There's nothing better than flying through the air faster than the wind, then running back to do it all over again... over and over again! Many of us will remember the thrill of a flying fox from our younger days. Here are some great Perth playgrounds with amazing flying foxes!
Faulkner Park Belmont
Enjoy riding the flying fox and the base of the volcano that emits smoke (steam) every 15mins
Rivergums Park Baldavis is set alongside a massive man made lake and has a great playground with something for all ages.
The flying fox is also has a single wire rope with a round seat to sit on - it also has an elevated ramp to get onto the seat and push off for a thrilling ride! MAP
Amberton Estate Eglington
This massive double wire rope flying fox is located in Perth's far north in the new Amberton Estate Eglington.
Woodbridge Riverside Park
This amazing adventure park is located in a large fully fenced adventure playground alongside the Swan River. It has an awesome flying fox with double wire ropes one has a small round seat like the others, the other has an all abilities seat.
Celebration Park Balga
Small shaded suburban playground with smaller scale single cable flying fox.
Neil McDougall Park Como
This flying fox is located at a very cool playground in Manning, not far from the Kwinana Freeway. It has a single rope wire with a small seat for sitting on to enjoy the ride after launching from the elevated platform.
Bardon Park Maylands
Beautiful park overlooking the Swan River with a fabulous single cable flying fox and not one but two playgrounds
Charles Riley Reserve North Beach
Big new playground with lots of play features including this big double cable flying fox
Braithwaite Nature Space Mount Hawthorn
Double cable flying fox at this awesome nature play space designed by kids for kids 10yrs+
Broadbeach Park Hillarys
Single cable well shaded flying fox in a small playground located alongside a small lake
Annie's Landing Playground Ellenbrook
Double cable flying fox at this adventure playground set beautifully amongst a natural bushland in Ellenbrook
Sunset Hill Golden Bay
Big adventure and nature based play park with dual cable flying fo and amzing ocean views from the lookout
Mills Park Beckenham
24 hectares of community facitilies including nature based / adventure playground, water play, nature board walks, flying fox, skate park and more!
Livvi's Place Whiteman Edge
Double cable flying fox at this massive adventure playground
Huntington Parkway Landsdale
Small suburban playground with double cable flying fox. BBQs and picnic tables but no toilets. MAP
Adventurescape South Yunderup
Double cable flying fox at this awesome farm themed Adventure playground
Caterpillar Park Mandurah
Caterpillar Park Mandurah is better suited to little ones, but big and little kids alike will love this flying fox
Heron Park Harrsidale
Small suburban nature based playground with single cable flying fox set amongst natural bushland
Sculpture Park Mundaring
This big adventure and nature based playground now also has a double cable flying fox. This is the perfect stop for your day out in the hills with the family.
Robot Park Newhaven Estate Piara Waters
The Newhaven Estate Robot Park Piara Waters is unlike any other park in Perth. It has been fantastically designed with a mix of industrial robot themed play equipment including a flying fox and a contrast of nature, sand and water play
Cantwell Park Pinjarra
Beautiful shady park with giant climbing frame, flying fox, toddler play area, suspension bridge walk and lots more.
Kwinana Adventure Park
Massive fully fenced adventure playground with splash pad, flying fox, tree walk, nature based play and lots more. This playground is designed for all ages and all abilities to enjoy.
Wembley Sports Park Playgrounds
Compact playground that's packed with features including a double cable flying fox one with all abilities seat.
Optus Stadium Sensory Playground
Double cable flying fox at this fully fenced playground near The Camfield and Optus Stadium.
MacFaull Park Spearwood
Big wooden double cable flying fox including all abilities seat at this quiet park complete with fenced playground and disc golf course.
Rutter Park Wembley
Double cable flying fox and nature playground due to open early 2017
Rayment Reserve Lathlain
Dual cable flying fox that includes an all abilities seat installed in January 2017. Also includes playground and fully fenced playground with Kettle Cafe just across the road.
De Lacy Reserve Maylands
Single cable flying fox alongside a small playground in a quiet section of Maylands.
Brightwood Adventure Park Baldivis
Double cable flying fox at this big adventure playground
The Ridge Park and Playground Byford
Double cable flying fox located in one of the two playground that make up The Ridge Park and Playground.
Pia's Place All Abilities Playground Whiteman Park
Fully fenced adventure playground with double cable flying fox including an all abilities seat.
Vale Adventure Park Aveley
Double cable flying fox at this big adventure playground
Edwardes Park Spearwood
Double cable flying fox with all abilities access at this playground with a focus on play made with reusable materials.
Shipwreck Park Hilbert
Shipwreck themed park with double cable flying fox on the mainland. Includes an all abilities seat.
Get outdoors this weekend and explore these amazing playgrounds and enjoy the thrills of these amazing flying foxes - they are guaranteed to wear your kids out!
Posted by Kids Around Perth Reporter Lauren, 18th February 2014. Updated 16th December 2018
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