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Reservoirs in South Australia to Visit with Kids

Reservoir Reserves Open for Public Access in South Australia for a Fun Family Day Out.
Some of South Australia’s reservoirs are now much more accessible and feature scenic walking and cycling trails, or access for kayaking and fishing. Other reservoirs offer amazing views and picnic areas. 
Many reservoirs are located within a one hour drive from Adelaide […]

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Bowman Park Playspace

New Bowman Park Nature Playspace Crystal Brook | Pt Pirie Council

Photo credit: Mikey Moore
Bowman Park Nature Playspace
This magic space is nestled on the edge of a creek dotted with ancient River Redgums and home to a number of different birds and other wildlife. 
The Nature Play Space constructed in Bowman Park, Crystal Brook is now open. This collaborative project between the Port Pirie Council and the […]

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New Jetty at Whyalla | Jun 2020

New Jetty at Whyalla
A new jetty at Whyalla is set to be opened soon. The council undertook extensive consultation with five jetty design options considered. This uniquely shaped jetty was overwhelmingly popular and was chosen by the community as the preferred option.
The circle was popular because it was a real point of difference.
The new jetty is […]

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Caravan Parks & Camping Grounds – Adelaide & Regional South Australia

Caravan Parks & Campgrounds around Adelaide and Regional South Australia
As of 11 May 2020 campgrounds and caravan parks throughout South Australia can reopen for bookings. It’s an exciting time for families who missed getting away at Easter and the April school holidays, so many will be looking forward to a night or two away under […]

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Floatfest & Purnong Water Regatta | Caurnamont | 14-15 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Purnong Water Regatta & Floatfest
Join the attempt to get as many canoes and kayaks on the Murray River for the Purnong Water Regatta for their first event
A weekend full of fun water activities for the first Purnong Water Regatta as well as the usual Floatfest fun all in one great new location. 
Floatfest is an event […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | South Australia | 17 May 2020

[ May 17, 2020; ]
RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2020
The RSPCA’s most anticipated event for animal lovers and their furry friends is back in 2020 on Sunday the 17th of May at Victoria Park.
Join thousands of people and their pooches as they walk together to show support for the animals of South Australia.
Million Paws Walk is the biggest day on […]

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The Wiggles Fun and Games Tour! | Adelaide | 22-27 Apr

The Wiggles Fun and Games Tour! is coming to Adelaide
Adelaide, get ready! The Wiggles are coming to perform for you as part of their Fun and Games Tour in April 2020.
**Important Update: Due to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with national, state and local governments, The Wiggles Fun & Games Tour has been […]

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Half Price Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Safari Park | 10-28 Feb 2020

[ February 10, 2020 to February 14, 2020. February 17, 2020 to February 21, 2020. February 24, 2020 to February 28, 2020. ]
Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Safari Park – Half Price Offer 
If you haven’t experienced Australia’s only 360 degree lion encounter yet, now is your chance!
The incredibly ROARSOME Lions 360 experience is half price, but only for a limited time.
Between Monday 10th and Friday 28th February 2020 (weekdays only) you can get within a whisker to Monarto […]

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New Skate and Spray Park | Apex Park Wudinna | Jan 2020

Photo: Gabrielle Waters
Skate and Spray Park – Apex Park, Wudinna
On Australia Day, the community celebrated the Grand Opening of the new Skate and Spray Park development at Apex Park in Wudinna including a splash pad and pump track. 
NOTE: The Skate and Spray Park is currently closed until further notice as the contractor completes final works […]

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Fringe on Tour | Adelaide Fringe | 14 Feb – 29 Mar 2020

[ February 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Fringe on Tour 2020
Each year, Adelaide Fringe hits the road to bring a taste of Fringe to every corner of South Australia.
And this year is no different as they hit the streets in 9 amazing locations. Starting in the Barossa and finishing in Mount Gambier, an assortment of entertainers will be performing, including live music, […]

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Adelaide Hills & Kangaroo Island Recovery Campaign | #BookThemOut

The South Australian Tourism Commission has launched a recovery campaign for the regions devastated by the recent bushfires in South Australia.
The campaign, “Help them out, #BookThemOut”, will focus on encouraging people to visit the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island to boost bookings and help reinvigorate the local economies.  
Now more than ever, our beautiful Adelaide […]

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Travelling to Kangaroo Island after the Bushfires | Jan 2020

Travelling to Kangaroo Island – How you can support the Tourism Industry as they Recover from the Devastating Bushfires
Kangaroo Island is a magical place close to the hearts of many South Australians and we are all completely heart broken at the toll the recent bushfires have taken on the Island locals. Their businesses, homes and […]

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Where to Donate in South Australia to Support Bushfire Recovery

Where to Donate in South Australia to Support Bushfire Recovery & Relief
January 2020
It’s the bushfire crisis that has brought Australia to tears and left the rest of the world watching on in horror.  The devastation is beyond belief and it’s easy to feel helpless when the scale of the disaster is just so huge.
Below you […]

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Port Augusta & Flinders Ranges Family Holiday Review | South Australia

Road trip to Port Augusta, South Australia
by Carla Caruso
Port Augusta proves a surprise winner for a quick getaway – and the towns along the way only add to the adventure.
I’ve always thought of Port Augusta as more of a gateway to the Outback and less of a travel destination. That was until I tagged along […]

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Monash Playground

Monash Adventure Park | Riverland, SA | Playground Review

Monash Adventure Park – one of South Australia’s favourite family playgrounds.
by Katrina Gogel
A family day out in the Riverland must include a trip to Monash Adventure Park!
Developed by local Monash identity Grant Telfer in the 1960’s, the original adventure-style play equipment was a sight and an experience to behold. For some of the truly amazing […]

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Bushfire Preparation, Safety & Bushfire Updates | South Australia

Bushfire Preparation, Safety & Bushfire Updates
Bushfire is an unfortunate reality for many South Australians and it is vital that individuals be prepared in the event of a bushfire. This involves prior preparation well in advance of high fire days and being alert to weather forecasts, fire forecasts and knowing where to look online for updates […]

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Wallaroo New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Carnival Fun Day | 31 Dec 2019 & 1 Jan 2020

[ December 31, 2019; January 1, 2020; ]
Wallaroo New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Carnival Fun Day
Bring in the New Year for 2020 at The Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast New Year’s Celebrations at Wallaroo, followed by a family friendly Carnival Fun Day.
This annual family-friendly alcohol-free event is held on the corner of Jetty Road and Chatfield Terrace from 6.30pm and features […]

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SPLASH Family Festival | Murray Bridge | 31 Dec 2019 – 26 Jan 2020

[ December 31, 2019 to January 26, 2020. ]
SPLASH Family Festival at Murray Bridge 
The SPLASH Family Festival returns to Sturt Reserve for its second year with a jam-packed program of activities by day and by night in Murray Bridge.
The Murray Bridge Council is running a river activation program from New Year’s Eve until Australia Day.  They will have a huge range of free […]

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Cummins Christmas Wonderland | 1-31 Dec 2019

[ December 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Cummins Christmas Wonderland
Hitch up your wagon and make your way to the 2019 Cummins Christmas Wonderland.
A place of magic, make believe and wonderment, the Cummins Christmas Wonderland is open from December 1st to the 31st, 10am to 5pm. Even Christmas Day the door is open from 2pm -5pm.

Santa Claus starts his daily visits from the 14th […]

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Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park | Riverland SA | Review

Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Review by Katrina Gogel
Waikerie Water and Nature Play Park has been designed to blend into its natural setting. There’s no colourful plastic equipment here – just beautiful wooden structures, steel water play stations and natural surfaces.
Situated in the riverfront reserve makes it easy to find, parking is aplenty and there’s […]

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Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run | 24 Nov 2019

[ November 24, 2019; ]
Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run – Big Fun, Trail Run at the Naracoorte Caves National Park
Head to the Naracoorte Caves National Park for the Naracoorte World Heritage Festival and Run to celebrate 50 years since the discovery of our World-famous fossil beds and 25 years since the Naracoorte Caves were inscribed on the World Heritage […]

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Loxton Lights Festival & Loxton Light Up Day | 30 Nov – 31 Dec 2019

[ November 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019. ]
Loxton Lights Festival 2019
Loxton shines brighter than ever during their annual lights festival.
Chistmas is a magical time, full of enchantment, celebration and family. Now in its 28th year, the Loxton Lights Festival will once again showcase the joyous festive season for locals and visitors alike.

An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and […]

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Goolwa Skate Park Pump Track

Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]

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Copper Coast Putt Putt Grand Opening | Kadina | 27 Sep 2019

Copper Coast Putt Putt Grand Opening in Kadina
To celebrate the opening of Copper Coast Putt Putt, there will be FREE rounds for the public between 3pm-5pm on Friday 27 September 2019.  Everyone is invited to go along and be a part of this great new community attraction.
The Copper Coast Putt Putt course at the Copper […]

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splash town moonta bay

Copper Coast Splash Town | Moonta Bay | 2019-2020 Season

Copper Coast Splash Town Opening Hours
Open throughout spring, summer and autumn, Splash Town in Moonta Bay is situated just near the playground on the foreshore at Moonta Bay, right near the Moonta Bay Caravan Park. A FREE water park open to the public, the 2019-2020 season will open on the last weekend in September, just […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Telowie Gorge Conservation Park | Review

Exploring Telowie Gorge – yet another hidden gem in the Southern Flinders Ranges!
by Katrina Gogel
After years of saying ‘we must call in there’ we finally took the turn off from the highway near Port Pirie and ventured into beautiful Telowie Gorge Conservation Park for a family bushwalk.
Telowie Gorge is home to dramatic scenery and a […]

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Port Germein Jetty SA

Walk the Longest Jetty in South Australia | Port Germein | Review

Port Germein is a small seaside town that boasts a big attraction- the longest jetty in South Australia!
by Katrina Gogel
Located at the top of the Spencer Gulf with the Southern Flinders Ranges as its backdrop, the quiet coastal town of Port Germein is a popular holiday destination and stopover for tourists. In recent years on […]

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Down the Rabbit hole wines, Mclaren Vale

Down The Rabbit Hole Cellar Door – A Family Friendly Winery in McLaren Vale | Review

Are you looking for a cellar door in McLaren Vale with a difference?
by Brooke Hendry
Wanting to visit a cellar door that is actually family friendly? Well then, don’t be late and hop right in to Down the Rabbit Hole Wines – McLaren Vale’s newest winery that is simply picture perfect. This sure is a cellar […]

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Family Fun Day | Murray Bridge Golf Club | 8 Sep 2019

[ September 8, 2019; ]
Family Fun Day at Murray Bridge Golf Club
A Family Fun Day, hosted by U.S Kids Golf Adelaide Tour, will be held at Murray Bridge Golf Club on Sunday 8 September 2019.  Kids can play awesome golf, make some new friends, grab a balloon, some goodies and get their face painted.  The Murray Bridge Golf Club […]

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Eddie Woo visits Regional SA | Mathematics Teacher & YouTube Sensation | 16-18 Sep 2019

[ September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019. ]
Eddie Woo visits Regional South Australia
He’s an Australian Local Hero, one of the world’s greatest teachers and his videos have been viewed more than 35 million times.
Internationally renowned mathematics teacher and YouTube sensation Eddie Woo will share his passion for maths with students in regional South Australia in September.

Eddie’s rise to prominence began in 2012 […]

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Lions 360 Experience 2 for 1 Offer | Monarto Zoo | Ends 30 Aug 2019

Lions 360 Experience at Monarto Zoo – 2 for 1 Offer
If you haven’t experienced Australia’s only 360 degree lion encounter yet, now is your chance!
Simply book a hair-raising Lions 360 fed to you by ElectraNet experience on weekdays between Monday, 26 August and Friday, 30 August 2019 and you’ll get another Lions 360 experience for […]

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Copper Coast Brick Show | Kadina | 8 Sep 2019

[ September 8, 2019; ]
Copper Coast Brick Show
Go along to the first Brick Show for the Copper Coast Region on Sunday 8 September 2019.
With lots to see and do it aims to be a great time for the whole family. The event is presented by the South Australian LEGO® User Group and sponsored by Copper Coast Sports & Leisure […]

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Illuminart Travelling Light Show | SALA | Regional South Australia | Aug & Sep 2019

[ August 2, 2019 to August 6, 2019. August 8, 2019 to August 10, 2019. August 16, 2019 to August 19, 2019. August 22, 2019 to August 23, 2019. August 25, 2019; August 28, 2019; August 30, 2019; September 27, 2019 to September 29, 2019. ]
Illuminart Light Show to Travel Around Regional South Australia – August & September 2019
lluminart will be creating after dark light shows featuring bold, colourful artwork and stories which will be projected onto Silos, Town Halls, and large walls all around regional South Australia as part of the SALA Festival.
The tour will help commemorate the Falie […]

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Woodlane Reserve

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve | Murray Bridge | Opens Aug 2019

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve in Mypolonga
A new playground being built at Woodlane Reserve is set to open in early August 2019.
There is a great variety of equipment going in including a face-to-face swing, inclusive diablo and huge climbing frame. Workers are putting finishing touches to the installation to ensure it is safe for everyone, […]

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Bushwalking with Kids at Alligator Gorge | Mount Remarkable National Park

Mount Remarkable National Park – take the kids hiking at Alligator Gorge in the Southern Flinders Ranges
by Katrina Gogel
Alligator Gorge in Mount Remarkable National Park is one of South Australia’s most scenic hikes. With dramatic gorges, bright ochre walls and watercourses lined with river red gums, it truly is a remarkable place.
There are plenty of […]

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SA Variety Bash | Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge | 10-17 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 17, 2019. ]
SA Variety Bash 2019 – Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge
The 2019 SA Variety Bash will be departing from Codan (Mawson Lakes) on Saturday 10 August and finishing eight days later on 17 August in Murray Bridge. On this year’s event, the entrants will be taken on numerous interesting tracks and through many private properties, seeing […]

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Copper Coast Splash Town & Foreshore Playground | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Copper Coast Splash Town and foreshore playground – hours of fun guaranteed for everyone!
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the Copper Coast’s picturesque Moonta Bay foreshore is this wonderful family play space. Comprising a great little playground and free to use community water park, it will be sure to keep the young (and young at heart!) entertained […]

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Gawler Show 2019

Gawler Show | SA’s Biggest Country Show | 24-25 Aug 2019

[ August 24, 2019; August 25, 2019; ]
Gawler Show 2019
The Gawler Show is South Australia’s largest regional show.
The 163rd Gawler Show will be held at the Gawler Showgrounds on Saturday 24 August and Sunday 25 August 2019. This year’s Gawler Show is set to have over 200 traders and food trucks, 2000+ competition entries, loads of free entertainment for the kids, three […]

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Illuminart at Wallaroo Silos | Port to Port SALA Festival | 16 Aug 2019

[ August 16, 2019; ]
Illuminart at Wallaroo Silos
On Friday 16 August 2019, Wallaroo and the Copper Coast will feature as part of Illuminart’s ‘Port to Port’ SALA Festival projection tour.
The show is called ‘Port to Port’ and comprises content about stories of the South Australian ports, mosquito fleet and great grain race.  The projection show will also include local artists […]

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Sesame Street Circus Spectacular by Silvers | Adelaide | 27 Mar – 31 May 2020

Sesame Street Circus Spectacular in Adelaide
Showtime Attractions and Silvers Circus present Sesame Street Circus Spectacular by Silvers.
Following the success of Jurassic Unearthed by Silvers Circus, Showtime Attractions and Silvers Circus have once again joined forces to bring their most exciting and ambitious spectacular yet to Australia, with the tour heading to Adelaide in March 2020.
IMPORTANT […]

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