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Toy Factory and Big Rocking Horse

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Address: The Toy Factory Gumeracha | 452 Torrens Valley Rd, Gumeracha, South Australia 5233, Australia
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+61 8 8389 1085
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Feed the wildlife

We spent 45 minutes here as part of a bus tour. Some climbed the large rocking horse, others shopped for wooden toys and other novelties. We spent the time feeding the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
woodmister
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 45 minutes here as part of a bus tour. Some climbed the large rocking horse, others shopped for wooden toys and other novelties. We spent the time feeding the wallabies, kangaroos, ducks, chickens, peacocks, and sheep. The animal enclosure is a little beat up but it was nice getting close to these animals. Especially to Roos and the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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93 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have now climbed the Big Rocking Horse. It was OK and that's about it, we found the shop was expensive and the wildlife park a little sparse, however, the kids did enjoy feeding the alpacas. It's a day out, but it certainly won't blow you away.

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Thank CraigS1974
Swan Hill, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here back when our kids were small and returned last week after about 20 years. It now costs $2 to climb the horse and you receive a certificate. We only stopped long enough for a few photos and had to get back on the road. So you can stay as long or short as you wish. Wooden toy... More 

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Thank malleegirl
Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last visited 20 years ago and again last weekend. Starting to look tired as nothing appears to have changed since previous visit. Cheap enough but most disappointing is the state of the bird enclosures which are old & grubby, littered with rubbish & dirty water with no foliage for the sad looking birds to enjoy. A nice large modern aviary... More 

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Thank rob228
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out,you can have lunch under the trees or at the restaurant,they have hot and cold foods,there is a shop where you can buy wooden toys.You can buy a bag of food to feed the animals.there are all types of animals.

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Rolleston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to visit you pay $2 and can climb to the top and there are some great views of the country side. When you have completed the climb you can get a certificate from the lady in the café. Highly recommend

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Thank AndrewRolleston
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71 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fun to visit! You can climb the giant rocking horse! When i went there my family and I all got a certificate for climbing the horse. After we did that, went and got some food from the cafe there. We went and had a look in the toy factory. Found out you can buy animal food to... More 

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Thank Jase W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If your looking for something to do with the kids in the holidays then this is the place to go. Climb the big rocking horse, feed the animals, visit the toy factory , have lunch or pack a picnic my kids have been here before and love it every time :)

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Thank melissaandjason
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our nephew and niece loved the climb and the petting zoo. A great atmosphere and lots of parking and seating area.

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Thank aljnj
Adelaide, Australia
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84 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The attraction here is of course the BIG rocking horse but the best thing is the wildlife enclosure. There is a cafe that is usually pretty busy. Food is ok and service is not too slow.

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