Glenelg Things to Do

  • Glenelg Beach - Volleyball
    Glenelg Beach - Volleyball
    by wabat
  • Glenelg Beach - From the Jetty
    Glenelg Beach - From the Jetty
    by wabat
  • The Pioneer Memorial - HMS Buffalo
    The Pioneer Memorial - HMS Buffalo
    by wabat

Most Viewed Things to Do in Glenelg

  • 1. HMS Buffalo

    The HMS Buffalo was built as the Hindostan in Calcutta in 1813. She was subsequently purchased by the Royal Navy as a storeship and renamed HMS Buffalo. Prior to the event for which she is remembered...

    more
  • 2. St Peter’s Anglican Church

    The first St Peter’s Anglican Church in Glenelg was built in 1851 on land set aside by Colonel William Light, surveyor and planner of the City of Adelaide in...

    more
  • 3. Moseley Square and the Beachouse – General tip

    On my most recent visit to Glenelg, on 26 December 2013, I had fully intended to visit the Bay Discovery Centre (a museum/ historical record of the development...

    more
  • 4. The Old Gum Tree

    The HMS Buffalo, the ship carrying Governor “elect” Hindmarsh and other early settlers of South Australia arrived in Holdfast Bay, Glenelg on the 28th December...

    more
  • 5. A Chorus of Stones

    I actually stumbled across this rather unique war memorial while I was having a look around the newish Marina Pier, a multi-million dollar development of...

    more
  • 6. The Pioneer Memorial

    As soon as you step of the tram or otherwise arrive in Moseley Square at the end of Jetty Road and look towards the sea the first thing that will capture your...

    more
  • 7. The Red Rattler

    In 1873 the railway line between Adelaide and Glenelg was build by the Adelaide, Glenelg & Suburban Railway Company Ltd. Until 1899 the company operated steam...

    more
  • 8. Glenelg Jetty – for your next promenade.

    If you have read my tip on Glenelg beach you will be aware of the restrictions put on people (particularly males) bathing on the beach during day light hours in...

    more
  • 9. Relax on the Beach

    Glenelg is Adelaide’s premier seaside destination and when you look at the beach you would think that the reason it is so, is obvious. I have been coming to...

    more
  • 10. Spend time on the beach and jetty

    In warmer weather the water is great for a swim, or just spend time on the beach. People are often seen playing beach volleyball or other games on the white...

    more
  • 11. Visit the Glenelg Town Hall

    Glenelg's town hall was originally build in 1875, although the clock and clock tower were added later. It was originally planned to be used as an institute...

    more
  • 12. ST. ANDREW'S BY THE SEA UNITING CHURCH

    I have seen St. Andrew's Church many times, and I don't think I ever realized it was a Church!To me, it looks a bit like the Glenelg Town Hall.Well, it isn't...

    more
  • 13. MORPHETTVILLE RACES

    The South Australia Jockey Club is situated at Morphettville Racecourse. The race-course has been here since 1875.Race's are held here every Saturday, including...

    more
  • 14. GLENELG JETTY & BEACH

    Jetties, I always go for a walk along them to see if people are catching fish, to see if there are fish in the clear waters, or just to watch the children...

    more
  • 15. PIONEER MEMORIAL

    The Pioneer Memorial is located on Moseley Square, directly infront of the Glenelg Jetty.This Memorial was built to commemorate the foundation of South...

    more
  • 16. GLENELG TOWN HALL

    One building you can't miss seeing, is the lovely Town Hall that was built in 1875. At that time, it was minus the clock-tower and clock. It was built to be...

    more
  • 17. WALK JETTY ROAD

    Jetty road is the long road on which the Glenelg Tram runs to its terminus at the end. There are plenty of shops lining either side of the road, so you should...

    more
  • 18. VISIT THE HISTORICAL TOWN HALL EXHIBIT.

    GLENELG When in Glenelg take some time to visit the Historical Town Hall and check out the wonderful exhibit of the history and early settlement of this part of...

    more
  • 19. Rodney Fox Shark Experience

    Rodney Fox Shark Experience is a small museum located on the ground floor of Glenelg's Town Hall.Rodney Fox is a shark attack survivor turned shark expert, and...

    more
  • 20. The Jaws of Life...

    In 1963, a young adult from South Australia named Rodney Fox had his life altered forever when he became a tasty afternoon snack for a local Great White Shark....

    more
  • 21. SHOPPING AND ENJOYING GLENELG

    When you arrive at the tram terminus in Glenelg you will be at the end of Jetty Road and this is Glenelg's main shopping precinct....This long Road has many...

    more
  • 22. Glenelg Beach

    Glenelg Beach is a vast stretch of white sand on the coast of South Australia.The resort of Glenelg reminded me very much of a British seaside resort,...

    more
  • 23. Ride the historic Glenelg Tram to Adelaide

    The Glenelg Tram is the most interesting way to make the short journey from the beach resort of Glenelg to the centre of Adelaide.Arguably, I should be writing...

    more
  • 24. Bay Discovery Centre

    During our tour of the Rodney Fox Shark Experience, we were already located at the Moseley Square in the Town Hall building. As we were leaving, we were...

    more
  • 25. Head down to the Jetty...

    Although we went to Glenelg in the autumn, we did enjoy a nice sunny day. We took a walk out to the end of the jetty, where there was a nice view back on the...

    more
  • Glenelg Hotels

    11 Hotels in Glenelg
  • Ask a Question

    Got a question about Glenelg? Get an answer from our Location locals and frequent travelers

Instant Answers: Glenelg

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

41 travelers online now

Comments

Glenelg Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Glenelg things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Glenelg sightseeing.

View all Glenelg hotels