The Adelaide Oval is a sports venue in the city of Adelaide, Australia. It is mainly used for cricket and Australian Rules Football. The stadium was opened in 1871 and since then it has been redeveloped many times, the latest being in 2014 when major redevelopment made for the beautiful contemporary stadium you see today. The recent developments have made the stadium state of the art and a pleasant place to watch sport. The oval has been the home of the South Australia Cricket Association since its opening in 1871. The oval has a stadium capacity of 55,317 for sporting events but the capacity is higher for concerts that are held at the stadium.
The stadium is a short walk away from the city centre of Adelaide. You can get there by bus, take the 202, 203, 206, 208, 271 or 273 which all stop close by. The stadium also has plenty of parking spaces if you are travelling by car.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the venue is by attending a cricket match or by attending an Aussie Rules Football match, the cricket season operates in the summer whilst the football operates in the winter. The oval also runs tours, Monday to Friday 10 am, 11 am and 2 pm and Saturday and Sunday 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm; the tours cost 25$ for adults and 15$ for children. The oval also has a roof climb that people can get involved with, this will set you back 109$.