The best way to see SA: Our top 10 bike trails
Kit up and get ready to roll. The best way to see South Australia is on two wheels, and boy-oh-boy do we have some magical bike trails to share with you.
There's never been a better time to explore South Australia by bike. Immerse yourself in South Australia's backyard by taking to the stunning bike trails that meander through some of our world famous wine regions, beaches and dirt trails.
Here are our top 10 picks. If you're looking for more, head to our Adelaide Cycling Atlas.
Riesling Trail, Clare Valley
Where: Auburn, Clare Valley, 2 hours drive from Adelaide
Feature: Clare Valley cellar doors and cafes, wooded areas and vineyards
Melrose, Southern Flinders Ranges
Distance: up to 80kms
Difficulty: varying degrees
, 3 hours drive from Adelaide
Feature: Beautiful foothills, Mt Remarkable, Wirrabbara Forest
Coast To Vines Rail Trail, Fleurieu Peninsula
Where: 30 minutes from Adelaide from Marino to Willunga
Feature: Coastline, McLaren Vale wine region, historic villages
Flinders Ranges by Bike Loop Trail, Flinders Ranges
Where: Wilpena Pound, 5 hours drive from Adelaide
Feature: Stunning outback views, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
The Old Freeway, Mount Lofty, Adelaide Hills
Where: Glen Osmond Tollgate, 10 minutes drive from Adelaide CBD
Feature: Stunning city views
River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Adelaide
Where: Elder Park start point in Adelaide CBD
Feature: River Torrens, beach, cafes, nature.
Encounter Bikeway, Fleurieu Peninsula
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Where: Start at Encounter Bay, an hour's drive from Adelaide
Feature: Heritage towns, stunning coastline, cafes
Eagle Mountain Bike Park, Mount Lofty, Adelaide Hills
Difficulty: Extreme/advanced mountain bikers
Where: Adelaide Hills, 25 minutes drive from Adelaide
Barossa Trail and Jack Bobridge Track, Barossa
Difficulty: Varying degrees of difficulty
Where: Kalbeeba, one hour's drive from Adelaide
Feature: Picturesque scenery of North Para River, Barossa vineyards, wineries, restaurants.
Kidman Trail, Barossa to McLaren Vale
Difficulty: For mountain bikes!
Where: Start in Willunga, 40 minutes drive from Adelaide
Feature: Fleurieu Peninsula, Adelaide Hills, Murraylands, Barossa and Clare Valley regions. More information.