Visit These Spots in Adelaide, Australia for an Authentic Local Vibe

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, Australia.
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, Australia. Photo by Devang Sahani on Unsplash

If you’re looking for a way to feel like a local in a new city, skipping overcrowded touristy spots and looking for beautiful hidden gems is your best bet. Adelaide, Australia has quite a few in-store, and you should make sure to check out these three during your visit.

Semaphore Beach

It takes about 20 minutes to reach Semaphore Beach from downtown Adelaide, but it’s definitely worth the ride. It’s one of Adelaide’s best retro gateways, and you can use your visit to enjoy everything from leisure activities and water sports to local cafés and stores nearby.

Adelaide Central Market

Farmer’s markets will give you a local feel in each new city you visit, and Adelaide is no exception. In addition to selling fresh fruits, veggies, and seafood, Adelaide Central Market is home to many cafés and eateries, and locals have been visiting it for over 150 years.

Mount Lofty

Mount Lofty may be one of Adelaide’s top attractions, but don’t let that trick you into thinking it’s crowded and touristy. Locals like it just as much because it’s one of the city’s best hiking spots, with countless trails that offer the most amazing views in all of Adelaide.