Things to do in South Australia with kids

With beautiful long summers, and mild winters, South Australia is the ultimate year round family destination with a variety of fun a...

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From Golf and Go-karts to the Water slides and Archery, or how about a paddle on an Aqua Bike or a spin on a Moon Bike?

Over 1,800 animals and 300 species to visit, including 120 creatures in the hands on Kids' Zoo. Plus a new world-class Education and Interactive Centre.

Feel a snake, see the dingo's being walked, touch a bird and pat the koala! Impressive animal and bird collection with hands on opportunities.

Wander at your leisure among kangaroos, wallabies, emus and waterfowl. Many of the animals in the park are free to roam the open spaces. The animals are accustomed to people, meaning you can pat and feed them.

Reptiles on display include salt and freshwater crocodiles as well as venomous snakes, pythons and lizards. Walkthrough aviaries provide close interaction with birdlife and you can hand feed the kangaroos and wallabies throughout the park.

A unique blend of a conservation park, national park and zoological park, featuring special viewing platforms, keeper talks and award winning visitor centre.

Farm fun in the Adelaide Hills, with a kids farmyard and wildlife park! Interactive animal experiences available too!

Amazing and unique hands-on animal experiences, as well as education for the kids at this Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park

Main, diving and two leisure pools with slides and interactive features.

Excellent collection with features from fire engines and a road train to a toy car gallery, which also has a Kids' Space well stocked with toy and model cars for under 5s to play with.

The oldest nautical collection in Australia offers hands-on, and interactive experiences great for children, as well as fun ancestor tracing!

Over 100 exhibits in this fascinating Rail Museum, with walk through carriages and free train rides too!

One of Australia's greater art collections is waiting to inspire kids, with paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, textiles, ceramics and jewellery.

Facilities with children in mind here include pull out drawers in exhibition galleries for that feeling of discovery; computer interactives to bring the stories to life and fascinating Detective Trails of discovery you can pursue through the exhibiti....

The oldest nautical collection in Southern Australia, with exhibits including shipwrecks, ship portraits, model ships, ship figureheads, lighthouse and steam boat collections.

Five floors of fascinating displays including a four storey giant squid in an elevator shaft.

3 colourful levels of exciting, interactive fun that will captivate the imagination. Includes a safe toddler zone.

Indoor adventure play for all! Exciting multi level main frame for big kids, and dedicated toddler zone for small ones.

Multi level main playframe for older kids replete with exciting features from slides and tunnels to bridges and ball pools via some serious climbing! They also feature a dedicated and enclosed area for under 3s with gentler versions of all the fun.

Offers a multi level soft adventure assault course spread across the building with all the fun classic features one expects from modern softplay including slides and tunnels, bridge and scramble nets, balls and bouncy stairs and plenty more besides!

Indoor playground with thrilling multi level mainframe for under 12s & dedicated area for under 4s, is all waiting at Pay N Fun!

Allows you to relax over a cup of coffee as your child enjoys active socialising in this colourful, multi level interactive play facility.

Their playframe is deliberately designed large enough for parents to go on with their kids, so it doesn't have to be the usual separated affair where you watch them have fun from afar!

Multi level indoor adventure playground providing numerous fun activities which will consume children’s imaginations, and energy, for hours on end!

Public open skate sessions are regularly available, with some speciality sessions set aside and lessons available in several skate types. They also run snow play sessions here which are great fun and something very different for families to enjoy.

Climbing tuition and experiences from age 4, over 13 to belay. Bouldering and all height climbing routes available.

Suitable for all ages they offer a fast, thrilling and safe race down the dunes on Sandboards, Performance Sandboards and Toboggans.

A super fun combat experience for kids over 6, where the whole family can join in! An action packed day out in Adelaide for those adrenaline loving families!

Artistic sculptures are hidden around the gardens for kids to find, and the summit is more than 710 metres above sea level providing spectacular panoramic views.

Water tours to either watch or swim with dolphins, with such plentiful numbers and a relationship with the local pods they offer a money back guarantee.

Walking distance of the city centre, this historical garden features an exceptional Victorian gardenesque landscape and interesting garden collections. Great for kids to explore in Adelaide!

Showcases an extensive collection of water wise plants from Australia and South Africa; features a Naming Walk for kids to learn about botanical labels, and a gorgeous butterfly garden.

Learn how chocolate is made from their raw cocoa beans, carefully selected from plantations around the world. View their quality chocolates in the making and then of course enjoy a taste or two! Free tours.

Explore the toy factory and see how traditional wooden ones are made, feed the tame and friendly animals and get a certificate for climbing the world's biggest rocking horse!

Visitors are invited to wander and watch a traditional range of sweets and chocolates being made using heritage equipment.

Share a tranquil moment with the family gliding silently across placid waters; take in the sights, the birdlife and perhaps mum and dad can even indulge in one of Australia's finest sparkling wines along the way!

A professionally trained guide exposes the secret lives of penguins for your family, who can also observe seasonal behaviours such as feeding chicks, nest building courting and mating.

High standard of karting with membership prerequisites: not for the casual driver, rather for the kids who really want to improve and do some racing with tuition.

Scenic farm railway ride with interactive railway features around the property, plus the animals and some activities.

Kids over 10 and their families can experience their first time on flight deck! Spend the day experiencing what it's like to soar over some incredible sights with Flight Experience!

Visit the ONLY World Heritage Site in South Australia, and enjoy incredible underground adventures!

One of the most popular caves in the country - and one of the few wheelchair accessible too!

Local history exhibition and multi media interpretive facility plus a mezzanine gallery which features a changing program of visual art exhibitions .

An unusual experience for modern kids, this drive in movie theatre offers your kids their own private space to fidget and whisper with impunity while watching modern programming on the big outdoor screen.

Casual driving for kids' kart sessions on an indoor and outdoor track, plus 2 storey laser tag game.

Family features include water slides, bmuper boats, arcade, ferris wheel, train, dodgems, mini golf and plenty more besides. Plus the indoor play zone is a dizzying five stories high, complete with giant sea animals suspended from the roof. Pay and P....

Facilities for families include outstanding walking and cycling paths along the Torrens River, tennis courts, a children's adventure playground, wireless internet use and they help arrange local day tours for you on request.

This campsite offers Marina View Units, cabins and powered or non powered sites. Facilities for families include a large outdoor swimming pool and a mini golf course.

This campsite offers a wide variety of cabins, plus powred and non powered sites and is suitable for camping. Facilities for families include go karts, giant jumping pillow, fishing facilities and supplies, WiFi internet and the sole digital TV sourc....

Features include a seasonally varying range of indoor and outdoor gaming facilities, plus family dining.

On site facilities include large heated outdoor pool and toddler's wading pool; large undercover playground and seperate under 5s playground; pedal karts and bikes; giant jumping pillow; some sports facilities plus local walking and cycling trails.

Facilities for families include a games room, entertainment area, extensive adventure playground and internet access. Specifically heelchair accessible cabins available.

This campsite offers en suite or budget cabins, plus powered and non powered sites. Facilities for families include canoeing, mini golf, kneeboarding, outdoor swimming pool and adventure playground.

This campsite is suitable for powered RV and caravans, but they also offer villa spa and self contained cabins, plus pool.

This campsite offers a range of cabins and villas plus powered and non powered sites with particularly good disabled access. Facilities for families include adventure playground, gaming room, tennis court, basketball facilities and boating.

Facilities for families include a swimming pool, modern playground, fishing and yabby catching, table tennis and bocce in games room, plus local boat and canoe hire. There are good family level canoe routes starting at the Murray River at the base of....

This campsite is suitable for unpowered camping, powered caravan, and unique to this campsite, underground camping available in budget version or full camping caverns.

This campsite offers en suite and budget cabins, plus en suite powered sites. Facilities for families include a small outdoor swimming pool, a recreation and games room, and a small adventure playground.

This campsite offers cabins and 4 to 17 berths, plus en suite, powered and unpowered sites. Facilities for families include two separate adventure playgrounds, eight tennis courts, man made lake with natural bird and wildlife, a soccer and hockey pit....

This campsite offers delux cabins and other options plus powered sites and is suitable for camping too. Facilities for families include an 18 hole mini golf course and extensive adventure playground.

This campsite offers en suite powered sites and a variety of cabins and delux cabins. Facilities for families include a heated outdoor swimming pool, games room with extensive family entertainment, plus tennis, basketball and netball facilities.

Facilities for families include a heated outdoor swimming pool, and the park is extensive, encompassing several bush walk trails and bicycle trails.

Facilities for families include outdoor heated swimming pool, jumping pillow, children's adventure playground, free wireless internet and a TV and games room.

This campsite offers delux and standard cabins, en suite powered sites and shared sites. Facilities for families include swimming pool, cycle and walking paths, adventure playground, tennis courts and they are pet friendly if staying in your own vehi.... - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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