Top Playgrounds in VIC

This is a sanctuary for creative play, decorated with community art that will inspire and capture the imagination of people of all ages and all abilities.
Duncan Street in Templestowe Lower
Skinners
Both the South Melbourne & St Kilda Adventure playgrounds are often referred to as neighbourhood “backyards” and give children the chance to use their imagination and take risks in a safe environm.
Address: Entrance between 209 & 211 Dorcas Street in South Melbourne
Brilliant park with everything you could think of! Very new park. We've ridden our bikes there and driven, never any problems. We have a 2 year old and he loves racing around and trying all the differ.
Victory Blvd in Ashburton
Giant Slide Park
This an excellent playground.
Scotch Parade in Chelsea
This is one of the best playgrounds in the east.
Parring Road in Balwyn
Pirate Ship Playground
Awesome playground for older kids especially..
Carnival Pl in Point Cook
This is probably our favourite park.
Jim Abernethy Memorial Dr in Bayswater
A magical garden where children can play and explore, paddle, hide, dig, climb and generally have a wonderful time. Lots of special features including a wetland, rainforest, bamboo forest, rocky gorge.
Birdwood Avenue in South Yarra
Rocket Park
Worth investigating with the open space, playground equipments and most of all they are just under 10 years old....New.....
Norfolk Drive in Narre Warren
Bright Kids Playground
Great accessible playground with ramps. According to my kids it's the best playground ever..
Gavan St in Bright
Great park, amazing long long slide and hill to climb. Great for toddlers to primary school age.
Seymour Rd in Elsternwick
Diamond Valley Railway Park
The main attraction of this playground is probably the miniature railway, which operates most Sundays 11am to 5pm.
Main Rd in Eltham
This playground can get busy, and for good reason.
Cranbourne Road in Frankston
Great park lots of open space, ducks and birdlife. Plenty of shade and great coffee..
Mount Alexander Rd in Moonee Ponds
Fantastic adventure playground for the kids with a pirate ship, swings and slides to play on. Next to family friendly mountain bike trails. Watch out for the river, it is not fenced from the playgroun.
River Reserve Road in Anglesea
KidsTown is a fantastic playground for the whole family.
Midland Hwy in Shepparton
Lake Pertobe has everything.
Pertobe Road in Warrnambool
Ardrie Park is particularly pretty, with rows of grand trees and freshly planted flower beds spaced throughout the well-kept lawns.
Ardrie Road in Malvern East
Dragon slide and giraffe swing nicely hidden in the gardens..
Clarendon Street in East Melbourne
Beautiful playground for all ages - a flying fox, swings, football pitch, BBQ's, small maze, slides, half a basketball court - and most importantly the pond with the ducks to feed!.
Glenelg Drive in Mentone
Nice and shady park. Lots of equipment..
Jackson St in Westgarth
This park is great even though it's only stage one. Stage two is still to come..
Buckingham Crescent in Sunshine West
Swings, two slides, climbing frame, two slides. Right next to railway line, great for train lovers. Great for toddlers and younger kids. Not a lot for older kids..
Mountain View Rd in Montmorency
Cranbourne RBG
This is a gem of a playground.
Ballarto Rd in Cranbourne South
Edited Jan 2014: This is a lovely playground nestled under a stand of gum trees.
Main Road in Eltham
This is a great park for people who like to spin, says our son.
Glen Park Road in Bayswater
A park for all ages!! Bring your bike for the path that surrounds the park, as well as the big play oval next-door. Tables and seat on the perimeter and two sets of swings provides ample rest areas to.
Smart St in Hawthorn
Barwon Heads Foreshore playground is near the bridges that cross the Barwon River with a range of equipment for all ages on a sand base. Wheelchair access is limited to pathways, BBQ and shelter. Acce.
Flinders Parade in Barwon Heads
Awesome and new park !!!!.
Inverness St in Clarinda
Huge wooden adventure playground including swings and slides.
164 Thomas Street in Hampton
Emerald Lake
This playground is great for the family with kids of varying ages-it caters for younger kids as well as older kids, as well as the parents with the outdoor gym equipment!! Great fun for us all, and ke.
Emerald Lake Road in Emerald
I must admit that this playground really is very good.
Springvale Road in Glen Waverley
Excellent park. Two playgrounds for variety and age, skate park, varying swings (inc hammock) and edible herb garden all next to soccer pitch and footy oval..
Sunset Strip in Jan Juc
Gorgeous local playground that makes excellent use of a limited space on a wide median strip.
Danks Street in Albert Park
Perfect place to stretch your legs during a long drive. Nice cafe and supermarket nearby to grab something to eat..
High Street in Wedderburn
This playground is recent.
Nepean Highway in Carrum
Great for kids of all ages, plenty to do and there's even an old loco to look at..
Cureton Avenue in Mildura
Livvi's Place Errington Reserve
Alice's Playspace is beautiful.
Main Road East in St Albans
Great place for a feed, and for the kids to let off steam..
Prince St in Rosedale
Beautifully kept little playground with plenty of seating and clean toilets. Has good tap for refilling water bottles and close to shops for a snack. No shade over equipment but good shade over seatin.
Howard Lane in Sea Lake
Excellent small park with nice shade and facilities.
Grant Street South in Inglewood
This park is amazing. Kids and adults alike will love it..
Whittlesea Kinglake Rd in Kinglake
Princes Hwy in Stratford
Fantastic playground in beautiful setting in a lovely town. Bakery within walking distance for coffees and snacks. Skate park and library adjacent to playground. Lots of shady trees..
O'Donnell Ave in Myrtleford
Victoria Park Lake
This is a very impressive playground set right beside Victoria Park Lake. It is fully fenced and contains heaps of equipment, but is not too spread out..
Tom Collins Drive in Shepparton
Loads of fun for older kids who like to climb! Good for my 3,5,6,7 yr old boys!.
Hugh King Dr in Mildura
Ideal stop for long trips. Stop for a rest, a feed and a run around for the kids, all undercover. Great pies at the local shop..
Yarck Rd in Yarck
It's good, no, it's the best. It has shady trees and heaps of great stuff to play on. The toilets are clean, but would be better if the door didn't get stuck..
Bent St in Leongatha
Amazing playground with equipment for all ages. It shows that much money and great thought and planning was put into this lovely park in the new re-built Marysville. Balancing and climbing structures,.
Murchison St in Marysville
Large. Multi-age. BBQ, public toilets, enclosed dog park..
Huon St in Wodonga
Excellent pirate/sea themed park. Not particularly large but with good bbq.
Lawrence St in Wodonga
Playground has 2 sets of swings, giant climbing frame with 2 slides, seesaw, water fountain, lots of native shrubbery, BBQ and shade currently being built, lots of grass and pathways..
Forrest St in Ardeer
An exceptional feature is the giant slide (suitable from about two).
Park Crescent in Caulfield North
A fantastic park suitable for all age groups and abilities. This is a very large and very popular playground situated away from the roads, easily accessed by a couple of car parks. Part of the playgr.
Wheatley Road in Bentleigh
Hays Paddock is the grand pinnacle of playgrounds; they simply don't come better than this.
Longstaff Street in Kew East
Near new playground with modern equipment. Plenty of swings, slides and climbing towers. Minature Montrose shopping village for imaginative play. Reasonable fencing and basic toilet. More facilities t.
Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd in Montrose
This is a roofed adventure playground, suitable for all ages. A small sand pit and play area is attached for babies and small toddlers. The main playground is undercover with lots of climbing, jumping.
Wattletree Rd in Eltham North
Fanatastic playground for all ages - 3 flying foxes (one with toodler strap), a pendulum swing, big climbing frame, great under cover BBQ area and toilets close by. There is also a skate ramp just abo.
Oriel Rd in Heidelberg West
The St Kilda Adventure playground & Skinners Adventure playground in South Melbourne are often referred to as a neighbourhood “backyards” and give children the chance to use their imagination and take risks in a safe environment.
Off Neptune Street in St Kilda
Very big. Slides, swings, disabled access swing..
Windmill Dr in Lake Wendouree
Heaps of interesing things for Children..
Fulham Road in Rowville
Ruffey Lake Park is most impressive with two significant playgrounds on either side of vast, rolling parklands. The playgrounds have something for all ages, are interesting, have shade and are situate.
Victoria Street in Doncaster
This park is set in a lush grassy park with concrete meandering bike paths and plenty of room for ball games and a basketball hoop. The playground is at the back of the park away from busy Jasper Roa.
Cnr Jasper Rd and Mortimore St in Bentleigh
Artplay Playground
Birrarung Marr is well worth a trip into the city to visit.
Birrarung Marr in Melbourne
This playground is excellent for the under 4s. It is completely shaded by sails, and has a sand floor. Bright and colourful with plenty of room between the activities. Lots of climbing through colo.
Dendy Street in Brighton
This playground has just been constructed in 2012.
Winfield Rd in Balwyn North
Rebuilt late last year. Includes a massive pirate ship with a climbing nets and slides, as well as a smaller ship for toddlers. Plenty of swings, including a bird's nest-style one. Sandpit, spinners, .
Parkside Blvd in Carrum
Along with the various clusters of playgrounds and BBQs in this park there is a Farm. Attached to the Farm (but free to enter) is a fabulous Playspace for great toddlers and young children. There are .
Fairway Dr in Bundoora
Awesome park!.
Alfred Crescent in Fitzroy North
Updated early 2009. Directly next to Chelsea Surf Living Saving Club. Playground has a nautical look with a big lighthouse. Play equipment for all ages. Boardwalks for easy access. BBQ facilities & ta.
Camp Street in Chelsea
All children love to make a lot of noise and they have a wide choice of play equipment at this playground.
Gaffney Street in Coburg
Braeside Park is a perfect place to ride your bike or walk then stop off for a picnic/bbq. The entry is free and there are free electric barbecues. It is educational, part of Parks Victoria and has di.
Lower Dandenong Road in Braeside
This park has some large open spaces ideal for frisbee or kite flying and three distinct play areas to suit kids of all ages.
Micham Road in Mitcham
There are 3 play areas at this park as well as a basketball court and plenty of room to move.
Rathdowne Street in Carlton
Best park ever. Has sun shade and great for toddlers. Has barbecue facility as well..
Tyrone St in Ormond
Two playgrounds at either side of an open space. One is small and sheltered by trees, ideal for younger children. The other is more open and larger, however new poles have appeared that look like they.
Orchard St in Armadale
New playground (June 2013).
Kangaroo Rd in Murrumbeena
Huge playground built with community fundraising, with heaps to do for all ages. Beautiful setting, with creek nearby and bike paths. There is a lovely shaded BBQ area. Mountains are a beautiful back .
12 Nicholson Street, Woodend in Woodend
Pleasantly surprised.
Anderson Rd in Hawthorn East
Great playground, clean, big & spacious. Beautiful grass & shade..
Park Ln in Lancefield
Great park for families with littlies / toddlers..
Barwon Ct in Croydon Hills
Nice quite little corner of Doncaster East, lovely surrounding park. A toilet would have made this place 5-star (or did I miss it...?).
Landscape Dr in Doncaster East
This is a nice park, situated right next to the Kew Traffic School. There is a great array of climbing equipment, plus swings, flying fox, monkey bars and spring riders. A little further along are som.
Grange Rd in Kew
Two large forts and an extra-long flying fox are the main attractions here. There's also a separate, huge climbing wall, two sets of swings and ample open space around the park. Highly recommend..
Alpha St in Balwyn North
Recently updated this playground is now sparkly new with older baby, toddler equipment and older children equipment. Two awesome tunnel slides. And if you walk over the lake there is the flying fox pa.
De Chene Parade in Coburg North
My 19 month old boy loves this playground, there is fort type structures with slides etc but there is also monkey bars, climbing web and flying fox for older kids. There is also large sporting grass a.
Centre Dandenong Rd in Heatherton
Visited this playground for the first time today after seeing it many times and thinking it was the sort of playground I would have loved. Is all wooden and very different as it apparently was built .
Aughtie Drive in Middle Park
Best playground in the western suburbs of Melbourne.
Langs Rd in Ascot Vale
Set in a large garden surrounded by ovals.
Cnr Hyde & Somerville Road in Brooklyn
Parents and Children's comments:.
Watersprite Blvd, Jacksons Hill in Sunbury
Hastings Foreshore
This is a really great playground located next door to a swimming centre and large walkingbike park.
Marine Parade in Hastings
One of the best playgrounds on Phillip Island and it's handy to know where they are if you're there for a holiday!.
The Esplanade in Cowes
This is a lovely inner city park with lots of mature shade trees, an undercover picnic area, and fairly new playground equipment.
Bastings St in Northcote
This shady, I guess newish playground is away from the road and next to the enclosed Kilsyth 'The Bridge'Community House.
Durham Road in Kilsyth
Phoenix Park
The playground is a wooden "fort" style playground with several slides, different areas for toddler's swings and older kid's swings, and loads of different activities such as a rubber bridge, monkey bars, flying fox, pipes to hit to make sounds and sand pits.
Rob Roy Road in Chadstone
This is an exceptional park from Glen Eira City Council.
Leila Road in Carnegie
This is a lovely spot for a play on a warm Autumn morning.
Princes Park Drive in Carlton North
Nhill is roughly halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide and a great place for a stop.
Western Hwy in Nhill
There is a real sense of community in this lovely park.
Newry Street in Carlton North
Rocket Park
Central Gardens is a hugely popular park with the locals.
Henry Street in Hawthorn