Child Friendly Parks South of the River


Child Friendly Parks South of the River are what we want! Living in the south of the river in Perth has lots of benefits - one of which is easy access to some absolutely delightful children-friendly parks. 

Whether your kids just need somewhere to dash about and expend all their energy, these parks are the perfect place to take your little ones. These parks include lots of cool features, such as slides and flying foxes. 

Kids love checking out the neatest bits at their own pace while making lots of amazing memories outdoors. Best of all, there's no need to search too far - they're right here on our doorstep! Taking the kids out is super stress-free here in the south.


Child Friendly Parks South of the River






List of Child Friendly Parks South of the River in Perth


1. Neil MacDougall Park Como


Neil MacDougall Playground 3

Neil McDougall park is a beautiful outdoor destination for all ages, offering a tranquil lake and plenty of activities to enjoy. The pathway around the lake is relatively short, making it perfect for families wanting to take their bikes or scooters along and explore the area. 

Onsite there are many different play areas and activities to keep kids entertained, from rope play to slides, swings and more. There is a sandpit for toddlers and plenty of shade from mature trees. 

The park is also home to a flying fox - so why not make a day of it? With something for everyone, Neil McDougall Park is the perfect place for families looking for outdoor adventure!


2. Piney Lakes Sensory


Piney Lakes Climbing Frame

The Piney Lakes Sensory Playground in Winthrop is the perfect destination for small adventurers looking to explore and engage with nature! After extensive upgrades in 2016 and 2017, the playground reopened in June 2017. 

With sand, water and nature activities to explore, kids will be in their element at this park.

In addition to the sand and water play features, the park also offers a bridge with a creek running underneath it. Kids can use the pump to send water pouring onto the table and watch it flow down into the stream below – just be sure to bring spare clothes for afterwards!


3. Bicton Quarantine Park


Bicton Quarantine Park Fully Fenced

Located at the top of a hill overlooking the renowned Bicton Baths Jetty, Bicton Quarantine Park is an idyllic space for enjoying Perth's stunning Swan River views. Surrounded by a fully enclosed playground area with shade sails and some natural cover, the park is perfect for young children to play safely. 

The playground includes basic play equipment such as a low-level slide, stepping stones, rope bridge and swings. With nearby toilets, barbeques and picnic tables, it's the ideal spot to meet with friends and family for some outdoor fun. 

There is plenty of grassed area and natural shade throughout the park making it a pleasant place to kick back and relax.





Here are More Children Friendly Parks - South of the River in Perth


GO Edwards Park Burswood
Burswood Park
Optus Stadium Sensory Playground
Chevron Parklands Burswood
Rayment Park Lathlain
Tom Wright Park Carlisle
John MacMillan Park East Victoria Park
Ernest Johnson Reserve Playground South Perth
Faulkner Volcano Park Belmont
Tomato Lake Reserve Kewdale
Heathcoate Reserve Pirate Ship Playground Applecross
Deep Water Point Mount Pleasant
Carawatha Park Willagee
Wireless Hill Park Ardross
Kadidjiny Dr Seuss Park Melville
Manning Park Spearwood
Bibra Lake Regional Playground
Tuckfield Playground Fremantle
Hossack Reserve Parkwood
Fern Park Playground Riverton
John Tonkin Park East Fremantle
Calleya Estate Playground Banjup
Adventure Tower Park Treeby
Allure North Park Treeby
Rossiter Pavilion and Playing Fields Piara Waters
Madox Playground and Pump Track Piara Waters
Sir Walter Padbury Park Thornlie
Mills Park Beckenham
Atwell Reserve Playground
Centennial Pioneer Park
Cockburn Central West Playground
DIxon Reserve Playground Hamilton Hill
CY O'Connor Beach Playground North Coogee
Coogee Beach Playground Coogee
Wandi District Playing Fields Playgrounds
Kwinana Adventure Park
Rockingham Foreshore Pirate Ship Playground
Fantasy Park Waikiki
Lane Garden Park Bletchley Estate Sothern River
Newhaven Estate Robot Park Piara Waters
Robinson Park Gosnells
Shipwreck Park Sienna Woods HIblert
Providence Estate XL Adventure Playground Wellard
The Village at Wellard Playground Wellard
Memorial Park Armadale
The Brook at Byford Nature Playground
The Ridge Park and Playground Byford
Whitby Playground
The Harbour Playground Secret Harbour
Sunset Hill Park Golden Bay
Orangutan Park Golden Bay
Colour Block Lego Park
The Edge Baldivis
One71 Pump Track Park Baldivis
Rivergums Adventure Playground Baldivis
Brightwood Adventure Park Baldivis
Steamrail Adventure Playground Baldivis
Explorer Park Sienna Woods Haynes


See the full list of Parks and Playgrounds South of the River Here.


Which of These Child Friendly Parks Will You Visit First?


If you're looking for fun outdoor activities to do with your toddler, then the child friendly parks South of the River are certainly worth a visit. With a variety of options available - from exciting swings and slides, to sandpits and climbing frames - there's something to keep any toddler entertained. 

Plus, you can take your own snacks along and turn it into a picnic outing. And to top it off, you can always check out the best children-friendly cafes in Perth for a delicious meal afterwards!

We hope this list of playgrounds gives you some great ideas for fun activities with your little one. So get out there and explore all the wonderful places Perth has to offer. Enjoy!


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