Wobbies World


Wobbies World

Wobbies World was an amusement park which operated from 1970 to 1990's in Forest Hill.

The park was quite small in area and targeted mainly to the simple expectations of young children. The park consisted of many custom-built attractions, most very slow moving.

The park had some characteristic modes of transport including a circuit of monorail helicopters, mower motor driven 6 wheeler ATVs, a real Bell helicopter refurbished as a ground-mounted simulator, 4 Melbourne W2 class trams and a large Vickers Viscount propellar plane fitted out as a movie-projector simulator. The plane now resides at the Australian National Aviation Museum, in Moorabbin, while the Bell Helicopter was last seen dismantled and sitting in a paddock on the Dandenong Frankston road.

A plant nursery now resides on the Springvale Road site as well as the Saxon Wood townhouse estate, with the concrete castle, bridges, a train station, the Birthday Room and the miniature golf course still remaining (within the nursery) from the former amusement park.

Now, Saxon Wood is a dream come true for adults. Saxon Wood will feature 32 double storey homes in a variety of designs and sizes ranging from 141 to 197 square metres and 12 apartments in a stylish three-storey building. Both the homes and apartments will feature the luxurious interiors and stylish finishes for which Australand is renowned.

Link opens new page 
469 Springvale Road  Nunawading Victoria 3110 | View Map New Window
New Window Telephone: 9803 7530


Melbourne Link Wobbies World Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window Rock The Wob - In Memory Of Wobbies World Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window Wobbies World - Wikipedia Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window Very sad news Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window Magistrates Cases - When Anne Moore arrived at the gate of Wobbies World Link opens in new browser window







Link opens new page Content > View Category | Nunawading | View Mobile Friendly Page

Link opens new page This Page > Update | Edit Page | Print Page


Click here to edit / update this page


Stay Tuned | Free Weekly Round Up


Receive what's on for the week straight to your inbox every Tuesday.

Simply type your email address in the box below.

Email Address*


* Opt-In (Check Your Email): Read T&C | Read This Week's Newsletter


Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram
See Events in November >
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30


Featured
Melbourne Christmas Day Lunch @ Pullman Albert Park
View Melbourne Christmas Day Lunch @ Pullman Albert Park
Raise a glass and don't lift a finger this Christmas Day. Let us create a memorable celebration | Read On..


International Week of the Italian Cuisine
View International Week of the Italian Cuisine
International Week of the Italian Cuisine at Zia Teresa Restaurant (in partnership with the Italian | Read On..


Wendy Scully Millinery
View Wendy Scully Millinery
Beautiful handmade millinery for all occasions. Have something unique created for you. Each | Read On..


Sidesault at The Melba
View Sidesault at The Melba
Sidesault at The Melba is a short festival of experimental circus, showcasing emerging and | Read On..


Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..


Check Out
Myer Christmas Windows
View Myer Christmas Windows
Myer's Christmas Windows celebrates a 62 year old tradition in 2017. Since 1956, Myer's gift to the City of Melbourne now attracts an estimated | Read On..

Mel's Pick
Ferntree Gully Mirror House | Exhibition
View Ferntree Gully Mirror House | Exhibition
The Mirror House in Ferntree Gully part of Knox Immerse art festival: Untitled House Mirror to | Read On..

Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
View Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
Melbourne's best traditional GREEK night with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean | Read On..

Trending