Down to Earth Tours

Cultural and Theme Tours

Down to Earth Tours provide a choice of six walking tours around both Adelaide central business district and North Adelaide encompassing history, heritage and culture.

The 90 minute easy paced walks bring to life stories of our past incorporating characters that have lived behind the facades of varying infrastructure. The walks also trace the development of Adelaide from early beginnings to today.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Basic Cultural and Theme Tours Family Friendly Half Day or Less History & Heritage International National Trust Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Walking and Biking Tours Wheelchair access

Services

$30

Stately Swagger – Upper North Adelaide – This tour takes individuals and groups through the western part of North Adelaide which features villas and semi-detached houses built during the boom period of the 1880’s – learn about some of the early colonial families of Adelaide who lived here.

Operates: Daily 10am to 12pm or at other times subject to availability.

Family Friendly

$30

Hills, Squares and Parklands – Upper North Adelaide – This walk features Montefiore Hill, Brougham Place and Palmer Place well known for their large mansions including Christ Church and Bishop’s Court, which date from the early 1850’s.

Operates: 7 days of the week from 10am to 12pm or at other times dependant upon availability.

Family Friendly

$30

The East End Escapade tour highlights the wealthy occupied mansions of East and South Terrace and the growing middle class who lived in Victorian Villas in Halifax and Gilles Street.

Operates: Daily 10am to 12pm or at other times subject to availability.

Family Friendly

$30

Grand Mansions and Subdivisions – Lower North Adelaide – This walk highlights the grand mansions of Brougham Place built to address the Parklands setting and in contrast continues to Lower North Adelaide which features the Chichester Gardens Subdivisions between Stanley, Melbourne and Jerningham Streets.

Operates: Daily 10am to 12pm or at other times subject to availability.

Family Friendly

$30

Around the Square – City of Adelaide (Victoria Square) – This tour highlights the important infrastructure surrounding the central square of Adelaide including Law Courts, General Post Office, Treasury Building and Adelaide Town Hall and tells the stories behind the facades.

Operates: Daily 10am to 12pm or at other times subject to availability.

Family Friendly

$30

Cultural Caper – City of Adelaide (North Terrace and Environs) – This tour highlights the cultural boulevard of Adelaide and the foundation for development of Adelaide, socially and culturally.

Operates: Daily 10am to 12pm or at other times subject to availability.

Family Friendly

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