36 Hours in Adelaide

Rediscover vibrant Adelaide city in the East End at Crowne Plaza Adelaide. With panoramic views of the beautiful Adelaide Hills, stay in the heart of the city within close proximity to curious laneways, Rundle Street restaurants, Adelaide Oval events, leisurely Botanic Gardens walks and a short drive into the Adelaide Hills to discover boutique wineries, foodie delights and gorgeous hills vistas.

We’ve put together the ultimate 36 hours in Adelaide itinerary to explore some hidden gems in the city as well as Adelaide surrounds. With up to 25% off your accommodation at Crowne Plaza Adelaide  when you book before 31 March 2017, there’s no better time to treat yourself to an unforgettable 36 hour escape for your stay between 1 April – 31 August 2017.


Rundle Street Dining
Rundle Street Shopping


2:00pm: Adelaide Botanic Gardens or Adelaide Zoo

Wander through the Adelaide Botanic Garden is an oasis of beautifully landscaped gardens and majestic avenues, located off North Terrace. Or take the family and visit Adelaide Zoo and meet the Giant Pandas.

4:00pm: East End Shopping

Grab a coffee at local haunts Howling Owl or Penny University and stroll along Rundle Street and Ebenezer Place for the best East End boutique shopping. Plus it’s late night shopping on Friday in the CBD!

6:00pm: Friday Afternoon Drinks

Unwind with a tipple in some of the East End favourite hidden gems such as East End Cellars & The Tasting Room or Mother Vine.

7:00pm: Dinner at Redsalt Restaurant

Wander back to Crowne Plaza and enjoy a delicious dinner at Redsalt Restaurant featuring fresh South Australian produce within a contemporary indoor setting or alfresco area for those balmy SA nights.

9:00pm: Late Night Movie

Experience the buzz of Rundle Street and relax with an arthouse movie at Palace Nova Cinemas before calling it a night.

Mount Lofty Adelaide
Ebenezer Place Adelaide
Adelaide Hills Wineries


7:00am: Mount Lofty Hike

Kick start your morning with a stunning walk up Mount Lofty – a favourite amongst the locals.

9:00am: Breakfast at Redsalt Restaurant

Return back to Crowne Plaza Adelaide and enjoy a delicious full buffet or a la carte breakfast and enjoy all your favourites, healthy options and fresh juices as you look out over Hindmarsh Square.

10:00am: Visit Penfolds Magill Estate

Go on a journey through Penfolds history and heritage as part of one of their tour and tasting experiences at the Penfolds Magill Estate.

11:30am: Explore Adelaide Hills

Make your way into the beautiful Adelaide Hills to explore and discover some of the amazing food, wine and craft experiences. Enjoy a leisurely long lunch at Bird in Hand winery and sample the locals’ favourite the Sparkling Pinot Noir, pick strawberries at Beerenberg Farm and stock up on the delicious local produce, embark on a tour at the magnificent biodynamic Jurlique Farm, get your cheese fix at Udder Delights, indulge in a chocolate and wine pairing experience at Hahndorf Hill Winery and enjoy an afternoon at the Seasonal Garden Cafe which offers locally sourced, seasonal, whole food and organic goodies. Just to name a few…

5:30pm: Arrive back at Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Freshen up after a big day of foodie heaven and get ready for dinner!

7:30pm: Dinner in the East End

Take a stroll down Rundle Street and enjoy a long dinner at one of the many options such as Golden Boy, Nola, Amalfi Pizzeria Ristorante, Sosta Argentinian Kitchen, Africola and more!

9:30pm: Devour Some Dessert

Treat yourself to dessert at Steven ter Horst Chocolatier, San Churro, Cocolat or Gelato Mazzoni.

Henley Beach Adelaide, Linear Bike Trail
Adelaide Hotel with Pool


8:00am: Sunday Brekkie

Enjoy a breakfast from one of the many cafes such as Hey Jupiter or East Terrace Continental.

9:00am: Ride the Linear Trail to Henley Beach

Hire one of the free Bike SA hire bikes and ride the Linear Bike Path to Henley Beach. Enjoy brunch at Malobo or Swedish Tarts and explore Henley Square.

1:00pm: Pamper Time

Relax before your flight out with luxurious you time at Endota Spa on Rundle Street.


Revisit Adelaide with Crowne Plaza and relax into the heart of the city to explore the best of Adelaide and surrounds. Plan your 36 hours in Adelaide and save when you book in advance.

  • Up to 25% off rates for accommodation
  • Late check-out for IHG Rewards Club ® Members
  • Non-refundable
  • Deposit required
  • Must book 5 days in advance

Book your 2017 getaway by 31 March to receive up to 25% off your stay between 1 April – 31 August 2017.