Our Adelaide Airport branch is convenient to the CBD and a five-minute walk to the Adelaide Parklands inter-state train station & Adelaide Showground train station
Often an overlooked tourist destination in Australia, Adelaide has evolved in recent years to become a vibrant hub of world-class art, music and laneway bars, with a compelling festival calendar year-round. This cosmopolitan coastal city is surrounded by a ring of parkland nestled up against the River Torrens, offering ample opportunities for lazy strolls around the perimeter of the sleepy city centre.
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If you’re planning a trip to this underrated Australian capital city, read through our destination guide to learn more about the must-see sights and attractions:
Vino lovers rejoice. The breathtaking Adelaide Hills are famous for their generous bounty of world-class wines. Home to over 60 individual wineries, the hills are widely considered one of Australia’s top cool-climate wine regions. Better yet, they’re easily accessible via a short drive from Adelaide’s CBD.
To help make the decision process a little less overwhelming, some of your top picks include:
The Art Gallery of South Australia proudly holds one of the largest art museum collections in all the country. For those looking to experience the cultural attractions the city has to offer, head on over to the heritage 19th and 20th-century buildings making up Adelaide’s cultural precinct in the city’s heart.
With over 47,000 works of art sourced from Australia, Asia, North America and Europe, you’ll quickly lose yourself among these extraordinary and carefully curated exhibitions and displays.
If you’re interested in experiencing contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, then it’s also worth paying a visit to Tandanya, the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute.
No trip to Adelaide would be complete without a day spent wandering through the three public gardens that make up this stunning natural attraction. Choose from Adelaide Botanic Garden in the CBD, Wittunga Botanic Garden in the suburb Blackwood, south of the CBD, or Mount Lofty Botanic Garden in the Adelaide Hills, approximately 30 minutes away from the CBD in your hire car.
The gardens offer an impressive collection of recreational, educational, cultural and scientific facilities for guests to enjoy.
Adelaide has become renowned for its stunningly diverse mix of festivals throughout the year. February and March are two of the busiest months, hosting popular events such as the Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe and WOMADelaide.
For those looking for the funny, whacky and weird, the Fringe Festival, in particular, offers a jam-packed program of comedy, cabaret and more. Simply hit the streets and choose from over 900 events as you explore pop-up locations and acts at established galleries, theatres and other venues.
Adelaide’s domestic and international airport is just a short 15-minute drive to the city centre. Book your rental car ahead of your trip so you’re ready to explore this lovely city and its vibrant countryside in comfort.
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We have rental car locations all over New Zealand and Australia so no matter where you plan to pick up your car rental or drop off your rental car we will be able to accommodate your needs, our locations are all open 7 days a week and with arrangement offer after-hours Rental car pickups and drop-offs.
New Zealand - Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Christchurch Airport, Wellington Airport, Picton Interislander Ferry Terminal, Queenstown Airport and Dunedin Airport.
Australia - Adelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Cairns Airport, Cairns CBD, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, Sydney Airport and Perth Airport