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Highly recommended --a world class bike way.

The coastal views from this scenic bike way are nothing short of stunning. There is such a variety... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wayne C
Encounter Bay, Australia
Be aware that there is no bike hire in Victor Harbor

We attempted to do this ride today but there is no longer any bike hire options at Victor Harbor so... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coastal views from this scenic bike way are nothing short of stunning. There is such a variety of scenery riding past prestige holiday homes, the historic cockle steam train, the quaint town of Port Elliot and the river town of Goolwa.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We attempted to do this ride today but there is no longer any bike hire options at Victor Harbor so you need to either start the ride from Goolwa or from Middleton. Disappointing when the bikeway is promoted from Victor Harbor. Instead we walked a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This easy a pleasant easy ride along the coast and the lake. Maybe a couple places could be better marked but generally navigation is pretty easy. Also plenty of good cafes along the way and both ends to rest and enjoy the day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 397petec
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Bike ride is easy and breathtaking along the coastal trail. Either on dedicated bike paths or quite back roads. Beautiful coastal views and a good look at other people's amazing holiday homes. My 6 year old does this trip (return) with ease. As does my...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank tsinchile
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a perfect bike way for a relaxing ride. Lovely views, easy pedalling and very safe. Ideal for families.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SassyCmo
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant ride. Great view. Easy and quiet. My son enjoyed it very. We stopped several times to take pictures. We rode all the way from Port Elliot to the Bluff. Going downhill was really cool for my teenager boy.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 9Clouds
Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you have a bike or can borrow ne, the Encounter Bikeway is a terrific way top spend a few hours cycling from Victor Harbor to Goolwa via Port Elliot and Middleton or reverse. It's mostly off road riding and there are only a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank AustraliaSpindoctor
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Overall a good ride with some excellent views. Many on-road parts slowed our journey down by there were some good stop of points for coffee.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gareth G
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Rode the bikeway on Boxing Day from Victor to Goolwa and return. Was very popular with both young and old, and everyone in between. Managed to get a day when the winds were southerly, which meant at my side both directions. THe trail is well...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We set off walking from Kent Reserve along Encounter Bay towards the Bluff, a 5km walk along the front before we climbed over the headland, Rosetta Head, and then down towards Petrel beach and our target, King’s Beach. You can start at several places along...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank drjohnkenworthy
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