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Exterior view of Adelaide Rockford

DESTINATION GUIDE

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:

Novotel Adelaide Rockford

SkyCity Casino

Rundle Mall Shopping Precinct

Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

National Wine Centre

Adelaide Central Markets

Sightseeing

SkyCity Casino

With more than 3 floors of excitement, Adelaide SkyCity 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!

Rundle Mall Shopping Precinct

Just a 10 minute walk from the hotel is Rundle Mall. 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 Gardens

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.

Adelaide Central Markets

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.

Hop on a free city tram to take you to the Central Markets or enjoy a leisurly walk through the city.