, Australia's first multi-purpose arts centre, offers a diverse program of festival quality shows for a broad range of tastes and budgets throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #30 of 92 attractions in Adelaide
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