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Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review

Fully Fenced Playgrounds in Adelaide

Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground
Fully Fenced Playgrounds in Adelaide
For peace of mind, fully fenced playgrounds are great so you can be sure the little ones won’t wander off too far. 
There are a range of fully fenced playgrounds and play spaces in South Australia in many different areas to ensure your toddler or young one’s […]

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Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Northern Suburbs

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Northern Suburbs
Some of these are not far from the city, while others are much further North. Some of Adelaide’s most popular playgrounds reside up North. Our favourites include Cobbler Creek Playground in Salisbury East and Fremont Park at Elizabeth. We can’t forget the famous St Kilda Adventure Playground, about a 30-minute drive […]

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Top Regional Playgrounds in South Australia

Monash Adventure Park
Top Regional Playgrounds in South Australia
Regional South Australia has some amazing playgrounds to discover while you’re on holiday. 
In recent years, many regional SA playgrounds have received makeovers and upgrades, making them some of our favourites to visit. Some of them are unique and have equipment you just won’t find in the city centre. […]

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Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve

Playgrounds with a Flying Fox in Adelaide

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve
Playgrounds with a Flying Fox in Adelaide
Popular with the kids, flying foxes are always a hit.
Zipping around on a flying fox is many kids’ favourite thing to do at the playground. And the best part is running back to do it all again! St Kilda Adventure Playground has a couple of flying foxes that […]

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Playgrounds with the Biggest Slides in Adelaide

Roy Marten Playground in Taperoo
Playgrounds with the Biggest Slides in Adelaide
Slides are always one of the most popular pieces of equipment you’ll find at a playground. And for the adventurous, the bigger the slide the better!
There’s something super exciting about going down a new slide for the first time, especially if it’s a big one. […]

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Glenelg foreshore playground

Beachside Playgrounds in Adelaide

Glenelg Foreshore Playground
Beachside Playgrounds in Adelaide
There’s nothing better than spending time at the beach and having a playground nearby to enjoy. 
Sometimes you want the best of both worlds with a day at the beach but also some time at the playground. The convenience of having them right next to each other is perfect for outings […]

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Playgrounds with Picnic Areas in Adelaide

Crescent Reserve Playground, Edwardstown
Playgrounds with Picnic Areas in Adelaide
It’s always nice to have an area dedicated to resting and having something to eat or drink in the shade (especially for the adults).
Sometimes the kids want to play at the playground for hours on end and all that playing can make the little ones hungry! These […]

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Playgrounds with Water Play in Adelaide

Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Playgrounds with Water Play in Adelaide
Water Play is a wonderful way for children to explore their senses, get creative and keep cool at the same time. More and more playgrounds in recent years have been adding water play features like water pumps, fountains, sprinklers and buckets and playing with water […]

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Playgrounds with Shade in Adelaide

Adelaide Playgrounds with Shade
For long days playing out in the sunshine, shade is important to keep everyone safe and healthy. 
Sometimes the trip to the playground can be a long one and in the scorching Adelaide sun, that can be a problem. Nobody wants to have to play on boiling hot play equipment (especially those slides […]

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Inclusive Playgrounds in Adelaide | All-Abilities Equipment

The Fremont Park All Abilities Play-space
Inclusive Playgrounds in Adelaide
South Australia is creating more inclusive playgrounds or playgrounds with all abilities equipment.
These playgrounds aim to be inclusive of all children regardless of ability. Equipment that caters for a range of disabilities and disorders may include flying fox harnesses, wheelchair-accessible ramps and merry-go-rounds, in-ground wheelchair-friendly trampolines, sensory […]

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Bowman Park Nature Playspace

Nature Play Playgrounds in Adelaide

Nature Play Playgrounds in Adelaide
There are some great imaginative and fun playgrounds in Adelaide that feature Nature Play elements.
Nature Play allows children to turn off their screens and go out and play in nature. Many of these playgrounds include natural elements that might feature logs, rocks and trees so kids can get (a little) dirty, […]

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City of Adelaide’s Best Playgrounds for Kids

The City’s Best Playgrounds and Playspaces in Adelaide
The Adelaide Park Lands are home to unique playgrounds where kids and families can be active and let their imaginations run wild. We’ve compiled a selection of our favourite places to make it quick and easy to pick a central playground when staying in or visiting the City […]

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Tusmore Park | Wading Pool, Playground & Creek | Review

Tusmore Park Wading Pool Now Open
The refurbishment of the Tusmore Park Wading Pool has been highly anticipated by all who love this park. What a fabulous upgrade this is with some great new features which make it bigger and better as well as safer and more fun. The wading pool has re-opened as of 15 […]

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Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Western Suburbs

Adelaide Inner West & Western Suburbs Playgrounds
Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the Western suburbs of Adelaide below. There are some fantastic playgrounds in Adelaide’s West with climbing towers and massive slides and plenty of space for kids to roam on bikes. There are also some great parks for toddlers with unique features […]

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Glenelg foreshore playground

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Southern Suburbs

Adelaide Inner South & Adelaide South Playgrounds
Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the Southern suburbs of Adelaide below. Some are not far from the city, while others are further South. There are some fantastic playgrounds in Adelaide’s South including nature play, ones along the beautiful beaches, and some old favourites. Our reviews include information about […]

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Playgrounds in Adelaide’s North Eastern Suburbs

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s North Eastern Suburbs
Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide below. This includes information about playground equipment and features, fencing, toilets and more.
 

Campbelltown Skate Park | Fun on wheels | Review
Campbelltown Skate Park The Campbelltown Skate Park on Darley Road in Paradise is a popular spot […]

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Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide

Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide
Harbour Town’s nature themed playground opened in October 2021 and is the perfect spot for kids to stop and play after shopping at the premium outlet stores.
Suitable for all young adventurers, the playground is fully undercover, with toilets located nearby. Kids can explore the wooden climbing equipment complete with […]

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Hamilton Reserve - Vale Park

Hamilton Reserve Hidden Code Playground | Vale Park | Review

Hamilton Reserve, Vale Park – Playground with a Secret Message
The upgrade of Hamilton Reserve in Vale Park is now open with a fabulous family friendly playspace. Where there used to just be a (dead) grassy area with big trees right next to the Linear Park Trail, there is now grass you can actually play on […]

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Swings, Rides and Slides | Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia

Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]

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Freedom Park Two Wells

New Freedom Park Sensory & Nature Playground at Two Wells | Nov 2021

Freedom Park at Two Wells 
South Australian families can now experience best practice in nature and sensory play at the state’s newest playground which has opened in the northern suburbs.
The new playground, Freedom Park, within Liberty at Two Wells is the latest milestone in a $1.2 billion residential precinct that is creating over 3,000 new homes […]

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Glenside Park

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Eastern Suburbs

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Eastern Suburbs
Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the Eastern suburbs of Adelaide below. This includes information about playground equipment and features, fencing, toilets and more.

Symons & Symons Reserve | Community Park in Glenside
Symons & Symons Reserve in Glenside A lovely little pocket of grass, picnic facilities and numerous sporting options […]

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Glenthorne National Park | New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta – New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development
A nature-focussed adventure playground will be developed as an iconic destination within the Glenthorne National Park thanks to a partnership between the Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Marion.  
The City of Marion has agreed to contribute $2 million towards a huge adventure […]

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Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve Playground with 2 Big Slides | Review

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve – Review 
This Aldinga playground is a great little stop for locals, if you happen to be in the Aldinga area, or like us, having a stay at Sellicks Beach. It’s one for slide lovers with 2 large slides plus a smaller one, a flying fox, tunnel, spinner, and hill to climb. […]

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The Leckie Playground at Mount Torrens | Adelaide Hills | Review

Upgraded Mount Torrens Playground in the Adelaide Hills.
by Katrina Gogel
The Leckie Playground in Mount Torrens has received a much-needed upgrade recently thanks to the Adelaide Hills Council. Working in collaboration with nature play specialists Climbing Tree, they have created a space that will be well used for years to come by locals, and visitors alike.
Suitable […]

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New Playground | Harrogate Recreation Reserve | Adelaide Hills | 2021

New Playground at Harrogate Recreation Reserve in the Adelaide Hills
Harrogate Recreational Reserve now has a new playground, toilets and walking tracks thanks to a $140k investment from the local council. Harrogate is located in the Adelaide Hills, about 15 minutes drive East of woodside and is a stunning part of the hills to explore.

The area was […]

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New Playgrounds in 2021 | South Australia

New Playgrounds in 2021 around South Australia 
We’ve seen some fantastic new playgrounds added to South Australia’s parks and reserves in 2021. It’s great to see that many of them have unique features like the ship-themed playground at Beachport and added extras like mini bike paths for kids or water play features.
Have a look at these […]

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Glenside Park

Glenside Community Park & Playground | Review

Glenside Community Park and Playground Review
Glenside Park is a brand-new public space in Adelaide’s East, offering the whole community access to a variety of leisure and sporting opportunities.
The park opens up 1.5 hectares of tree-lined space with expansive grass areas, a brand new playground, sheltered picnic tables, exercise equipment and a basketball half-court. 
We checked out […]

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Lightsview Playground Adelaide

Lightsview Adventure Playground | Adelaide Review

Lightsview Adventure Playground 
Location: South Parkway, Lightsview
The new Lightsview Adventure Playground, which officially opened on 24 April 2021, is spread over 1,000 sqm and is the final piece of the Lightsview wetland and park precinct. It’s an exciting new addition to the area for families with a great mix of nature play and modern aspects, and there’s […]

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Susan Wilson Memorial Playground | Beachport | South Australia | Apr 2021

  
Susan Wilson Memorial Playground at Beachport in South Australia
A new playground has recently opened at the coastal town of Beachport in South Australia’s South East. The new playground has a ship-based theme and includes new play equipment and landscaping.
The  Wattle Range Council is planning an official opening of the playground, however, visitors are already […]

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Crescent Reserve Playground Edwardstown

Crescent Reserve Playground | Edwardstown | Review

Crescent Reserve Playground Edwardstown | Review 
The Crescent Reserve in Edwardstown is a local playground that was upgraded in mid-2020.
Challenge yourself on the new multistation with a diversity of experiences to get to the top. Test your agility on the rope course and the rope tunnel known as the ‘Vortex’. Traditional play is also included with […]

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Brooklyn Drive Reserve playground Hallett Cove

Brooklyn Drive Reserve Playground Hallett Cove | Review

Brooklyn Drive Reserve Playground Hallett Cove
A new little community playground by City of Marion has opened February 2021.
The $111,750 upgrade features a giant wooden teepee climbing frame with net and slide, monkey bars, a cute play kitchen, two swings (including a baby swing) and balance logs.
There is a shaded picnic table plus a hand ball […]

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Flying Fox Harnesses | All Abilities Playgrounds in South Australia

Flying Fox Harnesses at All Abilities Playgrounds in South Australia

South Australia now has an ever-growing number of inclusive playgrounds or playgrounds with all abilities equipment. This includes equipment like the Flying Fox Harness which can now be found at numerous playgrounds. These harnesses are a wonderful addition, allowing children who need support to ride the […]

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Burnside Adventure Park Playground | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

Burnside Adventure Playground
The Burnside Adventure Playground is an award winning playground situated within Kensington Gardens Reserve.
{This review has been updated February 2021}
Set amongst a natural landscape and huge gum trees, this beautiful play space is popular with children of all ages and abilities with an impressive selection of different activities on offer.  From swinging and […]

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Joslin Reserve Playground

Joslin Reserve Playground | Review

Joslin Reserve Playground
Joslin Reserve features a great little playground situated amongst open green space between Third and Fourth Avenues (Joslin is between St Peters and Royston Park in the council area of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters). The reserve also includes tennis courts and a basketball ring so it’s fantastic for older kids too.  The […]

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Karoonda Playground | Opened 24 Dec 2020

[ December 24, 2020; ]
Karoonda Playground 
Karoonda Playground, located in the Murray Mallee, is a space-themed playground with an impressive 10 metre, three-level rocket-themed summit tower. The tower is the first of its kind in South Australia and one of only three in Australia.

It also features two tunnel slides ‘blackholes’, a lunar rover buggy, ‘space tether’ flying fox, orbiting carousel, […]

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The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide

The Best Playgrounds for Toddlers Around Adelaide
We asked our readers to tell us about their favourite playgrounds around Adelaide which are suitable for toddlers or little ones under 5 years old.
For peace of mind, we generally love fully fenced playgrounds for this age group and having some shade is always very handy.
Here is a list of […]

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Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playground | Review

Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playground
The Rymill Park playspace has had a complete upgrade and aims to be a fun space for children of all abilities to enjoy together. It has officially been opened on 18 December 2020.
Quentin Kenihan was a South Australian disability advocate, actor and filmmaker who had a life-long battle with brittle […]

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Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review | City of Marion

Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review
5 Dwyer Road, Oaklands Park
Dwyer Road Reserve is Adelaide’s first hi-tech playground and includes interactive games as well as the more traditional play set for younger kids, mixing modern with nature play. The community space caters for the older kids crowd with a court that has a basketball and netball ring; […]

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Alpine Road Reserve Playground | Seacombe Heights

Alpine Road Reserve Playground Review
The Alpine Road Reserve was upgraded in 2020 and features exciting and innovative equipment, including a flying fox, swing, timber platform with slide, asphalt scooter and a bike pump track.
One of the main attractions at this playground is Marion’s first Ninja Warrior course which features a series of challenges for children […]

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Wigley Reserve Playground Glenelg | Review

Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve new $1 million adventure playspace and fitness hub has been officially opened on 31 October 2020 by the City of Holdfast Bay.
The brand new playground sits in the north-western corner of Wigley Reserve – just look out for the huge custom-built white shade structure that soars above it.
The previous plastic based playground […]

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