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Byethorne Park Nairne

Find it at: Woodside Road, Nairne yethorne Park is a beautiful Adelaide Hills playground located on Woodside Road in Nairne AND it’s just had a great little upgrade that includes a new nature play area and a beautiful great big grassy kick around area. The new nature play elements blend beautifully with the existing equipment that includes a climbing spiders web, flying fox, drums, bouncers and lots of interesting play equipment for the...

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Richardson Park Playspace, Sevenhill (Clare)

Find it at: College Road, Sevenhill This playground is a gem – a huge rope climbing structure in the middle, two proper flying foxes (there have been races between mum, dad and four year old…) as well as swings, slide and some wobble boards. The equipment is set in a lovely natural play space, which if you look at the parks Facebook page (yes it has it’s own page!) has a creek run through it if there is enough rain. There are...

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Graham Forrest Reserve Nature Playground, Strathalbyn

Forrest nature Reserve Playspace features a large expanse of grass perfect for ball games, although there is no fencing between the park and the quiet suburban streets. There is a fantastic twin flying fox that will keep the kids amused for hours! The playground features one covered and one uncovered slide, a large wooden boat, and a pair of swings. Large boulders and a large log and tree have been turned into a fun, natural playspace. Lovely...

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MJ McInerney Reserve, West Croydon

Find it at: Sackville St, West Croydon. If your kids love slides, skate parks or shooting hoops……this is going to be their new favourite playground. We’re talking big slides, small slides, straight slides and one great big epic curly slide that is going to be VERY busy this weekend! We’re calling it the best new party park in the North West, and it may just make the new TOP 10 in Adelaide, because it’s got LOTS of...

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Springlake Nature Playground, Mount Barker

Find it at: The Springlake development at Mount BarkerYou’ll find this playground within the Springlake development in Mount Barker. This is a small park with a slide, a few different swings, climbing logs and a great flying fox. It’s a really nice quiet peaceful spot, great for kids who aren’t keen on big noisy play spaces. No toilets and no shade but some nice big gum trees surrounding the park There’s a great cafe...

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Kirkcaldy Reserve Grange

Located on the River Torrens this reserve in Grange caters for a few different age groups and has 2 separate play spaces as part of the same reserve. As you first arrive at the car park  you will see play equipment more suited to older kids featuring a stand up flying fox, climbing structure that includes various rope climb obstacles, a mini rock climb wall that all lead to the platform to get down the slide. This play area also has swings...

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Dove Street Reserve, Thebarton

Find it at: Dove Street, Thebarton Grab some picnic eats from George Street Foodland, Sushi from The Brickworks or a ridiculously good coffee from Mister Sunshine’s or The Deli, Thebarton all very near by, and hit up this little FENCED GEM that we discovered tucked away in the quieter streets Thebarton. Dove Street Reserve has had a ‘do over’ and it’s looking great! We LOVE a flying fox here at Kids in Adelaide and this...

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Fab Flying Foxes in Adelaide

Everyone loves the thrill of a flying fox! There’s nothing better than flying through the air faster than the wind then running back to do it all over and over again! When the slides turn into hot plates in summer the foxes can never let a thrill seeker down. Here’s a list of our favourite flying foxes in Adelaide and for more information about the playgrounds they’re in scroll down. Old Gumtree Playground,...

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Wallaroo Adventure Playground

Find it at: Irwin Street, Wallaroo Located opposite the Wallaroo Town Hall in the centre of town in Irwin Street.This playground was opened in 2015 and includes a large shaded play area for smaller kids with toddler size play equipment, swings diggers etc as well as equipment for older kids including climbing nets and frames, numerous swings and slides, monkey bars, a spinning thing that is apparently called a Supernova? (photo below) two...

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Harold and Cynthia Anderson Reserve

This playground has been recently upgraded and includes some great new features! Flying fox (ideal for 3+, it has a bit of a jolt at the end, so make sure little hands can hold on) Baby and toddler swings, plus “big kids” swing and swinging basket 2 playground structures, one aimed more at 1-3 year olds and one for 3+ A ‘spinning wheel’ with 3 grip bars that the kids spent AGES on. A big hit! Key features we also liked...

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Point Malcolm Reserve Playground – Semaphore Park

The awesome Point Malcolm Reserve playground is on Military Road, Semaphore.This one million dollar project was funded by State Government and City of Charles Sturt Council (who are continuing to impress with their amazing open space developments). It’s located in one of the most popular destinations of Adelaide – Sensational Semaphore! Perfect for summer, with the beach a stones throw away, it’s a double date of fun for the...

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Cobbler Creek Recreation Park and playground, Salisbury

Find it at: Corner of Bridge and Smith Roads, Salisbury East. Cobbler Creek Recreation Park is a great, updated recreation park with a large new playground and over 17km of fantastic mountain/BMX paths for riders of all abilities. We took the youngsters there recently and they had a ball on the playground as well as riding the junior tracks, with the 4 year old even having a great time on the intermediate track. Cobbler Creek Recreation Park...

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Jervois Street Reserve Playground South Plympton

Find it at: 43 Jervois Street, South Plympton Jervois Street Playground in South Plympton is up there with Morialta and Glenunga as one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide. Some of the Jervois Street Reserve highlights are: Fully fenced junior playground with lots to keep the little ones happy including double slides, a ‘bird’s nest’ swing, regular and baby swing, sandpit and a water play feature with pump action water...

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