Category: Barossa Valley for Kids

The beautiful Barossa Valley is closer to the CBD than you think it is! Just over an hour drive from the city, straight up Main North Road or take the Northern Expressway and you’ll find yourself (and your family) at the gateway to some of South Australia’s best wineries! Now it’s not just for adults. There are plenty of kid friendly venues and things to do when you choose to spend a day (or even a whole weekend) in this stunning part of our state. Plan your visit, get a map and make an itinerary of where you’d like to visit. Consider the time of year – Autumn and Spring are best, as it gets quite chilly in winter (although we went on a gorgeous sunny day in July!). Take some busy bags to keep the kids occupied when you need it, and of course the iPad never goes astray. Be sure you have a designated driver, and take a bottle of wine home with you to enjoy!

Kids in Adelaide acknowledges the Peramangk people, the Traditional Owners of Country throughout the Barossa Valley and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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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Vintage Chef Co, Barossa Valley

Just take a moment to check out the breathtaking location for this equally as breathtaking place to take your family out for a meal. Taking out for a meal doesn’t seem to do it justice really, it is more ‘spoiling your family with a culinary experience’, but without feeling like you have to dip into the life savings to cover the bill. So what exactly is it that makes Vintage Chef Co so damn good? Read on! Lets start with the...

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Whispering Wall

Of all of the SA reservoirs, Barossa Reservoir with its famous ‘Whispering Wall’ is surely a favourite for kids. It doesn’t involve a big walk or hike and it is THE most magical experience to have one person whisper at the end of the reservoir wall and another hear it over 140 meters away on the other end. Better than milo tins on a string, and even better than the sound pipes in the Angaston Adventure Station (which are...

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Barossa Valley Discovery Park – Tanunda

**WANT 15% DISCOUNT + KIDS STAY FREE AT SOUTH AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERY PARKS FOR MARCH, APRIL & MAY? YES YOU DO! Book HERE and use code KIDSINADL *offer not valid 1-5 April and 9-26 April. Excludes McCracken, Streaky Bay and Roxby Downs Please don’t ever think the Barossa Valley is not for kids. It is a truly amazing region for families to ‘holiday at home’ and visit after visit we find new activities and initiative...

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Impact KidsWorld: Barossa

If a play café is your thing Impact Kids World is worth checking out. Suitable for little people 12 months to 12 years of age. Surrounded by beautiful vineyards, Impact: Kids World Barossa makes an impression as you drive up. With a massive car park, make sure you head to the back part of the building to enter (the front part is the church). When we entered we were super impressed at how homely the place felt. We were warmly greeted and took a...

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Barossa Adventure Station

Now open to the public, the photos for this place looked fantastic and it lived up to the expectations and more! This family friendly and highly accessible facility (toilets YES!) features a 1km mountain bike trail, zip-line, in-groundtrampolines, multi-level adventure play space including a mega tower and slide, skate ramps, bouldering wall, half-court basketball, sensory sound forest poles, outdoor fitness equipment, play deck and plenty of...

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Angaston Mountain Bike Loop, Barossa Valley

Part of The Barossa Council’s Big Project this 1km loop is located in the township of Angaston on the corner of Washington and Fife Street. The track features a range of rollers and berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge. TrailScapes are the clever folks behind this project and according to their website this track is “Very much like a little MTB playground in the middle of a town, this unique loop gets “sessioned”, laps after laps...

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Harvest Kitchen – Barossa

Harvest Kitchen can be found at the top of Magnolia Rd, just outside the township of Tanunda, and partners with Calabria Family Wines Barossa who’s tasting room sits under the same roof. (You may know it as Artisans of Barossa). We had high expectations after hearing so much about this place – including rave reviews on the food AND that it was extremely family friendly. Fair to say our expectations of both were blown out of the...

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Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

If you are wanting a Barossa accommodation experience in STYLE with your family, don’t look past Novotel Barossa Valley Resort. To be honest, we almost did, thinking it was only a corporate golf and events kind of abode. Wrong. When I phoned and actually spoke to them, I barely had time to listen to all of the initiatives for kids and families! Book. Me. In. Heated Pool – First on the kids hit list. Well suited to a special occasion...

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Big4 Barossa Tourist Park

Our family visited the Big4 Barossa Tourist Park recently for an easy weekend getaway and had an absolute blast. There is HEAPS for the kids to do there, with a great location for checking out all that the Barossa region has to offer nearby. Ideally situated in Nuriootpa, the Big4 Barossa Tourist Park caters perfectly for short or long stays with the family and is ideal for to use as a base for exploring Australia’s premier wine region....

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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 can easily spend at least a few hours. A gelato bar greets you upon entry, with all of the delicious flavours made on-site, and free tastings available. The chocolate store is heaven for lovers of fine chocolate. If you can...

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Z Wine, Barossa Valley

The Z Wine Cellar Door and Wine Bar is set on the main street in the heart of Tanunda. The corner location and floor to ceiling windows make it the perfect place to sit in comfort and watch the world outside. The beautiful vintage styling, chairs, sofas and ornate furnishings give Z Wines a feeling of elegance and cosiness. The menu includes a range of wines, hot and cold drinks, grazing platters, desserts, as well as local produce to take home...

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