Adelaide Family Friendly Attractions

Adelaide Family Friendly Attractions

Check out our top five Adelaide family friendly attractions…

1. The Beachouse

An Adelaide family friendly attractions favourite! With water slides, mini golf, bumper boats, arcade games and a play castle , The Beachouse has something for everyone. Adelaide’s only amusement park has excellent views and is the perfect spot for mums to catch up while the kids have a play.

Entry into the Beachouse is free. Rides and games cost a separate fee .  They also have an excellent function area overlooking the beach which is perfect for corporate events and wedding receptions.

Adelaide family friendly attractions
Visit the Beachouse: 4 Colley Terrace, Glenelg SA, 4045

2. Adelaide Zoo

Did you know that this is Australia’s second largest zoo? It’s also the only zoo in Australia that’s located so close to a city, located just north of Adelaide, it’s easy to get to with public transport.

African Lions, American Aligators, a Bolivian Squirrel Monkey and penguins are just some of the animals you’ll find here. The zoo has some great interactive areas, walkabout tours and even sleep overs! Ticket prices range from $20 – $40 depending on what sort of pass you want. It’s also operated on a non-profit basis.

Visit the Adelaide Zoo: Frome Road, Adelaide

3. Port Adelaide National Railway and Aviation Museum

These can be found just 14 kilometres from Adelaide CBD in Port Adelaide.

The Railway Museum is Australia’s largest with over 100 exhibits. It’s a really interactive space where you can hop into the trains, walk through the carriages and interact with some of the displays. The Aviation Museum opened in 1984 by a group of people in aviation and aviation restoration. This museum hosts a range of aircraft, propellers, engines, a library and special interest displays. Both are super cool and worth a visit!

Adelaide family friendly attractions - Port Adelaide Railway Museum

Visit the museum: 61 Lipson St, Pt Adelaide.

4. Kayaking at the Dolphin Sanctuary

Hire a kayak and check out the Port Dolphins and the Port Dolphin sanctuary. The sanctuary is a marine protected area located only 20 minutes from Adelaide CBD. The area is home to about 30 bottlenose dolphins that live in the river.
Rent a Kayak from Adventure Kayaking SA.

Adelaide family friendly attractions - Dolphin Sanctuary Adelaide

5. A walk no the Hallet Cove Boardwalk (Marion Coastal Walking Trail)

If your family is the active type, the Hallet Cove Boardwalk (Marion Coastal Walking Trail) in a great Adelaide family friendly attraction. The trail is 5.1Km (two hours) each way. It’s suitable for walking, jogging or for a trail run. Get there by train, hopping off at Marino Rocks. At the end of the trail you’ll find The Boatshed café which is a great spot to have a coffee or bite to eat.

Adelaide family friendly attractions - Marion Coastal Walk

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