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two mountain bikes parked on beach near adelaide
bike tour riding along coastline

Adelaide City to Sea Bike Tour

A landscape of blue seas and golden sands await as you cycle through the streets of Adelaide’s riverbank precinct and follow the inspiring river trails to the beach! The adventure then continues along the spectacular foreshore to the favourite coastal centres of Henley Beach and Glenelg.

  • Discover Adelaide, the Riverbank Precinct, River Torrens Linear Trail, West Beach and Glenelg. Ride along the stunning Adelaide coast and stop for a revitalising morning tea at a local's favourite cafe- with choice of savoury or sweet treat with coffee, tea or cool drink.

  • Soak up the atmosphere and explore the vibrant Glenelg at your leisure – no need to ride back to the City as the bikes are collected upon arrival in Glenelg. The return trip to the City is via the direct Glenelg tram, or choose to transfer directly back to Adelaide in the pureSA bus.

  • Small group tour (maximum 10 people) with an easy and relaxed pace on designated bike paths and trails suitable for all levels of riding abilities. Expertly guided using quality bikes and helmets, this all-inclusive tour ensures a personalised and memorable experience.

Availability - Tuesday , Sunday or on request for private groups. Departs Adelaide 9.00am and arrives Glenelg 1.30pm *

Price - from AUD $152 per person.  Includes experienced local guide, bike and helmet hire, morning tea, and tram ticket or return CBD transfer.

If you are using a South Australian Great State Voucher promotion code you must use their site to book and claim your voucher deal.

Tour Availability


bike tour riding along river in Adelaide city
  • 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. A great way to explore some of Adelaide’s best must do’s with plenty of picture stops and surprises along the way.

bike tour group posting under man made waterfall in riverbank precinct
  • 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.

cyclists reviewing map near river torrens linear 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, start to feel the ocean breeze and soon be amazed by the breathtaking coastal views.

cyclist taking a break at henley beach with two mountain bikes against balustrade
  • 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 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.

“I went on the city to sea bike ride and really enjoyed it. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable and the tour was interesting and fun. The bikes were close to new and great to ride. I would recommend this tour!” Gemma F (Trip Advisor)
two riders enjoying the coastline ride
  • 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.

aerial view of glenelg coastline
  • 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 Glenelg tram back to the City

    The tour concludes on arrival in Glenelg and the bikes are collected. Your return to the City is your choice! You can either return at your own leisure via the Glenelg tram , or choose to come back with us in the pureSA bus. We recommend you stay and enjoy Glenelg!


Important Information

Please wear clothing suitable for cycling. We recommend you wear enclosed toe footwear, bring sunscreen, hat and sunglasses along with a small lightweight backpack to carry personal items. And don’t forget your camera!

This tour has a minimum age requirement of 12 and minimum height of 148cm.

Departure | 9.00am from the pureSA office located at 111 Franklin Street Adelaide (directly across from the Adelaide Central Bus Station) - click here for Google Map. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time for check in.

Finish | 1.30pm at Glenelg. Your return trip to the City is your choice! You can either return at your own leisure via the regular Glenelg to City tram service with the included ticket (40 minute trip) OR choose to come back with the pureSA bus and be back in the City at 2.00pm.