Best playgrounds in Brisbane

Check out the top playgrounds in Brisbane, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. South Bank Parklands
1. South Bank Parklands
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477 local reviews
South Bank Parklands, South Brisbane
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 7 3156 6366
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Sarah
South Bank’s sprawling 17 hectare Parklands is known for its expansive green lawns, towering ficus trees and…
Susan
South Bank’s sprawling 17 hectare Parklands is known for its expansive green lawns, towering ficus trees and…
Wendy
Lovely place to spend some time. Plenty of food venues to choose from, lovely gardens to explore, bbq or…
1. South Bank Parklands
1. South Bank Parklands
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477 local reviews
South Bank Parklands, South Brisbane
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 7 3156 6366
Sarah
Sarah
South Bank’s sprawling 17 hectare Parklands is known for its expansive green lawns, towering ficus trees and colourful gardens. They are…
Susan
Susan
South Bank’s sprawling 17 hectare Parklands is known for its expansive green lawns, towering ficus trees and colourful gardens. They are…
Wendy
Wendy
Lovely place to spend some time. Plenty of food venues to choose from, lovely gardens to explore, bbq or picnic if you wish, a great…
2. New Farm Park
2. New Farm Park
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105 local reviews
New Farm Park, New Farm
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Courtenay
Big open space with excellent playground intertwined amongst mature trees. Great spot for kids, family groups,…
Kris
Excellent children's playground (it's very extensive!), beautiful green spaces, large grass areas to play a…
Jen & Ben
It's a local landmark, large spaces, big old trees, near the city and river, great walking/bike paths along…
2. New Farm Park
2. New Farm Park
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105 local reviews
New Farm Park, New Farm
Courtenay
Courtenay
Big open space with excellent playground intertwined amongst mature trees. Great spot for kids, family groups, or catching up with friends…
Kris
Kris
Excellent children's playground (it's very extensive!), beautiful green spaces, large grass areas to play a sporting game, BBQs by the river…
Jen & Ben
Jen & Ben
It's a local landmark, large spaces, big old trees, near the city and river, great walking/bike paths along river, next to Powerhouse, cafe,…
3. New Farm Park
3. New Farm Park
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33 local reviews
Brunswick street, Brisbane
Closed · Opens Sunday 6:30 AM
(07) 3403 8888
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Lee
My favourite park in Brisbane, on the river front, big open spaces, rose garden, sports, trees, Free BBQs,…
Elizabeth
This iconic park is for all ages. An amazing kids playground, huge fields for games (including our local…
Gavin
Enjoy the sunshine Brisbane has to offer at New Farm Park. Huge playground for the kids to enjoy. Or just…
3. New Farm Park
3. New Farm Park
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33 local reviews
Brunswick street, Brisbane
Closed · Opens Sunday 6:30 AM
(07) 3403 8888
Lee
Lee
My favourite park in Brisbane, on the river front, big open spaces, rose garden, sports, trees, Free BBQs, wonderful adventure playground,…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
This iconic park is for all ages. An amazing kids playground, huge fields for games (including our local Jugger team on Sunday afternoons),…
Gavin
Gavin
Enjoy the sunshine Brisbane has to offer at New Farm Park. Huge playground for the kids to enjoy. Or just enjoy the open spaces with a…
4. Hawthorne Park
4. Hawthorne Park
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15 local reviews
Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne
+61 7 3403 8888
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Tracey
The best park in the hood! Walking, running, riding, kicking, basketball, tennis wall, fitness equipment and…
Jess & Mike
Hawthorne Park is a great place to take the kids, relax or go for a walk or jog. There is a kids playground…
Claire
A 5 minute walk from home: running track, exercise equipment, basketball court, playground and parkland.
4. Hawthorne Park
4. Hawthorne Park
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15 local reviews
Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne
+61 7 3403 8888
Tracey
Tracey
The best park in the hood! Walking, running, riding, kicking, basketball, tennis wall, fitness equipment and shaded and fenced playground…
Jess & Mike
Jess & Mike
Hawthorne Park is a great place to take the kids, relax or go for a walk or jog. There is a kids playground and plenty of green space to…
Claire
Claire
A 5 minute walk from home: running track, exercise equipment, basketball court, playground and parkland.
5. Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
5. Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
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100 local reviews
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Jen
Walk across the Goodwill Bridge directly to the Gardens, or catch one of the free ferries. Lots of beautiful…
Millie
Huge park with lots of great shady spots for picnics and interesting plant & flower varieties. There is also a…
Sarah & Louis
Lovely gardens with walkway along the river that can take you over to South Bank via a pedestrian bridge…
5. Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
5. Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
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100 local reviews
Jen
Jen
Walk across the Goodwill Bridge directly to the Gardens, or catch one of the free ferries. Lots of beautiful native plants and a playground…
Millie
Millie
Huge park with lots of great shady spots for picnics and interesting plant & flower varieties. There is also a pretty cool, new playground…
Sarah & Louis
Sarah & Louis
Lovely gardens with walkway along the river that can take you over to South Bank via a pedestrian bridge. Great kids playground.
6. Roma Street Parkland
6. Roma Street Parkland
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69 local reviews
1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City
+61 1300 137 468
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Tracey
Really beautiful city parklands, with lots of free picnic spots and gas barbecues. Walking trails, playgrounds…
Sarah & Louis
Just a 10min walk away and so relaxing. Great for a picnic, kids playground, watch the water dragons, smell…
Karl & Julie
The best playground ever here for kids. Lots of friendly water dragons, and water features. A truely amazing…
6. Roma Street Parkland
6. Roma Street Parkland
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69 local reviews
1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City
+61 1300 137 468
Tracey
Tracey
Really beautiful city parklands, with lots of free picnic spots and gas barbecues. Walking trails, playgrounds - heaps of fun equipment for…
Sarah & Louis
Sarah & Louis
Just a 10min walk away and so relaxing. Great for a picnic, kids playground, watch the water dragons, smell the flowers and relax in the…
Karl & Julie
Karl & Julie
The best playground ever here for kids. Lots of friendly water dragons, and water features. A truely amazing parklands to enjoy!
7. Teralba Park
7. Teralba Park
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4 local reviews
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David & Larissa
Beautiful parkland with plenty of space, big shady trees, picnic shelters, BBQs and a unique playground set…
Cristina
Very nice park, with kids playground, well kept bike ways and free gym machines to get fit
Lucy
Kids playground - short bike ride away with a fun life size maze to hide in.
7. Teralba Park
7. Teralba Park
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4 local reviews
David & Larissa
David & Larissa
Beautiful parkland with plenty of space, big shady trees, picnic shelters, BBQs and a unique playground set within a maze of vines. Access…
Cristina
Cristina
Very nice park, with kids playground, well kept bike ways and free gym machines to get fit
Lucy
Lucy
Kids playground - short bike ride away with a fun life size maze to hide in.
8. Sherwood Arboretum
8. Sherwood Arboretum
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9 local reviews
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Steve
Huge park! With a big playground area and heaps of space to kick a footy and play some cricket. There's also a…
Belinda
Great for walks, joggers, biking, playgrounds for kids, seeing the river, trees ...
Christine
It is exquisite. Walks along river. Playgrounds. Ducks, ponds etc.
8. Sherwood Arboretum
8. Sherwood Arboretum
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9 local reviews
Steve
Steve
Huge park! With a big playground area and heaps of space to kick a footy and play some cricket. There's also a nice (very) short walk along…
Belinda
Belinda
Great for walks, joggers, biking, playgrounds for kids, seeing the river, trees ...
Christine
Christine
It is exquisite. Walks along river. Playgrounds. Ducks, ponds etc.
9. Orleigh Park
9. Orleigh Park
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17 local reviews
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Carolyn
The park is about 1km from the house and follows the river. Nice walk. Kids playground, picnic tables, free…
Scott
A quiet riverside park for a picnic with a good playground for kids.
Carolyn
Carolyn
The park is about 1km from the house and follows the river. Nice walk. Kids playground, picnic tables, free BBQs.
Scott
Scott
A quiet riverside park for a picnic with a good playground for kids.
10. Kalinga Park
10. Kalinga Park
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8 local reviews
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Nick
A massive park with very natural feel. The playground is huge and there are also toilets, picnic tables and…
Deel And Tatsuhiko
A great place for a morning jog or walk, or to just relax. There are two kids' playground and outdoor strength…
Susie
Beautiful big park, with playground for the children and lots of walking paths for the early morning exercise
10. Kalinga Park
10. Kalinga Park
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8 local reviews
Nick
Nick
A massive park with very natural feel. The playground is huge and there are also toilets, picnic tables and BBQs on site that are free to…
Deel And Tatsuhiko
Deel And Tatsuhiko
A great place for a morning jog or walk, or to just relax. There are two kids' playground and outdoor strength training equipment too. It's…
Susie
Susie
Beautiful big park, with playground for the children and lots of walking paths for the early morning exercise
11. Hidden World Playground
11. Hidden World Playground
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3 local reviews
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Kirsty
Awesome playground with creatures from the 'hidden world' coming up out of the sand. Also has a code to…
Emma
Great playground for the kids and free wifi
Danielle
Awesome playground for kids.
11. Hidden World Playground
11. Hidden World Playground
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3 local reviews
Kirsty
Kirsty
Awesome playground with creatures from the 'hidden world' coming up out of the sand. Also has a code to solve.
Emma
Emma
Great playground for the kids and free wifi
Danielle
Danielle
Awesome playground for kids.
12. Wynnum Esplanade
12. Wynnum Esplanade
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9 local reviews
Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum
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David
The Wynnum Wading Pool was built during the 1930s Depression as part of the Unemployment Relief System. The…
Christine
Lovely for a morning or evening walk, cycle. Heritage wading pool, new water playground. Great fish and chip…
Lisa
Wynnum Esplanade offers a wading pool, playground, jetty (fishing) and seaside paths for long walks.
12. Wynnum Esplanade
12. Wynnum Esplanade
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9 local reviews
Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum
David
David
The Wynnum Wading Pool was built during the 1930s Depression as part of the Unemployment Relief System. The pool and adjoining playground…
Christine
Christine
Lovely for a morning or evening walk, cycle. Heritage wading pool, new water playground. Great fish and chip shops.
Lisa
Lisa
Wynnum Esplanade offers a wading pool, playground, jetty (fishing) and seaside paths for long walks.