Best Ideas for Free Family Fun in the City of Adelaide

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Best ideas for a day of FREE family fun in the city.

If you are planning a day in the city of Adelaide with kids and are looking for some family adventures, there are plenty of things to do for free.  From fabulous nature playspaces, beautiful parks and gardens to BMX bike tracks, galleries and museums, Adelaide is a very family friendly place to visit.  It’s also a very easy city to get around, with a free tram service within the city and also a free city bus.

From the heritage buildings along North Terrace to the playgrounds and bike tracks near South Terrace, there is something for all ages to enjoy.

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West Terrace Cemetery

South Australia’s oldest cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery has an intriguing history dating back to the European settlement of South Australia. You can take a self-guided tour through the Heritage Highlights Interpretive Trail or book a free tour and discover the graves of historical SA figures.

G S Kingston Park | Wirrarninthi (Park 23)

Located along side West Terrace Cemetery, take a one-hour walk around Wirrarninthi and follow the Wirranendi Interpretive Trail which explores themes around earth, wind, water and fire. There is a wetland, animal sculptures and beautiful fauna and fauna to discover. 

More to discover in Adelaide:

City of Adelaide’s Best Playspaces for Kids

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Adelaide Park Lands Trail – Walk or Ride around the City with Kids

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At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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