Adelaide Tourism Statistics

Updated: 08 October 2020

How much do tourists spend in Adelaide?

Visitors spent over $2.8 billion during trips to Adelaide in the year ending June 2020.
  • Domestic visitors contributed $2.1 billion while international visitors spent $795 million.
  • Spending was down 20% when compared to the over $3.5 billion spent by visitors in 2019.

How many tourists visited Adelaide in 2019?

3.6 million tourists and other visitors arrived in Adelaide between July 2018 and June 2019.1

  • This total includes 3,200,000 domestic overnight visitors and 419,000 international visitors.

How popular is Adelaide as a tourist destination?

  • Adelaide is the 6th most popular destination for international tourists in Australia.
Data source: TRA. Image credit: Camper Champ, Adelaide

How much money did Adelaide make from tourism in 2019?

  • Tourists spent a total of $3.5 billion in Adelaide in 2019.
Data source: TRA. Image credit: Camper Champ, Adelaide

How much do international tourists spend per night in Adelaide?

  • International tourists spent an average of $122 per night in Adelaide.
Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

How long do international tourists stay in Adelaide?

  • International tourists stayed an average of 18 nights on trips to Adelaide.
Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

How many tourists visit South Australia each year?

Over 6.8 million travellers visited South Australia in the year ending June 2020

Adelaide Camping & Campervan Statistics

  • The number of camping trips throughout South Australia has grown by 19.5% over the 10-year period from 2008 to 2018.2
  • In 2018 over 690k overnight camping trips were made in South Australia.
  • Camping trips – including caravan, campervan, commercial and non-commercial camping – made up 20.2% of visitor nights for domestic travellers to South Australia in 2019 (year ending September)

Other Resources

References

  1. TRA: International Visitor Survey, 2019, National Visitor Survey 2019
  2. TRA: International Visitor Survey, Trends 2019, National Visitor Survey, Trends 2019