Customer Case

Rockhampton Botanical Gardens

Would you like to discuss a project?

Customer Case




Rockhampton Regional Council


Age Group


User Capacity


A Revitalized Oasis in Rockhampton

The Botanical Gardens and the neighbouring Zoo in Rockhampton are two of the city’s biggest attractions. But the garden playground was due for a much-needed revitalisation and the local council wanted it to add to the area's attraction and create another activity for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Inspired by the animals in the zoo, KOMPAN’s design with a custom Robinia dingo sculpture and majestic Giants tower perfectly suited the brief in creating a landmark site for the gardens. Rich in thrilling, imaginative play and emphasising inclusive play elements, the pairing play structures offer hours and hours of play for children of all ages.

Rockhampton-Zoo thumb
We've been blown away by the response to the park, and we had a grand reopening where we had hundreds of families and kids come and attend. So it was truly special to be a part of. Since then, we're seeing the visitations just really go up.

Aaron Pont - Parks Manager, Rockhampton Regional Council

Rockhampton-Zoo image 1
Rockhampton-Zoo image 2
Rockhampton-Zoo image 6
Rockhampton-Zoo image 3
Rockhampton-Zoo image 5
Rockhampton-Zoo image 4

A Playground Paradise

The Robinia sculpture is the definition of WOW as it stands tall and bright among the native Australian trees and acts as a beacon of fun as children enter the gardens. Younger children can climb inside from various access points and play out imaginative stories before sliding down.

After playing on the Dingo sculpture and the neighbouring MOMENTS playhouse and Mars Rover, children of all ages and abilities can progress through the tall GIANTS towers by climbing or enjoying the play elements on the accessible ramp. Children will discover endless play opportunities with the track ride, climbing ropes, sensory musical panels, hammocks, bridges, cliff rider, turbo challenge, five tummy-tingling slides and more.

Joy of movement: motor skills, muscle, cardio and bone density
Joy of learning: curiosity, understanding of causal relationships and knowledge of the world
Joy of being together: teamwork, tolerance and sense of belonging
Joy of creating: co-creation and experimenting with materials

Products in this solution

Explore standard products identical or similar to the ones found in this solution.
Giant L+XL & Mid Tower

Giant L+XL & Mid Tower


Want to know more about cases like this?

Please fill in your contact details and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Find it in real life

Want to see more cases like this?

CampOne camping ground, Denmark



Customer Case

"hot-air balloon" rope playground design at themepark Futuroscope

Futuroscope Playground, France

children balancing on a natural playground obstacle at copenhagen zoo

Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark

Wooden large playground ship at Shangri-La Hotel hotel in Singapore

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Children playing on climbing playground equipment at Harzdrenalin

Harzdrenalin, Germany

Wooden pirate playground ship on the beach at Sansibar Restaurant

Sansibar Restaurant, Germany

Small themed playground with wooden tractor and animals

Randers Regnskov, Denmark

wooden playground at Givskud Zoo in Denmark

Givskud Zoo, Denmark

play tower at shopping center in Australia

Westfield North Lake, Australia

Grindsted city shopping street with rope climbing playground tower

Grindsted Shopping Street, Denmark

Pirate playground ship in front of Xscape in Yorkshire

Xscape Entertainment Center, United Kingdom

preschool play tower with kids playing at camping ground

Kinsarvik Camping, Norway

Children climbing in large playground spacenet at Egeskov Castle

Egeskov Castle, Denmark

Playground tower outside shopping mall, MODO mall near Paris

Moisselles-Domont Eurocommercial, France

People working out on calisthenics outdoor fitness at Freilassing Sportspark

Freilassing Sportspark, Germany