One of the most popular beachside destinations in South Australia, the Adelaide suburb of Glenelg offers an ideal and idyllic coastal escape for the entire family. Here are some of the highlights.
Spend the Day at Glenelg Beach
The main allure of this suburb is the picturesque white sandy beach that borders Holdfast Bay. In Glenelg, holiday accommodation can be found right by the shore and you can look forward to spending your days lazing in the sand or enjoying swimming, snorkelling, surfing and diving too.
Shop at the Jetty Road Precinct
A popular place for shopping, the charming Jetty Road Precinct is home to fashion boutiques, art galleries, jewellery stores and more. A five-minute walk from Oaks Liberty Towers, this area also features a range of cafes, wine bars and restaurants, while at night, entertainment and live music are on offer as well.
Have Family Fun at The Beachouse
An entertainment complex popular with families, The Beachouse provides lots of activities and rides that kids are bound to love. From thrilling water slides and Soli Italian Formula 1 dodgem cars to a huge play castle and a historic carousel that’s around 120 years old, there’s much to look forward to.
Swim with Dolphins in Holdfast Bay
For something truly unforgettable in Glenelg, nothing beats the chance to get up close to dolphins. The local marina is the starting point for excursions to Holdfast Bay where you can spot common and bottlenose dolphins with some tour operators giving you a chance to swim with them too!
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+