What Can I Do in Adelaide in 24 Hours?

Are you passing through Adelaide for the day and want to make the most of it? Adelaide is the perfect size to gain maximum enjoyment without having to travel too far! If you’ve only got 24 hours to spare, here’s how you can have the perfect day and night.

Here’s our supercharged Itinerary which will give you a great taste of the must place to visit in Adelaide

Start Your Day off Right

If you’ve just woken up in the heart of Adelaide and feeling excited about what the day has to offer you, then you’ll need to start the day off right, with a hearty breakfast. If you’re staying at InterContinental Adelaide you’ll be offered a full, hearty buffet breakfast with exclusive views of the River Torrens. If you’re keen to be out and about for breakfast you’ll find an array of trendy cafes offering you breakfast and your caffeine fix on King William and Unley Road in the CBD.

Get Exploring

Now that you’ve started your day off right, it’s time to get exploring! You’ll have plenty of activities to choose from and you’ll be able to find something to suit your needs, whether you are travelling solo for business or with your family. You might enjoy:


  • The Adelaide Zoo: See the roaring lions or find the tallest giraffe. You’ll see it all at the Adelaide Zoo. Regular shows with the free flight birds and hands on experiences are also up on offer.
  • The Adelaide Oval: Filled with sporting history, the Adelaide Oval is a great place to visit, even if there isn’t a game on. The Adelaide Oval has hosted football and cricket games since Colonial times and a tour is a must for any Aussie sporting fanatic.
  • Head to the Beach: If the weather is good, and you’re in Adelaide then you need to take the time to visit the beach. Don’t worry if you don’t have the time to go for a swim, there’s still plenty to do in and around the beach to enjoy its scenery. A quick tram ride from Victoria Square in the CBD will lead you right to Glenelg Beach.
  • South Australian Museum: Escape the hustle and bustle and you’ll find yourself in the calm, yet inviting South Australian Museum. Founded in 1856, this museum takes you through the world’s largest collection of Australia Indigenous artefacts. There’s plenty of hands on experiences there for children to enjoy too.

Dinner is Sorted

You’ll have no trouble finding dinner during your stay in Adelaide. A huge selection of many cuisines can be found. To get the real tastes of South Australia explore restaurants that boast serving local produce and wine.


Relax into the Nightlife

The bar scene is high and inviting in Adelaide. As your day melds into night, take advantage of the gorgeous laneways, alight with good food, good wine and great personality. Try Leigh St, Peel St and Gilbert Place for some spots in Adelaide you’ll be desperate to return to next time.


After a long day, relax in your room!

Once you’ve had the time of your life exploring the city, rest in style before you head home. Experience luxury accommodation where we’ll make sure you leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and inspired by all Adelaide has to offer. Book with InterContinental Adelaide direct today to receive the lowest online rate.