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Gorge Wildlife Park, Cudlee Creek

The Gorge Wildlife Park is not your average wildlife park but a place where people and animals get together. Situated in the picturesque Adelaide Hills and only a 40-minute drive from Adelaide, the park offers an up-close and personal experience to an extensive range of Australian and exotic animals, birds and reptiles. We have visited many times now with kids of all ages. recently visited with the kids aged 8 and 4 and the whole family loved...

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Adelaide Zoo

Find it at: Adelaide Zoo (Frome Rd, Adelaide) If you haven’t been to Adelaide Zoo in a while, you might be surprised by how much has changed. From the new Penguin Bay to the Red Panda Runway and Tamarins on the Run tunnels, the primate boardwalk where you can sit for hours watching the siamang and gibbons swing and play above your head to the cheeky meerkats and of course our two famous Pandas – you won’t know where tolook first!...

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Adelaide Central Market

The Adelaide Central Market is always a hive of activity and are a great place to explore piles of scrumptious fresh food from a variety of cultures. There’s loads for kids to learn, mountains of foods to choose from and plenty of activities to enjoy. Some of the activities include face painting, cooking demonstrations, small goods appreciation classes, live entertainment and more! Opening hours: Tuesday7.00am – 5.30pmWednesday*9.00am –...

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South Australian Museum

The South Australian Museum is a wonderful place for kids (and adults) of any age to visit. There’s so much to explore, learn and discover and the exhibitions are always informative, often interactive and sometimes we feel the need to visit the same exhibition more than once because they are THAT good! Keep an eye on our Kids in Adelaide website, and the museum’s website, for upcoming exhibitions. It is definitely a huge place, and...

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South Australian Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum collection began in 1872 to preserve, explore and celebrate the human history of our oceans and rivers. It is Australia’s oldest nautical collection and also includes new features, such as the Port River Dolphin area. Renowned for its innovative approach to maritime history and education, the Museum incorporates the historic Bond Store with three floors of exhibitions, the Port Adelaide Lighthouse from South Neptune...

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South Australian Aviation Museum

The South Australian Aviation Museum, located close to the Railway Museum and the Maritime Museum such a cool place to visit! Displaying aircraft and aircraft engines of relevance to South Australia and aviation in Australia it’s also the home of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation’s heritage rocket collection. The volunteers are AMAZING and there’s SO much to see! Some of the planes are HUGE and you can explore...

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Migration Museum

The Migration Museum is an incredible place to visit. The expansive collection of history and the interactive displays at the SA Migration Museum are just incredible. There’s so much to see, explore, learn and discover. The Migration Museum is all about preserving South Australia’s diverse history of cultures and the museum offers many different displays throughout the year. It’s a great place for kids to learn about their own history, SA...

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Living Kaurna Cultural Centre

You may have lived down south your whole life and driven past this place a thousand times, without even realising it was a mere metres away on your daily commute! Located just to the west of the South Road mega freeway junction at Darlington and accessible from Sturt Road near the Police Station, this hidden gem is an absolute must. For the Kaurna people of the Adelaide plains, this site is a traditional ceremonial meeting place still used...

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National Railway Museum

Trains! What else do kids want to see? My nephews are entranced by trains of ANY kind and whenever they visit Adelaide this is a place they adore. The National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide is an awesome place to check out Australian railway history through interactive educational activities, climbing into the cabs of trains, taking free train rides and comparing the old steam trains to the trains of today. There’s even a really cool...

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Adelaide Miniature Steam Railway, Prospect

Find it at: Railway Park Lane West, Prospect The Adelaide Miniature Steam Railway Club is located at Railway Park in Prospect. Take the family down to view and ride their range of super cool miniature trains! As one of numerous miniature railway parks in Adelaide we think this is another great spot to take kids aged 2-12 or train enthusiasts of any age! This volunteer run club opens it gates to the public every 4th Sunday of the month except...

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Things To Do This Weekend for Kids in Adelaide

Before we draw the curtains on the April School Holidays, we have compiled a quick list of 10 last things you should consider doing this weekend. With more gorgeous autumn weather forecast (yah yah I know, my lawn needs rain too…..) it is the perfect time of year to throw the kids in the car and enjoy every thing Adelaide and the surrounds has to offer. Visit a playground Energy to burn and love fresh air? Check out the opening of...

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Kurangga BMX Track Adelaide

The Kurrangga BMX bike track in the Adelaide Parklands on the corner of Greenhill Road and Unley Road has just had a major renovation and it’s even better than before! This lovely shady bike riding park now has 4 tracks! The beginners track is a lovely, wide, slow track for real littlies from balance bike to preschoolers or others on training wheels etc. This track is one of the longer beginners tracks we have seen which is great for...

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Japanese Himeji Gardens – South Terrace, Adelaide

The gorgeous Japanese Himeji Gardens are located on the Eastern side of Glen Osmond Road and South Terrace intersection. This little oasis in the Southern Parklands is a wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle of ‘normal life’. Enter the gardens during daylight hours and you’ll instantly feel more peaceful and a short walk through this serene garden will help any stressed parent (or anyone else!).  With a...

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Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary

If you love bird watching the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary presents an exciting opportunity to explore and appreciate birds in their natural habitat. According to the Parks SA website: “The Bird Sanctuary encompasses over 60km of coastline north of Adelaide, adjacent to Gulf St Vincent, Adelaide’s northern suburbs and spans across four local council areas. Within the bird sanctuary sits the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary...

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Adelaide Bike Safety Parks

As a kid I remember loving the times I went to the bike safety park. If you didn’t already know, Adelaide has a number of places that you can take your kids to learn about road rules, giving way, understanding road signs etc. Some of our favourites are: SA Police SAPOL Road safety centre Click the link above for our full review of the SAPOL Road Safety Centre at Thebarton Police Barracks just near the Bonython Park kiosk and playground...

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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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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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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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