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Nature Play Festival 2018

October 15, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - October 30, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

The Nature Play Festival is an annual Festival for children and their families
which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature!

 

The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more! The 2018 Nature Play Festival is proudly supported by Flinders University.

 

Through the Festival, Nature Play SA aims to highlight the importance of nature play for today’s generation of children and to provide opportunities for families to access nature play events and activities across SA. This year, we’re delighted to announce more than 100 nature play events are being held by host organisations across the state!

 

So sit back and enjoy planning your spring school holiday adventures with our online Festival guide – simply select your region, take a look at what’s on offer, and make sure you book tickets or register where required. We’ll keep this page updated and you can also contact host organisations with specific queries via the event information provided.

 

Thanks again to all the organisations involved in making the 2018 Nature Play Festival a reality.

 

Happy nature playing everyone!

Details

Start:
October 15, 2018 @ 8:30 AM
End:
October 30, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
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  • Metro and Greater Adelaide

  • Fleurieu Peninsula

  • Northern and Yorke Peninsula

  • South East

  • Arid Lands

  • Kangaroo Island

  • Eyre Peninsula

Daily Activities On Offer Throughout The Festival Period

Anstey's Nature Adventure Kits

Hosted By: Tea Tree Gully Library

Are you an adventurer or a discoverer? Our library mascot Anstey loves seeing children discovering the library, so we have put together a discovery kit full of all the tools you will need to go on an adventure, look for clues and find all the answers to our Anstey's Adventure Quiz! Kits are on loan for a maximum of two hours. Kids must be checked out and checked back in inside the library.

Cost: Free

Target Audience: 5 - 10 years

Where: Tea Tree Gully Library

When: During library hours

Registration Required:

www.cttg.sa.gov.au/ansteyadventure

For further information:

Michelle Elliot 08 8397 7449 [email protected]

Kid's Nature Challenge

Hosted By: DEW: Cleland Wildlife Park

Explore the nature of Cleland Wildlife Park! Get active, have an adventure of discovery on the kid's nature challenge. Fun activities include: Nature mud art, create a cubby, nature hunt and find your favourite Cleland place.

Cost: Family $61 (2A + 2C) (1A + 3C), Adults $25.50, Child (aged 4-15inc) $12, Concession $20, Free entry for carers. All activities are free with park entry

Target Audience: Families

Where: Cleland Wildlife Park

When: 9.30am-5:00pm Daily

Registration Required:

No Booking Required

For further information:

Cleland Wildlife Park  08 8339 2444 / Andrea Smith 08 8339 2769   [email protected]

www.clelandwildlifepark.sa.gov.au

Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Friday 25 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Daily Activities On Offer Throughout The Festival Period

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Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Friday 25 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Friday 25 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Daily Activities On Offer Throughout The Festival Period

Show Cave Tours

Hosted By: Kangaroo Island

"This tour follows part of the original 1920s tourist section of Kelly Hill Caves and features a low silt chamber with intriguing fauna fossils and bones. The tour includes a crawl past a palaeontological site, where your guide will share Kangaroo Island’s rich fossil history, which includes megafauna and several glacial maximums.

If you are lucky, palaeontologists may even be on-site while you are on tour."

Cost: Please visit information centre to book

Target Audience: Families

Where: Kelly Hill Caves Kangaroo Island

When: Daily: 10.00 am, 10.30 am, 11.00 am, 11.30 am, 12.00 pm, 12.30 pm, 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 4.00 pm

Registration Required:

https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/find-a-park/Browse_by_region/kangaroo-island/kelly-hill-conservation-park#see-and-do

For further information:

Kelly Hill Visitor Information Centre 8553 4464
[email protected]

Adventure Caving

Hosted By: Kangaroo Island

For the more adventurous nature players, join an experienced guide on an Adventure Caving Tour where, equipped with a helmet and headlight, you can climb and crawl your way through an underground maze of undeveloped caverns. This tour follows part of the original 1920’s tourist section of Kelly Hill Caves and features a low silt chamber with intriguing fauna fossils and bones. The tour includes a crawl past a palaeontological site, where your guide will share Kangaroo Island’s rich fossil history, which includes megafauna and several glacial maximums. If you are lucky, palaeontologists may even be on-site while you are on tour.

Cost: Please visit information centre to book

Target Audience: Must be 8 years or older and children 15 years or younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Where: Kelly Hill Caves Kangaroo Island

When: Daily 2:15pm - 4:15pm

Registration Required:

https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/find-a-park/Browse_by_region/kangaroo-island/kelly-hill-conservation-park#see-and-do

For further information:

Kelly Hill Visitor Information Centre 8553 4464
[email protected]

Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

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Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Friday 25 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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Daily Activities On Offer Throughout The Festival Period

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Activities On Offer By Date

Tuesday 15 October

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Wednesday 16 October

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Thursday 17 October

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Friday 18 October

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Saturday 19 October

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Sunday 20 October

Cubby Building Fun

Hosted By: Representing Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula as part of the Advancing Whyalla 'Pride in the Park' event

Back to nature cubby building fun, with natural and recycled materials provided to allow families to interact with nature in a playful and imaginative way.

Cost: Free

Target Audience: 5-12 years

Where: Civic Park Whyalla

When: 11:00am-3:00pm

Registration Required:

No Booking Required

For further information:

Barbara Murphy

0427 188 546

[email protected]

Monday 21 October

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Tuesday 22 October

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Wednesday 23 October

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Thursday 24 October

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Friday 25 October

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Saturday 26 October

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Sunday 27 October

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Monday 28 October

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Tuesday 29 October

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Wednesday 30 October

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