Eye catching homes and churches close to the CBD of Adelaide
Close to public transport yet in the most part, a quiet area
Striking architecture, with a good mix of heritage
Easy paced, flat terrain with views of the Adelaide Hills
Discover more about the development of Nth Adelaide
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided Walking Tour of North Adelaide
Live tour commentary provided in English
Know Before You Book
Children 5 years to 17 years of age need to be accompanied by a paying adult
No physical or medical conditions restrictions
Tours start at 10 am however flexibility exists to change the time subject to negotiation
No minimum group size requirements
Tours start at 10 am however can be flexible regarding start time if you request it ahead of time.
What you can expect
This walking tour skirts around some beautiful parklands and squares of North Adelaide which include a great mix of heritage dwellings, both private homes as well as churches, monuments and other historic sites. The tour discovers some of the stately homes which overlook the city and who lived in them, how they made their fortunes etc. There is also some good examples of smaller workers cottages together with a visit to the home of every Anglican bishop since the 1850's. Some of the former residents had occupations such as pastoralists, miners, politicians and entrepreneurs as well as artists, engineers and list goes on.
Hear about one of our early explorers who opened up settlement and pastoral land all the way from Adelaide to Darwin and over to the Indian Ocean. View some striking architecture with use of local stone. Also find out more about the man who laid out the city of Adelaide and environs in 1837 as well as the spot where the first public hanging took place.