Destination guide

Explore North Adelaide in holiday homes to rent

Adelaide is a city bursting with culture, flavours, entertainment and events, and the suburb of North Adelaide gives you access to the best of the city from a serene seaside retreat. Whether you want to soak up the sun at a metropolitan beach, shop at chic boutiques or dine at world-class restaurants, North Adelaide holiday homes to rent are the ideal base for sightseeing in the city.

Things to do

Things to do near North Adelaide holiday rentals

North Adelaide has plenty of attractions to offer within reach of the area’s holiday rentals. Adelaide Central Market, a bustling destination featuring organic fruit, premium meat and other goods, and the Adelaide Zoo, an excellent zoo with thousands of animals and interactive experiences, are two of the top attractions. You may also enjoy the Adelaide Botanic Garden, a vast garden with exotic plants and statuary, and the Cleland Conservation Park, a diverse parkland with native wildlife and bushland trails.


Activities and attractions in and around North Adelaide

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that North Adelaide has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carclew Youth Arts Center (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • North Adelaide Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Adelaide Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Magill Estate Winery (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • The Beachhouse (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near North Adelaide holiday rentals

With its national parks, wildlife reserves, seemingly endless coastline and turquoise seas, North Adelaide offers an array of outdoor activities for enjoying the landscape. Wildlife encounters, fishing, boating, surfing and bushwalking are popular ways to explore the environment. If you’re a little more adventurous, you can try shark diving or skydiving during your stay. Whatever your inclination, holiday rentals in North Adelaide give you endless opportunities for outdoor fun.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in North Adelaide

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Adelaide is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Brighton Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Brougham Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • River Torrens Footbridge (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Rymill Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Veale Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around North Adelaide

The nearest airport is in Adelaide, SA (ADL), located 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to North Adelaide Station.

Food & drink 

Enjoy regional cuisine in North Adelaide

With fertile valleys and a mild climate, South Australia boasts quality produce and fine wines that make it a foodie destination. Just north of Adelaide is the Barossa Valley, a premier wine region with numerous vineyards. The lengthy coastline provides a diverse mix of flavourful seafood for use in traditional German and English recipes. Some of the area’s top delicacies include excellent cheeses and gourmet chocolates that can be experienced in a restaurant or eatery near your holiday accommodation in North Adelaide.

Family friendly

Family fun near North Adelaide holiday accommodation

Families with children can enjoy an array of activities in North Adelaide. Kid-friendly holiday homes can be found near places like the Gorge Wildlife Park, an animal park with Australian wildlife species and interactive experiences, and the Migration Museum, a social history museum with displays about the diverse cultures that migrated and lived in the region. Kids will also enjoy the Cleland Wildlife Park, a vast zoo with naturalistic habitats and hands-on wildlife experiences with an array of species, and the Big Rocking Horse, a toy factory with a giant rocking horse and tours of a wood toy shop. You could also try the Adelaide Gaol, a museum located in a former prison with historic exhibits and ghost tours.

Good for couples

Romantic retreats in North Adelaide holiday homes

If you’re looking for a couple’s retreat, North Adelaide combines the best of tranquil nature and fascinating culture. Romantic holiday homes can be found near places like the Art Gallery of South Australia, a gallery with diverse collections of regional and indigenous works, and the National Wine Centre of Australia, a winemaking museum with premium wine tastings and exhibits related to wine history. The Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, a hillside garden with a lake, extensive walking trails, gullies and exotic plants, and Belair National Park, a diverse park with native flora and fauna, are also great for couples.

How many holiday accommodation are available around North Adelaide?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 754 holiday rentals around North Adelaide. From 271 Houses to 313 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around North Adelaide is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to North Adelaide?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in North Adelaide. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Adelaide Golf Course: 879 holiday rentals
  • St Peter's Cathedral: 880 holiday rentals
  • Carclew Youth Arts Center: 879 holiday rentals
  • Brougham Gardens: 874 holiday rentals
  • City of Adelaide Golf Links: 815 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Adelaide listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in North Adelaide?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 271 Houses in North Adelaide. Our other popular types of North Adelaide holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 313 holiday houses
  • Villas: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 48 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in North Adelaide?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in North Adelaide. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.