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 Bay Discovery Centre, 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 Mix 102.3 Giant Wheel has returned to Glenelg’s Foreshore, taking in spectacular views of Glenelg beach, Moseley Square and the Adelaide Hills until May 2022.
  • Spot the Bilby at the Bay Discovery Centre - Bilbies are somewhere in the museum! Come and find them, spot their colours and enter the draw to win a beautiful plush bilby. Suitable for little kids ages 2 and up.
  • Enjoy mixing Lego and Maritime History at Ship N Bricks, Maritime Museum at Port Adelaide, 16 April to  1 May 2022.
  • Brighton Street Party, Jetty Road Brighton, Saturday 2 April 2022.
  • The Finishing Touch exhibition at the Bay Discovery Centre, 4 April to 5 of June 2022.
  • Paper Doll Creations – 16  April to 1 May at the Bay Discovery Centre – create your own retro paper doll as part of the Finishing Touch fashion exhibition.


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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