Welcome to Lazy Traveller SA
… travel South Australia with ease
Young, old, a solo traveller, couples or families, Lazy Traveller SA caters for independent budget travellers. Whether you’re an international traveller, a visitor from interstate or a local travelling in your own backyard, we hope to provide inspiration and ideas for your next journey in South Australia.
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What’s On in March
The Garden of Unearthly Delights (16th February – 18th March)
Adelaide Fringe (24th February – 18th March)
Adelaide Festival (2nd March - 18th March)
WOMADelaide (9th March – 12th March)
10 Free Things to do in Adelaide
If you’re travelling on a budget and looking for free things to do in and around Adelaide, have a look at these ideas…
1. Visit the South Australian Museum. Entry is free, and there are five floors of exhibits to explore, including the Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery. The museum offers free guided tours at 11am Monday to Friday, or 2pm and 3pm on weekends and public holidays.
2. Take a free guided walk at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Walks depart from the Visitor Information Centre at Schomburgk Pavilion at 10.30am.
3.Visit the Art Gallery of South Australia. Entry is free (charges may apply for some exhibitions), and free guided tours run daily at 11am and 2pm. Alternatively, you can pick up a free audio tour from the North Terrace entrance.
4. Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture at Tandanya. Entry is free, and free guided cultural tours are run on Thursday mornings at 11am.
5. Take a free 20 minute tour of the Haigh’s Chocolate Factory. Haigh’s Chocolates was founded in Adelaide in 1915 by Alfred E. Haigh. It has since expanded to 6 stores in Adelaide, as well as stores in Melbourne and Sydney. Bookings are essential for factory tours.
6. Spot dolphins on the Port River. The Port River Estuary is known to be home to about 30 bottlenose dolphins and many more are regular visitors to the area. Check out http://www.portenf.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/DolphinBrochure.pdf for good areas to look for the dolphins.
7. Take a free guided walk at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Walks depart from the Visitor Information Centre at Schomburgk Pavilion at 10.30am.
8. Visit the South Australian Migration Museum. This museum features exhibitions on the history of immigration to South Australia. Entry is free.
9. See the sights by bicycle. Take advantage of the Adelaide City Bikes scheme and hire a bike for free!
10. Take a tour of Adelaide Town Hall. These free tours run on Monday mornings, and bookings are essential.
If you’re still looking for more, you could simply stroll one of the many parks and gardens in and around Adelaide, or spend the day relaxing at one of Adelaide’s fabulous metropolitan beaches.