Rundle Mall

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-882037200
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mall, Shopping Center, Family And Kids, Sculpture

About Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Located in the city centre, the Rundle Mall is the prime shopping area of Adelaide. Opened in 1976 it was Australia’s first pedestrian only street mall. The streets a shoppers paradise. It is home to the flagship stores of Australia’s leading retail brands and has a number of arcades and plazas with shops and boutique selling everything from high-end fashion to electronics. Open seven days a week, the mall is a must visit place even if one just wants to window shop. There are several buskers and street performers entertaining shoppers in the street. Interesting things to see apart from all the merchandise are several modern sculptures located in the mall. The Spheres (colloquially known as Mall’s Balls) a metallic sculpture of two giant spheres is a must see and also a popular meeting place for shoppers. Also worth seeing are a group of life-size bronze pigs - Horatio, Truffles, Augusta and Olive. Other points of interest are the Beehive Corner, The Fountain, The Rundle Lantern and a giant statue of a cockroach.

Rundle Mall Information

  • The mall area is always busy especially on the weekend.
  • Visit the Mall on a Friday for some late evening shopping.
  • There is an interactive kids play area at Hindmarsh Square.
  • There is Wi-Fi available throughout the Mall area.
  • Seniors can avail special discounts at some stores. Find out more at Adelaide Visitor Information Centre. 

How To reach Rundle Mall by Public Transport

  • Bus Stops: North Terrace, King William Street, Grenfell Street and Pulteney Street.
  • Train Station: Adelaide Railway Station is located only a few hundred meters away from the western entrance to Rundle Mall.
  • Tram Stop: Rundle Mall's western entrance is serviced by a tram service that runs between Glenelg and the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Hindmarsh.

Restaurants Near Rundle Mall

  • Buskers
  • Hungry Jacks
  • Signore’s
  • Subway

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Things to Know Before Visiting Rundle Mall

  • 95% of people who visit Adelaide include Rundle Mall in their plan

  • 38.61% of people start their Rundle Mall visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Rundle Mall

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

62.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rundle Mall

People normally club together Art Gallery Of South Australia and Glenelg while planning their visit to Rundle Mall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Rundle Mall, Adelaide Reviews

  • I haven't been to the city since I lived close 30 years ago. I loved wandering through Rundle mall and all the arcades that took me back. So many improvements in the Mall. Loved the pigs and visiting some of my favorite stores and enjoyed lunch at one of the pop up food venues the where donating to various charities. What a great idea!

  • Very friendly, and cool place to visit. Regular buskers who change over every couple of hours mostly excellent but one or two a little dodgy. Plenty of high quality shops and great dining too. Plenty of bars that have great beers and atmosphere. Fantastic rail links to surrounding towns and villages give a great service with clean carriages and are very reliable and timely. A particularly during the fringe festival

  • I arrived in a Sunday night and the place was dead! Surprising as it was the last night of the Adelaide festival. SA has just elected a new government who are committed to deregulation of retail trading hours. Maybe this will bring some more life to the place on a weekend. On the Monday night things were a bit more lively.

  • One of the many hearts of Adelaide, complete with many stores, food courts, street acts and artwork. It sees a large flow of people but you can always walk through with ease. It's close to the nearby universities and many places of business making it an idea meeting place for everyone.

  • Has changed a lot over the years. Still plenty of buskers to keep you distracted as you walk around. There are now street vendors selling food/coffee right in the open. It all feels very hipster though and not my cup of tea. Plenty of shops to get what you need and the place is generally pretty clean and easy to navigate.

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