The North Haven to Semaphore area offers a significant number of tourist facilities, shopping and restaurants.
The area is well serviced by public transport with buses and trains running in close proximity to North Haven Beach. Major shopping centres are nearby include Westlakes shopping centre where most major retailers are located.
A short drive or train away is Historic Port Adelaide which is one of Adelaide’s major tourist precincts and also provides shopping and service facilities.
North Haven is adjacent to the suburbs of Semaphore and Largs Bay. Semaphore’s trendy shopping street, located south of North Haven, offers a wide range of variety with restaurants from award winning to take away, hotels, cafes, antique stores, bric-a-brac, pharmacy, supermarkets, bakeries, etc. North Haven provides further eating and shopping options with a tavern, restaurants and other local supermarket options.
Semaphore to North Haven is eight kilometres of clean sands ... with sheltered playgrounds, BBQ amenities and green open spaces.
Stroll along the Coast Park from Semaphore to North Haven where you will discover the beautiful Largs Pier Hotel and Jetty Road. Travelling further north will bring you to the North Haven Marina where you can dine alfresco style while dolphin spotting.
Semaphore has plenty of big grassy areas for picnics and BBQ’s, with a choice of playgrounds for all ages and a skate park to keep the kids busy. You can play mini-golf, slither down the water slide, ride on the vintage carousel or Ferris wheel, buy ice creams and fish and chips from a beachside kiosk, cycle on the bike track, and ride on the steam train that puffs 2km along the shoreline. During summer, the Semaphore Carnival offers a true seaside carnival experience with rides, games and activities.
Semaphore Road is one of Adelaide’s widest boulevards, stretching down to the jetty and sea. Funky boutiques have opened their doors alongside famous ‘old salt’ pubs, and contemporary cafes are serving seasonal produce whilst the night air is filled with the delicious aroma of fish ‘n’ chips. There are over 80 stores in the Semaphore area, creating one of the most colourful shopping experiences in SA! Start at the foreshore and work your way east along the lines of verandas and bluestone buildings that make up surprising Semaphore Road. Check out the edgy mix of old, alternative and new – the street where ‘boutique’ sits beside ‘bargain’, ‘chic’ beside ‘cheeky’, and ‘contemporary vintage’ beside shops that have been serving the locals for decades. Catch a movie at the Odeon Star on Semaphore Road with the best movie prices in Adelaide.
Over 100 car parks are available in the adjacent car park to the hosting club. There is also on-street parking spaces within 500 metres of the club all free of charge.
North Haven SLSC provides toilet and change room facilities including disabled toilets.
Marine chandleries are available at North Haven Marine, Taylor Marine (Osborne), Whitworths (Port Adelaide) and Rope & Marine (Port Adelaide) which are all within 2 to 10 minutes’ drive of North Haven beach.
Should repairs to sails or boats be required there are multiple repairers the closest being 3 min drive of North Haven beach.