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Charleston Farm | Pick Your Own Flowers | Adelaide Hills

Pick Your Own Flowers in the Adelaide Hills.
A morning spent at Charleston Farm recently was such a beautiful way to start the day! It’s a really lovely experience if you love flowers, and especially if you’re like me and can’t keep anything alive in the garden.
Take the family and wander the flower patch, breathe in […]

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Harvest The Fleurieu | Pick Your Own Strawberries

Harvest the Fleurieu – Pick Your Own Season Open Early
Fun for the whole family, pick your own delicious strawberries in Mt Compass at Harvest the Fleurieu.
Harvest the Fleurieu is a South Australian family owned and operated strawberry farm with a market hall and cafe located in Mount Compass, less than an hour’s drive south of […]

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Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide | Ideas for Kids & Parents

Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide is the ideal gift for kids this Christmas.
Featuring over 200 pages of activities, challenges, experiments, games and much more, three youth and parenting issues have collided to culminate in the creation of the ‘Scouts Ultimate Activity Guide’ – the perfect gift for every family.
Published by Australian Geographic in partnership with Scouts […]

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Pick Your Own Flowers | Shimmering Pines Farm | Sep & Oct 2023

Pick Your Own Flowers at Shimmering Pines Farm
Well known for their popular Sunflower Festival, Shimmering Pines Farm in Tarlee will be holding ‘Pick Your Own Flower Sessions’ this Spring.
You will need to register for updates via the Shimmering Pines Farm website as they will be releasing tickets to subscribers only.
Sessions will be spread out over […]

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Pixar Putt | Pop-Up Mini Golf Adelaide | 29 Sep – 22 Oct 2023

[ September 29, 2023 to October 22, 2023. ]
Pixar Putt Pop-Up Mini Golf coming back to Adelaide for the school holidays!
Adelaide, it’s time to kick some serious putt! Everyone’s favourite Pixar-themed pop-up mini-golf course is returning to South Australia this September/October.
Australia’s much-loved mini-golf phenomenon, Pixar Putt, will open at Riverbank Promenade, Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 29 September through to Sunday 22 October […]

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Lunch on the Lawns at Government House | Adelaide

[ September 1, 2023; October 6, 2023; November 3, 2023; December 1, 2023; January 5, 2024; February 2, 2024; March 1, 2024; May 3, 2024; ]
Lunch on the Lawns at Government House in Adelaide
Her Excellency the Governor is opening the family friendly grounds of Government House for the public to enjoy their lunch picnic-style on the lawns.
Her Excellency and Mr Bunten invite the public to go along to the Government House gardens, take a picnic lunch, spread out a rug […]

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Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park has had an upgrade!
Review by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever lived in an area for years and not realised that you had an absolute treasure of a playground literally around the corner?
This is what has happened to us. How did we not know about Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park? We’ve […]

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Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | School Holiday Review

Wilderness Escape day program Go Wild at Southern Adventure Hub
Kids can try out high ropes, zip-lines, rock climbing and more during this thrilling day program.
Review by Carla Caruso
The idea of doing an American summer camp always appealed to me as a youngster. Maybe it was all the teen novels I used to consume.
Well, Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures offers exactly […]

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National Tree Day | Connect with Nature | 30 Jul 2023

[ July 30, 2023; ]   
National Tree Day 2023
Join the community to help plant one million native trees.
Established in 1996, National Tree Day has grown into Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event. The program is a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to their community.

Each year, around 300,000 people volunteer […]

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West Beach Adventure Aerial Adventure Park | July School Holidays 2023

West Beach Adventure is Australia’s most iconic aerial adventure park.
There are aerial adventures, obstacles and fun for all ages, plus amazing views over the coastline. 
Mega Climb – Australia’s largest challenge course boasting over 80 aerial obstacles, ranging from heights of 5 to 25 meters. The MegaClimb is a truly stimulating experience giving guests of all abilities the opportunity to […]

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Winter in the Wirra “Let them play in the Mud” | Pooraka | 17 Jun 2023

[ June 17, 2023; ]
Winter in the Wirra “Let them play in the Mud”
Pack in the gumboots for this year’s winter in the wirra “let them play in the mud”, a free family community event on 17 June 2023. 
Gumboots, layers of warm clothing and even a wet weather suit are recommended for this winter event. Hopefully the Parnati – […]

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Adelaide City Kayak Tour with Earth Adventure | Review

Adelaide City Kayak Tour with Earth Adventure
View the CBD from the River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri and paddle past riverbank icons along the way on this scenic, guided tour.
Review by Carla Caruso
The River Torrens is as quintessentially South Australian as the Mall’s Balls and FruChocs.
But how close have you ever really got to it?
Well, we […]

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SA Spring Garden Festival | Mt Pleasant | 23 Sep 2023

[ September 23, 2023; ]
SA Spring Garden Festival 2023
The very picturesque township of Mt Pleasant will be the backdrop to the annual SA Spring Garden Festival on Saturday 23 September 2023.
Mt Pleasant will come alive for the day, with an exceptionally broad variety of plant and garden wares, informative guest speakers and the charming venue. Additionally there will be […]

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Sophie’s Patch Easter Open Garden | Mt Barker | 8-10 Apr 2023

[ April 8, 2023 to April 10, 2023. ]
Sophie’s Patch Easter Open Garden 2023.
The tradition continues with Easter at Sophie’s Patch in Mt Barker Springs over three days from Saturday 8 to Monday 10 April 2023. 
Easter at Sophie’s Patch has become a tradition thousands of South Australians, and many interstate visitors have come to enjoy. 2023 will be no different and offers the […]

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Semaphore Disc Golf | Glanville Golf Course

Come and Try Semaphore Disc Golf at Glanville Golf Course.
Glanville Golf Course is Adelaide’s very first golf course to welcome the fun, outdoor sport of disc golf, a game suitable for people of all ages, abilities and interests. 
What is Disc Golf?
Disc golf is a game of skill and strategy, the aim being to throw your […]

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Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul | Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier’s Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul
Mount Gambier is full of gardens, and the Umpherston Sinkhole is definitely a unique garden to visit. There is plenty to see here, possums to feed, and it’s well worth a visit when you are in the area.
Umpherston Sinkhole is free to enter, there is ample parking and there are picnic areas both […]

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Parks SA – Park of the Month | Hallett Cove & Marino Conservation Parks

Parks SA – Park of the Month – February 2023
Park of the Month is a great way to gain a deeper understanding of South Australia’s special natural places and to find new ways to enjoy them.  Each month is a different location and there are fabulous events and activities on offer for families, with many […]

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Valley Lake Playground | Mt Gambier

Valley Lake Playground in Mt Gambier
Review by Claire Davill
This playground in the Valley Lakes recreation area in Mt Gambier has everything – fully fenced, shaded, toilets nearby, barbeques and picnic shelters, and a huge variety of play equipment including a lot of accessible features.
Valley Lake is a crater lake near the famous Blue Lake in […]

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New Year’s Eve Family Camping Adventure | Woodhouse Activity Centre | 31 Dec 2022

[ December 31, 2022; ]
Twenty-Tenty-Two: A New Year’s Eve Family Camping Adventure
The Woodhouse NYE celebration has become somewhat of a tradition, and a firm favourite for families wanting a truly memorable celebration and a camping adventure to remember.
There’s something quite magical about the community created by families on the Woodhouse camping fields that aims to offer a fun and […]

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Magical Park

Magical Park | Wilfred Taylor Reserve

Magical Park is a sneaky way to get the children off the couch and be physically active in the outdoors.
Ideal for tech-loving children and their families, the virtual reality games have turned this local park into a digital fantasy land.  There are dinosaur eggs to be found, kittens to be caught, trees to be rescued, […]

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West Beach Mini-Golf | 9 & 18 Hole Courses

West Beach Mini-Golf has two courses complete with pirates, sharks, 12 metre long crocodiles and windmills.
Unlike anything in the Southern Hemisphere, West Beach Mini-Golf is about family fun – visit, play and enter your name on the Legends board.  There are plenty of photo fun opportunities around the course and when it’s time for the […]

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Seeing the Invisible | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

[ December 6, 2022 to September 30, 2023. ]
Seeing the Invisible – Augmented Reality Art at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Review by Claire Davill
You won’t be concerned about screen time when the kids visit the Adelaide Botanic Garden – because there’s a whole hidden art exhibition waiting to be discovered via Augmented Reality (AR).
Seeing the Invisible is a FREE international exhibition and the Adelaide […]

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56 Things To Do Outside Before You Turn 14 | Nature Play SA

56 Things To Do Outside Before You Turn 14.
Nature Play SA has put together a wonderful resource aimed at encouraging children to be more active with a list that includes different sports, and a huge variety of outdoor activities.
The collection of ideas was created by primary school students aged between 7 and 14 and further refined by coaches, […]

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Point Malcolm Reserve Playground | Semaphore Park | Review

Point Malcolm Reserve Playground in Semaphore Park
Review by Claire Davill
Upgraded in 2017, Point Malcolm Reserve is a huge space with multiple playground areas, basketball and tennis courts, picnic areas and there’s a wonderful beach just over the dunes.
Point Malcolm Reserve is located between Military Road and the beach at Semaphore Park, just south of Fort […]

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Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours Christmas Gift Vouchers

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours Christmas Gift Vouchers.
Buy a Christmas gift voucher for an eco-friendly kayaking experience to explore the unique Garden Island,  part of Adelaide’s Dolphin sanctuary and the Ships graveyard. 
Join Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours on a guided kayak tour and paddle through peaceful mangrove lined creeks where only kayaks can go, these are part […]

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earth adventure

Earth Adventure Gift Card | Christmas Gift Idea

Want a gift like no other? Then an Earth Adventure gift card is for you!
From amazing half-day, local experiences like rock climbing at local natural cliffs and the always popular Adelaide City Kayak Tour to full day private tours, there is always an exciting new adventure to be had with Earth Adventure.
Bookings available online.
Follow Earth […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries at Harvest the Fleurieu l Review

Pick Your Own Strawberries at Harvest the Fleurieu in Mt Compass.
Review by Jo Parkinson
There’s nothing quite like the delicious taste and sweet smell of freshly picked strawberries. And there’s no better way to experience this, than by spending a day at Harvest the Fleurieu strawberry farm in Mt Compass.

Located in Mount Compass, Harvest the Fleurieu […]

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Robertson Street Reserve Traffic Education Park & Playground l Reynella l Review

Robertson Street Traffic Education Park in Reynella
Stop, look, listen… and go to Robertson Street Traffic Education Park! It’s the perfect place to teach young children about road rules and traffic safety.
Review by By Jo Parkinson
Tucked away in a quiet street in Reynella, south of Adelaide, the City of Onkaparinga have provided a miniature ‘road’ for […]

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Christmas Movie in the Park | Firle | 10 Dec 2022

[ December 10, 2022; ]
Movie in the Park – The Santa Claus (G)
Round up the family for a night at the movies and catch a free screening of The Santa Clause, starring Tim Allen, at the pop up open-air cinema on Adey Reserve in Firle.
Hosted by the City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters, take along your rugs and […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Family Christmas Movie Night | 3 Dec 2022

[ December 3, 2022; ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Movie Night
The Marion Outdoor Pool Movie Night is back for Summer. Enjoy some fun in the water before sitting back to watch an outdoor movie screening. 
The Marion Outdoor Pool Movie Night includes access to all pools, the waterslides and water park before the movie starts. The kiosk will also be open for […]

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