Adelaide Shore Excursion
Arriving on the high seas? Our all-inclusive cruise ship excursion offers the perfect mix of Adelaide’s best known experiences. See the city sights, roam the vibrant markets, get up close to native wildlife and wind down with some wine. What a day!
Discover the best of Adelaide on this small group (max 10) personalised tour. With included lunch and complimentary pick-up and return service directly to your ship, you can enjoy your day in South Australia worry free.
After igniting your senses at the world famous Adelaide Central Market, a mecca of food in Adelaide for over 140 years, take a short sightseeing drive around Adelaide’s bustling streets, precincts and surrounding park lands.
Next up is a scenic drive to the Adelaide Hills to witness uninterrupted views over Adelaide from Mount Lofty Summit and meet Australia’s cute and curious koala’s and kangaroos at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Before heading back to ship via the Adelaide coastline the day winds down with a wine tasting session at the historic Penfolds Magill Estate vineyard and cellar doors.
Up to 8 hours. Schedules are aligned to the arrival and departure time of your cruise ship. See below for available dates.
Small and Personal
A maximum of 10 participants
All inclusive from AUD $229 per person
If you have your own small or large group you can contact us to organise a private tour. We can also customise the itinerary to meet any specific needs your group may have.
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Adelaide Market (or Victoria Square)
City sightseeing with commentary
Penfolds winery visit
Cleland Wildlife Park
Bag of animal food
10% off Cleland gift shop purchases
Mount Lofty Summit
Local produce lunch
Adelaide Central Market
The pureSA bus will be awaiting your arrival outside the ships terminal. First stop is the Adelaide Central Market* in the heart of the city. This historic market has been a mecca of food in Adelaide for over 150 years and still today retains its unique charm and character. Renown for its multicultural flavors and local produce it has become one of Adelaide’s must do attractions. A walk around the market is a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture whilst indulging your senses with some of the finest produce available in South Australia.
Next up is a leisurely drive along Adelaide’s bustling streets, precincts and surrounding park lands. Crossing the River Torrens, we drive along the beautifully redeveloped Riverbank Precinct, past the world famous Adelaide Oval and then travel out of the city on Adelaide’s cultural boulevard ‘North Terrace’. Here you will witness many of Adelaide’s most important landmarks and historic buildings. All you have to do is sit back and take it all in while your friendly guide tells you a little about our beautiful city.
Cleland Wildlife Park
Drive through the scenic Adelaide Hills to the highest point at Mount Lofty Summit. Take in the fantastic panoramic views over the Adelaide Plains and Gulf St. Vincent and make sure to snap a picture or two. Next is our major stop for the day at Cleland Wildlife Park where you will have plenty of time to get close to Australia’s most unique and curious wildlife. Whilst immersing yourself in the wonders of this natural bush environment, you can engage with impressive kangaroos, shy wallabies and inquisitive potoroos. The Koala close-up experience is a definite must do, along with seeing the Emu’s, Dingoes, Wombats, and native bird life. Cleland Wildlife Park is nestled within the beautiful Cleland Conservation Park and is also your stop for lunch.
Penfolds Magill Estate
A visit to Adelaide would not be complete without tasting some of the region’s local wines! Just 20 minutes from the heart of the city nestled in the foothills of the Adelaide Hills is the world renown Penfolds Magill Estate. Established in 1844, Penfolds is one of South Australia’s oldest and most famous wineries, offering views across its iconic city vineyards and historic buildings. In the state of the art cellar door, you will experience personalised tasting of their internationally acclaimed wines.
To end an amazing day on a perfect note, you will enjoy a scenic drive along the coast back to your ship at Outer Harbor, in time for departure.
2020 - 2021 Season | Due to COVID 19 restrictions on travel the 20-21 season is fully cancelled.
2021 - 2022 Season | dates will be loaded once cruise ships are fully confirmed | contact us now to forward reserve your place.
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If your cruise ship is not showing or marked as fully booked please contact us as we may still be able to accommodate.
Passenger Terminal, Outer Harbor – you are picked up and dropped off directly at the ships passenger terminal. Please refer to the booking confirmation for the specific tour time of each cruise ship excursion.
Please Note – this tour is a dedicated cruise ship excursion and the exact timing is adjusted to suit any changes in the arrival and departure time of each cruise ship.
The pureSA vehicle will be waiting your arrival outside the terminal – please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time for check in.
Important Tour Notes
Please dress appropriately for the weather. We recommend you wear comfortable footwear, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses and bring a small lightweight backpack for personal items. And don’t forget your camera!
* On days when the Adelaide Central Market is closed (Sunday/Monday), we substitute a tour of Adelaide’s historic Victoria (Tarndanyangga) Square. This central Adelaide park provides a beautiful cosmopolitan atmosphere whilst being encircled by some of Adelaide's finest historic buildings.