Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Maritime Cove Community Playground

by Adventures with ACE (follow)
Buccaneers take note, there is playtime ahoy! Maritime Cove in Port Melbourne will have your little adventure-seekers having a positively swashbuckling time of it with this fantastically themed playground.



1


The Port of Melbourne have repurposed actual maritime equipment to create this awesome, one-of-a-kind seaside playspace overlooking Port Phillip Bay and Webb Dock.

And there is plenty to keep kids of all ages entertained.



1


Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Do you need an updated family photo?
For the big kids, the main feature is a real-life lookout tower with a super twisty tunnel slide that takes some nous to navigate. And for the littlies they’ll love the see-saw boat, musical area, marine bells and shovels, amongst other things.



1


In keeping with the marine theme, there is waterplay to be had with water sprays and water pumps working across a couple of different areas in ingenious ways. Add to that rope bridges, wooden gangplanks and a lifesaving tower and it’s a waterside wonderland for all ages.



1


You’ll also discover marine bollards, coloured buoys, rope ladders and a crow’s nest amongst the buckets, chains, pulleys and cranes that make up the play area.



1


1


1


The playground is a beautiful timber structure complementing the seaside environment with nary a primary coloured piece of play equipment in sight!

The Melbourne Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Melbourne mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Do you need an updated family photo?
Not only can you and the little ones enjoy the playground, but there’s a lovely little boardwalk that stretches to Sandridge Beach which is a sheltered bayside beach that is perfect for families to splash about in.

And if the Melbourne weather isn’t up to a dip in the Bay, you can always take a walk to the observation point or watch all of the truck and container action at Webb Dock.

This is a wonderfully unique, modern playspace that really tips its hat to the surrounding maritime environment. It is well worth a visit, and not just in the warmer months.

Features

Toilets, tables and BBQ at Sandridge Beach
Beach shower
Some seating
Free parking

Good to know

Bring towels for the beach or waterplay areas
Sunscreen and hats are essential, there are limited shaded areas
Don’t bother unpacking the pram unless you’re sure you’ll stick to the boardwalk – the sand makes it impossible to navigate around the play equipment with a stroller of any kind.
Wear closed-toe shoes! The sand around the playground is more gravelly than soft sand and is kind-of annoying in your shoes! Not that the kids seemed to mind! But to be honest it’s a little perplexing that a playground on the beach isn’t one of soft sand (that you can find on the beach 20 meters away), but we’ll have to ask the playground engineers about the logic of that one.

Coffee and Food

Caps Café is the only offering in walking distance located at the Life Saving Victoria Centre a short walk down the boardwalk so you might do best to BYO – or head to nearby Bay Street afterwards for plenty of food and drink options.

Playground address

200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne



Featured
Little Learners want to let you know about a brilliant opportunity to be the first to join their amazing messy play franchise in Australia, with the potential to earn a significant income.
28 Oct - 7 Nov
During this 3-hour class with Look Academy, you will learn everything you need to know about great personal makeup and how to apply it to yourself.
Is someone in your life graduating soon? Whether their achievement is preschool, primary school high school, TAFE or university, celebrate their big day with pride!
Do you need an updated family photo?
24 Nov - 2 Dec
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Join in on the NEW Art of Beer tour of Melbourne, which will cover the city's relationship with beer, its history and the best places to drink and enjoy beer.
The Melbourne Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Melbourne mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
21 Oct
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 9th September 2018 at Fitzroy Gardens.
27 Oct
Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Join the conversation on the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group


Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 7
[ print friendly ]
ID: 57770
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 9th September 2018 at Fitzroy Gardens.
Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Join in on the NEW Art of Beer tour of Melbourne, which will cover the city's relationship with beer, its history and the best places to drink and enjoy beer.
Do you need an updated family photo?
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Calendar
Categories
January (57)
March (72)
April (62)
May (100)
June (73)
July (86)
August (89)
September (100)
October (103)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version