Adelaide City and Parks Bike Tour
Adelaide is voted one of the world’s most liveable cities and this easy and relaxed bike tour lets you see why! Take in the culture and the vibrancy of Adelaide as you cycle along the safe city streets, precincts and parklands. Discover little known treasures, laneway art, quirky cafés, the local’s favourites and much more.
Zig zag through city streets and laneways, along the cultural boulevard North Terrace, the café strip on Rundle, the vibrant riverbank precinct (home to the Adelaide Oval) and enjoy a well-deserved morning tea break at the quirky Red House Café.
Encircled by a green belt of parklands and interlinked by trails, a bike is the perfect way to experience Adelaide’s serene nature and leisure parks. Favourites include the Himeji Japanese Gardens, Rymill Park and the biodiverse wetlands area of Bonython Park.
Expertly guided using quality bikes and helmets, this all-inclusive small group tour (max. 10 people) ensures a personalised and memorable experience. The tour is run at a relaxed pace suitable for all levels of riding ability with lots of times for photos along the way.
Availability - Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday (Aug - May) or on request for private groups. Starts Adelaide 9.30am and finishes 12.30pm
Price - from AUD $99 per person. Includes experienced local guide, bike and helmet hire, morning tea.
Adelaide by bike
Cycle at a relaxing pace on comfortable bikes and see parts of Adelaide that you would not ordinarily experience. This fun and engaging outdoor tour provides an active and alternative way to see the best of the City. It is also a great way to explore some of Adelaide’s best must dos with plenty of picture stops and surprises to be found.
Historic landmarks and architecture
Throughout the city is an incredible blend of old and new architecture, with quaint churches and historic buildings mixed with the best of new architectural design. Along Adelaide’s cultural boulevard North Terrace find among others, the beautiful landmark buildings that are home to Adelaide University campuses, the South Australian Museum, Art Gallery, and State Library of South Australia.
“Very enjoyable morning seeing the sights of Adelaide City by bike – 5 stars” Selsey (Trip Advisor)
The vibrant riverbank precinct
Separating the city from North Adelaide and running along the river is the bustling Riverbank Precinct. Its wide green banks, trails, cafes and public spaces provide a fantastic location for leisure activities including picnics, running, cycling and special events. Along the banks see historic rowing sheds, the impressive Adelaide Convention Centre, the Adelaide Festival Centre and the $40 million landmark riverbank footbridge that links to the world-famous Adelaide Oval.
River Torrens linear trail
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the river, parks and wetlands as you ride deeper into the corners of the city past the Torrens Weir, under the railway and onto the Bonython Park wetlands. Following the trail to the edge of the northern parklands we take at stop for some revitalising morning tea at the quirky Red House café, which has taken over the old railway station at North Adelaide.
Adelaide Park Lands
Purposely designed by Colonel William Light’s vision for the city development and layout, the parklands provide a unique and incredibly important feature of Adelaide’s culture. Adding to the vibrancy of the city they are used for recreation, community sports, music concerts and large scale events such as the Adelaide Fringe. Following the trails to the most beautiful and significant areas the tour will criss-cross the south, east and northern parklands.
Please dress appropriately 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 | 9.30am 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 | 12.30pm back at the pureSA office.