Family and Kids in Adelaide

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Adelaide? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Adelaide, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Adelaide.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Adelaide for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids


    A popular tourist hub and beachside suburb of Adelaide, Glenelg is known to have the last remaining tramway in Adelaide. Located on the shore of Holdfast Bay, the white sandy beach and an opportunity to swim with the dolphins is a major attraction in Glenelg. One can also engage in all sorts of ocean-adventures and water sports like snorkelling, fishing charters, scuba diving and surfing. The H...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Adelaide Botanic Garden

    Botanical Garden

    The old entrance gates on East Terrace welcome you into a world of lush greenery and carefully tended plants and flowerbeds. Set on 125 acres this public park is home to native and international horticultural displays. The well-manicured gardens, the Kainka Wirra Main Lake, shaded trees and small ponds at the make it a beautiful haven in the midst of the city. The main attractions in the park a...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Adelaide Zoo


    Adelaide Zoo was founded in 1883 and is the second oldest zoo in Australia. It is home to over 1800 animals from over 300 species. The zoo is set among 20 acres of natural green space. The highlight of the zoo is the Giant Panda Exhibit, which, opened in 2009, and houses two adorable Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Funi. There are several other exhibits with animals from Australia and around the wo...Read more
  4. Amazing Adelaide attraction for kids
    Cleland Wildlife Park

    Wildlife Park

    Located within the Cleland Conservation Park, the Wildlife Park is one of Adelaide’s top tourist attractions. It is situated within close proximity of the Mt. Lofty Summit. Visitors to the park can interact and engage with a host of native Australian birds and animals like koalas, kangaroos and emus. There are also enclosures where one can see wombats and reptiles and several other wildli...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Rundle Mall

    Family and Kids

    Located in the city centre, the Rundle Mall is the prime shopping area of Adelaide. Opened in 1976 it was Australia’s first pedestrian only street mall. The streets a shoppers paradise. It is home to the flagship stores of Australia’s leading retail brands and has a number of arcades and plazas with shops and boutique selling everything from high-end fashion to electronics. Open sev...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Adelaide
    Art Gallery Of South Australia

    Family and Kids

    The Art Gallery of South Australia was founded in 1881. It is currently home to over 35,000 works of art making it one of the largest collections in Australia. Located at North Terrace, the gallery is easily accessible and lies close to several other tourist attractions. The collection includes several forms of art from all over Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas with dedicated galleries ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    South Australian Museum

    Family and Kids

    The South Australian Museum is one of Australia’s most visited Museums and consists of collections that are nationally and internationally significant. The purpose of the Museum is to inspire in all the people a sense of curiosity and wonder about life existing on Earth. The Museum has been committed for over 150 years to make the cultural and natural heritage of Australia accessible and ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Central Market

    Family and Kids

    This 140-year-old market is one of the best markets in Australia. Selling a plethora of goods from fresh produce to flowers, this market is as popular with locals as it is with tourists. A buzzing atmosphere, vibrant colours and a lot of hustle and bustle are what characterize this market. You can buy cheeses, freshly baked breads, hard to find ingredients, sweets, nuts, meats, fruits and veget...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Adelaide Oval

    Family and Kids

    One of the most Picturesque stadiums in Australia, the Adelaide Oval has undergone redevelopment and emerged with a unique blend of the old and new. Worth mentioning are the Edwardian scoreboard, the giant Moreton Bay fig trees planted in the 1890s and the grassed mounds at each end, called ‘The Hills’, created in 1898 are all notable points of interest. Located in the Riverbank Sta...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    River Torrens Linear Park Trail

    Family and Kids

    Running from the beach to the hills and right through the city centre, the River Torrens Linear Park Trail is a first of its kind recreational public facility in Australia. The park stretches from Henley Beach to the Lofty Mountains. Cycle down the trail or take a leisurely stroll along the banks of the River Torrens and take in the sights and sounds of the city. The trail runs past many landma...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Jolleys Boathouse Restaurant

    Family and Kids

    Located along the banks of the Torrens River, Jolleys offers great views with a fine dining experience. Clean modern decor, a 180-degree view, an interesting menu and extensive wine list make this a real special place to visit when in Adelaide. The staff is warm and friendly and the service is known to be generally good. Do try some of their signature dishes and delicious desserts.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Migration Museum

    Observatory, Educational Site

    The Migration Museum provides a rich overview of the social history of South Australia. It was founded in 1986 is dedicated to conserving the diverse history of immigration and settlement in Australia. There are several permanent and visiting exhibits. The nine galleries in the museum provide an in depth look into the life of the Aboriginals pre and post immigration and the life and culture of ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Waterfall Gully

    Family and Kids

    The Waterfall Gully is situated in the foothills of Mt. Lofty ranges and is popular for its exhilarating views. The main attraction here is the First Falls which is a stunning waterfall at the South-eastern end. Since the construction of the Waterfall Gully Restaurant in the year 1912, the development has progressed. The tracks here have been rebuilt completely and a lot of challenging routes h...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Ayers House Museum

    Family and Kids

    A relic of the colonial era, Ayers House transports visitors to bygone days of Adelaide’s history. The former home of Sir Henry Ayers, five times Premier of South Australia, it is grand mansion with three levels of antiques and art. The 19th century colonial style architecture and interiors with painted high ceilings, chandeliers, handcrafted furniture, silver and several pieces of art is...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    South Australian Maritime Museum

    Family and Kids

    Located in the Bond Stores a large historic warehouse building, the museum has three stories of exhibits showcasing Australia’s maritime history. There is a life-sized replica of a sailing vessel that visitors can climb aboard and explore. There are also several interactive displays, which are informative and fun. The South Neptune Lighthouse, which is a short walk from the warehouse, is ...Read more