Hippopotamus Adult Wading 2.7m long

This sculpture of a hippo wading through water is suitable for a safari-themed water playground, pool or display. Made from heavy-duty construction, it can be certified for playground use.

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Hippopotamus Adult Wading 2.7m long

As used at Taronga Zoo’s safari-themed water playground

  • Fibreglass Hippopotamus wading – 2.7m long – ideal for water play areas
  • Heavy-duty construction – sturdy so it can be made and certified for playground use (ask about your specific requirements)
  • Realistic Adult hippo life-size replica
  • Hippopotamus calf is also available for water play or playground use, as is an elephant calf spurting water
  • Photos in gallery showcase hippos during installation at The Waterhole in Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo NSW
  • Custom designed Hippopotamus (modified without legs and brackets) so it can be fastened to a concrete slab

Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new waterhole cafe and water play area

The NSW Government and Taronga conservation society Australia have created a world-class tourism and conservation facility and integrated Natureworks’s hippopotami adult x 2 and hippo calf – x 1 and elephant calf- spraying water ad the central features.

The African waterhole themed play area is expected to be a real highlight of the overall zoo experience and allows people the opportunity to cool off in the warmer months.

Safari Themed Playground structures

  • Numerous wildlife animals are available – download our safari catalogue here
  • https://natureworks.com.au/catalogue/safari/
  • Safari display theme playground Giraffes, zebras, lions, tigers, panthers are also available
  • Caravan Parks, Tourist Attractions, Environmental education facilities, events, film sets, water parks

We can help revitalise your customer experience. If your business needs help we have the expertise, knowledge, and ability to make it happen. Call and discuss your ideas now on 07 3289 7555.

Weight 70 kg
Dimensions 2700 x 1200 x 900 cm (L x W x H)


  • To get a price for this product (including delivery if required), please click the “add to my quote” button to add it to your quote list. You can then select any extras or specific requirements, and submit a quote request (see how to order).

Additional Extras

  • 2 pac finish is recommended for all products that will be used outside, to protect the finish. See product care guide
  • Mounting plates, hooks or other fixings can be requested when you ask for a quote.
  • Custom colours are available on most products.
  • If you plan to use the product in a child’s play area or a public space, please mention that when requesting a quote.
  • If you need to be able to dismantle or move it easily, let us know that too!
  • We can create custom versions of most designs, for example to change the size, pose or angle of a sculpture, or to include your branding on an integrated or separate sign. Just ask!


  • Delivery costs depend on location, packaging requirements, and quantity/type of items ordered. Items can be picked up from our office, or you can arrange your own freight.
  • International shipping available on request. 
  • Delivery times depend on stock availability & extras required. 
  • Let us know if you want delivery when you place a quote request, or contact us!

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