Author: Jacki

Ghost Mushroom Lane | Mount Gambier SA

Ever heard of ‘Glow Trees’? Ghost Mushroom Lane is a is a REAL place! The Ghost Mushroom is native to Australia and it glows green in the night…..If you’re heading down around our states south east / Mount Gambier between May and the end of June, an evening visit here is worth braving the cold and dark. 2024 Ghost Mushroom Season Info According to Forestry SA, to see the Ghost Mushrooms this year, you need to book a...

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Doughballs The Pizza Place

When you need a lunch or dinner spot in Glenelg, Doughballs is hands down, our Kids In Adelaide FAVOURITE spot for a family meal. Plus, you can also find Doughballs in McLaren Vale at Paxton Wines on the weekends and popping up all over Adelaide at events! TWO NEW DOUGHBALLS LOCATIONS COMING SOON! Yep, HUGE news out of DoughBalls The Pizza Place – their latest restaurant will be opening in the Adelaide city in the July 2024 School...

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Zeea’s Eatery – Tony & Marks

Zeea’s Eatery, exclusive to the Tony & Marks retail experience, is basically the superhero of Adelaide dining spots for families. Picture this: you walk in with your squad of mini-humans, and instead of getting the side-eye from fellow diners, you’re greeted with sympathetic nods, quick, quality caffeine offerings and knowing smiles. Talk about seeking refuge in the comforting embrace of good fresh food and understanding...

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Southern Yorke Peninsula Water Tower Mural Trail

Did you know the Southern Yorke Peninsula has a Water Tower/Tank Mural Trail? Next time you are heading to Yorkes, make sure to schedule in a drive by. If you are not, well, maybe you should be, it is a comfortable two and a half hour drive from Adelaide. The talented art work is thanks to funding through the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grant, which aims to boost tourism within regions that were directly impacted by the 2019 bushfires....

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AFL MAX

AFL Max is Australia’s first indoor football skills, entertainment and education centre. The 5,500m2 indoor venue is all about getting kids active and having fun – with activities to keep both the footy-mad and not-so-mad entertained for hours!  The venue is filled with trampolines, rock climbing walls, interactive screen games, inflatables, skill tests and challenges that keep the fun going until the final siren! The...

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Farm Café and Dairy, Beerenberg

In the warmer months, strawberry picking at Beerenberg in the Adelaide Hill’s (Hahndorf to be exact) is a bit of a South Australian right of passage. We take our interstate and overseas visitors, we take our kids, and my god is it good! However, we feel a bit cheated. We had no idea until very recently that the ‘Farm Café’ and inhouse ice creamery ‘The Dairy’ was so divine, or such an epic option for eating out...

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Keith Stephenson Park – Mt Barker

Find it at: Adelaide Road, Mount Barker Keith Stephenson Park had been upgraded and re-opened in December 2023! Keith Stephenson Park is the premier district reserve for the Council area. It hosts major events such as carols by candlelight and is a meeting place for families across the district. It is located on the Laratinga Trail, a shared use path that is the spine of the open space network and links as far as Newnham Estate and the Summit...

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Benni’s Cafe & Gelato Bar at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

The Barossa Valley Chocolate Company opened just before Easter 2019, and is a must-visit when you are in the area. Don’t plan on a quick visit just to buy some amazing chocolate though, there is so much on offer here you may as well book in for lunch at Benni’s Cafe and try it all! It’s a fabulous alternative to a traditional cellar door with so many initiatives that can be used as bargaining power for the kids! A gelato bar greets...

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Bloom Cafe

Want an exceptional quality, cute as, *hidden* café on the city fringe, with a secluded river path to explore? Think large alfresco pavilion, shady garden with games strewn, and and irresistible brand new kids menu. Where well behaved dogs are welcome and there are zero cars whizzing past? Throw in coffee so good you will have at least two, and a setting so pretty you know there is a snap going direct to the gram? Bloom Café at 38 Winwood...

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Kytons Bakery Fundraising

So many of us South Australian parents grew up enjoying Kytons Bakery hot cross buns, family pies and pasty slices, lamingtons and other delicious treats. We also all remember the excitement when our netball club, school, gymnastics club or local community group would run a Kytons Bakery fundraiser – well, guess what? Kytons are still supporting local clubs, charities and community groups through their fundraising drives and they have...

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Tips For A Family Friendly Adelaide Fringe

Kids are unpredictable – like many of the Fringe shows we’ve seen really. As much as I have fought it, I am ready to admit that I am at a stage in my life, with kids, where PLANNING is king. Attending events is no exception, so here is my guide to surviving a day at Adelaide Fringe with kids. Sort your transport or parking in advance. Weekends get particularly busy and opening night will also see some road closures around...

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Acai Affair

Here’s a fun and guilt free spot to take the family! Acai Affair on King William Road is a brand new premium self serve Acai and Frozen Yoghurt Bar! The kids are going to love creating their own bowl and best of all you can indulge completely guilt free here! It’s a perfect substitute for Ice Cream and definitely a lot more fun – just wait until you see the self serve toppings buffet – it will have your eyes popping out...

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Inchargebox Review

Honestly, what family doesn’t need help with their digital wellbeing? Enter Inchargebox! We have had our eyes on this product for a while and in the lead up to the summer holidays, we jumped at the opportunity to give a couple of different sized Inchargebox’s a go. What is it exactly? Well it’s a great quality, powered coated, lockable, steel tech storage box. It’s stylish and it obviously has has capability to charge up...

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Adelaide’s Best Cookies and Biscuits

This one is for the cookie and biscuit lovers! Brace your taste buds for a rollercoaster of flavour because the Kids in Adelaide team have done the hard yards just in time for World Cookie Day, December 4th, thanks for asking, to uncover Adelaide’s best sugar wizards. You know, the ones turning dough into pure magic. We have been on a mission to prove that Adelaide isn’t just famous for its festivals, hills and wine; we’ve got...

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Dunstan Adventure Playground, St Peters

Find it at: Winchester Street, St Peters This wonderful playground upgrade, completed in 2023, includes new adventure-themed play equipment, toilets, picnic and BBQ facilities and park furniture. The Dunstan Adventure Playground is full of excellent equipment for adventurous kids. A lot of the equipment is aimed at older children though, so your kids will need to feel pretty confident, the slide is beyond huge and kids will need their balance...

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West Beach Eatery

At a quick glance, you might think that West Beach Patisserie & Eatery is only for guests staying at the Big4 in West Beach Parks, but we are here to tell you that it is OPEN to the public, 7 days a week and your family are going to love some of the best coffee, food and hospitality going around! Legitimately, every thing this talented family touch in the hospitality space, turns to gold. Trust us, we have been following these legends...

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What the Croque! Café

Hello brand new Adelaide café that your kids are going to LOVE every bit as much as you will! With a delicious French inspired menu, think next level toasties like the OG Croque: Leg Ham, Swiss Cheese, Parmesan Cheese and Home Made Béchamel, toasted on sourdough. Plus some of the best coffee we have had in a while AND a beautiful adjoining fenced out door playground – we are SOLD. So, we’ve shamelessly stalked owners Amy and Eric...

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Skyline Giant Ferris Wheel at Glenelg

The Mix 102.3 Giant Wheel powered by Lumo Energy is BACK at Glenelg and sporting some seriously cool stickers on the seats! (Spoiler alert: They are OURS!) How awesome is it to see the MIX 102.3 GIANT WHEEL powered by LUMO ENERGY return to Glenelg for the summer? Skyline Attractions is thrilled to be coming back to Glenelg for the fifth year running. From Friday 27th October 2023 to the 12th May 2024  you can take a ride 35 metres in the...

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Kids Tasting Flights at Kimbolton wines

Of all of the wineries we have visited this year? Kimbolton has had the most on offer for kids and families, and we just love this place to bits. From the shady lawn games and kids welcome baskets, to the massive hand they played in the regions ‘Grapes for Good’ initiative, come take a look at our recent visit. Less than an hour away from the Adelaide CBD lies the Langhorne Creek wine region. Where is Langhorne Creek? Glad you...

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Glenthorne National Park Adventure Playground

Glenthorne Nature Play Space Find it at: Majors Road, O’Halloran Hill The multi-million dollar nature play space, forming part of SA’s newest national park, Glenthorne, is here and it is spectacular!Glenthorne National Park opened in May 2019 and the nature playground has it all, in fact it has so much we are sure to forget some of the wonderful playground features including; Multiple slides (including a HUGE tube slide tower Swings...

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