Port Adelaide Plaza
Newly renamed “Port Adelaide Plaza”, is the result of the rebuilding and extension of the existing Port Canal shopping centre.
Port Adelaide Plaza is the newest shopping centre in the heart of one of Adelaide’s oldest historical ports – Port Adelaide, 11km northwest of the Adelaide CBD located with easy access from Commercial Road and surrounded by historic landmarks and buildings. The design of the new Port Adelaide Plaza is of a contemporary nature and exhibits an innovative style. Aldi opened at Port Adelaide Plaza on Wednesday 20 March 2019.
From mid-April to mid-June 2019, 15 new shops and service retailers will open, complementing the existing Coles Supermarket, Kmart, Liquorland, Kmart Tyre & Auto, the brand-new Aldi and new free car parks. Bendigo Bank, Australia Post, Phone Planet, Smokemart, Plaza Lotto, The Beauty & Brow Parlour, Shoe Express, H-Barber, Newstar Nails, Yiros Central, Funk Coffee+Food and the new indoor kid’s play zone will open during April 2019.
Shanghai Tea House, renowned for their high-quality tea selection exclusively imported from China complemented by all day cook to order Chinese gourmet together with Adelaide’s own family style restaurant, specialising in burgers, will open in May 2019.
Paisley Park Early Learning Centre, a purpose-built childcare centre will open on Level 1 in June 2019. A further 2 casual dining restaurants, Boneshaker and Billy’s Ming (working title) a first to market Asian infusion restaurant, all with innovative and exceptional cuisine in trendy, seductive environments, will also open in June 2019.
On completion, the new casual dining precinct, which is set under wide awnings, featuring alfresco ceiling fans, gas heating, will be a unique and relaxed dining destination for couples and families.
Indoor Kid’s Play Zone:
Here’s a sneak peak of the new indoor kid’s play zone equipment to open during April 2019:
The new Port Adelaide Plaza will feature a unique play space to stimulate and engage today’s generation of kids with a unique active play environment that is both digital and physical.
Physical play, essential to the young people, is blended with digital content using light, sound and motion, paired with touch to create a truly interactive experience that unleash kids’ imagination.
The new play area, which is yet to be named, features a dual 80-inch touchscreen Kidszone unit with ‘Tiny Town’ content, a “Whoosh” light and sound tunnel and light reactive slide and fun talk into “Leaf Tree” to activate light and sound reactive and play moulds in variant sizes and a hopscotch flooring game.
Safe, interactive, playful, the dual 80-inch touchscreen Kidszone unit can engage up to 20 kids in active play, with a mix of Augmented Reality, touch and motion functionality included. The launch game selected will be ‘Tiny Town’ giving kids a glimpse into the magical possibilities of the secret life of bugs, as they are transported to the village of Tiny Town, giving them 4 games to choose from. Throughout the year, the games will change to keep everyone excited each time they visit Port Adelaide Plaza.
The “Whoosh” is a space tunnel, a wild wave or a magical slide – with an immersive sound and light tunnel, lit-up slide and light climbing stones. A three-in-one active play product designed to excite and made to be explored. Connected climber and slide promote 3 of 5 physical play, while the secretive tunnel brings a touch of magic with sound effects.
While the “Leaf Tree” could be a pixie’s home, a deserted island palm or a prehistoric forest – with this stunning tree, kids will become instantly transported to a world of play. Kids literally talk to this tree to activate it; with pixies, owls and the tree itself eager to talk back with customised sound and lighting creating an immersive play product.
There is also a new state-of-the-art Parents Room and free car parking with shade sails.
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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Precision Group website.
What: Port Adelaide Plaza
When: Kids Play Zone opening April 2019
Where: 200-220 Commercial Rd, Port Adelaide
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