This Adelaide Bridge - a State Heritage place - was built in 1931. It was the third bridge on this site, replacing two earlier ones, and was the fifth bridge that linked the City and North Adelaide across the Torrens. The first bridge on this…

At the entrance to War Memorial Drive is a plaque, with the date 1919. This was the year that the first section of War Memorial Drive was opened (that is, the section between Frome Rd & Sir Edwin Smith Avenue). It was built by returned soldiers…

The SA Naval Memorial is an anchor mounted on a granite slab. It's surrounded by 32 bronze plaques, commemorating ships and services in the Royal Australian Navy. Surrounding the monuments are garden beds resembling the shape of an anchor.…

In the open area on our left, on the eastern side of Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, there was once a commercial tourist attraction; a Snake Park and Koala Farm. This attraction was opened in 1927 initially on just 1,400 square metres, just as a “snake…

This state-heritage listed bridge is named after Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert. This walk stays on the northern side of the bridge, but you can cross over the bridge to read an interpretive sign on the southern side, which gives some of…

Passing under the University footbridge, heading upstream along the banks of the Torrens you are strolling through Grundy Gardens. The Gardens’ main feature is the dry stone walling which provides paths and takes advantage of the topography of…

Turning left, along War Memorial Drive, you pass one boat shed on the left and two boatsheds on the right. The two-storey “Edwardian” boat shed on the left dates from 1930 and was erected by Prince Alfred College. On the right are the boat…

Crossing over the University footbridge just before we reach War Memorial Drive, we enter what was the first arboretum in South Australia – established in the 1920's by the City Council and named after then-Councillor George McEwin. These…