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Walking & Bike Trails

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

  • 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.

Historic Walk Brochure - Glenelg Mansions(1066 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.

  • Proclamation Trail
    This 3.4km self-guided walk challenges you to uncover Glenelg’s unique past and understand more about its historical importance as South Australia’s first settlement. Unspoiled rivers, grand buildings, the sea baths and the former site of Luna Park all form part of the Trail that enables you to see why South Australians still head to Glenelg for fun and the chance to relax.

  • 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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