Whanganui Playground Review: Castlecliff Domain

This is part of a series where I review local playgrounds in and around Whanganui.  Non-locals will want to skip this!

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Castlecliff Domain is one of Whanganui’s absolute gems for families and large group events.  Located on Seafront Road in the suburb of Castlecliff, the Domain is a hop, skip and a jump away from the beach.

The Domain play area is a fantastic spot for all ages.  I highly recommend this playground if you’re having a big get-together with a mix of ages.  There is something to keep absolutely everyone happy.

There are bucket swings for tiny tots and regular swings.

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Sausage and friends enjoying a swing

 

 

A toddler climbing frame

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An older kids climbing frame

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A witches hat swing

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A net, huge slide and a flying fox (not pictured)

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A skate park, a basketball court, a couple of gas barbeques, and plenty of benches and picnic tables.

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Just past the play area is a long expanse of grass which is perfect for games, or just to sit somewhere shady.

Pros:

  • Wide range of great play equipment will keep a range of ages occupied
  • Free gas BBQ’s!
  • Loads of seating and rubbish bins
  • Toilets
  • Some shady spots near the play areas
  • Super-close to the beach

 

Cons:

  • Could do with more shade near one of the BBQ’s
  • Some of the play equipment is looking tired and needs a paint

Tots in Tawhero rating: 9/10

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