Long known as the City of Churches, these days Adelaide has a lot more to offer visitors than just some old buildings (though these do remain impressive). Today the city draws travellers with its busy festival calendar, tranquil green spaces, vibrant small bar scene and deeply steeped food and wine culture. From watching the sun go down at a beach bar in Glenelg, to tasting artisanal cheese at the Adelaide Central Markets, Adelaide city is brimming with exciting experiences to try.

And the excitement doesn’t stop at the city border. From Adelaide you can enjoy day trips to a bunch of alluring destinations including Kangaroo Island, the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and more. Whether you have a week or a weekend, you will find it easy to fill your time in Adelaide with fun new things to see and do.

Our Adelaide tours have plenty of sightseeing and activities to keep you busy! From sipping your way through the world-class wine regions on the city’s doorstep to unforgettable wildlife encounters on Kangaroo Island, we have tours to delight all types of travellers. Join us to discover the spectacular scenery, fascinating history and iconic animals of Adelaide and South Australia.

Best Adelaide Tours and Day Trips

With several top wine regions within hours drive, you simply can’t visit Adelaide without doing a wine tour. The Barossa Valley is synonymous with Australia’s big reds, producing over 20% of Australia’s wine in a small area covering 25kms. Located within easy reach from Adelaide, you can take a day tour to discover what is on offer at some of Australia’s biggest producers including Jacob’s Creek and Wolf Blass wineries. Tours offer lunch to showcase the fresh produce of the area, perfect for matching with a local chardonnay or shiraz.

The German influence of the early settlers is evident in the architecture of the Gothic steeples and traditional stone cottages. This influence is nowhere more evident than in Hahndorf, which you can visit on the Grand Barossa Valley with Hahndorf or Adelaide Highlights with Wine Tasting and Coast Tour.

If you’re short on time, but still want to sample some of South Australia’s best vinos, join our Wine Tasting and Coast Tour. This half-day tour from Adelaide visits two wineries in the well-known McLaren Vale region for wine tastings. You’ll explore the charming main street of McLaren Vale with some free time and finish off the day at the seaside suburb of Glenelg.

For animal lover looking for a day trip in Adelaide, an excursion to Kangaroo Island is a must! Located just off the south coast, the island is home to a variety of amazing animal species. You’ll be able to see wallabies, goannas, echidnas, koalas, kangaroos, seabirds, and exciting marine wildlife. Our one day tours include the chance to spot Australian sea lions at Seal Bay, a delicious lunch on the island, the stunning rock formations at Remarkable Rocks and much more. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, this action-packed trip is the best way to see Kangaroo Island in a day.

Explore Other Adelaide Sightseeing Tours

Our guided tours of Adelaide and the surrounding regions offer the chance to uncover the fascinating history and stories behind the city. Travel aboard a steamboat on the Murray River on our River Boats on the Murray Tour or ride a horse-drawn tram to Granite Island on the Victor Harbour with McLaren Vale Tour. Our city tours are an excellent way to learn more about Adelaide, its culture and its past with engaging commentary from our local guides.

Discover a range of amazing sightseeing and activities in this beautiful Australian city. Make a booking for our day tours in Adelaide online today!

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