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Melbourne Playgrounds

If you need your kids to let off some steam, check out this list of the best children’s playgrounds and adventure parks dotted around Melbourne!

From large jungle gyms, to swing sets and massive slides, there are heaps of things for kids to enjoy at any of Melbourne’s Playgrounds

Melbourne Playgrounds – Best Children’s Adventure Parks CBD & Suburbs




Most of Melbourne’s Playgrounds will include slides, see saws and swings, as well as flying foxes and climbing equipment. Many playgrounds will also have shady areas where your kids can play in the outdoors, but safe from the sun.

You will find some playgrounds also have picnic tables and toilet facilities making them a great place to have a picnic with family and friends. Some playgrounds also have free BBQ facilities where you can gather in a group and enjoy a hot lunch.

Check out the list of Melbourne playgrounds below. You will find some playgrounds in and around the CBD, as well as many in the surrounding suburbs.



Albert Park

Albert Park, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice. The Melbourne...

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Fitzroy Gardens

Fitzroy Gardens

East Melbourne, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice. Cooks’...

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Jells Park

Jells Park

Wheelers Hill, VIC

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campgrounds, playgrounds, BBQ facilities, water drinking fountains, picnic shelters and tables, rotundas, toilets and viewing platforms are closed until further notice Jells...

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Princes Park

Princes Park

Carlton North, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Princes Park is one...

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Brimbank Park

Brimbank Park

Keilor East, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Melbourne’s Brimbank...

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Carlton Gardens

Carlton Gardens

Carlton, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Melbourne’s Carlton...

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Edinburgh Gardens

Fitzroy North, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Edinburgh Gardens is...

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Flagstaff Gardens

West Melbourne, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Flagstaff Gardens is...

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Elwood Beach

Elwood, VIC

Elwood Beach may not be the best beach in Melbourne, but it’s certainly one of the most popular family-friendly destinations – located just a short drive from the CBD. Once you reach Elwood, just take the...

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Fawkner Park

Fawkner Park

South Yarra, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Melbourne’s lush...

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Ruffey Lake Park

Templestowe, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Melbourne is home to...

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St Kilda Adventure Playground

St Kilda, VIC

The St Kilda Adventure Playground is a massive outdoor playground located in St. Kilda and is a great place to bring your kids for a fun day in the outdoors! With a huge range of obstacles and climbing structures to...

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Yarra Bend Park

Yarra Bend Park

Fairfield, VIC

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campgrounds, playgrounds, BBQ facilities, water drinking fountains, picnic shelters and tables, rotundas, toilets and viewing platforms are closed until further notice Just...

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Albert Park Lake

Albert Park Lake

Albert Park, VIC

Located in the leafy and green suburb of Albert Park, you’ll find Albert Park Lake. This gorgeous and beautifully maintained lake is one of the Melbourne’s top rowing, walking and weekend picnic spots – just...

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Royal Park

Royal Park

Parkville, VIC

Royal Park is stretched over 181 hectares, which makes it the largest inner-city park in Melbourne – located just 4kms from the northern end of the Melbourne CBD. Those driving to the park should drive north from...

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Wattle Park

Burwood, VIC

Wattle Park is a large parkland located in the suburban town of Burwood, just 18kms south-east from the Melbourne CBD. The park is home to hundreds of wattle trees, sporting venues, alongside historic buildings and...

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Coburg Lake

Coburg North, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Coburg Lake Reserve...

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Queens Park

Moonee Ponds, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Moonee Ponds is home...

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Point Cook Coastal Park

Point Cook Coastal Park

Point Cook, VIC

The Point Cook Homestead site, including the café, is currently closed to visitors however the Point Cook Coastal Park can still be accessed. The Point Cook Coastal Park is your gateway to a beautiful natural area just...

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Docklands Park

Docklands, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice The waterfront...

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Greenvale Reservoir

Greenvale Reservoir

Greenvale, VIC

Greenvale Reservoir Park is closed until further notice while upgrade works are progressing. During the closure Parks Victoria recommends the alternative of Woodlands Historic Park which is located 3.7km West along...

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Riverslide Skate Park

Riverslide Skate Park

Melbourne, VIC

Skate-lovers visiting the city of Melbourne, Riverslide Skate Park awaits you for an adventurous day of fun and skating, adding a little bit of adrenaline to your trip to Melbourne. Located within Alexandra Gardens on...

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JJ Holland Park

Kensington, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice JJ Holland Park is...

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Barkly Gardens

Richmond, VIC

In line with government guidelines to reduce Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, all playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, picnic tables and picnic areas and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice Barkly Gardens is a...

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St Kilda Botanic Gardens

St Kilda Botanic Gardens

St Kilda, VIC

The historic St Kilda Botanic Gardens date back to 1859 and is one of the city’s best maintained botanic gardens. With more than 800 trees, shrubs and flowering plants, this lush and leafy parkland boasts a serene and...

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Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park

Williamstown, VIC

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campgrounds, playgrounds, BBQ facilities, water drinking fountains, picnic shelters and tables, rotundas, toilets and viewing platforms are closed until further notice Point...

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