School holidays in national parks

School holidays in national parks

Wondering what's on in Adelaide and beyond these school holidays? There's so much to do in South Australia's national parks. Try one of these special school holiday experiences.

Cleland Wildlife Park

Wildfication

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the school holidays | 9:30am - 4:00pm

Wildfication is a kids only zone where you can drop and go.

Let us ensure your kids have a day full of games, fun activities and animal experiences, whilst exploring Cleland Wildlife Park and their amazing resident animals, plus much more!

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First Nations Sharing of Stories and Songlines Art Workshop

Tuesday 28th September, Thursday 30th September, Tuesday 5th October and Thursday 7th October | 11.00am & 1.00pm

Join First Nations women to explore Australia’s First Nations Culture through art and story.

Learn about some of our iconic Aussie animals and their importance to Kaurna First Nations people, with hands on artwork painted in ochre that you can take home with you.

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First Nations Sharing of Stories and Songlines - Cultural Guided Experience

Tuesday 28th September, Thursday 30th September, Tuesday 5th October and Thursday 7th October | 11.00am & 1.00pm

Join your First Nations tour guide on a guided walk as they share the stories and Songlines of our amazing animals and their environments.

Walk on country with First Nations people as they share their culture, providing insight into the traditional life and Songlines of the First Nations people and their connection to land and wildlife.

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Adelaide Gaol

Gaol Break

Daily | 10:00am - 4:00pm

There's a gaol break happening with prisoners on the loose!

Children will use their map skills to navigate through the gaol to help the guards catch the escaped prisoners. This one hour trail encourages kids to use their problem solving and map reading skills.

This self-guided activity is free with entry.

Naracoorte Caves National Park

Cave Tours

Daily | 9:00am - 5:00pm

The school holidays are the perfect time to spend a few days exploring South Australia's only World Heritage site on the Limestone Coast.

Offering both above and below ground experiences, there are a range of activities for all visitors to enjoy. The caves stay at a constant 17 degrees, so it's a destination for all seasons. There are self-guided, guided and adventure caving tours offered all year-round.

Entry to Naracoorte Caves National Park is free, however tour fees apply.

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Why not make a few days of it and book a spot in one of the accommodation or camping and caravanning options?

Camping and accommodation.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Plant Hunter's Treasure Hunt

Thursday 30 September | 10:30am & 12:30pm

Embark on a fascinating treasure hunt with a Botanical Educator to learn about different trees from all over the world.

Children and parents can work together on the tour, following a map around the garden and unravelling clues to solve the Plant Hunter’s secret message.

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