The Southern Cross
The Southern Cross is one of those places that really knows how to involve its community - they love taking care of the whole family! They not only offer a fabulous kids menu with lots of yummy meals, they also offer oodles of kids entertainment and activities day to day. I'm not just talking toys, games and colouring (but yes they have these too), they've teamed up with local theatre groups to bring you fortnightly productions on the second and fourth Saturday of every month that will have the kids recreating fairy tales, using dress ups and props; they even have a monthly puppet show!
During weekdays (Tues & Thurs) they offer their guest room to parents and kids, complete with free fluffies for the kids, massages for the parents and heavenly staff happy to just be an extra pair of hands. Hosting your child's next birthday party is also an option! With so many inclusions, you need to click on 'Read more' for all the details!
All the goodies you'd expect for feeding little tummies that are on the go: eggs on toast, homemade waffles, homemade gnocchi, fish & chips with salad and heaps more to choose from.
There are toys, games and colouring activities available plus they'll even shout the kids their fluffies!
The Southern Cross takes the hassle out of arranging kids parties, they provide you with the space, will take care of the set-up, clean-up and the food, so that you can just focus on the kids and catching up with their Mums & Dads over a coffee and a bite to eat.
If your party is between 10am-2pm on weekends your little guests can join in on the Cross Critters Weekend activities; that includes FREE face-painting and crafts. You’re welcome to arrange your own entertainment too and of course to bring in your own birthday cake.
For more information click here, Southern Cross Birthday Parties. Interested? You can email, or pick up the phone and talk with the friendly team.
Pop in on Tuesday or Thursday mornings and the team will have a little something extra special for you. They dedicate their Guest Room to parents and little ones! This is the perfect space – a large enclosed area with comfy couches and carpet to crawl around on! They also have wonderful staff members on hand – who’ll help to keep your wee one happy while you kick back with a coffee and relax.
During these Cross Critter mornings, between 10am-12pm there is a professional massage therapist, offering up some relief for all of the hard-working parents. You'll get to enjoy a FREE 10 minute back, neck and shoulder massage while a lovely staff member takes your baby off your hands!
Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm, the Southern Cross is the perfect spot to bring your family and friends for a bite to eat. They've got the kids covered with their kids table set up with free face-painting, colouring, and activities. Plus there are always toys and board games too.
Not only that, but fortnightly they have teamed up with KidzStuff theatre and Playshop Theatre to bring you productions for the little ones. These happen on the second and fourth Saturday of every month in our guest room. You can check out the Southern Cross Kids Activities calendar here. Actors and the kids will recreate classic fairy tales, using dress ups, props and creative minds! They also do a monthly puppet show, followed by a puppet making workshop (just bring a sock and you could be leaving with a new puppet friend)!
All activities at The Cross are free. Shows start at 11am in the Guest Room so make sure you're in nice and early to secure a good spot.
With so much great stuff on offer, you need to keep in touch and can join up to receive their Cross Critters mailing list. Sign up today!