[ October 28, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA League at Blackwood Skate Park
The Skate Park Leagues are community based grassed-roots events focused on embracing skate park culture and bringing the community together. Go down to Blackwood Skate Park on Saturday the 28 October 2017 and compete in skate, scooter, or BMX. There are free giveaways and prizes to be won!
Registrations are now […]
[ October 28, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Puddle Jumpers Juvenile Arthritis Camp 2017
An exciting first camp for youth 8 -18 years living with Juvenile Arthritis.
The Puddle Jumpers Juvenile Arthritis Camp will be held at Clayton Bay Campsite from Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November 2017, and will include a host of fun activities and lots of food and opportunities for amazing […]
Plan a trip to beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden in Blackwood
Located in the pretty Adelaide foothills suburb of Blackwood, Wittunga Botanic Garden is an historic 13-hectare property featuring a vast array of plants and trees, wildlife, open play areas, a lake, seating options and walking trails.
As soon you enter Wittunga Botanic Garden, you’ll instantly hear the delightful […]
[ September 2, 2017 to September 3, 2017. ]
Cosmic Array Installation
A day and evening experience featuring an array of 16 individual cosmic ray detectors on the Elder Park foreshore in Adelaide.
As a part of the Splash Adelaide 2017 Winter Festival and built in collaboration with artist-musicians Sacred Resonance and Robert Hart of Hardhack, the Cosmic Array Installation event will be a magical experience.
During this event, the […]
SA ROCKS is a little bit of creativity and nature play for kids and parents that live in South Australia. Go hunting for painted rocks in your local park, or paint some and hide for others to find!
Inspiration for SA ROCKS came predominately from the first statewide group WA ROCKS. SA ROCKS then adapted […]
[ July 1, 2017 to July 31, 2017. ]
Life Looks Brighter Outside Challenge
Would you like to be a part of City of Holdfast Bay’s Life Looks Brighter Outside Challenge! Take the pledge to get outdoors over the month of July with some adventure activity ideas.
There are lots of things to keep the family busy indoors, but getting outdoors is where the real adventure […]
Top things to do in winter around Adelaide
As we head into the winter months having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate means that it is still possible to venture […]
[ July 18, 2017; 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. ]
This Winter, Twig & Stick will be celebrating the wondrous Mount Lofty Frogs by holding a little family friendly festival at ‘The Old school Community Garden’ in Stirling.
On the 18th of July from 10am to 1.30pm go and explore the garden, play in the mud pit, make magic potions, go on a scavenger hunt, weave baskets […]
[ June 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017. ]
Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month June 2017
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Mt Remarkable National Park throughout the month of June. Whether you are camping or live locally, come […]
Twelftree Reserve College Park Playground and Fix Specialty Coffee Review
Kids will love the fire engine, motorbikes and half basketball court at Twelftree Reserve, and parents will be pleased to know that great coffee is not too far away.
It’s not often we stumble across a playground that will appeal to both toddlers and bigger kids. Twelftree Reserve […]
[ June 29, 2017; ]
International Mud Day Celebration with Nature Play SA
June 29 is ‘International Mud Day’ and for the third year running Nature Play SA will be joining communities around the world to get dirty, play outdoors, and have LOADS of fun!
In 2017 Nature Play SA will partner with the City of Holdfast Bay to bring Adelaide nature […]
[ June 4, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
A travelling exhibition from award-winning children’s author and artist Jeannie Baker, inspired by a fascinating globetrotting bird migration, is headed to Adelaide Botanic Garden from Sunday 4 June.
Jeannie will be at the free opening afternoon to launch the exhibition and sign books, while there’ll also be guided tours of the Garden’s First Creek Wetland, and kids […]
Port Adelaide Mural Map featuring murals from the Wonderwalls Festivals
If you didn’t get a chance to visit the Wonderwalls Festival last month you can still view a number of large scale murals around the streets of Port Adelaide.
Simply download the Mural Map from the Our Port website, print it off or use your phone (a […]
James Coke Park, Norwood | Review
James Coke Park behind Norwood Mall is one of our top picks for playgrounds in Adelaide for toddlers and little kids.
The biggest drawcard for us is that it’s fully fenced. It’s also nice and close to important amenities – like supermarkets for last-minute snacks or impromptu lunches, and cafes for […]
Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the […]
[ August 26, 2017 to August 27, 2017. ]
It’s official! Spartan Race Australia has announced it’s first ever race in Adelaide!
Spartan Race is the world’s best obstacle race series. No gimmicks, no electric shocks, just a great vibe and exciting obstacles set in truly iconic locations.
Adelaide’s very first event will be held in Paris Creek, about 50 minutes south of the city, on the […]
[ May 7, 2017; ]
The Hahndorf Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk is a great community event enjoyed each year by all who participate.
The Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk honours the early European settlers from Hahndorf who supplied Adelaide with fresh produce at a time when most foodstuffs had to be imported into South Australia.
The trail has been developed between Verdun and […]
[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The theme of this year’s Open Day is “Botanic Gardens Conserving Plants – Our Lives Depend On It”.
Wittunga Botanic Garden will be a hive of activity on Sunday 28 May, with special guided tours, the planting of an endangered Kangaroo Island species, a Nature Play SA kids activity, a plant sale, coffee and cakes and […]
[ May 7, 2017; ]
Put a piece of natural heritage in your backyard today, go along to the 9th Annual Grey Box Day native plant sale Sunday 7 May 2017!
Choose your own twenty native plants for $30 and join in the fun!
Bring the family for food, music, environmental activities, face painting and more! State Flora Nurseries located within Belair National […]
[ May 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Garden Open Day – Launch of Free Little Garden Library
There is lots to do for all ages, with plants for sale, succulents galore, sausage sizzle, kids activities, garden talks, plus various workshops to join.
There will also be the launch of a brand new and free Little Library for adults and kids.
The event is free to […]
Lowie’s Loop is a 1km children’s exploratory nature play trail that encourages children to get out and explore the natural environment.
Lowie’s Loop in the City of Salisbury was officially opened on October 9th 2016. Children can follow Lowie’s Trail Markers and footprints that are stamped into parts of the subdivision’s concrete footpaths and also enjoy […]
Woorabinda Lake and Reserve | Review
If you’re heading to the hills and looking for somewhere to take the kids that’s close to Stirling, try a leisurely visit to Woorabinda Lake. It is tucked into the side streets of Stirling, next to the Railway line. You can walk down Ethel Street to access the Lake and […]
[ April 23, 2017; 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Take advantage of free guided walks at the opening of the 2017 bushwalking season in Belair National Park on Sunday, April 23rd.
This Sunday Walking SA will host the 2017 Hiking Expo with over 10 come-and-try walks to choose from, varying from easy (accessible to everyone) to hard and ranging from 30 minutes to 3 hours. […]
[ April 18, 2017 1:30 pm to April 19, 2017 1:30 pm. April 27, 2017; 1:30 pm; April 29, 2017; 1:30 pm; ]
April School Holidays at Platform 1
All aboard … for school holiday fun at Platform 1
Throw on a jumper, breathe the fresh air and let’s go ‘check on the cows’… at Platform 1’s Paddock to Plate and Train Ride Experience.
What is the name of a female sheep? What does hay taste like? How do you know if your horse […]
[ April 13, 2017 6:00 pm to April 19, 2017 6:00 pm. ]
Mainline Drive-in Gepps Cross reopened 31 March 2017
Mainline Drive-in Gepps Cross reopened on Friday 31 March 2017.
With food on site, and entry at only $25 per car the drive-in movies are a fun family night out. They’re open over Easter weekend, too, so if you’ve never been to the drive-in movies why not give it a go this […]