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Apex Park Burbridge Rd

Apex Park Playground Burbridge Road | Review

Apex Park Playground, on Burbridge Road, West Beach
The Apex Park Playground has always been a popular one and is one of our Top Playgrounds around Adelaide.
The Apex playground ticks all the boxes with being fully enclosed, has shade, something fun for different ages and has toilets. Apex Park which the playground is situated in has […]

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Exploring Marino | Marino Conservation Park & Bandon Terrace Reserve | Review

Day-tripping in Marino, South Australia – including Marino Conservation Park and the new-look Bandon Terrace Reserve 
by Carla Caruso
The suburb of Marino has it all for a day’s adventure, from a lighthouse hike to a rocky beach and a new seaside-themed playground.
For some reason, the suburb of Marino has always called to me like a sea […]

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Monash Playground

Monash Adventure Park | Riverland, SA | Playground Review

Monash Adventure Park – one of South Australia’s favourite family playgrounds.
by Katrina Gogel
A family day out in the Riverland must include a trip to Monash Adventure Park!
Developed by local Monash identity Grant Telfer in the 1960’s, the original adventure-style play equipment was a sight and an experience to behold. For some of the truly amazing […]

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shamrock road reserve

Shamrock Road Reserve – New Playground Now Open | Hallett Cove | Dec 2019

Shamrock Road Reserve Playground in Hallett Cove
The new playground at Shamrock Road Reserve, Hallett Cove officially opened in December 2019.
The Shamrock Road Reserve upgrade was constructed as a ‘neighbourhood playground’ with new features including water play, nature play, a basket swing, a tunnel slide and talking tubes – allowing kids to share secrets across the […]

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St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace

St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace Now Open | Woodville | Dec 2019

St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace
St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace in Woodville opened in December 2019 and it looks fantastic. 
Located next to the St Clair Recreation Centre (where there’s coffee), you’ll find a fantastic all-inclusive playground with equipment for all ages and abilities. The kids will love splashing about in the nature play areas, climbing the […]

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shamrock road playground

Shamrock Road Reserve Playground Upgrade Official Opening | Hallett Cove | 16 Dec 2019

[ December 16, 2019; ]
Shamrock Road Reserve Playground Upgrade Official Opening
Everyone is invited to celebrate the official opening of the upgraded Shamrock Road Playground, Hallett Cove at 11am on Monday 16 December.
Take along the kids and test out the new playground and facilities. This community event will also include a free BBQ, nature play activities and come-and-try activities.

New features […]

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South Para Reservoir Reserve Open Day | Reservoirs SA | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
South Para Reservoir Reserve Open Day
Enjoy a FREE fun-filled morning at the South Para Reservoir Reserve Grand Opening!  SA Reservoirs is teaming up with Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures, Nature Play SA and Trail Running SA to offer a range of FREE activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Following the official opening at 9am, a range […]

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wigley reserve

Wigley Reserve Upgrade | Glenelg Playspace & Fitness Hub | April 2020

Wigley Reserve Playspace & Fitness Hub – Construction beginning April 2020
Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve will undergo a $1 million transformation into an adventure and sensory playspace and fitness hub.
The six-month project will begin in April 2020 and once complete, will boast climbing tunnels, in-ground trampolines, swings, stepping boulders and a sensory nature trail. In addition to […]

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Balaklava Nature Playspace | Opened 25 Oct 2019

New ‘Sounds from the Ground’ Nature Playspace opened in Balaklava
The town of Balaklava is now home to the new ‘Sounds from the Ground’ Nature Playspace, officially opened on 25 October 2019.
The playspace is the perfect addition to Apex Park precinct which is home to a swimming pool, skate park, community garden and bowling club. The […]

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Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park | Riverland SA | Review

Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Review by Katrina Gogel
Waikerie Water and Nature Play Park has been designed to blend into its natural setting. There’s no colourful plastic equipment here – just beautiful wooden structures, steel water play stations and natural surfaces.
Situated in the riverfront reserve makes it easy to find, parking is aplenty and there’s […]

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goolwa skate park

Goolwa Skate Park Pump Track

Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]

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Official Opening of Mitchell Park Oval Playground | 15 Oct 2019

[ October 15, 2019; 11:00 am; ]
Official Opening of Mitchell Park Oval Playground
The Mitchell Park Oval Playground has been upgraded and will be officially opened to the public on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 11am.
Families and members of the community are invited to celebrate the opening of this new look reserve with a free barbeque. Children will be able to enjoy […]

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lobethal bushland walk

50 Great Walks & Hikes for Kids & Families | Walking SA | South Australia

50 Great Walks and Hikes for Kids & Families in South Australia
Walking and hiking with kids is a great way for families to spend quality time together outdoors. There are some really easy, short walks in South Australia which are great for little legs, while older kids will enjoy the challenge of more adventurous hikes.
Walking […]

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Fergusson Square, Toorak Gardens Playground Upgrade Review by Susannah Marks

Fergusson Square | Toorak Gardens Playground Upgrade

Fergusson Square, Toorak Gardens Playground Upgrade
Review by Susannah Marks
Fergusson Square in Toorak Gardens is a popular meeting point for local kids; tucked away in the beautiful tree-lined streets of Toorak Gardens. Its recent playground upgrade provides even more reasons to visit.
Unless you were driving through the heart of Toorak Gardens it’s unlikely you’d come across […]

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Prospect Skate Park Image Credit Susannah Marks

George Whittle Reserve | Prospect Skate Park Review

George Whittle Reserve / Prospect Skate Park
Review by Susannah Marks
George Whittle Reserve (aka Prospect Skate Park) features a basketball court, tennis court, skate park, BBQ area and play equipment. It’s been given a facelift recently (see images from JPE Design Studio below) with the park having its official open day this month (20 October 2019 […]

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Heywood Park Adelaide Ninja Playground

Heywood Park Ninja Obstacle Course – A Playground for Older Kids | Review

[ October 3, 2019 to October 31, 2019. ]
Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Review
A unique playground designed for older kids which offers challenging fun.
Heywood Park’s new Ninja Playspace which opened on 26 September 2019 is an obstacle course specifically designed for older kids around 10 to 14 years of age. The idea for the Ninja obstacle course came from local resident Rebecca and her […]

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Mount Compass Recreation Park – Bike Park & Pump Track | Now Open | Oct 2019

The Mount Compass Recreation Park Bike Park & Pump Track is now open
The Mount Compass Recreation Park incorporates a state of the art skate park, pumping new BMX track and open play space for families to enjoy.
Above the impressive skate park bowl there is a sheltered spectator viewing area, including picnic table to overlook the spills, […]

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Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playspace | Inclusive Play Day | 13 Oct 2019

[ October 13, 2019; ]
Quentin Kenihan Playspace – Inclusive Play Day 13 October 2019
A new inclusive playspace is being built in Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14) and the City of Adelaide is seeking your thoughts on what you think will create a great play experience for people of all ages and abilities.
Share your ideas for the new inclusive […]

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Bandon Terrace Reserve Playground Upgrade | Marino | Sep 2019

Bandon Terrace Reserve Playground Upgrade in Marino

Bandon Terrace Reserve has a new seaside themed playground featuring a 5.3 metre high climbing tower with crows nest, a bespoke wooden boat and a timber jetty play deck all set in a lagoon shaped sandpit.
Other equipment includes a swing set with toddler and standard swing seats, a mini […]

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Kimba All-Abilities Playground

Kimba All-Abilities Playground

Kimba mother Chloe Hanan had the idea to renovate Kimba’s existing playground to be more inclusive, after her daughter Mya struggled during trips to the playground.
The Kimba parents group raised $4500 for the fence, whilst the Kimba District Council brought the project to life, backing a $150,000 Fund My Neighbourhood grant application.

Major features […]

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Fossil Hunters Playground | Naracoorte Caves National Park | Review

Fossil Hunters Playground | Naracoorte Caves Conservation Park
A nature based playground and South Australia’s only World Heritage listed site, get together for a great day of fun and digging into the treasures of our past.
by Natalie Thoo
As you walk up to the Naracoorte Caves Visitor Centre you can’t miss a newly curated playground just off […]

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Port Germein Jetty SA

Walk the Longest Jetty in South Australia | Port Germein | Review

Port Germein is a small seaside town that boasts a big attraction- the longest jetty in South Australia!
by Katrina Gogel
Located at the top of the Spencer Gulf with the Southern Flinders Ranges as its backdrop, the quiet coastal town of Port Germein is a popular holiday destination and stopover for tourists. In recent years on […]

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wilfred taylor nature playground adelaide south

Wilfred Taylor Reserve $1.3M Nature Playground to Be the Biggest in Adelaide’s South

The new nature playground at Morphett Vale’s Wilfred Taylor Reserve is set to become the biggest in Adelaide’s southern suburbs.
After recent approval by the City of Onkaparinga council, the spacious nature playspace will begin its construction late 2019 and expected to be open by mid-2020.
The only other large playspace in the City of Onkaparinga is […]

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byethorne park update

Byethorne Park Nature Play Area Update | Nairne | Aug 2019

Byethorne Park Nature Play Area Update
The new nature play area at Byethorne Park has recently had some new installations.
During a lull in the rain last week, new play equipment and soft fall was installed. The kicking field is still to be seeded and that area will remain roped off until fully established.
The developers are looking […]

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Pine Reserve Playground, Aberfoyle Park, Things to do with kids in Adelaide

Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

We’ve recently stumbled across an old gem – Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever lived in an area for years and not realised that you had an absolute treasure of a playground literally around the corner?
This is what has happened to us. How did we not know about Pine Reserve Playground […]

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Woodlane Reserve

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve | Murray Bridge | Opens Aug 2019

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve in Mypolonga
A new playground being built at Woodlane Reserve is set to open in early August 2019.
There is a great variety of equipment going in including a face-to-face swing, inclusive diablo and huge climbing frame. Workers are putting finishing touches to the installation to ensure it is safe for everyone, […]

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reg groth reserve

Completed Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve Playgrounds | City of Salisbury | July 2019

Completed Playground Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve
Playground upgrades have recently been completed at Reg Groth Reserve, Parafield Gardens and Roper Street Reserve, Salisbury within the City of Salisbury.
Reg Groth Reserve Upgrades:
Reg Groth Reserve features picnic settings, BBQ, BMX track and parking. It is located at cnr Martins & Kings Road, Parafield […]

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Copper Coast Splash Town & Foreshore Playground | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Copper Coast Splash Town and foreshore playground – hours of fun guaranteed for everyone!
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the Copper Coast’s picturesque Moonta Bay foreshore is this wonderful family play space. Comprising a great little playground and free to use community water park, it will be sure to keep the young (and young at heart!) entertained […]

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Yorketown Playground | Weaners Flat Reserve, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Yorketown Playground. A riot of colour and fun!
by Katrina Gogel
Yorketown is one of Southern Yorke Peninsulas picturesque inland towns, and the hub of the SYP. If you’re travelling the region anytime soon be sure to call in and check out the towns fantastic local services and wonderful playground. Your kids will thank you for it!
Arriving […]

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Victoria Square, Kadina | Yorke Peninsula | Playground Review

Victoria Square, Kadina. Is this Yorke Peninsula’s best playground?
by Katrina Gogel
If you find yourself visiting the top of the Yorke Peninsula anytime soon be sure to make a pit stop at the Copper Coast town of Kadina, and visit the wonderful Victoria Square.
A green oasis in the heart of town, Victoria Square celebrates the history […]

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MJ McInerney Reserve Playground | West Croydon | Review

MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon – Review, July 2019
by Carla Caruso
Just in time for the winter hols, the new play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West Croydon has opened – and it’s a corker. Those out north-west, rejoice!
The revamped playground offers something for every age range, interest and season, and it’s all FREE […]

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Heywood Park ninja playground

Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace for Tweens | City of Unley

Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Under Construction
Editor’s Note: the playspace is now open from 26 September 2019 
READ OUR REVIEW HERE
Cutting-edge technology and a new playground will be installed at Heywood Park thanks to more than $400,000 of Federal and State Government funding.
The City of Unley was successful in receiving $150,000 from the State Government’s Fund […]

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Majestic Drive Train Playground | Mount Barker | Review

Train Playground Majestic Drive, Mount Barker
In one of Mount Barker’s newer estates lies a hidden gem of a playground.
Review by Ashleigh Grant
This space can be found off a quiet backstreet of the Bluestone Estate, Majestic Drive.
This playground is fully enclosed and over looks the natural wetlands. It offers a drinking fountain, a soft-fall rubber looped […]

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One Tree Hill Hike & McElligott’s Quarry Reserve | Mitcham | Review

 “One Tree Hill” hike from McElligott’s Quarry Reserve, Mitcham – Review July 2019
by Carla Caruso
It’s hard to believe that this nature hike, offering jaw-dropping Insta-worthy views, is only minutes from the city of Adelaide.
I’m a keen jogger … well, I was keener before I had my twin boys. Now the juggle of child-minding and work […]

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Victor Harbor Playground

Victor Harbor GT Fisher Playground – Sneak Peek of Progress

George T Fisher Victor Harbor Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
*** EDITORS NOTE: The playground has re-opened as of 6 July 2019 as redevelopment is now complete.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most […]

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oaklands estate reserve

Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]

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parra wirra conservation park

Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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Rymill Re-imagined | Upgrade Vision for Parklands | Apr 2019

Rymill Re-imagined – Upgrade Vision for Rymill Park
One of Adelaide’s favourite play spaces is in line for a major upgrade with new details officially released this week.  Adelaide City Council has released a draft of their Master Plan which includes a host of proposed upgrades to Rymill Park, including a new inclusive playspace (read more […]

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Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses

Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses | O’Halloran Hill | Apr 2019

Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses
Matthew Street Reserve in O’Halloran Hill has some mysterious new residents.
Tiny fairy houses appeared earlier this year in February, thanks to the crafty members of the Trott Park Men’s Shed. Have a short adventure to find the fairy village and imagine what the magical fairies are up to.

Hint: the fairy village […]

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Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review Mar 2019

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a toddler-friendly playground in eastern Adelaide then add Knightsbridge Reserve to your list.
Set in the quiet residential streets of Leabrook, Knightsbridge Reserve is shady and tranquil and a charming, low-key destination for little people. While it’s not overly fancy or new, it has good […]

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