‘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’ family tours being […]
‘Immerse Yourself in a Marine Park’ this summer!
Festival of Movement – Tour Down Under Fleurieu Peninsula
For the first time ever, in 2017 the Festival of Movement will be held to celebrate Bike Exchange Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
The Festival is the Fleurieu’s way of welcoming the world’s best cyclists, who will battle it out in Bike Exchange Stage 5 […]
Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide
As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids! Here […]
[ December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. December 31, 2016 7:30 pm to January 1, 2017 12:00 am. ]
Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Go to Victor Harbor for the biggest night of the year, with plenty of family-friendly entertainment
Each year the Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve celebrations attract more than 10,000 spectators enjoying the festivities around Warland Reserve, and over 30,000 locals, families and visitors relaxing along the Victor Harbor foreshore to watch […]
[ October 30, 2016; 11:00 am; ]
Lake Breeze Picnic
The Lake Breeze Picnic is a fun day of food and wine and is the perfect opportunity to relax with friends under the shady gums at Lake Breeze.
Lake Breeze welcomes Fleurieu Peninsula foodies, Mullygrub food truck and From Humble Grounds coffee, joining the picnic this year. The Squirrel Grip guys will be dishing up some cool music […]
[ October 9, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
This is the perfect time to head to a working farm, right in the middle of spring at Yankalilla on the glorious Fleurieu Coast, just an hour south of Adelaide.
The Wakefield family invites you to come to Wakefield Grange family farm from 10am until 5pm on Sunday, October, 9, 2016. There’ll be farm tours, food stalls, […]
Guest Post by Becky Hirst of Winey Kids & Mummy’s Wine Club
A family day trip to the McLaren Vale wine region
Visiting a wine region with your kids? Surely that’s no fun, right?
Visiting a wine region isn’t about consuming as much wine as you can. When you dig beneath the surface, visiting a wine region can be […]
[ August 20, 2016; 7:00 pm; ]
The Illusions of Magic, South Australia’s biggest magic show
South Australia’s biggest magic show is coming to Victor Harbor. An opportunity to witness an amazing show on the Big Stage featuring a mix of magic and grand illusion with lots of audience participation. This will be an amazing event for the entire family.
The Illusions of Magic includes:
[ July 20, 2016; 2:00 pm; ]
Clash of the Enchanted Island
The Magical Match of the Fairies vs Pirates
Children’s interactive show with music, dancing, games and prizes.
Tickets are $12.00 per person or you can book their second School Holiday show “Mr Snot Bottom’s Stinky Silly Show” as well and pay $10.00 per show.
Book tickets to Clash of the Enchanted Island
To book now […]
[ June 13, 2016; 10:00 am; ]
Family Day at Sea and Vines Festival
The Monday of the June long weekend is traditionally a day to enjoy Sea & Vines with your whole family – and 2016 is no exception!
Many of the vineyards that are part of the Sea and Vines Festival have family-friendly activities on offer from face painting to bouncy castles; […]
[ July 30, 2016; July 31, 2016; ]
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been held in the last week of July every year since 1969. Each year the Festival gets bigger and better and 2016 is set to do the same. There is family entertainment for all ages including show rides, delicious food stalls, market stalls, local artisans and much, […]
Beach Road Wines | McLaren Vale
Review by Susannah Marks
We stopped for lunch at Beach Road Wines on a recent trip to the Fleurieu Peninsula and were immediately impressed by the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful setting.
Less than an hour’s drive from Adelaide, Beach Road Wines is family-owned and is one of those wineries that is truly […]
[ June 10, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Head to McLaren Vale over the June long weekend for the annual Sea and Vines Festival
Hosting four days of indulgence, decadence and delight, the McLaren Vale Sea and Vines Festival caters for all ages and tastes with a wide variety of events. From intimate degustation dinners with celebrity chefs and winemakers, structured masterclasses, a Spanish […]
Goolwa Nature Playground Review
Bristow Smith Reserve | Barrage Road, Goolwa South
by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have written another fantastic review – this time for the great new Nature Playground down at Goolwa. See what they have to say here…….
Great, just great!
We have been to around 600 destinations […]
[ December 19, 2015 to January 31, 2016. ]
The Trippo – the world’s largest inflatable waterslide is heading to Victor Harbor for loads of fun and thrills for Summer 2015-2016.
It is 54 metres long and 20 metres wide and stands at over three stories high, giving theme park level entertainment. It includes three slide chute options to give an exhilarating experience for all […]
Thanks to our lovely Play & Go friend Rachel & family for sharing these photos with us.
Pick your own strawberries at Mount Compass in the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ between late September and late May (depending on the weather). The patch is open from 9am […]
As a family we have been down to Victor Harbor many times, sometimes just for a few hours, sometimes a whole day out and once or twice we have made a weekend of it staying in nearby Port Elliott and Goolwa. We kept seeing The Big Duck Boat Tour at the causeway to Granite Island […]
Cinemallunga proudly celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of Steven Spielberg’s time warping classic.
Return with Marty McFly as he tinkers with the very fabric of time and space.
The Diner will be serving burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream treats from 6.30 onwards. All food and raffle proceeds go to Motivation Australia for the good […]
[ July 25, 2015 to July 26, 2015. ]
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been held in the last week of July every year since 1969. Each year the Festival gets bigger and better and 2015 is set to do the same.
There is family entertainment for all ages including show rides, delicious food stalls, market stalls and much, much more. The festival is […]
[ May 31, 2015; ]
2015 Whale Time Playtime Festival
The 2015 Whale Time Playtime Festival will bigger and better than any previously.
The festival site will be focussed around the SA Whale Centre with a great range of kids activities all day. An entry fee of $5 will include all of the day’s activities and entertainment.
There will be free face painting, […]
[ June 6, 2015; ]
Strathalbyn Ballooning Regatta 2015 & Balloon Night Glow – 6, 7 & 8 June 2015
The Strathalbyn Ballooning Regatta is back in 2015. Over the June long weekend balloons will fly each morning at dawn (weather permitting) and on Saturday 6 June 2015, festivities will include a ‘Night Glow’ where the hot air balloons are lit […]
[ June 8, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Sea & Vines Family Fun Day
As part of the McLaren Vale BankSA Sea and Vines Festival weekend, the Vale Market will be held in conjunction with Market to Market for a Family Fun Day on Monday, June 8th 2015.
Held at the McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre, the market features locally made produce and […]
[ June 5, 2015 to June 8, 2015. ]
McLaren Vale BankSA Sea & Vines Festival
Now in its 23rd year, the McLaren Vale BankSA Sea & Vines Festival celebrates the winemaking and culinary tradition of a world-class food and wine mecca with a beach lifestyle.
With a wide variety of events, from intimate degustation dinners with winemakers and chefs, to structured winery tours, to fun […]
[ April 11, 2015 to April 19, 2015. ]
The Festival Fleurieu is the Western Fleurieu’s biennial celebration of artists, the arts, heritage, landscape and community. From 11-19 April, at more than 50 venues, in every town, village and hamlet across the Western Fleurieu Peninsula, locals and visitors alike will be in festival mode. There’s over 90 events – most are free and a […]
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 […]