- Getting Here & Around
- Public Facilities
- Places to Visit
- What's On
- Things to do
- History & Culture
- Parks and Reserves
Create fun filled family memories on a day out in Holdfast Bay. The area is filled with family friendly experiences offering adventure, play and relaxation. Discover kid's attractions, visit the engaging museum and immerse yourself in the beachside activities.
The Beachouse is a fun family entertainment centre packed with games and rides for kids and adults alike. Enjoy heated waterslides, arcade games, carousel, bumper boats, dodgem cars, mini golf and much more!
Colley Terrace, Glenelg
Bay Discovery Centre
Historic Glenelg Town Hall in Moseley Square features the Bay Discovery Centre Museum. You’ll find a rich variety of visual arts and a captivating collection of interpretive displays that bring Holdfast Bay’s cultural heritage to life. Displays include Colonel William Light, Proclamation, Voyage and Arrival Exhibition and a Place by the Sea. Don’t miss the authentic wooden Bathing Box for a taste of last century’s beach culture.
School groups welcome, bookings essential
Entry by gold Coin Donation
Moseley Square water fountains and the Glenelg Foreshore playground are hives of activity throughout the summer months, offering a huge range of family-friendly entertainment and sporting activities. Look out for the bungy trampoline, pedal cars and talented buskers.
Our Beaches offers a wide range of experiences including swimming, sailing, snorkelling, kayaking, diving, stand-up paddle boarding and fishing. Our coastline has a number of user-friendly foreshore parks and reserves. Most have large, grassed areas that are great for picnics and are equipped with BBQ facilities, playgrounds and public toilets.
GU Film House
The first of its kind in Australia, the new GU Film House in the eastern end of Glenelg’s Jetty Road precinct opened in March 2016 and boasts six cinemas, onsite licensed café/bar and an enticing mix of arthouse and blockbuster movies in a stylish, purpose-built cinema complex.
2/4 Cowper St, Glenelg
This purpose built, fully air-conditioned play café offers state-of-the-art play equipment catering for children aged 1 to 12 years. Wiggly Worms Indoor Play Café provides numerous activities which will consume children's imagination for hours, whilst caregivers can watch and take time-out in the café.
595 Anzac Highway, Glenelg
Little Picassos is a quality art classes for children in Adelaide. Little Picassos provide quality art classes that give each child the opportunity to create in a vibrant, inspirational and motivational art studio especially designed for children. Little Picassos is recognised for its innovative sessions that promote creativity, build self esteem and value the individual.
1/686 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg
Plaster Fun House
Plaster Fun House is a rewarding and economical way of satisfying your creative talents. Simply go to your nearest store, choose and pay for a plaster model from our extensive range and have free use of our paints to paint your creation in our stores. When your creation is complete we will provide a spray gloss and glitter totally free if desired.
505D Brighton Road, Brighton
Glenelg Foreshore Playspace
The Glenelg Foreshore Playspace located on the sea side of the iconic Glenelg Town Hall, features timber logs for climbing and balancing; water and sand play; a hammock swing; grassy mounds; a giant, wide slide; a climbing dome, cubby and tunnel; rope activities; in-ground trampolines; and raised and sunken pods for seating and play.