When summer strikes, Aussies head for the beach or the pool. Our affinity with water is something that runs through our blood, a way of life when dealing with the torrid Australian heat. At Yellow Octopus, we’ve got everything you need to make this summer relaxing and enjoyable. Whether you’re lounging about on one of our inflatable toys, or enjoying a cold drink around the pool, we’re here to make sure you have some fun in the sun.
Having a swim on a hot summer’s day, one of life’s greatest pleasures. Escape the stifling heat and let the cool water soothe your soul. You might head down to the beach, or be lucky enough to own your own pool, or like most of us, find friends or family with a pool and invite yourself over. Make sure this summer you are equipped with the toys you need to take that pool time to the next level. It doesn’t matter whether you are a kid or a grown up, our huge selection of pool toys is sure to have you flopping and splashing about for hours on end.
Why not get a bit tropical this summer with some inflatable fruit from Sunnylife Australia. Designed in Sydney, the huge watermelon and pineapple inflatables are right on trend for 2015. Also from this great Australian company are the inflatable animals including a Moby Dick Whale, Toucan, Flamingo, Duck or Swan.
Our inflatable pool toy predators are also pretty cool, the Great White Shark and Nile Crocodile can be filled with water and used to squirt your friends! There is no end to the amount of fun you can have with all these tough and durable pool toys. And with affordable prices and fast delivery to Melbourne, Sydney, Perth….in fact anywhere Australia wide, these make the perfect Christmas gifts for men, women or kids!
If you can't find a pool, don't worry we live in Australia! We have some of the world's best beaches. In fact, our costline streches almost 50,000 kilometres and is linked by over 50,000 individual beaches. We've got surf beaches, white sand beaches, beaches to relax on, island paradises. The opportunities for having a salt-water swin are just endless.
We literally have the coolest stuff you can blow up and float on water. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get wet.
And if we haven’t got you enthused enough about having a dip this summer, here are 7 interesting swimming facts to impress your friends and family with:
1) Elephants can swim up to 32 kilometres a day! They use their trunk as a natural snorkel. Who would have though such a big and clumsy animal could do that… 2) 65% of people in the USA don’t know how to swim! Maybe they should come down under for some swimming lessons! 3) The average person creates enough saliva in their lifetime to fill 2 entire swimming pools. GROSS!! 4) You burn more calories with vigorous swimming that walking or biking! 5) The oldest swimming stroke is also the slowest – breaststroke! 6) The oldest historical depictions of swimming date back to 2500 BCE! 7) Benjamin Franklin invented swim fins!