This 200m2 play space is designed to reflect some of the region's diverse marine life and iconic bird and reptile species, and to celebrate the pristine natural beauty for which the area is famous from its mangrove channels to sandy white beaches, wetlands and rain forest.
The Kerang Water Park was designed to reflect some of the Gannawarra Shire's celebrated flora and fauna and takes its inspiration from the nearby Murray and Loddon Rivers and the Gunbower State Forest.
This totally unique, architecturally designed water park is part of the new Kwinana Adventure Playground, brought to life by the team at Water Features by Design and already a firm favourite with children and parents alike!
In early 2014, Water Features by Design was commissioned by the Alpine Shire in Victoria to design and construct an interactive water park in the regional, river-side town of Bright. Works involved the demolition and removal of an old toddler pool to create the interactive, natural-themed splash park designed to the the region’s rich gold mining heritage.
The expansive 450m2 aquatic faciility includes custom-made spouting turtles, dolphins and a magnificient humpback whale as its centrepiece, along with a a boat feature based on the Pearl Luggers of old which projecs water from the mast and rails as well as purpose-built cannons set on each side. The park also boasts a unique, hand-forged 120m2 cave carved to emulate the local Cape Range. It features sensored mist sprays and cascading water over non-slip steps.
In August 2012 WFBD was contracted by Landcorp to build and install an innovative splash pad as part of the Cockburn Central city sqaure redevelopment project. The project incorporates an underground pump house and state-of-the-art Gorter access hatches. The play area is formed of exposed aggregate concrete and features 32 sequential ground sprays.
The Collie Splash Pad is the sparkling centerpiece of the new Central Park development in the heart of town. With 45 randomly sequenced grounds sprays and three majestic bronze lizards it's sure to prove a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike.
This tropical themed water park includes ten ground sprays with random sequencing ranging from 1 to 5 seconds, three flower features in the form of frangipanis and bougainvillea to reflect local flora, arched sprays, water cannons, wall sprays and a 4.5m high triple bucket spiller. The project was completed on a very tight deadlines with the resort still open.
The Sandstone water park features a custom soft-fall rubber floor designed to embody the colours of the Shire logo. Along with a colourful mix of pole features, spraying arches and water canons, the park also includes a coloured windmill feature which reflects key elements of the Council's insignia and a shower ring feature which allows users to stand inside a complete circle of cascading water.
The Forbes water park features a custom-made drangonfly shower and a spraying bullrush pole feature to reflect and compliment the lakeside location. The entire scheme is in keeping with the local surrounds and the brushed concrete flooring incorporates a natural sand finish with a smart charcoal band.
The Onslow water park theme is based on local flora, fauna and industry with custom-designed features including the iconic Ashburton Pea along with a windmill and 3m long Spanish mackerel. The park also includes water cannons, ground spouts and an innovative 1200mm wide tipping loader bucket. Shade sails, lights, fencing and artwork by the local children help set-off the original, custom design.
The Yalgoo spray park consists of a themed play space which incorporates the local children's artwork and elements of local flora in its design along with tipping buckets, water cannons, spray arches and various ground spouts. Light towers and shade sails make the park suitable for night and day-time use.
These two water parks were constructed on behalf of the Shire of Barkly right in the heart of the Northern Territory, and despiste presenting significant logistic challenges, were both completed in just 16 days.
The Menzies water park consists of a 121m2 play space which incorporates duelling water cannons, showering dragonfly feature, dumper bucket, showering flowers, an arched pole and a unique fibreglass frog feature for toddlers.
Built on the banks of the Avon river, this innovative, low maintenance play space incorporates 72 sequenced ground sprays allowing users of all ages to stand within circular walls of water or to chase bouncing spouts as they pop up around the exposed aggregate pad.
The Carnarvon Water Park was built on a very tight budget and extremely difficult geographical conditions with the high water table and excessive winds. This is a good example of a park that opted against the usual inclusion of shade sails and coloured conrete or soft-fall rubber flooring, yet remains a fully functional, interactive water park that includes a triple bucket spiller, daisy shower, spraying arch, duelling cannons, shower head and spraying palm.
The Shire of Cue required a fun, safe, interactive environment where local children could cool off in the sweltering summer months. The park's componentry was custom-designed to suit the client’s specification including a spraying daisy, overhead shower, ground spouts, water canons, spraying palms and arches.
Nature Splash is a new direction in water park design which combines elements of aquatic play with nature play to provide a more engaging, challenging and diverse play experience. A Nature Splash Park serves as both a water playground and nature play space and offers year round use with the option to disable the water play functions during the cooler months.