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We’re Hiring | Review Playgrounds & Shows for Play & Go

We’re looking for writers to review playgrounds and shows for Play & Go
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, Play & Go is the original and longest running independent source for family inspiration […]

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We’re Hiring at Play & Go | Business Development Manager – Position Available

Business Development Manager
We are seeking a part-time Business Development Manager to join the small Play & Go team, dedicated to selling advertising options across all our platforms.
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established in 2011, […]

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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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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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The Choir of Man – A Rollicking Good Time | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

A rollicking night out with mates at the local pub, ‘The Jungle’, with singing, dancing – and beer!
★★★★★ Rollicking fun – slick, but full of heart
Some pubs have sports teams, this one has a choir. This is no ordinary stage either. It’s a pretty authentic pub – with a real, working beer tap. If you […]

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Fringe Tribute to Rock Star Academy

Tribute to Rock by Star Academy | Adelaide Fringe 2019 Review

Tribute to Rock by Star Academy is high energy fun, with songs that will have you bopping in your seat.
Tribute to Rock is a high energy rock dance concert with wonderful dancing and singing and packed with so much fun. The stage is electric with enthusiasm from these 28 young talented performers aged from 8 […]

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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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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Family-Friendly Shows | 2019

The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia.
The beauty of an open-access arts festival as unique as the Adelaide Fringe is that anyone with a show, exhibition or cultural event is able […]

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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
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Heron Way Reserve Playground Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground | Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground – Hallett Cove
The major upgrade of Heron Way Reserve has taken place and is now open for play as of November 2018. It features a new playground, commemorative space, fitness equipment and picnic facilities. It is adjacent to Grand Central Avenue Reserve.
Most of the playground is under large shade sails, making […]

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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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City of Adelaide’s Best Playspaces

The City’s Best Playspaces
The Adelaide Park Lands are home to unique playspaces where kids and families can be active and let their imaginations run wild. We’ve compiled a list to make it quick and easy to pick a city playground that will please kids of all ages and abilities.

Bonython Playspace
The Bonython Activity Hub is larger […]

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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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Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground Now Open | Aug 2018

City of Marion’s newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind […]

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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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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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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide | 2018

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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Marshmallow Park Playspace Adelaide | Playground Review

Marshmallow Park Playspace Upgrade | Review
Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide
by Susannah Marks
Marshmallow Park has recently undergone a major facelift and the new playground has plenty of great new features to offer. It officially re-opened on 29 April 2018.
Alongside the more traditional play elements like the swings and slide there are also some interactive nature play elements […]

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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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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 “Mukanthi” 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 design incorporating […]

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SA ROCKS | Paint a Rock! Find a Rock! | Creative & Nature Play for Kids

SA ROCKS
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 […]

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Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review

Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground | Review

“Enchanted Garden” Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Shortlisted for the first ever “Australia’s Best Playground” competition this is a beautiful playground with an Enchanted Garden theme and plenty of nature play opportunities. Our playground testers give it the big thumbs-up so if you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s fun for kids of all ages, […]

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Leicester Street Playground Review

Leicester Street Playground Review | one of our top picks for playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide

Leicester Street Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s perfect for toddlers or smaller kids, then check out Leicester Street Playground in Parkside. It’s one of our top picks for playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide and we hope you’ll love it too.
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street in Parkside this […]

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Best Ice Cream Places in Adelaide: Scroll ice cream flavours

Where Are the Best Ice Cream Places Around Adelaide?

 
Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream Places Around Adelaide
I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream!
Here at Play & Go we love our ice-cream – especially in the warmer months, but a bit of cold weather doesn’t stop us eating it during Winter too.  We love it so much we thought […]

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Glenelg Foreshore Playspace | Glenelg | Review

Glenelg Foreshore Playspace | Glenelg | Review
The foreshore of Glenelg has long been a place for visitors and locals alike to visit with the historical jetty, eateries and attractions, but the new $1.3M Glenelg Foreshore Playspace has given this area a new purpose. It’s a great place for families to stop and enjoy the atmosphere, and to […]

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The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide

The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide
We asked our readers to tell us about their favourite playgrounds around Adelaide which are suitable for toddlers or little ones under 5 years old.
For peace of mind, we generally love fully fenced playgrounds for this age group and having some shade is always very handy.
Here is a list of […]

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Jubilee Park | Onkaparinga Wooden Fort Adventure Playground | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park, by the Onkaparinga River in Port Noarlunga, is without doubt, the best playground in the south of Adelaide.
A maze of wonderful wooden constructions consisting of multiple layers and levels for kids of all ages.  There is no limit to the imagination with this playground – play, climb, explore, hide, slide, swing…the fun and games are endless.
The […]

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Adelaide’s Indoor Play Centres & Cafes

Adelaide’s Indoor Play Centres and cafes
Indoor Play Cafes in Adelaide
Rainy days. Scorching hot days. There are times when it’s just not practical to play outside, but kids need somewhere to burn off energy without running around the living room!
Play centres, play cafes and indoor activity centres are perfect for keeping kids entertained. Most also have […]

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Tusmore Park | Wading Pool & More | Review

Tusmore Park Wading Pool
Tusmore Park is a charming place to visit and is a firm favourite of ours.
It is a picturesque spot with beautiful tall trees that offer shade; open grassy spaces; the creek; well maintained tennis courts; bbq and toilet facilities and the very popular wading pool.

Tusmore Park Playground
The playground at Tusmore Park is […]

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Mars Bar Slice Recipe | Chewy Chocolate Treat

Mars Bar Slice is an old favourite which is always a winner at parties or anytime you need a sweet treat.
Crispy Rice Bubbles in a rich and chewy, chocolate-caramel mixture with chocolate icing on top – sounds moreish doesn’t it?
What You Need
Ingredients for Mars Bar Layer
♥  1 Bag of fun size Mars Bars (216g) or […]

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Adelaide’s Top Parks & Playgrounds

Adelaide has many wonderful adventure parks and playgrounds suitable for all ages, and offer an array of different challenges.
Some are well kept secrets while others are exploding with activity on a regular basis. Playing outside on various types of structures provides children with both physical and mental stimulation. Kids love to run around outside, they […]

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