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Mofflin Reserve Playground | Elizabeth Vale | Review

Mofflin Reserve Playground in Elizabeth Vale features a huge beehive-themed playground as the centrepiece of this extensive redevelopment.
Review by Claire Davill
Completed in January 2024, the transformation from paddock to large park has been incredible. There are facilities here to keep you occupied for the whole day, including a playground, nature play area, fitness zone, ball […]

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Dunstan Adventure Playground | St Peters | Upgrade Reveal

Dunstan Adventure Playground in St Peters has reopened after a major upgrade and still features a huge super-sized tunnel slide!
Review By Claire Davill
The upgraded Dunstan Adventure Playground is better than ever! A brand new, extra long slide, plenty of climbing ropes, water play area, large flying fox and big swings make this playground the perfect […]

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Golden Fields Adventure Playground

Golden Fields Reserve Adventure Playground | Golden Grove | Review

The new adventure playground at the extensive Golden Fields Reserve provides a jaw-dropping pair of climbing towers, the longest twisty slide we’ve seen, and lots of other equipment to challenge and entertain kids.
Review by Claire Davill
The two climbing towers dominate the playground, with four levels on each tower filled with climbing ropes and platforms. There […]

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McElligott’s Reserve – Ninja Course Playground | Springfield | Review

McElligott’s Quarry Ninja Course Playground in Springfield
A brand new ninja course that’s actually suitable for smaller kids is now open in McElligott’s Quarry Reserve – and it even has it’s own hand-crank powered digital timer! Perfect  for kids to race and challenge themselves over the multiple obstacles.
Review by Claire Davill
With a defined start and finish […]

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Mortlock Reserve Playground | Colonel Light Gardens | Review

Mortlock Reserve Playground in Colonel Light Gardens
Mortlock Reserve contains an extensive playground, with something for everyone, blending old and new equipment with all the facilities you need.
Review by Claire Davill
Mortlock Reserve playground is nestled between Colonel Light Gardens Primary School and several playing fields. This means that it can get VERY busy when kid’s sport […]

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Everard Park Reserve and Playground l Review

Everard Park Reserve and Playground
This park is a hidden gem, and it’s situated just off Anzac Highway.
Review by Jo Parkinson
The City of Unley’s Everard Park reserve and playground is a cute, clean, and well-maintained little park that has it all. It has excellent play equipment, lots of shade, BBQ facilities, and our two favourite things; […]

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Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park has had an upgrade!
Review 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 in Aberfoyle Park? We’ve […]

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Cleve Playspace, Skate Park & Pump Track | Eyre Peninsula

Adventure Playspace in Cleve, South Australia
Cleve has an impressive updated playspace with loads of equipment to entertain kids of all ages.  The main feature is the huge climbing tower featuring a tunnel slide, plus there are lots of extra climbing structures, swings and a hamster wheel.  Brightly coloured equipment along with natural elements make this […]

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Polonia Reserve Playground | Croydon Park | Review

Polonia Reserve Playground in Croydon Park
A huge, unique, soccer ball themed structure is the centrepiece in the recently upgraded Polonia Reserve playground, and it’s one of the best climbing structures we’ve ever seen.
Review by By Claire Davill
Polonia Reserve playground opened to much fanfare in August 2023, and the fanfare is well-deserved. This is a fantastically […]

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Glenthorne National Park- Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground | O’Halloran Hill | Review

Discover the Ultimate Adventure at Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta’s Amazing Nature Playground.
If you’re looking for a fun family day out then you’re going to love the new (and massive) adventure playground at Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta. It’s an absolute winner – for kids of all ages and abilities. There’s a lot […]

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West Beach Adventure Aerial Adventure Park | July School Holidays 2023

West Beach Adventure is Australia’s most iconic aerial adventure park.
There are aerial adventures, obstacles and fun for all ages, plus amazing views over the coastline. 
Mega Climb – Australia’s largest challenge course boasting over 80 aerial obstacles, ranging from heights of 5 to 25 meters. The MegaClimb is a truly stimulating experience giving guests of all abilities the opportunity to […]

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Hedgerow Reserve Playground | Gulfview Heights | Review

Hedgerow Reserve Playground in Gulfview Heights.
Review by Claire Davill
The City of Salisbury has upgraded the reserve at the end of Hedgerow Drive and the playground has some excellent equipment for all ages, with fantastic options for toddlers and climbing options for bigger kids.

Perched on a hillside at the end of the street, and surrounded by […]

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Middleton Green Playground | Salisbury | Review

Middleton Green Playground in Salisbury.
Review by Claire Davill
Tucked down a side street off Salisbury Highway is a quiet park packed with playground equipment, suitable for fans of climbing as well as toddlers who like a challenge.

The toddler equipment is particularly impressive in this playground. It’s low to the ground and full of fun distractions but […]

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Hutchinson Park Playground | Norwood

Hutchinson Park Playground in Norwood
Review by Claire Davill
Tucked away down a quiet little side street, not far from The Parade, is a beautiful hidden park with a playground that packs a punch.

Hutchinson Park occupies the centre of a block in Norwood and can be accessed via Free Street or Bond Street. First Creek cuts through […]

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Penfold Park Playground | Magill | Review

Penfold Park Playground Magill 
Review by Claire Davill
The upgrade of Penfold Park Playground in Magill has really enhanced this wonderful park in the foothills of Adelaide. This is a huge, semi-shaded playground where a variety of challenges awaits, and there are many facilities to make this park an all-day destination.
The new central climbing tower at Penfold Park […]

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Thorndon Park Playground & Reserve | Paradise

Thorndon Park – Hamilton Terrace, Paradise (City of Campbelltown)
This is one of the best playgrounds in Adelaide! The bird-themed designed play space of Thorndon Park is huge, has something for everyone, and is surrounded by facilities.
Reviw by Claire Davill
This playground has it all – swings, flying fox, trampolines, climbing, cubby tower lookout, water play, sand […]

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Morgan River and Rail Adventure Park | Review

Morgan River and Rail Adventure Park Review
By Claire Davill
Morgan is a lovely township on the Murray River with plenty to see and do, and the playground here is a fantastic themed playground based on the paddle steamers and trains that frequented the town in days gone by.
The first thing that catches your eye is the […]

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Point Malcolm Reserve Playground | Semaphore Park | Review

Point Malcolm Reserve Playground in Semaphore Park
Review by Claire Davill
Upgraded in 2017, Point Malcolm Reserve is a huge space with multiple playground areas, basketball and tennis courts, picnic areas and there’s a wonderful beach just over the dunes.
Point Malcolm Reserve is located between Military Road and the beach at Semaphore Park, just south of Fort […]

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Lochiel Park Playground | Campbelltown | Review

Lochiel Park Playground Review
Tucked away amongst native trees and wetlands is a playground with nature play, lots of climbing equipment, swings, playing fields and picnic facilities.
By Claire Davill
Lochiel Park Green Village in Campbelltown is an oasis surrounded by native forest, wetlands, public art and the River Torrens. At one end of the village, away from […]

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Launer’s Reserve Playground | Rostrevor | Review

Launer’s Reserve Playground in Rostrevor
By Claire Davill
Head down a small pathway between two houses in Rostrevor to discover a huge hidden park, tucked away with plenty of space to run and play.
Launer’s Reserve sits in the middle of a large suburban block, surrounded by backyards and only accessible by two footpaths, from Gulfview Drive or […]

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Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve, Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park received a $1.6 million dollar upgrade and was officially opened to the public on Sunday 28 August 2022 by the Mayor of Marion, Kris Hanna and the South Australian Minister for Planning, the Hon Nick Champion MP.
The reserve has so much offer to offer families – take your […]

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Rage Cage | Sport & Recreational Complex | Paralowie

Rage Cage – a Sport & Recreational Complex in Paralowie
The Rage Cage has opened at Fairbanks Drive Reserve in Paralowie in time for the last week of the July school holidays.
What is a Rage Cage?  It is an all ages, all-in-one permanent outdoor sport and recreational complex that is designed to incorporate a variety of […]

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Freedom Park Liberty Playground | Two Wells

Freedom Park Liberty Playground in Two Wells – Review
By Claire Davill
This is a playground worth the drive from Adelaide! There’s plenty here to keep kids occupied for a long time. Our playground tester (six years old) ranked this playground a “10 out of 10!”
The Liberty Playground in Freedom Park is part of a $1.2 billion residential development […]

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Syd Jones Reserve Playground | Firle

Syd Jones Reserve Playground in Firle | Review
By Claire Davill
From hills and holes to bouncing and bouldering, Syd Jones Reserve playground is a hidden gem in the eastern suburbs.
Hidden away in a quiet residential area of Firle, Syd Jones Reserve playground has a lot to offer. The central play area contains a big climbing frame […]

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California Reserve Playground | Craigmore

California Reserve Playground in Craigmore – Review
By Claire Davill
California Reserve in Craigmore has undergone a massive upgrade, as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. There’s plenty to do here, from a fabulous playground to a basketball court, plenty of open lawn and exercise equipment.
The upgrade provides a variety of playground equipment to […]

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