More time for the things you love

Consistently voted amongst the most liveable cities in the world, Adelaide is a place where you can embrace all the experiences of a cosmopolitan capital city whilst enjoying a life centred around wellbeing and balance. Residents enjoy a quality of life where happiness and health intersect.

Family whitmore square parklands bocce

The magic of Adelaide lies in the every day. Some of the nation’s best restaurants are your local and the glorious Park Lands that encircle the city are your daily playground.

Adelaide’s Mediterranean climate and long days mean conditions are ideal year-round for exploring and pursuing all the things you love. Your wander home might include a detour along vibrant laneways, an exploration of public art or a sunset across the enchanting River Torrens – the choice is yours. Running and cycling trails weave through the beautiful Park Lands for the fitness-minded, with plenty of picturesque spots to stop for a breather.

Parklands himeji garden

Adelaide enjoys an ease of accessibility unseen in most cities. Government offices, hospitals, business headquarters and an extensive range of shops, restaurants and amenities can all be found on foot within the city’s grid, while the many bike lanes make navigating the CBD on two wheels a breeze. A city-wide public transport network, including City trams and a Connector Bus, gets you most places in the city for free - day and night.

Aerial view of Adelaide city

Rundle Mall, a busy hub of activity seven days a week, is the retail heart of South Australia and is home to more than 1,000 retailers and services. Pockets of trendy boutiques and artisans can be found all across the city including in the East End, Hutt Street and O’Connell Street in North Adelaide.

People enjoying the outdoor mall at Rundle Mall, Adelaide

South Australia is commonly known as the festival state due to its internationally recognised events program. The arts are thoroughly celebrated through the Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and WOMADelaide. Iconic sporting festivals with the Santos Tour Down Under cycling race. Boutique offerings such as the OZAsia Festival are equally embraced.

Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide Fringe

The city’s central location, midway between the hills and the sea, provides the perfect starting point for trips further afield. Pristine white beaches and world-class wineries can be reached by car in as little as twenty minutes.

Adelaide Airport, which is currently undergoing a $168 million expansion, is a short 15-minute commute from the city, providing access to adventure at your fingertips. An average of 750 domestic and forty-six international return flights go through Adelaide weekly.