Looking for a little backyard inspiration? Look no further – we’ve found the ultimate summer setup. Pool, ping pong, and a playground that takes up half the backyard! These are only a few of the fantastic features in this epic backyard.

This insane set-up comes with a summer camp full of activities for kids (and adults). According to Home Junkie, the whole set-up was designed by a very handy father for his very lucky kids. Backyard inspiration goals for sure!

We’re unsure of the exact location but if we were to guess, we’d go with Texas. The patio painted as a massive Texas flag kind of gives it away…

We love summer. And Texas! Source: Home Junkie

Living the backyard dream

Let’s take a look at all the toys on offer in this stunning space. First off, we’ve got an above-ground sparkling pool complete with a basketball hoop and a waterslide.

Head down the stairs and you reach the Texas deck with a massive hammock and ping pong table.

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Or, head up the stairs to reach a playground that doubles as a wooden fortress. Not only are there two covered slides, but also a big swing, plus another double slide, a rock climbing wall and plenty of pathways to explore.

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Source: Home Junkie

Look underneath the double slide and there’s also a pretty cool sand pit.

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And check out how awesome it looks all lit up at night. You’ve undone yourself, dad!

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Source: Home Junkie

But this is only part of the summer fun. There’s also a shed full of toys undercover in case it gets too hot out in the sun. Inside we’ve got a full bar, two televisions, a pool table and a hot tub.

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From another angle we also see there’s a baby swing and some dart boards plus plenty of funky and colourful decor to inspire conversation starters.

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Hey, I like your big blue wall of turtles.

Thanks, mate. Me too. 

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Now, I don’t know about you, but this set-up is basically my summer dream. A pool, a bar, plenty of games – sign me up! Heck, I’ll even bring the kids with me.

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Looking for more backyard inspiration? We’ve got a few cool cubby house makeovers to check out.

This family made a pretty amazing outdoor area using a Bunnings cubby house. Complete with a cubby, slide, a gorgeous deck, a swing set, pergola, and sun chairs, this space is stunning to say the least!

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Eleesha started with the Bunnings cubby house and took it to new heights. Source: Instagram

We also love this incredible two-story cubby made by a very talented dad.

dad designs epic cubby house for daughters

We’ve also featured a few amazing cubby houses you can pick up from some of the big names in outdoor play. No DIY needed. This one from Castle and Cubby (below) is beautiful!

Castle and Cubby Zimi
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Or, you can stick to the popular Kmart cubby house. Check out a few ways families have decorated them below:

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe. When the mum-of-three is not writing, you can find her floating in the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach, bouncing her baby to sleep or nagging her older kids to put on their pants.

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