Top Places for Water Fun this Summer in Adelaide
As the mercury climbs in South Australia it’s great to know that there are some fabulous spots around Adelaide to go to escape the heat. So what are you waiting for – get that sunblock on, grab your hats and sunglasses and cool off those cranky kids!
Here at Play & Go we have some great ideas for where to enjoy some water fun. Below you will find some of our suggestions – let us know your favourite spot for water fun in Adelaide by commenting below.
The Big Wedgie | West Beach & Elizabeth
The largest inflatable waterslide in the world along with four other slides means there’s a slide for every age at two locations this summer – West Beach Parks and Elizabeth. Opens 23 November 2019 until 9 February 2020. Click the link below for a special Play & Go discount code. READ MORE HERE
Waterworld Aquatic Centre | Ridgehaven
Waterworld is a huge hit with the older Play & Go kids who love racing each other on the slides. For little ones there’s the toddlers’ pool which is shaded and comes with an outdoor interactive splash ground. READ MORE HERE
Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre & Waterslide | Park Holme
The Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre is set in grassy and shady grounds. The 70 metre long waterslide provides plenty of thrills for families in Summer. Oaklands Road (Corner Hendrie Street), Park Holme. READ MORE HERE
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre | Oaklands Park
Indoor pools; inflatable obstacle courses and slides; water playground and the huge outdoor waterslides. There’s plenty of fun for all ages here. 443 Morphett Rd, Oaklands Park. READ MORE HERE
Adelaide Aquatic Centre | North Adelaide
It’s had a huge upgrade in recent years. The water features are fun for little ones while the waterslides and diving boards are great for older kids. Fitzroy Terrace & Jeffcott Road, North Adelaide. READ MORE HERE
George Bolton Swimming Centre | Hazelwood Park
Burnside Pool had a multi-million dollar upgrade in 2015 and now boasts new shade structures and water play equipment. Its beautiful park setting and fabulous spots for picnics and barbecues make it a family favourite. You can take your own under water photo through the glass windows (like the very top image). READ MORE HERE
Tusmore Park Wading Pool
This is a picturesque spot with great shade, a nice little playground, and a fabulous wading pool. Tusmore Park is a favourite with the littlest Play & Go kids who can toddle about safely in the shade (under the watchful eye of their parents!) while the bigger kids can enjoy the playground or the tennis courts. Keep an eye on the City of Burnside Facebook page for opening & closing dates (closed during extreme weather). READ MORE HERE
Splash Town Waterpark | Moonta Bay
This waterpark in Yorke Peninsula is free to use and open to the public. Located on the foreshore near the Moonta Bay Caravan Park, it’s a popular spot to cool down for young families. READ MORE HERE
SPLASH Family Festival at Murray Bridge
The SPLASH Family Festival returns to Sturt Reserve for its second year with a jam-packed program of activities by day and by night in Murray Bridge. A huge range of free family friendly activities every Wednesday to Sunday and a giant inflatable aquatic obstacle course Slip ‘n’ Dip floating in the river every day with tickets starting from $15. READ MORE HERE
Splash ‘N’ Bounce Inflatable Water Park | Gawler & Mount Gambier
Splash’N’Bounce is South Australia’s first fully-mobile inflatable waterpark. They have a huge array of waterslides and activities for the whole family to enjoy at two locations this summer – Gawler and Mount Gambier. READ MORE HERE
Normanville Beachside Holiday Park
The amazing new jungle-themed waterpark is now open at Top Parks Beachside Holiday Park in Normanville. Please note that it is not currently available for day visitors. Guests staying at the park will receive special wristbands that allow exclusive entry. READ MORE HERE
Semaphore Summer Carnival & Waterslides
Semaphore comes alive in Summer – the Water Slide Complex offers plenty of fun, as does the Summer Carnival – there is the carousel, amusement park, the fabulous playground, skate park and of course the beautiful beach and jetty. READ MORE HERE
Visit a South Australian Beach
For some FREE water fun there’s no better place than visiting one of our gorgeous beaches, especially early in the morning or the late evening on really hot days.
Drive onto the sand at Sellicks Beach to set up for the day and not have to lug all your gear miles from the car.
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