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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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‘Alan the Alpaca’ at Brownhill Creek Tourist Park | Mitcham | Review

Meet Alan the Alpaca – a star of Brownhill Creek Tourist Park
From alpaca-themed kids’ parties to Matt Cosgrove’s Macca the Alpaca books, the South American animals are proving very ‘on trend’ right now …
by Carla Caruso
Adelaide even has its own Instagram-famous pet alpacas, from Alfie the Alpaca to Chewpacca.
And, as Play & Go discovered, another […]

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fleurieu folk festival

Fleurieu Folk Festival | Willunga | 25-27 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019 to October 27, 2019. ]
Fleurieu Folk Festival
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is a multiple-award winning festival that presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, open mic concerts, folk jams, children’s entertainment, stalls, and more.
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest folk music festival with past attendances exceeding 8000 and 2019 will be the Festival’s 13th year […]

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Great Duck Race

The Great Duck Race | Strathalbyn | 10 Nov 2019

[ November 10, 2019; ]
The Great Duck Race in Strathalbyn
On the second Sunday in November each year, the Great South Australian Duck Race is held in the Soldiers Memorial Park at the beautiful township of Strathalbyn. 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the Great Duck Race
The event officially commences at 10am, and includes a variety of stalls, food and […]

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Port Elliot Show | 12 & 13 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019 to October 13, 2019. ]
Port Elliot Show – Celebrating their 141st show this year
This traditional agricultural show provides a show case for rural activity in this area, giving the local agriculturalists a chance to meet and exchange views, as well as giving their rapidly expanding suburban residents a place to learn about local agriculture and have a wonderful family […]

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Forest Adventure Day | Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures | Goolwa | 12 Oct 2019

[ October 12, 2019; ]
Forest Adventure Day on Hindmarsh Island
Join Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures for a fun and adventurous family experience exploring the magical forest at their private campsite on Hindmarsh Island.
The Forest Adventure Day is part of the Nature Play SA Festival, an annual festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature.

Gates […]

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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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festival of nature

Festival of Nature | Fleurieu Coast | 14-22 Sep 2019

[ September 14, 2019 to September 22, 2019. ]
Festival of Nature – Fleurieu Coast
The second Festival of Nature has an impressive nine-day program jam-packed with activities to celebrate our natural environment on the Fleurieu Coast and sustainable living.
From active pursuits including guided hikes, kayaking and snorkelling to pop-up workshops, a regenerative agriculture workshop, wellness classes in the park to a full-day Outdoor Adventure & […]

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Granite Island Planting Day | Victor Harbor | 11 Aug 2019

[ August 11, 2019; ]
Granite Island Planting Day
Go along and help Friends of Granite Island plant seedlings to restore the Little Penguin habitat.
On Sunday 11 August the local ranger will be on hand and you can learn about the Little Penguin from the volunteers, who are working hard to look after the island, by joining a penguin tour.
If you […]

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Kids Ride FREE on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram | 1-31 Aug 2019

[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Kids Ride FREE on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram in August
1 August is when all horses in the southern hemisphere celebrate their birthdays so to celebrate, the Victor Harbor Horse Tram will be FREE for kids for the month of August.
The Victor Harbor Horse Tram’s Clydesdale team can’t wait to celebrate for the whole month […]

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Horse Drawn Tram “Back On Track” Celebrations | Victor Harbor | 23 Jun 2019

[ June 23, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Horse Drawn Tram “Back On Track” Celebrations at Victor Harbor
In celebration of the the iconic Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram getting back on track and resuming normal services to Granite Island, the City of Victor Harbor are holding a family friendly event on Sunday, 23 June 2019.

There will ne gold coin tram rides all day […]

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Adelaide Coastrek | Raise Funds for Beyond Blue | 20 Sep 2019

[ September 20, 2019; ]
Adelaide Coastrek
Coastrek is a 30km – 60km team trekking challenge for fun, fitness, friends and fundraising which journeys along some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
Fitness and endurance are the easy bits. Walk on the wild side and push your limits as you trek 30km or 60km along scenic coastlines, high clifftops, rough […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 27 & 28 Jul 2019

[ July 27, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 50th Anniversary
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been a major fundraising event since 1969, when a local committee decided to raise money to build the Festival Hall. Today, proceeds from the festival continue to fund the maintenance and the continual upgrading of Willunga’s park facilities. This major tourism event draws families from across […]

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Victor Harbor Playground

Victor Harbor GT Fisher Playground – Sneak Peek of Progress

George T Fisher Victor Harbor Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
*** EDITORS NOTE: The playground has re-opened as of 6 July 2019 as redevelopment is now complete.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most […]

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SA Whale Season Launch Party

SA Whale Season Launch Party | Victor Harbor | 11 May 2019

[ May 11, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Whale Season 2019 Launch Party
Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Season Launch Party held at Warland Reserve.
The 2019 Whale Season Launch Party will be held at Warland Reserve, with live music performed by local artists, along with local food, fun activities for the kids, attractions and a Marine Conservation Expo […]

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Woodstock Wine Family Fun Day | McLaren Flat | 10 Jun 2019

[ June 10, 2019; ]
Join the fun this June Long Weekend for a Family Fun Day on the Lawns.
There will be a day of family fun on the Monday of the June long weekend on the lawns of Woodstock Wine at their Family Day featuring Peter Combe.

Lots of fun family activities including a magician, face painting, bush craft and […]

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Blue Devil Snorkel Second Valley | 5 May 2019

[ May 5, 2019; ]
Blue Devil Snorkel Second Valley
Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel within Encounter Marine Park at Second Valley reef. The reef and jetty is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
EMS snorkel events are proudly supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board and DEWNR […]

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Floatfest | Goolwa | 28 Apr 2019

[ April 28, 2019; ]
Floatfest 2019
The purpose of Floatfest is the education surrounding water safety in any setting but particularly on the Murray River.
Water safety is paramount both for communities, migrants and international visitors to the river. Additionally the Floatfest team focus on the educational elements of healthy and active lifestyles, community inclusion, and the education of the environment […]

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South Australian Wooden Boat Festival | Goolwa | 27 & 28 Apr 2019

[ April 27, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
South Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019
South Australia’s finest wooden boats will again gather at Goolwa on the River Murray over the last weekend in April.
Goolwa is once again hosting the most impressive freshwater wooden boat festival in Australia.  Get on board for a fun filled weekend at the 16th South Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

Celebrating South […]

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Aquafest | Goolwa Aquatic Club | 13 & 14 April 2019

[ April 13, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]  

This year’s Aquafest celebrates the 60th birthday of the Goolwa Aquatic Club.
Aquafest is a non-competitive fun day out for Goolwa Aquatic Club friends and boats.  The Saturday is an open waters affair where you can run your boat as often, and for as long as you like.  The buoys will be set so you can familiarise yourselves […]

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Enjoy, Explore, Preserve | Myponga Reservoir Reserve Open Day | 14 Apr 2019

[ April 14, 2019; ]
Enjoy, explore, preserve at Myponga Reservoir
From Sunday 14 April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve will be yours to enjoy, explore and preserve.  To celebrate, you can enjoy a range of activities that will be taking place including a Trail Running SA fun run and children’s activities delivered by Nature Play SA and Trees For Life (SA).
Nestled […]

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George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment | Victor Harbor | Mar – Jun 2019

George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be a hit […]

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Review of the Greenman Inn by Susannah Marks

The Greenman Inn, Ashbourne | Review

The Greenman Inn, Ashbourne
Review by Susannah Marks, 2 March 2019
Driving through Ashbourne on the way to the Fleurieu is a pleasant drive and it takes you through some pleasant countryside and small towns. Instead of taking the expressway down to Victor Harbor or Port Elliot, you can drive via the Adelaide Hills for a change of […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
Soldiers Memorial Reserve […]

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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park
*** EDITORS NOTE: This playground is now reopen as of 6 July 2019 after redevelopment. Read more here.
You can’t miss this brightly coloured playground as you drive along the foreshore at Victor Harbor. You’ll find it between the Soldiers Memorial Garden and the Causeway Plaza, just next to […]

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New Year’s Eve Pageant & Fireworks | Normanville | 31 Dec 2018

[ December 31, 2018; ]
New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Normanville
New Year’s Eve 2018 will see the 21st annual Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant. The pageant consists of a parade of approximately 40 colourful floats leaving Katherine Drive at 7.30pm sharp, winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 8pm.
Locals and tourists […]

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Christmas Lights Cruise | Goolwa | 7 Dec 2018 – 6 Jan 2019

Christmas Lights Cruise – Coorong Quays Marina on Hindmarsh Island
Launching this summer is one of SA’s newest light displays at the Coorong Quays on Hindmarsh Island – and one you can only truly appreciate from the water.
Goolwa is just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, then once you’re there just park the car, sit back, […]

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Great Duck Race

The Great Duck Race | Strathalbyn | 11 Nov 2018

[ November 11, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Great Duck Race in Strathalbyn
On the second Sunday in November each year, the Great South Australian Duck Race is held in the Soldiers Memorial Park at the beautiful township of Strathalbyn.
The event officially commences at 10am, and includes a variety of stalls, food and fun for all the family. The Giant “Moby Duck” keeps […]

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Willunga Christmas Tree Festival | 1 & 2 December 2018

[ December 1, 2018 to December 2, 2018. ]
Willunga Christmas Tree Festival
This annual community event is a showcase for creative minds, either as a collective or as individuals.
Submissions have been received for dozens of Christmas trees to be displayed. Enjoy a display of over 50 decorated trees and be part of the people’s choice for your favourite Christmas tree.
There will be many things to […]

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fleurieu folk festival

Fleurieu Folk Festival | Willunga | 26-28 Oct 2018

[ October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018. ]
Fleurieu Folk Festival
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is a multiple award-winning festival that presents a weekend of music concerts and sessions, dance, workshops, open mic concerts, folk jams, children’s entertainment, stalls, and more.
The Fleurieu Folk Festival is South Australia’s largest folk music festival with attendance exceeding 8000 and 2018 will be the Festival’s 12th year in […]

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Lower Lakes Stockmans Challenge & Bush Festival | 14-16 Sep 2018

[ September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018. ]
The Lower Lakes Stockmans Challenge: Over 60 competitors ranging from some of Australia’s best and most experienced to some up-and-coming local junior riders and the gunna-be riders.
The Bush Festival

All three days will have much to see and do including SA Working Draught Horses, whip cracking demonstrations, trade displays, free children’s games, damper making demonstrations […]

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festival of nature

Festival of Nature | Fleurieu Coast | 4-9 Sep 2018

[ September 4, 2018 to September 9, 2018. ]
Festival of Nature
The Fleurieu Coast Festival of Nature has grown to 6-days of inspiration and celebration of all things sustainable living.
There will be a vibrant program of guided walks, open homes and gardens, health and longevity boosting classes, panel discussions, pop-up workshops, demonstrations and exhibits. This will all be delivered against a backdrop of delicious […]

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victor harbour rock n roll festival

Victor Harbor Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival | 14-16 Sep 2018

[ September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018. ]
Victor Harbor Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival
Dance the weekend away at the Victor Harbor Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival. The Victor Harbor Rock ‘N’ Roll festival is jam-packed full of activities with rock ‘n’ roll literally taking over Victor Harbor on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula for the weekend. See the town come alive with live Rock ‘N’ […]

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Hugo Wines Family Day | McLaren Flat | 13 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018; ]
Hugo Wines Family Day
Enjoy a day with Hugo Wines in McLaren Flat relaxing on the lawn or under the marquee whilst munching on delicious food from The Oyster Bar or The Caro Club.

On arrival, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine produced from the estate and receive a free “Hugo Wine ” glass to keep.  Visitors […]

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Lazy Dayz Family Tunes | Lloyd Brothers McLaren Vale | 30 Sep 2018

[ September 30, 2018; ]
Lazy Dayz presents Family Tunes at Lloyd Brothers in McLaren Vale
Join Lloyd Brothers in McLaren Vale on the October long weekend for a family friendly fun filled day featuring Black Cherry Event’s DJ Ali B with his adult and kids disco.

Every hour they will flip the music and the kids can request songs and enjoy […]

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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival

Willunga Almond Blossom Festival | 28 Jul – 1 Aug 2018

[ July 28, 2018 to August 1, 2018. ]
Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 2018 featuring Family Fair Day, Fireworks, Street Parade, Market Stalls and Festival Lunches.
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been a major fundraising event since 1969, when a local committee decided to raise money to build the Festival Hall. Today, proceeds from the festival continue to fund the maintenance and the continual upgrading of Willunga’s park […]

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Historic Aldinga Township Celebration | 9 Jun 2018

[ June 9, 2018; ]
Historic Aldinga Township Celebration
The businesses of the Historic Aldinga Township invite everyone to join in the fun and festivities of their street celebration.
This event marks the completion of the new streetscape works recently undertaken by council. There will be something for everyone with live music, free kids activities, market stalls, a range of food, special […]

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d’Arenberg Cube | d’Arenberg Winery | McLaren Vale | Review 2018

 
d’Arenberg Cube at d’Arenberg Winery.
Recently, on a day trip adventure to Port Elliot, we were passing through McLaren Vale and saw the iconic d’Arenberg Cube jutting out of the flat landscape. On a whim, we decided we ought to explore this unique building.
As you enter the building it is obvious that everything in it […]

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McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival | Family Friendly Highlights | 9-11 June 2018

[ June 9, 2018 to June 11, 2018. ]
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival is celebrating its 26th Anniversary in 2018
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival revels in the culinary and winemaking traditions of one of our premier food and wine destinations with a beach lifestyle.  With a wide variety of events on offer, from intimate degustation dinners with winemakers and […]

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