Category: Limestone Coast for Kids

Congratulations. You have chosen or are considering to choose a trip to South Australia’s awesome Limestone Coast. Either that or you are just reading to hopefully hear some delightful stories of kids having a battle royale during a family road trip. Whatever your reason, stick around as we have you covered.

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


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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The Project at Robe

Hitting the Limestone Coast with kids? Namely ROBE in the states South East? You will not find a better family meal, or a better pizza than The Project Robe. Let’s go one further, its a pretty hard place to beat, you probably won’t find a prettier seaside town to make holiday memories in with your kids than here. Robe has it all, great pizza included, but we have know about this place for a while now. The Project at Robe is hands...

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Transmutation Robe – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

If you are headed to Robe with the kids (a four hour drive from Adelaide and a cracking spot to holiday on the coast) you can not, not visit this place. Especially with the kids. Mind blown, new salad bowl made out of melted down bread tags purchased. Transmutation is a little recycling gallery and shop. Very crafty and very passionate about their work – with the added bonus, they support the very worthy charity ‘Wheelchairs for...

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Discovery Park – Robe

**SCORE 15% off + KIDS STAY FREE at Discovery Park ROBE for sites and cabins. Use code KIDSINADLROBE – no minimum length of stay and bookable until 30th June 2022 for stays between October 2021 and June 30th 2022. Excludes 26 December 2021 to 29 Jan 2022 and 14 April to 17 April 2022** Just moments before you enter the main township of Robe, tucked up unassumingly behind the beautiful sand dunes that frame the foreshore along Robes famous Long...

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Strawberry Picking in S.A

There are so many pick your own activities around Adelaide, however no one can deny once you’ve tried a delicious freshly picked strawberry nothing else will ever compare! Strawberry picking season usually happens between October and May (weather dependant) but best to check each individual patch as they all vary.

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Mount Monster Conservation Park

Intrigued by the name on a recent trip to the South East (Limestone Coast), we couldn’t help but divert 14 km south of Keith to check out Mount Monster Conservation Park. Turns out it’s claim to fame is not really that monstrous at all, but is home to an unusual geological feature, that seems quite out of place, a big granite outcrop that can’t be found any where else in SA. A short hike (more of a rock scramble –...

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Don Moseley Park Keith

If you are heading to the states South East or on a road trip to Melbourne or any where along Dukes Highway, Keith Playground (around 2.5 hours from Adelaide) is an iconic MUST stop. Their famous ‘train’ could well be the last of the states REAL fun old school play equipment and I guarantee your kids will run and run and play and burn energy ready to get back in the car. The park also offers a large lawn area, BBQ’s, bins and...

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Naracoorte Holiday Park

It is probably a given that on your Limestone travels you will pass through Naracoorte at some stage. Either as a destination to visit the Naracoorte Caves or as a half way point as you travel further south. Whatever the reason, the Naracoorte Holiday Park is not your run-of-the-mill regional caravan park. You may be accustomed to holiday parks having a jumping pillow and maybe a kids games room, but how about a mini golf course and a huge mini...

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Balnaves Winery at Coonawarra

We are fairly spoilt here in SA when it comes to our world famous wine regions. From McLaren Vale to the Barossa, we don’t have to venture too far from home to visit some great places. But any conversation about great wine regions in SA has to include Coonawarra. As you head down the Riddoch Highway towards Penola, you will see beautiful vineyards for miles on either side. You can bounce from cellar door to cellar door or as we did, found the...

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Tempest at Robe

We saw some photos of Tempest before we arrived so expectations were high. What we didn’t expect was to be absolutely blown away by this brilliant place. It was so good, that one of my kids refused to leave. She will now greet future guests on their arrival. Located in prime position overlooking the harbour at Robe, a mere 2 min drive from main street (or a 10 minute walk…but you know how hard it is to walk home after pizza right?), it is...

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Naracoorte Caves

Pop quiz. What is South Australia’s only World Heritage site? If you answered Magic Mountain you would not technically be right, but you should be. No it’s the Naracoorte Caves of course. I would like to think that most South Australians have at least heard of the caves, or have already been. For me my last visit was 10 years ago but like a lot of places, it constantly changes and updates so for me it was like a whole new experience on this...

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Millicent Mega Playground and nature play space

*** July 31 2020 Update *** IT IS OPEN! More details and info as soon as we can but the early photos look amazing! The nature play space in the Domain Millicent was opened by Tony Pasin MP and Mayor Des Noll on July 31 and we couldn’t be happier. This State and Federal Government funded project has involved many hours of planning and work from both Council and the community. A new massive slide has been installed at the $1m Domain nature...

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Meningie Lions Jubilee Park

Opened in 2016 this playground came as a welcome pit stop on our recent Limestone Coast adventure. A modern and spacious playground with stunning views of the Coorong it’s got some great equipment for kids of all ages to run off some energy. The park has a nautical theme with a real boat to climb in and explore. There’s a huge climbing slide, climbing net, balancing logs, swings and some work out equipment (so you can burn off the...

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