Things to do in Adelaide on Father’s Day 2023

If you’re looking for something to do with Dad this Father's Day in Adelaide we've got you covered with ideas on things to do that Dad is sure to love.

Are you looking for something to do with Dad this Father’s Day in Adelaide? Well, forget the socks and jocks, we’ve listed the top unforgettable experiences for Dad to do this Father’s Day in Adelaide. Mark you diaries for Sunday September 3 2023, and gear up for outings you may not have thought of before.

Treat Dad to some Dadtastic adventures or some good old fashioned family fun in Adelaide this Father’s Day.

Things to do on Father’s Day in Adelaide 2023:

Brunch at Adelaide Zoo

Start Dad’s day off right with a delicious brunch in Fig Tree Function Room at Adelaide Zoo.

Indulge in a big breakfast along with tea or coffee, unlimited fresh juices, yoghurt cups, freshly baked Danish pastries, and more!

10:30am – 12pm

Adults $65, Child (aged 4-10) $45, Cubs (aged 0-3) $25 (Zoo admission included)

Buy tickets here

Frome Rd, Adelaide


Father’s Day at the Marion Hotel

The Lot an Egg-cellent Breakfast

Indulge in a delicious breakfast platter featuring all the mouth-watering breakfast delights you can think of. These platters are designed to be shared and enjoyed, so it is the perfect bonding activity for the family.

Think scrambled eggs, bacon, chipolatas, rump steak, roast tomatoes, mushrooms, housemade baked beans, strawberry & Nutella crepes, hashbrowns, toasted sourdough, and hollandaise. It really is “the lot”!

You can also turn this brunch boozy and add on Shifty Lizard brekkie beers for $15 per person.

9:00am, 9:15am or 9:30am

Adults $40 + BF, Kids Under 12 $20

Buy tickets here

Father’s Day Backyard BBQ Lunch

What better way to spend Father’s Day than with a classic BBQ? The Marion Hotel is turning its Secret Garden into the ultimate backyard BBQ space with good food, great beer, mini golf, giant noughts & crosses, giant Jenga, and giant checkers.

Their mouth-watering Yoder-smoked shared family platters are guaranteed to hit the spot. Plus, they have teamed up with Shifty Lizard to offer some unbeatable drink specials throughout the day! The best part, it is all the BBQ fun with none of the BBQ clean up.

1:00pm, 1:15pm, 1:30pm or 1:45pm

Adults $55 + BF, Kids Under 12 $20 + BF

Buy tickets and view the menu here

849 Marion Rd, Mitchell Park


royal adelaide show 2022

Royal Adelaide Show

Take Dad out for the day to the Royal Adelaide Show! Whether you’re Dad is a thrill-seeker and makes the most of show rides, or more interested in sitting back and watching the Woodchopping or Farriers and Blacksmiths. There’s something for everyone at the Royal Adelaide Show.

Treat Dad to a Dagwood dog or a Charlesworth Nuts showbag this Father’s Day at the Royal Adelaide Show.

9am – 11pm

From $20

Buy tickets here

Adelaide Showground, Wayville


Father’s Day at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

The Winter ChocFest 2023 is on at the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company. The festival offers guests a rotating menu of decadent hot chocolate drinks and mouth-watering desserts, all featuring handcrafted Barossa Valley Chocolate Company Chocolate. It’s the perfect place to take the chocolate loving Dad for Father’s Day.

Each fortnight during the festival new drinks and desserts are introduced. What’s on offer over Father’s Day weekend will be:

Hot Chocolate Drinks

  • Honey Bee. Honeycomb Milk Chocolate Hot Chocolate
  • Hot Stuff. Chili Dark Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Desserts 

  • Crunchy & Fluffy Hot Churros with dark chocolate pouring sauce
  • Death by Chocolate Mud Cake with (milk or dark chocolate pouring sauce)

More information here

Lunch at Benni’s Café

While you’re there, why not book in to treat Dad with lunch at Benni’s Cafe? Enjoy their rich and smokey burger lunch special and full café menu.

Book inside or on the deck over-looking the water and the vines.

Book here

Cellar Door Family Experience

Barossa Valley Chocolate Company offer a large range of tasting experiences for adults and children in their Cellar Door.

Book a table and enjoy a range of experiences, a few of their faves for you to choose from:

  • Gelati & Chocolate Tasting Flights – $15pp
  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing $25pp
  • Family Experience for 4 (2 adults + 2 children, including gifts for the children) – $120

Book here

64 Burings Rd, Tanunda


Climb the TreeClimb Grand Course with Dad

Send your Dad on 5 progressively challenging obstacle courses set in the tree-tops, featuring zip-lines and an exhilarating Tarzan swing.

The Grand Course consists of 52 challenges and is designed for thrill-seekers and active adventurers of all abilities. Divided into 5 different levels of difficulty, each aerial or tree-top path offers a fun and interactive set of challenges for every individual. After completing the practice course, progress to the Green, Blue, Red and then challenge yourself on the Black course.

Cnr Greenhill Road &, Unley Rd, Adelaide


Take Dad on a bush walk

Whilst fancy experiences are fun and exciting, sometimes Father’s Day calls for good old fashioned family time in the great outdoors.

Take Dad on a bush walk this Father’s Day and pack a picnic to enjoy lunch together. If you still have small people with little legs not cut out for walking long distances, steep hills or unpredictable terrain, check out our Top pram friendly walks in Adelaide to give you some ideas of some metro walks you can do with your young crew.

BOUNCE school hols

Bounce together at BOUNCE with Dad

BOUNCE is a place that creates and celebrates joy, fun and self-powered adrenaline. Through a unique blend of fun, freestyle, progression and development, BOUNCE is a place to develop and harness balance, coordination and agility.

Take Dad to BOUNCE this Father’s Day for a day of fun!

Book here

13-15 Fosters Road, Greenacres | 164-168 Richmond Road, Marleston


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