Australia❜s Largest Indoor Play Centre is Opening at a Former Bunnings

Australia's largest indoor playground is opening at a former Bunnings site and we can't decide if we're more thrilled about a new indoor playground or saddened that the locals will no longer get their weekend fix of home reno goods and sausage sizzles.

We're big fans of new playgrounds here at ellaslist and when we hear that one is claiming to be 'Australia's largest indoor play centre' then our ears perk right up!

A Bunnings is Being Transformed Into a Mega Indoor Play Centre

Area 51 Brisbane
The mega soft play area. 

Unfortunately, there's good news and there's bad news on the largest indoor play centre front. The good news is that one is most certainly opening in 2022 but the bad news is that it's opening in Underwood - sorry Sydney and Melbourne folks!

The Bunnings in question is the former Bunnings Underwood, which has been completely gutted to make room for a mega family entertainment centre. Area 51 – Family Entertainment Centre is the name of what is reported to be Australia's largest indoor play centre and if the plans are anything to go by, this place is going to be MEGA.

Area 51 – Family Entertainment Centre

Area 51 Brisbane
The exterior of Area 51 in Brisbane.

Area 51 is being built by ENIXR Built in collaboration with MJ Playgrounds and is set to open in Underwood in June 2022. 

The plans for the new indoor adventure land aren't just stopping at indoor play. Area 51 will be a state-of-the-art family entertainment precinct complete with a multi-level soft playground, ninja course, toddler zone, climbing arena, high ropes, trampoline, air coaster, sensory room, multi-sports court, party rooms, a 300-seat cafe and Brisbane's first night noodle market!

The state-of-the-art entertainment space will cover 7,200 square metres and will even include kids' classes

Area 51 Underwood
An artist's impression of one of Area 51's play zones.

Area 51 Opening Date

Area 51 has an opening date set for June 2022 and will be located at Kingston Road, Underwood - Brisbane is so lucky!

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