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Wanderlust Wednesday – Exploring Cities – Adelaide

October 15, 2015 3 min read

Hello there fellow travel junkies!

We are back with another amazing edition of Wanderlust Wednesday at The Luggage Professionals, taking you around the beloved city of Adelaide. Come join us on this journey where we explore one of Australia's most beautiful cities.

While we all love travelling to places we haven't seen before, sometimes, if you explore a well-known city with a fresh perspective, you might just find some hidden gems!

Without further ado, let's get to exploring all the awesome things Adelaide has to offer:

Adelaide Oval: Touted as one of the most picturesque cricket stadium in the world, the Adelaide Oval is a must visit for every cricket fan, or even a sports fan for that matter. Take a guided tour to see the Sir Donald Bradman Stand, the old heritage Scoreboard, the Players changing rooms and all other wonderful things that can only be seen with a tour. The tour takes approximately one and a half hours and if you have the time, definitely go on one!

Haigh’s Chocolates: Located in the heart of Adelaide, Haigh's Chocolates is paradise for all chocloate lovers. With some of the best chocolates in Australia available here, people who have a sweet tooth will have a field day. The building which houses Haigh's Chocolates also has an old world charm to it, making this experience all the more amazing.

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Adelaide Botanic Garden: A beautiful place to get lost in, the Botanic Gardens are going to be loved by nature enthusiasts. With lots of spots where you can sit and enjoy the beauty of nature, these gardens will delight you in all ways possible. There is a restored 1877 Palm House, the First Creek wetlands, the water lily pavilion and many other highlights which you can enjoy. Take the Tappa Mai tours and get a taste of Authentic Aboriginal food along with a deeper insight into their culture. Visit this page for more information.

Henley Beach: A popular beachside suburb in Adelaide, head to Henley Beach to enjoy a soothing walk on the sand, have a picnic with your family or head to one of the many restaurants along the beach to enjoy a grand meal.

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Waterfall Gully: Located in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, the Waterfall Gully will be perfect for those who enjoy hiking and love a little bit of adventure. You can take the walking trail to Mt. Lofty Summit to enjoy the beautiful scenery to its maximum. If you simply want to sit back and relax, go to the Utopia at Waterfall Gully restaurant and enjoy delicious food with amazing views.

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Jetty Road: The main dining and shopping district, the hustling and bustling Jetty Road is the perfect destination for spending a relaxed day shopping and enjoying the beachside atmosphere that goes on at the road. From famous pizza joints to bistro dining, Jetty Road has something to offer for everyone! Head to Jetty Road's Pier to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and its magnificent sunsets.

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National Wine Center of Australia: Built beautifully with gorgeous surroundings, the National wine center offers about 120 wines of Australia. Head here to enjoy some of the finest wines, take a tour around the museum and enjoy the complete high dining experience with gourmet meals.

St. Peters Cathedral: One of Adelaide's most iconic landmarks, St. Peter's Cathedral has much to offer in terms of beauty as well as history. Influences of French Gothic Architecture can be seen in the beautiful stained glass windows and the Ladys Chapel is definitely worth the visit. You can even take a guided tour to learn all about the history of this magnificent church. Visit this page for more information.

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Hahndorf: A half hour's drive from the Adelaide CBD, Hahndorf is the oldest German settlement in Australia and is definitely worth a visit. You can see European influences all around you, with German style Pubs and bakeries scattered all over. Located in the Adelaide Hills, Hahndorf is abundant in greenery as well, so you can enjoy quiet walks while admiring God's beauty all around you!

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Glenelg Suburb: A hustling and bustling beach side suburb, Glenelg offers breathtaking views of the beach along with a host of other activities. You can shop till you drop, take picturesque walks along the beach, enjoy the lively streets of the suburb or even go crazy with the electrifying nightlife of Glenelg.

Well, that's about it! Have you discovered any hidden gems in Adelaide that you would like to share with us?

Let us know your secrets in the comments below ;)

Until next time, Happy Travelling!

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