Bring the children to see the world’s biggest rocking horse.
You can climb to the top of The Big Rocking Horse, which stands at 18 metres high. Then visit the seven-acre animal park where, among other things, wallabies can be hand-fed. Relax and enjoy a meal or coffee in the licensed, child-friendly cafe, outdoor patio or shaded picnic area.
Wander through the Toy Factory to see Australia's largest range of quality wooden toys. A huge range of imported, educational wooden toys are available, as well as an impressive supply of souvenirs.
The Big Rocking Horse and Toy Factory is in Gumeracha in the leafy Adelaide Hills, just 45 minutes from Adelaide’s city ...read more
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- Disabled Parking
There aren't many places like this around any more, and considering the things that seem to keep kids occupied these days, I'm actually pretty glad that this place is still around. Basically the toy factory builds and sells good, old fashioned, wooden toys. You can either by them pre-made, or you can buy a set that you can build yourself. Okay, they aren'tread more
This really is unique - who'd believe that the largest rocking horse in the world is right in the middle of the Adelaide Hills?
We love bringing our kids here and visitors from elsewhere in the world, especially because the park next to it has some wildlife and nice scenery.
The climb to the top of the rocking horse takes a bit and isread more
Good place to take the kids for a day during the holidays. You can climb the big rocking horse and the kids get a certificate to say that they did. There is also a toy shop which sells old-fashioned wooden toys. Its a fair way out so a trip to the Birdwood motor museum is usually included to fill in the day and make the trip a bit more worthwhile when we do it.