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Cafe Bonython at Bonython Park on the City Fringe | Adelaide | Review

Cafe Bonython at Bonython Park on Adelaide’s City Fringe | Review
This laidback, riverside spot is a hit for ice cream, coffee and light fare, including hot breakfasts and is open 7 days a week. 
by Carla Caruso
The kiosk at Bonython Park/Tulya Wardli in Adelaide reopened in April 2021 after seven years and sweet tooths are in […]

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Fun with Kites and Nature at Warriparinga | 9 Jul 2021

[ July 9, 2021; ]
Fun with Kites and Nature amongst the Wetlands at Warriparinga
Enjoy kite decorating, treasure hunts and guided walks throughout the 3.5 hectares of reserve at Bedford Park. 
Make sure to take along everything you need for a picnic and enjoy a winter’s day out. Along with kite decorating there will be nature treasure hunts, plus guided environmental […]

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Tusmore Park Wading Pool – Refurbishment Plans

Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade – Concept Plans Revealed
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it has reached the end of its useful life and the new refurbishment plans have been revealed.
In recent times, closures of the […]

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Open Days at Stangate Garden | 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; July 25, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]

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The Winter Village in Adelaide – Ice-skating & Igloos | Review

The Winter Village: Ice-skating & Igloos in Adelaide – Review
An alpine-inspired wonderland has popped up in the heart of Adelaide in time for winter. Hit the rink, feast on delish food and drink, and meander through the twinkling igloo village, filled with catered private igloos.
by Carla Caruso
I’ve never been a ski bunny, but the term, […]

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25 Things To Do In Winter | Nature Play SA

25 Things To Do In Winter for Adelaide Families
Looking for some fun winter inspiration to get out and about with the kids?
Just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean you have to hibernate until spring!  The days are shorter, temperatures are cooler and it’s wetter underfoot, but Nature Play SA’s list of 25 things to do in winter […]

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Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 15 Jul – 1 Aug 2021

[ July 15, 2021 to July 18, 2021. July 20, 2021 to July 25, 2021. July 27, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled. Light Cycles is the perfect winter event for the whole family.
Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations and unshackle imaginations. Now in an Australian first, the Montreal-based studio will reimagine […]

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Cleland Blitz | Cleland Wildlife Park | Crafers | 29 May 2021

[ May 29, 2021; ]
Cleland Blitz 2021
Roll up your sleeves and put your green thumbs to good use at the Cleland Blitz at Cleland Wildlife Park.
Their scaly, furry and feathered friends love meeting new people but hate cleaning up after themselves – help them keep their park beautiful.

Spend the day at Cleland Wildlife Park and help them re-vamp their […]

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Koalas in the Wild at Mikkira Station | Port Lincoln | South Australia

Get up close with Koalas in the wild at Mikkira Station, Port Lincoln.
by Katrina Gogel
Mikkira Station is a privately owned property located approximately 20 minutes’ drive from Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula. It is home to a large colony of wild koalas that live in the Manna Gum trees throughout the station.
Families will love […]

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A Trip to See the New Loch-Eel Monster in Lochiel, South Australia | Review

A Trip to See ‘Lochie’ the new Loch-Eel Monster at Lochiel | Review
The tiny town of Lochiel – 125km north of Adelaide – has a new Loch Ness monster, dubbed “Lochie”. And it lives on our state’s most popular pink lake, Lake Bumbunga. 
by Carla Caruso
Meet “Lochie” – the cousin of the old Loch-Eel loch ness […]

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Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & Jun 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June annually.
The Ghost Mushroom Lane visitor site is located within a known mushroom breeding ground, among commercial pine forest near Glencoe, just 16km from Mount Gambier. It is open in May and June, during the annual Ghost […]

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The Winter Village – Ice Skating & Igloos in Adelaide | 14 May – 5 Sep 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising to be a magical winter wonderland for the whole family.
In the heart of Adelaide there will be ice-skating, snow showers, food trucks, pop-up bars, and the magical igloo village. With a full season of events and activities to explore, The Winter […]

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Ready Set Ride – Accessible Bike Ride Event | Mount Barker | 24 Apr 2021

[ April 24, 2021; ]
Ready Set Ride at Mount Barker
Free accessible bike event for children and young adults with special needs.
This is a “come and try” day for any bike enthusiasts (whether he/she/they have ridden a bike before or not). TADSA will have a range of specially made bikes available in different sizes and supports (postural supports, tow bars, outriggers/ […]

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SHANX Mini Golf to Open at Regency Park Community Golf Course

SHANX Mini Golf at Regency Park
In partnership with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, SHANX Mini Golf is coming soon to Regency Park Community Golf Course.
SHANX Mini Golf will be a unique golfing experience like no other in Australia. Designed by an internationally renowned golf course architect, SHANX aims to provide an unrivalled golfing experience for […]

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Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace

New Nature Playspace | Wittunga Botanic Garden | Review | Opens 13 Apr 2021

[ April 13, 2021; ]
Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace – Review 
Wittunga Botanic Garden’s new nature playspace has now opened on Tuesday 13 April 2021, just in time for the school holidays.
This fabulous new space will provide plenty of fun for all ages and provide a unique place to play in a glorious botanical setting. It will aim to be […]

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Adelaide Coastrek | Fleurieu Peninsula | 30 Apr 2021

[ April 30, 2021; ]
Coastrek Adelaide 
Join thousands of wild women (and a few awesome men) in teams of four and immerse yourself in nature for an epic adventure of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising, in support of Beyond Blue.
Coastrek is Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women. The Adelaide Coastrek 30km route journeys along some of the lushest and most […]

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Adelaide Botanic Garden – Be Here | Play, Discover, Learn & Connect

Adelaide Botanic Garden – Be Here 
Explore Here.
Discover a new playground for your little adventurers and relax as they unleash their imagination in Adelaide Botanic Garden.  Located only steps from the hustle and bustle of Adelaide city centre, the garden is home to an accessible oasis that kids of any age can enjoy.
While every nook […]

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Easter Open Garden – Sophie’s Patch | Mt Barker | 3 – 5 Apr 2021

[ April 3, 2021 to April 5, 2021. ]
Easter Open Garden – Sophie’s Patch
Explore the famous dryland garden, ‘Sophie’s Patch’, which is a productive garden, an ornamental delight, drylands garden, and biodiversity hotspot created by Sophie Thomson.
Open gardens at Sophie’s Patch are more than just demonstrating the sustainable gardening practices that Sophie is always preaching, they are more like a fair or community […]

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Nature Play SA Forest Festival | Kuitpo Forest | 20-21 Apr 2021

[ April 20, 2021 to April 21, 2021. ]
Nature Play SA Forest Festival 2021
Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play SA is bringing you an unforgettable family festival in the majestic Kuitpo Forest.
Enjoy wild adventures with family and friends as the Nature Play Forest Festival returns to Kuitpo Forest in 2021. The festival is ticketed and numbers capped each day to ensure […]

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Myponga Reservoir | Walking Trails, Bike Tracks, Fishing & Kayaking

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
Myponga Reservoir on-water access for kayaking available from 28 March 2021.
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with access for land-based recreational activities, which was then extended with an extra 3km of new trails. Shoreline fishing is also available with a permit, plus the fishing zone was then […]

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Nature Adventure Day | Williamstown | 20 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; ]
Southern Barossa Alliance Nature Adventure Day
The Southern Barossa Alliance, the Williamstown Action Group and the Barossa Local Drug Action Team are hosting a Barossa Nature Adventure Day to promote health and wellbeing, networking and resilience, as the community continues to transition from COVID19 crisis to COVID 19 normal living.
This Nature Adventure Day will be held […]

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Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema | Top Dog Film Festival | 26 Mar 2021

[ March 26, 2021; ]
Ignite Unley Free Outdoor Cinema – Top Dog Film Festival
Settle in with your family and neighbours for a fun night of fantastic entertainment with live music, delicious food, popcorn and more in Heywood Park.
Enjoy food, refreshments and entertainment starting at 6pm, with the movie to commence at sunset.  Take along your bean bag, picnic rug […]

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Family Movie Night | Marion Outdoor Pool | 20 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021; ]
Family Movie Night – Marion Outdoor Pool
The Marion Outdoor Pool will host a Family Movie Night screening Spies in Disguise.
Entry will be from 6:30pm with the movie starting from 8:15pm. Moviegoers will have access to all the updated facilities and children under 5 years of age MUST be accompanied in the water at all times […]

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Sunset Cinema – Dora (2019) | Broadview Oval | 13 Mar 2021

[ March 13, 2021; ]
Prospect Sunset Cinema Series – Dora (2019)
Go along to Broadview Oval/Yarnta Tutu Yarta and catch the last movie of the Prospect Sunset Cinema series. 
The Prospect Sunset Cinema Series March screening will be Dora (2019). Find a spot on the oval with your twilight picnic before the film starts at sunset (approximately 8.30pm). The event is nothing […]

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Tipsy Hill Open Garden | Blewitt Springs | 20-21 Mar 2021

[ March 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021. ]
Tipsy Hill – Open Gardens SA 
Tipsy Hill, a one-of-a-kind property atop a hill in Blewitt Springs is opening its gardens this March, welcoming in members of the public to explore its extensive, captivating grounds and take in the breathtaking views.
It is home to wine royalty Bec Hardy, who has devoted herself to creating a charming […]

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Peaceful Play | Marion Outdoor Pool | 2 & 5 Mar 2021

[ March 2, 2021; March 5, 2021; ]
Peaceful Play at Marion Outdoor Pool
Peaceful Play sessions at Marion Outdoor Pool are just like a recreation session but more peaceful.
Marion Outdoor Pool is Adelaide’s premier outdoor pool facility, with its stunning grassed area’s, extensive shade, three pools, two large waterslides and a super-fun water park feature.  A major upgrade was completed in 2020, transforming the 44-year old […]

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Family Crabbing Day | Brighton | 13 Mar 2021

[ March 13, 2021; ]
Family Crabbing Day
Join Nature Play SA for a family Crabbing Day off Brighton Jetty
Join Nature Play SA as they teach your children aged 5 – 12 years the skills to crab so it is safe, sustainable and most of all, heaps of fun.

Spend some quality time outdoors as they (literally) teach you the crabbing ropes […]

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Clean up Australia Day | 7 Mar 2021

[ March 7, 2021; ]
Clean Up Australia Day
Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. The slogan for 2021 is ‘Step Up to Clean Up’.
What was started thirty years ago, by an “average Australian bloke” who had a simple idea to make a difference in his own backyard has now become the […]

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Middle Grade & YA Day | Adelaide Festival | 28 Feb 2021

[ February 28, 2021; ]
Adelaide Festival’s Middle Grade & YA Day
Tweens and Teens can enjoy a day at Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden, featuring a stellar lineup of contemporary authors. 
The day will include Davina Bell (The End of the World is Bigger Than Love),  James Bradley (Ghost Species), Ursula Dubosarsky (The Word Spy and Pierre’s Not There), Will Kostakis (The Monuments series), Jess Scully (Glimpses of Utopia), R.A. Spratt (The […]

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See Stingrays at Point Turton | South Australia

See Stingrays at Point Turton in South Australia
During their stay at Point Turton Caravan Park, @_katventures visited these curious, giant creatures nightly.
Yorke Peninsula is such an amazing place to see creatures on land and in the sea. You can spot these majestic creatures at the Point Turton Jetty.
But make sure not to panic if you see […]

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Pick Your Own Figs | Glen Ewin Estate | 12 Feb – Apr 2021

[ February 12, 2021 to March 31, 2021. ]
Pick Your Own Figs at Glen Ewin Estate
Glen Ewin Estate’s Pick Your Own Fig season is starting from Friday 12 February 2021. 
Forage through Glen Ewin Estate’s terraced orchard for perfect fruit. Discover 5 varieties of figs whilst enjoying the stunning views of the surrounding hills. Pick Your Own is open daily from 9am to 3pm […]

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Mt Compass Farmerama | 28 Mar 2021

Mt Compass Farmerama – EVENT CANCELLED
Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Mount Compass Oval with family and friends.
This community fundraiser will showcase Fleurieu Farmers, with a range of activities suitable for all the family to enjoy.
For the energetic family members, there are team events with the Farmer’s Gauntlet, Milk Run, Sack Races, Jumping Castle and […]

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The Big Wedgie | Inflatable Waterslide Park | Adelaide Extended Season 2021

[ March 6, 2021 to March 8, 2021. March 13, 2021 to March 14, 2021. March 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021. March 27, 2021 to March 28, 2021. April 2, 2021 to April 5, 2021. April 10, 2021 to April 26, 2021. ]
The Big Wedgie in Adelaide – Summer Season Extended
The Big Wedgie has extended their summer season at West Beach for a little longer, so more family fun for all ages continues!
The Big Wedgie will remain open at West Beach Parks every weekend as well all Autumn school holidays, with the season now  remaining open until […]

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Exploring the ‘Secret’ Spaces of Colonel Light Gardens | Review

Exploring the ‘Secret’ Spaces of Colonel Light Gardens in South Australia
Hidden lanes, parks and tennis courts make Colonel Light Gardens a quirky Adelaide suburb to visit. Such spaces have also inspired a podcast called Model Suburb.
by Carla Caruso
The suburb of Colonel Light Gardens is like Adelaide’s answer to Pleasantville.
Think wide, winding tree-lined streets, 1920s bungalows, […]

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Campbelltown YAC Movies in the Park | Thorndon Park | 20 Feb 2021

[ February 20, 2021; ]

Campbelltown YAC Movies in the Park – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Brought to you by the Campbelltown Youth Advisory Committee, you are invited to join them for a night of food, fun and film. This is a free event.
Sit back and watch the 1971 film adaption of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate […]

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Poolside on Australia Day | Payneham Pool | 26 Jan 2021

[ January 26, 2021; ]
Poolside 2021
Spend this Australia Day poolside at the Payneham Swimming Pool. 
Grab your family and friends and your bathers for a classic Australia Day pool party at the Payneham Memorial Swimming Pool. Suitable for all ages, it’s a fun day out for the whole family.

Enjoy music, games and a sausage sizzle, and race the clock on […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Pass to the Adelaide Moonlight Cinema | Botanic Park | Feb 2021

WIN a Family Pass to Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema
Enjoy a film under the stars at Adelaide’s Moonlight Cinema in Botanic Park
Moonlight Cinema is back in Adelaide for the ultimate summer experience under the stars and they are celebrating 25 years of Moonlight with retro classics and a program full of iconic films. There are plenty of […]

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The Parking Lot Social | Adelaide | 2021

The Parking Lot Social Adelaide 
The Parking Lot Social is a new touring experience which packs a bunch of exciting entertainment into one incredible night out.
Editor’s Note: Due to the ever changing COVID landscape and the related inter-state travel issues, they’ve taken the decision to postpone The Parking Lot Social Tour until October & November 2021 […]

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Food Truck Carnivale & Colour Carnivale | Morphettville | 19-21 Feb 2021

[ February 19, 2021 to February 21, 2021. ]
Food Truck Carnivale & Colour Carnivale
The Food Truck Carnivale is on the move again and heading to Morphetville Racecourse for 3 days in February 2021.
The Carnivale event will feature some of South Australia’s most popular food trucks along with plenty of family entertainment, with the third day also featuring the Colour Carnivale, with the highlight being […]

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Civic Park Movies | Modbury | Jan & Feb 2021

[ December 11, 2020; January 15, 2021; February 5, 2021; February 26, 2021; ]
Free Outdoor Cinema Experience at Civic Park
Civic Park Movies is a free outdoor cinema experience at Civic Park, Modbury. With 4 movies in the season, this is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Food vendors will be on-site to cater to all of your dinner and movie snack needs.
The movie […]

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