Adelaide is packed with stylish bars and award-winning restaurants but narrowing down what attractions will entertain you and your kids can severely diminish your bucket list options.

However, we are here to help you out, listing our top family-friendly attractions and activities available in Adelaide today!

  • Botanical Gardens

    If you are after a nice lunch but the kids don’t like the fancy restaurants Adelaide has on offer, get the best of both worlds and grab some takeaway at a popular café or restaurant and set up in the soft grass of the Botanical Gardens. Here the kids can run loose around the grass, kicking the ball around or meeting the local dogs of the region, while you can sit back and relax, marvelling at the sheer beauty of this city garden!

  • Adelaide Zoo

    Visiting the Adelaide Zoo can be a treat for the whole family. Home to more than 2,500 animals and 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish, this attraction is sure to satisfy even the fussiest kids. Nestled on over eight hectares of botanic land, guests can wander around the region spotting the unique animals scattered about, as well as enjoying the bonus of animal experiences that you can book if you have some extra money in your budget.

  • Adelaide Oval

    Join in on the chorus of screaming at one of the local games in Adelaide Oval! The month you visit will determine what sport is available, with the Australian Footy League during the wintertime and the cricket during the hot summer season. Sit upfront for a spectacular view in the crowd or relax in the dining option for a lunch experience to go with the sport!

  • Haigh’s Chocolate Tour

    Spoil your kids and your own tastebuds on a real-life chocolate factory tour! The city’s Haigh’s Chocolates Visitor Centre is famous for its promise of every kind of chocolate you can think of. With a list of the endless variety of flavours Haigh’s has made and a detailed the history of the brand, the visitor centre offers a special way for both you and the kids can learn more about your favourite sweet treat on your journey through Adelaide!

  • Victor Harbour

    The small and picturesque town south of Adelaide is truly a worthwhile spot to visit. Victor Harbour is well known for its iconic Horse Drawn Tram, which takes visitors across The Causeway to Granite Island. The horses are friendly and perfect highlights for the kids, while the adults can be fascinated by the history of this tram ride. The endpoint is great for an afternoon escapade, home to a market, a beachside carnival and historic elements!

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