5. City to Sea Adelaide Bike Tour
Explore Adelaide on two wheels
Cycle at a relaxing pace on comfortable bikes and see parts of Adelaide that you wouldn’t ordinarily experience. This fun and engaging outdoor tour also provides an active and alternative way to get to the beach from the City. It is also a great way to explore some of Adelaide’s best must do’s with plenty of picture stops and surprises along the way.
Experience the vibrant Riverbank Precinct
Starting from the heart of the City, cycle to the bustling Riverbank Precinct, home to significant and historic buildings, sports events and public spaces. Sights include the Festival Centre, Elder Park, the Adelaide Convention Centre, the historic rowing sheds and the new $40 million landmark Riverbank Bridge that links the world famous Adelaide Oval with the City.
Ride the serene River Torrens Linear trail
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the river, parks and wetlands as you ride through an 1800’s cemetery, cross under viaducts and bridges and appreciate the serenity of nature in this continually changing landscape. As the river trail comes to an end, start to feel the ocean breeze and soon be amazed by the breathtaking coastal views.
Discover the relaxed atmosphere of Henley Beach
The recently redeveloped Henley Square offers the perfect place to take a break and re-energise over a delicious morning tea at ‘Cocolat’ while getting some insider tips from your guide. Henley is one of the ‘go to’ beaches for locals to hang out and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. Take a walk on the jetty and keep an eye out for the occasional pod of dolphins that visit the foreshore.
Cycle along the spectacular coastline
Heading south along the dedicated cycle path, take in the expansive views along the coastline toward the Fleurieu Peninsula. Get a feel for the South Australian coastal lifestyle as you ride past beachside houses, sailing clubs and sand dunes. The final stretch takes you through the stylish Marina Pier complex and back to the foreshore before arriving at Moseley Square, Glenelg.
Stay and explore the coastal town of Glenelg
The popular cosmopolitan town of Glenelg is ideal for swimming, dining and entertainment. Shop on the bustling Jetty Road, discover the museums and galleries or simply find a place to relax and enjoy an ice cream. Take the time to walk along the sandy white shores and feel the sand between your toes or have a swim in the calm blue sea while soaking up some sunshine.
Catch the iconic Glenelg tram back to the City
Your return to the City is your choice! You can either return at your own leisure via the iconic Glenelg tramway (20 minute trip) or choose to come back with us in the pureSA bus upon arrival in Glenelg.
Tip: No need to carry all your beach gear in your backpack while riding – just leave it safely at the pureSA office and the supplier will bring it to you at Glenelg.