Out and About

Get out and about and join us on our social excursions. With different locations and experiences each time ranging from visiting the zoo to the theatre, there is something for everyone! To book your spot and to find out more information call 8179 6825.

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West Lakes Princess Cruise

Join us for a cruise and two-course lunch along the meandering waterways of the Lakes. Sit back, relax and soak up the scenery as we make our way around Delphin Island. If you’re looking for a peaceful outing, look no further, this is the one for you.

Date: Friday 22 January
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 10.15am | Returns 3.15pm

Date: Friday 22 January
Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay
Time: Departs 11.15am | Returns 2.15pm

Cost: $82 Includes transport, cruise ticket and two-course lunch

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Hans Heysen at the Cedars

Join us for morning tea and a guided tour at the Cedars, home to the famous Heysen family and one of Australia’s oldest art studios. You’ll enjoy an up close and personal glance at Hans and Nora Heysen’s 200 original works, see the stunning surrounding gardens and learn about the rich history of the Heysen family. After this, we will venture off to The Hahndorf Old Mill Hotel to finish our day with a lovely lunch.

Date: Friday 12 February
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 10.00am | Returns 4.00pm

Date: Friday 12 February
Location: The Lodge, Lourdes Valley | 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank
Time: Departs 10.30am | Returns 3.30pm

Cost: $82 Includes transport, morning tea, tour ticket and lunch

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Carrick Hill

Enjoy a morning at one of SA’s best known and loved historic homes and gardens, Carrick Hill. The Carrick Hill Café will greet us on arrival with morning tea. This will be followed by a Carrick Hill house tour that will take us through the 1939 English manor-style home, constructed of local Basket Range stone and boasting a wealth of drawings, sculptures, antiques and paintings. After soaking up the history of the Haywards, we will wrap up our day with lunch by the Goody Hotel.

Date: Friday 19 February
Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay
Time: Departs 8.30am | Returns 4.00pm

Date: Friday 19 February 
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 9.30am | Returns 3.00pm

Cost: $83 Includes transport, morning tea, tour ticket and lunch

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Adelaide Planetarium 

It’s time to soar away from earth and take a journey through the solar system. The Adelaide Planetarium contains a star projector that simulates the starry sky on an eight metre dome. Be entertained with eye popping visuals and cutting-edge science before we finish off the day with lunch at the Mawson Lakes Hotel.

Date: Friday 12 March
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 8.15am | Returns 3.30pm

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay
Time: Departs 9.15am | Returns 3.30pm

Date: Friday 19 March
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 8.30am | Returns 3.30pm

Location: The Lodge, Lourdes Valley | 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank
Time: Departs 9.00am | Returns 2.45pm

Cost: $73 Includes transport, entrance ticket and lunch

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Minis

They say good things come in small packages, and our new Out and About Mini trips are no different. Offering smaller group options every month, these are shorter trips pack more fun into less time and are a great way to socialise.

Fleurieu Art House

Enjoy a relaxing trip as you tour the Fleurieu Arthouse at McLaren Vale. At this artisan hub, you will see local artists working in their studios and visit the onsite gallery. Finish with a coffee or tea and cake, or wine, as you soak up the beautiful surrounds of the historic winery, Hardys Tintara.

Date: Thursday 21 January
Location: The Lodge, Lourdes Valley | 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Itinerary all locations
Departs 10.15am | Returns 1.30pm

Cost: $20 Includes transport, gallery tour, coffee/tea and cake (max 7 people) 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

National Railway Museum

Learn about the history of Australian rail as we visit the National Railway Museum at Port Adelaide. You’’l have entry to Australia’s largest railway museum, with over 100 exhibits on display, primarily from the Commonwealth and South Australian Railways.

Date: Friday 29 January
Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay
Time: Departs 10.45am | Returns 1.00pm

Costs $25 Includes transport, entry to the National Railway Museum, coffee/tea (max 7 people)

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Utopia Cafe

Treat yourself to a stylish and sophisticated day at Utopia Cafe at Waterfall Gully, nestled beside an 18m waterfall amongst native gardens. Relax in the century-old tearoom, sip from vintage china and enjoy Devonshire tea and freshly baked buttermilk scones.

Date: Wednesday 3 February
Location: The Lodge, Lourdes Valley | 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank
Time: Departs 10.15am | Returns 12.00pm

Date: Tuesday 23 February
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton
Time: Departs 10.00am | Returns 12.45pm

Date: Friday 26 February
Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay
Time: Departs 9.45am | Returns 12.00pm

Cost: $20 Includes transport, tea and scones (max 7 people) 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

Plant 4 Bowden 

Send your taste buds on a wild adventure at one of Adelaide’s amazing food markets. Finding something for lunch won’t be hard with a large range of food stalls and cafes, then browse the gift stalls.

Date: Tuesday 2 March
Location: The Pines Community Health & Wellness Centre | 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Date: Thursday 4 March
Location: The Lodge, Lourdes Valley | 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Date: Tuesday 30 March
Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Community Health & Wellness Centre | 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Itinerary all locations
Departs 11.00am | Return 1.30pm

Cost: $20 Includes transport only (max 7 people, food and beverage at your own cost) 

To book now, please call 8179 6825