What are you doing these school holidays?

One week to go before schools out!
What have you got planned with your family and international student?

In a previous photo blog we posted this year we asked you to Check out what our international students get up to in SA, now here are some activities and experiences that our homestay families can do during the holidays and on weekends.

Add to your list of ‘things to do’ with your international student!




Haigh's Chocolates

Did you know Haigh’s Chocolates has free guided viewing tours of their factory?

Take one of their daily tours and watch how their chocolates are made (and what they taste like!)

Melba's Chocoates and Confectionery

You cannot escape the delicious aromas at Melba’s – a chocolate and confection factory.

You will not be able to leave without a bag or two of choclate or sweets in your pocket!

 Enjoy a sunset

Have you ever watched the sunset from Mount Lofty? Arrive a few hours earlier and follow the many small trails to other locations close to the summit…but don’t get lost!

Fish and chips or a picnic on a beach is also a nice way to watch the sun go down when the weather is warm.

Zoos SA

Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo is home to over 1800 animals and with guided tours, animal feeds and keeper talks there are plenty of free activities to keep you engaged for the whole day.


Monarto Zoo

Make the trip to Monarto Zoo! Whether you walk, take the Zu-Loop or do a mix of both, you’ll spend the whole day exploring five major habitat exhibits home to animals from Africa, the Americas and Australasia.


Be sure to keep an eye on the Zoos SA website for a special events, competitions and offers (be sure to take advantage of the Two Zoos Pass as well!)

In the city

Don’t forget about the

There are plenty of tours, exhibits and events happening at all of these locations so be sure to check their websites to help plan your activities.

These are just a few things to get you started, but we would love to hear what other ideas you have. Tell us what your plans are!

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