With its superb coastal views, Kingston Park is home to the John Dowie Rock Sculpture at the heritage Aboriginal Site. Take a trip there and learn the Dreamtime Story of Tjilbruke and how the Spring Site evolved.
Only a 25-minute drive from Adelaide in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, Belair National Park is South Australia's oldest park and is a favourite with locals and a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Black Hill Conservation Park is situated approximately 12 kilometres north-east of Adelaide in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges. The park rises distinctly from the Adelaide Plains, its densely vegetated contours standing boldly behind the north-eastern suburbs.
The largest of the named city parks, some 17 hectares, Bonython Park/Tulya Wodli attracts many thousands of visitors annually. The Park, situated between Port Road and the River Torrens hosts a range of events including Australian and international circuses and the Schutzenfest in January.
The Coast to Vines Trail is a great day or weekend destination on the Fleurieu Peninsula. From the coastal suburb of Marino to the rural beauty of the Willunga Township, the Rail Trail offers a scenic and easy ride along the former rail corridor. Take in spectacular vineyard vistas and changing landscapes as you make your way through the renowned McLaren Vale wine district. With historic towns such as Old Reynella and Willunga, there are plenty of good places to stay and eat.
Jervois Basin, in the upper reaches of the Port River, was a major ship-breaking site in Port Adelaide between the early 1900s and the late 1960s. Vessels salvaged here included large and small wooden and iron sailing ships, steamers and tugs.
Morialta Conservation Park at the base of the Adelaide Hills is just 20 minutes drive from the centre of Adelaide. It is well known for its impressive seasonal waterfalls, deep gorges and lush, wooded hillsides.
The National Trust in South Australia has active programs in three areas: managing heritage buildings and nature reserves including over sixty museums and folk history collections, devising and disseminating policies on a range of heritage issues and lobbying for improved protection of our heritage and providing awareness raising programs in the broader community on cultural and natural heritage matters.