Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Wombat Bend Playspace

Home > Melbourne > Family | Gardens | Parks | Places of Interest | Playgrounds
by Kaye Roberts-Palmer (subscribe)
Kaye Roberts-Palmer is a local culture enthusiast and garden designer who loves all things green and groovy and getting out and about. Discover more of her ponderings at:
Published May 12th 2015
Wombat Bend is a wonderful free outdoor playspace for the whole family situated in Yarra in Lower Templestowe.
wombat bend, carving
ride a wombat

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, the local community and kids had a lot of involvement in designing the park and this can be seen in the colourful painted murals and mosaic artwork. The native animal motifs of snake and wombat are dotted around the space and kids can have hours of fun searching for all the wombat images and the wombat wood sculptures provide a place for children to climb hidden amongst the vegetation.

The features of the Playspace include a maze, human sundial, amphitheatre, elevated sandpit, play equipment, lawn spaces, sounds and sensory walk and forest walk.

This is a unique playspace that encourages harmonious creative and nature play and children, parents, carers and grandparents are all encouraged to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
mosaics, playspace
kids have created all the mosaics throughout the playspace

Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  23
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? A delight for the whole family
Phone: 9840 9333
Where: Finns Reserve, Duncan Street, Templestowe Lower
Cost: FREE
Your Comment
More Melbourne articles
Articles from other cities
Top Events
Popular Articles