Holidays – South Australia

Find a child friendly holiday in South Australia.

InterContinental Adelaide

Kangaroo Island Lodge – Kangaroo Island

Narnu Farm – Hindmarsh Island

Carrickalinga Beach House

Port Elliot Holiday Park – Port Elliot

Modra’s Apartments – Tumby Bay

The Grand Mecure Links Lady Bay

Goolwa Boat Haven – Goolwa

Port Lincoln Hotel – Port Lincoln


Kangaroo Island Lodge

The Kangaroo Island Lodge welcomes you to beautiful Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s iconic destinations best known for its natural attractions, magnificent coastal views, secluded white sand beaches and abundance of wildlife.  Situated on the banks of American River in picturesque bushland, the Kangaroo Island Lodge has everything your family holiday needs.  We have walks to discover, wildlife to learn about, clean and comfortable rooms and great family food.  Your kids will love our morning pelican feeding on the waterfront and the excitement of spotting a wallaby at night.  And for Mum and Dad, why not enjoy a glass of local wine in Fireside Bar or in our outdoor vine-covered Atrium after a big day of touring.

We are located 25 mins from the main towns of Kingscote and Penneshaw and have children friendly facilities such as interconnecting rooms, cots and rollaway beds, children’s paddle pool, highchairs and a kids menu.  So if you want a value for money escape for the family with enough to keep the kids entertained, allow our friendly staff to welcome you to the Kangaroo Island Lodge. Website –



Narnu Farm

Narnu Farm is ‘the perfect family getaway’ where kids have a ball and parents can kick back. It is an ideal holiday or weekend destination for families and children, providing a safe and fascinating experience in a relaxing and spacious farm setting with a focus on horse riding, farms animals and escape from city life.

Our charming cottages offer privacy and flexibility in a rural setting, ideally located as a base for touring and enjoying the many attractions in the region for a fun filled family holiday.  Ranging in size from two to four bedrooms, our seven self contained cottages are surrounded by plenty of open space for children to play.



Carrickalinga Beach House

Carrickalinga Beach House is just a 1 hr drive from Adelaide. This home sleeps up to 9 people, so is ideal for 2 families. It is located very close to Gold Coast Drive (Gold Coast Drive is the Carrickalinga Esplanade) and its only a 1 minute walk to the beach.. The 3 Bedroom house  is fully self contained so all you need bring is your linen- towels, tea towels, sheets, personal provisions. Quilts and pillows are provided for 9 people. The fully self contained kitchen has everything you need, with crockery, cutlery, glassware etc, and equipped with full cooking facilities including oven, cooktop, microwave.

The large dining/living area gives everyone plenty of room to relax and share good times. Enjoy the complimentary Inhouse DVD’s. The large front balcony and deck is the perfect spot for a BBQ while you enjoy the sea breezes that Carrickalinga is famous for. There is also an undercover/enclosed games room for the kids which directly adjoins the house. Carrickalinga is just a hop ,skip and jump from Normanville and Yankalilla where you will find supermarkets,bank, pubs, post office, chemist, video store, restaurants, cafes,  and much more. Enjoy golf, wine tasting, beach horse riding, just 5 minutes from Carrickalinga.


Port Elliot Holiday Park

If you’re looking to escape to a leisurely, laid-back lifestyle just over an hour’s drive from Adelaide, then Port Elliot Holiday Park is waiting to welcome you.

Situated on one of South Australia’s premier beachfront locations, the Port Elliot Holiday Park offers unrivalled picture postcard views from every angle.  You’ll literally be a stone’s throw away from one of South Australia’s most scenic, sandy beaches where you can safely paddle, swim, body-board or fish. It’s up to you.  The jumping pillow, adventure playground and spinning pod provide hours of fun for everyone and the seasonally patrolled beaches and range of activities keep the kids busy during the day and sleeping well at night.



A family affair in Tumby Bay

Conveniently positioned amongst award winning gardens and century old date palms, our sixteen self-catering apartments are a class above. Your hosts, Norm and Jenny, Damian and Kristy Modra, with over eighty years of tourism and hospitality experience between them, are proud to offer some very pleasant surprises.  Our team commitment to exceptional hospitality is the hallmark of our philosophy at Modra’s Apartments.

With the synergy of a sea level elevation, temperate climate and long sunshine hours, your holiday experience will be a true reflection of the spectacular characteristics this region is renowned for.

Tumby Bay is an idyllic location, with amazing fishing opportunities, day trips to Coffin Bay, exploring animal parks and Port Lincoln, and lazy family drives amongst the picturesque rolling Koppio Hills.

Modra’s Apartments range from Studio style, Family Apartments, and Two Bedroom Apartments, and are just metres to the child safe sandbar, 10km of long white sandy beach, and modern safe playgrounds. 


The Grand Mercure Links Lady Bay

The Grand Mercure Links Lady Bay is the perfect
destination to relax and unwind with the family as you explore the gorgeous
surrounds of the Fleurieu Peninsula. Situated just over 1 hour’s drive
South of Adelaide outside the small seaside town of Normanville en route to
Kangaroo Island.

Each room boasts magnificent views of the golf course and
ocean and includes a small kitchenette with all the basics of a sink,
microwave, toaster, bar fridge and tea & coffee making facilities, corner
spa bath, separate King Bedroom with a television so Mum & Dad can relax
while the little ones stay in the lounge to watch the other T.V on their own
sofa bed.

With the Peninsula Bar & Restaurant located
within the hotel you don’t have to travel far for a meal and includes a kid’s
menu for the little ones and there are plenty of activities to keep the kids
occupied, all of which are situated in front of the rooms so Mum and Dad can
watch from their own private balcony and includes a playground, tennis courts
and pool. Hotel staff are more than happy to assist families with more ideas of
what to do in the area including but not limited to horse riding across the
road, swimming at one of the many near by beaches or the local skate park.



Goolwa Boat Haven

are a small, family run marina located just a short drive north of the Goolwa
Town Centre.  With our convenient location you are not far from all the wonderful facilities that Goolwa has to offer. Hotels, cafes and restaurants are nearby for all your entertainment and dining needs.  For
those that want to stay and enjoy the sunset over the river on a perfect
summers night there is a BBQ area or take away available nearby.

Visit the local wharf and Visitor Centre. Ride the historic cockle train to Victor Harbor, where you can spend the afternoon visiting the local galleries. There is always something to see or do in Goolwa.  Go to the markets down near the wharf every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month. Studio 3 is family friendly and children are very welcome.  The sofa can be made into a double bed for children and/or there is plenty of room for a travel cot. 



Port Lincoln Hotel

The Port Lincoln Hotel is located 645km west of Adelaide on the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula. With 111 rooms, our 4 star hotel can accommodate families in style, while still making sure you and your family feel comfortable and relaxed during your stay.

Part of the Sarin’s restaurant bistro area is used on a daily basis for play groups, where parents enjoy coffee and cake and babies happily play throughout the morning. The area also opens onto a paved area overlooking the foreshore, so families can enjoy the fresh air during the warmer months. We have a menu especially for children, with healthy options available and an ice cream sundae with each meal.

The Port Lincoln Hotel is happy to assist with recommendations for family activities in and around the area, so don’t hesitate to contact us with enquiries.


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