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gritty but nice playground

originally designed for the locals who live in commisson housing its now very popular as an old... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Mad Max movie set for kids.

Looks post apocalyptic but great fun for kids up to age of 12. Live chickens included. Similar to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Steve P
St Kilda
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10 Feb 2017
“gritty but nice playground”
19 Nov 2016
“My 2 daughters love this plave but I find it a bit run down and dirty.”
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211 Dorcas St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
South Melbourne
+61 3 9209 6352
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

originally designed for the locals who live in commisson housing its now very popular as an old school non sanitisied playground unlike a lot of OHS safe newer playgrounds. It has lots of little nooks and crannies that allow kids to use imagination. It also...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

wouldn't rush here the adventure play ground in St. Kilda is so much better. This one needs a working bee and a freshen up

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Carlie M
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Looks post apocalyptic but great fun for kids up to age of 12. Live chickens included. Similar to St Kilda Adventure Playground but twice the size. Parents are clueless to rules though.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This is not your plastic fantastic park - it's rustic, it looks rundown, and it's a little but wild. It's based at the foot of the public housing estate and there are dozens of kids and families from there who access it daily. It's staffed,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Brett M
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Great playground for kids in the heart of St Kilda. Lots of kids and parents enjoy the area, you can see that from their smiles.

Date of experience: March 2016
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South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
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