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Wallis Mainline Drive In | Our Last Summer – Memories That Remain

Wallis Cinema’s Mainline Drive-In to close in 2022
Adelaide’s only remaining outdoor drive-in cinema – Mainline Drive-In at Gepps Cross – will close in February 2022.
The Wallis family, after 65 years of operating, has made the difficult decision to close the Gepps Cross Mainline Drive-In after the upcoming Summer season. Announcing the news on their Wallis […]

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Tusmore Park Wading Pool – Refurbishment Plans

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Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade
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 reached the end of its useful life and is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment.
In recent times, closures of the pool have become […]

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Freedom Park Two Wells

New Freedom Park Sensory & Nature Playground at Two Wells | Nov 2021

Freedom Park at Two Wells 
South Australian families can now experience best practice in nature and sensory play at the state’s newest playground which has opened in the northern suburbs.
The new playground, Freedom Park, within Liberty at Two Wells is the latest milestone in a $1.2 billion residential precinct that is creating over 3,000 new homes […]

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Moonlight Cinema | Rymill Park Adelaide | 26 Nov 2021 – 16 Jan 2022

[ November 26, 2021 to January 16, 2022. ]
Moonlight Cinema Adelaide
Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for the summer at a new location in Adelaide – Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka.  
Moonlight Cinema tickets are now on sale for their summer film line-up, starting with Cruella (PG) on Friday 26 November and The Greatest Showman (PG) on Saturday 27 November.  Promising their most epic season yet, […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries – Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Cherry Picking around Adelaide and Cherry Shed Door Sales
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
If you love eating cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking your […]

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nature play festival

Nature Play Festival | Nuriootpa | 9 Dec 2021

[ December 9, 2021; ]
Nature Play Festival
The festival boasts a free nature-activities-filled fun family day out in nature. 
Take the kids along and let them enjoy nature-based activities such as crafts, muddy puddles, bugs n slugs and more. There will be a morning and afternoon session, plus a coffee van for the parents. 

Be sure to dress your children sun smart and bring […]

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SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park | Review

SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park – Review
If you haven’t checked out SHANX Mini Golf yet be sure to put it on your list of things to do in Adelaide!  
Situated along side the Regency Park Community Golf Course, just 10 minutes from the city, SHANX recently opened their gates and were inundated with groups […]

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adelaide treeclimb

TreeClimb Adelaide | Aerial Adventure Park | Adelaide

TreeClimb Adelaide – Aerial Adventure Park
TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner-city aerial adventure park built within the natural environment of the Adelaide City Park Lands. TreeClimb offers 8 elevated treetop courses, including zip lines all set within Kurrangga Park (Blue Gum park).
Grand Course
The Grand Course consists of over 50 obstacles, designed for thrill seekers and […]

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The Big Bounce – World’s Largest Inflatable Theme Park | Adelaide | 18-2O Feb 2022

[ February 18, 2022 to February 22, 2022. ]

The Big Bounce – World’s Largest Inflatable Theme Park Returning to Adelaide in 2022
Big Bounce will be returning to Adelaide in 2022 with the World’s Biggest Jumping Castle, an incredible 300 metre long inflatable obstacle course plus a space-themed wonderland and a sports arena filled with goals, nets, hoops, balls and a battle zone.
The Big […]

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Glenelg foreshore playground

Giant Ferris Wheel | Glenelg | Opens 29 Oct 2021

[ October 29, 2021 to December 31, 2021. January 1, 2022 to May 1, 2022. ]
Mix 102.3 Giant Ferris Wheel Returns to Glenelg 
The Giant Ferris Wheel is returning to Glenelg from Friday 29 October 2021 providing spectacular views over the coastline, down Jetty Road and across to the Adelaide Hills.
Mix102.3, Lumo Energy SA and Skyline Attractions are bringing back the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel to South Australia for the fourth year […]

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marion outdoor pool movie night

Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night – Dreambuilders | Postponed to 18 Dec 2021

[ December 18, 2021; ]
Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night – Dreambuilders
The Marion Outdoor Pool Family Movie Night has been postponed to 18 December 2021 due to poor weather.

The decision to change the date is to ensure the event can proceed with all activities planned. If you have purchased tickets they can be redeemed at the new date of […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries Adelaide Hills | Beerenberg, Hahndorf

Beerenberg Family Farm – Strawberry Picking
Strawberry season runs from November to April each year, but The Farm Shop is open from 9am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day.
If you love the taste of freshly picked strawberries make sure you visit Beerenberg in the Adelaide Hills for a fabulous day out with the family, strolling through […]

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sophies patch spring

Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden | Mt Barker | 6-8 Nov 2021

[ November 6, 2021 to November 8, 2021. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden
Spring offers the perfect opportunity to visit Sophie Thomson’s iconic drylands garden which provides inspiration, delight and learning opportunities for gardeners and want to be gardeners at every turn.
The open garden will run as always over three days. The societies will be there (Beekeepers’ Society of SA, Birds SA and Butterfly […]

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SAPOL Road Safety Bike Centre Adelaide | Bonython Park | Review

SAPOL Road Safety Centre, Bonython Park – Port Road, Adelaide
by Sharon Harrington
We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre! It is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes.
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real […]

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Mt Compass Strawberry picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Harvest the Fleurieu | Mt Compass

[ October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021. ]
Pick your own strawberries in Mount Compass on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
The pick your own patch 2021 season officially opens Saturday 9 October at 9am
Harvest the Fleurieu offers delicious sweet juicy strawberries in their ‘pick your own’ patch between October and May each year (depending on the season/weather).  The 2021 season will open on the last […]

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Open Gardens SA | Oct & Nov 2021

[ October 2, 2021 to October 4, 2021. October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021. October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 23, 2021 to October 24, 2021. October 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021. November 6, 2021 to November 7, 2021. November 13, 2021 to November 14, 2021. November 20, 2021 to November 21, 2021. November 27, 2021 to November 28, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_156398" align="alignnone" width="630"] Rosie and Mick’s Garden, 4 Graetz Terrace, Springton[/caption]
Open Gardens SA
Open Gardens SA was incorporated as an Association in December 2014 to continue the Open Garden Scheme in South Australia after Open Garden Australia announced that it would cease to operate the national scheme after June 2015. The enthusiastic and experienced team […]

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Spring Break – Labour Day Weekend Camping Party | Woodhouse | 2-4 Oct 2021

[ October 2, 2021 to October 4, 2021. ]
Spring Break – Labour Day Weekend Camping Party
Families are invited to experience the magic of Woodhouse Activity Centre during Spring with a Weekend Camping Party over the October Long Weekend.
Special activities will be running exclusively for guests staying onsite (on top of all the other awesome included activities) at no extra cost. 

Stay for one night, […]

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flower day adelaide

Flower Day | City of Adelaide | 23 Sep 2021

[ September 23, 2021; ]
Flower Day is back in the City of Adelaide
Spring into Adelaide to see beautiful flower installations and activations across the city. From 1938 to 1975, Adelaide celebrated an annual Flower Day that allowed Adelaidians to show pride in their city by beautifying it with mass displays of flowers. Some 46 years later, Flower Day will […]

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Spring flowers adelaide

Spring Floral Trail | City of Adelaide | Spring 2021

Explore Adelaide’s beautiful parks and gardens along the Spring Floral Trail
Adelaide’s parks and gardens are filled with beautiful spring flowers, part of 80,000 annual plants that are grown and planted yearly by the City of Adelaide’s horticultural team. 
That’s a lot of opportunity for you to stop and smell the roses, or cinerarias, or agapanthas, or […]

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Woodstock Wines

Woodstock Wines | Family-Friendly Winery | Wildlife Sanctuary | McLaren Vale | Review

Family-friendly winery with wildlife sanctuary, playground & beautiful grounds to explore
by Sharon Harrington
Woodstock Wines in McLaren Vale is a gorgeous spot for a long sunshiny lunch with the family. Daily kangaroo feeding, outdoor seating next to the playground, and big grassy lawns for a run around make this a wonderful place to visit with the […]

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SHANX Mini Golf | Regency Park Community Golf Course | Opens 24 Sep 2021

[ September 24, 2021; ]
SHANX Mini Golf @ Regency Park
In partnership with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, SHANX Mini Golf will open on Friday 24 September 2021 at Regency Park Community Golf Course.
SHANX @ Regency Park will be an incredible family based amenity to the already outstanding Regency Park Community Golf Course, just 10 minutes from the Adelaide […]

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Pixar Putt | Pop-Up Mini Golf Adelaide | 24 Sep – 24 Oct 2021

[ September 24, 2021 to October 17, 2021. October 20, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]
Pixar Putt Pop-Up Mini Golf in Adelaide – Season Extended until 24 October 2021
A new 18 hole mini-golf course is ready to take over the Torrens when it comes to Adelaide for the first time this September.
Just in time for the school holidays, mini-golf sensation Pixar Putt arrives in Adelaide for the first time this […]

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Moon Lantern Trail 2021

Moon Lantern Trail | OzAsia Festival | 21-24 Oct 2021

[ October 21, 2021 to October 24, 2021. ]      
Moon Lantern Trail 2021
An OzAsia Festival favourite, the much-loved Moon Lantern Parade is transforming in 2021 from a one-night event to span four full days of celebrations. This free family friendly event is not to be missed.
Starting at Adelaide Festival Centre Precinct and lighting a path to Pinky Flat, the newly imagined Moon […]

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Mount Bold and Little Para reservoirs

Mount Bold and Little Para Reservoirs | Opening in 2021

Mount Bold and Little Para Reservoirs – Opening This Year
A reservoir in Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs and South Australia’s largest reservoir in the Adelaide Hills will be the next two to be open for recreational access.
Mount Bold and Little Para reservoir reserves will both be open for you to explore by the end of the year, […]

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treeclimb kuitpo forest

TreeClimb Coming to Kuitpo Forest in 2022

TreeClimb is coming to South Australia’s Kuitpo Forest in 2022
Since 2018, TreeClimb in the Adelaide Parklands has welcomed over 175,000 adventurers through the treetops. Now they have announced the tree climbing experience is planned for Kuitpo Forest – coming in 2022.
TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest will begin development approval following a successful application through the Nature-Based Tourism […]

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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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open days at stangate garden

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

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 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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winter activities for kids in adelaide

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 Iluminate

Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 17 Jul – 22 Aug 2021

[ July 17, 2021; July 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021. August 3, 2021 to August 22, 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.
Update Sunday 15 August 2021: All remaining sessions of Light Cycles are SOLD OUT.
Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations […]

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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
Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Winter Village Adelaide is forced to close from Tuesday 20 July – Tuesday 27 July.
If you had a booking during this time, the organisers will be in contact with you to refund or reschedule your booking. 
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising […]

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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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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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