with 30 kilometres of coastline from seacliff to north haven on your doorstep, a beachside getaway beckons these school holidays. 

The best thing is that you don’t need to travel too far from home for a weekend away with all the trimmings ... from fabulous food and wine, shopping and family fun.

Top 10 Activities in Adelaide Beaches these school holidays

  • The Beachouse is a family favourite with its heated waterslides, bumper boats, upgraded mini golf, dodgem car and arcade games.
  • Take a cruise or swim with the dolphins with Temptation Sailing departing from Marina Pier Glenelg.
  • Try something different at AFL Max immersive footy skills and entertainment centre.
  • Bounce the massive indoor trampoline park that provides an adrenaline rush for all ages!
  • West Beach Adventure is adventurous aerial fun for all ages and fitness levels.
  • Stand up Paddle SA at Seacliff or Adventure Kayaking SA at Garden Island.
  • Zone Bowling Woodville - 26 bowling lanes complemented by 40 arcade machines, a laser tag facility.
  • Grab some popcorn and take in a movie at Event Cinema Glenelg.
  • Discover history at the National Rail Museum or National Maritime Museum.
  • Children can run free on the beaches, foreshore playgrounds and throw in a fishing line from Brighton, Glenelg, Henley or Grange jetties.


Upcoming Events 

  • The world’ tallest and most extreme standalone inflatable waterslide The Big Wedgie is back from Saturday 25 September. 
  • Enjoy an indulgent Mad Hatters High Tea Party at the Stamford Grand Adelaide Hotel on Sunday 26 September, Sunday 3 October and Sunday 10 October.
  • The Moseley Bar & Kitchen are offering Kids Cooking classes Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 September, Tuesday 5 October.
  • Join Fork on the Road at Wigley Reserve, Glenelg on Sunday 3 October for delicious food and live entertainment.
  • Travel the world at the Rendez-Vous Market at Wattle Reserve, Hove on Sunday 3 October.
  • The Glenelg Street Party is back with live entertainment, kids zone, and lots of cold treats at Glenelg Ice Cream Festival Saturday 30 October.


Where to Stay for Beachfront Views

Other affordable accommodation options in the area can be found here.


Find out more ABOUT family fun

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