Harold & Cynthia Anderson

Harold and Cynthia Anderson Reserve, West Beach SA, Australia ·
Min. 1 hour
City of Charles Sturt - Reserves and Halls

Hosted by City of Charles Sturt - Reserves and Halls

SpacetoCo Host since February 2021 · 1k bookings

About this space

Another prominent reserve along the pristine coastline in West Beach, the Harold and Cynthia Anderson Reserve brings a quintessential Aussie beach atmosphere to the ‘picnic, park & playground’ triple combination.  Meandering paths and curved sculpture will provide a delightful dance for your gaze as you take in the stunning vistas from the grass, through the park all the way to the ocean, and extended views down the south coast.

An all ages space, the reserve features;

  • playground,
  • basketball ring,
  • bike/ walking paths and
  • oodles of open space
  • shaded picnic tables
  • beach shower
  • direct access to Coastal Park path
  • public toilets 200 metres

 Home to weekend running groups, there is plenty of space for all park lovers.

The Reserve connects to the Coast Park’s dual walking and cycling path and is placed between cosmopolitan neighbours Henley and Glenelg.

Bring the balls, wheels, picnic and your love of South Australia’s open spaces and sea breezes for a lovely time.  Nearby attractions offer additional active options for party planners incorporating a visit to the Harold and Cynthia Anderson Reserve for outdoor gatherings and events.

Examples of activities suitable for the Reserve;

  • Activities of a passive or active nature that promotes a healthy active lifestyle ie tai chi, yoga, outdoor fitness training groups, cycling, running etc.
  • Community and recreational events, activities and/or services catering to all ages and cultural groups such as surf lifesaving activities, child play groups, biodiversity and nature activities, fun runs, mobile vending etc.
  • Fundraising, educational and community awareness events that support cultural diversity, health, fitness and general community wellbeing such as fitness displays, culturally significant celebrations, doggy day etc.
  • Artistic, cultural and community events that support a diversity of community interests and pursuits such as car show displays, art displays etc.
  • Small family celebratory events.

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Opening times


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


6:30am - 10:00pm


§  No confetti or rice may be used at Council venues and open spaces

§  Volume of music must be controlled in the interest of nearby park-goers and must cease no later than booking duration

§  Water weights may be used to secure shade structures, however under no circumstances shall tent pegs/stakes or any other object be driven into the ground without council approval. 

§  Users must display written Council approval, and proof of line marking if erecting any pegged tent/ marquees

§  Users must display written Council approval for any and all equipment erected at Council venues

§  Users must display written Council approval for any and all Jumping Castles/ Amusement Rides/ Petting Zoos

§  Users must display written Council approval for any and all special activities such as (but not limited to) Vehicle Access, Merchandise Vendors, Food Vendors, Entertainment, Sales of merchandise, alcohol, products and other commercial activities

Detailed Terms of Use are accepted by the user at Check out, and apply to all bookings

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 50% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Adelaide Metro’s Journey Planner provides guidance for public transport options.

Parking options include carpark adjacent the Henley Sailing Club at one end of the park, with a second carpark option on the South side of the reserve.

Visitors may make their way by public transport, or via the Coast Park path under their own power (bicycle, walking, scooter and more).

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