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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Maximize your time in Adelaide and experience sights that many tourists miss on a bike ride between the city and the sea. At a relaxed pace, you’ll cycle to the vibrant Riverside Precinct and visit Henley Beach for morning brunch. Pedal along the River Torrens Linear trail and parallel to the south Australian coastline, a visual feast of white sand beaches. Finally, explore Glenelg town and opt to return to Adelaide by tour bus or on the iconic Glenelg tram. Small-group tour, limited to eight people.
  • Cycle to the Riverside Precinct and Henley Beach to enjoy brunch
  • Pedal along the River Torrens Linear trail and the coast at a relaxed pace
  • Explore the town of Glenelg and choose to return by bus or on the Glenelg tram
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people
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Small-group tour (maximum 10)
Experienced guide
Quality bikes and helmets
Brunch
Central departure location
Tram Ticket included for return if required

Departure Point

111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Moseley Square, Glenelg SA 5045, Australia
Your tour begins at 111 Franklin Street, where you’ll greet your guide at the tour office located opposite the Adelaide Central Bus Station. Collect your bike and receive a short safety briefing before setting off at a relaxed pace set by your guide.

The first stop is the Riverside Precinct, home to a vibrant mixture of historical buildings and public spaces. Capture photographs of the Festival Centre, Elder Park, and the Adelaide Convention Centre before taking the River Torrens Linear trail towards Henley Beach,

After you glide past wetlands and through an 18th-century cemetery, you’ll arrive at Henley square to revitalize with brunch and ocean air. Absorb gorgeous sea views and keep your eyes peeled for the wild dolphins that occasionally visit the foreshore.

Next, cycle along a dedicated bike path along the coast: beach side houses, sand dunes, and sailing clubs provide picturesque sights during the ride.

Your final stop is the cosmopolitan town of Glenelg, where you’ll have free time to spend relaxing on the beach, discovering the museums, or shopping on the promenade. At the end of your tour, choose to return to Adelaide city center by bus, or to take the iconic Glenelg tramway at a time convenient to you (tram ticket included).
Itinerary
Pass By:  
pureSA tours
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 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.
Stop At:  
Adelaide Oval
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.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
River Torrens Linear Park Trail
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, you start to feel the ocean breeze and will soon be amazed by the breathtaking coastal views.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Henley Beach
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 brunch 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 beach side houses, sailing clubs and sand dunes.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Glenelg Beach
The final stretch takes you through the stylish Marina Pier complex and Glenelg Foreshore. Stay and explore the coastal town of Glenelg - the final stop is at the popular cosmopolitan town of Glenelg – 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.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Glenelg Tram
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 or choose to travel back in the group's bus upon arrival in Glenelg.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age of 12
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking (minimum 148cm)
  • Tour concludes in Glenelg at approximately 1:30pm
  • Tour follows designated bike lanes, paths and trails suitable for all levels of riding ability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY pureSA

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour.

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Excellent bike tour
Craig_S
, Apr 2021
Excellent bike tour with a great tour guide. Gave us some great information on the history of Adelaide.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Craig_S, it is very much appreciated. It's such a great ride along the river to the beach. Best of luck with all your plans for this year! All the best, Mike
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Amazing and fantastic tour, an...
Anne L
, Apr 2017
Amazing and fantastic tour, an unique experience to discover a city. The cycle path was great, well chosen, the comments by Mike were interesting and Mike a fantastic guide who knows his city and loves it. He gave us a lot of advises and good addresses. TO BE EXPERIENCED.
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We really enjoyed this tour despite...
Will
, Jan 2017
We really enjoyed this tour despite the pretty persistent rain. Adelaide and Glenelg had some great bike paths to offer - really nice way to be introduced to the area.
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