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10 Family Friendly Places to Visit on a Day Trip to McLaren Vale | Winey Kids Review

 
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?
Wrong!
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 […]

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Amy Gillett Bikeway | Bike Riding | Review

A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Woodside to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills. The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team.  From the tollgate (the start of the South Eastern […]

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melrose fat tyre festival 10-13 June 2016

Melrose Fat Tyre Festival | June 10-13 2016

[ June 10, 2016 8:00 am to June 13, 2016 11:30 am. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival.
Every June long weekend, mountain bike riders from around Australia come to Melrose for the Fat Tyre Festival some making this event their “must do” every year!

Riders love the chilled out vibe and non competitive nature of the event. They come to improve their skills, ride trails they wouldn’t normally be allowed […]

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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

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 […]

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Want a little holiday, but don’t want to go away? Why not ‘holiday at home’?

It’s a long weekend or the school holidays and you haven’t organised anything and everyone you know is going away and doing something exciting? That’s how we often find ourselves. Well, what we do when all our friends have deserted us and we’re staying home, is go on a ‘Holiday at Home’. That’s right we […]

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Adelaide Shores Family Beach Break Package | Play & Go Exclusive

Play & Go Exclusive  |  Family Beach Break Package
Prices start at $88, twin share.

Book by 30 September 2014, and for every 2 night stay at Big4 Adelaide Shores Caravan Park in September, October & November you will also receive:

2 free coffees at Café Neptune
1 free go kart voucher
1 free DVD hire voucher
5 visitor passes for […]

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The Best $19 Holiday Item | Travel Tip

On a recent holiday, I discovered the best thing we took with us, is this simple stroller. A bargain at $19 from Kmart it was just perfect for travelling. It’s light and compact when folded. We could take it right up to the boarding gate, just before we boarded the plane. They put it into […]

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A Winter Weekend in Hahndorf | Review

A Winter Weekend in Hahndorf
Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, is one of my family’s favourite places to visit at any time of the year.
In summer it’s always cooler than the city, in autumn the colours are breathtaking, in spring everything is so fresh and in winter it’s so inviting to find a warm cosy spot to enjoy a […]

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Big Rocks, Beach, Cliff Walk, Trees to Climb, Whales, Glorious Views, all from Horseshoe Bay | Port Elliot

Port Elliot is a quiet township about 80km south of Adelaide, at Horseshoe Bay on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula. It’s a popular holiday destination but is also close enough for a day trip. I hope the photos below give you a bit of an idea why we love this part of South Australia so much.
On […]

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Narnu Farm on Hindmarsh Island | Review

Narnu Farm
Narnu Farm on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula is the perfect location for a idyllic weekend getaway or short holiday.
Designed with families and children in mind, this quaint coastal destination provides a taste of country living in a safe, quiet environment.  The spacious working farm setting greets you as you drive up the dirt road towards your chosen self contained […]

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Coobowie, Edithburgh & Wattle Point Wind Farm | Short Getaway

Coobowie, Edithburgh, and Wattle Point Wind Farm
For a short winter break last year my family headed to the coastal town of Coobowie, just over 2 hours drive from Adelaide.
Coobowie
Coobowie is within 10 minutes drive from country towns Edithburgh, Wool Bay, Port Giles and Yorketown.  We took our bikes and a few fishing rods, books, board games […]

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