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The weather in Glenelg
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. January is the warmest month in Glenelg with average maximum temperatures of 29°. Conversely, June is the coolest month in Glenelg, with temperatures going under 7°. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is February.
Enjoy an Australian getaway with spacious beach houses and holiday accommodation in Glenelg
Set on the beautiful shore of Holdfast Bay and a short drive from Adelaide's city centre, Glenelg is a fabulous seaside town from which you can explore Adelaide at its best.
Glenelg is renowned for its rich heritage, pristine beaches, stunning sunsets, pavement cafes, bustling shops and wealth of entertainment options. The seaside shopping precincts offer a wide range of gift shops, high-end fashion boutiques, cafes, restaurants, pubs and local galleries. Once you come to this charming holiday destination you won’t want to leave, so book holiday accommodation in Glenelg to experience what this seaside suburb has to offer.
What to eat on your Glenelg holiday
With a diverse range of mouthwatering food options, Glenelg offers cafes, restaurants and bars that will appeal to all taste buds. Located in Jetty Road, Cardone’s Seafood & Grill provides an exceptional dining experience with flavoursome food and friendly service.
The Strand Cafe Restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience and serves an eclectic menu that includes Dukkah Chicken, Kangaroo Loin, Shanghai Pork and Cielo Mare. Glenelg Barbecue Inn serves perfectly aged and charcoal grilled savoury steaks.
Nestled on the Marina Pier, The Wharf provides a casual atmosphere with spectacular views of the marina and Glenelg foreshore. The extensive menu features Lamb Korma, Spiced Kangaroo Fillet, Pan-fried Barramundi, Blue Crab Penne, Tiger Prawn Curry and a lot more!
Sammy’s on the Marina at Holdfast promenade serves fresh and tasty seafood cuisine with 270° view of both the Marina and the beach. Other popular restaurants in Marina Pier include Veloce Paninoteca, the Ellenika Traditional Greek Taverna and Outback Jack’s Bar and Grill.
Art and history in Glenelg
To learn about Holdfast Bay's exciting history, stop at the Bay Discovery Centre in the iconic town hall. The centre is a social history museum dedicated to the heritage and culture of the region. It also houses an art gallery displaying work from emerging local artists.
Situated at the Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg Art Gallery is a treasure trove of original art. The gallery is home to permanent displays and local exhibitions including Aboriginal art, watercolours, glass-work, photography, textile art and woodwork. The Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute is also worth visiting for an insight into indigenous art and culture.
Family holidays in Glenelg
Glenelg is filled with family-friendly activities offering play, adventure and relaxation. The Beachouse is the perfect destination for family entertainment packed with rides and games for kids and adults. Enjoy water slides, a carousel, bumper boats, arcade games, mini golf, dodgem cars and much more!
The Glenelg Foreshore playground and the Moseley Square water fountains offer a wide range of family-friendly recreational activities that include pedal cars, the bungee trampoline and talented buskers. Wiggly Worms, an indoor play café, provides numerous interactive activities for children aged 1 to 12 years.
What to see and do in Glenelg
Swim with dolphins, enjoy diving, snorkelling and surfing or go fishing. Learn about Glenelg's rich history in the museums and galleries, experience various fun events and wander across the coast to neighbouring towns or cities.
There is plenty to see and do for visitors of all ages in Glenelg! Temptation Sailing, a 58-foot sailing catamaran offers visitors an unforgettable experience of getting up close to the dolphins in their natural habitat. You can admire scenic views of the Holdfast Bay and city skyline from aboard the catamaran.
Glenelg Beach is the most famous beach in Adelaide and offers a great atmosphere for all to enjoy. The beach is renowned for its water sports among the most popular of which are surfing, snorkelling and diving. In addition to these activities the beach is known for its stunning sunsets, bustling shops, pavement cafés and varied entertainment options.
Jetty Road is a shopping paradise situated just a short drive from the City Centre. This kilometre-long shopping strip is the ideal place to grab a coffee, enjoy a meal in one of the cafés or restaurants and shop at stylish fashion boutiques and gift shops.
The Marina Pier is known for its relaxing seaside atmosphere, food, wine, shopping and marine life including squid, dolphins and colourful fish. Dine at one of the exciting restaurants on the pier, enjoy a glass of wine while admiring the breathtaking views of the marina or catch the sun setting over the ocean.
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