Whale Time Playtime Festival | Victor Harbor | 27 May 2018

Whale Time Playtime Festival

Celebrate the start of the whale season at the Whale Time Playtime Festival at Warland Reserve.

Whale Time Playtime Festival is a unique children’s winter festival, celebrating the start of the annual whale season each year. Warland Reserve comes alive as a winter wonderland with a full day of live performances, fun-filled activities, music, workshops and art.

Each year, Southern Right Whales, and the occasional passing Humpback Whale travel from the cold waters of Antarctica to the protected coastal waters of the Encounter Bay Marine Park on the Fleurieu Peninsula, to mate and give birth. The main goal of the Whale Time PlayTime Festival is to raise awareness among families and educate children in fun and interesting ways about the 

  • The annual whale season in South Australia
  • Whale-watching and nature-based tourism activities in South Australia
  • South Australia’s Marine Parks
  • Ocean Conservation
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Animal Conservation
  • Waste Reduction
  • Active Community Participation

There will be a range of activities on offer including:

  • African Drumming Workshop
  • CirKidz Performance and Workshop
  • Sea Shepherd Steve Irwin Exhibit Guided Tours
  • Tram Barn Disco
  • Dance Workshops
  • Bubble Show & Yard Party
  • Nature Play Space
  • Art Dome
  • MFS Fire Truck
  • CFS Truck & Smokey the Koala
  • Face Painting
  • Kondoli the Inflatable Whale
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Fun on the Run
  • Bouncing castle
  • Bouncing Worm
  • Carousel Ride
  • Giant Kite Display
  • Arts & Craft sessions upstairs in the Whale Centre
  • Free entry to the SA Whale Centre all day
  • 2-for-1 tickets on the Horse Drawn Tram all day

Activities are included with entry fee.

Gates open at 10am until 4pm with plenty on offer inside the festival gates. There will be pram parking and a mobile parenting room on-site plus plenty of parking available nearby and food and coffee to buy.

Tickets: $6 per person | $20 for a family of 4 (+ booking fees online)

Online ticket sales close 25 May 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are also available at the gate from 10am on the day with cash or EFTPOS accepted.



For more information and all enquiries please visit the Whale Time Playtime Festival website here or the Whale Time Playtime Festival Facebook event page here

What Whale Time Playtime Festival 

When: Sunday 27 May 2018 | 10am – 4pm

Where:  Warland Reserve | Victor Harbor

Who: Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Whale Time Playtime Facebook event page & Whale Time Playtime Festival website


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