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Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground in Sheidow Park – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park has undergone a recent transformation and is looking fantastic!
There is an official public opening on Sunday 28 August 2022, from 10am – 12pm which will include a free sausage sizzle, face painting and ‘Come and Try’ sessions […]

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Science Alive 2022 | Adelaide Showground | Review

By Claire Davill
Science Alive! Adelaide is back for 2022, with plenty to see and do for kids of all ages. There’s enough here to keep you entertained and thinking for a whole day.
Science Alive is one of Australia’s premier science and technology expos, with displays, activities, challenges and shows to suit all ages.
The pavilion is […]

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Christopher Grove Reserve | O’Halloran Hill

Christopher Grove Reserve in O’Halloran Hill
Can you keep a secret? We have found out where the fairies live!
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you have a little one who loves elves and fairies, then the City of Marion’s gorgeous Christopher Grove Reserve at O’Halloran Hill is the perfect place to visit.
Let their imaginations run wild as they […]

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Cheers Lily | Mediterranean Dining in Brooklyn Park | Review

Cheers Lily – Brooklyn Park – Review
A family friendly Mediterranean restaurant in Adelaide’s Brooklyn Park.
Ever wanted to try something different but not sure if the kids will be happy? Cheers Lily they have all the kids favourites eg pizza, pasta, nuggets and chips etc served with a pop top juice at very reasonable prices. Very […]

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Ouchhh Studio: Wisdom of AI Light | Illuminate Adelaide 2022 | Review

Ouchhh Studio: Wisdom of AI Light | Review

Ouchhh Studio’s Wisdom of AI Light is one of the highlights of Illuminate Adelaide’s exciting annual winter festival. It’s a 30 minute immersive wave of art, data, swirling patterns, shapes, light and colour all fused into a mesmerising sensory feast that sweeps around the walls and floors.

The concept […]

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Family-Friendly Holiday in Whyalla, South Australia | Review

Family-Friendly Holiday in Whyalla, South Australia – Review
Where the Outback meets the sea … From a glass-bottom boat tour to see giant cuttlefish to perusing a suburban Elvis Presley Museum, Whyalla sure doesn’t disappoint. 
by Carla Caruso
Whyalla wasn’t a place I’d thought about visiting for a short break before. But after venturing there for a snorkel […]

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CuttleFest Snorkel Tour by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries – Review

CuttleFest Snorkel Tour by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | Review
CuttleFest celebrates the annual winter congregation of thousands of giant cuttlefish for breeding near Whyalla. And you can get up-close to the unique, world-class phenomenon on a guided snorkelling tour.
by Carla Caruso
Swimming with cuttlefish had never been on my bucket list.
Not until I tried a guided snorkelling […]

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Charlie’s Diner | Kid Friendly Buffet | Brighton Metro Hotel

Charlie’s Diner at Brighton Metro Hotel – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Do you have fussy eaters or are tired of trying to please everyone at mealtime? Then grab the family and go and check out Brighton Metro Hotel, because buffets are back and better than ever!
Charlie’s Diner at Brighton Metro Hotel is the perfect place to take […]

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The Food Barr Cafe | Mawson Lakes | Review

The Food Barr Cafe – Mawson Lakes – Review
Organise to catch up in Mawson Lakes without the hustle and bustle of Main Street at The Food Barr Cafe.
This family run business has all your brunch and lunch favourites, gluten free options and ready made rolls, wraps, slices and sweets.   They make great coffees with your […]

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Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe | Happy Valley

Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe at Happy Valley – Review
By Jo Parkinson
If you are looking for a way for your little ones to burn some energy, let them run loose at Lollipop’s Playland & Café!
There are three locations you can find Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe in Adelaide: Golden Grove, Croyden and Happy Valley. We enjoyed a […]

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Freedom Park Liberty Playground | Two Wells

Freedom Park Liberty Playground in Two Wells – Review
By Claire Davill
This is a playground worth the drive from Adelaide! There’s plenty here to keep kids occupied for a long time. Our playground tester (six years old) ranked this playground a “10 out of 10!”
The Liberty Playground in Freedom Park is part of a $1.2 billion residential development […]

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Syd Jones Reserve Playground | Firle

Syd Jones Reserve Playground in Firle | Review
By Claire Davill
From hills and holes to bouncing and bouldering, Syd Jones Reserve playground is a hidden gem in the eastern suburbs.
Hidden away in a quiet residential area of Firle, Syd Jones Reserve playground has a lot to offer. The central play area contains a big climbing frame […]

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California Reserve Playground | Craigmore

California Reserve Playground in Craigmore – Review
By Claire Davill
California Reserve in Craigmore has undergone a massive upgrade, as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. There’s plenty to do here, from a fabulous playground to a basketball court, plenty of open lawn and exercise equipment.
The upgrade provides a variety of playground equipment to […]

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The Paddocks Adventure Playground | Para Hills West | Review

The Paddocks Adventure Playground | Para Hills West | Review
This new playground offers plenty of equipment for kids of all ages and abilities, with huge play towers, water play, and a unique interactive code-breaking play pad.
Constructed as part of the Paddocks Masterplan, this is a large playground with lots to keep kids occupied. Nestled in […]

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Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo 2022 | Review

Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo 2022 | Review
By Claire Davill 
Light Creatures is back at Adelaide Zoo for it’s second year as part of the Illuminate Adelaide festival.
The event is largely similar to last year, but with a few additions and changes that really enhance the experience.

Light Creatures is a spectacular display of giant illuminated lanterns […]

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Burdell Reserve Playground | Elizabeth Downs | Review

Burdell Reserve Playground | Elizabeth Downs | Review
By Claire Davill
A quiet, picturesque playground with lots of climbing opportunities in the heart of the northern suburbs.
Burdell Reserve is a wonderfully quiet, shaded park that has recently undergone extensive upgrades as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. With lots of new play equipment, landscaping […]

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Willison-Goodman Playground | Elizabeth South | Review

Willison-Goodman Playground | Elizabeth South | Review
By Claire Davill
A tiny little park with a surprising amount to do!
Willison-Goodman Playground is the smallest of the parks to receive an upgrade as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project, but there’s still plenty of features to explore here.
The park connects two quiet residential streets and […]

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Davoren Park Playground | Mandeville Reserve | Review

Davoren Park Playground | Mandeville Reserve | Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away in a residential area is this cute little park with a cute little playground, mural fence and a few facilities.
Mandeville Road Playground has been recently upgraded as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. Some new play equipment, landscaping and a picnic […]

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Minions: The Rise of Gru – Review | In Cinemas 23 Jun 2022

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Minions: The Rise of Gru – In Cinemas 23 June 2022
This June, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old’s dream to become the world’s greatest supervillain, in Minions: The Rise of Gru.
In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and […]

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Seaside Park Playground | Moana | Review

Seaside Park Playground Moana | Review
By Jo Parkinson
Ahoy, me hearties! Come aboard the pirate ship at Moana’s newest playground, Seaside Park. This treasure in the south is just waiting to be explored!
The playground is located on a large block in part of a new housing estate and is suitable for children of all ages. […]

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Bounce Greenacres

BOUNCE Greenacres | Indoor Adventure Playground | Review

Latitude Greenacres has joined the BOUNCE tribe!
by Sharon Harrington
Latitude Greenacres is now a part of the BOUNCE Tribe! Never fear, it still has all the same great activities you’ve come to expect and they will add their Freestyle Academy skills training courses to the mix in term four.
For those that haven’t yet ventured to this […]

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Belair National Park Adventure Playground | Review

Belair National Park Adventure Playground Review
Review by Claire Davill
The Adventure Playground in Belair National Park is an oldie but a goodie, with plenty of old-school play equipment and space to run, ride and explore. The equipment is showing its age but has obviously stood the test of time and still provides plenty of adventure for […]

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The Dutch Pantry | Klemzig | Eating out with Kids Review

The Dutch Pantry – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Welkom in de Nederlandse pantry!
You don’t have to travel to Europe to dine in a cute little Dutch café… there is one located right here in Adelaide! The Dutch Pantry on O.G Road at Klemzig has recently had a make-over, and it’s worth checking out. I enjoyed a visit […]

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Symons & Symons Reserve | Community Park in Glenside

Symons & Symons Reserve in Glenside
A lovely little pocket of grass, picnic facilities and numerous sporting options for kids.
Tucked away on the corner of Conyngham Street and Cator Street in Glenside is Symons & Symons Reserve, a small space that fits in an impressive number of recreational facilities. Fully fenced with child lock gates, the reserve […]

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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide

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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Frozen musical Adelaide

Frozen the Musical | Adelaide Review | 2022

Frozen the Musical Adelaide Review
Frozen the Musical has arrived in Adelaide and it’s a huge thrill to welcome this world class Broadway musical production to our city.
 
The stage production is of course adapted from the much loved movie Frozen which was released in 2013. Maybe you’ve watched it a hundred times with your children since […]

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Top Gun: Maverick | Movie Review | In Cinemas 26 May 2022

Top Gun: Maverick Movie Review – Is it OK for kids?
Strap in for what is bound to be one of the biggest movies for 2022.  The need for speed is back again in a huge way!
Top Gun: Maverick is a spectacular edge-of-your-seat blockbuster which is thrilling one minute, yet tender the next. It is a […]

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SIX the Musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide | Until 12 June 2022 | Review

 
SIX the Musical | Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide – Review
For just three weeks, this sassy, pop-fuelled musical is taking over Her Majesty’s Theatre. The focus? The ill-fated, six wives of Henry VIII. 
by Carla Caruso
Could there be a more interesting concept?
The tragic tales of the six wives of Henry VIII – Britain’s Tudor King – are […]

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Okami Restaurant | Japanese Dining in Adelaide

Okami Restaurant in Adelaide – Review
Okami Japanese all you can eat restaurant is perfect for family friendly dining.
Who else loves Japanese food or would like to try it without feeling overwhelmed? Now you can choose anything off the menu and give everything a try.
Okami Restaurant was founded in March 2013 in Hampton, Melbourne and now has […]

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The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour Adelaide

The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour | Review

The OG Wiggles Reunion Tour – Review 2022
What an amazing reunion concert by The Original The Wiggles – so good to see Greg, Jeff, Murray & Anthony, along with all their friends, back together on stage performing all the songs we know and love.
About 15 years ago we took our now Miss 17 to her […]

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SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review

SA Medieval Fair | Paracombe | Review
You’ll find knights, archery, jousting, unicorns and medieval entertainment, food and drink for all ages at the SA Medieval Fair. The SA Medieval Fair, organised by SA Medieval Fair Inc. runs for two days early in May each year.
Historically the fair has been held at Gumeracha, but from 2022 […]

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Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review

Little Picassos: School Holiday Classes & Events | Glenelg, Hyde Park, Magill | Review
Little Picassos run a variety of art classes throughout the year, from ongoing term-based classes to single drop-in (or drop-and-go for older kids) school holiday program classes. They also run classes for special events, like Mothers Day and Easter.
Classes are kept small […]

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Harvest Mylor Café | Review

Harvest Mylor Café
This charming Adelaide Hills café is very popular with locals who visit for the relaxed hills atmosphere, fantastic coffee and amazing food. It’s the perfect spot to sit outside under the dappled shade and enjoy good quality locally sourced, fresh food.
Mylor is a charming little town in the Adelaide Hills, located only 10 […]

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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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Hahndorf Farm Barn – Family Fun in the Adelaide Hills

Hahndorf Farm Barn – Adelaide Hills
By Jo Parkinson

Escape to the country at Hahndorf Farm Barn! With plenty of animals, fresh air, and fun to be had, pack yourselves a picnic and spend a day on the farm. If that’s not enticing enough, there are two brand new attractions to check out: mini ride-on hydraulic powered […]

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The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there is […]

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Sidewood Restaurant | Kids Nature Play Area | Adelaide Hills | Review

Sidewood Restaurant – Family Friendly Dining in the Adelaide Hills
Set amongst towering gums in the most picturesque hills setting, Sidewood Restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all year round.  The largest certified sustainable winery in the Adelaide Hills and located just off the freeway in Hahndorf less than 30 minutes from Adelaide, Sidewood is […]

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Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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the very hungry caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show | CDP Theatre Producers | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Review
By Jo Parkinson
‘In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.’
This would have to be one of the most recognised first lines of a children’s book in the world. Published in 1969 and selling nearly 50 million copies, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle […]

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Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park | North Adelaide | Review

Bunyip Trail at John E. Brown Park, North Adelaide – Review
Have you taken your kids on the interactive Bunyip Trail? If you’re looking to entertain them during the school holidays – or if you just love nature or books – it could be just the ticket.
by Carla Caruso

You probably know about the manicured parts of Bonython […]

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