Head up to Gumeracha to see the Big Rocking Horse – the World’s Biggest! – where you can even climb up and receive a certificate of achievement upon completion! The Big Rocking Horse makes a great visit in the Adelaide Hills area – climb to the top of the Rocking Horse, check out the awesome toy factory, grab a bite to eat and see all the animals.

There is an onsite 7 acre wildlife park, with heaps of native animals from red and grey kangaroo’s, wallabies and emus. The kids also love the other farm animals – goats, ducks, geese, alpacas and sheep who all love the animal food sold at the shop.  Entry is only $4 per person! 

There is also the coolest toy shop there too. Think awesome wooden toys and super cool wooden puzzles suitable for toddlers to adults so there is something for everyone!

We recommend doing the horse first, get the exercise out the way and then take your time to stroll around the animal park. Make sure to leave enough time to check out the toy factory and the Cafe is a really nice little spot and well worth a coffee and a snack.

The Big Rocking Horse is open 9 am to 5 pm 7 days a week, including Public Holidays
The Animal Park closes at 4:30pm and the cafe operates from 10am – 3pm
(closed on Christmas Day and days of Catastrophic Fire Danger)

You’ll find it at 452 Torrens Valley Rd, Gumeracha SA 5233

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