South Brisbane Playgrounds

This category is about South Brisbane Playgrounds but also includes Logan and Ipswich to ensure you don’t miss any that fall on the border or are still fairly close to you.

What to look for

All the playgrounds on the Brisbane Kids website are worth travelling to. We avoid listing small local parks and try and stick to the ones that have the wow factor or something unique and different to make them worth the drive. We have made this decision even easier and included a quick fact list for you and a heap of photos to ensure you know what to expect when you arrive.

Park Reviews that matter to you

Brisbane Kids playground reviews offer an overview for quick reading, special needs considerations, ideas for imagination and a quick fact list to make it easy to see what facilities are on offer at the playground of your choice.

Here at Brisbane Kids, we don’t just love kids, we love fur babies too! Dogs are part of our families and we want to give them a good life, with lots of stimulating walks and play times. There are loads of amazing places to walk our pets around
Teviot Downs Park is nestled in the quiet suburb of New Beith, surrounded by thick bushland. Very rarely can we use the words
Harmony Gardens is a fun inner south neighbourhood park with a few special touches. HARMONY GARDENS - THE FUN The playground
Les Atkinson Park in Sunnybank is a spacious park with a tranquil pond, two playgrounds, bushland, fitness area and plenty of
Karawatha Forest Park is not only important wildlife haven but home to a fascinating Discovery Centre, numerous walking tracks,
Stoneleigh Reserve Park is a unique farm themed park where Brisbane Kids can engage in imaginative play. Stoneleigh Reserve
Whites Hill Reserve in Camp Hill is a 171-hectare nature and sport recreation reserve with walking tracks, lookouts, playing
Karalgerie Park has a colourful little playground that is ideal for toddlers or primary-school children to climb and
At the end of a dead-end street in Jamboree Heights, you will uncover one of the best-kept secrets in the Western suburbs - a
The Riverside Green Playground has had an upgrade and is now the coolest playground in Brisbane! Better known as the South
Located right on the Brisbane River at East Brisbane is the shady oasis of Mowbray Park that contains nautical themed play
Located on a lovely stretch of the Brisbane River, Hardcastle Park is the perfect place to escape to on a hot Summer afternoon.
With vast green plains, two great playgrounds, a duck pond, river jetty for fishing and a hill perfect for rolling down or
If you’re returning from a holiday or day trip in the Scenic Rim area, it is well worth calling in to Jubilee Park in
Roselea Park, opened in July 2014, is an adventure playground for all ages located in Shailer Park. Roselea Park - The
This inner city playground is an excellent kid zone for all abilities and ages. City Botanic Gardens Playground – The Fun The
Riverdale Park in Meadowbrook is a very large park with many large open spaces for kicking a ball, plenty of tracks for
The NEW 'Funderwood Hollow' Spielart adventure playground opened at Underwood Park on 1st July 2014. Check out the photos below
A brand new community super park opened on 25th January 2014 that is jam-packed with facilities for all ages. This precinct will
Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve is a fun packed reserve that will have your Brisbane Kids enthralled and entertained for
Shailer Pioneer Park caters for all age groups. This park, with sporting arenas and a playground is perfect for the whole
Expansive river views and a boat shaped play structure make Vic Lucas Park especially attractive to little pirates and families
Graceville’s Simpsons Playground, with its nautical themed play equipment, is located right next to the Brisbane River, making
Mount Gravatt Park’s grassy spaces and playground, with its climbing activities and swings, are great for active Brisbane Kids
The basic playground at Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve is definitely more suited to younger Brisbane Kids; however the area is
Meadowlands Picnic Ground in the Minnippi Parklands has a basic playground more suited to younger Brisbane Kids, but has lots of
Meadowlands Park, an area of the nature-filled Minnippi Parklands, has some fantastic play equipment that is protected by large
George Clayton Park in Wynnum provides the ideal location for a full day of enjoyment with your Brisbane Kids. Pack a picnic and
Gainsborough Park in Mackenzie is perfect for a little family picnic; with play equipment, wide bike and walking paths and
DM Henderson Park has a wide variety of facilities for Brisbane families. It’s the perfect natural setting for a picnic and a
Carrington Green Park in Carina feels like a neighbour’s big backyard. The play equipment and open grassy spaces will keep
The playground at Alexander Park is minimal; however, when coupled with the adjacent playing fields, the park is perfect for
Whilst not a huge space, the features of Abbeville Street Park are suited to Brisbane Kids of a variety of ages, with a
Short Street Park’s major drawcard is the open space that allows Brisbane Kids and their families plenty of room to either soak
With a variety of play equipment and some great climbing trees, there’s plenty to occupy Brisbane Kids at Majestic
The spacious sheltered playground at Kianawah Road District Park will provide your Brisbane Kids with hours of
The awesome variety of equipment on offer at Hawthorne Park enables every member of your Brisbane family to relax and enjoy
With two playgrounds that may be better suited to toddlers and younger Brisbane Kids, CB Mott Park is perfect for all ages as a
Jindalee Park is a small park with a great fort structure and lots of grass for running. It’s the perfect after school
A fantastic all abilities playground for Brisbane Kids, this playground has something to hold every family member’s
Another fantastic inner-city playground, Orleigh Street Playground at West End is a great little park for confident climbers!
Located next to the Brisbane River, Sumners Road Park features awesome tracks and dirt jumps for skate and BMX loving Brisbane
Adjacent to Gordon Thompson Cricket Field in Chelmer, you will find George Scarlett Park – a small neighbourhood playground for
Featuring a shiny new adventure playground, Rotary Park has numerous awesome slides, plus fun animal-shaped climbing equipment
The wide range of facilities found at Underwood Park, including the awesome Funderwood Hollow adventure playground, makes
Timberland Park’s awesome traffic track and modern wooden playground make it an ideal destination for active Brisbane
The play equipment in Svoboda Park is adventurous and plentiful, with so much space for Brisbane Kids to
Springwood Park’s big, colourful playground is surrounded by lush green grass and tall shady trees, making it the perfect
Just like someone’s cool backyard, Macquarie Way Park is contained enough to allow parents some relaxation before you all
Nestled within a quiet residential area, King Street Park in Kuraby is an ideal tree-shaded playground for younger Brisbane
Get your Brisbane Kids closer to nature at Berrinba Wetlands, where they’ll learn more about the natural environment. Berrinba
Crestmead Park with playgrounds and skatepark is a fantastic community park, set on a large parcel of green space, dotted with
With two separate play areas and lots of grass, JJ Smith Memorial Park is a great spot for picnicking with Brisbane Kids of all
For both young and older active Brisbane Kids, Greenways Esplanade Park offers plenty of enjoyment. Greenways Esplanade Park -
Gowan Road Park is a lush green space that is fantastic for wildlife spotting. Gowan Road Park - The Fun Gowan Road Park, or
Forestglen Park is set back from the main road, making this a relaxing place to spend time with your entire family. Forestglen
Think of a playground gone hyper on a power station and this doesn't even begin to explain the extent of how AWESOME this Ken
"This lovely seaside playground is a climbers paradise, facility heavy and sea views to take you well away from reality" Bayside
Small but fenced, Arnwood Place is an awesome place to unleash a toddler while you relax with a coffee and book. Arnwood Place
Beth Boyd Park is a lovely seaside playground with lots of opportunity for play together with the facilities for a wonderful
BRISBANE ALL ABILITIES PARKS WITH LIBERTY SWINGS Brisbane all abilities parks are thankfully becoming more widespread. The
Brisbane Wi-Fi parks are making life easier for parents of Brisbane Kids. Adding to the existing fantastic features of some of
Riverheart otherwise known as Bob Gamble Park goes above and beyond a standard park- truly a masterpiece that demonstrates the
Bulimba Riverside Park is a wonderful park that is situated right next to the Brisbane River and is suitable for both big and
Some Brisbane parks are designed with fun in mind and Glindemann Park at Holland Park is one of those gems. The best part about
With its leafy outlook, incredible playground and plentiful bike paths,  Calamvale District Park is one of the best
Fenced Brisbane Bunnings Playgrounds Bunnings isn’t just a grownups world, with plenty of DIY workshops for kids too. If you
A huge wildlife-filled park in the western suburbs of Brisbane, Biambi Yumba Park has something to amuse Brisbane Kids of all
Carindale Recreations Reserve, also known as Rocket Park boasts a space-themed playground set within a shady nature
Fenced Parks in Brisbane First of all there aren't many Fenced Playgrounds in Brisbane. In our opinion it is a sad case of
South Bank Parklands Aquativity area offers hours of water-play fun for Brisbane Kids of all ages. Aquativity The
Grab some fresh fish and chips from across the road and spend the afternoon soaking up the sunshine at Lota Park in Lota. Lota
With flying foxes, slides, picnic spots and bike tracks, what’s not to love about Colmslie Beach reserve!! Colmslie Beach
If your Brisbane Kid loves trains, they’ll LOVE Ewing Park! Ewing Park - The Fun If your Brisbane Kids love trains, this park
Rocks Riverside Park is huge and will amaze even the most astute playground lover, with something on offer to please every member
Bulimba Memorial Park is one of those Brisbane Playgrounds that speaks volumes about the lifestyle that Brisbane is so lucky to
Booker Place Park in Bellbowrie is surrounded by nature, making it a peaceful destination for a play and a picnic with your
Rafting Ground Reserve has a great nature inspired atmosphere and plenty of space to play and explore for your adventurous
Doug Larsen Park has small playgrounds and a lovely outlook, making it the perfect picnic destination with Brisbane Kids. Doug
This playground is located in a lovely tranquil spot in Brookwater, and is surrounded by trees and gardens. With separate play
This awesome all-abilities playground in south-east Brisbane has space and fun by the bucketful – perfect for a big family
Beneath the hustle and bustle of the Story Bridge, you’ll find Captain Burke Park with a great boat-themed playground for
Queens Park in Ipswich is a destination more than a park with animals to see, playgrounds to adventure on and gardens to
Alexander Clark Park is the perfect park for the whole family, fishing for the older Brisbane Kids, play for the younger ones,
The expansive nature of Mt Cotton Community Park is a major drawcard, offering almost limitless play and exploration
Robelle Domain is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the park, as it
Discovery Park is where beautiful lake meets nautical-themed playground. It is a great place for parents to relax and kids to
Backing onto the White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Estate, Grande Park at Springfield Lakes is a huge park surrounded by
Coupled with the safe swimming environment of Thompson’s Beach, WH Yeo Park provides a great family destination for picnics and
This awesome playground is suited to Brisbane Kids of all ages, is an easy walk to several public transport options and is
Wynnum Kids Water Park and Playground is a summer playground dream for Brisbane Kids! This playground and water park will save

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