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The Waterworks

The Waterworks Review

Five kilometers (3 mi) from Coromandel, The Waterworks is a quirky playground designed with recycled materials in a series of grassy clearings surrounded by bush, ponds, streams, and a river with a swimming hole. The roadside sign "For kids up to the age of 84," and the water that trickles on your car as you drive in the gateway, are a hint of the fun to come. There are sculpture gardens, a number of water-powered artworks, and some unusual takes on playground equipment that invite children and inner children to come out and play.

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  • Address: 471, 309 Road, Coromandel, 2851 | Map It
  • Phone: 07/866–7191
  • Cost: $20
  • Hours: Daily 10am-4pm (winter, April Nov.), 10am-6pm (summer, Dec.-March).
  • Website:
  • Location: The 309 Road
Updated: 02-18-2014

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