What’s Open & What’s Closed in Adelaide | Coronavirus | 2020

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Find out what’s open and what’s closed in Adelaide due to coronavirus restrictions.

Many venues and facilities around Adelaide have been forced to close due to coronavirus. With the easing of restrictions in South Australia, venues are now starting to reopen with safety measures in place. Find a list below of what’s open and closed in Adelaide and what will be opening soon.

Updated Sunday 5 July 2020

Current South Australian Government Advice 



As at 3 May 2020, SA Health recommends to councils that parks, playgrounds and skate parks can re-open with signage reinforcing:

  • Social distancing (keeping 1.5 metres from others)
  • Size of gathering (should be 10 or less at any time)
  • Information about hygiene requirements

SA Health also recommends councils clean playgrounds and equipment regularly. SA Health is also recommending increasing cleaning and disinfection of public amenities (e.g. public toilets).

We would add to this, to always sanitise hands or wash hands as soon as possible after a visit to a playground. Also if you arrive at a playground and there are too many people there to be able to social distance, then go somewhere else. It’s important for us to keep up the social distancing and hygiene practises that have kept our COVID-19 cases low in South Australia. 



  • Pharmacies
  • Medical Centres
  • Supermarkets
  • Shopping Centres
  • Public toilets
  • Rundle Mall
  • Adelaide Central Market
  • Various retailers (check with retailer websites before visiting)
  • Beaches
  • Council basketball courts/tennis courts and BMX tracks.
  • Reserves and open spaces
  • Adelaide Botanic Garden
  • Wittunga Botanic Garden
  • Belair National Park (facilities and adventure park now available as at 11 May 2020)
  • Mount Lofty Summit visitor centre
  • National Parks
  • Mount Lofty Botanic Garden – reopened Friday 15 May 2020
  • TreeClimb Adelaide
  • Restaurants, cafes, pubs and wineries *
  • Hospitality*
  • Cinemas* (permitted to open from Monday 1 June 2020)
  • Theatres* (permitted to open from Monday 1 June 2020)
  • Galleries and museums * (permitted to open from Monday 1 June 2020). Please check whether individual museums and galleries are open before visiting.
  • Beauty salons, nail salons, tattoos, massage* (non-therapeutic) (permitted to open from Monday 1 June 2020)
  • Gyms *
  • Indoor sport can commence non-contact training.*
  • Indoor recreation activities *
  • Funerals *
  • Pools *
  • Local government libraries open* Please contact your individual public library for details. 
  • Regional travel is now encouraged to help support our regional communities.
  • Campgrounds and caravan parks
  • Cleland Wildlife Park (reopened Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Old Adelaide Gaol (reopened Friday 15 May 2020)
  • Woodhouse Activity Centre
  • Gorge Wildlife Park
  • Mega Adventure (reopened Friday 29 May 2020)
  • Public outdoor gyms
  • Skate parks – people present must not exceed more than 1 person per 4 square metres and the 1.5 metres physical distancing must be adhered to.
  • South Australian Museum (reopened Monday 8 June 2020)
  • South Australian Maritime Museum (reopened Friday 5 June 2020)
  • National Motor Museum (reopened Wednesday 3 June 2020)
  • Migration Museum (reopened Friday 5 June 2020)
  • National Railway Museum (reopened Saturday 6 June 2020)
  • Art Gallery of South Australia (reopened Friday 5 June 2020)
  • Adelaide Zoo (reopenedMonday 22 June 2020)
  • Monarto Safari Park (reopening Monday 29 June 2020)
  • Indoor play cafes (reopened Monday 29 June 2020)
  • Amusement parks and arcades (reopened Monday 29 June 2020)
  • Recreation centres (reopened Monday 29 June 2020)

*CLICK HERE to check for further details of current restrictions including density and number of persons currently allowed. 


  • Carrick Hill grounds ( house is closed due to renovations) grounds (reopening Saturday 11 July 2020).


If you are unclear about what’s open and closed in your local area, visit the Local Government of South Australia website and search for your local council to find out more. Please note changes occur regularly.


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At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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