See & Do

Where to take mum on Mother’s Day

Adelaide Botanic Gardens

North Terrace, Adelaide


Pack a basket full of your mums favourite food and drinks and go to the Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a family picnic. After you’ve eaten, work off the feast by walking through the gardens and see all the colours of autumn.

Mother’s Day Classic

Elder Park, King William Road, Adelaide

Start the day with a run along the River Torrens as part of the Mother’s Day Classic, which raises funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Starting at Elder Park, you can do run or walk 2.75km, 4.5km or 7.3km. Post run, treat yourself to a coffee or pastry with mum, you’ll deserve it!

Food experiences

Various places in Adelaide

The start of May is a bonanza of food events in Adelaide. You can take your family to Tasting Australia at Victoria Square, book in to see a free cooking demonstration at Urban Kitchen at Rundle Mall or secure a spot at one of the many Adelaide Food Fringe events.

Adelaide Zoo

Frome Road, Adelaide


Take your mum to the zoo so she can spend the day not only with you, but also with the pandas, quokkas and giraffes! All mums will be given a Melba’s chocolate on arrival before a perfect family day out. The zoo has a number of brunch events you can book in to before exploring the zoo as well.

Spa day

34 Hindley Street, Adelaide


Treat your mum to a spa day and book her into Eassa Day Spa! Eassa offers a range of treatments including massages, nails and facials, as well as a number of relaxation spa packages that will de-stress and re-energise your mum.