Areas of Adelaide - Insider Guides

Areas of Adelaide

From student hubs to lush and leafy villages, Adelaide has a range of suburbs to suit almost anyone. Each region in Adelaide has a relatively unique atmosphere, so you’re bound to find one you love.

City centre

Adelaide’s city centre, surrounded by lush, green parklands, is home to thriving shopping, entertainment and business districts, incredible international dining options, and a rich arts and culture scene. The city is arranged in a grid format, making it easy to navigate, and it is easily accessible by cheap and frequent public transport.

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Inner North

Just a walk across the River Torrens from Adelaide’s city centre is North Adelaide, a popular area for students with diverse college accommodation options, incredible late-night dining options and 24-hour bakeries, lots of green space for exercising or relaxing, and Adelaide’s biggest sporting stadium – the landmark Adelaide Oval.

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Inner West

Adelaide’s eclectic, alternative and multicultural Inner West is perfectly located halfway between the city and the beach, with the River Torrens Linear Park Trail letting you walk or cycle between the two. The area is also packed with incredible international restaurants, and as Adelaide’s music mecca, make sure to catch a show.

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Inner South

The quiet, calm and leafy Inner South of Adelaide is the perfect relaxing escape from the CBD, with its art deco cinemas, funky boutiques and cute cafes. The Inner South is popular for its incredible brunch options and on a sunny Sunday morning, and is home to the Haigh’s Chocolates factory, which offers free guided tours.

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Inner East

Adelaide’s Inner East is famous for its hip cafés, high-end clothing boutiques, luxury pubs in historical buildings, and the landmark, tree-lined Parade shopping and entertainment district. The Inner East is perfect for a fun night out, with cinemas, bowling alleys, laser tag zones, arcades and pool halls.

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