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If you’ve got kids, we don’t need to tell you how much effort goes into planning a birthday party. That’s why the team at Glam Adelaide have put together a (fairly) comprehensive list of ultimate kids’ birthday party ideas in Adelaide.
AFL Max is not just for the footy obsessed. Play on trampolines in the Aerial Zone, bounce with huge inflatable giants, test your climbing skills and more. There are plenty of packages to check out with plenty of ad-ons available, which prices starting at $349.
Base Camp South Australia will fuel your kid’s ninja fantasy. Great for active kiddos who love to run around, jump, swing and more. Packages start at $28pp.
BOUNCE inc is a trampoline lover’s paradise. With more than 50 interconnected trampolines, your kids can literally bounce off the walls. Parties start from $29 per person for a 2 hour session. BYO food and drink are not permitted, so let staff know of any allergies when you book.
Latitude offers trampolining, rock climbing and high ropes courses for those wanting a little extra flexibility. You can purchase party packages from $25 for kids under 5 or $35 for kids over 5. Latitude even sorts out cake and lolly bags, so all you need to do is turn up.
Flip Out Munno Parra will cater to all your trampolining needs. There is also a ninja course and kids playground/arena.
Funtopia Prospect is a place where kids play, jump, climb and leap to their hearts content. Fun for all ages (there is even a fully licensed bar for parents).
Imagination Kidz is not only fun, but it also encourages a healthy life style with plenty of healthy food choices on offer, alongside exercise and creative play. Prices start at $22 per person for parties.
Inflatable Zone Aberfoyle Park is a massive indoor bouncy playground which everyone will love. it has bouncing balls, a jousting pit and even a relaxing pillow area. Prices start at just $12 per person.
King Pin Bowling Norwood offers a variety of party packages that cater to most budgets. Choose from bowling, laser tag, arcade games – or a combination of all three! Some packages include party food and drinks. And for the adults – there’s a cocktail bar onsite. Everyone’s happy. Prices start at $35 per person.
Kart Mania Gepps Cross offers go-karting and laser skirmish missions that can be customised to suit your needs. Kart Mania do not supply food, but can reserve a party table for up to 45 minutes after completing activities so you can bring food or order pizza. Prices start at $43 for a laser skirmish/karting combo.
Cirkidz birthday parties allow kids to be involved in circus training, which can include tumbling, trapeze, juggling and human pyramids. Parties cost $399 for up to 20 participants and offers sessions on Sundays during set session times.
Vertical Reality Climbing is a fun indoor rock climbing facility that makes for a great party location. A 2 hour party, including all necessary equipment & instruction costs $110 for the first 6 climbers, and $16 per additional climber. If the climbers are aged under 13 years, you will need to arrange an adult helper for each 3-4 kids to belay (look after safety ropes). Cold drinks, tea and coffee are available, but food needs to be self-catered.
IceArenA offers cool (haha) parties on Friday Nights and Saturdays. Prices start at just $13 per person for groups of 10+. The IceArenA has cakes available at $15 each, or you can bring your own cake for a BYO cost of $5 each cake. No outside food and drink is permitted, unless in relation to a food allergy.
TreeClimb is for the true adventure seekers out there. There are over 70 obstacles spanning across eight different routes for climbers over 100cm tall in the Adelaide City Park Lands. This activity course is not just fore kids, the whole family can enjoy it. Prices start at $29 for children.
Wizbang Family Fun Centre has indoor laser tag, black light mini golf, a play gym, arcade games, Daytona, air hockey, mid-week pony rides, a disco and more, this is a great family destination that promises endless amounts of fun. There are a variety of packages, so check out their website for prices.
Xtreme Inflatables is huge, with plenty of activities and obstacle courses for the kiddos. There are safe areas for under 5’s. Pricing is organised by time spent in the centre, so depending on how long you stay, this could be a super affordable option.
The Beachouse in Glenelg allows you to mix and match activity and catering packages. With water slides, mini golf, arcades and dodgem cars, there’s plenty to choose from. They have different party packages to chose from, so head to their website to read all about them.
Star Academy offers pampering, ballerina, hip hop/breakdance, disco, Alice in Wonderland, Frozen, Fairy and Disney Princess parties, with other options available on request. Party guests learn a magical dance routine and get to perform it at the end of the party. Prices quoted when booking.
Plaster Fun House has 3 SA locations that host parties – Brighton, Unley and Brahma Lodge, with party packages specific to each store. Children get to decorate and take home a plaster figurine of their choosing. Prices start at $13 per person.
Build A Bear workshops allow kids to customise and take home their own furry friends. Workshops are based in Westfield Marion and Westfield Tea Tree Plaza and start at $18 per person.
Little Picassos offers creative kids 2 hour sessions to suit anyone aged 3 and up. Birthday parties can be self-catered or catered by Little Picassos at an extra cost. The company also offers a mobile system, where they can come to you. Prices start at $42 per person.
Crocs Playcentre in Kilburn offers a variety of kid’s party activities and starts from a $229 flat rate. Cake can be ordered through the venue or you can bring them in.
Lollipops Croydon is a play cafe that offers several party package offers. All party options include catering, use of a private party room, entry and unlimited play in the playland.
Bumblebees Play Cafe lets you rent out the entire cafe exclusively for $130 an hour and offer food platters starting from $15. Alternatively you can take your own. Normal parties go for $15.50 per person. Book via the Facebook page or by calling Jessica on 08 8396 8982.
Little Rockets Play Cafe if often regarded as the coolest play areas in Adelaide, with locations all over the city. With ball pits, huge play structures, super slides, toddler areas, and even great cafe menus with plenty of healthy options and super friendly staff. Prices start at $196 for a package.
Cheeky Monkey Cafe Mount Barker includes a separate toddler area with ball pit, 3 lane super slide as well as curly tunnel and speed slides, a flying fox, bouncy castle, spinning seat and soft obstacle course. Prices start at $17 per person.
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ilookmystyle in Croydon is like a pamper palace for kids, with a variety of packages and party rooms available for hire. The pamper party package starts from $40 per person and includes a foot scrub, foot spa, finger and toe nail painting, and you can purchase facials for an extra touch of class. There’s even a disco room for a little dance after the pampering is done.
Hahndorf Farm Barn offers catered and self-catered birthday party options, and even offer a mobile farm party option if you have the space at home. Kids love petting their favourite cute and cuddly animals.
Wallis Cinemas offer $11 movie tickets for groups of 10 or more ($2 extra for adults). Additional food and ice cream cake can be purchased when you confirm your booking. If you choose to bring your own cake, an extra cost of $1 per person applies.
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