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Welcome to Holdfast Bay, your ideal beach holiday destination stretched along nine kilometres of coastline.

Holdfast Bay is home to South Australia's first mainland settlement, Glenelg holding a special place in South Australia's history. It remains to this day, the cultural and tourism hub of Holdfast Bay.

Only 20 minutes from the city and ten minutes from Adelaide Airport, Glenelg is the perfect place to relax, explore and experience Adelaide at its best.

Glenelg is renowned for its wide beach, stunning sunsets, rich heritage, charming hotels and bustling shops, sidewalk cafes, and entertainment.

You can also swim with wild dolphins, go diving, and snorkeling, or join a fishing charter. Trace Glenelg’s rich history in the galleries and museums, join the fun of various events and meander along the coast to neighbouring beach towns.

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