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The Big Rocking Horse, Toy Factory & Wildlife Park | Gumeracha

January 13, 2023
The Big Rocking Horse, Toy Factory & Wildlife Park at Gumeracha
Situated in the pretty town of Gumeracha in the Adelaide Hills and only 40 minutes from Adelaide you will find Australia’s number one ‘Big Aussie Icon’ The Big Rocking Horse, as judged by wotif.com.au.  Standing out for all to see in red and white, this is […]

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Narnu Farm on Hindmarsh Island | Family Weekend Away | Review

Narnu Farm
Narnu Farm on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula is the perfect location for a idyllic weekend getaway or short holiday.
Designed with families and children in mind, this quaint coastal destination provides a taste of country living in a safe, quiet environment.  The spacious working farm setting greets you as you drive up the dirt road towards your chosen self contained […]

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Monarto Safari Park Adventure | Open Range Animal Sanctuary | Review

Monarto Safari Park
Monarto Safari Park is a 1,500 hectare open range sanctuary (one of the largest open range zoos in the world) with internationally renowned breeding programs for rare and endangered species.
Explore Monarto Safari Park on the Zu-loop shuttle bus
At the Park, you can travel on the Zu-loop shuttle bus service or via the walking […]

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Rymill Park Boat Shed and Kiosk | Adelaide Park Lands

Rymill Park Boat Shed and Kiosk
It’s a warm, clear sunny day, a light breeze is in the air and it’s just too nice a day to stay inside!  There is no better place to take the family for an easy day out than Rymill Park in the city’s Eastern Parklands.
You can arrive by foot, bike or car depending on where you live […]

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Weekend Family Flicks @ Event Cinemas

Event Cinemas show a family friendly movie every Saturday and Sunday from 10.00am.  Shown at the Marion Megaplax cinema complex, movies can vary between G and PG, so it’s best to check what is showing before making plans.  Tickets can be booked in advance online or purchased on the day at the ticket box (there is a booking fee online).  The […]

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Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla | Play & Picnic in the City | Review

Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla
Located between Adelaide Botanic Garden and the Adelaide Zoo is the beautiful Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla, a 34-hectare, green oasis just a short walk from the CBD.
If you’re looking for a glorious spot to throw down a blanket and simply watch the kids run around, kick a ball and climb trees, this is the perfect place.  […]

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Granite Island Recreation & Nature Park | Victor Harbor | Review

Granite Island, Victor Harbor
The Granite Island Recreation & Nature Park can be seen from Victor Harbor and is best known for being home to the magical Little Penguins.
The island is a must visit destination if spending time at one of South Australia’s most popular coastal towns, Victor Harbor.  It’s an ideal spot for taking the kids out for […]

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Horse Drawn Tram at Victor Harbor | Step Back In Time | Review

Horse Drawn Tram at Victor Harbor – Step Back In Time
Victor Harbor’s Historic Horse Drawn Tram is a “South Australian icon and a living, breathing piece of industrial heritage!”
Located at Encounter Bay in the seaside town of Victor Harbor, this famous tram’s history dates back 150 years.  Over 150,000 passengers climb aboard and enjoy the authentic […]

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Sellicks Beach | Beautiful Silver Sands | Review

Sellicks Silver Sands Beach – a South Australian treasure!
The view on the drive down Sellicks Beach Road is breathtaking as the coastline comes into sight.  Only an hours drive from Adelaide makes getting there a breeze and the ideal environment for a day in the sun.
Evenings are especially memorable as the sunset over the hills […]

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