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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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FREE Trial | Swim School for Kids | Adelaide Aquatic Centre

[ January 27, 2020 to April 5, 2020. ]      
Free Trial – Swim School for Kids at Adelaide Aquatic Centre
As South Australians, being by the water is a key part of our childhood. From pool parties to picnics on the beach or river holidays – kids are regularly around water. That’s why it’s important to learn to swim. 
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre is offering […]

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Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures | 22 Jan – 2 Feb 2020

[ January 22, 2020 to February 2, 2020. ]
Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures
More than 200 sculptures from whales and giraffes, to hearts and abstracts from around SA and as far afield as Victoria and NSW will be displayed at Brighton this January and February.
Many sculptures will be placed along the foreshore of the beautiful beach and can be viewed 24/7 while the event is […]

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

Exploring Family Friendly Kangaroo Island
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 pristine beaches, […]

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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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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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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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ms mighty swim

MS Mighty Swim | Unley Swimming Centre | 8 & 9 Feb 2020

[ February 8, 2020 12:00 pm to February 9, 2020 12:00 pm. ]
MS Mighty Swim
Dive in and make a difference. The MS Mighty Swim challenges you and your team to swim for 24 hours while raising funds to support people living with multiple sclerosis.
Register before December 5 and receive a FREE MS Mighty Swim T-shirt.
Held annually, and in its 15th year, the Mighty Swim is […]

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South Australian Beaches

South Australian Beaches
Adelaide has an envious selection of city beaches stretching from North Haven all the way down to Sellicks Beach in the south.
Most of the 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 always worth […]

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Waterworld Ridgehaven pool and slides

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

Adelaide 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 directly […]

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