With longer days and sunny weather, summer is the perfect time to enjoy a walk on the beach, a picnic in the park or a visit to one of Adelaide’s many historic sites.
Here is a list of some fun things to do this summer – just make sure you keep social distancing and stay safe!
Best Outings to Keep Cool
During heatwaves, it’s important to stay indoors and keep cool. There are a range of interesting places to visit in Adelaide that provide air conditioning while you immerse yourself in a fun activity.
- Art Gallery of South Australia
- Adelaide Central Market
- South Australian Museum
- National Railway Museum
- See a movie at your local cinema
Best New Restaurants and Cafes
- The Guardsman – Adelaide Railway Station
- Seamore’s – 255 Esplanade, Henley Beach
- Neighbourhood Espresso Bar – 129 Churchill Road, Prospect
Best Beaches to Visit
Keep cool with a refreshing swim or enjoy a nice walk on the beach.
- Port Noarlunga
Best Parks for a Picnic
Pack a picnic basket with some of your favourite snacks like cheese, olives and bread and find the perfect spot under a tree.
- Adelaide Botanic Gardens
- Belair National Park
- Morialta Conservation Park
- Jubilee Park
- Apex Park
Visit the Cumberland Park Community Centre
The Cumberland Park Community Centre has some new activities supported by ECH and the Office for Ageing Well over Summer.
Bocce is a relaxing yet strategic game with an ancient lineage. If you’re interested in learning how to play this sport, you can join ECH at the Cumberland Park Community Centre every Wednesday from 10am – 12pm. The cost is a gold coin donation.
Are you interested in learning macramé, making your own terrarium or a variety of other beautiful gifts just in time for Christmas? Every Wednesday from 10am – 12pm at the Cumberland Park Community Centre, ECH will guide you through a variety of fun DIY projects. Just bring yourself, your creativity and sense of fun! The cost is $5.
* Please note, the Cumberland Park Community Centre will be closed from 23 – 30 December 2020. Activities resume 13 January 2021.