Pick your own cherries
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near.
If you love eating lots of cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries at Beerenberg, this […]
Pick your own cherries
[ November 10, 2018 to November 12, 2018. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden
Once again there will be a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.
Click here to read the program of talks
As always, local nurseries will be sharing their knowledge and selling plants.
Beerenberg Strawberry Farm
Beerenberg Farm in the Adelaide Hills dates back to 1839, when the Paech family settled at Hahndorf three years after the state of South Australia was proclaimed. Located in Hahndorf, just 30 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, Beerenberg is a fully family owned and operated strawberry farm which is still run by the same family today.
The current owners, […]
Centennial Park Rose Garden
Centennial Park comes alive in a kaleidoscope of colour.
One of South Australia’s largest rose gardens is alive with a kaleidoscope of colour as their 8000 roses come to life in the stunning botanical gardens of South Australia’s pre-eminent cemetery, Centennial Park. From the revered Mr Lincoln to the much love Peace rose […]
[ November 30, 2018; 8:00 pm; ]
Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema
The Nightmare Before Christmas is coming to Town Park.
The Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema is returning in November for another relaxing evening in the park and screening of a classic movie. Take your friends and family, pillows, blankets and picnic basket, and join Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, as he discovers (and […]
[ October 27, 2018; 8:30 am; ]
The Cleland Blitz is fast approaching and Clealand Wildlife Park are looking for volunteers of all ages who would like to help out for the morning giving their much loved park a tidy up and general make-over.
Tasks include weeding, mulching and general gardening duties. This giant working bee is a great opportunity for people of […]
[ October 20, 2018; ]
Adelaide Beach Clean Up: Sea Shepherd
The Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team are conducting a beach clean up at Seacliff Beach on Sunday 20 October 2018. Go and lend a hand to clean up the beach and protect marine life.
Plastic pollution can seem overwhelming at times, but it doesn’t have to be. There is so much […]
[ October 11, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Nature Festival for Families
Experience the wonderful world of wetlands with the whole family.
Enjoy geocaching, live fish demonstrations, water critter discoveries, make your own DIY herbarium, bush tucker workshops, nature crafts and more. Activities are designed for kids of all ages. Early birds can also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Things to bring include picnic supplies, […]
[ October 6, 2018 to October 31, 2018. ]
Grasslands Trail at Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi
Your kids will love the blend of nature and history in this new city-based discovery trail, where children can explore one of Adelaide’s most unique natural habitats.
The self-guided trail is designed for your children to imagine, observe and explore.
Simply grab a free activity book and follow the signs!
Booklets can be picked […]
[ September 22, 2018; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The very picturesque township of Mt Pleasant will be the backdrop to the 2018 SA Spring Garden Festival which will take place on Saturday 22 September.
Mt Pleasant Farmers Market will partner with the festival, and run in conjunction with extended trading hours to align with those on the festival day.
The SA Spring Garden Festival will […]
[ September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018. ]
Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2018
All are invited to celebrate Onkaparinga River National Park and Onkaparinga River Recreation Park as Park of the Month this September.
These parks offer a diverse range of hiking trails that take you from the rugged Onkaparinga […]
[ October 29, 2018 to November 4, 2018. ]
Adelaide Oval Stadium Golf
Golf is coming to Adelaide Oval! In a first for Australia, Adelaide Oval will be turned into a golfer’s paradise over seven days, from Monday 29 October to Sunday 4 November 2018.
Featuring a nine-hole golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole, longest drive simulator competition and more – all […]
[ September 1, 2018; September 8, 2018; September 15, 2018; September 22, 2018; ]
Wild Explorers in Adelaide
Do you have a curious and inquisitive child under the age of 6 who loves spending time outdoors? Then you have a Wild Explorer!
Gather in the beautiful Southern Adelaide Parklands to play, explore and get a little messy. The Wild Explorers sessions are designed and run by experienced occupational therapists with unstructured […]
[ October 6, 2018; ]
Spring into Flinders; Play, stay & enjoy the day at SpringFest.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience a spring garden of fun, education and entertainment! Held during the October school holidays, they’ve partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.
Register for your free […]
August Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
South Australia’s Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. A beautiful place to explore, the park is a popular destination for mountain bike riding and hiking with an amazing network of new shared-use trails. This month you can […]
[ September 16, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Games, sport, fun and food. Join in the fun at ‘Salisbury Plays’.
Head along to Bridgestone Reserve in Salisbury South on Sunday 16 September to celebrate the arrival of spring. There will be games for the kids and play equipment, so bring a picnic blanket, some lunch and the family and make a day of this […]
[ November 1, 2018; ]
Outdoor Classroom Day
Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime.
In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, almost 200,000 of those were in Australia. Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with […]
Real Life Classroom Competition | Win a Family Outback Trip | Caravan Industry Assoc. of Australia | Closes 10 Aug 2018
[ July 23, 2018 to August 10, 2018. ]
Real Life Classroom Competition
Caravan Industry Association of Australia are holding a competition for inquisitive young people who are keen to discover new places, uncover new facts and loves experiencing the wonders of the great outdoors.
Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s 2017 Real Richness report found that 94% of campers believe camping enables children to engage socially, […]
[ August 5, 2018; 7:30 am; ]
Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series
With 3 courses in 2018, this event will take participants through an amazing mix of scenic pine plantations and native bush – be prepared to see parts of Kuitpo Forest that you have not seen before.
This Kuitpo Forest event is the third race in the 2018 TRSA (Trail Running SA) […]
[ September 2, 2018; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. ]
Father’s Day at Monarto Zoo
Celebrate Father’s Day with FREE entry to Monarto Zoo.
This Father’s Day, you can take dad to Monarto Zoo for FREE* for a fantastic way to celebrate dad’s special day. You can bring your own lunch or book a spot at Monarto Zoo’s slow-cooked BBQ feast – Dads will get in free […]
[ July 29, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
National Tree Day
City of Holdfast Bay is hosting a National Tree Day planting event in the dunes at Seacliff Beach.
The sand dunes are such an important area because they provide valuable habitat for our native animals and act as a buffer / barrier for surrounding areas during storms. By planting 1000 seedlings and revegetating the […]
[ August 10, 2018; 4:00 pm; ]
May Gibbs Garden Opening
You are invited to attend the opening of Carrick Hill’s newest addition to the Children’s Storybook Trail, the May Gibbs Garden. May Gibbs is the Australian English author well-known for her books featuring the gumnut babies Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
Following the formalities there will be storytelling by Janeen Brian and hot chocolates in the […]
National Parks South Australia Park of the Month for July 2018
You’re invited by National Parks South Australia to celebrate Kangaroo Island’s national parks and reserves for Park of the Month this July.
Winter on Kangaroo Island is a great time to take up one of the spectacular walking trails on the Island. From Cape Willoughby in […]
[ July 7, 2018 to July 9, 2018. July 13, 2018 to July 15, 2018. ]
Wild Imagination is a super fun way to get kids outside and into nature without the planning and mess at home!
Wild Imagination has both days for parents to come with their children and get amongst the fun, as well as the full day drop and go sessions for those who need all day care.
Kids will […]
[ August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018. ]
Dirt Wars Survivor
Dirt Wars Survivor is for those who want to get fit and be physically challenged. The course is around 9km long with over 100 obstacles designed to be tough but fun, featuring both natural obstacles alongside manmade challenges.
The aim of the course is to get muddy while having fun with friends and other […]