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by BecSorby (subscribe)
I am a stay at home mum trying to be a freelance writer - or a freelance writer trying to be a stay at home mum. I enjoy getting out and about with my two little girls and am Chief Editor of Perth Mums Group perthmumsgroup.com.au
Published July 5th 2018
An innovative new playground in a growing Perth suburb
The new Wandi Playing Fields playground would have to be one of the best in Kwinana. In fact, if it wasn't for the magnificent Kwinana Adventure Park, I'd say it is the best.

The playground is located in the thriving Honeywood estate of Wandi, on the fringes of Kwinana and sitting next door to Honeywood Primary School. Having moved to Perth some 20 plus years ago when Wandi was nothing but horse paddocks (and the freeway still had traffic lights), I was not expecting this to be such a huge playground. Wandi has exploded in recent times and is now a growing community full of families who will obviously make great use of this wonderful park.

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My girls having fun on the roller slide


There are so many elements to this playground that make it accessible to people of all abilities. There are pram and wheelchair friendly paths all around, plus accessible play equipment such as a flying fox with a harness seat and a harness swing, located next to the bird's nest swing.

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So much to do!


You will find sensory play and cute little cubbies for the kids to climb in and out of, or on top of. My daughter's favourite activity was perhaps one of the most simplistic a spinning cup.

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The flying fox


Next to the spinning cup and slide is an unusual piece of play equipment, with ropes ladders, rope bridges and unstable surfaces. There is plenty of soft padding and sand to catch those awkward falls!

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The spinning cup


Next to the sensory play and cubby area is an unusual roundabout that is shaped like a cone and the kids stand on the outside. I wouldn't recommend spinning it too fast with toddlers onboard!

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An unusual climbing frame....


One of the most quirky parts of the playground is rock climbing steps on the ground they are positioned on a gentle incline, so technically it is climbing, although it is the sort of rock climbing kids of all ages can try. There is also a 'roller' slide, which is a bit different.

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....and an unusual roundabout too!


But perhaps one of the quirkiest aspects and one that is totally handy is the bike repair stations. There are two stands with various sizes screwdrivers and spanners attached. Seriously, who thinks of this stuff?!

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The bike repair stations


At the back of the park is two racing slides, plus a nature play area with log steps and a little rope play structure.

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'Rock Climbing'


You can cook a barbeque lunch or dinner using the gas barbeques, or take a seat on the undercover picnic areas. Perhaps the only downside of this fantastic park is that there is no toilet.

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Racing slides!


When we visited there were fitness enthusiasts running up and down the two stone staircases leading from the park to the main road.

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The nature play area
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Why? A fantastic new playground in an up and coming southern suburb
When: Anytime you like
Where: Litoria Drive, Wandi
Cost: Free
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