Too Much Stuff! Give the gift of experience and make some memories

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 Gift Experiences for Adelaide Kids – avoid “too much stuff!”

I remember a few years ago, once the kids were sound asleep, I sat down with a wine in hand & put a Christmas movie on to wrap their Christmas presents. When I saw the sheer amount of gifts I had bought for them over the year (to “put away for Christmas”) I was disgusted with myself. There was an endless amount of STUFF that they didn’t really need, that I knew deep down would get played with for five minutes before being discarded & that I knew would end up in landfill before long.

From that Christmas on, I promised myself I would never just buy STUFF again. Sure, I always make sure there are a few fun gifts for the kids to unwrap, along with anything they might actually need, but EXPERIENCE GIFTS have become the number one Christmas present in our house. We have had some fantastic family days out at places like Bounce Inc, going to a the movies or seeing a show at the Adelaide Fringe, which the kids still talk amount. Unlike the poor Barbie who had its head pulled off before we had even sat down for Christmas lunch.

So instead of buying more STUFF this year, give an EXPERIENCE or voucher that will create memories to last a lifetime.  Check out our Adelaide Experiences Gift Guide below!

 

Give the Gift of Flight this Christmas with BOUNCE!

The no-brainer, 100% awesome, guaranteed to be loved, Gift of Flight is back. Give the ultimate Christmas gift this year with the gift of fun, freedom and freestyle!

It’s the perfect gift idea that kids are guaranteed to love!

Add a gift that gives back and feel extra awesome as you’re flying high with the limited edition BOUNCE Super Sock! 50% of profits from each sock sale will go towards supporting Kids Helpline, a phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

https://www.bounceinc.com.au/gift-of-flight

 

Give FUN this year

GIVE GUARANTEED FUN THIS YEAR WITH AN AFL MAX GIFT CARD!

Create memories this Christmas and have something to look forward to, when you give an AFL Max gift card!

With 6 different zones to experience, our state-of-the-art facility will ensure the kids are entertained for hours! Footy-mad or not, there’s fun for everyone at Max.

Soar to new heights on the trampolines of the Aerial Zone, or bounce around on the inflatables in the Bump Zone. Test your climbing skills as you reach the top of the rock climbing walls in the Climb Zone and even sharpen up on your kicking, passing and tackling skills and the Test and Tackle Zone. If video games are more your thing then come and get your game on in the Interactive Zone!

Fun for the whole family, Gift Cards are the perfect Christmas gift – Valid for 3 years, come into Max to pick up, or order from the website!

aflmax.com.au/gift-cards

Give the Ultimate Gift this Christmas from Mega Fast Karts!

Looking for the perfect gift for any celebratory occasion? Gift an ultimate experience of fun and adrenaline like no other – Mega Fast Karts is your go to option.
Catering for the young and young at heart we have gift cards available in store and online for immediate download, taking the stress out of gift giving this festive season.
Vouchers can be redeemed on ALL activities including, Go-Karting, Laser Skirmish, Battle Car Dodgems and Arcade. Gift the feeling of fun and adrenaline with MFK’s recreation experience this year. Great for both families and individuals!

Available in store or on website
www.megafastkarts.com.au/product/mfk-gift-card/

Treeclimb Gift Cards

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!).

Gift Cards are THE perfect Christmas gift – Valid for 3 years, just pick up from the EcoHut or order from the website!

www.treeclimb.com.au/gift-cards

Give an Adelaide Oval Stadium Tour

A gift card for your colleague, friend, loved one or even the whole family! Give them the opportunity to experience areas of Adelaide Oval usually only accessible to sporting legends and superstars.

Imagine running onto Adelaide Oval to the roar of a 50,000-strong crowd, climbing the stairs to the 100-year-old heritage-listed scoreboard or gaining an insight into match-day preparations inside the players’ change-rooms – all of these experiences and many more are included on a Stadium Tour.

www.adelaideoval.com.au/tours

Give the Gift that stands out this Christmas at Escape Hunt Adelaide!

Looking to surprise someone with the ultimate gift? We’ve got you covered with a whole range of EPIC 5* Adventures that are guaranteed to knock your socks off and leave you craving more!

From highly immersive Escape Rooms through to Download, Print and Play games to play in the comfort of your home, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! We currently offer two types of voucher:

  • Download, Print & Play Games – Only valid for Download, Print and Play games.
  • Standard Experience – These vouchers are valid for Escape Rooms (exc Download, Print & Play)

Buy online at escapehunt.com/au/adelaide/gift-vouchers

Send someone the gift of Adventure this year with a voucher from West Beach Adventure.

With over 70 obstacles available for you to tackle at your own level and speed, the MegaClimb is perfect for anyone wanting a stimulating experience. Imagine playing tennis in the sky, rowing a boat mid-air, or manoeuvring between obstacles like our floating esky, BMX bike, and sky-high picnic table.

For those who are up for the ultimate challenge, you can take a leap of faith from our MegaJump; all in the safety of our world-class harnesses. Or for the ultimate thrill get strapped into SA’s largest Giant Swing, get winched up to 20m before plummeting back down at speeds of 70 kilometres per hour.

westbeachadventure.com.au/buy-gift-voucher

Is it time to give a child in your life the gift of theatre?

Are you looking for an opportunity for a child to grow in confidence and develop their ability to communicate effectively while learning other important skills such as perseverance, empathy for others, how to work in a team and tackle the unexpected, challenging and exciting situations they are confronted with in life?

If so, then learning to act, sing and dance at Theatre Bugs and Adelaide Theatre Academy is a wonderful way to achieve this and much, much more while having enormous amounts of fun and finding life-long friendships.

Theatre Bugs offers pre-school classes for children aged 2-5. They include Busy Bees, Boppy Bugs, Fairy & Butterfly Ballet. Combo classes offer delightful musical theatre programs for both primary and high school aged students. Plus, there’s a range of other opportunities including youth drama, specialist dance classes and private singing lessons.

There is something exciting to choose for everyone.

If you are new to Theatre Bugs or the Adelaide Theatre Academy, just mention Kids in Adelaide and you will receive either a free leotard, fairy dress or t-shirt uniform

Register at: www.theatrebugs.com.au/book, email admin@theatrebugs.com.au or call 8332 1228

The Shadow Initiation is a Fun Christmas Gift for the Family!

If the thought of buying more ‘stuff’ doesn’t appeal to you this Christmas, then how about gifting an experience? Finding a fun, memorable experience that will not only get the kids excited, but is affordable too, can be a challenge. The Shadow Initiation is a great solution, ticking all those boxes and more and just $49 for up to 4 people.

The Shadow Initiation allows you to experience the South Australian Museum like you never have before. It brings the collections to life through a series of puzzles and challenges, all delivered to you via a tablet as you race through the galleries. You’ll aquire points along the way, and don’t forget to check the leaderboard as you leave to see where you rank amongst the thousands of teams that have already taken on the challenge.

Giving a gift voucher for The Shadow Initiation is a great idea for kids, or families. You’ll be giving them an experience they won’t forget, for just $49. Buy online, and then customise, download and email or print. Christmas shopping without leaving your lounge room!

Buy your voucher here: bookeo.com/theshadowinitiation/buyvoucher

Pottering Around Semaphore - Gift Vouchers

Give the gift of hands on creativity with a Gift Voucher to Pottering Around ceramics studio and café at 43 First Avenue, Semaphore Park!

They are an energetic team of craft enthusiasts who are not artists, but art lovers and they want children and adults of any age to tap into the creativity and celebrate ceramic fun!

Open to all 7 days a week, no bookings necessary. You can drop in for coffee, enjoy their awesome cake tapas, and if you’re feeling creative design and paint your very own masterpiece to take home on the day or leave it to be fired in the kiln ready for collection 7 days later.

Ever fancied spinning your own pottery? You can book the wheel room for a taster session.  It’s messy, it’s fun…you may not take anything home, but you will definitely enjoy it! Advance bookings are required for the wheel room. Check the website and social media for loads of other events for all ages, all year around!

Buy vouchers here: https://www.potteringaround.com.au/events-and-workshops/

A Day Out in the Barossa

Quite often by the time Chrismas comes around, we are looking for a day out and about to celebrate a great year raising our little ones.

This year Kies Family Wines are offering the perfect gift for those parents who are looking for a day out exploring the Barossa Valley.

Includes:

A Winery and Barrel Hall Tour & Barossa Valley Gourmet Produce Platter and Wine Flight for two.

Imagine this… 

+ A morning touring our brand new state-of-the-art winery and barrel hall
+ A table with a view of the Lyndoch Ranges
+ Delicious lunch platter centred around local Barossa Valley Produce
+ A wine flight each including three single vineyard and estate grown Kies Family Wines
+ An array of 20+ wines to taste complimentary in the Kies Family Wines cellar door on your way out!

Give the gift of time this Christmas and give a gift voucher which is a ticket to the whole Kies Barossa Valley venue! Just $120 for 2!*

www.kieswines.com.au/product/winery-tour-lunch-gift-voucher-for-two-people-120

Wallaroo Marina Apartments Gift Cards

Give the gift of a weekend away, with a luxury waterfront stay at Costello Hotels Wallaroo Marina Apartments. An easy two and a half hour drive from Adelaide, offering stylish waterfront self contained accommodation for couples, families and even families traveling together. You will love every thing the Yorke Peninsula has to offer, including white beaches and crystal clear waters! Hire bikes or kayaks from reception and make memories to cherish.

Give the gift of local tourism, view more and purchase here: 

https://www.wallarooapartments.com.au/

There's no better gift than the gift of Australia! Even better when it is right in your own backyard.

Summer is family holiday season so why not have fun and experience something new together.  Join this family friendly kayak where you can get up close and personal with resident dolphins, paddle your way through calm and peaceful creeks lined with mangroves that have been there for over 10,000 years.  There is also the opportunity to paddle past some spectacular shipwrecks, relics of a bygone era and see migratory sea birds.  All this and only 30 minutes from Adelaide CBD.   It is a family experience you will treasure forever.

Participants don’t need any prior kayaking experience and it is all done at a comfortable pace – children do need to be 7 years and older to participate and will be in a double kayak with an adult.  Gift vouchers are available.

dolphinsanctuarykayaktours.com.au
Facebook:  @dolphinsanctuarykayaktours
Instagram: @dolphinsanctuarykayaktours

Give the Gift of Adventure!

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures school holiday programs run year-round and range from kayaking days, x-treme mountain biking, snorkelling adventures, exploring nature and wildlife, learning to surf, rock climbing natural cliffs and much much more! With experience on shore and off shore there is something for every age group to do and see. Plus, it’s fun and educational!

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

wildernessescape.com.au/school-holidays
Phone: 08 8165 2022
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Want to give an experience of a lifetime? Look no further!

Want to give an experience of a lifetime? Look no further!

The Mount Lofty Adventure Hubs Rock Climb, Abseil and Zipline experience is the talk of SA! Set in the heart of a forest you can experience heart thumping adrenaline fun surrounded by some truly beautiful scenery. The experience involves a 15-metre rock climbing and abseiling wall, and our 324m forest zipline (SA’s longest!).

The experience is only $50 for one hour of fun, is suitable for all ages AND comes with all equipment and our highly qualified instructors. See you at the Tower!

https://adventurehubs.rezdy.com/364201/adventure-hub-gift-card

Facebook @mtloftyadventurehub
Phone: 08 8165 2033

A gift voucher from Adventure Kayaking SA

Give a gift that is fun for the whole family with Adventure Kayaking SA! Explore the Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard by kayak. Sheltered mangroves, marine life, a dolphin sanctuary, and the hidden ship wrecks all make for an amazing kayaking adventure. Best of all, you can explore through one of Adventure Kayaking SA’s amazing tours, or hire a kayak (or three) and go exploring on your own! Not to mention the all new Stand Up Paddle Board experience. A whole new way to see the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and a great gift for all ages.

Adelaide Kayaking SA tours have been voted one of the TOP FOUR MUST DO activities in Adelaide.

www.adventurekayak.com.au/gift-vouchers

@Lenswood Pick Your Own Apples

Gift your family the gift of experience this Christmas. Get them out in the Adelaide Hills, soaking up the serenity and learning about where their food comes from.

Get them picking their own apples with the family! Grab them a gift voucher for $25 which gives them entry for four people and four kilos of picked apples included. All they have to do is bring their own bags – simple!

@Lenswood Pick Your Own will even send out your voucher to your loved one and can write a personalised special message if requested.
@Lenswood has easy parking, their own permanent toilets (no gross port-a-loos), fresh apple juice food and coffee for the adults.

All you have to do is email info@atlenswood.com to purchase that present they’ll be talking about for years.
Try something different, try @Lenswood

www.atlenswood.com.au/lenswood-packages-and-gift-vouchers

Tickets to Adelaide Strikers

Take your family to an Adelaide Strikers match and enjoy an affordable, fun and entertaining night out!

Kimbolton Wines Unique Family Experience

‘Bring the kids to our Family Friendly Cellar Door in Langhorne Creek. The Kimbolton Family Experience includes 2 Adult Wine & Cheese Flights and 2 Kids Flights.

Wine & Cheese Flights are designed to take you on a journey of discovery.  They’ve matched four Kimbolton Wines with four local artisan cheeses.
These matches change seasonally depending on cheese and wine availability, but also so that there is always something new to discover at the Kimbolton Wines Cellar Door.

Their Kids flights have been designed so parents and children can interact in a setting that is usually dedicated to the grown ups.
The Kids flight includes 3 Bickfords cordials matched with a tasting of cheese, kabana, Tommy chocolate turtle, a packet of Kimbolton colouring pencils, an activity pack and bubbles. (GF & Dairy free options available)

For more information please refer to the below booking link kimboltonwines.rezdy.com/413528/family-experience
OR to buy a gift voucher visit www.kimboltonwines.com.au/product/Kimbolton-Family-Experience

Gift Voucher from The Farm Barn

Do you know a little one (or big kid) who loves animals? Looking for the perfect gift? Why not buy them a gift voucher to the Hahndorf Farm Barn? Or even better how about an Annual Membership!
Annual membership passes include unlimited entry for your family for a whole 12 months from the date of purchase.

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.

www.farmbarn.com.au/visitors-info/annual-membership

Adelaide Fringe Tickets

Fringetix have vouchers starting from just $20 that can be used to book tickets for Adelaide Fringe.

https://adelaidefringe.com.au/shop/vouchers

Cirkidz Gift Voucher

Do you want to give the ultimate treat to someone? The SA Circus Centre (CIRKIDZ) have got you covered with a circus experience that will blow their mind and leave them wanting more!

How about a term of aerial lessons, a circus 101 class where they can learn tumbling and trampolining, acrobatics, balance, and manipulation or a Ready, Steady Circus class in the school holidays?
There’s a Cirkidz class for kids as young as 2.5 right up to adults and they are SO. MUCH. FUN you can’t go wrong.

For more information on the classes available and to organise a voucher visit
www.cirkidz.org.au

Junior Keeper Christmas Gift Certificates from Warrawong

Are you looking for the perfect, personalised present for a young animal lover? Look no more. The Warrawong Junior Keeper experience is an amazing day of exclusive, behind-the-scenes wildlife encounters for children aged 6 to 15 years.
You can buy Gift Certificates online and you don’t even need to book a date. Better still, there’s no expiry date, so you don’t have to worry about missing out.
Last school holidays was a sell out so be quick!

Book Now at  www.warrawongws.com.au/meet-the-animal/junior-keeper

Mega Courts

Gifts of experience at Megacourts include gel ball, laser tag and inflatables! There’s a large range of gift ideas for all ages and all budgets, so everyone can find something they enjoy! 

Gel ball is perfect for the big kids and adults, like paintball but without the mess or pain! $35pp with a minimum 6 people for a two hour session, this is an amazing option for those wanting to have some fun outside and blast their mates! 

Laser tag is great for the kids 8 and over, with team games, free for all’s and so much more! $15pp for an hour session, and minimum 10 people for a session this is a great more budget friendly option. It’s indoors with plenty of space so no need to worry about the weather, this is a great option for the kids who need to burn off some energy. 

Inflatables are a fantastic option for kids of all ages, with an inflatable suited for everyone. $14pp for a two hour session, and $18pp for three hours in the school holidays, with free play on the playground, inflatables and courts, this is another budget friendly option. The kids will love the spacious courts for playing soccer, dodgeball and so much more. The cafe and kitchen are always open for coffee and food, as well as a massive lolly section!

Find out more at 
megacourts.com.au

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