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Walking & Bike Trails

Holdfast Bay has some beautiful and historically significant walks and bike trails throughout the city.

Guided Walks

Tales of North Brighton Cemetery

Hear the history of the cemetery and some of the life stories of our early Pioneers and Settlers, the diverse religious beliefs and customs associated with symbolism in the cemetery.

When: Second Sunday of each month commencing Sunday 14 October 2018

Time: 10:30am

Duration: 1.5 Hours

Cost: Adult (15 and above) $7.00 Children Free

Tours depart North Brighton Cemetery, enter via King George Avenue

Bookings available online soon.


Historic Glenelg Guided Tour

Discover Glenelg's early history with a walk along the foreshore to where the early settlers landed.  Hear some of the stories that shaped Glenelg into a popular tourist destination including stories of pioneers, the mysterious Somerton man and the history of the Glenelg Jetty, baths, original Luna Park, Buffalo and tram.

When: Every Tuesday and Thursday commencing Tuesday 13 November 2018

Time: 10:30am

Duration: 1.5 Hours

Cost: Adult (15 and above) $10.00 Children Free

Tours depart the Glenelg Town Hall, Moseley Square, Glenelg

Bookings available online soon.


Self Guided Walks

  • Mansions of Glenelg
    Mansions of Glenelg is a 45 minutes self-guided walk that will take you amongst some of the most magnificent Victorian mansions and summer gardens of Glenelg. The following brochure is also available at the Visitor Information Centre.

Mansions of Glenelg(1059 kb)

  • Coast Park Trail
    A level, wide picturesque 5km walking and cycling trail that follows the coastline from Glenelg to Somerton Park and then continues another 3km from Hove to Seacliff. Make sure you check out the beautiful sculptures featured along the way.

  • Mike Turtur Bikeway
    The Mike Turtur Bikeway provides 10km of shared pedestrian and bicycle path which stretches through quieter back streets linking the city to Glenelg located alongside the Glenelg to City tram line. Look out for the Gene the Giraffe sculpture near Maxwell Terrace.

  • Historic Glenelg Walk
    This 60 minute self-guided walk challenges you to uncover Glenelg’s unique past and understand more about its historical importance as South Australia’s first settlement and how it developed over the years. Historic Glenelg(2311 kb)

  • Bikedirect Bicycle Maps
    Bikedirect is a network of bicycle routes across the Adelaide metropolitan area that was developed to encourage cycling. The Bikedirect maps provide options for people with different needs and abilities and show main roads, bicycle lanes, local streets and off-road paths.

Download bike maps here


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