A playspace with a message - the significance of the Eltham Copper Butterfly. Sitting in the Lower Eltham Reserve is this unique space that is a hive of activity, especially on a sunny Sunday afternoon when the Diamond Valley Railway is running right next door. This playground is all inclusive with an alphabet frieze with the corresponding AUSLAN sign, braille on all its signage and easily accessed play equipment. The space beautiful butterfly climbing panels, a sensory corner with sandpit and water source, a single tunnel slide (that is particularly popular) and a twin flying fox. There is intricate art pieces throughout the fenced space and information boards explaining the significance and the lifecycle of Eltham's own Copper Butterfly.
Mamma's special mention: Each Sunday the Lower Eltham Reserve really comes alive with the running of the Diamond Valley Railway. The kind of busy that you might have to do a couple of laps before you score a car park - don't worry - it will be all worth it (plus there is a coffee van)!
the nitty gritty
fully fenced - pram accessible - public toilets - good shade - picnic seating - astro-turf - bbqs - water fountain - sand
Main Road, Eltham
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