Saturday 4 July, 2020 Sunday 19 July, 2020

The July school holidays can sometimes be a bit cold and wet, but that’s no reason for the kids to be bored! There are LOADS of activities, events, things to do and places to see these July School Holidays. And with 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!

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

School holiday CODING & ROBOTICS activities from Junior Engineers

Junior Engineers is excited to bring you the ultimate school holiday experience in coding & robotics with online and in-person programs designed to educate, entertain and inspire! The comprehensive holiday program has options to suit your schedule and preferred holiday workshop experience.

For just $45 you can get a week’s worth of awesome coding & robotics activities. Sit back, relax and enjoy over 30 hours of live webinars about the most popular tech topics for kids. From game design, hacking and creating mods in Minecraft through to robotics with artificial intelligence, our holiday programs will keep kids engaged and entertained for hours.

jnrengineers.com.au/programs/school-holidays

NumberWorks’nWords Maths and English Tuition

Looking for a fun way to keep those sleepy brains running over the holidays? With Term 2 being so disruptive, NumberWorks’nWords are offering a holiday program that will be targeted at getting students back up to speed!

At NumberWorks’nWords, maths and English holiday programs will offer your children an intensive boost not just in their education, but in their confidence. Use the holidays constructively to get a real jump in progress, especially after recent disruptions to schooling. With Term 3 just around the corner, give your child the chance to reinforce their learning, practise new concepts and master their literacy and numeracy skills, just in time to return to school.

When: Tuesday 14th July – Wednesday 16th July, 10am-12:10pm
Where: Unley – Level 1 6/227-235 Unley Rd, Malvern SA 5061
Norwood – 5/55-59 The Parade, Norwood SA 5067
Price: $354 for 3-day program
Contact Stella on 1300 386 266 to secure your child’s spot.

numberworksnwords.com.au

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures school holiday programs are back this July! Give your child the gift of adventure with one of our amazing outdoor programs. Ranging from mountain bike treasure hunts, natural cliff rock climbing, explore nature environment days, low and high ropes climbing challenges and much much more, 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 your child is having a fun day under our care.

www.wildernessescape.com.au

 

Cirkidz is back!

Cue the circus excitement! The SA Circus Centre, Home of Cirkidz is pleased to finally open our doors for our July School Holiday Program from Monday 6th of July to Friday 17th July! All your favourite sessions and trainers are back, waiting for you to join in the circus fun at our fully-equipped Circus Centre in Bowden. You can try a session with a taste of all the circus activities we have to offer, OR specialise in either acrobatics or aerial! Choose from half-day or full-day sessions, all perfect for ages 5 to 12.

To keep everyone Covid-safe, our program is slightly modified; please note that no spectators are able to watch the classes, and we will not be serving any food.

Numbers are very strictly limited, so act now and save a spot today

For more information, check out the timetable and make a booking at

www.cirkidz.org.au/holiday-programs

Turning Point Dance School Holiday Program

Do you have a twirling ballerina or a dancing dude aged 2.5 – 9 years?
Here’s a fun workshop that will teach them the basics of ballet whilst shaking out all their extra holiday energy.

Turning Point Dance is offering a special price of $20 per class or two for the price of one.
This special offer includes; one student trialling two classes, two friends in one class, or two siblings in seperate classes!

Wednesday July 8th and Saturday July 11th 2020
Each class is limited to 10 students, therefore bookings are essential.

Book online at

www.trybooking.com/BKHWV

ALSO OFFERING: RAD Examination Preparation Workshop 
Children aged 6 and above
July 13 -17, 2020 – Limited Spaces – Bookings Essential
For more information call 0413 113 950.

PLACES TO VISIT

SA Maritime Museum

We’re back and ready to set sail! The South Australian Maritime Museum will be reopening from Friday 5 June ready to welcome you all back to the Port. Explore and learn about the people who worked on the shore, the sea life beyond it and get a feel of what it was like when Port Adelaide was a working port.

Marvel at our white pointer shark jaw and dolphin skeleton, take a peek at our replica 1830s, 1910s and 1950s ship cabins and don’t miss out on the chance to catch our Play School exhibition, extended until 16 August! Capacity is currently limited, so make sure you book online to avoid missing out.

maritime.history.sa.gov.au

Mt Lofty Adventure Hub

The Mount Lofty Adventure Hub, based in the gorgeous forest lands of Woodhouse Activity Centre, is open for the public during the July School Holidays and every Saturday and Sunday! Our Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Zipline experience is a must try, including a 15-metre rock climbing wall and 324m forest zipline (SA’s longest!).

Looking for a group activity? You can book a special party or group day out and take advantage of the FULL RANGE of activities at the Adventure Hub. Why not get together and test yourselves on our High Ropes Challenge Course, dare to take our ‘Leap of Faith’ trapeze or experience the thrill of our 3-person 18 metre Mega Swing!

www.venture.net.au

Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park are open again!

Visit these school holidays, but be quick, tickets are selling fast!

Let your little ones go wild on an animal adventure at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park, now that both sites are back open to the public. Explore Adelaide Zoo’s new Komodo Dragon, renovated exhibits and a brand new viewing area at the sea lions! Plus, with Monarto’s little lion cubs now out and exploring their main exhibit, you may even get the chance to catch sight of the roarsome foursome.

But remember, due to COVID-19 restrictions, a date-specific ticket will need to be pre-booked online by all visitors.

Click here to book your entry ticket online now!

https://www.adelaidezoo.com.au/tickets

https://www.monartosafari.com.au/tickets

Make the most of Adelaide’s Mega Adventure Park this school holidays before the borders re-open.

Make the most of Adelaide’s Mega Adventure Park this school holidays before the borders re-open. Mega Adventure Park – The place to be! 😉
 
  • Harness up and tackle 70 obstacles all the way to the 26m high Crow’s Nest!
  • Balance your way through the sky on tightropes
  • Battle your friends on the sky-high gladiator poles
  • Swing your way through the air
  • Then take the leap of faith off their awesome 18m Mega Jump!
 
And if you’re feeling super adventurous go all out with their great value Gold Package that includes Mega Climb, Mega Jump AND Giant Swing!
 
Take a cruisy stroll on Skywalk for just 5 bucks or bring the kids down for and hour of unlimited laps on the kids course.
 
BYO blanket and snacks and enjoy a picnic on the grass while you’re there.
It’s such a fun way to spend a few hours and there’s something for kids of all ages.
 
Book online at

West beach Mini Golf

West Beach Mini Golf is OPEN again right in time for the school holidays!

Open EVERY DAY from 9:30am – 5:00pm.

An 18 hole mini golf course located on the corner of Military Road and Hamra Road. With a nautical theme, you’ll come across obstacles such as pelicans, great white shark, turtles, pirates and many more.

Offering school holiday specials including.

For the kids
$15 per child
1 game of mini golf
1 hotdog
1 drink (can of soft drink or bottle of water)

For the adults
$15 per adult
1 game of mini golf
A can of Coors Lager or Somersby Apple or Pear Cider.
(For an extra $4 those adults that are feeling hungry can also add on a hotdog)

Bookings not required for groups of under 10

www.westbeachminigolf.com

Latitude

You’re favourite indoor aerial park is back OPEN!
Calling all jumpers, ninjas, climbers and high-flying adrenaline seekers – it’s time to pack your school holidays full of fun and action at Latitude once again.

The Latitude team are dedicated to the wellbeing and safety of all Latituders and crew and have implemented social distancing and additional cleaning measures in-venue. They’ve taken care of the operations; all you have to do is join them for an epic session.

For the ultimate adventure, grab your mates and make up for time missed with their Super4 Pass, for only $65. That’s 4 General Sessions, for 4 mates, and a super-saving of $15.

What are you waiting for? Book your session today and join in!

https://bit.ly/3fVwVRB

AFL Max is back!

AFL Max is back with 2hrs of play from just $19.90!

Explore all zones including trampolines, rock climbing, inflatables, interactive screens, field games, skill challenges and more! There’s a range of specials to get kids moving, out of rain and back at AFL Max! Parents – it’s game on in the Grandstand Cafe and Bar, with barista made coffee, meal specials, a great view of the kids playing below, plus free WIFI!

If your kids have missed playing footy as much as Team Max, sign them up for the Max Active Holiday Camp – where they can experience what it’s like to train like a pro! They’ll work on their footy skills, fitness, leadership and teamwork, knowledge in nutrition, and more, through a range of drills and fun activities throughout the elite venue! With 2 sessions per week for each age group, sign up for one week, or both!

AFL Max re-opens on Wednesday, July 1

All tickets and specials can be booked at
aflmax.com.au/school-holidays

Gorge Wildlife Park

Gorge Wildlife Park is a great place to visit with the family these school holidays to enjoy a great day out in a safe outdoor environment.  Lots of open spaces to get up close and personal with your favourite animals, birds and reptiles who can’t wait to see you!

Walk amongst and hand feed the friendly kangaroos and wallabies, plus see all your other favourite native animals such as koalas, wombats, dingoes and Tasmanian Devils.

There are exotic animals to see such as Meerkats, Otters, Alligators and lots of monkeys, including the Spider Monkey family with their new adorable baby!

Birds of all shapes and sizes from the largest Ostrich to the smallest wrens and lots to explore in the reptile house where you will see snakes, lizards and frogs!  You won’t be able to go past the Kids Zoo area with the cutest baby goats you will fall in love with.

So much to see and do, and there will be keeper talks and animal presentations daily throughout the school holidays.

Kiosk, souvenir shop, picnic areas and free gas BBQ’s all available for your convenience.

Admission Prices – Adults $19, Concession & Student $16, Children (3-15 years) $12 and Family Passes – 2 Adults & 2 Children $54.

Mention ‘Kids in Adelaide’ and receive a free bag of animal food for your group!

Redden Drive, Cudlee Creek SA 5232
Phone: 08 8389 2206

www.gorgewildlifepark.com.au

X-GOLF MARION & THE GAME ARE OPEN

Visit these school holidays and have some indoor fun.

Get in The Game and get your cricket or baseball fix with our indoor simulator where you can swing away and play cricket or baseball. Step inside a special protected net area and play against your friends with simulated players pitching the balls towards you.

Then jump onto our world class simulator for a hit of golf. You will have access to some of the world’s best courses along with driving range, practice and fun modes. Golf clubs are supplied so just head in to learn the game, make friends and have fun.

For just $20 per child you get 30mins of Cricket/Baseball then 30mins of Golf and a soft drink and chips.
10am-4pm weekdays
16 years and under
Limited spaces so booking is essential.
T&Cs apply

www.thegamesports.com.au/book-online

Carriage of Occasion

July Special- We’re going on a bear hunt

We will go over, through and around Strathalbyn, looking for bears, while enjoying the ambience of horse drawn carriage travel. Taking our covered wagon, we are mostly protected from the winter weather, and looking forward to the school holidays!

$300 for an hour of bear hunting for up to 8 people (maximum 6 adults).

You could bring a picnic basket and have a teddy bear picnic at one of the lovely parks in Strathalbyn once we have concluded our bear hunt!

Secure your date on the link below.

www.carriageofoccasion.com.au/specials/

S.A Museum

Did you miss out on the oppawtunity to see the Dogs: a story of our best friend exhibition at the South Australian Museum? You’re in luck! Due to pup-ular demand the exhibition has been extended until 2 August.

Dogs have been a much-loved part of our lives since we began to domesticate them more than 10,000 years ago, but how much do we actually know about our four-legged friends?

Visitors will be able to: 

  • Explore the history of dogs from a scientific/cultural perspective. How did they evolve from wolves to our playful pals?
  • Learn about dogs from popular culture, like Snoopy and Lassie! 
  • Look at a wide array of dog skeletons – the bones have been arranged in accurate order to represent the dog by our taxidermist 
  • Check out digital interactives explaining the incredible variation in skull shape among dogs and tools for selecting the best dog to match your lifestyle
  • Watch short films specifically created for the Museum highlighting the special bonds shared by owners and their dogs
  • Enjoy exclusive illustrations of a diverse range of different breeds
  • Wonder at historical and contemporary representations of dogs.

www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/event/dogs

Mega Fast Karts

If your kids love karting you MUST check out the brand new Battle Cars at Mega Fast Karts, Richmond.

What is a Battle Car I hear you ask? Think a Dodgem Car combined with a Laser Skirmish suit mounted on top. The result? Real life Mario Karts! With membership coming soon you will get power ups like rockets and shields, plus we will also give points for every lap you complete and we will even have power up squares just like Mario Karts. This is the only one of its kind in Australia!

Go for the Battle Karts and stay for……

  • the 3 types of Go Karts from Junior Kart, Senior Kart and Dual Seater.
  • Adelaide’s largest Dodgem Car Track.
  • Adelaide’s largest multi-level Laser Skirmish Arena.
  • Adelaide’s coolest retro lock in Arcade Centre where once in you can play all the games as much as you want.

School Holiday Specials

$25 10am to 12pm special
Unlimited Battle Cars, Laser Skirmish and Arcade Centre for 2 hour

$35 12pm to 4pm special
Unlimited Battle Cars, Laser Skirmish and Arcade Centre for 4 hour

$50 Unlimited Monday till Thursday (pricing)
Unlimited Battle Cars, Laser Skirmish and Arcade Centre all day

$60 Unlimited Friday till Sunday (pricing)
Unlimited Battle Cars, Laser Skirmish and Arcade Centre all day

General Hire Kart Sessions can be added to any of these packages

$100 Package
5x Go Karts sessions and Unlimited Every other activity all day.
Yep that’s 5 Karting sessions and unlimited access to Laser Skirmish, Battle Cars and Arcade Centre for the whole day.

www.megafastkarts.com

The Shadow Initiation

The South Australian Museum is open and The Shadow Initiation is back! Bookings are now live for Australia’s first, museum-wide, digital adventure game. Race against the clock as you and your family explore the South Australian Museum, solving puzzles, completing challenges and finding hidden treasures.
The Shadow Initiation is a 5* rated experience that really is fun for the whole family. You’ll need to work together to solve each challenge. It’s interactive, exciting and allows you to see the Museum like you’ve never seen it before. If you’re looking for a school holiday activity that is just as fun for the adults as it is for the kids, then The Shadow Initiation is the perfect solution, and great value as well at just $49 for 4 people

Book now at

www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/shadow-initiaiton

The Hahndorf Fairy Garden

The Fairy Garden Hahndorf are bursting at the seams with fairies, fairy furniture, slides, seesaws and fairy houses of all shapes and sizes! If you look closely you will find elves, pixies, dragons and gnomes at work!

When you are about to leave we will give you fairy dust or dragon dust if you prefer, to make a secret wish in the wishing well. Shh make sure only the fairies hear your wish…..

You will find us open Thursdays, Fridays  and Mondays 10:30am until 4pm and Weekends from 11:30am until 4:30pm

the-fairy-garden-hahndorf.myshopify.com

Pottering Around

Try Pottering Around this school holidays!

Head over to Semaphore Park and join us for great coffee, a bite to eat, crafts, crafts and more crafts!! Choose from our range of ceramics to paint and make your own. Join one of our school holiday workshops, we have slime…beading…cooking…and of course clay!!

Bookings recommended as Covid number restrictions apply. 

www.potteringaround.com.au

LOT.100

LOT.100 is welcoming, family-friendly, and fun with some of the most breathtaking views of the Adelaide Hills.

Built in 2018 by Adelaide Hills Distillery, Ashton Valley Fresh, Hills Cider, Mismatch Brewing, and Vinteloper. Not only does LOT.100 cater to the grown-ups but it was very important that the team created a family-friendly environment that creates memories for everyone.

At LOT.100 you are lucky enough to enjoy the view during sundown while having a drink in hand. The Restaurant is open Thursday to Sunday for a family-friendly lunch. LOT.100 has built a small play area for the kids to explore, they can walk through the kitchen gardens or take some time visiting the pets of LOT.100 with the alpacas, goats and sheep only a 50-metre walk from the restaurant. 

While you sit and go through a wine, gin, beer or cider flight, the kids can join in with a juice flight from Ashton Valley Fresh. If towards the end of lunch the kids get restless, LOT.100 has lawn games to keep the kids entertained while you relax and watch them playing on the lawns. 

You can book through www.lot100.com.au or calling 08 7077 2888

The Beachouse is BACK and with a NEW Mini Golf Course!

Open every day of the July School Holidays.Glenelg’s favourite family entertainment complex is open again –and it’s better than ever!

Packed withawesome Arcade Games and Rides like Dodgem Cars, Carousel, Bumper Boats, a Playcastle for the little ones and more!Plus,they’ve just released heaps of brand new vouchers with awesome savings for the School Holidays!

Download them for free now at: www.thebeachouse.com.au/school-holidays

Bonus Special Offer: Family Mini Golf Pass –ONLY $30! Includes 18 holes of Mini Golf for 4x people!
Available all day, every day of the School Holidays. (Conditions apply.)

www.thebeachouse.com.au/school-holidays

Save 15% at Escape Hunt these holidays and try the BRAND NEW ROOM!

Celebrate having a little more freedom these school holidays, by getting locked in at Escape Hunt. Save 15% at Escape Hunt, Monday – Friday from 6-20 July using the promo code WINTER15 when booking online. If you haven’t played an Escape Hunt escape room before, now is the perfect time! Enter a themed room with your group, solve puzzles, crack codes and work together to solve a mystery and escape the room. A school holiday activity that both the kids and the adults will get a real kick out of!

For those that Escape Hunt enthusiasts, the exciting news is all about the launch of a brand new room, Down the Rabbit Hole. Follow Alice in to Wonderland, explore the Mad Hatter’s tea party and help to discover who has stolen the Queen of Heart’s tarts.

Escape Hunt is suitable for children 7 and up, and one paying player must be 16 years or older. Discount does not apply to Kids Party packages or outdoor games.

Book online at www.escapehunt.com/au/adelaide/booking

Flip Out Munno Para

School Holiday boredom got you flippin’ out?

We 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

BOUNCE. IS. BACK

Jump online NOW and snap up your chance to bounce with us. Sessions will be 50 minutes long, with a 10 minute cleaning blitz prior to the next session starting.
It’s been way too long – school holidays couldn’t start any better than this!

www.bounceinc.com.au/venue-adelaide-sa

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

SCHOOL HOLIDAY EVENTS

City of Holdfast Bay

There is less than a week left of school before the July school holidays are here but don’t stress because the City of Holdfast Bay has some great activities on offer to keep your kids entertained.

They are offering a range on online workshops and live events including gumboot gardens, a teddy bears picnic and all abilities cheer and dance classes and you can do them all from your lounge room!

Find out more and register at www.holdfast.sa.gov.au/whatson 

Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July (inclusive)
10am to 4.30pm

  • Three separate trains running; full size steam train Peronne, Redhen railcars and the miniature train Bub & Ken.
  • Music, Song & Dance routines.
  • All train rides and entertainment are included in the admission fees.

    Some limited catering available on site.

    NOTE: COVID 19 Safe Plan and some restrictions (and closed areas) are in place. Maximum number of 1,000 people on site at any one time.

    Pre-booked tickets available via the NRM website nrm.org.au

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS FOR FREE

Free Build a Bear at Unley Shopping Centre

Simply spend $50 or more at participating specialty stores and receive a FREE Build-A-Bear bear valued at $18!

To redeem, present your receipts at the collection station on Thursday 9 or Friday 10 July from 9am – 2pm.

The kids will just love dressing up these furry friends during the school holidays!

Terms and conditions apply –

visit https://bit.ly/2BxYGRg

Port Adelaide Plaza

Join Port Adelaide Plaza this school holidays for FREE holiday fun – Animal Encounters!

Get up close and personal with a python, crocodile and lizard! Plus colour-in and take home your own insect pencil case.

When: Wed 8 – Fri 10 & Wed 15 – Fri 17 July from 11am-3pm daily
Where: Port Adelaide Plaza, 220 Commercial Road Port Adelaide Activities located near Kmart.
Who: Suitable for 5-12 year old’s.

www.portadelaideplaza.com.au/whats-on/school-holiday-fun

Northpark Shopping Centre

Keep your kids entertained these school holidays with Northpark Shopping Centre’s Colouring Competition!

They can go in the draw to WIN 1 of 3 Arts & Crafts Set so when the competition is over they can keep the creative fun going.

Simply head to their website & download one of the templates: 

Once completed, snap a picture & send to Northpark Shopping Centre via Facebook messenger.
Competition starts 4 July & ends 10 July. Winners announced 13 July. Terms & conditions apply.

https://bit.ly/2Z1XJsF

FREE Chalk Activities - City of Adelaide

City of Adelaide have set up a FREE chalk space at Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi these school holidays.

July 9 & 10 and July 16 & 17
2 sessions per day – 45 minutes in duration

Facilitated by chalk extraordinaires, Phantasmagoria, there will be three activity zones for them to chalk up their colourful creations including:

🖍 Free draw zone
With all the colours of the rainbow to choose from, kids can be as creative as they like here!

🐨 Animal creatures
Look to the native wildlife in South Australia and the Park Lands for inspo in this nature-living space.

🌈 Stained glass designs
Get crafty with critters in this zone where kids can help design a stained glass window featuring giant lorikeets, blue tongued lizards, possums, koalas or ‘Chequered Copper’ Butterflies – all celebrating nature at Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi.

Let your little ones’ imaginations run wild in the fresh air!

Register online at
www.eventbrite.com.au/e/chalkin-around-registration-110738196928