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Adelaide City Tour with Optional River Cruise and Adelaide Zoo Admission

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Take a 3-hour city tour with optional activities afterward to get to know Adelaide, a wonderful blend of old and new where historical buildings stand next to modern architecture, and where picturesque parks and the region’s finest food and wine provide something for everyone. See top attractions like the North Terrace, St Peter's Cathedral, Colonel Light’s Lookout, and visit Haigh’s Chocolates. Continue your day of sightseeing with optional upgrades — a Torrens River cruise and entrance to the Adelaide Zoo to see its beloved pandas.
Highlights
  • Comprehensive city sightseeing tour with in-depth guide commentary
  • Torrens river cruise provides scenic riverbank and local wildlife views
  • Add-on Adelaide Zoo admission grants access to the popular panda exhibit
  • Pickup at Adelaide hotels makes for a convenient start to the day
What to Expect
Begin your tour with convenient hotel pickup, which allows for stress-free door-to-door service. This carefully curated tour of Adelaide's highlights will allow you to see the most important city landmarks in a short amount of time. 
Set out for North Terrace, home to many of Adelaide’s historical landmarks and memorials, and disembark for a stroll down Rundle Mall. Accompanied by your guide’s engaging commentary, visit sites such as St. Peter’s Cathedral and Colonel LIght’s Lookout. Take a break at Haigh’s Chocolates for a sampling accompanied by included coffee or tea, and then move on to other sites such as Montefiore Hill, The Terraces, Parliament House, Hutt Street, Victoria Square, and Trinity Church. End your tour on King William Street; from there you can continue exploring on your own with some pointers from your guide.
Opt to add on the River Torrens cruise that allows you to enjoy city views from the water and see some of the river’s wildlife. For an even more in-depth Australian wildlife experience, add on admission to the Adelaide Zoo as well, including a timed-entry ticket to the very popular panda exhibit, which can sell out if you don’t have tickets in advance. The cruise drops off right at a jetty in front of the zoo. 
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Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

The city tour was comfy but very few places were actually visited (church, haighs chocolate factory and back of oval). Though it was okay, it could have been better if more places were included. The river cruise was so so. There was really nothing to...More

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MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Thank you for your honest review of your Adelaide City tour with river cruise, we appreciate your feedback and have taken it into consideration. We are sorry to hear that you thought the scenery on the river cruise was average and that the itinerary could...More

Reviewed 27 April 2019 via mobile

Great trip, pleasant sailing with good knowledgeable commentary. Didn’t do the zoo as it was a colder day.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andrea M
MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2019

Thank you for your review Andrea! It's great to hear you enjoyed the river cruise portion of the tour and and sights of Adelaide CBD. We look forward to seeing you on another Gray Line tour in the future. Kind regards, Mia

Reviewed 28 March 2019 via mobile

I did this city tour with river cruise and zoo, I thought it ws a must if your stay is short as it covers the whole of adelaide city, north and south terrace, also there are couple of stops. The river cruise has a lot...More

3  Thank 263lamad
MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2019

Thank you for spending the time to share your review of your Adelaide City Tour with River Cruise with our readers. Adelaide City is beautiful and the River cruise portion is a wonderful way to see the city from a different perspective. Kind regards, Mia

Reviewed 7 March 2019 via mobile

I’m only in Adelaide for three days and this tour allows me to have an overview of the city. It’s an easy tour as you don’t have to walk much. If you like outdoor stuff, I think this tour might not suit you. That said,...More

1  Thank yunyi666
MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2019

It sounds like you had a lovely day out on your Adelaide City tour. It’s a great tour if you have limited time and are interested in seeing the main sights and attractions of beautiful Adelaide city. You are quite right about the chocolate comment...More

Reviewed 26 February 2019

Very enjoyable mini cruise giving a different perspective of Adelaide’s buildings and parks. Suitable for all travellers, and families with small children.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2019

Thank you for your review of your Adelaide City Tour with River Cruise. It is a great way to explore the City and become more familiar with the sights and attractions Adelaide City has to offer. The river cruise is a great way to cruise...More

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The Adelaide coach station is just west of the centre of the city, a short walk from the centre of Victoria square. China Town and the central market are nearby.
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