Easter School Holidays
Saturday 10 April – Sunday 25 April 2021

There are LOADS of activities, events, things to do and places to see in the April School Holidays. Make the most of Adelaide’s beautiful Autumn weather. Lots of these either free or low cost there is something for every kid, and every budget! Make sure you book in quickly though because they fill up fast!

April School Holiday Programs in Adelaide

Mercedes College Vacation Care

During the School Holidays, Mercedes College offers a Vacation Care program for children from Reception to Year 7.

Activities are linked to the “My Time, Our Place” National Quality Framework for School Age Care, and includes a variety of fun activities at Mercedes, as well as very popular excursions, which vary across Spring, Autumn, Winter and Summer Vacation Care.

Activities on campus include gentle yoga sessions, Animal Capers, arts and crafts, and unique experiences like the “Make Your Own Bear” program. Excursions are always a highlight, including visits to AFL Max, a walk to Mitcham Village and going to see a movie.

Each activity or excursion has a learning outcome, which ranges from special awareness and the ability to move the body safely, to responding to diversity with respect, becoming socially responsible, and showing respect for the environment.

The Vacation Care program is open to children not currently enrolled at Mercedes College.
For more information go to https://www.mercedes.catholic.edu.au/vacation-care

Theatre Bugs Mini Holiday Program

For ages 3 – 7 years and is a fantastic 3 hots session revolving around a special theme. The session includes crafts, stories, dress ups, dancing, adventure and creative play.

Each 3 hour session revolves around a special theme and includes craft, stories, dressing up, dance, drama, music and creative play. The fun-filled sessions are designed to stimulate the child’s imagination, and introduce them to basic performing arts skills while you enjoy some ‘child-free’ time! At the end of each session, the children perform a dance routine for parents (2 audience members per performer at this time, due to Covid-19 regulations). Children are welcome to come along dressed in a costume!  Each session is conducted by experienced Theatre Bugs staff. These Holidays are sure to be filled with incredible memories and fun for your little one!

$47 per session. Maximum of 16 children per session – so book early!

MORNING SESSIONS: 8.45 – 11.45AM
AFTERNOON SESSIONS: 1.00 – 4.00PM

mini-bugs-holiday-theatre-program

Theatre Bugs Junior Holiday Program

In April 2021, the school holiday program kids will rehearse and perform ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, a Theatre Bugs spin on the classic Princess & The Pea story. Much like our Combo classes held during the term, students attending the holiday program should expect the performance to be a combination of singing, dancing and acting. During the week, students are given the opportunity to take leadership roles, singing solos and dance leader opportunities allowing them to take pride in their performance. Through the week they will learn a range of acting, singing and dancing techniques ready for the final performance.

NORWOOD AND UNLEY: At the end of the week, the production will be recorded and a link to watch the performance (once edited) will be provided to friends and family for viewing.
GLENELG: At the end of the week, the production will be performed to a live audience* (current Covid-19 regulations permit for the size of this hall), with a restriction of 2 audience members per performer. *subject to Covid-19 restrictions at the time of the performance

Week 1: Monday 12th – Friday 16th April 2021 Norwood, Glenelg and Unley
Week 2: Monday 19th – Friday 23rd April 2021 Norwood & Unley

Cost: $235 per 5 day program, per child
Monday to Thursday 9am*-3:30pm
Friday 9am*- 5:45pm *drop-off from 8:30am with a quiet activity

Venues
Norwood: 79 Beulah Rd
Unley: Unley Park Baptist Church, cnr Northgate St & Bellevue Place
Glenelg: Glenelg North Community Centre, cnr Alison St & Kibby Av

www.theatrebugs.com.au/school-holiday-theatre-programs/junior-school-holiday-theatre-programs

Kids Camera Action Signature Film Workshop

For all of those young ones always creating and imagining a wonderful place! The Signature Film Workshop works on not only filming but acting on screen, editing using professional tools, directorial concept and media technical jobs. Along with learning all of these incredible skills students also create their own short film as a group, by writing the script, acting as a character and editing the final piece with the guidance of one of our expert KCA staff. Please note that this workshop is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 students so early bookings are strongly recommended.

Pricing: $350 (maximum of 10 children per session)

Signature Filmmaking- Week 1
Tuesday 13th January – Friday 16th April 2021 9am – 3pm

Signature Filmmaking- Week 2
Tuesday 20th – Friday 23rd April 2021 9am – 3pm

theatrebugs.com.au/school-holiday-theatre-programs/signature-film-making-workshop

Unleash your inner artist at Pottering Around this school holidays!

Join us at our Pottery studio and cafe for Ceramic painting, every single day…
Art workshops and clay making…have you ever tries sgraffito or paint pouring??!!
Or have a go throwing a pot on our Pottery Wheels.

Treat yourself to lunch from our light bites menu and enjoy THE best coffee in Semaphore Park!

Currently the workshops are fully booked – ceramic painting remains available every day – bookings required via DM on Instagram or Facebook or by phoning 0421932223

Booking required for workshops and recommended for ceramic painting.
potteringaround.com.au/product-category/school-holidays-autumn-2021/

School Holiday Workshops at Fullarton Park Community Centre

Outback Adventures: Experience life in the ‘Aussie bush’’ – make and eat damper, then create a billabong. Go on an ‘outback adventure hunt, and try geocaching, with clues to find hidden treasures.
Dancing Through the Decades: Learn songs and dances from the 1920s to today. Do the Charleston, Twist, Moonwalk and many more. There will be a final dance competition to test your knowledge and show off your moves!
Sticks and Stones: Get a bit messy with nature, have fun and learn together. Create dreamcatchers, clay models, wands and mandalas, weaving with beautiful, natural materials, all supplied.

All workshops are for children between 5-14 years
All sessions 10am-12noon
Cost: $10

Bookings please phone 8372 5180
411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton

Turning Point Tots - Storytime Ballet Holiday Mini Camps

A fun filled morning of twirling and dancing!
Storytime Ballet Mini Camps will keep your little dancers entertained during the school holidays.
Children will have an enchanting ballet class as well as exploring dance inspired crafts, activities, and games!

Mini Camps take place on Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd April in the gorgeous TP Dance studios in Thebarton.
9.30-10.45 for 3-4 year olds
11.00-12.15 for 5-7 year olds

Camps are drop off and children do not need to attend our weekly classes to join.

VENUE: Turning Point Dance Studios – Cnr of Holland St & Winwood Street, Thebarton 5031
WHAT TO BRING: Water bottle and a snack (nut-free)
WHAT TO WEAR: Anything comfortable to move in. Dancewear and shoes and not compulsory but dress-ups and dance clothes are welcome!
COST: $30 per child

For more info visit
www.dancestudio-pro.com/online/tpdance

Animal Themed Art Masterclasses at St Raphael's

FREE masterclasses are for all children between 4 and 12 years old to enjoy with a parent or guardian. All three masterclasses will be held at St Raphael’s School in Parkside on Wednesday 14 April and facilitated by our professional artist and illustrator Lauren Herraman. All participants will create their own artwork to take home and be inspired to continue creating with confidence. Registrations are essential as places are limited. Please use the form on our school’s website to secure your place.

Animal MashUps 4-6yrs 

Love art? Love animals? Then your creative skills will come alive as you have a blast making animal themed artworks. You will be taught drawing techniques using pens, pencils and watercolours. You’ll also walk away with an amazing, colourful animal artwork to hang on your wall, and the inspiration to keep creating with confidence.

Magnificent Mixed Up Marsupials 7-9yrs

Australian marsupials sure are an interesting bunch aren’t they? Have you ever noticed how they look like a combination of various animals from around the world? This class will give you the chance to have fun exploring and inventing your own Magnificent Mixed Up Marsupial creation. You will be taught drawing techniques using pens, pencils, crayons and watercolours.  Be inspired by the muddled up platypus, who looks like a duck, otter and a beaver. Or our humble little wombat friend, who is a mix of a bear and pig. We can’t wait to see what wild and unique marsupials you conjure up!

Animal Self Portraits 10–12yrs

Ever imagined what you would look like as an animal? This class will give you the chance to explore and create a portrait of yourself as your favourite animal. You will be taught drawing techniques using pens, pencils, crayons and watercolours. Get ready to shake your tail feathers and practice your loudest ROAR as your animal jungle comes alive.

https://www.raph.catholic.edu.au/news-events/animal-themed-art-masterclasses

Earth Adventure Tours

Earth Adventure is running some amazing family friendly tours during the April School Holidays

Enjoy scenic views of the cityscape on their Adelaide City Kayak Tour. Relax as their fully qualified instructor guides you on a kayak along the River Torrens. As you enjoy your tour you can find out more about the history and significance of the river and surrounds, making it a fun and educational experience for all!

Looking for something a bit more thrilling? Go Rock Climbing and Abseiling with Earth Adventure’s qualified rock-climbing guides! At two great locations, Morialta Conservation Park and Onkaparinga Gorge, this is a fun day on the rocks for you and your family. From beginners to experienced climbers, Earth Adventure has the set up for you.

earthadventure.com.au/half-day-experiences
FB: @earthadventure
Ph: 08 8165 2024

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures school holiday programs are back! Give your child the gift of adventure with one of their amazing outdoor adventure programs. With kayak days, Adventure Hub zipline and high ropes challenge courses, surfing, mountain biking, snorkelling AND EVEN MORE, there is something for every age group to do and see.

Wilderness Escape in one of the largest outdoor education program providers in South Australia and has been running for almost thirty years. With fully qualified instructors, and a wealth of experience under their belts you can rest easy knowing that your child is having a fun day under their care.

wildernessescape.com.au/school-holidays
Phone: 08 8165 2022

Treat the kids to Aerial, Parkour, or Acrobatic circus classes these school holidays!

Did you catch a circus show during festival season? Treat the kids to a circus experience where THEY get to be the stars! Cirkidz Circus School are holding their popular half-day and full-day circus workshops in Bowden these April School Holidays. Choose from a specialty workshop in Aerial, Parkour, or Trampoline & Acrobatics, or try a session that juggles a bit of everything. All sessions are suitable for ages 5 – 12 (except for Parkour, which is strictly for ages 8 – 12). Cirkidz classes have been proven to help improve kids’ confidence, resilience, health and wellbeing. Join the Cirkidz community and see why thousands of Adelaide kids choose to run away and join the circus!

• What: Awesome April Cirkidz School Holiday Program – Autumn 2021
• When: Monday April 12th to Friday April 20th
• Morning session: 8:30am-12pm (drop off from 8am)
• Afternoon session: 12:30pm-4pm (pick up until 5pm)
• Where: 27 Fifth Street, Bowden SA (map link)
• Who: Suitable for ages 5 to 12 (except for Parkour, which is strictly for ages 8 to 12)

Website & bookings online at
www.cirkidz.org.au/holiday-programs

Girl Power Workshops

Girl Power provides empowering well-being workshops for girls aged 7 – 12 yrs. Founded by Joni Combe in 2018, Girl Power’s mission is to help girls develop confidence, a positive mindset and resilience at a young age, before they hit their teen years and are exposed to the powerful influence of social media. Drawing on the principles of positive psychology, the workshops explore individuality, strengths, friendship, growth mindset, mindfulness and gratitude by way of creative, engaging and fun activities.

Girl Power offers full day workshops for girls every school holidays in various locations around metro Adelaide.
To book, visit girlpowerworkshops.com.au/holiday-weekend-workshops

AU Sport School Holiday Program

Believe it or not, school holidays are right around the corner again, and this means finding fun, engaging, and active things for the kids to do.
Fortunately, the Adelaide University Sport School Holiday Program is back with a wide range of sporting activities to keep your children occupied.

The AU Sport School Holiday Program focuses on building your child’s self-esteem, social skills and physical movement through fun and inclusive activities. Activities range from a modified approach for younger children to introduce them to different sports and a more structured approach for older children. Each day of the Easter program features 1-2 main sports each day along with other games and activities as well as team building exercises.

Register now at
adelaideunisport.com.au/schoolholidayprogram

Beam Holiday Camp

Get $20 off Beam School Holiday Camp when you use the code BEAM-20 before April 1 2021
 
Beam is the innovative holiday camp for bright sparks aged 7 – 12 and is run by the education team at Lumination made up of STEM Educators, Robotics Experts and Coding Superstars. Beam will run at Prince Alfred College from April 8-16
 
Soar past the boundaries of everyday life while exploring coding, immersive virtual reality and drones. Beam Campers even get a chance to make extended reality creations of their very own!
 
At ‘Red Planet Rescue’ drone coding camp, navigate your drone around the model Mars colony using block coding and learn core concepts such as iteration, functions and variables while you’re at it! Predict what might happen if the colony floods and plan how you would use your drone to rescue people and deliver life saving supplies. Once you’ve become an expert pilot, take your skills further by diving into the world of 3D modelling and designing a useful ‘add on’ for your drone. At ‘Beyond 2021’ VR coding camp, campers will use fully immersive virtual reality technology to explore our solar system and beyond and discover what challenges will be facing the colonists in the Trappist-1 system.
 
Continue growing your block coding skills by looking at core concepts like functions, variables and iteration, so you can add even more interactivity to your virtual space colony. You’ll also become a sculptor using immersive VR to create your own 3D masterpiece! You’ll even get to import your finished model into your VR space colony.

Visit beamcamp.com.au to register.
Use the code BEAM-20 for $20 off your registration before 1 April 2021

Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary Kids Club

Warrawong Kids Club is Back!
It’s drop ‘n’ go.
Parents start planning your child free day.
Book them in, so your kids can spend all day hanging out with super cool keepers.
They’ll make enrichment for our Australian native animals, learn about how sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste work in the animal kingdom, play animal bingo, and so much more, all in the safe environment of Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary.
They’ll even provide an exclusive Kids’ Club baseball cap. We’ve all spent far too long inside this year. Let’s get some fresh air.

Click here for details

Places to Visit/Things to Do in the April School Holidays

Doughballs Glenelg Epic Kids Menu

DoughBalls Glenelg is just one of those places that you have to take the kids in the school holidays. It has a ripper three course kids menu for just ten bucks (including a drink and a babyccino) and they have recently added some more healthy options and expanded the offer. Every one loves it here.

Never had doughballs? They are warm and light and fluffy and served up all of the different ways both savoury or sweet!

The pizza here is also too good to go past – so order all of the things!

Bookings are highly reccommended and you can book online HERE

 

 

Mega Fast Karts Richmond

Mega Fast Karts at Richmond are back for the April School Holidays with their UNLIMITED battle cars, laser skirmish and arcade specials.

  • 10am till 12pm for $25pp*
  • 1pm till 5pm for $35pp*

They’re open every day of the school holidays. 10am – 7pm and late til 9pm on Fridays & Saturdays.

*Go Karting extra

www.megafastkarts.com.au

TreeClimb

All 3 TreeClimb kid’s courses (for height 100cm +) are an adventure waiting to be had! Each one ends in a zip-line, and is full of obstacles for your little ones to navigate at their own pace.
Every climber has a different ability and our staff are trained to help them move through the course, build confidence and develop new skills – all while having a great adventure in the Adelaide CBD!

The grand course suits those more confident tweens, teens and adults (above 135cm) who are ready to head to new heights (literally!).
With school holidays just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to book! Head to treeclimb.com.au to check out the availability of our session times and secure your spot!

Online bookings: treeclimb.com.au/book-now

Bounce

The BOUNCE SA venue is based in Adelaide in Marleston. It’s a massive indoor adventure park that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages. Imagine more than 50 interconnected trampolines with the Big Bag, Slam Dunk and Dodgeball courts rolled in. It’s also home to the famous BOUNCE X-Park obstacle course so you can get your ninja on! Taste the rush of extreme sports and freestyle gymnastics without the hard landing. Whether you’re practising your aerial tricks or just getting a killer workout while you warp the laws of gravity, it’ll be pure awesomeness every time. Unleash your free spirit!

The team a super fun and helpful, and while there are some current changes to the way Bounce works thanks to Covid restrictions, essentially you can enjoy every thing that you usually would and rest assured knowing the cleaning and venue management are professional.

Book here: bounceinc.com.au/venue-adelaide-sa

AFL MAX

Play to the Max these School Holidays! With 2 hours of play from just $22.50 – kids can explore the trampolines, rock climbing, inflatables, interactive screens, field games, skill challenges and more!

Looking for holiday workshops? We’ve got something for everyone!
• Footy fans, sign up for our Max Active Holiday Camp
• Aspiring young leaders, join our Girl Power to the Max Workshop
• Little ones, join our Mini Max School Holiday Sessions (3-4yr olds)

Parents, relax in the café with barista made coffee, lunch specials, WIFI and great views of the kids below.

AFL Max is open every day of the School Holidays, Friday 9th April – Monday 26th April.
Online bookings essential and can be made here: aflmax.com.au/school-holidays/

Ice Skating Harbour Town

Harbour Towns Ice Skating is located in the former Woolworths store at the northern end of the shopping mall. Expected to be very popular with families again this school holidays, session times last for 90mins, so you’re guaranteed to get plenty of ice time, and definitely get a feel for skating in that time. Helper seals are available for hire, providing stability to those ‘not so steady on the feet yet’ skaters, allowing you to push them or sit on them and be pushed around- depending on ability.

‘ a great sized rink, and allows for loads of space – not your usual small ones that pop up occasionally. Loads of skates, that are well maintained, and cleaned/sanitised after each use, there’s also space around the edge of the rink enabling those watching to get a great view, lights and music complete the experience and you can bring snacks along.

Kids and big kids alike, will have a blast getting active here.

Bookings are NOT required – click here for more info, images, session times and prices

https://www.facebook.com/HarbourTownIceSkatingAdelaide

It’s time for some holiday fun at ICA Sportzworx Stepney

Kids of all ages are welcome to join in on the holiday fun at ICA Sportzworx Stepney.

The day is full of sports and games and any skill level and age can be accommodated by our Sports Coaches. Kids can play soccer, netball, cricket, dodgeball and other fun games.
The fun starts at 9.30am and finishes 3.30pm plus lunch is provided for all kids. There is also a morning session available for 3 hours starting from 9.30am. Prices start from $30.
There are 4 full sized courts a function room and a kiosk, plenty of room for all.

Bookings are essential and are super quick and easy to do online at
form.123formbuilder.com/4323172/school-holiday-clinics

More info at icastepney.com.au/school-holiday-clinics

Steamranger

April is a busy time for SteamRanger on the South Coast with SteamRanger’s Cockle Train between Victor Harbor and Goolwa departing almost every day. During the Easter break SteamRanger will be running trains all weekend. On Good Friday and Easter Monday there will be three return train journeys. Easter Saturday and Sunday we will be running six return train journeys for those two days. Please check SteamRanger’s website for the Cockle Train timetables and train information. No bookings necessary.

The school holidays start on Saturday 10th until Monday 26th and we will be running trains daily with extra journeys to Finniss aboard the Finniss Flyer on the 13th & 20th and to Strathalbyn aboard the StrathLink on the 11th & 18th from Victor Harbor or Goolwa. Bookings for these 4 journeys and more information is available on the website.

More info at www.steamranger.org.au

Mega Courts Indoor Sports

Mega Courts Indoor Sports is a great place for kids and adults (yes! we can join in too) to play multiple different sports and activities including Soccer, Cricket, Netball, Badminton and Dodgeball.

They also have a great range of Mega Inflatables, Laser Tag and Gel Ball and a Mega Indoor Playground. This year they will also have YMCA Walkerville in the centre giving the lucky kids access to the gymnastics facilities.

The cafe will be open so you can sit back and relax while the kids play and burn off some of that school holiday energy.
At just $18p.p for 3 hours of play it’s a great price too!

Bookings are essential.
More info at www.megacourts.com.au

Choose ADVENTURE these holidays with Latitude!

Latitude offers the best school holiday adventures with their mega indoor arena, with activities to suit everyone. Picture a thrilling diverse climbing arena, huge trampoline offering with free jump, basketball, airbag and dodgeball activities, a challenging ninja-warrior course and a fear-conquering obstacle course perched 8m above the ground – if you want to conquer new challenges these school holidays, then Latitude is for you!

With seasonal promos and great offers available, make sure you jump online and book today. You won’t regret it!

latitudeair.com/school-holidays

Funtopia Funbelieveable School Holiday Deals!

Funtopia Prospect is the indoor adventure playground you’ve gotta see to believe! With a 5-storey Playground World, a state-of-the-art rock-Climbing World, a fully enclosed, little human-proof Toddler World AND restaurant quality food, coffee, and even a cheeky beer or wine. Funtopia really is the place for everyone!

Funtastic Deals!
3-hour full access to Playground World
Double Pass: $30
Triple Pass: $45
Quad Pass: $60

OR Climb like a Funtopian with their Double Up pass which gives you access to join a 75-minute climbing session for only $35 for 2 people.

Funtopia is open every day of the School Holidays from 9am – 6pm.
Online bookings essential and can be made here: https://linktr.ee/funtopiaprospect

Escape Hunt

When you’re searching for ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, Escape Hunt is an activity that the kids are guaranteed to still be buzzing about when the new term starts. The added bonus? It’s super fun for the adults as well! With exciting themes like the Alice in Wonderland-inspired, Down the Rabbit Hole, or the science-inspired The Deadly Discovery, there is something for all families to enjoy. Book in an escape for a truly brain-bending family outing.

If you’re staying at home, or heading on a road-trip – Escape Hunt still has you covered with holiday fun. There is a suite of over 6 print and play, Play at Home games that you can purchase and download for just $29. Adult participation will be needed, but it’s a great way to spend an hour or two as a family, for just $29. Buy here: escapehunt.com/au/adelaide/play-at-home-games/

Be sure to include some Escape Hunt fun in your school holiday schedule!

www.escapehunt.com/au/adelaide/booking

The Shadow Initiation

Think you’ve seen all there is to see at the South Australian Museum? You may have taken the kids to explore the Museum galleries hundreds of times, but we promise it’s never been as exciting as it is when you play The Shadow Initiation. This adventure game is part-escape room, part-scavenger hunt, part-behind-the-scenes museum tour. Race against the clock, solving as many puzzles and challenges as you can to see if you and your family can top the leaderboard.

Aimed at older kids and adults, The Shadow Initiation is the perfect outing for an escape room lover, puzzle pro, museum enthusiast, or…anyone that likes to have a fast-paced hour of fun!

Just $49 for up to 4 people, book a tablet today at www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/shadow-initiation

Great value, guaranteed fun for the whole family.

West Beach Mini Golf

West Beach Mini Golf is open every day of the school holidays!

Bookings are not required, just turn up.

Check out the great value food and drink offers available to *add on* to the cost of your game these school holidays….

Children’s Food & Drink add on
+$7 per child
Includes Pop Top or Icy Pole and a world famous WBMG Hotdog

Adults Food & Drink add on 
+$10 per adult
Includes 1 x Coopers Pale or Somersby Cider and a world famous WBMG Hotdog

These prices are in addittion to the cost of your golf.

Find them on Facebook HERE or on Instagram HERE

www.westbeachminigolf.com.au

Mt Lofty Adventure Hub

Adventure Hubs South Australia is back, with some great family fun experiences and private group bookings available.

The Mount Lofty Adventure Hubs day experiences have been the talk of South Australia! Go Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Ziplining and more at this amazing Adventure Hub sequestered amidst beautiful woodland forests. Their school holiday day experience is a must try, or book a party and spend the day!

Loved the Mount Lofty Adventure Hub and ready for something new? Then the Southern Adventure Hub is for you! In the heart of wine country, the Southern Adventure Hub is a must try start to your day of exploring McLaren Vale. Book in quick to get a spot on their Rock Climbing and Ropes Experience, an adventurous and fun event for the whole family.

adventurehubssa.com.au
Phone: 08 8472 0933

Mega Adventure

Want to challenge the kids to something different this school holidays? Tackle some of the activities at Mega Adventure West Beach. With a stunning beachside location this is really the place to be to enjoy the last of the summer sun! Book early to avoid disappointment!

Mega Climb – Australia’s largest challenge course boasting over 80 aerial obstacles, ranging from heights of 5 to 25 meters. The MegaClimb is a truly stimulating experience giving guests of all abilities the opportunity to push their limits.
Giant Swing – After being strapped into your seat on the ground, you’ll be slowly lifted to 18m high where you can take a quick look around – revel in the views of the ocean and the beautiful Adelaide coastline, before plummeting back to earth at speeds of up to 70kph. Ride alone or enjoy the thrill with a couple of friends.
Kids Course – Little ones not ready to tackle the iconic MegaClimb? Test their metal with the new Kids Course! With ten exciting challenges finishing with a thrilling Zip line, the mini course is the perfect way to tire out little monkeys. Ideally located next to Mega Adventure’s Cafe, you will be able to encourage them from the ground while enjoying a cup of their shockingly good coffee.

megaadventure.com.au

Flip Out Munno Para

SCHOOL HOLIDAY BOREDOM GOT YOU FLIPPIN’ OUT?

Flip Out Munno Para have an arena full of boredom breakers and a cafe full of the best coffee and treats

GENERAL ARENA
1 hour = $18
2 hours = $28
2 hours booked online = $26
2 hour Sessions from 3pm daily = $22

Book online: www.rollerdigital.com/flipoutmunnopara/sessions/book-now#/sessions

Adelaide Oval Tours

Get the whole family out this school holidays – Explore areas of Adelaide Oval usually only available to sporting legends and superstars, with an Adelaide Oval Tours Family Package Gift Card.

They’ll visit the historic scoreboard, explore players spaces used by the greats today, and experience the roar of a 50,000 strong crowd with the interactive Soundscape.

Family Package Gift Card entitles 2 adults and 2 children (aged 5 -15 years) to an Adelaide Oval Tour.

To book visit:

Book online: adelaideoval.com.au/tours

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours take you on a guided tour through some of SA’s most beautiful waters. You will kayak amongst 10,000 year old mangrove forests and have the opportunity to see the resident dolphins up close where you can watch them peacefully socialise, play, feed or nurse their young in their own environment.
The tour is lead by a marine biologist who will give you an understanding of the environment, the dolphins and the history of this unique and beautiful part of SA right in your backyard.”

More info and book online at: dolphinsanctuarykayaktours.com.au

Hahndorf Farm Barn

Open from 10am-4pm everyday

Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of the animals in complete safety and at your own comfort level. Find out how animals are born, grow and live on a farm. A visit to Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is not just about family fun activities or keeping the kids entertained – it’s educational as well!
There are many activities for kids at the farm and you can easily spend hours here enjoying quality time with your family.

– Cow milking shows 11am and 2:30 everyday
– Reptile shows 12:30 on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
– Pony and tractor rides on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
– Animal feeding, bottle feeding and interactions all days

www.farmbarn.com.au

Zoo Foods at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park

Zoo Foods at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park

Visit animals around Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park to find your favourite recipe based on their favourite treats.
Submit your little one’s creation for your chance to win a yummy food prize and feeding experience.
With daily keeper talks and wildshows, book your ticket to a wild animal adventure these school holidays!

Adelaide Zoo Info
Monarto Safari Park Info

Impact Kidsworld: Barossa

Impact Kidsworld: Barossa is a welcoming indoor playcentre and café which includes a fully fenced outside play area with nature play for children aged up to 10 years of age and their families.  It is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 2pm and caters for all children with a sensory play area, large inflatables, climbing frame, bikes, balls, and so much more.

The café provides lunches, a special kids menu and lots of treats to get you through the day – including great coffee! The friendly staff will make sure your family’s needs are met and also offer parties in their studio spaces.  There is even private hire available for your next big birthday celebrations or corporate function.  Ring or message via facebook for any bookings or for more enquiries.

This April, they are celebrating their 5th Birthday and will celebrate with a free icecream for every child’s entry, 10% off of party bookings and a free platter with every private booking.  Come and enjoy a fun day out in the Barossa and have your kids catered for.

www.facebook.com/BarossaKidsWorld

Go wild these school holidays at Cleland.

Drop your kids off for a full day of games, scavenger hunts, animal encounters, educational experiences and nature-based activities.
Every school holidays we have a new theme to ensure your children are motivated to engage, learn and conserve. They get a chance to get active, be hands on and try new things – without a screen insight!

These school holidays will be all about animals and nature detectives. Who has a spoon-shaped bill? We will follow clues to reveal some cool and interesting facts about the unusual animals at Cleland Wildlife Park. Play ‘Camouflage!’ – will you be caught? Animals are masters of camouflaging – Get creative and design an animal ‘hide-n-seek’ masterpiece. Kids can even bring their binoculars – you never know what they might see!

There are only 15 spots per day, so book now to avoid missing out.
Tue 13 April, Wed 14 April, Thur 15 April, Tue 20 April, Wed 21 April, Thur 22 April

Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Age: 6 -12 years
Cost: $70.00 (program fee), plus entry fee:
Non-Members – Child (4 – 15 years) – $15.00
Members – Child (4 – 15 years) – FREE with membership
Annual Membership fee – Child (4 – 15 years) – $40.50 (unlimited entry)

www.clelandwildlifepark.sa.gov.au/cleland-experiences/kids-experiences/wildification

Impact Kidsworld: Barossa

Impact Kidsworld: Barossa is a welcoming indoor playcentre and café which includes a fully fenced outside play area with nature play for children aged up to 10 years of age and their families.  It is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 2pm and caters for all children with a sensory play area, large inflatables, climbing frame, bikes, balls, and so much more.

The café provides lunches, a special kids menu and lots of treats to get you through the day – including great coffee! The friendly staff will make sure your family’s needs are met and also offer parties in their studio spaces.  There is even private hire available for your next big birthday celebrations or corporate function.  Ring or message via facebook for any bookings or for more enquiries.

This April, they are celebrating their 5th Birthday and will celebrate with a free icecream for every child’s entry, 10% off of party bookings and a free platter with every private booking.  Come and enjoy a fun day out in the Barossa and have your kids catered for.

www.facebook.com/BarossaKidsWorld

April School Holiday Events in Adelaide

Adelaide Youth Theatre presents Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

April 21 – 24 Influencers Theatre, Paradise

Based on the famous novel by Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features an original score composed by Marc Shaiman with lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) and a book by David Greig.
The score also pays homage to the Leslie Bricusse/Anthony Newley score from the 1971 film with songs from the motion picture including “Candy Man,” “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” “Oompa Loompa Song,” and “Pure Imagination.”

The world-famous Willy Wonka is opening the gates to his mysterious factory…but only to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination including chocolate waterfalls, nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka’s army of curious Oompa-Loompas.

Tickets at www.adelaideyouththeatre.com.au

Windmill presents Hiccup

Windmill follows the whirlwind success of Bluey’s Big Play with the world premiere of Hiccup by Jude Henshall and Ellen Steele.

It’s a perfect, balmy night in the outback. A sleep-deprived camper, a cheeky quokka and an emu with a penchant for creating wild inventions, awake to discover that a koala has come down with a stubborn and ear-shatteringly loud case of the hiccups. The three embark on a hilarious journey through the night that sees them eat, sing and invent their way toward the great hiccup cure.

Brought to the stage by the creatives behind beloved performances like Grug and Beep, Hiccup is a rocking musical extravaganza about working together, finding friendship and how to, once and for all, stop the hiccups.

Space Theatre 10 – 18 April, 2021
Book your tickets at https://bit.ly/Hiccup_21

Juggling vs Magic

22 April 11am | Marion Cultural Centre, Domain Theatre

Get ready for skills, spills and thrills when a juggler and a magician face off in an all out showbiz grudge match. They’ll bring out their ultimate signature moves over three rounds to win over the crowd. Once the tricks are done, YOU vote to decide the winner. Lots of fun and laughs along the way. 

All tickets $10
marion.online.red61.com.au/event/318:562/318:773

Brass Monkeys

23 April 11am | Marion Cultural Centre, Domain Theatre

The creators of “Children are Stinky” bring you an all new, action-packed, super exciting circus spectacular. ‘Brass Monkeys’ celebrates kids who march to the beat of their own drum.  Bursting with high calibre acrobatics, a ton of comedy, live music and high flying tricks, this show is perfect for little kids and grown ups who like a big brass belly laugh!  Performed by powerhouse duo Kyle Raftery and April Dawson (Lunar Circus, Circus Oz) and directed by Malia Walsh (Circus Trick Tease).  This trio of artists are famous for combining circus skills of epic proportion and comedy for all ages. Recommended for children between 3-10 and grown ups who like a laugh. 

All tickets $20 

Ticket link marion.online.red61.com.au/event/318:564/318:775

Erin & Soda’s Easter Fun Fair

Thursday 1 April – Sunday 18 April
Park 21 (Corner of Greenhill Road and Sir Lewis Cohen Avenue) Adelaide

Featuring a range of children’s rides, thrill rides, show bags, sideshows and food trucks. Erin and Soda’s Easter Fun Fair is the place for the whole family. Numbers are limited, so once tickets are gone, that’s it!

www.mix1023.com.au/events/erin-soda-easter-fun-fair

Seasame Street Circus

Featured in this 90-minute spectacular will be all your favourite Sesame Street characters, including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Bert and Ernie, Super Grover and Big Bird. In addition to the Sesame Street characters, the Circus will feature performers from Switzerland, Argentina, Colombia, Morocco, Brazil, Ethiopia and Australia.

Big Bird will be out to meet and greet fans and pose for photos before the Show and Cookie Monster will meet and greet fans post the Show.

Details here

Radicool Reptiles at Para Hills Community Club

Join the Para Hills Community Club’s Kids Crew for some school holiday fun with Radicool Reptiles.
Radicool Reptiles provides a holistic approach to learning and discovering new experiences, not only about these animals, but about ourselves. Each session offers a hands on reptile encounter with over 20 of our beautiful natives.
Some of which includes crocodiles, a variety of lizards and dragons, turtles, pythons and goannas.

Monday 12 April 11am – 2pm.
There are multiple sessions to choose from.
Tickets are $7 per adult/child. Kids aged 0-2 are free.
The Bistro will be open for lunch from 12pm, offering a wide variety of menu options including Kids Meals for $7.50. If you would like to book please advise when prompted.

Booking link: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/reptile-interaction-with-radicool-reptiles-tickets-146518208907

Radicool Reptiles at Reynella Neighbourhood Centre

Get ready to get up close with the native reptiles. A great school holiday activity. Only $5 per child. Bookings Essential. Limited places available……be quick.

Click here for details

 

Dinosaurs Rock

Join MOVEIT Fitness and Programs to immerse the children in all things ‘dinosaur’!

Find the dinosaur tracks, excavate a dinosaur egg, dig for bones and make your own fossil to keep. Incorporating investigation skills, creativity and imagination.

Book here

 

SA Rocks

Have you heard of SA Rocks? Join the craze that the whole family can be a part of. MOVEIT Fitness and Programs will help you design, colour, paint and write your own message on the rock to hide anywhere you wish!

Go searching for other SA Rocks at local parks, trails and bushwalks and start swapping what you find or move it to another location so others can join in with the game. This fun can go on forever.

Book Here

April School Holidays for Free!

Join in on the FREE Madness at Churchill Centre

Week 1: Decorate a tea-cup
Week 2: Decorate a tea-pot

PLUS, giant chess, cornhole, croquet and more AND don’t forget to visit Little Chicago Express, Adelaide’s largest and FREE indoor Shopping Centre playground!
Located in the Food Court. Check churchillcentre.com.au/opening-hours/ for playground opening hours.

For more visit churchillcentre.com.au
No bookings required. Limited number of items per day. Check-in and social distancing measures apply

School Holidays at the Migration Museum

Visit the Migration Museum this school holidays and discover the history of South Australia through the stories of its people. From trunks to toys, documents to dresses and passports to parasols, there are so many stories to explore.
Young visitors can make a paper origami ‘chatterbox’. Children will fold and shape their own chatterbox with help from museum guides and have fun seeing what their paper creation will reveal.
Migration Museum: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide. 10 am – 4pm daily. FREE
www.migrationmuseum.com.au or 8207 7580 or email: migration@history.sa.gov.au.

Gawler Green HAS a Farm EEI, EEI O!

Join in on the free fun these school holidays at Gawler Green!
Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm will be at the Centre 11am – 2pm, Thursday 15 until Sunday 18 April.
Hand feed, brush, pat and cuddle the animals!

For more visit gawlergreen.com.au
No bookings required. Limited number of items per day. Check-in and social distancing measures apply.

FREE ‘Get Active’ day

This is a FREE indoor soccer session to help your kids ‘Get Active’ these school holidays.

In this 1 hour session, your child will learn new soccer skills while making new friends! They’ll play FUN, skill-focussed games, followed by small-sided soccer matches.

ALL participants MUST be registered. New participants only.

Bookings here

Collect A Craft

Collect a “Lucky Dip” Craft  to make at home.

Available for collection from Monday 12 April to Sunday 25 April 2021 during library opening hours:

(Every day, until 25th Apr 2021)
Blackwood Library

Details here

Art Project Kindness Workshop

Explore what kindness means to you through this art workshop!

Using art, you will explore what kindness means to you and look at ways to build our kindness capacity! Join Onkaparinga Libraries in collaboration with Louise Flaherty Consulting and Kirsty Christmas of Red Feather Arts Therapy and get involved in Onkaparinga Libraries very first Kindness Project!!! These sessions are designed for child and parent to work together and are suitable for primary school aged children.

Details here

April School Holidays at the Museums

National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum, the largest undercover railway museum in Australia, will be open every day of the April School Holidays from 10am to 4.30pm.

Loads to see and do, with carriages to explore as well as a large model railway and displays.

See the famous Tea & Sugar Train and say hello to Bob the Railway Dog.  And there is a miniature train that takes visitors for rides around the huge site, and that experience is included in the admission fees.  Family: $36 (2 adults and up to 3 children); Adult: $15; Concession: $9; Child (5 to 15yrs): $6

76 Lipson Street Port Adelaide
www.nrm.org.au

School Holidays at National Motor Museum

Visit the National Motor Museum in Birdwood this school holidays for a day of motoring fun. During the first week of the holidays the Museum will be running free (with museum admission) 20 minute Scalextrics racing sessions on a purpose-built track from 11am – 1pm each weekday.

Over the final weekend of the holidays they will be running animation workshops teaching participants about what goes into making a film providing a behind the scenes glimpse into producing an animated movie. Drawing inspiration from the vehicles on display at the museum, kids can create their own car chase, or assemble their own unique vehicle.

Scalextrics Racing Sessions – 12 – 16 April | 11am – 1pm, free with Museum admission (bookings preferred)
GooRoo Animation Workshops – 24 – 26 April | free with Museum admission (bookings preferred)

National Motor Museum: Shannon Street, Birdwood. 10- 5pm daily.
www.motor.history.sa.gov.au or 8568 4000 or email motor@history.sa.gov.au

School Holidays at the S.A Maritime Museum

Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum during the school holidays and track the voyages of navigators who chartered unknown waters, seafarers who traded over the oceans and migrants who sailed into new lives.

The Museum’s exhibitions tell stories of our maritime history, from those who lived at sea and on shore, to the dolphins and ecosystems that make up our natural environment.

SA Maritime Museum: 126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide. 10am-5pm daily.
www.samaritimemuseum.com.au or 8207 6255 or email maritime@history.sa.gov.au

School Holidays at the Migration Museum

Visit the Migration Museum this school holidays and discover the history of South Australia through the stories of its people. From trunks to toys, documents to dresses and passports to parasols, there are so many stories to explore.
Young visitors can make a paper origami ‘chatterbox’. Children will fold and shape their own chatterbox with help from museum guides and have fun seeing what their paper creation will reveal.
Migration Museum: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide. 10 am – 4pm daily. FREE
www.migrationmuseum.com.au or 8207 7580 or email: migration@history.sa.gov.au.