April School Holidays
Saturday 13 April, 2024 – Sunday 28 April, 2024
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
Big Brain Tiny Hands is Urth Clay Studio’s one-off pottery classes prioritize experimentation and muddy fun over seeking perfection.
Unlike traditional approaches, we encourage kids to freely explore shapes and textures, fostering a sense of joy in the creative process while introducing a step to step guidnes sometimes to teach how to create a strong piece, The therapeutic experience of working with clay provides a meditative environment for kids to de-stress and express themselves artistically. With hands-on, tactile engagement, our classes offer a break from screens, allowing children to immerse themselves in the sensory pleasure of clay.
Expert guidance, rather than strict rules, empowers kids to bring their unique visions to life, creating an atmosphere of liberating creativity. Join us for a memorable, screen-free experience that celebrates the joy of pottery and inspires the young artist in every child.
April, 18, 19, 20 , 24, 25
10:30 am to 12:45 pm.
Just $75 per day (Scout Members save 20%!), from 9am (drop-off from 8:30am) until 5pm.
Let Code Camp inspire your children to get creative with technology these holidays, learn some valuable new skills, have fun and make new friends. With a wide range of in-person camps and online programs available, there really is something for everyone. Choose from beginner to advanced coding camps, robotics, stop-motion animation, DJing, video production and so much more!
Not sure where to start?
Code Camp’s flagship coding programs are the perfect way to begin your child’s Code Camp journey. Choose Little Coders for ages 5-7 to take their first steps into the world of coding and Spark for ages 7-12 to use drag & drop coding to create an awesome arcade-style game.
Plus, their most popular creative camps are back this season including Minecraft Engineers, Roblox Legends, Robotics Camp, and YouTube Creators, offering the coolest few days of STEM learning and fun.
For more information and bookings head to the Code Camp website: www.codecamp.com.au
Gear up for an epic holiday bash with Cirkidz!
For all dates and times, check out the full timetable and instant online bookings on the Cirkidz website. Don’t snooze – get in before they book out!
🏏 RUN, KICK, JUMP! ⚽️
The Adelaide University Sport and Fitness School Holiday Program returns these holidays, filled with action packed days to keep your children active over the break. Experienced coaches will assist in developing new sporting skills, whilst building social skill and physical literacy.
Get excited and register today!
Thursday 14 Dec 2023 until Thursday 25 Jan 2024
Book here: bit.ly/AUSSHP
The ultimate outdoor adventure awaits at Baptist Care SA’s Wirraway Homestead, nestled in the beautiful Strathalbyn, Adelaide Hills.
We’re famous for our School Holiday Musters – outdoor camping adventures where kids to challenge themselves, build lifelong friendships, and develop positive communication skills. From mustering sheep, conquering the escape room and shelter building, your child won’t want to leave.
It wouldn’t be an adventure at Wirraway Homestead without getting to ride our horses. We have a fantastic horse-riding arena on-site, or trail rides on offer.
At Wirraway Homestead, you’ll have an amazing time while making unforgettable memories. Join our autumn school holiday programs today.
Places to Visit/Things to Do in the April School Holidays
April is going to be HUGE at Treeclimb Adelaide and Kuitpo Forest – BOOK NOW to avoid missing out!
TWO PARKS TO CHOOSE FROM!Conquer challenges, face fears and connect with each other amongst the treetops.For climbers 135cm or taller the Grand Course is for you!
Over 100 challenges split across both parks, including a Zip-Loop at either location.For the littlies under 135cm and over 100cm, you’ll be booking them on the Kids Course. Compiled of 5 Courses across two locations, with over 45 obstacles including zip-lines! Remember, adults are unable to climb the Kids Course, you’ll be supporting your brave little climbers from the ground.
For the experienced Kids Course climbers, not quite tall enough for the Grand Course but ready to give it a go, try out our highly requested Family Experience.Specifically designed for adventurous littlies. Children must be at least 125cm and must be climbing with an adult at least 18 years or older.
And of course, South Australia’s FIRST Nets Adventure! Exclusive to TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest, this course is perfect for our littlest climbers who aren’t quite tall enough for our Kids Course OR for those who want to add a little more to their TreeClimb experience! Recommended but not restricted to ages 2 – 10 years old.
Put the screens away, pack a picnic and take full advantage of the Autumn sun!Bookings are available for BOTH VENUES and we HIGHLY recommend pre-booking as sessions do sell out!
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 their brand new outdoor adventure Time Cops, there is something for all families to enjoy.
Book in an escape for a truly brain-bending family outing.
Be sure to include some Escape Hunt fun in your school holiday schedule!
The perfect activity for kids of all ages! There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly picked strawberries and Beerenberg have got the best strawberries on earth. Juicy, ripe, and packed with sweetness and flavour, these strawberries are nothing like any you’ve tasted before.
Beerenberg’s Strawberry Patch is open almost every day from November to April each year, but sometimes they have to close the strawberry patch for a few days. Always check whether our patch is open by visiting our website the same day before visiting.
After you’ve picked your strawberries, why not visit the Beerenberg Farm Café where you enjoy a selection of family favourites featuring fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce.
When you’re done with lunch indulge yourself at their delightful ice creamery, The Dairy for the perfect summer treat. They have a number of delightful flavours to choose from, and their ice cream and gelati is made with freshly churned local milk and the highest quality fruit, chocolate, and other delicious ingredients. Choose their Strawberry which is packed with their very own juicy strawberries. Or go wild and delve into one of their yummy Berry Choc Pots, fresh Beerenberg Strawberries drenched in melted chocolate – this mouth-watering treat is only available on Saturdays from midday until sold out.
Before you leave, make sure you visit their Farm Shop – the perfect place to stock up on your favourite Beerenberg products. In fact, there are over 100 jams, chutneys, sauces, dressings and more to choose from. If you’re lucky, they may even be serving samples of their delicious, NEW, 30-minute meal bases!
It’s truly the perfect day out for family and friends to enjoy; breathing in the fresh air of the patch and hunting for that perfect strawberry.
Helen’s Mini Worlds is running a few kids terrarium-making workshops this school holidays. In this one-hour workshop, you will design and create a tiny, living, bioactive terrarium complete with a figurine of your choice. Along the way, Helen, who has a science degree and a passion for nature, will teach you about the science behind terrariums and why we call them tiny, bioactive ecosystems!
You will not only take home your very own bioactive terrarium world, but also all the information you need to care for it and a wealth of new knowledge about the natural world.
The perfect mix of science and creativity, creating an experience like no other.
This workshop is suitable for ages 7-17. It provides an introduction to terrariums and ecosystem science. No prior knowledge or experience is required.
Limited spots available, head to www.helensminiworlds.com/workshops to book your ticket(s).
Can’t make the dates listed? Our terrarium-making station is open all school holidays
The Mix102.3 Giant Wheel powered by Lumo Energy is BACK down at Glenelg for another summer and we couldn’t be more excited!
Head down there for a spin, enjoy the views of the coastline and back up Jetty Road, then hang around for a play at the Glenelg Foreshore Playground.
Open daily from 10am – 9:30pm.
Find out more & grab you tickets at kidsinadelaide.com.au/event/mix102-3-giant-wheel
Get the whole family together for the ultimate fun-filled Adelaide Oval kids adventure.
Follow your Adelaide Oval Ambassador as they guide you around the famous stadium telling tall tales from the past, and fun-facts from the present. Stop for interactive activities designed to get the kids thinking and walking in the footsteps of famous sporting heroes.
Experience all things cricket and football behind the scenes and have some fun with our interactive challenges along the way.
An experience for the whole family, this will have both kids and parents learning and laughing all the way round the iconic Adelaide Oval.
April School Holiday Events in Adelaide
April School Holiday Adventures
Have fun and experience the wonder of nature together as a family these school holidays.
Join this family friendly kayak where you have the opportunity to view resident dolphins and 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 along the way. All this and only 30 minutes from Adelaide CBD.
Our knowledgeable guides ensure a safe and informative tour, sharing insights about the dolphins and other marine life that frequent the area as well as the history of this unique and beautiful part of South Australia. 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 9 years and older to participate and will need to be in a double kayak with an adult. Gift vouchers are available.