Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login

Kaboom @ Sydney Domestic Airport (T2)

by Carolyn Hopping (follow)
Gifts (17)      Children (7)      Toys (6)      Australia (134)      Sydney (42)      Mascot (1)      Games (1)      Collectibles (1)      Travel accessories (1)     
Once upon a time every suburb and country town had its very own toy shop. Not the big super-size stores of today, but small locally-owned concerns, often situated in quaint old-fashioned buildings with oodles of atmosphere, and chock-a-block full with all the playtime goodies that any child could want or need. Although they were only a fraction of the size of today’s massive mega-stores, they possessed an ambiance of mystique that is today, all but absent, despite the plethora of merchandise that their modern counterparts purvey. Recently, while passing through Sydney’s domestic airport terminal I stumbled upon a bright little shop which, for some reason, morphed me back to a time long ago, when as a child the great pleasure of my life was scouring the shelves of my small local toy store in search of tiny treasures.



kaboom


Situated next to the Food Hall at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2 (Domestic Terminal), Kaboom not only stocks a wide assortment of high quality toys, but also a great range of children’s books, travel accessories and quirky collectables that are perfect for hard-to-buy for friends and relatives, as well as restless young travel companions. Based on my personal experience, I can guarantee that adults will love this place as much as the kids.



kaboom


Kaboom is the kind of store that every airport needs, and hopefully in the future branches will open throughout the country. If you’ve ever travelled with young children then you’ll understand the need to be well-prepared with toys, books other and entertainment for the flight ahead, and this store provides a novel selection of boredom-busters for children of all ages. Fluffy toys of every description sit on shelves alongside Tosy Disco robots, Hot Wheels model cars, Pink Poppy products, Siku models, sturdy Fisher Price playthings, craft kits, Dora the Explorer stuff, Barbie dolls, Disney merchandise and much more. Grown-ups with a soft spot for their long-lost childhood may also be tempted by the store’s great range of retro toys and games, the Schleich plastic animals (believe it or not, these are prized by collectors) and the delectable Pez lolly dispensers.



kaboom


If you’re the parent of a young bookworm or two, the range of high-quality children’s books was extremely impressive as well. For very young kids, the wide assortment of reading material included the ever-popular Mr Men series and Little Golden Books, while there’s also a terrific range of both fiction and non-fiction titles for older children and teens, as well as some very good activity books that will easily keep them occupied during a long flight.



kaboom


Other great products that kids will enjoy, both during their holiday and back at home, include classic card games, domino sets, groovy kid-friendly headphones, loads of cool jewellery and even kids’ sunglasses. For young travel veterans, Kaboom also purveys children’s travel pillows, cute backpacks and great little wheelie suitcases.



toy shop


In conclusion, whether you need to buy a last-minute gift for friends and family members, would like some new diversions to keep your kids quiet during a long flight, or simply want to spoil yourself with a new fluffy toy or favourite childhood treat, Kaboom is the place to head for. A one-of-a-kind retail outlet, if you’re nostalgic for toy-shops from days long-gone-by, you’re sure to find this cheerful little shop as charming as I did. Unfortunately Kaboom doesn’t have a website, so if you want to check it out you’re going to have to visit the store in person.



toy shop


Kaboom is situated at Terminal 2 – Sydney Domestic Airport. It’s open from 6am until 10pm. To find out more, call the store on 02 8373 9532.



toy shop


Address: Sydney Domestic Airport (Terminal 2)

Opening Hours: 6am - 10pm

#Australia
#Sydney
#Mascot
#Toys
#Games
#Children
#Collectibles
#Gifts
#Travel accessories
I like this Article - 1
large map
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Carolyn Hopping
No visit to Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, would be complete without a visit to Central Mark...
5 likes
If you have a love for all things quirky and retro, then a visit to Pigeonhole is well overdue
5 likes
An online marketplace purveying gorgeous handcrafted and vintage wares from all around the world, Et...
5 likes
The tourist capital of Far Northern Queensland, Cairns boasts more than its fair share of great plac...
1 like
Situated on the South West Highway in the pretty hamlet of Balingup, the bold brick-red shop frontag...
5 likes
Fun, affordable and extremely addictive, papercraft is a term that encompasses the creative practice...
6 likes
view all articles by Carolyn Hopping
Articles by Carolyn Hopping on Other Hubs
Do your children love fairies, elves and other enchanted creatures? If so, they’ll enjoy creating th...
14 likes
Most children love monsters, and creating them in craft activities is always loads of fun as it allo...
11 likes
ID: 34813
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Website: www
1 like
Shopping at Officeworks is a great experience for those who love stationery, technology and even hom...
5 likes
Address: 1 Bay Street Broadway NSW 2007 Broadway Shopping Centre now managed by Mirvac opened...
3 likes
Address: 197 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Mid City Centre is another re-developed shopping cen...
3 likes
Address: 188 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Typo at Westfield Sydney is located at the urban lev...
7 likes
Address: Various David Jones stores in Sydney
9 likes
Address: 188 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Westfield Sydney, you're most welcome for coming int...
7 likes
A recent shopping discovery, and a $70 impulsive (but so needed) purchase came off the back on m...
7 likes
The Mozi boutiques are just stunning and ever so welcoming
8 likes
Westfield Bondi Junction is one hip and stylish shopping centre
5 likes
Categories
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version