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25 Family Friendly Things to do in Adelaide during Autumn 2018 | Nature Play SA

25 Family Friendly Things to do in Adelaide during Autumn
Adelaide may have had a hotter than usual start to Autumn this year, but as the nights get cooler and the days become mild yet sunny, it’s time to take advantage of the glorious weather!
Nature Play SA have a fabulous list of 25 Things to do […]

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Marshmallow Playspace Re-opening | New Pelzer Park/Pityarilla Activity Hub | 29 Apr 2018

[ April 29, 2018; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The new Pelzer Park/Pityarilla Activity Hub, including the Marshmallow Playspace, is opening on Sunday 29 April 2018
You are invited to join the City of Adelaide to celebrate the opening of the new Pelzer Park / Pityarilla Activity Hub. Explore the space while enjoying live music, face painting and food trucks.
The Pelzer Park / Pityarilla Activity Hub […]

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Joe Wells Reserve | New Nature Play Space | Netley | Opened Feb 2018

The Joe Wells Reserve project in Netley is now complete and ready for play!
Located on Comet Avenue in Netley, the new look play space is the result of a collaboration between Climbing Tree, Dirtwork Landscapes, Netley Kindergarten and the City of West Torrens.  A little gem in the hidden back streets, the reserve features a collection […]

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Payneham Oval Playground Review

Payneham Oval Playground | Adelaide Playgrounds | Review

Payneham Oval Playground
Another addition to the Adelaide playgrounds we love
This is one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide and if you haven’t discovered it, we think it’s well worth a trip. Kids of all ages will love Payneham Oval Playground – there’s heaps to keep them busy and the play equipment is designed to be […]

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Livvi's Place Marion Touched by Olivia Foundation

Livvi’s Place Marion | Hendrie Street Reserve | Touched by Olivia Foundation | Building Inclusion Through Play

Livvi’s Place Marion, Hendrie Street Reserve, Park Holme
The Touched by Olivia Foundation together with the City of Marion, the South Australian Government and with the support of Channel Nine are building the State’s first inclusive playspace, Livvi’s Place Marion.
Livvi’s Place will be located at Hendrie Street Reserve, Park Holme, in the City of Marion, South […]

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Loxton Playground

Loxton Pioneer Playground | Riverland, South Australia | Review

Loxton Pioneer Playground – Riverland, South Australia
Playground Review
If you are in the Riverland, it’s worth making a stop at one of the best playgrounds in South Australia. In the little town of Loxton on the Murray River, you’ll find this gem – the Loxton Pioneer Playground, which was opened in February 2015.  It’s full of […]

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New Mountain Bike Trails | O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park | Opens Dec 2017

O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park’s New Mountain Bike Trails
The new mountain bike trails at O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park are now open, just in time for the Summer school holidays.
O’Halloran Hill boasts a new range of mountain bike trails suitable for all abilities.  The trails are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced.
You can cycle your way through […]

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SA Councils for the Swings, Rides & Slides | Find out what services your local council provides to your community

Got plans for the weekend? What about taking the kids (or grand-kids) to the playground?
Kicking a ball around at the park and throwing a few snags on the public BBQ? Or grabbing your bathers for a dip in the local pool?
South Australian councils maintain thousands of parks and playgrounds across the State for the enjoyment of […]

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New Vision for Cleland Wildlife Park – Cable Cars, Tree Top Walk, Hotel, Restaurant & More

A new vision for Cleland Wildlife Park was launched today, with exciting ideas to make this much loved South Australian park an “an international, world-class visitor destination”.
The focus would be on conservation, education and entertainment, with a bit of adventure thrown in too.

While continuing its focus as a wildlife park, new features such as a […]

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Thalassa Park Playground Opening | City of Onkaparinga | Nov 2017

A $320,000 playground is set to be opened in Thalassa Park in Aberfoyle Park this month, ready for the summer school holidays.
The new playground will be nature play orientated with a tunnel slide, climbing logs, boardwalk and a significant bespoke item from Germany, all designed to keep the kids interested and engaged.
Thalassa Park and Gardens […]

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Adelaide Himeji Garden | South Terrace | Review

 
Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city.  The Garden represents an important example of contemporary Japanese garden design and is meticulously maintained and beautifully presented.
Established in 1985 in celebration of Adelaide’s sister city partnership with the ancient city of Himeji in […]

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New Outdoor Cafe – Kiosk on 16 | Victoria Park | Nov 2017

A new cafe has just opened in the north east corner of Victoria Park – Kiosk on 16
After years of renovating the heritage listed building that sits along side the Britannia roundabout, Kiosk on 16 quietly opened their doors last weekend.  With fresh landscaping and plenty of shade, the small outdoor cafe can be found […]

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Easy Bushwalk for Kids – Eurilla Track Mt Lofty | Review

 An easy bushwalk for kids – Eurilla Track to Mt Lofty Summit
Has your family ever had those days when everyone is feeling a little frustrated at being cooped up, the telly has been on too long and you’re all a little fidgety? We find a bush walk makes everyone feel happier and calmer in our […]

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Ridge Park | Open Space, Playgrounds and Outdoor Recreation | Myrtle Bank | Review

The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.

At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball courts, outdoor fitness […]

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New Playground in Semaphore Park | Point Malcolm Reserve | Open Day 21 Oct 2017

Another New Playground for Adelaide Families – Semaphore Park’s Newest Playground Opens
The upgrade to Point Malcolm Reserve playground on Military Road has been completed and it looks fantastic. There are play spaces designed for kids of all ages.
There are these climbing frames with a double lookout below joined by a net crossing and big slide. […]

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Keith Playground | Family Road Trip Stop When Driving Between Adelaide and Melbourne | Review

The Adelaide to Melbourne drive is a long one with around eight hours of driving. However if you break it up with a few fun stops it’s actually a pretty good road trip for families.
One of the favourite stops along the way is the Keith Playground. The reason why? It’s because of this classic metal […]

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National Parks SA Park of the Month | Morialta Conservation Park | Sept 2017

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 […]

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New Morialta Conservation Park Nature Playground Open for Play

The new Morialta Conservation Park Playground is ready for play, and it’s pretty amazing.
Morialta Playground “Muka Muka Rrinthi” is at the Morialta Recreation Area – Stradbroke Road, Woodforde (map)
We’ve been very excited since we saw the concept plans months ago for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park. It promised to delight children with a […]

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Unley Oval Hilltop Playground | New Playground Open

The City of Unley has opened their new Hilltop Playground at Unley Oval.
The new playground replaces the old pirate ship and is found at the corner of Frederick Street and Trimmer Terrace at the top of Unley Oval.  The new play space is jungle themed and includes a 5-metre tower with great views from the […]

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Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground

Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground | Review

 
Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground
This is a fabulous inclusive playspace set in a family-friendly reserve and a great spot for a day out.
Review by Susannah Marks
The City of Charles Sturt and WillPlay have come together to create this inclusive play space at Allenby Gardens Reserve. With custom-designed equipment by Willplay SA, this is their first wheelchair accessible play […]

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Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve Playground Review

Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve Matilda’s Playground | Stepney | Review

Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve Matilda’s Playground
Looking for some green space and a safe, fenced playground for your little ones? Dunstone Grove (also known as Linde Reserve) is a fabulous destination.
Review by Susannah Marks
Just over the road from the Avenues Shopping Centre in Stepney, Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve has something to interest kids of all ages from toddlers […]

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Onkaparinga River National Park | National Parks SA Park of the Month | August 2017

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.
Whether […]

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Wittunga Botanic Garden | Blackwood | Review

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 […]

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Guided Bus Tour of Belair National Park | 16 Jul 2017

[ July 16, 2017; ]  

Guided Bus Tour of Belair National Park
Discover Belair National Park from the comfort of a mini bus by registering for a FREE guided bus tour on Sunday 16 July.

Access areas of the park that are only accessible to rangers and take in the spectacular city views from Queens Jubilee Drive and sights that you cannot see […]

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Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park | NEW Playground Upgrade | Review

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park – New Playground Upgrade June 2017
The City of Mitcham’s fun new playground upgrade means there’s something to interest all ages
Tucked away on a suburban street in Cumberland Park, this is a great place to go to let the kids run off steam. It’s a fabulous open space the whole family can enjoy and […]

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