[ September 16, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
A new nature play space at Weigall Oval will be opened on Sunday 16 September 2018 with a Family Fun Day.
The opening of a new nature play space in the City of West Torrens will recognise the Weigall Oval Trainers Association’s long-standing affiliation with Weigall Oval.
Hon. John Trainer OAM, Mayor, City of West Torrens will unveil commemorative […]
[ September 16, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Blackwood Park Treetop Park is now open – August 2018
The new Treetop Park at Blackwood Park is now officially open. This new playground looks like a lovely spot for a play with fun for adventurous kids who love climbing and being up high. Plus there’s great equipment and sand pit area for younger ones too. […]
Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide)
Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on Military Road)
Review by Baby and Toddler Destinations Adelaide and Play & Go Adelaide
The Roy Marten Reserve, near Port Adelaide, has just had a $3.7M redevelopment and the new play space has officially opened in August 2018. The […]
City of Marion’s newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind […]
August Park of the Month – Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
South Australia’s Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. A beautiful place to explore, the park is a popular destination for mountain bike riding and hiking with an amazing network of new shared-use trails. This month you can […]
[ September 9, 2018; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Angus Neill Reserve Playspace Official Opening
You are invited to the Official Opening of the new nature playspace at Angus Neill Reserve, Seacliff. The event will include an official ribbon cutting as well as kid’s craft activities, live music, face painters, a coffee van, a delicious BBQ by the Rotary Club of Somerton Park and of […]
East Terrace Glover Playground Review – July 2018
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide | Ityamai-itpina Park 15
Our little playground testers were delighted to have a chance to try out the cool new playground equipment at Park 15 Glover Playground East Terrace. It’s officially open to the public now.
We think the City of Adelaide has done […]
Wilfred Taylor Nature Playground | December 2019
Plans are in place to upgrade and develop a nature playground at Wilfred Taylor Reserve by the City of Onkaparinga, proposed to be completed by December 2019.
The design approach for the nature play space is to move away from the traditional standalone playground and aims to incorporate the wider […]
National Parks South Australia Park of the Month for July 2018
You’re invited by National Parks South Australia to celebrate Kangaroo Island’s national parks and reserves for Park of the Month this July.
Winter on Kangaroo Island is a great time to take up one of the spectacular walking trails on the Island. From Cape Willoughby in […]
Livvi’s Place Marion | Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Play Space
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind the Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre). […]
Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank
A splash of green in the quiet suburban streets of Myrtle Bank, Fraser Reserve is a pleasant place to relax with your small people. It’s right in between Portrush Road and Cross Road, and unless you’re a local, or you were driving through Myrtle Bank you’d never know it was there. […]
Glover Playground East Ityamai-itpina Park 15 | Progress Pics
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide
Check out what’s happening at the Glover East new playspace in Adelaide.
The Glover Playground East has been closed for a couple of years so it’s great to see the new playspace progressing along now. As well as nature play elements, the concept […]
Dora Gild Playground upgrade
Playground review by Susannah Marks, May 2018
Dora Gild Playground is tucked away on a quiet street in Clarence Park. With plenty of street parking, and a range of play equipment for kids of all ages it’s a hidden treasure that is well loved by locals.
Since our last review of Dora Gild Playground there have […]
[ May 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018. ]
National Parks SA Park of the Month for May 2018 is Para Wirra Conservation Park
To celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park as May 2018 Park of the Month, National Parks SA are offering free vehicle entry all month. Go along and check out the park’s new nature play forest and new walking trails, just 15 minutes from Gawler.
Para Wirra Conservation […]
Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie
Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie, a local playground in the City of Marion, was recently upgraded in 2018. The family friendly reserve features a mini bike circuit, nature play elements, a basket swing and a multi-station with a climbing wall, climbing net and slide.
The reserve also features established tress providing a shady […]
Marshmallow Park Playspace Upgrade | Review
Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide
by Susannah Marks
Marshmallow Park has recently undergone a major facelift and the new playground has plenty of great new features to offer. It officially re-opened on 29 April 2018.
Alongside the more traditional play elements like the swings and slide there are also some interactive nature play elements […]
25 Family Friendly Things to do in Adelaide during Autumn
Adelaide may have had a hotter than usual start to Autumn this year, but as the nights get cooler and the days become mild yet sunny, it’s time to take advantage of the glorious weather!
Nature Play SA have a fabulous list of 25 Things to do […]
[ April 29, 2018; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
The new Pelzer Park/Pityarilla Activity Hub, including the Marshmallow Playspace, is opening on Sunday 29 April 2018
SEE OUR REVIEW OF THE NEW MARSHMALLOW PLAYGROUND HERE
The City of Adelaide are inviting the public to celebrate the opening of the new Pelzer Park / Pityarilla Activity Hub. Explore the space while enjoying live music, face painting and food […]
The Joe Wells Reserve project in Netley is now complete and ready for play!
Located on Comet Avenue in Netley, the new look play space is the result of a collaboration between Climbing Tree, Dirtwork Landscapes, Netley Kindergarten and the City of West Torrens. A little gem in the hidden back streets, the reserve features a collection […]
Payneham Oval Playground
Another addition to the Adelaide playgrounds we love
This is one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide and if you haven’t discovered it, we think it’s well worth a trip. Kids of all ages will love Payneham Oval Playground – there’s heaps to keep them busy and the play equipment is designed to be […]
Livvi’s Place Marion | Hendrie Street Reserve | Touched by Olivia Foundation | Building Inclusion Through Play
Livvi’s Place Marion, Hendrie Street Reserve, Park Holme
The Touched by Olivia Foundation together with the City of Marion, the South Australian Government and with the support of Channel Nine are building the State’s first inclusive playspace, Livvi’s Place Marion.
Livvi’s Place will be located at Hendrie Street Reserve, Park Holme, in the City of Marion, South […]
Loxton Pioneer Playground – Riverland, South Australia
If you are in the Riverland, it’s worth making a stop at one of the best playgrounds in South Australia. In the little town of Loxton on the Murray River, you’ll find this gem – the Loxton Pioneer Playground, which was opened in February 2015. It’s full of […]
O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park’s New Mountain Bike Trails
The new mountain bike trails at O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park are now open, just in time for the Summer school holidays.
O’Halloran Hill boasts a new range of mountain bike trails suitable for all abilities. The trails are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced.
You can cycle your way through […]
SA Councils for the Swings, Rides & Slides | Find out what services your local council provides to your community
Got plans for the weekend? What about taking the kids (or grand-kids) to the playground?
Kicking a ball around at the park and throwing a few snags on the public BBQ? Or grabbing your bathers for a dip in the local pool?
South Australian councils maintain thousands of parks and playgrounds across the State for the enjoyment of […]
A new vision for Cleland Wildlife Park was launched today, with exciting ideas to make this much loved South Australian park an “an international, world-class visitor destination”.
The focus would be on conservation, education and entertainment, with a bit of adventure thrown in too.
While continuing its focus as a wildlife park, new features such as a […]
A $320,000 playground is set to be opened in Thalassa Park in Aberfoyle Park this month, ready for the summer school holidays.
The new playground will be nature play orientated with a tunnel slide, climbing logs, boardwalk and a significant bespoke item from Germany, all designed to keep the kids interested and engaged.
Thalassa Park and Gardens […]
Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city. The Garden represents an important example of contemporary Japanese garden design and is meticulously maintained and beautifully presented.
Established in 1985 in celebration of Adelaide’s sister city partnership with the ancient city of Himeji in […]
A new cafe has just opened in the north east corner of Victoria Park – Kiosk on 16
After years of renovating the heritage listed building that sits along side the Britannia roundabout, Kiosk on 16 quietly opened their doors last weekend. With fresh landscaping and plenty of shade, the small outdoor cafe can be found […]
An easy bushwalk for kids – Eurilla Track to Mt Lofty Summit
Has your family ever had those days when everyone is feeling a little frustrated at being cooped up, the telly has been on too long and you’re all a little fidgety? We find a bush walk makes everyone feel happier and calmer in our […]
Ridge Park Myrtle Bank
The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.
At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball […]
Another New Playground for Adelaide Families – Semaphore Park’s Newest Playground Opens
The upgrade to Point Malcolm Reserve playground on Military Road has been completed and it looks fantastic. There are play spaces designed for kids of all ages.
There are these climbing frames with a double lookout below joined by a net crossing and big slide. […]
The Adelaide to Melbourne drive is a long one with around eight hours of driving. However if you break it up with a few fun stops it’s actually a pretty good road trip for families.
One of the favourite stops along the way is the Keith Playground. The reason why? It’s because of this classic […]
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2017 – Morialta Conservation Park
For September 2017 Nature Play SA and National Parks SA Park have joined together to provide a range of fun and FREE events to be held at various locations within the iconic Morialta Conservation Park.
With the opening of […]
The new Morialta Conservation Park Playground is ready for play, and it’s pretty amazing.
Morialta Playground “Mukanthi” is at the Morialta Recreation Area – Stradbroke Road, Woodforde (map)
We’ve been very excited since we saw the concept plans months ago for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park. It promised to delight children with a design incorporating […]
Unley Oval Hilltop Playground
The City of Unley has opened their new Hilltop Playground at Unley Oval.
The new playground replaces the old pirate ship and is found at the corner of Frederick Street and Trimmer Terrace at the top of Unley Oval. The new play space is jungle themed and includes a 5-metre tower with great […]
Allenby Gardens Reserve Accessible Playground
This is a fabulous inclusive playspace set in a family-friendly reserve and a great spot for a day out.
Review by Susannah Marks
The City of Charles Sturt and WillPlay have come together to create this inclusive play space at Allenby Gardens Reserve. With custom-designed equipment by Willplay SA, this is their first wheelchair accessible play […]
Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve Matilda’s Playground
Looking for some green space and a safe, fenced playground for your little ones? Dunstone Grove (also known as Linde Reserve) is a fabulous destination.
Review by Susannah Marks
Just over the road from the Avenues Shopping Centre in Stepney, Dunstone Grove/Linde Reserve has something to interest kids of all ages from toddlers […]
Park of the month for August 2017 is Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park
Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun and free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park throughout the month of August 2017.
Plan a trip to beautiful Wittunga Botanic Garden in Blackwood
Located in the pretty Adelaide foothills suburb of Blackwood, Wittunga Botanic Garden is an historic 13-hectare property featuring a vast array of plants and trees, wildlife, open play areas, a lake, seating options and walking trails.
As soon you enter Wittunga Botanic Garden, you’ll instantly hear the delightful […]
[ July 16, 2017; ]
Guided Bus Tour of Belair National Park
Discover Belair National Park from the comfort of a mini bus by registering for a FREE guided bus tour on Sunday 16 July.
Access areas of the park that are only accessible to rangers and take in the spectacular city views from Queens Jubilee Drive and sights that you cannot see […]