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Howitt Park Playground

Princes Highway, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
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The flying fox is popular.

Howitt park playground is good for older kids as it has a flying fox, BIMx track and the big slide... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Susan G
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Bairnsdale, Australia
Not Just a Playground

Howitt Park has a wonderful park which is great for the kids but it has so much more. The... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Anita T
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Forster, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“big slide” (4 reviews)
“flying fox” (5 reviews)
“equipment” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Princes Highway, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Howitt park playground is good for older kids as it has a flying fox, BIMx track and the big slide that goes down the hill. There are tables and chairs to sit down and enjoy a meal while the kids play. It is not fenced...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Howitt Park has a wonderful park which is great for the kids but it has so much more. The Aboriginal Canoe Tree is a wonderful sight to see. There are so few left as trees get old and fall over, get burnt or cut down...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Huge slide over 20 m long, long 25m flying fox, great play equipment, nice views of the sun set. Great place for kids !!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

With a Large Playground with slide, eating area, flying foxes and much more the kids will love every second. Even for the Child at heart its a laugh

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Shelter with barbecues right on the highway, with playground equipment to occupy the kids. Ideal for a place and stop and eat in a trip through the area. A small area with equipment suitable for toddlers, and some equipment for older children as well. Has...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Good playground for children. Not so good on a windy day. You can get a caravan up the hill as far as the toilet block. Great big slide also. Picnic tables with a view are available. Also has BBQ at the top. Large shady trees...More

Thank Benjamin S
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great stop for the kids to have a run around and a turn on the big slide. Great for kids and adults, there are also swings, areas for small children and bigger ones. There is also a large flying fox, river access, plenty of parking...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

flying fox and big slide very cool. Well worth stopping at for some fun between long drives. Portable toilets disgusting

Thank Nicole M
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Was driving through Bairnsdale and the kids were asking the 'how much further now Dad? How much more to go?" questions when bam! Right in front of us we saw this huge yellow slide. Pulled over and had a great 45 minute break here. The...More

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