[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – National Science Week
The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt offers hands-on, marine-based activities that will help families get to know their local coastlines.
Using the app, families will explore their local beaches, go treasure hunting and use science and art to learn how to look after the ocean environments.
Around 20 activities have been […]
[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]