Duidgee Park | BBQ Review

Toodyay, WA

We went country and checked out Duidgee Park in Toodyay.

Public BBQ Experience at Duidgee Park, Toodyay: A Review

Nestled in the heart of Toodyay, Duidgee Park offers a scenic location for BBQ enthusiasts, families, and tourists alike. With its impressive range of facilities and activities, the park provides a blend of recreation, relaxation, and, of course, opportunities for a delightful public barbecue experience.

Location and Accessibility

Duidgee Park is conveniently located with ample parking spaces. The proximity to local amenities and services such as a water fountain, bins, a toilet block, and even doggy poop bags, ensures a hassle-free experience for all visitors.

Facilities and Activities

Duidgee Park truly shines with its versatile array of activities. From a skate park for the adrenaline-seekers to playgrounds catering to different age groups, there is something for everyone. Among these, the spider web is a particular favourite among older children.

A Delight for Train Enthusiasts

One of the standout features of Duidgee Park is its miniature rail system, an exciting attraction that operates periodically. This whimsical feature not only brings joy to children but also appeals to train enthusiasts of all ages. It’s worth noting that visitors might want to check the operation days to avoid disappointment. In addition, the park's location near a railway line means that occasionally, visitors might get to witness larger trains passing by, adding a unique charm to the experience.

The BBQ Experience

The park hosts three barbecues for public use, catering to those who seek a casual, yet memorable, BBQ picnic experience. However, cleanliness could be an issue as some visitors have reported finding the plates quite dirty. A reminder to future visitors: don’t forget to pack your wire brush.

The Avon River

Located on the bank of the Avon River, Duidgee Park offers stunning river views that can be particularly mesmerizing when the river is flowing. This riverside location is not only ideal for nature lovers but also offers a perfect spot for photographers during the Avon Descent. However, visitors with young children should be mindful of the river's proximity, as some visitors have suggested the need for a fence for added safety.

Final Verdict

Duidgee Park is given a snagger rating of 7 out of 10. Despite a few minor setbacks, particularly with the cleanliness of the BBQ facilities, the park offers an overall enjoyable experience with its diverse range of activities, picturesque location, and convenient amenities. It is a top-choice location for those seeking a BBQ picnic spot in Toodyay. So, pack your picnic basket, gather your friends or family, and get ready to enjoy a splendid day at Duidgee Park.

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