Glenelg is a stunning beachside town set along the shores of Holdfast Bay and only 10km from Adelaide City. Set in the Gulf of St Vincent, Glenelg is Adelaide’s most popular seaside resort offering white sandy beaches, beautiful sunsets and marine life like dolphins and seals.
Most areas and attractions are within easy walking distance of its Jetty Road location but if you want to look at the sights in and around Adelaide there are always buses and taxis and at the end of Jetty Road in Moseley Square there is a tram stop with trams running straight to town.
There are many activities available for everyone including shopping at Harbour Town or browsing the vast array of shops on Jetty Road. Visit one of a number of museums to learn about the early days of Glenelg. Some of these include the Migration Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and the Bay Discovery Center.
There are also plenty of walking trails to go on to see and learn about the settler’s first landing in 1836. Most popular is The Proclamation Trail which features 8 sites to the cultural heritage of Holdfast Bay. Enjoy an enormous amount of fitness type activities such as sailing, scuba diving, golf at Adelaide Shore’s Golf, volleyball and fishing with Glenelg Fishing Charters.
If you feel like relaxing on your visit then sit back and relax on the gorgeous beach or enjoy a leisurely walk. You can pick up a free walking map from the Bay Discovery Centre and take your time viewing the public art and design works around Glenelg precinct.
Wanting to get out an about at night? There are numerous pubs and clubs to choose from. The Grand Bar, Salt Bar & Restaurant, The Jetty Hotel and The Pier Bar are a few popular options for locals and visitors.
Whatever holiday type you seek, accommodation with Oaks Hotels & Resorts in Glenelg can cater for all: nature enthusiasts, adventurers, families, romantics and corporate travellers.
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Temptation Sailing Dolphin Swims
Have you ever wanted to swim with Dolphins? Well this is your chance to. Temptation Sailing's Dolphin Swim offers you the opportunity of a lifetime to get up close and experience these beautiful marine mammals.
Bay Discovery Centre
Located in Glenelg Town Hall is the Bay Discovery Centre which offers you to look through the interactive multimedia exhibitions. You can learn all about the Foundation and life by the sea.
If you are looking to do some shopping or dining then head to Jetty Road on the beachside of Glenelg, one of Adelaide's most popular beaches. There are numerous restaurants, cafes and ice-creameries.
Adventures Beyond Barossa Valley Wine Tasting Tour
1 day Barossa Valley tour adventure includes visits to Jacobs Creek visitor centre / winery, Richmond Grove Winery and Seppeltsfield Winery.
Getaway Cruises & Charters
Cruise south past the elite coastal beaches of Brighton and Seacliff through to Hallet Cove, or cruise north towards North Haven, watch the dolphins play.
SA Jet Ski Tours
SA Jet Ski Tours operate in and around South Australia's beautiful waterways. During the tour you can enjoy the ultimate rush as our Yamaha jet skis carry you through our spectacular waters on our eco friendly, whisper quiet vessels.