Bristow Smith Reserve

Bristow Smith Reserve is Goolwa's premier park for families looking for a fun day out! The nature playspace features a 10-metre long restored wooden fishing boat, Parkour elements, water play with a creek bed, sensory wall, climbing nets, basket swings and stepping logs, along with an upgraded beach area on the banks of the River Murray, BBQs and shelters. There is plenty of open area for sport, activities and picnicking!
  • BBQ facilities BBQ facilities
  • Cycling Cycling
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Play equipment Play equipment
  • Picnic area Picnic area
  • Shelter Shelter
  • Walking and hiking trails Walking and hiking trails
Facility type: Park
  • cyprus pine tree featuring hand carved australian animals
  • nearby facilities include boat ramp and jetty
  • kids shallow swimming beach access (banks of the River Murray)
  • three barbecues available
  • drinking water fountain.

The playspace provides a unique regionally significant open space to inspire connection with the local environment and engage local children in creative and imaginative play. It further provides children with physical, sensory and mentally stimulating play opportunities and allows all children to challenge themselves, irrespective of age and ability.

A number of the sensory elements of the play space have been funded through the generous $50,000 donation by the Fleurieu Philanthropy Foundation and include a sensory wall, musical and sound features and interpretive artwork  scattered throughout the playspace. 



Bristow Smith Reserve Bristow Smith Reserve

Getting there:
Barrage Road
Goolwa SA SA 5214
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