Out & 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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Monarto Safari Park

Join us on our very own Monarto Safari Park private bus guided tour, as we get up close and personal with animals from Africa and Asia. There will be a coffee stop at Crafers Bean Cafe beforehand, but we’re sure the giraffes, lions and rhinos will keep your eyes wide open. The tour will be followed by a picnic lunch at Monarto. If time permits after lunch, we will explore the other exhibits including Meerkats, African Porcupines, Yellow-footed rock-wallabies and Chimpanzees.

Date: Friday 8 April

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 7.15 am | Returns at 6.00 pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre (John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 8.00am | Returns at 5.15pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 8.45am | Returns 4.30pm

Cost: $122 Includes transport, guided tour, morning tea & lunch

*Moderate walking required l * Vaccination status required

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

A Day in Victor Harbor

Let’s make a day in the heart of the Fleurieu Peninsula with a trip to one of SA’s favourite coastal towns, Victor Harbor. On the way, we’ll stop in Willunga for some morning tea at The Farm Willunga before we travel to Victor to check out the Beachside Markets. You can pick up some goodies like beauty products, jewellery and plenty more. We’ll then pack in some lunch at the Hotel Victor and then take the Victor Harbor Horse Tram to Granite Island on the newly refurbished causeway.

Date: Sunday 24 April

Location: The Philip Kennedy CentreHealth & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 7.00am | Returns 6.45pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre(John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 7.45am | Returns at 6.00pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 8.15am | Returns 5.30pm

Cost: $117 Includes transport, morning tea, lunch & horse-drawn tram ticket. Please bring your Seniors Card (if you have one)

*Maximum walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

Op Shop Tour

Help yourself to some hidden treasures as we go on an Op Shop exploration in Unley. If you pick something up you won’t just look fabulous, you’ll help local charities and

businesses and prevent more clothes from going to landfills. We’ll have morning tea beforehand at the Bricks and Stones cafe, and after shopping, we’ll grab lunch and dessert at The Norwood Hotel. We’ll finish the day with more Op-shopping in Norwood.

Date: Friday 29 April

Location: The Philip Kennedy CentreHealth & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 7.45am | Returns 5.45pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre (John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 8.30am | Returns at 5.00pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 9.15 am | Returns at 4.15 pm

Cost: Cost $92 Includes transport, morning tea,lunch & dessert. Please bring your Seniors Card (if you have one)

*Maximum walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

Popeye Devonshire Tea Cruise

Start the day with a cruise of the River Torrens onboard the Popeye Devonshire Tea Cruise. Sit back to see Adelaide from the best seat in the house is a heritage icon, and admire the ever-changing landscapes with live commentary by your local guide. Following the cruise, we will have a picnic lunch in Botanic Park.

Date: Friday 6 May

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 8.45am | Returns 3.30pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre (John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 9.30am | Returns at 2.45pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 10.15am | Returns at 2.00pm

Cost: Cost $107 Includes transport, cruise, Devonshire tea & lunch

*Moderate walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

A Day in the Adelaide Hills

Our first destination is Karkoo Nursery at the beautiful historic site of the Johnston Brewery in Oakbank where we will enjoy morning tea and explore all the nursery has to offer. Whether you’re a green thumb or just an admirer, you can pick up plenty. We will then travel to Balhannah Hotel for lunch, followed by a dessert at Melbas Chocolates.

Date: Friday 13 May

Location: The Philip Kennedy CentreHealth & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 8.00am | Returns at 5.15pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre(John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 8.45 am | Returns at 4.30 pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 9.30am | Returns 3.45pm

Cost: $91 Includes transport, morning tea& lunch (Melbas Chocolates not included in ticket price)

*Moderate walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

Urrbrae House

We will begin our day with morning tea at Beltana Cafe before embarking on a guided tour of Urrbrae House. Built in 1914 and now part of the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide, Urrbrae House is full of South Australian history. We’ll then finish the day with lunch and dessert at the Arkaba Hotel.

Date: Wednesday 18 May

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 8.00am | Returns 4.15pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre (John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 8.45am | Returns at 3.30pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 9.30am | Returns 2.45pm

Cost: $111 Includes transport, morning tea, guided tour, lunch & dessert

*Must be able to climb stairs l *Maximum walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

Capri Theatre: Exhibition on Screen - Pissarro

This night at the Capri Theatre will be like none other as we enjoy exploring and highlighting the enthralling and hugely important biography and output of Camille Pissarro. Rightfully known as the father of Impressionism, this film gives you exclusive access to the most extensive archive of Camile Pissarro’s impressionist artwork. There’ll be plenty of time to talk about your favourite art piece over dinner and dessert at The Torrens Arms Hotel.

Date: Sunday 29 May

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 2.00pm | Returns 9.00pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre(John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 2.45pm | Returns at 8.15pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 3.15pm | Returns at 7.45pm

Cost: $106 Includes transport, movie ticket, dinner & dessert

*Minimum walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

Live on Air - Out of the Square Performance

You won’t want to miss Live on Air, providing loads of entertainment in this unique simulated live radio show. Hosted and narrated by the golden voice of radio, 57+ year industry veteran, David Sabine Antonio and Kate Villano sing all the popular musical theatre hits from stage and screen, such as Les Miserable, Evita, Phantom of the Opera and many more. A wonderfully nostalgic show. You’ll be refreshed with coffee or tea before the show, while afterwards, we’ll enjoy lunch and dessert at the Largs Pier Hotel.

Date: Friday 17 June

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 8.00 am | Returns at 4.15 pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre(John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 8.45 am | Returns at 3.30 pm

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 9.30am | Returns 2.45pm

Cost: $119 Includes transport, ticket, coffee or tea, lunch & dessert

*Minimum walking required 

To book now, please call 8179 6825

 

 

The Madness of George III - Theatre Performance

This fun-filled day starts with lunch at the Elephant and Castle Hotel before we go to the Adelaide Repertory Theatre to watch The Madness of George III. This excellent theatre performance focuses on the challenges of King George II’s behavioural changes. It’s guaranteed to be witty, energetic and engaging.

Date: Saturday 25 June

Location: The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre l 477-479 Military Road Largs Bay

Departs at 10.15am | Returns at 6.15pm

Location: The Pines Health & Wellness Centre (John Martin House Carpark) l 336 Marion Road North Plympton

Departs at 11.00am | Returns at 5.30pm

Location: The Lodge Lourdes Valley l 18 Cross Road Myrtle Bank

Departs at 11.30am | Returns 5.00pm

Cost: $113 Includes transport, lunch, dessert & theatre ticket. Please bring your Seniors Card (if you have one)

*Minimum walking required l * Vaccination status required

To book now, please call 8179 6825