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Davoren Park Playground | Mandeville Street | Review

Davoren Park Playground | Mandeville Street | Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away in a residential area is this cute little park with a cute little playground, mural fence and a few facilities.
Mandeville Road Playground has been recently upgraded as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. Some new play equipment, landscaping and a picnic […]

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Seaside Park Playground | Moana | Review

Seaside Park Playground Moana | Review
By Jo Parkinson
Ahoy, me hearties! Come aboard the pirate ship at Moana’s newest playground, Seaside Park. This treasure in the south is just waiting to be explored!
The playground is located on a large block in part of a new housing estate and is suitable for children of all ages. […]

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Bounce Greenacres

BOUNCE Greenacres | Indoor Adventure Playground | Review

Latitude Greenacres has joined the BOUNCE tribe!
by Sharon Harrington
Latitude Greenacres is now a part of the BOUNCE Tribe! Never fear, it still has all the same great activities you’ve come to expect and they will add their Freestyle Academy skills training courses to the mix in term four.
For those that haven’t yet ventured to this […]

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Belair National Park Adventure Playground | Review

Belair National Park Adventure Playground Review
Review by Claire Davill
The Adventure Playground in Belair National Park is an oldie but a goodie, with plenty of old-school play equipment and space to run, ride and explore. The equipment is showing its age but has obviously stood the test of time and still provides plenty of adventure for […]

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Belair National Park Fungi Walk to Find Magical Mushrooms

Belair National Park Fungi Walk
Review by Claire Davill
How would you like to go on an adventure to find magical looking mushrooms? During Autumn and Winter, there’s a short walk in Belair National Park where you will be rewarded with a huge variety of fungi and lichens to spot, including impressive blue “pixie parasol” fungi.
Where to […]

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The Dutch Pantry | Klemzig | Eating out with Kids Review

The Dutch Pantry – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Welkom in de Nederlandse pantry!
You don’t have to travel to Europe to dine in a cute little Dutch café… there is one located right here in Adelaide! The Dutch Pantry on O.G Road at Klemzig has recently had a make-over, and it’s worth checking out. I enjoyed a visit […]

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Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review

Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review
Little Picassos run a variety of art classes throughout the year, from ongoing term-based classes to single drop-in (or drop-and-go for older kids) school holiday program classes. They also run classes for special events, like Mothers Day and Easter.
Classes are kept small […]

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Harvest Mylor Café | Review

Harvest Mylor Café
This charming Adelaide Hills café is very popular with locals who visit for the relaxed hills atmosphere, fantastic coffee and amazing food. It’s the perfect spot to sit outside under the dappled shade and enjoy good quality locally sourced, fresh food.
Mylor is a charming little town in the Adelaide Hills, located only 10 […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn – Family Fun in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Farm Barn – Adelaide Hills
By Jo Parkinson

Escape to the country at Hahndorf Farm Barn! With plenty of animals, fresh air, and fun to be had, pack yourselves a picnic and spend a day on the farm. If that’s not enticing enough, there are two brand new attractions to check out: mini ride-on hydraulic powered […]

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The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there is […]

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sidewood winery restaurant Adelaide Hills

Sidewood Restaurant | Kids Nature Play Area | Adelaide Hills | Review

Sidewood Restaurant – Family Friendly Dining in the Adelaide Hills
Set amongst towering gums in the most picturesque hills setting, Sidewood Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all year round.  The largest certified sustainable winery in the Adelaide Hills and located just off the freeway in Hahndorf less than 30 minutes from Adelaide, Sidewood is […]

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SA Museum

Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park | North Adelaide | Review

Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park, North Adelaide – Review
Have you taken your kids on the interactive Bunyip Trail? If you’re looking to entertain them during the school holidays – or if you just love nature or books – it could be just the ticket.
by Carla Caruso

You probably know about the manicured parts of Bonython […]

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Jungle in Willunga | Jungle, Fairy Garden and Plant Nursery | Review

Jungle in Willunga – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Are you needing to get your cheeky monkeys out of the house these school holidays? Then let them run wild in the jungle!
The Jungle in Willunga is so much more than a plant nursery. From the shop itself to the Jungle Garden Walk and Fairy Fern Garden, kids and […]

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New Dymocks Adelaide Book Store in Rundle Mall | Review

New Dymocks Adelaide in Rundle Mall – the largest book store in South Australia
Dymocks Adelaide is unveiling its brand new store in the iconic Regent Theatre located in Rundle Mall. The new book store will cover a mammoth 1000sqm of floor space making it the largest book store in South Australia and it will be […]

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Lobethal Bushland Park Playground

Lobethal Bushland Park Playground | Adelaide Hills | Review

Lobethal Bushland Park Nature Playground – New Play Space Review
by Katrina Gogel
The new play space at Lobethal Bushland Park has been completed and is open to the public as of February 2022.
The upgrade introduced gentle equipment and sensory play for smaller children of all abilities, a new family BBQ area (with a gorgeous view), and […]

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Tealicious Cakes | Willunga | Review | Apr 2022

Tealicious Cakes at Willunga
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you enjoy cupcakes, coffee and cuteness, then hop on into Tealicious this Easter!
This pretty little boutique cupcake shop is situated in the heart of Willunga, on Aldinga Road. Owner Natasha has perfected not only the delicious treats on offer, but the stunning styling as well. The pale pink […]

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Gico Eatery | Family Friendly Cafe | Firle | Review

Gico Eatery in Firle
A new Cafe in Firle is causing quite a buzz with their beautifully plated dishes and colourful drinks.
Gico Eatery is delivering modern brunch and lunch dishes and drinks with an Asian twist. From their big brekky with grilled teriyaki chicken, to the enoki nest with crispy potato nest and delicious mushrooms. The […]

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the bad guys review

The Bad Guys | In Cinemas 31 Mar 2022 | Review

[ March 31, 2022; ]
The Bad Guys – Movie Review
A fast-paced heist movie with plenty to keep young and old entertained.
by Claire Davill
Fans of Aaron Blabey’s graphic novel series The Bad Guys will love this adaptation for the screen. The group of “scary monster” animals are wonderfully voiced and animated, with standouts being Mr Wolf voiced by Sam Rockwell, […]

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Greenglade Dinosaur Playground

Greenglade Dinosaur Playground | Paradise | Review

Greenglade Playground – Review
Greenglade playground is a small, shaded playground hidden along the Torrens Linear Park at Paradise with a BIG drawcard – a large, sleeping dragon/dinosaur that kids can climb on and through!
Review by Claire Davill
The dragon/dinosaur (we still can’t agree on which it is) is definitely the main drawcard for this playground, but […]

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Uniqorn Eats Adelaide Cafe

Uniqorn Eats Cafe | Adelaide | Review

Uniqorn Eats | Family-friendly Cafe in Adelaide
The perfect place for a magical eating experience!
by Brooke Hendry
Sunshine, lollipops and….. the most amazing colourful food and shakes that you could imagine – is what you’ll find at Adelaide’s family-friendly café, Uniqorn Eats.

The magical Uniqorn Eats, located on Grenfell St in the city, is the cutest most vibrantly […]

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Drage Reserve Riverview Playground

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground | Felixstow | Review

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground – Review
Drage Reserve Playground, located in the inner north-eastern suburbs along the Torrens Linear Park in Felixstow, is a fantastic playground for all ages and abilities.
by Claire Davill
Drage Reserve Riverview Playground underwent an upgrade in 2019, designed with children of all ages and abilities in mind.  There is a wheelchair and […]

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Belair National Park Holiday Park | Review

Belair National Park Holiday Park
By Jo Parkinson
The Belair National Park Holiday Park (not to be confused with Belair National Park, situated nearby) is a beautiful, peaceful place to spend a weekend away with the family. It is located less than half an hour away from the city of Adelaide, however once there you feel like […]

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Tusmore Park | Wading Pool, Playground & Creek | Review

Tusmore Park Wading Pool Now Open
The refurbishment of the Tusmore Park Wading Pool has been highly anticipated by all who love this park. What a fabulous upgrade this is with some great new features which make it bigger and better as well as safer and more fun. The wading pool has re-opened as of 15 […]

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Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ Five stars for a novel, artistic and fun activity
How does it work? You are given special foam-tipped arrows, a selection of paint colours and a canvas of your choice. You aim, fire, and SPLAT! Your artwork begins to take shape.

What does it cost? It depends on […]

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The Retreat at West Beach Parks Safari Tents

The Retreat at West Beach Parks | Family Friendly Safari Tents | Review

Deluxe Safari Tent Accommodation – The Retreat at West Beach Parks, Adelaide
Did you know that you can go glamping at the Retreat at West Beach Parks? Their deluxe Safari Tents provide a fun, unique and memorable family vacation.
by Brooke Hendry
Have the kids been asking to go camping, but it’s just ‘not your thing?’ Or, perhaps […]

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Adelaide’s Own Popeye | Boat Ride Along the River Torrens

Adelaide’s Boat Ride Along the River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri on Popeye
The fleet of boats called ‘The Popeye’ are our own State Heritage Icons.  Since the first boat was launched on the River Torrens in 1935, the Popeye boat ride from Elder Park to the Adelaide Zoo has historically been a treasured family outing for many.

Today the […]

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The Bond Store Wallaroo

Bond Store Wallaroo | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Bond Store Wallaroo is a stylish, family friendly microbrewery, gin distillery and restaurant in the heart of Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula.
by Sharon Harrington
We stumbled across this welcoming venue after being caught in the “tropical deluge” storm which recently hit the Yorke Peninsula. While dashing away from the warm summer rain, we couldn’t go past […]

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Flaherty Beach Yorke Peninsula

Yorke Peninsula | Family Friendly Things to Do and See | South Australia

Family Holidays on the Yorke Peninsula
Yorke Peninsula has all you need for a fantastic family holiday with the kids including stunning beaches, playgrounds, a water park, spectacular walking trails and cute eateries. It is also home to Flaherty’s Beach which was ranked number 4 on the list of Australia’s Best Beaches for 2022. 
Pictured here is […]

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Adelaide Riverbank Torrens Lake Paddleboats

Captain Jolleys Paddleboats Elder Park | Paddling Fun in Adelaide

Captain Jolleys Paddleboats – Elder Park, Adelaide
Captain Jolleys Paddleboats is a bit of an Adelaide institution at Elder Park.  I still remember riding on a paddle boat along the River Torrens/Karrawirra Parri as a child.

Captain Jolleys Paddleboats are pedal powered boats offering plenty of outdoor fun and exercise for children, families and tourists exploring the River Torrens/Karrawirra […]

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Nook & Nourish Cafe | Moonta, South Australia | Review

Nook & Nourish Cafe | Moonta, South Australia | Review
This cheery, Insta-worthy eatery will be your happy place while on the Yorke Peninsula. Think fresh healthy fare, multicoloured walls, and positive vibes. 
by Carla Caruso
If you haven’t been to Nook & Nourish in Moonta, no doubt you’ll feel like you have … it would’ve popped up […]

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New Wetland & Fitness Circuit | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

New Wetland & Walking Track at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The new Wetland project is now open to explore, along with the new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area, at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve.
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on […]

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New Nature Play Space & Kaurna Reflection Area | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

Kensington Wama Mukangka/Nature Play Space
The new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area are now open at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on 18 January 2022.  The impressive new play space with nature play features […]

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Lukoumades – The Greek Donut Store in Adelaide | Review

Lukoumades – The Greek Donut store in Adelaide
If you’re looking for somewhere to buy dessert after dinner or you just have a sweet tooth to satisfy, you’ll love these scrumptious little Greek donuts.
Now with three locations around Adelaide – Hyde Park, Henley Beach and Norwood, Lukoumades are always at the top of the list for […]

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The Bridgewater Inn

The Bridgewater Inn | Family Friendly | Outdoor Dining | Adelaide Hills | Review

Beautiful, spacious outdoor dining in the Adelaide Hills 
The Bridgewater Inn has a large two level outdoor eating area that is just gorgeous! It is family friendly and set creek-side, so the kids can amble amongst the rocks while you wait for lunch.
by Sharon Harrington
We love to make a day of it when visiting the Adelaide Hills with […]

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Cafés, Pubs & Restaurants with Outdoor Dining | South Australia

Enjoy the great outdoors at your local café, pub or restaurant 
Long hot summers with balmy evenings and mild winters mean South Australians can dine outside for a large portion of the year and there are plenty of pubs, cafés and restaurants that offer outdoor dining. Better yet, many of them are family friendly which is […]

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Hamilton Reserve - Vale Park

Hamilton Reserve Hidden Code Playground | Vale Park | Review

Hamilton Reserve, Vale Park – Playground with a Secret Message
The upgrade of Hamilton Reserve in Vale Park is now open with a fabulous family friendly playspace. Where there used to just be a (dead) grassy area with big trees right next to the Linear Park Trail, there is now grass you can actually play on […]

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Menz FruChocs Mural

Menz Fruchocs Tanunda Store Review | Making Life Sweet in the Barossa

The new Flagship FruChocs Shop in Tanunda, Barossa Valley, is the ultimate pit stop for serious chocoholics!
by Brooke Hendry
Our beautiful Barossa Valley – renowned around the world for its outstanding wine, now has its perfect pairing that all chocoholics are going to love.
The iconic South Australian Menz FruChocs have opened a new flagship store in […]

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EMS Guided Snorkelling Tour for Families | Hallett Cove | Review

EMS Community Snorkelling Tour for Families at Hallett Cove – Review
If taking up snorkelling is on your bucket list, then it’s time to dip your flipper in with a local guided tour. We did, and can’t wait to hit the beach again. 
by Carla Caruso
I’ve never properly snorkelled before, but now I’m a convert.
This week, I […]

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Par 3 Golf | North Adelaide Golf Course Review

Par 3 Golf in North Adelaide
Located on the banks of the River Torrens, Par 3 is the perfect course for a quick, easy game of golf and a fun outdoor family activity – no experience required!
You’ll find North Adelaide’s 18-hole Par 3 Golf Course alongside the Torrens Weir just off War Memorial Drive.  The entrance […]

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