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The H2O Explosion | Glenelg | 5 Feb 2016

[ February 5, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
It’s time to get drenched!
Yep – it’s 3 hours of fun! Get drenched at Adelaide’s Biggest Water Fight for all ages, enjoy the inflatables and party with great music from our DJs – come and join the H2O Explosion!

How it works:

Turn up with your friends
Take part in the biggest water fight of your life
Party on […]

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Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park | Dec 2015 – Jan 2016

Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park this summer!
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has put together over 40 family-friendly water-based activities along the coast this summer. The program is to encourage more South Australians having fun and learning about our marine parks.
There is a series of ‘come and try snorkelling’ tours being run […]

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The Big Wedgie – the Tallest Inflatable Waterslide in the World | Glenelg | 13 Dec 15 to 28 Jan 2016

[ December 13, 2015 to January 28, 2016. ]
This summer there’s a really good reason to get a wedgie…..
Introducing The Big Wedgie, the tallest inflatable waterslide in the world!! It’s coming to Glenelg.
At a whopping 18.2 metres tall and 72 metres long, The Big Wedgie is not for the faint hearted and is definitely a thrill ride.

With a 55 degree drop, you are […]

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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | Dec 2015 & Jan 2016

[ December 23, 2015; December 29, 2015; January 3, 2016; January 10, 2016; January 23, 2016; January 31, 2016; ]
Safe and supervised ‘in water’ experiences of our unique marine life and habitats.
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) is an incorporated, not-for-profit community organisation. The program is based on the highly successful New Zealand program ‘Experiencing Marine Reserves’.  

EMS snorkel leaders are qualified snorkelling instructors and offer guidance, direction and coordination of our snorkel experiences.

EMS provides mask (goggles), […]

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SA Water VACSWIM for 15,000 SA Children | Jan 2016

[ January 4, 2016; ]
Leaders from the South Australian aquatic sector will gather this Thursday to launch the iconic and highly regarded SA Water VACSWIM 2015/16 program, expecting up to 15,000 registrations before the 18 December closing date.
The main VACSWIM 2015/16 program will kick off on Monday, 4 January 2016, with some providers offering a program in December 2015. […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre – North Adelaide | A look at the upgraded swimming centre

Adelaide Aquatic Centre – a look at the upgraded swimming centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide has been renovated and without too much convincing the kids were pretty eager to check it out.
The family leisure pool is a large play space with new water play areas and splash pads. Spouts of water spray up […]

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George Bolton Swimming Centre Burnside Pool Re-opens | Review | 7 February 2015

Burnside Pool
Burnside Swimming Centre after a multi-million dollar upgrade.
The Burnside Swimming Centre has re-opened after a year long closure, during which a multi-million dollar redevelopment took place. There were a few delays but it’s now open to the public.
What’s New at Burnside Pool?
Here is our first look at the shiny new development. The most obvious […]

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Splash Town Water Park in Moonta Bay | What you need to know

Moonta Bay Water Park | Splash Town
Open from 1 October 2016 for 2016/2017 Summer Season
Splash Town in Moonta Bay is situated just near the playground on the foreshore at Moonta Bay, right near the Moonta Bay Caravan Park. Best of all it’s a FREE water park open to the public.  Here are some photos of […]

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Port River Dolphin Cruise | Great Value Family Fun | Review 2015

Port River Dolphin Cruise
If you are looking for an affordable, value for money activity to enjoy with the whole family you can’t go past a cruise along the Port River.
At less than $30 for a family of 4 you can relax for an hour and a half while taking in the sites along the Port […]

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Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Encounter Marine Park | January 2015

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 Month will showcase a different park each month and […]

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25 Fun Things To Do In Summer | Nature Play SA

Looking for some inspiration for summer fun?
The wonderful team at Nature Play SA have put together a special list of outdoor activities for you to complete.
Download the list, place it on the fridge and see how many you and your friends can tick off this summer!
25 Fun Things To Do In Summer:

Pick your own summer […]

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Watch Around Water | Norwood State Swim | 3 December 2014

State Swim at Norwood are holding their Watch Around Water Launch on Wednesday 3rd December at 11.30am.
Parents with children under 5 years can come along for fun activities and lots of giveaways.  There will also be the opportunity to win 12 months worth of FREE swimming lessons!
RSVP to amanda.c@norwoodswimschool.com.au by Wednesday 26 November 2014.

For more […]

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New Water Park in Moonta for Summer | Sneak Peek

New Water Park in Moonta Bay – sneak peek
Check out the pics of the new Water Park being built in time for summer in Moonta! How exciting is this?
The splash bucket is in and so are four water slides.  The Water Park is being built just near the playground on the foreshore at Moonta Bay.
There is […]

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Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga | Play Space in the Heart of the City | Review 2014

On a grey winter’s day we decided to stop and take a look around to explore the changes that have taken place in the centre of the city.  Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga has been going through a major redevelopment and the results to date have been a huge improvement.  Stage 1 at the northern end looks […]

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Moana | A Great Family Beach for All Ages

Moana Beach, situated south of Adelaide between Seaford and Maslin Beach, is only around 40 minutes drive from the Adelaide CBD.  It’s a popular beachside town for families to visit during the holidays and close enough for a day trip.  This summer our family headed to Moana numerous times and it has since become one of our favourite […]

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Splash on Big Inflatables | SA Aquatic Centre Marion | Aqua Splash Review

We visited the SA Aquatic Centre at Marion to try out their AquaSplash program. Big inflatables for climbing, swinging and jumping off, is what it’s all about. And these obstacle courses did not disappoint.
The AquaSplash program is a 3 hour unlimited rides deal. You need to be 10 years or older, at least 120cm and […]

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City to the Bay by Tram | A Day in Glenelg

City to Glenelg by Tram – a day in Glenelg
Travelling on public transport with young children is a bit of an adventure, especially when the destination is somewhere they don’t go every day.  One of our favourite holiday activities is to catch the tram from the city to Glenelg and explore the many sights this seaside suburb has […]

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Hallett Cove Conservation Park & the Boatshed Cafe

Hallett Cove Conservation Park & the Boatshed Cafe
It can sometimes be the simplicity of getting back to nature to help you slow down and put life back into perspective, such is the feeling of standing on top of a cliff and gazing out to sea.  Our state’s coastline is nothing short of spectacular and south of the […]

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Fish & Chips, Sand and Fun at Henley Beach

Henley Beach
Henley Beach is one of our favourite places to visit, especially during summer.
On a hot day we usually aim to get there around 5.30pm to avoid the burning sun and to take advantage of the warmer water, which has had time during the day to heat up.

Henley Beach Square
One of the great things about […]

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Waterworld Aquatic Centre | Ridgehaven | Review

Waterworld Aquatic Centre – Review
Waterworld Aquatic Centre in Ridgehaven has something to suit everyone as far as water fun is concerned.
Editor’s note: Waterworld Aquatic Centre 2016 – 2017 Season is open
Waterworld Aquatic Centre Toddlers’ Pool
For little ones there’s the toddlers’ pool which is shaded and comes with an outdoor interactive splash ground.
See the kids squeal with delight […]

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Semaphore Foreshore | the Beach, Jetty and Carousel

Semaphore Foreshore, the Beach, Jetty and Carousel
The Semaphore Foreshore is a hive of activity in summer with a host of traditional family attractions.
Located on the corner of the Esplanade and Semaphore Road, the foreshore is watched over by the ‘Semaphore Angel’ positioned on top of the War Memorial Clock which was built in 1925 after the First […]

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Semaphore Waterslide Complex | Slip…Slide…Splash!

Semaphore Waterslide Complex
The Semaphore Waterslide has been an icon at Semaphore for about 30 years now.
Originally the waterslide was the sole attraction of the complex until 1998 when the current owner took over and added more entertainment for children to enjoy.  Since then the list of attractions at the Semaphore Waterslide Complex has grown and now includes a […]

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Semaphore Summer Carnival | Daily Holiday Fun!

Semaphore Summer Carnival 2012/13
It’s that time of year again when families can enjoy all the fun of the fair at the Semaphore Summer Carnival.
Held each year during the summer school holidays,  the Semaphore Summer Carnival is a wonderful outing for the whole family.
There are thrill rides, dodgem cars, bungy trampolines, water balls and side show amusements for […]

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Junior Aqua Splash | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | Marion

[ October 27, 2012; 1:00 pm; October 28, 2012; 3:00 am; November 3, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 4, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 24, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 25, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 1, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 2, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 8, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 9, 2012; 1:00 pm; ]
Junior AquaSplash is for children aged 5 and older and gives them 3 hours of fun on Nessie the Dinosaur and the AquaDash.
Nessie  |  Try to stay on this large dinosaur as you clamber across her back with all her bumps before launching yourself of her and into the water.
AquaDash  |  Weave, jump and duck through this obstacle […]

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Aqua Splash & Speed Pass | SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | Marion

[ October 20, 2012; 1:00 pm; October 21, 2012; 1:00 pm; October 27, 2012; 1:00 pm; October 28, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 3, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 4, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 17, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 18, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 24, 2012; 1:00 pm; November 25, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 1, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 2, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 8, 2012; 1:00 pm; December 9, 2012; 1:00 pm; ]
Aqua Splash is the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre’s brand new unlimited package featuring loads of water fun activities for children aged 10 years and up.  Kids can ride unlimited for 3 hours on any and all of the outdoor waterslides and indoor inflatables for just $12 (plus entry fee) or $6 for SAALC Members.
If you’re looking […]

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