Discover the Patawalonga Lake, its wildlife and the unique dolphins that visit the area!
Located near the coast between Glenelg and West Beach, this interactive, self-guided walking trail follows the banks of the Patawalonga Lake.
Learn more by scanning the QR codes at the trail stations and picnic shelters to access the website, activities and fact sheets.
opposite the Patawilya Reserve
Having a picnic with family and friends?
Picnic shelters are located along the trail, providing comfortable and shaded areas to take a break or enjoy a picnic. You can still easily look out for dolphins from the shelters!
Also check the plaques on the shelters for additional trail information.
Check educational resources
Did you know dolphins can do this and that?
Learn more about the wildlife and environment, and how you can protect them.
Scan the QR codes at the trail stations and picnic shelters to access the website, learning activities and fact sheets.
The Patawalonga Dolphin Trail is a
WDC project funded by Green Adelaide.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation is dedicated to the conservation and protection of all whales and dolphins in Australia and worldwide.
Adelaide’s first dedicated urban environmental specialist organisation focusing on guiding the people of Adelaide’s love of and connection with nature
We acknowledge and respect the Kaurna people as the native title holders and traditional owners of the Adelaide region, and pay homage to their ancestors who maintained the natural processes of the land and waters.