North Brisbane Playgrounds

We only list the BEST playgrounds in Brisbane for Kids. You can be assured that every single park and playground on our North Brisbane Playground list will impress AND wear your little Brisbane Kids out so maybe.. just maybe.. you can have a nap.

Play area at Mount Cootha

In a brand new, four hectare development within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha, the Kuta Kids Playground is a unique and exciting play area to visit. Kuta Kids Playground — The Fun Opened in 2015 as part of... Read More


Victoria Park Playground in Herston | A unique destination for the whole family

Please note: This Playground is strictly for use by Victoria Park Golf Complex customers utilising the venue’s Bistro or Putt Putt services, and Victoria Park Golf Complex is strictly no BYO. The new playground at Victoria Park Golf Complex is a country homestead in the city where Brisbane Kids are free to make their own …

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Huxtable Park and Playground in Chermside West

Huxtable Park, in the northern suburb of Chermside West, is a green space that your Brisbane Kids can explore for hours. There are two playgrounds, a rainforest walk, barbecues, a basketball half court, a meandering creek with ducks and a bike path which connects all these elements together. Huxtable Park – The Fun Begin by parking …

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Westfield North Lakes Playground | Under the Sea Adventure

Most children would rather head to the playground instead of a shopping centre but at Westfield North Lakes you can do both! The ‘Under the Sea’ playground is the perfect place to take a break and let your little ones run free. Westfield North Lakes Playground The Fun Being able to break up a shopping trip with a …

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Kumbartcho Sanctuary | Wild Life and Native Reserve in Eatons Hill

Kumbartcho Sanctuary is a beautiful community managed forest reserve rich in native flora and fauna. Enjoy a day out with the family exploring the reserve, stopping for lunch and fun in the playground. Kumbartcho Sanctuary The Fun Saved from developers nearly 20 years ago, Kumbartcho is a community forest reserve located on over four hectares …

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7th Brigade Park in Chermside | Multiple play areas for all ages

With several different play areas, Seventh Brigade Park in Chermside is perfect for Brisbane Kids who love to run and climb. 7th Brigade Park The Fun The playground fronting Newman Road in Chermside is an alternative to the Kidspace Playground on the other side of 7th Brigade Park and is well worth a visit – especially if you …

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Waterfront Park in Newstead | Brisbane River-side Playground

Enjoy views of the Brisbane River while the kids run around the green open spaces and conquer the maritime-themed playground at Waterfront Park in Newstead. Waterfront Park The Fun Waterfront Park occupies a large area adjoining the Brisbane River, with lots of green space and bike/walking paths around the man-made lake and apartment buildings that sit …

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Walmsley Park in Narangba | Community Playground

The community playground at Walmsley Park is a fun and shady play space for younger Brisbane Kids. Walmsley Park The Fun Located next to the Narangba Community Hall, this fully fenced playground is great for toddlers and primary school aged Brisbane Kids. Shaded by trees and a shade sail, the playground features swings, a slide, bouncy rockers …

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Mitchelton Library Park | Books, Coffee and Playground

Mitchelton Library Park is a wonderful example of how local libraries are connecting with families and offering a variety of activities — indoor and out — that Brisbane Kids will love. Mitchelton Library Park — The Fun If you’re visiting this spot in the warmer months, it’s a good idea to play outdoors first, before it …

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Sarbi Park in Warner | The perfect park for kids and dogs in North Brisbane

This recently installed Warner park is loved by local families for its playground, fitness equipment, barbecues and dog off leash area. Set in a defense housing estate, it also fittingly features a sculpture of Sarbi – Australia’s most highly awarded explosives detection dog. Sarbi Park – The Fun The park has all the usual play …

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Frew Park in Milton | Milton Tennis Centre Park

Thank goodness the land on which the former Milton Tennis Centre used to rest has ended up as a public space. And what a wonderful space it is! Tennis courts, a massive green area, bbq facilities, a cafe and one of the coolest playgrounds in Brisbane. Make no mistake, this is a destination park … …

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Crockatt Park in Woody Point | Seaside Playground

Head to Crockatt Park in Woody Point for that holiday feeling of sea breezes, fish and chips, ice creams and plenty to keep your Brisbane Kids amused for the whole day. Crockatt Park — The Fun This park is situated in a beautiful spot near Redcliffe, overlooking the azure waters of Moreton Bay. The long flying fox is …

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Keong Park and Turner Playground | A hidden gem in Stafford

Tucked away in suburban Stafford on the north side of Brisbane is a gem of a park offering a fenced playground for all ages, a community centre available for hire, sports equipment, bike tracks and lots more. Read on to find out why a visit to Keong Park and Turner Playground is a must for …

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Frank Nichols Reserve in Warner | Variety and Fun

Brisbane Kids will have so much fun exploring this large park on the north side of Brisbane which has something for almost everyone, including the dog! Frank Nichols Reserve – The Fun For the big kids there are two basketball hoops, a cricket net, a large open space for Frisbee or football, and BMX mounds for bike riding …

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George Willmore Park in Ferny Hills | A Community Park for All Ages

George Willmore Park in Ferny Hills is jam-packed with equipment to keep Brisbane Kids of all ages entertained for hours, as well as having plenty of space to run free and lots of trees to provide many spots for a family picnic in the shade. George Willmore Park – The Fun This is a well-resourced …

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City Botanic Gardens Playground | CBD Play Space

This inner city playground is an excellent kid zone for all abilities and ages. City Botanic Gardens Playground – The Fun The new and improved playground in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens has been designed to host a range of sensory play, musical activities, imaginative and physical play. Here, parents can relax under the trees …

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Bracken Ridge Reserve Park in Bracken Ridge | A park with a view

Bracken Ridge Reserve Park’s elevated position provides a fabulous outlook for a lovely family picnic and a play. Bracken Ridge Reserve Park – The Fun Bracken Ridge Reserve Park is a spacious park on the crest of Bracken Ridge. Enter via Barrett Street for easy access to a large kids’ playground (with play equipment for …

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Lockrose Street Park in Mitchelton | Fenced and sheltered playground

There are so many positive aspects to Lockrose Street Park; an awesome fenced and shaded playground that is great for younger Brisbane Kids, water with ducks and lots of grassy space. Lockrose Street Park – The Fun Lockrose Street Park in Mitchelton is just fantastic. Not only is it fully fenced, but it has large …

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Walton Bridge Reserve in The Gap | Enoggera Creek Bikeway

Comprised of three distinct recreational spaces, Walton Bridge Reserve is ideally suited to nature lovers and little Brisbane explorers looking for a day of adventure. Walton Bridge Reserve – The Fun Walton Bridge Reserve is a fantastic destination playground and park that you could easily spend hours enjoying and exploring with your Brisbane Kids. Divided …

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Boundary Park in Everton Hills | Leafy neighbourhood playground

Separating Everton Hills from Mitchelton and Everton Park is Boundary Park, a lovely leafy park with a brightly coloured playground perfect for younger Brisbane Kids. Boundary Park – The Fun A small neighbourhood playground, Boundary Park in Everton Hills has a transport themed, brightly coloured play structure features gears and cogs and a steering wheel, whilst …

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Victoria Park at Herston | Central Brisbane Playground

The climbing net and suspended equipment make it perfect for “evading lava” and other imagination games where the ground is out-of-bounds. Victoria Park – The Fun A hidden gem – This playground is hidden away under mature shade trees behind the Centenary Pool complex off Gregory Terrace at Spring Hill. The climbing equipment and slide …

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TC Beirne Park | Hendra Toddler Playground

TC Beirne Park is a lovely shady park; perfect with a morning coffee and an energy filled toddler. TC Beirne Park – The Fun This lovely Hendra park is the perfect park for toddlers with numerous play opportunities on a variety of different play equipment. There is the spinning disc for the older toddlers who …

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Brisbane All Abilities Playgrounds for Kids

BRISBANE ALL ABILITIES PARKS WITH LIBERTY SWINGS Brisbane all abilities parks are thankfully becoming more widespread. The addition of Liberty Swings in many parks across the city is giving many Brisbane Kids and adults in wheelchairs the opportunity to experience the pleasure of having a real swing in the park. The Liberty Swing is an …

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Einbunpin Lagoon Parklands | Sandgate Lagoon Playground

Einbunpin Lagoon Parklands – The Fun Brisbane Kids on the north-side should check out the lovely Einbunpin Lagoon Parklands. Only a couple of minutes’ walk from the Sandgate train station, the lagoon and surrounding reserve is home to turtles, eels, ducks and other native birds. A great sheltered observation bridge allows Brisbane Kids to get …

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Brisbane Parks That Have Free Wifi

Brisbane Wi-Fi parks are making life easier for parents of Brisbane Kids. Adding to the existing fantastic features of some of our great Brisbane parks, bigger kids and adults can now take advantage of the FREE wireless internet access provided to many of the more popular playgrounds. The service is available 24 hours a day, …

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Neal McCrossan Park at Paddington | Fenced Playground for All Ages

A lovely fenced playground for Brisbane Kids of all ages to enjoy. Neal McCrossan Park – The Fun Neal McCrossan park is a lovely fenced playground located adjacent to Ithaca Pool & Paddington Community Centre. This inner city Brisbane park suits kids of all ages and presents the ideal chance to chill out with an …

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Jubilee Park in Bardon | Playground Under the Trees

Situated on Fletcher Parade and surrounded by Coronation Street, Crown Street and Empress Terrace, Jubilee Park includes a spacious fun playground, as well as a large grassed oval, several park benches, picnic tables and a fantastic bike path. Jubilee Park – The Fun Jubilee Park in Bardon is a popular North Brisbane park on the weekend for …

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John Oxley Reserve at Murrumba Downs | Nature Reserve

Little known, John Oxley Reserve delivers the opportunity to spend a day in the sun with your Brisbane Kids. John Oxley Reserve – The Fun If you were looking to uncover a new picnic spot then this is the northside Brisbane Park for you. The best thing about this park though is it has a …

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Bunnings Playgrounds

Fenced Brisbane Bunnings Playgrounds Bunnings isn’t just a grownups world, with plenty of DIY workshops for kids too. If you have a Brisbane kid over 5 they can take on projects like planter boxes, trucks & CD holders for FREE. Your local Bunnings may also go that step further to please, providing weekend activities like …

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Perrin Park at Toowong | Modern central playground

Hidden on a quiet street on the busy Toowong/Taringa border, Perrin Park is a welcome surprise and the perfect destination for energetic Brisbane Kids. Perrin Park – The Fun Perrin Park suits both small and big Brisbane Kids. The park features two bike paths – a figure-eight around the playground with “street signs” and a …

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Amity Playground at Redcliffe | Beachside Playground

A play in the seaside Amity Playground at Redcliffe could only be made better by a spot of fishing. Amity Playground – The Fun Amity Playground at Redcliffe was upgraded a couple of years ago, which helped it meet our WOW playground standard. The partially fenced playground includes swings, slides, a sandpit, a play ship, …

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Leslie Patrick Park at Arana Hills

Like a rainbow under the trees, Leslie Patrick Park has enough futuristic playground equipment to keep your Brisbane Kids occupied for hours. Leslie Patrick Park – The Fun This North Brisbane Playground has 2 sets of swings (one shaded), slides, many climbing opportunities and fun bouncing equipment. A lovely bike track circles the playground and …

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Melrose Park at Wooloowin | Perfect Family Park

Melrose Park in Wooloowin is perfect for bike, scooter and skateboard riding, whilst also having plenty of equipment and lots of grass for free play. Melrose Park – The Fun Melrose Park is a great Brisbane park and playground that is suitable for Brisbane Kids of all ages, as well as adults.  It has good …

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Fenced Parks in Brisbane

Fenced Parks in Brisbane First of all there aren’t many Fenced Playgrounds in Brisbane. In our opinion it is a sad case of council and developers forgetting about the real people that use these facilities. To help you find one we have created a list of Fenced Playgrounds in Brisbane. Here are the playgrounds we know …

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Teralba Park in Everton Park | Perfect picnic park

Teralba Park is a great location for a picnic, birthday or barbeque and is ideal for younger Brisbane Kids with its softfall base. Teralba Park – The Fun Teralba Park could be considered to be located at Mitchelton or Everton Park. Its playground is not your typical fort type playground. Instead, it features different levels …

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Lions Park in Woorim | Bribie Island park

Set back from the beach and shaded by trees is the Lions Park in Woorim – a fantastic park to escape to whilst avoiding the harsh sun of the middle of the day. Lions Park Woorim – The Fun The Lions Park has two fenced playgrounds with play equipment suited to slightly older Brisbane Kids. …

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North Lakes Playground at North Lakes | Aurora Boulevard Park

With North Lakes’ growing population being primarily made up of young families, it is no wonder that parks and playgrounds like the fantastic Aurora Boulevard Park are springing up everywhere. North Lakes Playground – The Fun Aurora Boulevard Park‘s playground will suit both little and bigger Brisbane Kids. It features a big grassy footy field, …

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Warner Lakes Playgrounds at Warner | Lake Reflections & HMAS Warner

This is a little unusual, but we have reviewed 2 playgrounds in the one estate together. We did this for a couple of reasons. We do wonder if by themselves they meet our ‘WOW’ standard, but together, and considering they are a short drive apart, we think they would qualify. Warner Lakes Playgrounds – The …

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Symphony Crescent Park at Burpengary | All Day Destination Park

An ideal all-day destination for families, there is so much equipment at Symphony Crescent Park that your Brisbane Kids will find it hard to try it all out in just one visit. Symphony Crescent Park – The Fun This north-side playground is a great all day destination for Brisbane Kids and families because of its …

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Milton Park in Milton | Milton Railway Park

Milton Park has a fantastic fenced playground with a cool train theme – perfect for hours of imaginative play for Brisbane Kids. Milton Park – The Fun Milton Park is a lovely shady and fully fenced playground with a train theme, making it super popular with Brisbane Kids everywhere. There is a slide, swings, a …

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Oriel Park in Ascot | Playground under the trees

Situated just minutes from the city, Oriel Park is a lovely fenced playground perfect for mums who want to let the kids run free and feel safe in knowing that they can’t get out! Oriel Park – The Fun Oriel Park boasts big beautiful shady trees to keep Brisbane Kids cool and out of the …

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DOB in a WOW playground Giveaway

DOB in a WOW Brisbane playground Giveaway Brisbane has so many amazing playgrounds it isn’t any wonder that our list is constantly growing with over 50 WOW playgrounds documented so far. WOW = impressive, generally with toilets (but not essential), we imagine that to be considered for our list a Brisbane Kid would get to …

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Downfall Creek McDowall | Raven Street Reserve

This is a truly special Brisbane park – there’s a playground, nature walks, educational centre for kids, and lots more at this suburban oasis. Downfall Creek – The Fun The Downfall Creek playground and bushland centre is part of the Raven Street Reserve, which forms part of the Chermside Hills Reserve. The playground is a …

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Lower Moora Park Shorncliffe

Lower Moora Park is the perfect seaside playground with a bit of sand, a fantastic playground and lots and lots of lovely shade to have afternoon BBQ’s with an ocean view. Lower Moora Park – The Fun This is more than just a fabulous playground, it is day trip material for some Free Fun for …

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Albany Creek Library Park – books, playground, fun

A library filled with treasures for children and an adjoining, fenced playground – what more could a Brisbane Kid (or her parents) ask for? Albany Creek Library Park – The Fun This may not be the biggest or fanciest playground in Brisbane, but it does have a number of positives for families. Firstly, there are …

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Dorrington Park at Ashgrove | Enchanted Forest Playground

Hidden down a laneway in Ashgrove, the Enchanted Forest at Dorrington Park is an awesome shaded playground for Brisbane Kids. Dorrington Park – The Fun Dorrington Park, otherwise known as the Enchanted Forest, is a well-known Ashgrove park and playground. Its leafy location and equipment make it ideal for playground play any time of year. …

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Decker Park in Brighton | Seaside Playground

This lovely seaside playground is a favourite for families because in addition to the impressive playgrounds, there is also the lure of the waterfront. Decker Park – The Fun A new section of playground has recently been added to Decker Park making it bigger and better. As with most beachside playgrounds Decker Park has sandy …

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John Goss Reserve in Chermside West | Picnic and play destination

Coupled with the wide variety of play equipment, the numerous picnic spots and shelters within the John Goss Reserve make it an ideal location for a whole day out in the park with your Brisbane Kids. John Goss Reserve – The Fun This is a unique reserve and more like a toddler and bigger kids’ …

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Kidspace Playground in Chermside | Awesome Fort Playground

A mammoth fort creation likely to bring about a gasp of excitement from any Brisbane Kid. Kidspace Playground – The Fun The first thing that will occur to you with this playground is the immense size- it is huge. This is a creative playground with a fairy tower and rocket control tower. Slides, ramps, swings …

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Kalinga Park in Clayfield | Nature themed treehouses

Kalinga Park truly is a destination playground – your Brisbane Kids could amuse themselves all day with the multitude of play experiences on offer. Kalinga Park – The Fun Kalinga Park has some incredible playground equipment. Following a nature theme, Brisbane Kids will love the tree-house structures, including stairs, bridges and slides. The playground also …

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Grinstead Park in Enoggera | Massive fort playground

Despite Grinstead Park’s  playground being subject to some controversy over its supposed all abilities status and the fact that it has not been fenced, it is an awesome playground for all Brisbane Kids. Grinstead Park – The Fun Grinstead Park features a huge fort style playground under huge shade sails with swings, slides and various …

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Hidden World Playground in Fitzgibbon

A wonderful hidden playground with a playful vibe, open and wonderful for happy active kids. Hidden World Playground – The Fun Hidden World Playground is a wonderful north Brisbane playground you can find at the dead end of fairly unremarkable suburban road. As you approach the end of the road, you will be greeted by a crazy colourful …

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Lanham Park in The Grange | The Grange Library Park

After exploring the treasures of The Grange Library, be sure to step outside and check out the colourful playground which offers exciting play opportunities for Brisbane Kids. Lanham Park – The Fun This is a lovely park situated behind the Grange library. The partially fenced playground has so many special features: from counting and sign …

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New Farm Park at New Farm | Fun by the river

A great park for both kids and adults of all abilities and interests, at any time of the year!! New Farm Park – The Fun To call New Farm Park a ‘park’ is a slight understatement, considering it occupies approximately 37ha of land and sees over 15000 visitors and Brisbane Kids each weekend. The New …

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Hamilton Recreation Reserve at Hamilton | Inner City Park

Hamilton Recreation Reserve is a fantastic inner city playground for Brisbane Kids of all ages. Hamilton Recreation Reserve – The Fun Hamilton Recreation Reserve is a huge playground with sandpits and bike paths for young children.  Some areas of the playground are sheltered by shade sails. The awesome traffic track is good for Brisbane Kids …

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Woolcock Park at Red Hill | Sensory inner city playground

Boasting a fabulous slide for the older children, Woolcock Park also features great bike paths that are perfect for those Brisbane Kids who want something a little extra. Woolcock Park – The Fun Due to its close proximity to the Red Hill Special School, Woolcock Park’s rejuvenation has resulted in a ‘sensory’ theme. With the …

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Scarborough Beach Park | Beachside Playground

Scarborough Beach Park offers the best of all worlds with trees to climb, sand to play with and sea to swim in. It also offers unique play equipment in a fully fenced playground! Scarborough Beach Park – The Fun Scarborough Beach Park is a fully fenced and partly shaded playground made up of two play areas …

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Roma Street Parkland

An inner city oasis, Roma Street Parkland is centrally located and provides several areas for Brisbane Kids to explore, including playgrounds, walking trails and ponds containing wildlife. Roma Street Parkland – The Fun Roma Street Parkland are situated in the heart of the city and is an amazing place to visit with your Brisbane Kids.  Spread …

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Samford Village Park in Samford | John Scott Park

With its variety of play equipment and facilities, and its great proximity to cafés and shops, this Samford Park is a fantastic destination for a picnic with your Brisbane Kids. Samford Village Park – The Fun Situated off Main Street, and surrounded by niche art and craft stores, cafes and a nice open stretch of …

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Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine | All abilities picnic park

Pine Rivers Park is large park, with many great features suited to all abilities, including two impressive playgrounds, an amazing Liberty Swing, bike paths and much more. Pine Rivers Park – The Fun The massive Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine is a fantastic picnic destination the whole family will love. Some of the fabulous features include the awesome …

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Suttons Beach Park | Redcliffe Fort Playground

Suttons Beach Park provides a picturesque play for Brisbane Kids in a secure fenced playground. Suttons Beach Park – The Fun The drawcard of Suttons Beach Playground is in its numerous parking spots and its proximity to a truly lovely patrolled beach, perfect for your Brisbane Kid. The playground is fenced off and features all …

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Anzac Park in Toowong | Homestead fun in the park

Anzac Park is all about giant trees, duck ponds and flying foxes. What isn’t there to enjoy about this North Brisbane Playground?! Anzac Park – The Fun Anzac Park features swings, seesaws, climbing structures and ladders. In fact, it has everything a little adventurer could want. The playground is unfenced and sprawling. It also has …

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Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve in Upper Kedron | All abilities play space

This North Brisbane Park at Upper Kedron, otherwise known as Upper Kedron Recreational Park, is yet another example of a suburban park that meets our tough standards to be considered a WOW playground. Upper Kedron Park – The Fun Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve boasts an awesome playground with a climbing net that enables your Brisbane …

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Pelican Park in Clontarf

Come fly a kite, paddle in the ocean, watch the pelicans or explore the all abilities playground with your Brisbane Kids at beautiful Pelican Park. Make sure you pack your hat and sunscreen as you may stay all day! Pelican Park – The Fun This expansive park, located as you exit the bridge into Clontarf, is a …

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