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Thorndon Park

Hamilton Terrace | Paradise, Campbelltown, South Australia 5075, Australia
+61 8 8366 9222
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Lovely park to spend a few hours

Thorndon is a lovely park with lots of equipment for the kids to play on and a beautiful lake with... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Kathryn L
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Broken Hill, Australia
Nature's beauty in the city

Best park ever. Plenty of shade and covered areas, BBQs, wetlands, bird life, walking trails... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Glenn M
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South Australia, Australia
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A large, shaded junior/toddler play park with a liberty disabled swing provide fun for children of all abilities.Multiple barbeques and picnic settings beckon invitingly across the shady grassed expanse. The park contains a rotunda (which is available for hire) and a pavilion.A kiosk and heritage museum are proudly operated by the Rotary Club of Morialta.Please note that dogs are not allowed in Thorndon Park as it is a recognised bird sanctuary.
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“picnic spot” (4 reviews)
“family picnic” (3 reviews)
“kick a ball” (2 reviews)
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Hamilton Terrace | Paradise, Campbelltown, South Australia 5075, Australia
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+61 8 8366 9222
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Thorndon is a lovely park with lots of equipment for the kids to play on and a beautiful lake with ducks and other wildlife around. It can get very busy but we have always managed to find a quietish spot for a little picnic and...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Best park ever. Plenty of shade and covered areas, BBQs, wetlands, bird life, walking trails, grassed areas, playground equipment, liberty swing for wheelchair-bound, a giant chessboard, waterfall and less than 10km from the CBD.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a lovely area to visit with ample room to kick a ball, have a BBQ or having a leisurely walk. The view of the water is also very nice and the rolling grounds are kept nice and clean. The sad part is that...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Such a great place to bring the family for a picnic or BBQ, has great play equipment for the kids & a big undercover area as well

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Very pretty park with a lovely lake. Lots of large areas to picnic & play. Good equipment for children. Quite popular the day we visited with large groups around the place.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Large expanses of green grass and playground areas. BBQs provided so good for picnics. Ball games not allowed in main area but can be played in further small areas. Large car park.

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place to enjoy the outdoors and play games with our family. The facilities are great and well maintained. Lovely grounds to have a party in.

Thank Renee E
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Dropped in one afternoon, and then stayed a bit longer for the Monthly Summer Moonlight Markets, and enjoyed it all. Wide open lawns, a big lake, plenty of shady trees, a few ducks, and the markets made up for a great day for all. The...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Thorndon park has been a place for family's to gather for many years plenty of open space and free bbqs

Thank mbjxr
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a great place for a picnic especially underneath the shady trees during Summer. Go for a walk around the reservoir or simply relax in a chair and watch the world go by. Great playground for children. Have had many family picnics here over...More

Thank Carol W
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Stephanie R
7 October 2017|
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Response from Peter P | Reviewed this property |
There is a footpath around 3/4 of the actual lake but I don't think it goes all the way around.
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Renee E
6 February 2017|
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Response from Peter P | Reviewed this property |
You would have to get there early as he park is very popular and fills up quick. If any doubts about the Gazebo, just a quick call to the local council should give you the answer to be sure.
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