The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

  Along North Terrace ( 1 – 3 hours, start in city centre) Stroll past major cultural icons including SA Museum, Mortlock Library and Art Gallery. Stop to look at statues and plaques along Adelaide’s elegant  tree lined  boulevard and take a detour  into  the Botanic Garden and National Wine Centre. READ POST HERE Up High in North Adelaide ( 1.5 – 3 hours, start in city … Continue reading The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

The best tip for walking in Port Adelaide is to grab a map from the visitor information centre near the Lighthouse and then head towards whatever appeals to you. Port Adelaide is hip and historical and filled with markets, museums and murals. You will be overwhelmed by the large number of colonial buildings, some dating right back to the 1830s. And as you wander about … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

A cliff top walk from Marino to Hallet Cove is  a spectacular way to appreciate winter sunshine. Only 17 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide it is a half hour scenic train trip (catch Seaford train to Marino) to the starting point or a short car trip. The advantage of taking the train is that you need only walk one way  and you can even … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

The 4 kilometre one way walk from Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty is perhaps Adelaide’s most popular walk, especially for healthy types in training. Finding a park in the main car park on weekends or early weekday mornings is almost impossible. Why do so many people do this walk? The CHALLENGE! On arrival at Waterfall Gully you see the gushing waterfall, bubbling streams and the … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls

Six Reasons not to miss Morialta Falls 1. Within half hour of city centre by car or public transport – too easy to take a 40 minute rejuvenating  walk to the Falls from the main car park. 2. Spectacular Australian scenery – no need to go to the Flinders Ranges because you can experience here the red ochre rugged rock formations that are the envy of overseas … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Four: River Torrens Walk

Starting Point for this walk could be at any point from the city where you can see the river. Popular with  tourists, locals, walkers, cyclists and joggers, the full length of the River Torrens Linear Path extends all the way  from Henley Beach up to the Adelaide Hills. The great thing about this walk is that you feel close to nature and you can make … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Four: River Torrens Walk

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Three: Highlights of Lower North Adelaide

  Walking Lower North Adelaide and beyond  is about discovering  new cafes and unique architecture mixed in with art galleries, more parklands and yes, horses.  Major streets include Melbourne St and O’Connell St for cafes, shops and pubs, Kingston Terrace and Lefevre Terrace for magnificent mansions overlooking parklands and Tynte St and Archer St for heritage housing with a difference. Starting Point   From the corner of … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Three: Highlights of Lower North Adelaide