The April School Holidays are just around the corner! School Holidays are amongst the best and worst time for parents and kiddo’s alike. An opportunity to spend some quality time with your kids (yay!), but also the never ending quest to keep your little darling entertained. Especially when you have to head off to work.

We can feel the panic from here. Relax! Wilderness Escape is here to provide you with fun outdoor school holiday day programs that will get your kids outside, having fun, going on (safe) adventures and learning amazing new skills.


Experience some of the greatest feelings in the world. Feel the sun soaking into your skin, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the sensation of the wind ruffling your hair. Take the opportunity to clear the mind and become one with the environment!

Aquatics Fun in the Sun

Raising yourself some kids that seem to be more fish than human half the time? Or possibly looking for a way to introduce your child to all the fun things they can be doing in the water? Then our aquatics programs are for you.

There’s nothing better than spending a day on the water and it’s a great way to keep the kids active and entertained. We suggest checking out the following adventures and experiences:

  1. Little Bunyips Dolphin Sanctuary Kayaking Adventure
    For ages 8 – 12
    A day filled with learning, exploring and fun. Spend the morning learning kayaking skills, playing a few games and then head off to Garden Island to explore the mangroves and inlets of Adelaide’s only Dolphin Sanctuary, home to over 40 dolphins who love to pop up and play.

  1. Little Bunyips Boogie Boarding & Fishing
    For ages 7 – 12
    A fun filled day starting with boogie boarding and beach games before heading off into the nearby forest to have a go on a low ropes course and then finishing up the day with a spot of fishing at the river to see who can catch the most fish.
  1. Mighty Yowies Kayaking & Snorkelling
    For ages 10 – 17
    Spend a morning on the Onkaparinga River for a kayaking adventure through the estuary, then after a spot of lunch we head down to Port Noarlunga to explore the Noarlunga Reef, one of the best and most popular snorkelling spots in SA.
  1. Mighty Yowies Beach Day & Surfing
    For ages 10 – 17
    Sea, sun & surf! Not just any old day at the beach. Learn to surf with an “on the sand how to surf” session before tackling the waves under the watchful eye of our instructors. And when you’re ready, take a time out and get involved in some beach games.

Climbing Escapades

Kids got energy to burn and a love for new experiences? Then our natural or artificial surface climbs and adventure hub days are what you are looking for.. Each adventure is set to excite, enthral and get the blood pumping.

  1. Go Wild @ MLAH
    For ages 8 – 17
    Get out of your comfort zone and push yourself. Conquer the highest artificial rock-climbing wall in SA, then take a wild a trip on SA’s longest zip line before tackling a high ropes course and then ending your day on the Leap of Faith.
  1. Go Wild @ SAH
    For ages 8 – 17
    A day outdoors is a day well spent! Enjoy bouldering, adventure trails, billy carts and rock climbing at our Southern Adventure Hub!
  1. Rock Climbing Natural Surface
    For ages 10 – 17
    Spend a day on the rocks at Morialta Conservation Park. Walk past the Morialta Falls, keeping an eye out for koalas and then climb as high as you can before experiencing the thrilling feeling of abseiling down the rock face you just conquered.

Four Day Camping Adventure!

Last but not least, our Duke of Ed Adventurous Bushwalking Journey takes your teen on a 4 day journey through the Mt Crawford Forest, honing their skills during a 2 day Practice Journey, before they complete a 2 day Qualifying Journey. Participants spend the day outdoors experiencing the breathtaking beauty of South Australia, making new friends and gaining lifelong skills in a safe and controlled environment. And, no, your kid does not have to be signed up for Duke of Ed in order to participate.

With so many great options to choose from, the question to ask yourself is “Are there are enough days in the school holidays to fit all these awesome adventures into?”