Location

Adelaide Rockford
164 Hindley Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Australia

Things to do in Adelaide

Perfectly positioned on the corner of Morphett and Hindley Streets in the vibrant arts precinct of the city and West End, the Adelaide Rockford is literally in the heart of it all. Adelaide is known as the “20-minute city” due to its size and accessibility. No matter where you find yourself in the area, you’re never more than 20 minutes from the best tourist attractions, activities and things to do.

Adelaide Rockford is conveniently situated only 5 kilometres from the Adelaide Airport and is in close proximity to local golf courses, parks and public transport services, including the Adelaide to Glenelg tram. The free City Loop bus services North Terrace, the political, arts and cultural hub of the city, operating 7 days a week. It’s also easy to access, stopping just around the corner from Adelaide Rockford. Additionally the tram line that services the city to Glenelg operates from North Terrace (near Morphett Street Bridge) in Adelaide’s CBD City West. Tram travel within the Adelaide CBD area is free, connecting South Terrace, Victoria Square, Rundle Mall shopping and Adelaide Railway Station.

For more information on things to do and what to see during your stay in Adelaide, our tour desk is available to make recommendations and assist with arranging tours and activities.

Popular attractions near the Adelaide Rockford include:

Show All
  • Family
  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment
  • Adelaide Casino

    With more than 3 floors of excitement, the Adelaide Casino offers the most up-to-date gaming technology, great restaurants and trendy bars. It’s the perfect place for a night out on the town!

    more info

    Adelaide Casino

  • Adelaide Oval

    Whether you want to see a game of cricket or you’re in the mood for a concert, the Adelaide Oval is the stadium to visit. Recently renovated, this unique structure can host more than 50,000 guests for some of the most popular events around.

    more info

    Adelaide Oval

  • Rundle Mall Shopping Precinct

    As the longest and one of the busiest malls in Australia, Rundle Mall has a wide selection of retail establishments and top restaurants. There’s no shortage of food, fun and fashion at this beloved destination for locals and visitors alike.…
    more info

    Rundle Mall Shopping Precinct

  • Adelaide Zoo

    Considered an icon, the Adelaide Zoo has more than 2,500 animals in its majestic setting. In addition to seeing beautiful and exotic creatures, you can enjoy a wide array of activities and programs to learn more about nature. 

    more info

    Adelaide Zoo

  • Adelaide Botanic Garden

    Although it’s situated in the heart of the city, you’ll feel as if you’re in a whole other world while visiting Adelaide Botanic Garden. Stunning, unique plants from around Australia and across the globe are available for you to view and…
    more info

    Adelaide Botanic Garden

  • National Wine Centre

    If you’re a wine enthusiast, you need to spend time at this fantastic tourist attraction. More than 120 flavorful wines are available for you to taste. You’re also welcome to choose among a selection that fits both your style and your budget.

    more info

    National Wine Centre

  • Glenelg Beach

    Ever dream of swimming with the dolphins? How about joining a fishing charter? Or would you rather experience charming shops and restaurants? Glenelg Beach has it all and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities.…
    more info

    Glenelg Beach

  • Adelaide Entertainment Centre

    From corporate functions and gala dinners to cocktail parties and award presentations, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre is a versatile venue that can accommodate any type of event. Award-winning cuisine and outdoor entertaining areas make…
    more info

    Adelaide Entertainment Centre

  • Adelaide Festival Centre

    Theatre, dance, music and nearly every other performing art can be seen at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Since opening its doors in 1973, it has welcomed more than 980,000 guests annually to enjoy and appreciate amazing productions.
    more info

    Adelaide Festival Centre

  • Adelaide Central Market

    For more than 145 years, the Adelaide Central Market has offered great food and memorable cultural experiences. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood and bakery items are among the delicious goods that can be purchased at this well-loved…
    more info

    Adelaide Central Market

  • Kangaroo Island

    Some of the most exotic species of native Australian animals are protected on this beautiful island. A 2-hour drive from Adelaide, you can experience a wonderful world of natural beauty and choose from an exciting list of informational tours around the region.

    more info

    Kangaroo Island

  • State Library of South Australia

    Considered the largest public reference library in South Australia, this is the place where you can discover many fascinating facts about the area’s culture and history.

    more info

    State Library of South Australia

BACK TO ATTRACTIONS

Adelaide Casino

With more than 3 floors of excitement, the Adelaide Casino offers the most up-to-date gaming technology, great restaurants and trendy bars. It’s the perfect place for a night out on the town!

Adelaide Oval

Whether you want to see a game of cricket or you’re in the mood for a concert, the Adelaide Oval is the stadium to visit. Recently renovated, this unique structure can host more than 50,000 guests for some of the most popular events around.

Rundle Mall Shopping Precinct

As the longest and one of the busiest malls in Australia, Rundle Mall has a wide selection of retail establishments and top restaurants. There’s no shortage of food, fun and fashion at this beloved destination for locals and visitors alike.

Adelaide Zoo

Considered an icon, the Adelaide Zoo has more than 2,500 animals in its majestic setting. In addition to seeing beautiful and exotic creatures, you can enjoy a wide array of activities and programs to learn more about nature. 

Adelaide Botanic Garden

Although it’s situated in the heart of the city, you’ll feel as if you’re in a whole other world while visiting Adelaide Botanic Garden. Stunning, unique plants from around Australia and across the globe are available for you to view and enjoy.

National Wine Centre

If you’re a wine enthusiast, you need to spend time at this fantastic tourist attraction. More than 120 flavorful wines are available for you to taste. You’re also welcome to choose among a selection that fits both your style and your budget.

Glenelg Beach

Ever dream of swimming with the dolphins? How about joining a fishing charter? Or would you rather experience charming shops and restaurants? Glenelg Beach has it all and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities.

Adelaide Entertainment Centre

From corporate functions and gala dinners to cocktail parties and award presentations, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre is a versatile venue that can accommodate any type of event. Award-winning cuisine and outdoor entertaining areas make this the perfect place to hold many different kinds of gatherings.

Adelaide Festival Centre

Theatre, dance, music and nearly every other performing art can be seen at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Since opening its doors in 1973, it has welcomed more than 980,000 guests annually to enjoy and appreciate amazing productions.

Adelaide Central Market

For more than 145 years, the Adelaide Central Market has offered great food and memorable cultural experiences. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood and bakery items are among the delicious goods that can be purchased at this well-loved attraction.

Kangaroo Island

Some of the most exotic species of native Australian animals are protected on this beautiful island. A 2-hour drive from Adelaide, you can experience a wonderful world of natural beauty and choose from an exciting list of informational tours around the region.

State Library of South Australia

Considered the largest public reference library in South Australia, this is the place where you can discover many fascinating facts about the area’s culture and history.