See the beauty of Glenelg

Glenelg is so easily accessible from Adelaide City using the Glenelg Tram and has much to offer when you arrive. There is plenty to keep the whole family amused such as; fishing charters, sailing, beach volleyball and activities, walking trails, bike hire, the famous Dolphin swim or watch or even a twilight cruise, reserves, play grounds, BBQ areas, lots of history and an amusement centre. Once you come here you won’t want to leave, so book your ticket and come and see what Glenelg has to offer.

Glenelg has a range of accommodation to choose from including 1, 2 and 3 bedroom self-contained apartments, hotels, motels, B&B’s, caravan parks and a beach hostel all with either city and hills views or ocean views.

Our team are experts on what to see and do in Glenelg and South Australia, click here to view our ‘must do’ experiences.

Temptation Sailing




What To Do


Function Centres

What’s on

Walk for Hope

Sunday 22nd September –  all day – Brian Nadilo Reserve

Walk for Hope is a 5km Fun Run/Walk in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer and other upper gastrointestinal cancers.For more information:  website:

Meet the Melbourne Cup

Thursday 26 September at 9:15am – 2:30pm
GU Film House Glenelg, 2 Cowper Street, Glenelg 
General Admission Movie ticket $15.00  – All proceeds go to Tutti Arts.

The City of Holdfast Bay is proud to present Meet the Melbourne Cup at the movie screening of Ride Like a Girl, the story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. Get your photo taken with the Melbourne Cup as a part of the Melbourne Cup Tour. A glass of bubbles on arrival, morning tea and movie all included in ticket price.

For bookings:

** The Lexus Melbourne Cup will also be on display in Moseley Square at the Love Heart sculpture from 12.30pm-2.30pm, before visiting other sites within the City of Holdfast Bay area.

Storm Front – Elements that Shape us – Art Exhibition, Bay Discovery Centre Art Gallery

18 February – September 2019 Ground Floor Gallery, Bay Discover Centre, Moseley Square

Due to its coastal location Holdfast Bay has at times wrestled with the forces of nature.
Over the last century storms have created devastation in our community, destroying iconic structures and causing significant damage and loss to families.
Featuring astonishing historic photographs and footage, Storm Front explores how the elements have shaped us.

Open 10am to 4pm Daily
Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Holdfast Bay regular events

The Holdfast Bay Council holds regular events around the local area, click here to see their full calendar.