With all the expenses from Christmas, and by now you probably have all the bills coming in, it's hard to keep the kids occupied for the rest of the holidays without it costing a fortune.
Try some of these activities below that are FREE or very cheap.
Heysen Trail Walk to the Fairy Garden, Bridgewater This is perfect for the younger kids, start at the playground for a bit of fun and then hike to the fairy garden at Deanery Reserve. There are tunnels to explore, ducks to feed and then take a packed lunch for a picnic once you reach the fairy garden at Deanery Reserve.
Old Bridgewater Mill, 386 Mount Barker Rd, Bridgewater
Cobbler Creek Mountain Bike Park Have fun on your bikes in the open woodlands of Cobbler Creek. There's a whopping 17km of purpose-built trails that are perfect for beginner and intermediate riders, with a couple of sections that will give even the most experienced of riders a thrill.
Picnic tables are located near the main entrance off Bridge Road, Salisbury
There are various park benches scattered around the park
The location of these facilities can be found by downloading the Park Maps Here
Car parking at the main entrance, corner of Bridge Rd and Smith Rd, Salisbury East
Boundary Track, Gulfview Heights
The park may be closed on days of declared Total Fire Ban for the Adelaide Metropolitan fire district
Gates are closed at Sunset
Moonlight Markets in Thorndon Park These fun night markets feature over 120 craft and fashion stalls and showcases the Flavours of Campbelltown Food Trail. There's music, entertainment free craft activities and a large playground for the children.
East first Friday in February and March, from 6.00pm to 10.00pm
Foreshore fun at these Adelaide beach locations: Adelaide have several foreshore playgrounds that have great slides, natural play space, water play, mini trampolines, climbing ropes/walls, water slides, merry go rounds and kiosks.
With a great range of natural wooden toys, organic and locally made baby wear, as well as a unique selection of hard-to-find books, Heyday Store is the go-to place for thoughtful kids gifts in Adelaide.