This playground is nestled right under the Bolte Bridge, at the end of Docklands Drive, Docklands. I love the look of this park – the industrial type structures, the gigantic bridge overhead, beautifully manicured grass ovals, the peaks of the city on view in the distance and knowing that the water is a stones throw away. There is a parking bay right next to the park, so parking was easy mid-week. There are toilets and even an off lead dog area for your 4 legged friends to have a run. You may even spot a few bunnies hopping around on your visit.
- 1 stone path water play area
- nest swing
- sand play, complete with complex pulley’s for multi-level play
- gigantic climbing tower, with 2 slides, both enclosed
- 1 smaller open (metal) slide
- rope bridge
- sand digger
- spinning tyres
- different textures for climbing elements
Jack ran straight to the sand digger when we arrived. It was warm enough to take part in the water play, but I didn’t bring a change of clothes, so tried to keep him away from that area. The smaller slide was more interesting to him, and he could easily navigate the rocks to climb to the top. He went into the slide/climbing structure, but needed my help to get around the internal ladder. Once we got to the top, he decided he didn’t want to go down. Unfortunately this meant I had to balance Jack and camera down the slide! Not the best plan. He sat in the tyre and let me spin him briefly, but decided that wasn’t really for him. There’s not a lot of shade here, so definitely bring hat and sunscreen.