City, Play, Playgrounds

Adelaide City’s Best Playspaces

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The Adelaide Park Lands are home to unique playspaces where kids and families can be active and let their imaginations run wild. We’ve compiled a list to make it quick and easy to pick a city playground that will please kids of all ages and abilities.

Bonython Playspace

The Bonython Activity Hub is larger than life and as popular with parents as it is with kids! The playspace has been specially designed to be accessible to children with hearing, vision and mobility impairments.

Unique play:

  • Water play equipment
  • Twin 25m flying fox
  • Huge mouse wheel
  • Accessible merry-go-round

Not fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets.

Where: Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli

See our full review –> www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/bonython-park

 

Marshmallow Playspace and Oxbow Playspace

When it comes to play experiences, you’ll be spoilt for choice at the Pityarilla Activity Hub. Adventurous kids can roam wild in the nature play of the Oxbow Playspace, hop cross the rocks of the renewed creek bed, and then skip into Marshmallow Playspace.for water play and a slide.

Unique play:

Marshmallow –

  • Water play equipment
  • Wooden climbing frame

Oxbow –

  • Large wooden climbing frame
  • Boulder island and stepping stones

Marshmallow only fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. Accessible BBQs and toilets. Half basketball court and tennis court.

Where: Pelzer Park / Pityarilla

See our full review –> www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/marshmallow-park-glen-osmond-road-adelaide

 

East Glover Playspace

The kooky angles and curves of this playspace may make you feel like you’re in a Seuss book. There are plenty of structures and spaces that give little ones an opportunity to use their big imagination.

Unique play:

  • In-ground trampolines
  • Wooden play structure

Fully fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ facilities. Half basketball court.

Where: King Rodney Park / Ityamai-itpina

Bundey’s Paddock Playspace

Nature reigns supreme in this pocket of North Adelaide. The equipment has been constructed almost entirely of wood – encouraging nature play by kids and perhaps evoking nostalgia in parents.

Unique play:

  • Wooden play structures
  • Climbing rocks
  • Pocket orchard

Not fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. BBQ facilities.

Where: Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga

See our full review –> www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/north-adelaide-playspace-and-pocket-orchard-playground

North Glover Playspace

When travelling through North Adelaide it’s almost impossible to resist a visit to this playspace’s colourful helicopter and enormous tree carved with Australian animals.

Unique play:

  • Play helicopter
  • Play car
  • Sandpit with interactive equipment

Fully Fenced. Picnic benches. BBQ facilities.

Where: Lefevre Park / Nantu Wama

See our full review –> www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/glover-north-helicopter-park

Princess Elizabeth Playground

Whether you want to be a knight, a princess, a bird or all three at once, this playspace sets the scene perfectly with a castle structure and equipment to get you airborne.

Unique play:

  • Dual climbing towers
  • Castle structure with loop slide
  • In-ground trampolines

Only partially fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets

Where: Veale Park / Walyu Yarta

See our full review –> www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/princess-elizabeth-playground-renovated

 

South Glover Playspace

Aside from its distinctive caterpillar tunnels, this playpsace is best known for speed! In amongst the traditional equipment, kids and parents can be found whizzing around on spinning swings and seated flying foxes.

Unique play:

  • Large peaked climbing net
  • Accessible swing
  • Long seated flying fox

Fully fenced. Picnic tables

Where: Blue Gum Park / Kurangga

See our full review –>www.kidsinadelaide.com.au/south-terrace-glover-playground

Bush Magic Playspace

This classic playspace has plenty to keep everyone entertained and amazed. Kids can put their problem-solving skills to the test by navigating their way through the colourful mini maze with interactive elements.

Unique play:

  • Maze
  • Accessible swing
  • Sandpit with interactive equipment

Fully Fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. BBQ facilities close outside the playspace

Where: Denise Norton Park / Pardipardinyilla

See our full review –> kidsinadelaide.com.au/bush-magic-playground-north-adelaide

Rymill Park Playspace

With leafy surrounds and a nearby lake, you’d be hard pressed to find a more a more picturesque setting for a playspace. The play equipment gives cheeky monkeys an opportunity to swing and climb to their heart’s content.

Unique play:

  • Rope monkey bars
  • Spinning net
  • Small climbing wall

Not fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets nearby

Where: Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka

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Roxy

Mum of 3, 5 year old girl named Winnie, baby Ziggy Belle and one 4 legged sausage dog called Frank David. I work from home 4 days a week with my own graphic design business and love watching this little community of Kids in Adelaide-ers grow

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