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ROUTE 1 HORSESHOE BAY- FAVOURITE FOR ANIMAL LOVERS- Take fish food and Wallaby food.
After leaving FNF outdoor adventure on your Hybrid bike, head right, down Mandalay Avenue and turn left to the ferry terminal. At the roundabout turn left and cross the road and head up Gabul Way, our scenic walkway with views over Arcadia and Geoffrey Bay. Head along Geoffrey Bay, watching for the noisy Black Cockatoos and turn right into the lane at the end of the bay. At the end is the little Allied Rock Wallabies. They will come right up if you are quiet and move slow. From there walk to the water and through in a pillie or prawn and watch hundreds of fish compete, splashing on the surface. Watch for Big Cod and Coral Trout. Walk through the Don’t Knock the Rock at Arcadia to
From there head up the very steep hill towards Horseshoe Bay, enjoying the views until you get to the Forts Walk Car park, well-marked. Tie the bikes up and walk to the top. See forts walk info under walks section. Look up for Koalas and down for arrows pointing to koala tree locations.
After the forts walk and a cool juice at Pleasure Juices cart, in season head down the Hill to Horseshoe Bay. Take a swim in the calm waters, enjoy lunch and watch all the turtles pop their heads up in the bay.
Head back over the hill turning first left in Arcadia for a different view going back. Past the RSL and left at Arcadia Store.
Options. Stop at Bungalow Bay at 4 pm and feed the Rainbow Lorikeets- Free
Enjoy the butterfly walk at the old school at Horseshoe Bay, Heath Street
Wet Season? – Horseshoe Bay Lagoon walk, see walks section- Birds and Agile Wallabies.
More Koalas? Drop in to Wallaby Way HB for Koala sightings in Trees
Snorkeling ? Check out the snorkeling section.)
Head right from FNF Outdoor and turn right into Sooning Street. Turn left into Kelly Street and ride out past the boat ramp to the Nelly Bay scenic break wall and visit the Bow of the Presto shipwreck. From there ride back to the Esplanade and turn left then right then left back onto Sooning Street and follow the path along the beach to X Base. A snorkel trail is available here.
Head up the hill and stop for magnificent views to Rocky Bay and over to Cape Cleveland. Head down the hill and left into Granite Street to the bay where you will find the Picnic Bay Mall, Heritage Jetty and beach with swimming enclosure for a cool down. Head back up Granite Street to the end, left then right past the Golf Club to head to WestPoint. On the way detour first street left after the waste transfer station to Cockle Bay. See the Blue House and the City of Adelaide shipwreck. (See shipwreck section.) Leaving Cockle Bay look up when you get to the intersection to see a huge Sea Eagle Nest on the top of the communications tower. Left turn and ride slowly out to the picturesque WestPoint, magnificent beaches, great fishing and have a rest. Back the same way to FNF to return bikes.