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Encounter Bikeway

Cycle, run or walk along the 31.5km multi-purpose path that follows the spectacular coastline between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.

The Encounter Bikeway is an on-road and shared trail that links the four coastal towns of the City of Victor Harbor and the Riverport Town of Goolwa, via the coastal towns of Port Elliot and Middleton. The total distance of The Bikeway is 30km. However a range of riding/walking distances are available, making it suitable for all ages and levels of fitness.
The Bikeway is suitable for use by cyclists, walkers, skaters, roller bladers and is wheelchair accessible.

Download a copy of the Encounter Bikeway Brochure (PDF 1.04 MB) before you go for detailed distances and things to do along the way.

Length: 31.5km loop
Difficulty: Grade 1, Easy Walk
Terrain: Sealed pathway
Start/Finish: The Bluff (Rosetta Head) Victor Harbor
Finish/Finish: The Wharf, Goolwa

The Steam Ranger Heritage Railway runs between Victor Harbor’s regional centre and Goolwa Wharf and is a great option if you only wish to walk one way.

Join the trail at numerous access points, to undertake part or all of the trail! See Whale Walk for a shorter option.