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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Snorkel Events | 2021

[ April 3, 2021; April 10, 2021 to April 13, 2021. May 1, 2021; June 5, 2021; July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. July 6, 2021 to July 8, 2021. July 10, 2021 to July 11, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_148067" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Carl Charter[/caption]
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Snorkel Events
A series of community snorkel events will be hosted by EMS qualified snorkel leaders and marine biologists in the April school holidays and throughout 2021. 
Participants will be given the chance to discover and explore some of the best snorkel sites for both beginners and […]

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Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor | Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor, South Australia
Have a whale of a time in the idyllic town of Victor Harbor, known for its fairy penguins, whale-spotting, and historic horse-drawn trams.
Review by Carla Caruso
Victor Harbor is a town I have fond memories of visiting as a child. But I haven’t got there as often as an […]

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CuttleFest – Swim with Giant Cuttlefish | Spencer Gulf | 3, 4, 10 & 11 Jul 2021

[ July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. July 10, 2021 to July 11, 2021. ]
CuttleFest – Swim with GIANT Cuttlefish 
Be guided by nationally accredited snorkel guides and National Parks and Wildlife Service staff for a snorkel with the amazing Giant Australian cuttlefish at Stony Point in the Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park.
Learn about their blue blood and see first hand their colourful mating rituals in a safe group environment. […]

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New Mobi-Chair | Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club

New Mobi-Chair Available at Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
The Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club is committed to making Semaphore beach accessible for everyone and now offers a mobi-chair for anyone requiring wheelchair access.
The mobi-chair is available during Patrol hours between 12 – 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please call 0414 451 849 to arrange a booking and […]

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Inneston Lake in Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park

Inneston Lake – The Blue Lake of Dhilba Guuranda – Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Inneston Lake in Dhilba Guuranda, South Australia
Innes National Park’s own little blue lake is a beautiful spot to visit.
There are a few lakes in the national park but this little salt lake is the only one that’s a stunning blue green colour. We initially didn’t know it was a salt lake, but a quick taste […]

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Flaherty Beach Yorke Peninsula

Amazing Flaherty’s Beach – A Family Friendly Yorke Peninsula Beach

Flaherty’s Beach on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula
Flaherty’s Beach is an absolutely stunning beach to visit on the Yorke Peninsula. With perfectly clear shallow water for miles, it’s perfect for families, especially if you have little ones.
You’ll find Flaherty’s Beach on the western side, at the top of the ‘foot’ of Yorke Peninsula, about 232km from […]

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Family Swimming at Adelaide Aquatic Centre | Learn to Swim 2 Week Free Trial | Jan 2021

  
Adelaide Aquatic Centre – Family Swimming & Learn to Swim 2 Week Free Trial
As the weather heats up, Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the perfect place to cool down these summer school holidays.
Open 7 days a week, your little one can enjoy the play spaces, fountains, and shallow water of the family leisure pool, while the […]

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Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide

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 at […]

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normanville beach jetty

South Australian Beaches | Best Beaches Around Adelaide

South Australian Beaches
Adelaide has an envious selection of city beaches stretching from North Haven all the way down to Sellicks Beach and beyond in the south.
Most of Adelaide’s central beaches are less than 30 minutes drive from the city, with the spectacular southern beaches about an hour away. Planning a day on the sand is […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool | Outdoor Water Park & Waterslides | South Australia | Review

 
New-look Marion Outdoor Water Park with Pool and Waterslides
The Marion Outdoor Pool has been transformed into a $4.5 million water park including waterslides and super-fun water play.
Review by Carla Caruso
The new-look Marion Outdoor Pool has flung open its doors for spring-summer – and, as we found, time there now feels like a ‘mini holiday’ in […]

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tusmore wading pool

Reopening of Tusmore Wading Pool Delayed

The reopening of Tusmore Wading Pool has been delayed
City of Burnside CEO Chris Cowley announced today that there will be a delay to the reopening of the Tusmore Wading Pool until COVID-19 restrictions around social distancing are relaxed.
“The Tusmore Wading Pool is a much loved and favourite get-together destination for friends and families from across […]

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marion outdoor pool new waterslides

Marion Outdoor Pool to Become Southern Adelaide’s Biggest Outdoor Water Park

Marion Outdoor Pool to Become Southern Adelaide’s Biggest Outdoor Water Park
Marion Council has begun the transformation of its 44-year old pool into the biggest outdoor water park in Southern Adelaide.
More than $1.9 million of new attractions will be installed, including a 9m-high tower with four slides, topped with a giant tipping bucket.
The site will be […]

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Exploring the Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail | Review

Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail at Tennyson – Review
You’ll feel further away than the western suburbs when meandering through these ancient dunes … taking you direct to the beach!
by Carla Caruso
I’ve been wanting to check out Tennyson Beach for a while. So, when I was at a loose end one weekend, I found time to tick […]

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Kangaroo Island for Families | Holiday Destination with Natural Beauty, Wildlife & Adventure

Exploring Family Friendly Kangaroo Island, South Australia
South Australia’s Kangaroo Island is a true natural paradise, perfect for families wanting a getaway with that real holiday spirit – a world class bucket list destination.
There is so much to see and do on Australia’s third largest island from action adventures to peaceful walks through untouched bushland.  Think […]

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spots to snorkel South Australia

Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia

Image: Carl Charter
Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia
South Australia’s marine parks are full to the brim with great spots to snorkel. Here are 10 places to try. 
From leafy sea dragons to giant Australian cuttlefish, about 85 per cent of the marine life in South Australia’s marine parks is found nowhere else […]

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Tusmore Wading Pool | Temporary Closure in Hot Weather

[ December 17, 2019; December 20, 2019; ]
Tusmore Wading Pool Temporary Closure
The Tusmore Wading Pool infrastructure is ageing. With the current infrastructure it is difficult to manage the pool’s water quality during extreme heat conditions.
The high temperatures cause a dramatic increase in the bacteria levels of the water and, over a short period of time, creates a public health risk for all […]

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Semaphore Foreshore | the Beach, Jetty and Carousel | Review

Semaphore Foreshore, the Beach, Jetty and Carousel
The Semaphore Foreshore is a hive of activity during the warmer months 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 […]

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Waterworld Ridgehaven pool and slides

Adelaide’s Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools | Adelaide’s Swimming Pools

Adelaide Public Swimming Pools
Find your nearest swimming centre around Adelaide and South Australia below. Indoor pools have an entry fee for swimming. Many have other water activities, some have waterslides and provide swimming lessons too. Some are predominantly swimming schools and may have limited general swimming lanes when classes are on. It’s best to check […]

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sellicks-beach

Sellicks Beach | Beautiful Silver Sands | Review

Sellicks Silver Sands Beach – a South Australian treasure!
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 […]

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