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Morialta Nature Cafe Review Review by Susannah Marks

Morialta Nature Cafe | Review 2019

Morialta Nature Cafe Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Here’s even more reason to visit Morialta Conservation Park – the Morialta Nature Playground now has its own cafe.
We love getting out and about and exploring the trails at Morialta Conservation Park and spotting koalas and (depending on the weather and how well-rested they are) my kids usually do […]

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Redskin Candy Soft Serve & Fairy Floss Dessert – A Must For Dessert Lovers at Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Redskin Candy Soft Serve, Fairy Floss & Toasted Marshmallow – Dessert Heaven at Gluttony, Adelaide Fringe
If you love a sweet treat, then this will be right up your alley, especially if you’re a fan of soft serve ice cream. Shibui Dessert have a pop up stall at Gluttony this year with these yummy sweets.
The Redskin […]

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Rebel | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

If you’ve got time to squeeze in one more Fringe show this festival, make it ‘Rebel’
★★★★★ 5 Stars
“I want to tart rock up. I don’t want to climb out of my fantasies in order to go up on stage—I want to take them on stage with me.” 
Inspired by these words famously spoken by the  great […]

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Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story
Offering a change of pace and encouraging kids to use their imagination, Inside the Walls is a pop up story book brought to life with handmade puppets and creative story telling.
Staged in one of the smaller Gluttony venues, Ukiyo, this unique story book performance uses sound effects, […]

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Back on Board! | adelaide fringe review 2019

Back on Board! Adelaide Fringe Review 2019
Cheesier than a platter of cubed-cheddar on jatz, ‘Back on Board’ is a night of fun, puns and smooth tunes as you cruise the high seas on this hilarious musical boat of love…
The costumed shipmates, including ‘Dick Bathers’ on keyboard and ‘Leonardo Defrapuccino’ on guitar, all come from a […]

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Orbital + Severed Heads + Guests | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

For one night only we let a couple of Play & Go Dads out to play at The Adelaide Fringe as Orbital and Severed Heads took over the Royal Croquet Club on Sunday night. ★★★★★ 5 Stars
A thick crowd filled the Uni Maths Lawn at Royal Croquet Club for these two iconic electronic acts. A […]

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Baba Yaga | Windmill Theatre Co | Review 2019

Baba Yaga by Windmill Theatre Co | Review
Welcome to the apartment building complex where no noise is allowed, no pets are allowed, no laughing, no barbecues and nothing fun is allowed. This is where Baba Yaga resides and where we are first introduced to Vaselina, the young receptionist. Vaselina is a sweet character, too afraid to […]

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Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams | Adelaide Fringe 2019 Review

Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams
★★★★★ 5 Stars

Circus Abyssinia will have you smiling from beginning to end with their thoroughly enjoyable, visually joyful and uplifting performance. This is definitely a show to put in your top five picks for 2019 if you’re not sure what to go and see yet.
This high energy, vibrant and colourful show will […]

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FINALE – Australian Premiere | Adelaide Fringe 2019 Review

FINALE – Australian Premiere
★★★★★ 5 Stars

Finale’s Australian premiere at the Adelaide Fringe features eight friends from Berlin who combine their various skills and talents to produce a fast paced, highly entertaining 60 minutes the whole family will enjoy.
The stage is set with a wall of cardboard boxes, mirror balls, a caberet corner and props such […]

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Card Ninja – Extreme Fun With Cards | Adelaide Fringe 2019 Review

Card Ninja – extreme fun for all
★★★★★ 5 Stars for unique family fun

New Zealander Javier Jarquin is the funniest and most charming ninja around. Armed with just playing cards he shows just how his extreme card manipulation abilities make him a deadly, but highly entertaining assassin on the stage.
He is not a magician as he […]

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Play Deck Women's & Children's Hospital playground review by Susannah Marks

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review
The playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide is a wonderful facility for patients, and for hospital visitors. Fully enclosed and with enticing, colourful play equipment it’s designed especially with younger children in mind.
There are plenty of interactive features and safe […]

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Yabarra Lights Adelaide Fringe

Yabarra – Gathering of Light | The Most Stunning and Important Light & Sound Display You Need To See | Fringe 2019

Adelaide Fringe Yabarra – Gathering of Light is a spectacular light and sound immersive experience along the River Torrens. This light display is a must see this Fringe.

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Road Trip | Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road: Warrnambool to Melbourne | Review

Road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road – part 2: Warrnambool to Melbourne
The trip from Adelaide to Melbourne takes around 8 hours if you go the inland route. Or you can take the scenic route via the Great Ocean Road – it’ll take you a lot longer and you’ll probably want to break the […]

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Adelaide’s Only Giant Tube Slides | Woodhouse Activity Centre | Review

Tube Sliding Fun for Families
Adelaide’s only tube slides opened on 2 February 2019 at Woodhouse Activity Centre
What exactly is a tube slide you may be wondering? Well, think of a waterslide, but without the water. It’s set up on a hill slope in the beautiful 54 hectare grounds of the Woodhouse Activity Centre, home 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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Brickman Awesome | Adelaide Convention Centre | Review | Jan 2019

Brickman Awesome | Review
Lego fanatics and lego lovers (because, let’s face it, who doesn’t love lego!) will be impressed by the amazing display of skill, workmanship and design in this exhibition of over 30 different constructions.
Each Lego creation has a brief accompanying explanation which tells who designed and made it, how many bricks were used and […]

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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

*** EDITOR’S NOTE: PLAYGROUND CURRENTY CLOSED March – June 2019
Construction of the new nature playground at George T Fisher Reserve is underway – a new nature playground with all ability and inclusive play opportunities, and quirky play areas including an island with bridge access, fisherman’s shack and railway inspired […]

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Lot 100 | Cellar Door & Restaurant | Hay Valley | Review

Lot 100 – Cellar door, Brewery, Distillery and Restaurant
Lot 100 is situated in the Hay Valley, just outside of the township of Nairne and is approximately a 35 minute drive up the freeway from the City of Adelaide. It is surrounded by rolling hills, huge gums and beautiful countryside so it really is a very […]

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Instant Family – Movie Review | In Cinemas 10 Jan 2019

Paramount Pictures presents Instant Family – In Cinemas 10 January 2019
Play & Go Movie Review
Instant Family is a heartwarming insight into the journey of foster care and adoption, based on the writer/director Sean Anders’ own real life experience with his wife.  It’s a look at the trials and tribulations of the many children and couples […]

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Adelaide’s West Beach Parks Resort – A family beach holiday with a pool, slides and more

West Beach Parks Resort
Military Road, West Beach
As soon as I saw the new AquaCove facility at West Beach Barks Resort I knew this would be a great place for a family holiday. It was obvious that kids can happily spend hours and hours here, and that’s exactly what my kids did. The heated pool with […]

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Santa’s Wonderland – Christmas Event in Adelaide | Review

SANTA’S WONDERLAND – THE MOST MAGICAL CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE IN ADELAIDE

At the Adelaide Showground from Friday 7 December to Monday 24 December 2018.

WIN 4 TICKETS TO SANTA’S WONDERLAND: CLICK HERE TO ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY (ENDS TUESDAY 11 DECEMBER 2018)

If you’re looking for some Christmas magic for the family, then Santa’s Wonderland brings it in spades and […]

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Malt Shovel Taphouse review by Susannah Marks

Malt Shovel Taphouse Review | Adelaide Riverbank

Malt Shovel Taphouse Review
The Malt Shovel Taphouse is a new craft beer bar and restaurant perched right on the edge of Adelaide’s Riverbank.
The new venue includes a dedicated restaurant with a food matched menu, and a large outdoor riverside deck which is just the sort of place we’d all like to spend a lazy Friday […]

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Norwood Play Cafe indoor playground review

Norwood Play Cafe Review | Indoor Playground & Cafe at Norwood Swim School

Norwood Play Cafe Review
Indoor playground and cafe at Norwood Swim School
If you’ve got kids who swim at Norwood Swim School then no doubt you’ll have spent plenty of time at the Norwood Play Café enjoying a coffee while your kids have their lessons, or ducking in to grab a treat after your kid’s swimming lessons. […]

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Angus Neill Reserve Playground | Seacliff | Review

Angus Neill Reserve Playground Review
The new playground at Angus Neill Reserve, on The Esplanade in Seacliff was officially opened in September 2018, and our playground reviewers reckon this beautiful seaside park is well worth a visit.
Review by Susannah Marks
You’ll find Angus Neill Reserve just over the road from beautiful Seacliff Beach. It’s a gorgeous spot […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries | Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf | November to April

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, […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide Aerial Adventure Park in the City | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, and it’s right in the Adelaide city park lands.
Here’s what you need to know about TreeClimb
TreeClimb offers adventure seekers 7 elevated tree walk courses, plus zip lines, within the 16,000 sqm zone setting of Kurrangga Park. It’s suitable for ages 3 years and over, above 100cm […]

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Ruby Chocolate | Where to Buy | Adelaide | Oct 2018

Ruby Chocolate – where to buy and try in Adelaide.
If you are a chocolate lover, you would already have heard about Ruby chocolate, the first new type of chocolate to be discovered in 80 years.
Ruby Chocolate is derived from the Ruby Cocoa Bean and was developed by the Belgian chocolate company, Callebaut. Even though it […]

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Roy Marten Reserve Playground | Taperoo | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Review

Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide)
Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on Military Road)
Review by Baby and Toddler Destinations Adelaide and Play & Go Adelaide
The Roy Marten Reserve, near Port Adelaide, has just had a $3.7M redevelopment and the new play space has officially opened in August 2018. The […]

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Latitude 18+ ‘Big Kids Take Over’ | Aug 2018 | Review

Latitude Big Kids Takeover | Review
For anyone who has ever spent time sitting in the Latitude cafe wondering why the kids get to have all the fun – this one’s for you.
Getting ready for a Saturday night out without the kids usually involves a little bit of makeup, some fancy shoes and possibly some panadol […]

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MOD. Museum | University of South Australia | Review | July 2018

MOD at the University of South Australia – New Futuristic Museum
MOD. at the University of South Australia is a new museum located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”. It has been […]

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Cubby Town 2018 | Nature Play SA | Review

Cubby Town 2018 | Review
Nature Play SA’s Cubby Town is an annual event held under the huge red gums near the adventure playground at Belair National Park. The event is held to encourage families and kids to get outside, play in nature and create lovely family memories.
On the day we attended, the sun was shining and families […]

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Mission: Impossible -Fallout | Is it suitable for kids? | Movie Review

Mission: Impossible – Fallout
In cinemas Thursday 2 August 2018 in Australia
It’s known for being one of the best ongoing action series out there and this sixth installation is maybe the most spectacular.
Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt is back again with his team of good guys, the Impossible Mission Force (IMF), with Luther (Ving Rhames), Benji […]

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East Terrace Glover Playground Review by Susannah Marks

East Terrace Glover Playground in Adelaide | Review 2018

East Terrace Glover Playground Review – July 2018
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide | Ityamai-itpina Park 15
Our little playground testers were delighted to have a chance to try out the cool new playground equipment at Park 15 Glover Playground East Terrace. It’s officially open to the public now.
We think the City of Adelaide has done […]

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Pink! Adelaide Concert | Beautiful Trauma Tour 2018 | Review

Pink wows Adelaide
Pink’s Beautiful Trauma Tour entertained Adelaide fans with four sell-out shows at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
That tells you straight away how popular she is.  Her concerts have always received raved reviews and once you experience one you can totally understand why. Our first Pink concert experience totally lived up to all the hype. […]

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Selfie Coffee or Put Your Face on Your Hot Chocolate

Fancy seeing your kids, or your own face, on your coffee or hot chocolate? You can now get a selfie coffee here in Adelaide.
Coffee art has just gone to the next level. When a friend told us about this we had to go check it out for ourselves. Sure enough, you CAN get your photo […]

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Fraser Reserve Myrtle Bank Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank | Playground Review

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank
Playground Review
A splash of green in the quiet suburban streets of Myrtle Bank, Fraser Reserve is a pleasant place to relax with your small people.  It’s right in between Portrush Road and Cross Road, and unless you’re a local, or you were driving through Myrtle Bank you’d never know it was there. […]

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Incredibles 2 Movie Review | In Cinemas 14 Jun 2018

Incredibles 2 Movie Review
Fans have waited a long time for the sequel to the 2004 Incredibles movie and will not be disappointed by this fun, action-packed movie which is absolutely fantastic.
The storyline picks up from where the first Incredibles movie ended and within minutes we see the Parr family united, using their amazing superpowers to […]

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The High Tea Party | Adelaide Review | 2018

The High Tea Party 2018 | Adelaide Review
The High Tea Party has been designed to allow women to spend time with their special friends or family and to indulge in some time out from ordinary life while enjoying lovely food and fashion in a luxurious hotel.
The High Tea Party is an experience and there were […]

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Adelaide Glover Playground East Re-development | See how it’s progressing

Glover Playground East Ityamai-itpina Park 15  |  Progress Pics
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide
Check out what’s happening at the Glover East new playspace in Adelaide.
The Glover Playground East has been closed for a couple of years so it’s great to see the new playspace progressing along now.   As well as nature play elements, the concept […]

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