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Normanville Beach – A little bit of SA paradise | Review

Normanville Beach – a little bit of SA paradise
It’s not hard to see why Normanville Beach is one of our most favourite places to be.
Over the years, we’ve spent countless hours at Normanville with family and friends, building many sandcastles, playing, swimming, cartwheeling, walking and making many lovely summer holiday memories.

Getting to Normanville
Normanville is only around 75 km […]

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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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Adelaide International Kite Festival | 29 March – 1 April 2013

[ March 29, 2013 to April 1, 2013. ]
The Adelaide International Kite Festival is an event for the whole family. There will be kite flying, kite displays and kite workshops for children as well as carnival rides and games.  This year there will be a circus and amazing displays of kites from around the world performing kite battles, stunt kites and much more.  Enjoy activities on the […]

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Brighton Jetty Classic | Family Fun | 3 February 2013

[ February 3, 2013; ]
The whole family can enjoy the excitement of the Channel 7 Brighton Jetty Classic with a full day of action planned on beautiful Brighton beach.  Families will love the community carnival, watching celebrity guests participate in exciting challenges and the Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures.  There will be stars from the television show Home and Away […]

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Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge 2013 | Glenelg Beach | 26 January 13

[ January 26, 2013; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

The Havaianas Thong challenge returns again this Australia Day across the country. In 2012 a new World Record was set by Cottesloe in WA – 2088 people floating on inflatable Havaiana Thongs, linked together in the water. Will there be a new title holder in 2013? It could be Adelaide’s turn.

The event supports Nippers across […]

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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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Bay Sheffield Carnival | Glenelg | 27-28 December 2012

[ December 27, 2012; 11:00 am; December 28, 2012; 11:00 am; ]
The SA Athletic League will host the 126th running of the Bay Sheffield Carnival on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December 2012.  This event is a South Australian icon and among the top two events of it’s kind in Australia.  The Bay Sheffield peaks with a 10 second, 100m dash, with the two day event […]

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Beachside Food and Wine Festival | 17 & 18 November 2012

[ November 17, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. November 18, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Beachside Food and Wine Festival is the City of Onkaparinga’s Rescue 2012 associated event to be held on the main competition weekend at Christies Beach.  The festival will be a seaside showcase of the region’s finest featuring fabulous wines, amazing local food and produce and fantastic art and wares.
There is something for the whole family with world […]

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15th Adelaide International Kite Festival 2012

[ April 7, 2012; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. April 8, 2012; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] This Easter weekend head down to Semaphore Beach for a spectacular show of colour in the skies.  Kite flyers from overseas and interstate gather for this annual event to display their kite flying skills.  This is one of the largest kite festivals in the Southern hemisphere so it’s a sight not to be missed.
Special event features include inflatable […]

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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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Sellicks Beach | Beautiful Silver Sands

Sellicks Beach
The view on the drive down Sellicks Beach Road is breathtaking as the coastline comes into sight.  Only an hours drive from Adelaide makes getting there a breeze and the ideal environment for a day in the sun.
Evenings are especially memorable as the sunset over the hills makes for a stunning backdrop to the […]

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