Not every break needs thousands spent to be fun. Take a day to explore Rundle Mall and experience a slower paced outing.
Here are 15 ideas to work through from Rundle Mall to Rundle Street:
- Unique Opal and Diamond manufacturers at 5 Rundle Mall have an opal mine with tunnels to explore in the city. Authentic mine and free entry. Open over Easter.
- Check out the sculptures and do an “Arty” walk. Rundle Mall’s bronze pigs, officially called “A Day Out”. “Girl on a Slide” in the Mall, featured in above picture. Plus a bronze sculpture collection called “The Coffee Drinkers” scattered throughout Adelaide Central Plaza. The sculptures are a hare and a dog sipping coffee together.
- Check out Adelaide Arcade. The architecture is a beautiful representation of boutique shopping of days gone by.
- Haigh’s Chocolates hand crafted luxury brand is worth the visit and located on Adelaide Arcade.
- Try a cafe for a coffee break.
- Take your photo at the iconic silver balls. “The Spheres” by Bert Flugelman are made of stainless steel.
- Check out the Grilled Cheese Sandwich food truck. Have a lunch break.
- Spend some time watching street theatre or musicians.
- Take a stroll down Rundle Street, check out fashion and cafes.
- In the mood for a movie? Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas are on Rundle Street.
- Keep an eye out for something special as a souvenir.
- Desiring some quite time? The new modern Adelaide Library is located on Rundle Place off Rundle Mall.
- Take note of the original architecture along the Mall. Don’t miss out on Beehive Corner located on the corner of Rundle Mall and King William Street. Originally built in 1849.
- Blackebys Old Sweet Shop on 28 James Place, off the Mall.
- Easter Sunday participate in the free Eater party. From 11am to 5pm at Central Rundell Mall.
For comfort wear suitable footwear. A lot of the day is spent walking.