Westside Bike Path
  • Length: 9km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Mile End 

  • End: Glenelg

  • Closest Town: Mile End 

  • Location: South Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 2km

  • State: SA


Following the route of the Holdfast Bay Railway, this mostly tree-lined on- and off-road trail winds through the inner Adelaide suburbs before emerging at the beach in Glenelg.

Glenelg has a wonderful beach and many shops and restaurants
The area around Moseley Sq. is a major entertainment area of Adelaide
There are many busy street crossings, only some with lights, so take care.
The trail is popular with walkers and cyclists, many of whom use it as a commuter trail to the city, and also with skate boarders.
Sections of the trail are provided with overhead lighting. (1/08)

For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia.


  • Mile End to Glenelg
  • 2km West of Adelaide.
  • Surface – Sealed
  • Terrain –

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.