What’s On in Adelaide | June Long Weekend | 2021

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Find out What’s on and Where to go for Family Fun in Adelaide over the June Long Weekend

The June long weekend provides the perfect opportunity to schedule a catch up with friends or family, go for a ride or bushwalk, explore our wonderful state and enjoy some fun as a family. There are also some great events happening across the long weekend including the Cabaret Festival, Thunderbirds Netball Game and a Family Day at Woodstock Wine. 

Find some great ideas for places to visit and things to do below.

In the City

Art Gallery of South Australia

South Australian Museum 

Wonders is a free exhibition bringing the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million objects to commemorate the South Australian Museum’s 165th birthday in June 2021. 

Wonders as museum

Adelaide Gaol 

Experience what life was like for prisoners behind bars in this historic complex of buildings that once housed some of the state’s most notorious and dangerous criminals.

TreeClimb Adelaide

TreeClimb is our inner city aerial adventure park, located in the Adelaide city parklands on the corner of Greenhill Road and Unley Road. Fun for the whole family.

Adelaide Botanic Garden

A great place to explore with kids. Try leaf racing in the Mediterranean Garden, visit the historic palm house, jump across stones at first creek wetlands and enjoy a peaceful picnic under the trees.

Botanic Park

Perfect for a family picnic. Kids will love clambering over the roots of the old Morton Bay Figs.

Adelaide Himeji Garden 

Visit this peaceful garden on South Terrace. 

Bushwalking and hiking 

Go for a family bushwalk or hike. There are so many places in and around Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills where you can enjoy some relaxing time with the family in nature. 

Adelaide Hills

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Take a picnic, admire the views and find a new section of garden to explore.

Cleland Wildlife Park

Get up close to and feed some of Australia’s native animals.

National Motor Museum

A motoring enthusiast’s dream!  

Click here to check out our list of things to do in the Adelaide Hills.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Visit The Port

National Railway Museum 

Australia’s largest undercover railway museum, which houses over 100 exhibits within two huge pavilions. Plus train rides included with admission.

South Australian Maritime Museum 

Climb aboard a replica ketch and discover life on board ships of the past.

Maritime museum

Travel South

Head down south to the Fleurieu for the day and visit some of our coastal towns such as Victor Harbor, Goolwa, Port Elliot, Normanville or Willunga. Visit a cellar door in McLaren Vale or stop in Strathalbyn.

The Cockle Train will be running on Sunday 13 June between Goolwa and Victor Harbor.

Travel North

Travel to the Barossa or Clare Valley over the long weekend. Wineries, restaurants, unique shops and much more to explore.

Barossa Bowland

Go camping at Melrose

Go for a walk at Alligator Gorge



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