Take a trip to the beach and discover a sensory seaside safe-haven for children from birth to two years.
Life’s a (sand-free) beach at the Discovery Space.
Let your little ones free to play on the sensory beach towels, practise crawling, walking and pulling-up on the jetty and look inside the glass peep holes.
They can crawl through the submarine with two-way glass and a periscope, get lots of tummy time on the sea creature pillows and unlock the treasure chest filled with books and games to play.
Learn through play
Play is the natural way your baby will learn to develop important development skills. This experience is tailored to stimulate all the senses, as well as gross and fine motor skills.
Backed by research
Designed by Early Start researchers, including Dr Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett, every aspect of Crawlers’ Beach has been created to stimulate babies physical, intellectual and social development while they play.
Skip, jump and hop through climbing structures, secret gardens, a mud kitchen, wharf and sand pits to create, innovate and imagine!
The POD | THE POD WILL BE CLOSED 3 TO 7 APRIL FOR UPGRADES
Immerse yourself in an enchanting natural world
Stimulate your touch, sight, smell and other senses, in our sensory room
Police, Fire, Ambulance, SES – you get to be the hero!
Antarctic Research Vessel
Climb aboard and take the helm of a research vessel on its way to Antarctica.
Come on a camping trip in the Australian bush, complete with model campfire.
Bricks & Clicks
Build your own mini world and stop-motion movie with thousands of LEGO® bricks.
A safe-haven of sensory discovery for children two and under with its own jetty.
Grab a torch and explore the tunnels and nooks. You may even spot some of the cave’s inhabitants.
Gear up with a hi-vis vest and tool belt, we’re looking for builders who are ready to help construct our tiny home.
Take a trolley for a spin and collect your shopping before you start cooking in our Critter Café.
Unleash your creativity and be inspired to paint, draw, write and sculpt with daily art activities.
Lights, Sound, Action
The stage is yours! Express yourself with costumes, backdrops and lighting.
Step outside and explore our natural wonderland – an oasis that will excite all your senses.
Cosy up with a good book in our peaceful reading space. Come along for daily Storytime readings.
Step inside a room filled with puzzling games and challenges just waiting to be solved.
All aboard the Critter Express! Shovel coal to fuel the engine or control a model train around its miniature world.
Plan Your Visit
Ready to explore more than 14 experiences? Plan your visit now to get the most out of your trip to Early Start Discovery Space.
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