The Gums Reserve – Tranmere | Top Adelaide Playground | Review

The Gums Reserve Tranmere Review

The Gums Reserve Tranmere Review

What a great park for a BBQ or a picnic with friends. The many Gum trees providing shade over this expansive reserve make it an ideal spot for a hot summer’s day. With plenty of room for everyone The Gums Reserve is a good place to come and let off some steam.

Our kids love playing hide and seek behind the Gum trees dotted around the reserve or kicking a footy. There’s also a half basketball court for kids who want to shoot some hoops.

The Gums Reserve Tranmere Review

What we like about The Gums Reserve

❤️ playing hide and seek behind the gum trees dotted around the reserve

❤️ clambering over the large tree trunks on the ground

❤️ the basketball hoop

❤️ easy parking

❤️ picnic tables and BBQs galore

❤️ toilets

❤️ fully fenced play area

❤️ established trees provide shade and there’s also a wooden hut structure

The Gums Tranmere Review

The Gums Tranmere Review

Things to consider

❤️ the “exeloo” toilet is fully automated and little people might find the locking and door closing mechanism and accompanying messages a bit confusing. We have also found the toilet cubicle to be a bit lacking in the hygiene stakes

❤️ if your little one likes to put anything and everything in their mouth be aware that there are bark chips in the playground

❤️ if you’ve got a child who likes to go and hide, then there are plenty of Gum trees to hide behind. Perfect for a game of hide and seek – not so good for kids who like to hide when it’s time to leave the park and go home!

❤️ in summer the trees will provide shade but there is currently no shade sail over the play area

Where is it?

Shakespeare Avenue, Tranmere

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About Susannah: I’m a mum to three boys and a little girl and I am learning to embrace the chaos. I love my morning coffee, exercise, cranking up some good tunes on the stereo, and heading away to new places on holiday. Originally from New Zealand, I now call Adelaide home and I love getting out and about and exploring all the fabulous things for families to do in Adelaide.

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