Gay and Lesbian Travellers

Welcome to South Australia!

Be yourself when you travel to South Australia. It’s a diverse and tolerant place. It has a great gay and lesbian community. 

Feast Festival, Adelaide, South Australia

The Feast Festival is on in Adelaide every November. It’s one of the top gay and lesbian events in Australia. See theatre, comedy, film and more. It’s a safe space for gay and lesbian audiences and artists. Have a blast during this two week festival. 

Relax or party at gay and lesbian venues

Visit a bar in the city or a hotel by the beach. There’s also great food. Try one of Adelaide’s dining streets. Adelaide city has Rundle and Gouger Streets. North Adelaide has O’Connell and Melbourne Streets. Glenelg, Henley Beach and Semaphore have restaurants by the sea.

Stay in accommodation listed with Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA). Choose from a wide range of options. Find five star hotels or self-contained apartments.  

Keeping fit is no problem

Adelaide has lots of good gyms and fitness centres. Next Generation is Adelaide’s premier health, fitness and lifestyle club. The City Gym and Fitness Centre in Light Square is the city’s "biggest little gym". Fitness First has excellent facilities. There are also jogging and cycling tracks along the River Torrens. Bike hire is available in Elder Park. Ride all the way to Henley Beach!

Check out the local media. Blaze is South Australia’s gay and lesbian newspaper. Read about the latest news and issues. Access the Lesbian Tribune online. Check their calendar and see what’s on. Listen to the Aqueerium show on Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM. It’s on every Saturday at 11am.

Make yourself at home in South Australia. 


> Mars Bar in Gouger Street, Adelaide
> Wheatsheaf Hotel in Thebarton
> Exeter Hotel in coastal Semaphore 


> Pacific International Suites, Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide
> The Chifley on South Terrace, South Terrace, Adelaide
> Greenways Apartments, King William Road, North Adelaide

Things to do

Here are some great ideas and useful links for your South Australia holiday.

What's on

There are plenty of events in South Australia. Here are some ideas you might like.

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