[ October 3, 2017 5:00 pm to October 15, 2017 5:00 pm. ]
Nature Play School Holiday events
Review by Susannah Marks
If like many Adelaide families you’re looking for school holiday activities for your kids then you may have heard of Wild Imagination. They run nature play events during the school holidays as an alternative to vacation care. My kids love a balance of indoor and outdoor play, […]
[ October 3, 2017 5:00 pm to October 15, 2017 5:00 pm. ]
[ November 5, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday
Can you believe Mount Lofty Botanic Garden opened to the public for the first time 40 years ago – 5 November 1977 to be precise?
Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will celebrate the occasion with a free event and everyone is invited.
On Sunday 5 November 2017 between 12pm and 4pm you can […]
[ October 14, 2017; 8:15 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Garden Blitz at Mount Lofty
The Botanic Gardens of South Australia’s annual Garden Blitz returns to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden on Saturday 14 October 2017, allowing the public to enjoy a fun morning of gardening and a free barbecue lunch.
Volunteers of all ages and gardening abilities will have the opportunity to contribute to the Garden’s fascinating cool-climate […]
[ October 1, 2017 to October 14, 2017. ]
Wild Imagination is a great alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature at Bonython Park!
Where will your kids spend their school holidays? Wild Imagination’s school holiday events are based entirely outdoors, with some shelter for those wetter days! Kids will hang out in tents instead […]
[ October 8, 2017; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Cubby Town: By the Creek | Nature Play Festival Event
The magic of Nature Play SA’s major Cubby Town event has been packaged into an intimate family cubby building adventure in Belair National Park.
Discover the special creek-side cubby space, beautiful bell tents for reading and loose parts play, create a eucalypt mask, spot local wildlife, and […]
[ October 14, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Explore, play and discover Flinders at SpringFest featuring Nature Play SA
Get your hands dirty this spring and dig around Flinders Uni campus from 10am-3pm on Saturday 14 October 2017. Flinders University and Nature Play SA have cultivated a vast garden of exciting FREE outdoor and interactive activities for the whole family this school holidays.
Located in […]
[ October 1, 2017 to October 15, 2017. ]
The Nature Play Festival is an annual Festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature.
The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more!
Through the Festival, […]
Springtime in the Sunshine!
Have you been dreaming of Springtime…? Dream no longer – it is here! Spring is full of exciting things to see – from the tiniest bud on a tree, to beautiful blossoms, flowers and and birds. There is so much to appreciate outdoors at this time of year. So grab the kids […]
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2017 – Morialta Conservation Park
For September 2017 Nature Play SA and National Parks SA Park have joined together to provide a range of fun and FREE events to be held at various locations within the iconic Morialta Conservation Park.
With the opening of […]
Park of the month for August 2017 is Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun and free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park throughout the month of August 2017.
Puddle Jumpers Juvenile Arthritis Camp 2017
An exciting first camp for youth 8 -18 years living with Juvenile Arthritis.
The Puddle Jumpers Juvenile Arthritis Camp will be held at Clayton Bay Campsite from Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November 2017, and will include a host of fun activities and lots of food and opportunities for amazing […]
Plan a trip to beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden in Blackwood
Located in the pretty Adelaide foothills suburb of Blackwood, Wittunga Botanic Garden is an historic 13-hectare property featuring a vast array of plants and trees, wildlife, open play areas, a lake, seating options and walking trails.
As soon you enter Wittunga Botanic Garden, you’ll instantly hear the delightful […]
SA ROCKS is a little bit of creativity and nature play for kids and parents that live in South Australia. Go hunting for painted rocks in your local park, or paint some and hide for others to find!
Inspiration for SA ROCKS came predominately from the first statewide group WA ROCKS. SA ROCKS then adapted […]
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month for June 2017 is Mount Remarkable National Park.
Mount Remarkable National Park is defined by rugged mountain ranges, dramatic gorges, steep vegetated valleys, and exposed red quartzite cliffs with parts of the landscape dating back to 800 millions years ago. The climate is unique – it is a cross-over […]
Nature Play SA’s Cubby Town is back for the 2017 winter school holidays!
Nature Play SA and National Parks South Australia are teaming up again to bring you the hugely popular cubby building event at the Adventure Playground in Belair National Park on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 July.
Nature players and their families are invited to […]
[ June 10, 2017 to June 12, 2017. ]
Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month June 2017
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Mt Remarkable National Park throughout the month of June. Whether you are camping or live locally, come […]
[ June 27, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Explore this lovely area which features a creek, muddy play area and cubbies.
Kids will hike, balance, explore, socialise and get fresh air! Ideal for walkers up to 5 years old.
Not ideal for prams, good for baby wearing.
There is no cost as there will not be any equipment or activities. This is more of a family […]
Looking for some fun winter inspiration?
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 provides the perfect opportunity to rug up and head outdoors.
So grab the raincoats and gumboots and get […]
[ June 4, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Join in the fun and help Campbelltown Council celebrate World Environment Day at NatureFest 2017!
The City of Campbelltown’s NatureFest 17 will be held in the Denis Morrissey Park behind the Four Paws Dog park along Fourth Creek in Hectorville.
Enjoy a range of nature based activities including:
Nature Play activities
Plant your own vegies/plant
Scavenger hunt […]
[ June 29, 2017; ]
International Mud Day Celebration with Nature Play SA
June 29 is ‘International Mud Day’ and for the third year running Nature Play SA will be joining communities around the world to get dirty, play outdoors, and have LOADS of fun!
In 2017 Nature Play SA will partner with the City of Holdfast Bay to bring Adelaide nature […]
Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the […]
[ May 28, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The theme of this year’s Open Day is “Botanic Gardens Conserving Plants – Our Lives Depend On It”.
Wittunga Botanic Garden will be a hive of activity on Sunday 28 May, with special guided tours, the planting of an endangered Kangaroo Island species, a Nature Play SA kids activity, a plant sale, coffee and cakes and […]
Lowie’s Loop is a 1km children’s exploratory nature play trail that encourages children to get out and explore the natural environment.
Lowie’s Loop in the City of Salisbury was officially opened on October 9th 2016. Children can follow Lowie’s Trail Markers and footprints that are stamped into parts of the subdivision’s concrete footpaths and also enjoy […]
Woorabinda Lake and Reserve | Review
If you’re heading to the hills and looking for somewhere to take the kids that’s close to Stirling, try a leisurely visit to Woorabinda Lake. It is tucked into the side streets of Stirling, next to the Railway line. You can walk down Ethel Street to access the Lake and […]
[ March 26, 2017 to March 27, 2017. April 15, 2017; 9:00 am; April 17, 2017; 9:00 am; April 19, 2017 to April 21, 2017. April 22, 2017; 9:00 am; April 25, 2017; 9:00 am; April 29, 2017; 9:00 am; ]
Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]