Bush Magic Playground North Adelaide
The Bush Magic Playground in North Adelaide, just outside of the Adelaide Aquatic Centre, is a much loved playground.
Sure it’s not shiny and new, but it has great fun play equipment which is particularly suited to younger kids under five. We love it for this age group as it’s fully fenced.
Bush Magic Playground Maze
Running around through the maze as a bit of a hide-and-seek game is always popular.
There are many things for little ones to climb and explore – frames, tunnels, small slides at a height which is just right for them. All of the equipment has good safety rubber, bark chips or sand underneath to keep things safe.
The sandpit with an interactive climbing frame with points for collecting and pouring sand is always popular with sand lovers. The low monkey bars gives the little ones a chance to swing like monkeys (where often at other playgrounds, they are just too high for them to reach).
Ramps, steps and slides, plus climbing ropes provides opportunities for working those gross motor skills and playing some fun games.
The four seater see-saw swing is low to the ground.
Shelter and shade
There is a shelter in the centre with table and benches. Otherwise you can sit on the grassy hill where there are some trees for shade. Unfortunately none of the play equipment has shade coverings.
Flying fox and liberty swing
In the photo above on the left you’ll see an old style little flying fox which the older kids will enjoy – it’s quite high up so definitely needs help from an adult. A liberty swing is available for use – the key can be retrieved from the Aquatic Centre.
Bush Magic Playground Facilities
You can also find toilets, car parking and get coffee and snacks from the Aquatic Centre adjacent to the park. Just outside of the fully fenced playground, underneath the shade of the pine trees you will find a couple of bbqs and table & benches.
Bush Magic Playground Summary
The Bush Magic Playground is an old favourite and is particularly great for toddlers. While some of the equipment may be a little faded in colour, I don’t know any child who would notice or care about this. With plenty of equipment that is just the right height for younger kids, plus hills to run around and roll down, it’s an oldie but a goodie.
What: Bush Magic Playground North Adelaide
When: Every Day
Where: Denise Norton Park / Pardipardinyilla (Park 2) | Corner of Jeffcott Rd and Fitzroy Tce (outside the Adelaide Aquatic Centre)
Who: Great for toddlers/Under 5s
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