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Best Instagrammable Places in Adelaide to Add to Your Feed and Get Likes

Best Instagrammable Places in Adelaide to Add to Your Feed and Get Likes

Transform your adventures into a cinematic masterpiece! With Adelaide as your backdrop, every shot becomes a story waiting to be told.

From its clean city line to its dazzling beaches, Adelaide has plenty of Instagrammable places to offer. Check out which ones to perfect your photography here!

For Nature Photography

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Website: https://www.botanicgardens.sa.gov.au/

Address: 16 Lampert Rd, Crafers SA 5152, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8370 8370

Operating hours: 

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-4 PM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 8:30 AM-5 PM

If autumn was a place in Adelaide, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is definitely the spot. The garden boasts a rich gold color from March to May, giving plenty of photo opportunities for that somber Autumn mood. 

The garden boasts nine picturesque spots with a variety of offerings, including pint-sized dwarf conifers, blooming roses, and rare coral ferns. Amidst nature’s wonders are the striking sculptures of Greg John, adding a cool vibe to the garden. 

Pro tips:

Since it’s near-impossible to see every spot all in one day, it’s wise to simply unwind and savor each corner of the garden as your time permits.The garden is a perfect spot for a picnic, as it has pavilions and shaded spots. 

Port Willunga Beach

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Website: https://southaustralia.com/products/fleurieu-peninsula/attraction/port-willunga-beach

Address: Port Willunga SA 5173, Australia

Operating hours: Open all week

Looking for that panorama shot that says, “I’m in sweet, sunny Adelaide?” Port Willunga Beach is a must-visit, especially if you have a drone. 

The beach boasts crystal clear emerald waters and white sands with untamed rock formations that scream summer in Greece. Nearby is a famous shipwreck, the Star of Greece, a popular diving spot (and for underwater photos!).

Pro tips:

Nearby is the Star of Greece restaurant that serves scrumptious Mediterranean dishes perfect after a long swim. As with most of Adelaide’s beaches, sunrise and sunset are the best times to visit Port Willunga Beach. 

Cleland Wildlife Park

Website: https://www.clelandwildlifepark.sa.gov.au/

Address: 365 Mount Lofty Summit Rd, Crafers SA 5152, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8339 2444

Operating hours: All week: 9:30 AM-5 PM

Looking for a rougher, more adventurous version of the Adelaide Zoo? Cleland Wildlife Park is the place for you!

What makes it especially Instagrammable is its very large open spaces where the animals hang out, allowing you to twist, bend, and duck to look for that perfect angle. You might even score a selfie with a friendly wallaby if you’re lucky!

Pro tips:

Some animals hide when it’s too hot, so it’s best to manage your expectations on a sunny day.

Wear walking shoes, as you’ll do a lot of walking and the park is steep in some parts.

Adelaide Himeji Garden

Website: https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/park/adelaide-himeji-garden/

Address: Cnr South Terrace &, Glen Osmond Rd, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8203 7203

Operating hours: All week: 8 AM-5:30 PM

For zen and peaceful shots, Adelaide Himeji Garden is the spot. With the soothing trickle of water over rocks and the soft rustle of leaves, immerse yourself in a serene atmosphere that clears your mind and sets the stage for that perfectly tranquil shot.

All plants and decor here are placed to achieve balance, making it a breeze to find that Insta-worthy shot even for the amateur photographer! 

Pro tips:

Respect the peace of the garden, and don’t talk too loudly while in here.

The space is small and takes only 20–30 minutes to completely explore, so it can be a little crowded during peak hours. 

For Urban Photography

Adelaide Central Market

Website: https://adelaidecentralmarket.com.au/

Address: 44/60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8203 7494

Operating hours:

  • Tuesday: 7 AM-5:30 PM
  • Wednesday-Thursday: 9 AM-5:30 PM
  • Friday: 7 AM-9 PM
  • Saturday: 7 AM-3 PM
  • Sunday-Monday: Closed

Adelaide Central Market is a feast for the eyes and a treat for the taste buds, offering plenty of visual delights and mouthwatering food to fill up your gallery. 

It’s also a perfect reflection of Adelaide’s diversity. With American, Japanese, and Vietnamese goods (just to mention a few), this marketplace is a cultural melting pot for you to explore.

Pro tips:

Don’t miss trying the seafood here. The market is one of the most convenient and affordable places in the city to try it.

Bring cash with you, as many stalls here don’t have credit card payment options. 

Rundle Mall

Website: https://www.rundlemall.com/

Address: Glenelg, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8336 0901

Operating hours: 

  • Monday-Thursday: 9 AM-5:30 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM-9 PM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 9 AM-5 PM

Rundle Mall is the cosmopolitan space of Adelaide, giving life to over 1,000 shops of local and international goods. It’s the perfect backdrop to strike a chic pose and flaunt your influencer flare in the heart of the city.

Not to mention, it also houses some of the most unique art installations in the city, such as sculptures of golden pigs, a silver pigeon, and reflective balls.

Pro tips:

Rundle Mall is one of the best places to be for Christmas, as they go all out in decorating the place.For more edgy shots, visit the street art nearby.

Sôl Rooftop

Website: https://skycityadelaide.com.au/eat-and-drink/s%C3%B4l-rooftop/

Address: SkyCity Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 7077 3960

Operating hours: 

  • Wednesday-Thursday: 12-10 PM
  • Friday: 12 PM-1 AM
  • Saturday: 11 AM-1 AM
  • Sunday: 11 AM-10 PM
  • Monday-Tuesday: Closed

For subdued, refined, and elegant portraits, Sôl Rooftop Restaurant is the answer. Its sweeping view of the River Torrens and the glimmering sunlight on the Adelaide cityscape is simply a photographer’s dream.

The fancy drinks served by award-winning sommelier Jimmy Parham are photo subjects of their own, boasting vibrant colors that are as captivating as their flavors.

Pro tips:

For a fruity flavor with a floral aftertaste, try the Violetta Cocktail!

If you’re the indecisive type in restaurants, try the Chef’s Selection Set. Every bite is definitely worth its price. 

For Artistic Portraits

Website: https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/

Address: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8207 7000

Operating hours: All week: 10 AM-5 PM

Photography is its own art form, transforming moments into captivating portraits frozen in time. For a place with artistic photography and many other types of art, have your Instagram photo session inside the Art Gallery of South Australia.

From classic pieces to mind-boggling modern art, there is plenty to see here. Drawing inspiration from around the globe, the art here celebrates diversity, providing a plethora of photo subjects.

Pro tips:

Avoid flash photography especially when near paintings.

Time your visit to match exhibits you would like to see in particular. Check out their schedule for exhibits here.

The David Roche Foundation

Website: https://www.rochefoundation.com.au/

Address: 241 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8267 3677

Operating hours: 

  • Tuesday to Saturday- 10 AM-4 PM
  • Sunday to Monday- Closed

Want that 18th and 19th century look straight out of the worlds of Bridgerton or Beauty and a Beast? Check out the whimsical gallery of European culture collector David Rioche!

Step into your royal fantasy, basking in the opulence of the French drawing room or cocooning in the gentle warmth of the Chinoiserie-designed bedroom. Your photos will definitely exude the relaxed yet regal ambiance of the space.

Pro tips:

The garden outside is also a delight to visit, so don’t forget to stop by before you leave.

Availing of the guided tour is definitely recommended so you get in-depth info about the different pieces here.


Website: https://mod.org.au/

Address: North Terrace, adjacent, Morphett St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Contact details: +61 8 8302 6663

Operating hours: 

  • Tuesday to Saturday- 10 AM-5 PM
  • Sunday to Monday- Closed

For a cool IG feed that thrives in cinematic filters, blurry shots, and neon lights, MOD. is a must-visit. Here, complex science turns from dizzying equations into life-sized applications that are simply too awesome to miss.

The museum seamlessly integrates VR technology, creative projection shows, and light installations, ensuring your visit adds a standout addition to your IG collection.

Pro tips:

Read the well-written descriptions of each piece, as they cover a more philosophical/ethical take on usual science topics. To take better photos in the dark, adjust your phone’s camera exposure to precisely determine which features you’d like to be included in the final shot.
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