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Glenelg is a popular beach-side suburb of Adelaide. Located on the shore of Holdfast Bay in Gulf Saint Vincent, it has become a popular tourist destination due to its beach and many attractions, home to several hotels and dozens of restaurants.

Glenelg has been a popular spot for recreation and leisure for much of its history. Magic Mountain, which first opened in 1982, featured water slides, mini-golf, bumper boats, dodgem cars and many other amusements and was popular with many Adelaide residents. Magic Mountain was finally demolished in 2004 and replaced with The Beachouse, a modern centre with a more conservative design which still incorporates the historic carousel; it opened in mid 2006.

A 25-metre single-arm Ferris wheel is a popular amusement during school holidays and is a prominent feature of the area. The only tram line still operating in Adelaide is the Glenelg Tram, which runs from Moseley Square, along Jetty Road though Glenelg, to the Adelaide CBD. The route dates back to 1873 and is still operated on weekends and holidays. Jetty Road is a long ribbon of shops, entertainment facilities and other commercial activities - it is the main shopping precinct in Glenelg.