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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
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Cost: Adult (15 and above) $7.00 Children Free
Tours depart North Brighton Cemetery, enter via King George Avenue
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 (and every first and third Sunday at 11:00am)
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Cost: Adult (15 and above) $10.00 Children Free
Tours depart the Glenelg Town Hall, Moseley Square, Glenelg
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.
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
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.
Dark History and Crime Tours
Glenelg is popular for its beaches, boats, blue sea and big skies, but when the sun and fun seekers leave the beach front, Glenelg is cloaked in the darkness of its past.
Find out what tipped a loving family man over the edge to kill. How is one of the Adelaide Gaol’s executed prisoners connected to this popular seaside town? What was the series of unfortunate events that almost killed an entertainer, enabling him to be in the unique position of reading his own obituary?
Join Adelaide Haunted Horizons as we walk you through ‘The Dark Side’ of this beach resort and reveal answers to these questions and much more.
Time/Days: On request
More information: http://www.adelaidehauntedhorizons.com.au
Call 0407 715 866 or 1300 HAUNTED
Tour numbers: Min 5 to Max 20. Min age 13+ (Dark themes such as suicide).
Restrictions would be to note: it is a 2hr walking tour and a lot of standing so medium fitness would be recommended.