Big List of Water Slides and Water Playgrounds Perth
40+ Places You Must Visit With The Kids in Perth & WA Before Summer Is Gone!
Beat the heat this summer, and start ticking of the Perth Kids Bucket List - Summer Splash Edition! Here you'll find free, cheap and treat day ideas to keep cool this summer in Perth & WA!
The best water slides, water playgrounds, playgrounds with water play features and beaches in Perth - and if you are holidaying elsewhere in WA this summer holidays there are also some great places to keep cool right across WA!
Look out for WA's largest regional water slide in Kulin, an awesome marine themed FREE water playground in Exmouth and more!
Please note: these are not listed in order of our preference, they are listed randomly.
The Ellenbrook Water Playground (also known as Rainbow Waters) is usually turned on for summer in November. Entry and use of the playground is free and features zero level water sprays & cannons. We'll confirm here when this is operating.
Re-opening for 2014 summer - Saturday September, 27th, the Outback Splash Waterslide Playgrounds is a must do this summer. Comprising of mostly water slides (some have height restrictions) and spray features around the outside. Make sure you plan to spend the day here, so much to do!
This fantastic playground features a fun water play features, with troughs that are filled using a manual water pump. Not a lote of shade at this playground so it's recommended for a warm evening play or dinner out at the playground.
This is serious fun and not just for kids! Season starts early Dec in Mandurah & early Nov at Rottnest. Open every day at Rottnest, and everyday of the school holidays and on weekends in Mandurah. Knee Deep section for under 7's (adult supervision required) $7.50 per half hour.
Main Aqua Park for 7 yrs + from $12.50 for half an hour, family passes and all day passes available - this is a great one for the whole family with older children to enjoy together!
Open: Rottnest early November, Mandurah early December
Age: recommended for 3yrs - 7yrs Knee Deep Area, 7 yrs + for Main Aqua Park
Make a day of it, and catch the train, this water splash pad is right outside of the Cockburn Central Train Station and runs all year round! Lots of shade and the awesome Mooba Cafe right alongside the Water Park to enjoy a coffee. Kids can also enjoy giant outdoor games here like Connect 4 & Ping Pong.
Heading into Perth City? Well make sure you pack a spare set of clothes as the Forrest Place Water Labyrinth runs all year round! (see the Water Labyrinth website - link in our review above to days it is turned off for events).
Open: All year (except for special events as indicated on the Visit Perth City Website)
Close to the city and located in the magnificent Hyde Park, your kids will love the tipping buckets, water cannons and sprays of the FREE water playground. Lots of grassed area for a picnic and BBQ's nearby. Great playground not far from here too.
Alongside the outdoor pool is a great zero level water playground which is fenced off from the main pool. The water playground runs all year round and you can use the water playground as part of your entry fee.
This is the old Kalamunda Wet & Wild. Two big slides here, the Zig Zag Slide & Corkscrew - kids must be 5 years or older to ride these exhilarating slides. BBQs available to use so bring your lunch and spend the day.
Open: Dec 7th weekends only, daily after Dec 21st, 2014
Water spout garden and water mist that comes out the top of the volcano - a spare change of clothes is a must for this playground! Great playground and toddler playground here too around the bottom of the huge volcano.
Two great playgrounds, the amazing Kahuna Falls Waterslide Playground (pictured above) and Kingdom Falls a smaller water playground for younger children in Dragon Kingdom.
And of course lots of different water slides, including mat slides, speed slides & rapids for big kids and adults.
Open: 25th September 2014 (usually closes April)
Age: Kids must be 100cm to ride the slides of Kahunu Falls. The maximum age in the Kingdom Falls zone is 6 yrs. Height restrictions may apply to the other water slides at Adventure World also. See Adventure World website for details.
The water from this water fountain trickles like a stream through sand and rocks. Kids can close the dams to build up the water. Great nature based theme park with lots of shade, toilets, BBQs, picnic spots and heaps of grassed areas
Take your spare clothes along the kids will love running through the water mist forest on the island playground at the amazing Synergy Parkland in Kings Park. Here they can also climb all over dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.
Open: All Year Round
Ages: Playground surrounded by water so recommended for 4 years +
And if you are heading to other parts of WA, from Perth, on holiday this summer make sure you check out these great water playgrounds and water slides!
Drive about 280km east of Perth and you will find the Kulin Aquatic Centre and this super tall and super long water slide. At 182m long & 18m high it's WA largest regional slide. There are also pools and a water playground here too. Open seasonally head to www.kulin.wa.gov.au for more information on the season dates and entry prices.