There's nothing better than a visit to one of Perth's playgrounds and parks on a glorious sunny Perth day. Perth has so many wonderful playgrounds with lots of different features to get the kids outside and active. We'll check out the best of the best of Perth's playgrounds and let you know all about them - so you can plan an awesome day in the sun with the family. Here's our list of playgrounds South of the River here.
Perth Playground South of the River
G.O Edwards Park Burswood
Beautiful nature based playground alongside a lake in this shady inner city reserve.
Beautiful shady park with fully fenced playground alongside the Swan River and lovely city views.
Optus Stadium Sensory Playground Burswood
Fully fenced playground alongside The Camfield at Optus Stadium
Chevron Parkland Burswood
Six play areas with something for all ages, perfect for a day out of play.
Rayment Park Lathlain
This park has it all with fenced play, nature play and a flying fox, there is something for all ages to enjoy.
Tom Wright Park Carlisle
More than just a playground, this is a family hub of activity too.
John MacMillan Park East Victoria Park
Gorgeous naturebased playground in between the library and shopping centre.
Swan Canning Riverpark
Only swings here but a great place to have a splash in the river and walk along the jetty.
Scented Gardens South Perth
The Scented Gardens are located alongside the South Perth Foreshore just a short walk from the South Perth Ferry Jetty and features a fantastic shaded playground with something for kids of all ages.
Ernest Johnson Reserve Playground South Perth
This is a playground for the whole family with Crossfit gym and exercise stations within the play areas.
Richardson Park South Perth
Small playground with adventure slide and toddler play under lovely natural shade.
Sir James Mitchell Park South Perth
Beautiful park with the Boatshed Cafe & Restaurant nearby, located right on the South Perth Swan River Foreshore. MAP
Mt Henry Bridge Reserve
Get a workout while the kids play at this fabulous exercise and play park.
Belmont Faulkner (Volcano) Park
Check out the Volcano, water play features, flying fox & more.
Centenary Park Belmont
This beautiful park features a 1.1km round lake walk with two play areas.
Garvey Park Ascot
Beautiful park right on the bank of the Swan River and only minutes drive from the airport.
Tomato Lake Reserve Kewdale
Beautiful reserve playground and cafe alongside a lake that you can walk around too.
Wicca Reserve Kewdale
Fantastic pirate ship shaped ropes playground in the shady Wicca Reserve just across the road from Belmont Forum.
Peet Park Cloverdale
Shady suburban playground with play features for big and little kids alike.
Neil McDougall Park Como
Fantastic brightly coloured playground with lots of swings, slides and things to climb. Big single cable flying fox too they'll love!
Tompkins Park (Lucky Bay) Applecross
Great little fully fenced playground along the river. Great spot for a splash or kayak in the river too
Good mix of nature based play and sporting activities at this big reserve that features a community designed and built nature play space.
Wireless Hill Park Ardross
Learn about Perth's communication history, climb the radio tower anchor and enjoy amazing views of the river and city, and enjoy the nature based playground. Beautiful, peaceful location.
Niche Living Estate Playground Willeton
Small suburban estate playground with nature play, role play and adventure play.
Bicton Quarantine Park
Bicton Quarantine Park is located overlooking the popular Bicton Baths Jetty and features a fully fenced playground with some of the best Swan River Views in Perth.
Kadidjiny "Dr Seuss" Park Melville
Fully fenced park for the bigger kids who love to explore & be active with some super cool Dr Seuss themed exercise stations.
Manning Park Spearwood
Climb the Manning steps, walk around the lake or picnic and play at Manning Park.
Edwardes Park Spearwood
Nature based playground that utilises recycled materials and a double cable flying fox.
Bibra Lake Regional Playground
Big adventure playground with tall skywalk, assault course, flying fox, water play and lots more to explore.
Pioneers Park Bibra Lake
Fully fenced toddler playground located just a short walk from the big Bibra Lake Regional Playground.
Tuckfield Playground Fremantle
Obstacle course park for big and little ninjas overlooking the Fremantle Harbour.
Hossack Reserve Parkwood
Small playground with great bike track with road markings and road signage.
Bannister Nature Playground Lynwood
Nature based play in a beautiful natural setting alongside Bannister Creek
Riverton Jetty Park
Nature based playground recommended for kids 5 years and under. Cafe right near play area with lovely Canning River views.
Sir Frederick Samson Park
Small playground, exercise stations placed beautifully amongst the bushland, a bbq and toilets this is the perfect place to play and walk amongst nature
Glasson Park East Fremantle
Great little fully fenced playground for kids of all ages.
John Tonkin Park East Fremantle
Big playground located right on the Swan River edge with smaller toddler playground and beautiful river swimming area
South Beach South Fremantle
Kids will love this pirate themed playground, they can walk the plank and climb all over this pirate ship. Two great cafes nearby too. MAP
Waabiny Park Northern Parklands Bentley
Unique playground that features sustainable play with many of the play features made from up-cycled materials.
John Connell Reserve Leeming
Fully fenced playground with grassed area and picnic tables within the fenced area. Lovely cafe / bakehouse just across the road.
Calleya Estate Playground Banjup
Adventure playground for all ages with a super tall slide, trampolines and lots more
Adventure Tower Park Treeby
Small suburban park that's big on adventure with an 8m tall tower.
Allure North Park Treeby
Not just an adventure playground but a bike pump track too.
Heron Park Harrisdale
Heron Park in Harrisdale is a small nature-based suburban playground that is packed with play features including a double tree house play apparatus and flying fox.
Rossiter Pavilion and Playing Fields Piara Waters
Small playground that is packed with play features for little ones, including a mud kitchen and trampolines.
Madox Playground and Pump Track Piara Waters
Small playground jam packed with fun for everyone from crawler to teens with a bike pump and bike skills track, toddler play area and more.
Sir Walter Padbury Thornlie
Check out the huge dinosaur bones in the sand, and enjoy a play or run around on the big grassed area.
Partridge Way Reserve Thornlie
Great playground for families who like to be active together with lots or rope climb features and and exercise obstacle course
Migrant Park Kelmscott
Compact playground with big slide, cubby house and sensory play
Mills Park Beckenham
24 hectares of community facilities including nature based / adventure playground, water play, nature board walks, flying fox, skate park and more!
Bromley Street Reserve Beckenham
Cute little bee themed park perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
Enright Reserve Hamilton Hill
Good mix of traditional and nature based play at this beautifully shaded park
Great ropes challenge equipment for the bigger kids, and smaller playground equipment for the toddlers.
Stretton Way Reserve Kenwick
Small but brightly coloured shady playground with multi sports court just behind the Kenwick Shopping Centre.
Centennial Pioneer Park Gosnells
A beautiful slice of nature with this big playground nestled under the treetop walk and thick natural shade.
Cockburn Central West Playground
Adventure awaits just a short walk from Cockburn Central and the Cockburn ARC.
Dixon Reserve Playground
Nature based playground with big forts, water play, obstacle course and more.
CY O'Connor Beach Playground North Coogee
Beach side steam tug inspired playground on the North Coogee foreshore.
Coogee Beach Playground
Fantastic wooden pirate ship playground on the Coogee Beach foreshore near the Coogee Beach Life Saving Club
Len McTaggart Park Coogee
Two sections one for toddlers and another section with lots of rope and balance challenges for the bigger kids.
Shoreline Park North Coogee
Shoreline Park North Coogee in the new Shoreline development is a great place for families to play and enjoy together. It features a small nature playground, lots of grassed open space, exercise equipment, a basketball court and a table tennis table
Wandi District Playing Fields Playground
Big playground spread over several playing areas. Something for big and little kids including a flying fox, big slides, water play and 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.
Wells Park Kwinana Beach
Play beachside and Wells Park and enjoy a swim at the stunning Kwinana Beach this summer.
Rockingham Foreshore Pirate Ship Playground
Kids will love exploring this big pirate ship playground set under beautiful natural shade
Fantasy Park Waikiki
Kids will love exploring the fantasy creatures throughout this adventure playgrounds.
Seabreeze Estate Park Waikiki
Small estate playground with play structure perfect for little climbers.
Lane Garden Park Bletchley Estate Southern River
Big suburban playground with two play areas and something for all ages
Litchfield Circle Wandi
Gorgeous little suburban nature based playground
Botany Park Hammond Park
Fully fenced playground that includes nature play, water play and sports facilities.
Newhaven Estate Robot Park 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 and a contrast of nature, sand and water play.
Piara Waters Sporting Complex
Cute little playground at the Piara Waters Sporting Complex.
Piara Waters Aspiri Estate
Gorgeous suburban playground in a quiet part of Piara Waters. MAP
Mason Green Estate Playground Piara Waters
Suburban playground with sensory and nature based play plus basketball court and footy goals.
Holland Park Estate Playground Piara Waters
Lovely little nature based playground with water and sand play in Piara Waters.
Shipwreck Park Sienna Wood Hilbert
Ship themed adventure playground with ship decks to explore, flying fox, water play, nature and much more.
Providence Estate Wellard Adventure Playground
Adventure playground with big twisting slide, tall jungle climb, sand play, nature based play, ramps and more.
Moonstone Parkway Park Emerald Park Estate Wellard
Great mix of fun, exercise and nature based play all in this beautiful natural bushland setting.
The Village at Wellard Playground
Awesome little playground with mini skate park and bmx track alongside. Features climbing frames, swings, slide and a small grassed area.
Stage 33 Nature Play Park Wellard
Suburban nature play park amongst beautiful tall trees with mini footy oval alongside.
Wattle Grove Nature Play Space
A mix of traditional and nature based play all in the nature surroundings alongside the Woolupine Brook.
Joe Saunders Park Playground Champion Lakes
Beautiful shady playground with nature based play elements and a "messy kitchen".
Memorial Park Armadale
Beautiful train themed playground set in shady and manicured gardens alongside Armadale Shopping City.
Lions Park Armadale
Scooters are a must at this little park, complete with scooter track marked with road markings and signage as well as a messy kitchen.
Reg Williams Reserve Armadale
Better known for it's huge bike circuit complete with road signs. Small playground, basketball court and skate park here too.
The Brook at Byford Nature Playground
Quiet suburban nature based playground with adventure playground just a short walk away too.
The Ridge Park and Playground Byford
Two playgrounds with lots of nature based and adventure play spread across 1.7 hectares.
Cristonia Reserve Playground Byford
Small suburban playground with exercise stations right alongside.
Adventurous playground in a natural bush setting with water and nature based play.
The Harbour Playground Secret Harbour
Underwater adventure awaits at the fully fenced fully fenced playground at Secret Harbour Beach
Secret Harbour Square Pirate Playground
Enjoy a fenced play and a coffee from Jamaica Blue next door for the perfect coffee and play combination.
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