When you’re looking for activities to do with your tweens and teens, you probably want to make sure they tick three key boxes:

  • They aren’t too expensive (so they can bring a friend perhaps)
  • Keep them mentally or physically active (so you can avoid the dreaded, “I’m bored. This sucks.”
  • Something that is supervised, but where you could still allow them their “independence” while keeping an eye on them!

So here are ten of the best for your teens and tweens to enjoy in Adelaide…


Bounce is always going to be a favourite for your tweens and teens. You’ll probably enjoy having a jump too (provided your pelvic floor is up to it that is!). They now have two fantastic locations at Marleston & Greenacres. 

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Move over Tarzan, TreeClimb is  calling all energetic, outdoors loving adventurers – young and old! Thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts and curious adventurers can walk, climb and swing your way around six elevated tree-walk courses, 70 obstacles and several zip lines within a 16,000-square-metre zone. You also now have the choice of the Adelaide city location or the new course at Kuipto! 

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Woodhouse Tube Slide

Find a skate park

We have some epic skate parks in Adelaide and across regional South Australia – some are next to playgrounds or cafes too, so you can make it a whole family day out! We have been sending our resident groms out to test out all the local skate parks on their bikes, scooters, skateboards and rollerblades. Check them out!

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Doughballs, Glenelg

Doughballs at Glenelg  is a great option for teens or tweens, cause pizza…but also because if they are too cool for the kids menu there are plenty of other options without getting too fancy or expensive. They will LOVE the desserts (actually that goes for all ages!). Doughballs also do some cool special events for things like Halloween & NYE.

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AFL Max is Australia’s first indoor football skills, entertainment and education centre. The 5,500m2 indoor venue is all about getting kids active and having fun – with activities to keep both the footy-mad and not-so-mad entertained for hours!  The venue is filled with trampolines, rock climbing walls, interactive screen games, inflatables, skill tests and challenges that keep the fun going until the final siren!

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Mega Fast Karts Richmond

The ultimate fully indoor entertainment centre including 3 types of go karts and Adelaide’s largest dodgem car track. Go for the karting, stay for the dodgem cars, multi level laser skirmish and retro lock in arcade centre.

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Head to an Adelaide 36ers Home Game

If you haven’t been to an Adelaide 36ers Home Game lately, make sure you take your teen soon. The atmosphere is absolutely electric with HEAPS to keep the crowd entertained both before and during the game. Hang out under the dome before the game trying your hand at some shots or join in as the crowd yells ‘HUNGRY JACKS’ as the players take their free shots. It’s heaps of fun and you could even walk away a winner with all of the competitions they run throughout the game.

Check out the fixture at the Adelaide 36ers website. 

Woodhouse Tube Slide

Woodhouse Adventure Park

Take the trip to the hills for the tweens & teens to conquer Woodhouse Adventure Park! They will love the tube slides & Challenge Hill is a great chance for them to participate in some healthy competition with their siblings & mates!

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Escape Hunt

Enter a themed room with your group, solve puzzles, crack codes and work together to solve a mystery and escape the room. A school holiday activity that both the kids and the adults will get a real kick out of!

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Tweenz at Cirkidz

Tweenz 9 – 12’s, 90 minutes of community, creativity and coordination each week! Learn, improve and extend new skills in acrobatics, balance, juggling, aerial and more.

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