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Burchell Reserve and Playground | St Peters | Review

A recent redevelopment at Burchell Reserve in St Peters has brightened up this area with a small playground, accessible features, multi use courts and plenty of facilities.
Review by Claire Davill
Burchell Reserve has undergone a complete redevelopment in 2024, installing a large stormwater drainage system and revamping the old tennis courts and playground. The result is […]

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Largs Bay Ice Cream Playground

Largs Bay Ice Cream Themed Playspace | Playground Review

Largs Bay Ice Cream Themed Playspace by the Sea – Playground Review.
Children and parents across Adelaide have been ice-screaming for this one: the brand new, long-awaited ice cream themed playground at the Largs Bay Foreshore.
The Port Adelaide Enfield Council has been upping its playground game with a spate of upgrades across the seafront and it […]

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Sherry Park Playground and BMX Track | Mylor | Review

Sherry Park playground in Mylor has undergone a fantastic upgrade and now boasts a ninja warrior course and toddler-friendly playground in addition to the existing BMX track, meaning there’s something for everyone – little kids and big kids.
Review by Claire Davill
Sherry Park sits adjacent to the Mylor oval and is situated right in the middle […]

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Helicopter Park | Glover North Playground | North Adelaide | Review

The Glover Playground North Adelaide, also known as ‘Helicopter Park’ by many, is an all-time favourite, and it’s recently (early 2024) had a spruce-up!
Updated review by Claire Davill
The playground refresh includes new soft fall, new swings, and a fresh coat of paint/repairs to many pieces of equipment. The old tree stump, with its animal carvings, […]

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Hazelwood Park Playground | Wombat Waterhole | Upgrade Review

Wombat Waterhole Playground in Hazelwood Park is a varied play space set amongst towering gum trees and includes fun features for all ages and abilities.
Review by Claire Davill
This long-time favourite playground has just had a refresh as of early 2024, with new soft fall and repaired/replaced circular play platforms. The refresh has helped maintain the […]

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Keith Stephenson Park Playground | Mount Barker | Review

Exploring Keith Stephenson Park Playground in Mount Barker.
A newly updated playground offers it all – fully fenced, accessible equipment, lots of nature play, plenty of shade and toilets nearby.
Review by Claire Davill
The playground at Keith Stephenson Park sits in the large, lush green reserve along Western Flat Creek, close to the centre of Mount Barker. […]

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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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Gurners Reserve & Playground | Rostrevor | Review

Tucked away beside quiet residential streets is a surprisingly large reserve with a fully fenced, accessible playground, beautiful huge trees to climb and all the facilities you need.
Review by Claire Davill
Gurners Reserve in Rostrevor is definitely a hidden gem. It’s quiet, shaded, and has plenty to offer. Best of all, the playground is fully fenced […]

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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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W H Holmes Reserve Playground | Rosslyn Park | Review

W H Holmes Reserve Playground in Rosslyn Park.
Tucked away in the middle of a leafy, green suburban block is a hidden playground with plenty to keep younger kids occupied.
Review by Claire Davill
W H Holmes Reserve occupies a large green space in the middle of a suburban block, with large, lawned areas stretching out to quiet […]

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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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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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fairbanks drive reserve

Fairbanks Drive Reserve | New Playground & Rage Cage | Paralowie

Fairbanks Drive Reserve in Paralowie.
The Fairbanks Drive Reserve Playground upgrade in Paralowie has been completed.
The new playground includes a custom-built play tower, climbing net, nest swing, carousel, flying fox and water play area.
There’s also a shared basketball court and tennis court, large grassed areas for picnics and games, public toilet facilities, and of course the all-new […]

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Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul | Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier’s Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul
Mount Gambier is full of gardens, and the Umpherston Sinkhole is definitely a unique garden to visit. There is plenty to see here, possums to feed, and it’s well worth a visit when you are in the area.
Umpherston Sinkhole is free to enter, there is ample parking and there are picnic areas both […]

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Valley Lake Playground | Mt Gambier

Valley Lake Playground in Mt Gambier
Review by Claire Davill
This playground in the Valley Lakes recreation area in Mt Gambier has everything – fully fenced, shaded, toilets nearby, barbeques and picnic shelters, and a huge variety of play equipment including a lot of accessible features.
Valley Lake is a crater lake near the famous Blue Lake in […]

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Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park | Review

Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park Playground Review
By Claire Davill
Whether you’re making a short stop during a Riverland road trip, or staying at Waikerie for longer, the riverfront playground ticks all the boxes for play. From fully-fenced, fully-shaded equipment, to water play and nature play, plus ample picnic facilities and nearby toilets, there’s a lot on offer […]

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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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Payneham Community Centre Playground | Review

Payneham Community Centre Playground Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away behind the Payneham Community Centre building is a little playground that ticks all the boxes for toddler play. Fully fenced, fully shaded, toilets, picnic shelter and ample parking – and lots of equipment just right for little kids.

The Payneham Community Centre building sits on the corner of […]

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Capella Drive Reserve Playground & Skate Park – Hallett Cove l Review

Capella Drive Reserve in Hallett Cove Playground, Skate Park, Bike Track – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Calling all kids who love to skate, scoot and ride…  the newly upgraded Capella Drive Reserve Playground is now complete and ready to check out!
The City of Marion’s Capella Drive Reserve Playground in Adelaide’s south is the perfect place to go […]

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Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground in Sheidow Park – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park is a great area for families, featuring two playgrounds – one for juniors and another for the more adventurous, plus a cute Enchanted Forest, a sports area with mini soccer goals, 3 on 3 basketball court and […]

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Bowker Oval Playground | North Brighton

Bowker Oval Playground in North Brighton – Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away in the backstreets of North Brighton, this newly-installed playground has plenty to keep kids entertained – but the facilities surrounding the playground are what really makes it stand out.
Installed in July 2022, the Bowker Oval Playground features a variety of play equipment including plenty […]

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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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Belair National Park Adventure Playground | Review

Belair National Park Adventure Playground Review
Review by Claire Davill
The Adventure Playground in Belair National Park is an oldie but a goodie, with plenty of old-school play equipment and space to run, ride and explore. The equipment is showing its age but has obviously stood the test of time and still provides plenty of adventure for […]

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Lobethal Bushland Park Playground

Lobethal Bushland Park Playground | Adelaide Hills | Review

Lobethal Bushland Park Nature Playground – New Play Space Review
by Katrina Gogel
The new play space at Lobethal Bushland Park has been completed and is open to the public as of February 2022.
The upgrade introduced gentle equipment and sensory play for smaller children of all abilities, a new family BBQ area (with a gorgeous view), and […]

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Drage Reserve Riverview Playground

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground | Felixstow | Review

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground – Review
Drage Reserve Playground, located in the inner north-eastern suburbs along the Torrens Linear Park in Felixstow, is a fantastic playground for all ages and abilities.
by Claire Davill
Drage Reserve Riverview Playground underwent an upgrade in 2019, designed with children of all ages and abilities in mind.  There is a wheelchair and […]

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Tusmore Park | Free Wading Pool, Playground & Creek

Tusmore Park Wading Pool
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.

Located in the City of Burnside, Tusmore Park is a picturesque […]

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Wetland & Fitness Circuit | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

New Wetland & Walking Track at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The new Wetland project is now open to explore, along with the new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area, at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve.
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on […]

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