Top 20 things to do in Adelaide with toddlers: What is there to do for toddlers in Adelaide? We’ve created your ULTIMATE guide! We have toddler friendly indoor activities, play centres & cafes, play groups to join, toddler story times, and plenty of outdoor options for toddlers too. Suffice to say, there’s actually a LOT of things to do in Adelaide with toddlers.
BLIP ART SCHOOL FOR KIDS IN ADELAIDE: Founded by besties Ella and Astrid in 2018, Adelaide’s Blip Art School offer regular art and craft workshops for kids aged 6-11 as well as kids art kits that your creative kiddos are going to LOVE!
We’re lucky that the indoor play centres and play cafes Adelaide has to offer are plentiful and super high quality. From climbing walls, to trampolines, to huge indoor inflatable playgrounds – Adelaide has a lot of indoor activity centres to choose from! We’ve put together a comprehensive listing so you can find exactly what you’re after!
What’s your favourite way to summer play? We love rockpool discoveries, fruit harvests, early morning bushwalks, and balmy evenings by the water. Nature Play SA has given us their list of ’25 Things to do in Summer’ – download the list and see how many ideas you can tick off these holidays!
Summer is well and truly here in Adelaide and when it’s HOT in South Australia we all just want to find a nice, cool splashy spot. Whether it’s an indoor pool or an outdoor pool, a full state of the art aquatic centre or a suburban splash spot there’s nothing quite like cooling off with a swim. Lucky for us, Adelaide is full to the brim (see what we did there?) with awesome pools and waterparks to head along to with your family. We’ve listed our Top 10 indoor and outdoor pools and swimming centres in Adelaide – so grab a towel and get splashing!
BEST COFFEE SHOPS IN ADELAIDE: We all know that as parents we are sleep poor and time poor. Coffee keeps us going when we’ve been up in the wee hours with a teething baby, or have had a small human crawl into our bed in the middle of the night and proceed to kick our spleen for the next four hours under the thinly veiled guise of “cuddling mummy”. When shut eye is at a premium, caffeine is a necessary! That’s why it’s so important that we have the best coffee shops in Adelaide in our in built GPS! Set, forget, and get…coffee.
FAMILY FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS: Top 10 family and kid friendly places to eat in Adelaide. We’ve put together a list of some of Adelaide’s best family friendly restaurants; we’re talking cafes, pubs, eateries that are great for the whole family, kids included.
Do you have a culinary kiddo? They can join Sprout Cooking School at Burnside Village in January for school holiday cooking classes.
BEST PLAYGROUNDS IN ADELAIDE: UPDATED JANUARY 2021. Adelaide is jam packed with a plethora of amazing playgrounds and play spaces. KIDDO has created a quick look guide to Adelaide’s best playgrounds; where they are, what they look like and how to get there, to give you an at-a-glance view of South Australia’s best playgrounds in the North, South, East and West of the state. We’ve provided a quick snapshot of all the NEED TO KNOW details, to give you more time to explore them yourselves!
THINGS TO DO FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES IN ADELAIDE IN JANUARY: We’ve chosen some of the best activities and things to do with kids and families in January in Adelaide, so you can make the most of the sunshine and the season and spend some family time with the kiddos before they go back to school!
Many of the usual New Year’s Eve fireworks events held in Adelaide (think Elder Park, Glenelg and Brighton) sadly won’t be held this year because of old mate COVID19, but there are a couple of remaining places you CAN see fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Adelaide this year. You might just need to go further afield than you usually would to find them!
Family Friendly New Year's Eve Events in Adelaide 2020 It's been a heck of a year, friends, and I think all of us are probably fairly keen to see the back of 2020! Many of the usual New Year's Eve events held in Adelaide that are family friendly with fireworks and...
Sick of hearing “I’m bored” these school holidays? Rediscover Cleland Wildlife Park this summer, with everything from vacation care to up close encounters with the resident butterflies. There’s even a mystery poo mission!
The January moonlight cinema program has been revealed and the line-up includes some family favourites, and fun flicks for kiddos as well as some date night options, so get your picnic rugs at the ready and your bean bags stuffed into the boot, this could be the best socially distanced event of the summer.
Get your putters out people, Adelaide is about to get Blitzed! Blitz Golf has announced it will be bringing its fast-paced and family-friendly tournament back to Glenelg Golf Course this summer.
CHILD FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS: Your new go-to guide of family and child friendly places to eat in Adelaide. We’ve put together a list of some of Adelaide’s best child friendly restaurants; we’re talking cafes, pubs, eateries that are great for the whole family, kids included.
Adelaide’s biggest Christmas event, Santa’s Wonderland, is OPEN for its fifth magical year, with an extended season from 10 December – 28 December 2020.
NATURE PLAY SA: With six weeks of school holidays having just kicked off in Adelaide, there has never been a more important time to make sure families and children have plenty of time outside. Nature Play SA gives us the 10 top snorkelling spots in SA – so dive in and see what you can find!
Nature Play SA is Australia’s leading nature play authority, and they’ve launched their immensely popular #ItsBetterOutside program to coincide with the summer holidays in Adelaide, giving the concept of beach combing a whole new meaning. They give us 9 weird and wonderful things to find on the shoreline!
The Garden of Unearthly Delights has today released a program teaser ahead of the full program announcement on January 13, 2021 – and we have SO MUCH to look forward to in The Garden next year.