48 Hours In Adelaide

Knock-off work early, board your flight and touchdown in Adelaide. Adelaide Airport is just 15 minutes away from the CBD, making for a quick and wallet-friendly trip into the city.

Within minutes you’ll be checked into your hotel and heading to the pitch to watch first-class cricket from the world’s best female T20 players at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. With matches at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide’s West End this February, there’s plenty to see, do and explore in Adelaide before and after the match.

Where to stay

Hennessy Rooftop Bar, Adelaide

Take your pick of the best hotels in Adelaide from five-star luxury to boutique and budget hotels perfect for any adventure. Check into the luxurious Mayfair Hotel, classic InterContinental or contemporary Pullman Hotel, unpack, and start exploring. Check out our guide to Adelaide’s best hotels here.

Before the game

Where to eat

Shobosho, Adelaide

Feeling hungry? Fuel up before the before the game at one of our top picks for a seriously good bite to eat in Adelaide. Top inner-city eats include Golden Boy, Africola, Osteria Oggi, Etica or Shobosho.

Grab a drink Before the game

Pink Moon Saloon, Peel Street, Adelaide

You’ll find some of Adelaide’s coolest spots for a pre-game drink in basements, behind secret doors and down unmarked alleyways. Buzzing Leigh Street and Peel Street are lined with fantastic small bars. Grab a drink at Maybe Mae, Hains & Co, Pink Moon Saloon or the underground Suzie Wong Bar at Red October. Continue on and explore Adelaide’s East End, steeped in history and oozing charm. Spend the night sipping New Orleans-inspired cocktails at NOLA or chilling in neon-lit lofts at Mr Goodbar.

After the game

Explore the city

Adelaide Central Market, Adelaide

The city is bursting with culture, flavours, events and entertainment. Explore chic inner-city boutiques, dine at world-famous restaurants, sip your way through a thriving small bar scene, get cultured at a myriad of unique art galleries and museums or take advantage of the jam-packed calendar of festivals and events. For a quintessential Adelaide experience, step out of your hotel and into a thriving hub of food and culture at the Adelaide Central Market. Grab breakfast, then embark on a guided tour, taking you through the market’s rich history, much-loved characters and tastes from all corners of the globe.

Explore the Adelaide Hills

The Lane Vineyard, Adelaide Hills

Just 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD lies the magical Adelaide Hills. Packed with world-class restaurants, award-winning wineries, incredible local food producers, picture-perfect country views and lush, leafy towns, it’s a whole world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. While away an afternoon nestled among rolling green hills sampling a local drop at one of the region’s many wineries including Bird In Hand, Mount Lofty Ranges Vineyard or The Lane Vineyard. If beer is your thing, head to Mount Barker and spend the day sipping some of Australia’s best brews at international award-winning Prancing Pony Brewery.

Explore McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula

Venture to world-famous McLaren Vale and discover prime wine country and spectacular coastal vistas just 45 minutes from Adelaide. The ultimate day-trip location from Adelaide, McLaren Vale lies on the Fleurieu Peninsula, where you’ll find some of South Australia’s very-best beaches, just minutes away from world-famous restaurants and multi-award-winning wineries. Explore more than 70 cellar doors, sipping your way around award-winning wineries like d’Arenberg Cube, Wirra Wirra Winery and Hugh Hamilton Winer or dine on farm-fresh, sustainable produce.

Explore more in south australia

Two days is just enough for a taste of all South Australia has to offer. With countless unique experiences all on Adelaide’s doorstep, extend your trip and discover Kangaroo Island where wildlife abounds or sample more of South Australia’s famed wine in the internationally-renowned Barossa wine region.

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