Splash ‘n’ Play Water Park, Providence QLD, Australia (2016)

The $3.4 million Splash ‘n’ Play Water Park, designed by Cardno Landscape Architecture and built by JMac Constructions, is the first of its kind in the Ripley Valley and a summer drawcard for local families.

“Our designers have created the park with elements of surprise that will keep even the biggest of kids amused,” Providence Director Michael Khan told the The Queensland Times.

“Children can race through a maze of aqua arches, misty mountains and giant gushers that spurt water towers unexpectedly from the ground.

“Our bigger kids’ zone will have 4m high water features that shoot water down to the ground. Anyone who enters the zone will be certain to get wet – and have a smile on their face.

“There’s even day beds where mums and dads can relax on the large seating platforms watching their children play.”

The day beds are Street Furniture Australia’s Mall Sun Lounges, with woodgrain aluminium battens in bush cherry.

Classic Galleria Settings with aluminium battens also feature under awnings for picnics in the shade, and matching Classic Galleria Seats are dotted around the park.

The 22,400sqm park also includes toddler water play with sprayers and mist, and a dry playground featuring a flying fox and elevated skywalk with rope bridge.

The new town of Providence will be constructed over 20 years across 670ha, approximately three times the size of Brisbane’s CBD. It is intended to be home to 20,000 people.

The $3.4 million Splash ‘n’ Play Water Park, designed by Cardno Landscape Architecture and built by JMac Constructions, is the first of its kind in the Ripley Valley and a summer drawcard for local families.

“Our designers have created the park with elements of surprise that will keep even the biggest of kids amused,” Providence Director Michael Khan told the The Queensland Times.

“Children can race through a maze of aqua arches, misty mountains and giant gushers that spurt water towers unexpectedly from the ground.

“Our bigger kids’ zone will have 4m high water features that shoot water down to the ground. Anyone who enters the zone will be certain to get wet – and have a smile on their face.

“There’s even day beds where mums and dads can relax on the large seating platforms watching their children play.”

The day beds are Street Furniture Australia’s Mall Sun Lounges, with woodgrain aluminium battens in bush cherry.

Classic Galleria Settings with aluminium battens also feature under awnings for picnics in the shade, and matching Classic Galleria Seats are dotted around the park.

The 22,400sqm park also includes toddler water play with sprayers and mist, and a dry playground featuring a flying fox and elevated skywalk with rope bridge.

The new town of Providence will be constructed over 20 years across 670ha, approximately three times the size of Brisbane’s CBD. It is intended to be home to 20,000 people.

location

Splash 'n' Play Adventure Park, South Ripley, Queensland

client

Specifier: Cardno Landscape Architecture
Contractor: JMac Constructions

market

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