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The Alchemists’ Kitchen | Brighton | Review

Enjoy pizzas with a unique flair at the newly renovated Alchemists’ Kitchen on Jetty Road, Brighton.
The space has recently received a refresh with modern, sleek décor and stylish furniture. There’s now a variety of seating including barstools and benches alongside bigger tables. The golden wood-fire oven remains the centrepiece, where you can watch the chefs […]

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Protea Reserve Playground | Crafers | Review

Tucked away in the residential streets of Crafers is Protea Reserve Playground – a brand new, quiet, nature-themed playground with thoughtful accessibility features and lots to do.
Review by Claire Davill
Protea Reserve is full of natural shade and plenty of wildlife, and the new playground (opened on 2024) reflects that. The central piece of equipment contains […]

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Sherry Park Playground and BMX Track | Mylor | Review

Sherry Park playground in Mylor has undergone a fantastic upgrade and now boasts a ninja warrior course and toddler-friendly playground in addition to the existing BMX track, meaning there’s something for everyone – little kids and big kids.
Review by Claire Davill
Sherry Park sits adjacent to the Mylor oval and is situated right in the middle […]

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The Moseley Igloos | Moseley Bar & Kitchen | Glenelg | Review

 
The Moseley Igloos – A Unique Dining Experience at Glenelg
Leave the outside world behind as you step into your own private dining retreat near the sea at The Moseley Igloos. These cosy igloos are beautifully adorned with fairy lights and comfortable furniture and you’ll soon feel right at home as you relax on the […]

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Fleurieu Cherries Farm l Pages Flat l Review

Discover Fleurieu Cherries at Pages Flat, South Australia.
A visit to the fabulous Fleurieu Cherries farm is a fun and relaxing way to spend a Sunday with family and friends. They have cool play areas for kids, a cute bar and café but the best part… the most delicious and freshest cherry ice-cream you will ever […]

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Pink Lake Tiny House at Lochiel, South Australia | Review

A family-friendly stay in a uniquely crafted, eco-friendly ‘tiny house’ – for up to four guests – in Lochiel, overlooking a ‘pink salt’ lake. With easy access to South Australia’s Clare Valley and Yorke Peninsula!
Review by Carla Caruso
There couldn’t be more unique accommodation than staying by a pink salt lake, featuring a Loch Ness monster […]

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TGI Fridays – Kids Eat Free | Marion | Review

A visit to TGI Fridays in Marion where Kids Eat Free*!
If the sound of chicken wings, ribs, hand crafted burgers, sizzling fajita towers and fresh salads gets your tastebuds tingling, then it’s time to grab a table at TGI Fridays. Plus, they have one of the most impressive cocktail menus we’ve seen! But the best […]

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Beckman Street Deli | Glandore | Review

Beckman Street Deli in Glandore.  Work up an appetite for the delectable dishes at this family friendly eatery by the tramline in the south-west.
Review by Carla Caruso
We recently tackled the Mike Turtur Bikeway as a family and this is one more foodie stop along the way.
Although, you could just walk or drive to this lovely […]

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Helicopter Park | Glover North Playground | North Adelaide | Review

The Glover Playground North Adelaide, also known as ‘Helicopter Park’ by many, is an all-time favourite, and it’s recently (early 2024) had a spruce-up!
Updated review by Claire Davill
The playground refresh includes new soft fall, new swings, and a fresh coat of paint/repairs to many pieces of equipment. The old tree stump, with its animal carvings, […]

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Dear Daisy Cafe | Forestville | Review

Dear Daisy is a cute-as-a-button cafe on Forestville’s Leah Street, dishing up brekkie, burgers, toasties, vegan fare, and more.
Review by Carla Caruso
Suburban cafes are the places to see and be seen these days.
Dear Daisy in Forestville is one such eatery. The “happy lil corner shop café”, as it’s dubbed on its Instagram page, serves up […]

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Christies Beach Hotel | Family Friendly Dining | Review

Christies Beach Hotel | Family Friendly Dining | Review
Sometimes it can be hard to take the family out for lunch or dinner, especially when kids complain that they are bored or don’t want to sit still! We have found the solution for a family friendly mealtime, at the fabulous Christies Beach Hotel.
Review By Jo Parkinson
Situated […]

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The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | Review

Explore The Art Gallery of South Australia on North Terrace, Adelaide.
There’s plenty for kids to see and do at the Art Gallery and there’s so much more than just looking at paintings on the wall!
Review by Claire Davill
Don’t shy away from taking kids into The Art Gallery of South Australia as there’s plenty of kid-friendly […]

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Hazelwood Park Playground | Wombat Waterhole | Upgrade Review

Wombat Waterhole Playground in Hazelwood Park is a varied play space set amongst towering gum trees and includes fun features for all ages and abilities.
Review by Claire Davill
This long-time favourite playground has just had a refresh as of early 2024, with new soft fall and repaired/replaced circular play platforms. The refresh has helped maintain the […]

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Mike Turtur Bikeway | Family Bike Ride from Adelaide to Glenelg | Review

The Mike Turtur Bikeway is one of Adelaide’s most popular off-road bike routes and it’s right in the city, following the Glenelg tramline from South Terrace.
Review by Carla Caruso
You’ve probably heard of cycling paths in the country that follow old railway lines, like Clare’s Riesling Trail and McLaren Vale’s Shiraz Trail.
(While we’re at it, there’s […]

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Littlehampton Tunnels | Short Walk with Three Tunnels to Explore!

Explore the Littlehampton Tunnels in the Adelaide Hills.
A short drive up the freeway to Littlehampton, just outside of Mount Barker, brings you to a fantastic group of tunnels that you can walk as a family. There’s plenty to explore here and lots of photo opportunities.
Review by Claire Davill
To reach the tunnels we recommend parking at […]

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Keith Stephenson Park Playground | Mount Barker | Review

Exploring Keith Stephenson Park Playground in Mount Barker.
A newly updated playground offers it all – fully fenced, accessible equipment, lots of nature play, plenty of shade and toilets nearby.
Review by Claire Davill
The playground at Keith Stephenson Park sits in the large, lush green reserve along Western Flat Creek, close to the centre of Mount Barker. […]

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Gunbae Korean | Family Friendly Dining | Review

Family Friendly Dining at Gunbae Korean in Adelaide
Looking for a quick, tasty, and family-friendly meal in the city’s east end? Our favourite spot is Gunbae!
Review by Claire Davill
Gunbae is a casual Korean restaurant, located down Union Street, just off Rundle Street. It’s open for lunch and dinner, and it’s become our go-to for fast, tasty […]

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Melbas Chocolate Angaston Barossa Valley

Melba’s Chocolates & Confectionery Barossa Valley | Review

Melba’s Chocolates & Confectionery at Angaston
Opening Friday 8 March 2024, Melba’s Chocolates has branched out to the Barossa Valley. The new store and cafe at Angaston, is a perfect place for families to stop for a picnic on the lawn, a bite to eat and drink, and to take in beautiful views across the vineyards.
Everything […]

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P&O Cruise to Port Lincoln & Kangaroo Island, South Australia | Review

Family-friendly P&O Cruise to Port Lincoln & Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Review by Carla Caruso
There’s just something about life on the water that continues to fascinate – as seen by the popularity of shows like The Love Boat and Below Deck!
To celebrate my dad’s 70th recently, I jumped aboard the P&O Pacific Explorer for a four-night […]

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@Lenswood Pick Your Own Apples, Adelaide Hills, Review
**Editors update: 25 April 2024 – APPLE SEASON ENDED FOR 2024 
By Jo Parkinson & Claire Davill
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away… so now is the perfect time to go apple picking in the Adelaide Hills and experience a fun day out @Lenswood Pick Your […]

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Adelaide Himeji Garden | South Terrace

Tranquility in the City – Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city, just near Hutt Street.  It is as peaceful as it is perfect.  Completely free to enter all year round, it’s a must visit experience for locals and visitors to […]

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Old Tailem Town | Tailem Bend | Review

Hidden behind the front gates just out of Tailem Bend is a surprisingly large pioneer village – Old Tailem Town, full of interesting history and plenty of old buildings to explore. 
Review by Claire Davill
South Australia’s Old Tailem Town has been run as a pioneer village for nearly 40 years now – and it’s all thanks […]

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Bloom Cafe | Thebarton | Review

Bloom Cafe sits between quiet backstreets and the River Torrens in Thebarton. It has a quiet, open vibe, excellent food and coffee, and a great kids menu. 
Review by Claire Davill
The cafe is a great family friendly option for a lazy breakfast, brunch or lunch, and the new kids menu (with colouring-in page incorporated) will keep […]

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Mofflin Reserve Playground | Elizabeth Vale | Review

Mofflin Reserve Playground in Elizabeth Vale features a huge beehive-themed playground as the centrepiece of this extensive redevelopment.
Review by Claire Davill
Completed in January 2024, the transformation from paddock to large park has been incredible. There are facilities here to keep you occupied for the whole day, including a playground, nature play area, fitness zone, ball […]

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Pirate Life Brewing | Port Adelaide | Review

Pirate Life Brewery’s headquarters in Port Adelaide is a great family-friendly destination for lunch, dinner, or a snack. There’s ample space both inside and outside, a dedicated kid’s menu, and a play area to keep the kids occupied. The whole area is very welcoming – for adults, kids, and even dogs!
Review by Claire Davill
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Gurners Reserve & Playground | Rostrevor | Review

Tucked away beside quiet residential streets is a surprisingly large reserve with a fully fenced, accessible playground, beautiful huge trees to climb and all the facilities you need.
Review by Claire Davill
Gurners Reserve in Rostrevor is definitely a hidden gem. It’s quiet, shaded, and has plenty to offer. Best of all, the playground is fully fenced […]

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Husik – Pop-up Korean Dessert House in Goodwood | Review

Get in quick to nab one of the Husik pop-up’s Instagrammable ‘jiggly’ bunny desserts before they sell out.
Are you ready to “jiggle jiggle”?
New pop-up dessert house Husik has brought a Korean sweets trend to Adelaide: a bunny-shaped milk pudding that jiggles.
Review by Carla Caruso
Instagrammers have been loving filming the novelty dessert at the Goodwood nightspot. […]

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GONDWANA VR: The Exhibition & Virtual Reality Experience | Review

GONDWANA VR: The Exhibition & Virtual Reality Experience
Take a journey into the heart of the ancient Daintree Rainforest, one of earth’s most fascinating, beautiful and vital ecosystems. GONDWANA VR: The Exhibition is on at the South Australian Museum until 17 March 2024. Watch the rainforest evolve on a big screen, see rainforest creatures on display […]

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Family-friendly Holiday in Mildura, Victoria | Adelaide to Mildura Road Trip

Family-friendly holiday in Mildura, Victoria – what to do and where to go with kids.
Mildura is known as the centre of Victoria’s food bowl and is a major producer of citrus fruit and wine. It’s also an idyllic holiday destination.
Review by Carla Caruso
Pre-Christmas, we had the idea of doing a quick family getaway to the […]

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Paradise Skate Park

Paradise Recreation Plaza | Skate Park & Playground | Review

Paradise Recreation Plaza 2023 Upgrade Review
The newly-upgraded skate park at Paradise now boasts a pump track, BMX track, parkour zone and lots of play equipment to keep kids busy and challenged in all sorts of ways.
Review by Claire Davill
The new play area sits between Darley Road (across from the Paradise Interchange) and the Torrens Linear […]

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