Discover

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.


Discover Stirling

Being ex-Heathfield High girls it’s no surprise we chose Stirling as the first destination of the Kids in Adelaide Discover Series. Stirling sits a speedy 7 minute drive from the city straight up the South Eastern freeway and has MUCH more to offer than just the most perfect roundabouts in Australia (their roundabout game is really up there, much to the disgust of my Crafers resident sister who thinks there is some serious roundabout...

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Pick your Own Cherries at Plummers

As if cherries at Christmas time weren’t delicious enough as it is, imagine being able to go cherry picking at beautiful Plummers Border Valley Orchards at Forest Range. Plummers have owned the land at Forest Range for 120 years and owners Ian Plummer and son Gavin are 4th descendant growers. The property is 200 acres of apples and 10 acres of delicious cherries. Plummers have 3 cherry orchards along Plummers Rd, named after their family....

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Eagle Mountain Bike Park Crafers

Put the Eagle Mountain Bike Park on your list of things to do! Find it at: Mount Barker Rd, Leawood Gardens If you’ve got BMX bandits, MAMILS, Lycra Lovers or just regular bike riding fans in your family, you really should put Eagle Mountain Bike Park on your list of things to do next school holidays. Eagle Mountain Bike Park has 22 kms of designated bike trails to suit every type of bike rider, from kids and beginners to experienced...

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Travel Tips for Hawaii with Kids

I recently got back from a 10 day holiday on the Hawaiian island of Oahu with my 3 year old daughter, my sister and her 13 year old son. We stayed at the Sheraton in Waikiki and hired a car so got to see quite a bit of the island. If you’re ok with driving on the other side of the road I’d definitely recommend a car so you can escape Waikiki for a few days and see the other beautiful spots Oahu has to offer. There are LOADS of...

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The Warwick Hotel – Fiji

My lil family of 3 have just returned from a day 5 holiday dash to Fiji. I have been to Fiji before, but that was many moons ago, before kids, you know, when you just went on holidays and did WHATEVER you liked, WHENEVER you liked. No….can’t remember that far back? Me either. Anywho, this isn’t our first overseas trip with Winnie, so we felt like we knew what we needed from our accommodation and after a few nights of trawling...

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Matilda Bookshop in Stirling

Matilda’s kids nook Loving the kids area Some gorgeous children’s books As an avid reader myself as a kid, Matilda bookshop in Stirling is the kind of place I loved as a child and still love as an adult. It’s obvious from the moment you walk into Matilda’s, this is not your standard chain super store and you won’t leave feeling like you bought 3 books for $20 that you’ll probably never read. Nope, this is one...

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Carrick Hill Story Book Trail

Find it at: Carrick Hill Drive, Springfield If you haven’t taken the kids for a wander around the stunning grounds of Carrick Hill DEFINITELY put it on your to do list! Located in Springfield, about a 10 minute drive from the city, Carrick Hill is Australia’s most intact twentieth-century heritage house museum and garden. It’s approximately 40 hectares of land which includes approximately 26 hectares of native bushland. It is...

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Woodside Playground

Find it at: Main St, Woodside If you’re looking for a nice playground for school aged kids in the Adelaide Hills, with full facilities then this might be it! Woodside Playground is located right on the Main Street next to the Woodside Oval and sports complex. It has all the usual playground equipment – slides, a small ‘flying fox’, climbing frames and swings all within a fully fenced play area. In addition, it’s...

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CSIRO Double Helix Club

The CSIRO Double Helix Club is a great way to learn about the world of science through activities, competitions, stories and experiments! Receiving a magazines, email newsletters and invitations to member events and holiday programs, your children will be involved in active learning, discovery and expanding their imaginations. The CSIRO Double Helix Club fosters a real LOVE for learning and helps kids become active problem...

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Belair National Park

Find it at: Upper Sturt Road, Belair Belair National Park is a set within beautiful natural bushland and features loads of picnic areas, tennis courts and an range of walking trails. It is an ideal place to get your kids outdoors and active. The park is home to some of the Adelaide Hills significant heritage attractions, including Old Government House and the State Flora Nursery. Situated in the Mount Lofty Ranges, it remains one of the few...

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Humbug Scrub Sanctuary

Find it at: Humbug Scrub Road One Tree Hill Humbug Scrub Sanctuary is located about 50km north-east of Adelaide and is a huge wildlife sanctuary full of animals and wildflowers for kids to explore. It was established in 1905 and is situated in a natural bush setting. The Sanctuary is committed to the preservation of our native flora and fauna and there’s plenty of native wildlife roaming freely in the park. You’ll have the chance to...

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Marino-Hallet Cove Coastal Walking Trail

This walking trail will take you all the way from Marino Rocks through to Hallet Cove, a total of 7.2 kms. The views are incredible and you can stop and head down the stairs to the beach to explore the small sea creatures and ancient rock faces when you need a break. The trail is open to the elements and there are beautiful, sweeping views so you will need to stop now and then to have a look around. This trail has many winding stairs and is...

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Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia is a wonderful place to take your children and it’s location on North Terrace is right next to other fantastic places your kids will love to discover, such as the South Australian Museum, Migration Museum, the Adelaide Zoo and the Botanic Gardens. The Art Gallery offers all sorts of changing exhbitions, so be sure to check their website for new, exciting events. The first Sunday of each month...

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Urrbrae House

Find it at: Walter Young Ave, Urrbrae Urrbrae House is an amazing precinct for families to explore- including a museum! It is located on the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide on land bequeathed by Peter Waite to the University in 1992. The land is used for agricultural research and teaching, as well as an area for public recreation. The precinct consists of an accredited museum, huge gardens, the Coach House and the Waite Historic...

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The Hahndorf Farm Barn

Find it at: Mount Barker Road,  Hahndorf Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of the animals in complete safety and at your own comfort level. Find out how animals are born, grow and live on a farm. A visit to Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is not just about family fun activities or keeping the kids entertained – it’s...

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