The City of Holdfast Bay is one of the most celebrated places to live, work, visit and invest in the Adelaide metropolitan area. With an ideal location, just 20 minutes from Adelaide’s city centre and five minutes from Adelaide Airport, Holdfast Bay (map) encompasses some of Adelaide’s most historic and iconic seaside suburbs. Its municipal area:

  • Is home to 37,000 residents, covering an area of 14 square kilometres, with no part of the city more than 2.5 kilometres from the beach
  • Is the site of Glenelg, South Australia’s original mainland settlement
  • Has an extensive public transport system which includes tram, train and bus routes directly to the heart of the Adelaide CBD
  • Provides easy access to community services, superior education and health options
  • Comprises quality retail precincts, recreation facilities, rich heritage and beautiful natural environment
  • Is notable for its vibrant tourism sector which attracts over 800,000 day-trip visitors annually
  • Is in close proximity to the State Aquatic Centre and Marion Westfield Shoppingtown.
The City of Holdfast Bay takes an active role in strengthening the local competitive environment to enable economic development to occur. If you are looking to work, live, stage an event, operate a business or invest in the City of Holdfast Bay, please contact:

City of Holdfast Bay
P 08 8229 9999