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Skinners Adventure Playground

South Melbourne
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Address: 211 Dorcas St, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 9209 6352

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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 school non sanitisied playground unlike a lot of OHS safe newer playgrounds. It has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 has chooks and vegie patch. TIP: can be closed if being used by locals. call... More 

Thank JohnG3121
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Carlie M
St Kilda
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Steve P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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, and it seems as though these staff are there to work with these families. It's... More 

Thank Brett M
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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