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Address: Hamilton Terrace | Paradise, Campbelltown, South Australia 5075, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 8366 9222

A large, shaded junior/toddler play park with a liberty disabled swing...

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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Great for friends and family. Excellent playground, good for kids and baby. There are quite a few events coming time to time, worth to go and feel it.

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Jongim Rosa H
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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Great for friends and family. Excellent playground, good for kids and baby. There are quite a few events coming time to time, worth to go and feel it.

Thank Jongim Rosa H
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Had a lovely time with the extended family with a picnic at the park. Lots to keep kiddies busy and big enough to find a table. It's a popular spot so getting in a bit early is a good idea.

Thank Kimberly H
Adelaide, South Australia
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

I love visiting with my grandson. He loves the playground and the ducks. We save up food for them and they come flocking in as soon as we get there. It would benefit from a better snack bar, the one there is usually not open and only sells a few ice creams. Good walks, nice birds.

Thank Pam J
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Love going here on summer evenings for a stroll around the lake - i tend to avoid this park during the day due to the crowds - it gets very busy in school holidays and weekends but in the evening there are only a few people around so peace is guaranteed. A fantastic place to also just sit and watch... More 

Thank Kay K
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Not a huge complex but has nice walking trails around the reservoir and a couple of excellent picnic areas. One needs a vehicle to visit.

2 Thank Allan C
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

Wonderful park with lots of lawns and trees, a playground for the children and a set of bow shaped lakes that are great to walk around. Perfect for a picnic or a kick of the footy or if you are lucky attend one of the Moonlight Markets that run during the warmer months.

1 Thank Ferenghi
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Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Thorndon park is a great place during the weekdays. It tends to get overcrowded on weekends. If you like walking it has some great trails that take you past large ponds and a big reservoir then up to a man made duck pond, there are plenty of birds and local wildlife in the park. It is a dog free park... More 

1 Thank Dean W
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Many open areas. Always busy but never crowded. Easy and ample parking. Exceptional playground area. Hidden museum worth a look (next to kiosk).

2 Thank Varietal
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Adelaide has some really great parks - Botanic Park, Botanic Gardens, The Parklands, Belair and Tusmore Park come to mind. However, few of those are anything like Thorndon Park, which is free for a start. It's the sort of place you can throw the kids and picnic gear in the car and head off assured you're in for a good... More 

2 Thank Essbeebee
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Absolutely lovely for a picnic and romantic walk! ♥ I was taken there as a surprise date and have fallen in love with the place!

Thank imiaj

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