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Discover Adelaide for kids! We have everything you need to know about what to discover in Adelaide: discover the best Adelaide playgrounds, the best child friendly café/restaurants and all the fun things to do with kids.

Mum Time at Majestic M Suites

Grab your best friend, your Mum or maybe even a friend from interstate or overseas that you need some quality time with and book a stay at Majestic M Suites in North Adelaide. It is the ultimate choice in luxury, sophistication and most importantly RELAXATION when you are in need of some well deserved Mum Time! My bestie and I recently stayed in one of the two bedroom suites at the M Suites for two nights and it was the perfect escape from the...

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Top Tips For Taking Kids To The Theatre

We LOVE taking our kids to the theatre. The arts are really important to us as a family and we were determined to instill an appreciation of live theatre in them from a young age. Don’t worry – we’re not talking about full length operas or gritty plays in another language. We love to go and see kid friendly shows that come to Adelaide such as plays based on their favourite books, children’s music groups, magic shows and...

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Boats and Bedzzz Villa & Houseboat Accommodation, Murray River

We recently visited South Australia’s Riverland for an extra-long weekend. Having visited the area before we chose Renmark again for its beautiful riverside location and holiday village feel. We decided to leave the caravan home this time and splash out for just a smidge more convenience and stay at the luxurious Renmark River Villas, hosted by Boats and Bedzzz. The accommodation options are great! Boats and Bedzzz host two modern 3-bedroom...

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Renmark Club

The Renmark Club is a brilliant spot to relax with a glass of wine and a meal. Its town centre and riverfront location is the ideal place to meet with family and friends and enjoy all the perks life out here affords. This extensive community club is attractive day and night and easily caters for the significant weekend crowd whilst simultaneously hosting a Wedding in the Function Centre adjacent. There are several sections to choose from for...

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The River Block

If you are looking for a home away from home during your South Aussie Riverland stay, then you need to check out The River Block! This riverfront accommodation in Berri has three bedrooms, a dishwasher, hardwood floors (no worrying about the kids ruining the carpet!) and lots of luxurious touches to make your trip both relaxing and comfortable. The River Block is perched atop the riverbank of a private lagoon with so much fun to be had! Go...

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River Jack’s Cafe, Berri

River Jacks Café holds pride of place on the riverbank, beside the beautiful lawns, right at the start of Berri’s main street. If you are new to town, find the Information Centre & you’ll find River Jacks Cafe right next door – perfect for filling your bellies before you decide where you will adventure next! We took up position outside on the authentically rustic, spacious patio and set about basking in the glorious morning...

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Woolshed Brewery, Murtho

Are you even on holiday if you aren’t actively seeking out a local brewery and making any excuse to just pop in? Woolshed Brewery has become a bit of a Riverland icon and it’s easy to see why. The 100-year old shearing shed with its grated timber flooring is the heart of the brewery and is a great option for kicking back on a wet or cold day. However sit outside if you can – perched on top of a high riverbank, it has a great deck...

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Riverland for Kids: Our Must See and Dos

Everytime we head out to the Riverland we find something new to see and do with kids in this region. There really is something for everyone. We really recommend that you leave time to explore more than just one town as they all offer something different and exciting for families. It really is a place that’s got it all. It’s a wine region, has beautiful scenery, great accommodation options & plenty of Riverland fun fun for the whole...

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River Shack Rentals

Find a Murray River Holiday Home for your next getaway! River Shack Rentals accommodation offers the experiences of the old style river shacks you may have visited as a kid, up to modern luxury homes sleeping up to 22 – perfect places to meet family and friends with something to suit everyone. With most properties being under 2 hours – and yet a whole world away from Adelaide, more time can be spent on the river than the road. From breaking...

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Eleni’s Greek at Mallee Estate

Eleni’s Greek at Mallee Estate is a winery and restaurant experience all rolled into one, with a whole lot of history and family love keeping this wonderful Riverland business alive in the heart of Renmark. It often takes a family to create a family friendly experience and this is absolutely the case at Mallee Estate. As soon as we arrived at Mallee Estate we instantly felt at home. The grounds are well manicured and the wooden garden...

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Berri Hotel

The Berri Hotel Bistro is another large attractive venue serving from a significant and contemporary menu. You can’t go too wrong with a pub meal when you’re on holidays and you’ll find plenty of pub favourites at the Berri Hotel, along with some new options. Located on Riverview Drive in the heart of Berri, you’ll never be too far from the Berri Hotel while exploring this popular Riverland destination. During our visit,...

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Majestic Hotels & Apartments

Majestic Hotels & Apartments were founded by John Culshaw in 1986 & are family owned & operated right here in South Australia to this day! So if you are looking for a family getaway, somewhere to stay for business, a Mum’s weekend away or a romantic night or two with your partner, staying at a Majestic property is a great way to support a local South Australian business while getting away from the hustle & bustle of life....

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Light Creatures | Review

Light Creatures is back at the Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide once again. All your fave exhibits from last year are back, with a new feature – Cahaya, the prowling tiger! It is a not to be missed event on the Illuminate calendar, but book quick as some sessions are already selling out! Keep reading for our review from Opening Night. Dates: 7 – 31 July 2022Thurs, Fri, Sat and SunEntry times: 6:30pm and 7:45pm After a sold out...

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Best Waterfalls To Visit With Kids

Sure, TLC said “Don’t go chasin’ waterfalls”… but we doubt they ever saw any of the waterfalls we have here in Adelaide – some only a short drive from the city and a bunch that are perfect for visiting with kids. If you are looking for a free family outing in Winter or Spring, why not take a drive and go exploring our beautiful waterfalls? Kids are mad for them (there is something a bit magical about them!),...

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Bridgewater Mill Playground

This stunning playground is just about everything we love about a day out in our beautiful Adelaide Hills. Coffee (Hello ‘Little Cog’!), stunning scenery and a fab playground for all ages. Located just below the Bridgewater Mill, the playground is fenced along the road and edges but NOT on the creek bed, which in my opinion is great because it allows kids to take there shoes off and go for a good explore in the creek bed. When we...

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Taste the Yorke, Moonta

I think I just died and went to brunch heaven. I definitely have a new contender for best brunch on Yorke Peninsula…while staying in Moonta, we dropped into Taste The Yorke, a delightful and delicious café on the main drag in town. Run by Jo and her lovely staff, Taste The Yorke gives locals and tourists alike somewhere to support local Yorkes businesses in more ways than one. The café consists of mainly outdoor seating around an...

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Norton Park Pump Track, Whyalla

If this isn’t the most colourful skate park in South Australia, then we don’t know what is! Norton Park in Whyalla recently had a bit of an upgrade, including installation of this pump track – and even more recently it got this amazing new lick of paint as part of the UnEarth Festival. If you’re staying in Whyalla or just passing through, get the kids bikes, skateboards and scooters out of the car to have a go on this...

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What’s on in Adelaide for the EASTER Long Weekend

Easter in Adelaide is a time for different things for different people. So whether it’s chocolate, church, a family holiday, parties or all of the aforementioned, we hope you have the chance to enjoy every second of the long weekend across South Australia in all the ways that make you happy. It’s also the most delicious time of the year – you can pretty much guarantee that no matter where you go over Easter in Adelaide, there...

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@Lenswood Pick Your Own Orchard

PYO Apples at @Lenswood isn’t just pick and run type of thing – it really is a fun full day out you can have with the whole family. We popped up over the weekend and spent hours there enjoying the beautiful blue sky Adelaide Hills day picking apples, checking out the farm machinery, playing outdoor games, learning about the different apple varieties available and enjoying our picnic in the apple row paired with with fresher than...

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Stanley Bridge Tavern

If you love a family meal out and don’t mind a little journey to get to the *very best* places, get Stanley Bridge Tavern on your must visit list. Located in Verdun in the Adelaide Hills just a short hop, skip and jump off of the freeway before Hahndorf, and this is good news if your kids are like mine and don’t travel the windy hills roads well. Little energetic people will be fine here. Book to eat out in the sheltered large beer...

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Paradise Resort – Gold Coast

Paradise Resort has launched a brand new ‘Stay and Play’ package designed to help visitors return to Queensland. Along with its long list of inclusions like discounts on activities and unlimited use of their awesome facilities, the ‘Stay and Play’ package also offers a BONUS $200 Experience Bonus (for a 3–5night package) or $400 (for 6nights or more).Find out more at paradiseresort.com.au/all_offers/stayandplay2022 I feel like a family holiday...

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Adelaide’s Road Side Produce Stalls

Did you know that Adelaide, in particular the Adelaide Hills has a fantastic trail of road side produce stalls? Ever wondered how to find them? We are talking more than just a bucket of home grown lemons too! Yep, this is a great excuse to throw the kids in the car and take a nice little low cost adventure through the Adelaide Hills or at least out of your usual digs. Our beautiful climate is perfect for growing a host of produce, and you can...

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Discovery Parks – Goolwa

**SCORE 15% off + KIDS STAY FREE at Discovery Parks GOOLWA for sites and cabins. Use code KIDSINADL – (T&Cs apply). Please note – this excludes Easter weekend. Goolwa Park only. Valid for bookings now until 30/6/22** UPDATE MARCH 2022 – WATERPARK IS OPEN!Featuring multiple waterslides, tipping bucket, plenty of fountains and splash areas the brand new resort style waterpark is sure to be a big winner with the kids. Stop the...

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(Not So) Secret Swimming Spots in S.A

Ahhh summer in South Australia. The perfect time to pack up the car & head to one of our many beautiful beaches, lakes or springs for a swim. We have dived in (see what I did there?) to find the best spots to cool off. No matter the age or swimming level of your kids there is sure to be somewhere in the list below that is perfect for your family. There are beaches that are perfect for boogie boards, rockpools to discover our marine life,...

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Family Friendly New Years Eve Events in Adelaide

New Year’s Eve is always a tricky one when you have kids, especially younger ones. So we’ll be finding and adding all the family friendly NYE events in Adelaide. We’re talking early fireworks, afternoon events, kid friendly entertainment and all the stuff to make the last night of the year a good one.If you have, or know of, a Family Friendly New Year’s Eve event happening in Adelaide this year we’d love to know...

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Where to Pick Your Own Fruit in Adelaide

Fruit just tastes better when you’ve picked it yourself, doesn’t it? Thankfully there are heaps of places across Adelaide where you can take the whole family and pick to your hearts content. Whether it’s strawberries, blueberries, citrus, apples, figs, we have found the best spots to trick your kids into a bit of exercise, fresh air and healthy eating all rolled into a fun, family day out!

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Ember Pizza

Ember Pizza can be found in the impressive ‘Provenance’ precinct in the heart of Nuriootpa. A lovely old Penfolds building that presents as a hub of eclectic, genuine Barossa food, beverage and tourism experiences. A must do if you are travelling with others, as there is bound to be something here that is sure to please every one, including food and a decent lawn + indoor or outdoor dining, perfet with the kids! Arriving in the...

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TreeClimb Adelaide

***UPDATED: 1 August 2022*** Could we be seeing a TreeClimb in Salisbury soon? We sure hope so! The City of Salisbury is inviting feedback from the public on the proposed TreeClimb Salisbury which would be built in Harry Bowey Reserve, Salisbury Park. If you wish to have your say, click here to take part in the survey & keep your eye on Kids In Adelaide for any updates! *** UPDATED Winter 2021 *** TreeClimb have announced plans for a second...

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Umpherston Sinkhole, Mt Gambier

Insty famous Umpherston Sinkhole is located in Mt Gambier around 5 hours drive from Adelaide on the Limestone Coast. Where: Jubilee Highway E, Mt Gambier Once a cave formed through dissolution of the limestone. The sinkhole was created when the top of the chamber collapsed downwards creating the perfect environment for growing. Enter James Umpherston in 1886 who turned the space into the incredibly beautiful sunken garden that it is today. Full...

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Bond Store & CU@Wallaroo

We recently re-visited Wallaroo’s Bond Store – Microbrewery, Distillery and Restaurant. I really want you to know that we do not go back for a second year of featuring an outlet or tourism operator unless the are the absolute bee’s knees. This place? There is no way we were not returning to update their feature on our website. It’s a must visit on any Yorke Peninsula Itinerary, and yep, I don’t care if you are...

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