Perth Playgrounds South of the River

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.

Burswood Park

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

Heathcote Reserve "Pirate Ship Playground" Applecross

Huge Pirate Ship Playground with great views of the Swan river.

Deep Water Point Mount Pleasant

Large climbing frame outside Dome cafe alongside a beautiful river swimming spot. 

Piney Lakes Sensory Playground Winthrop

Sensory play features, perfect for the little adventures. Set alongside a beautiful little lake and bushland.

Carawatha Park Willagee

Awesome playground with a focus on active play for both parents and kids.

Webber Reserve Willagee

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

Atwell Reserve

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. 

Whitby Playground

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.

Carlindie Parkway Golden Bay

Small beach themed playground with lots of grassed area to run around.

Sunset Hill Park Golden Bay

Adventure and nature based play with amazing views of the ocean.

Orangutan Park Golden Bay

A great playground for climbers and adventurers

Golden Bay Foreshore

Two playgrounds including one that's fully fenced. Good access to the beach with bbqs and picnic tables.

Tangadee Road Golden Bay

Small playground with picnic shelters. No Toilets.  MAP

Colour Block (Lego) Park Golden Bay

As the name suggest this is playground made  with lots of coloured blocks.

Shipwreck Cove Golden Bay

Big adventure playground with fenced toddler play area and  bike pump track right on the beach.

Baldivis Parks Estate

Small playground with a few play features including 4 mini trampolines

The Edge Baldivis

Nature based  and sensory playground with big grassed area and soccer/rugby goals

Baldivis One71 Pump Track Park

Playground with bike track right alongside.

Karridale Loop Park Baldivis

Big park with great playground and play features across two sections of the park. Great park for riding scooters and bikes too.

Rivergums Adventure Playground Baldivis

Climb to the top of the monster towers and explore amongst nature at Rivergums Adventure Playground

Brightwood Adventure Park Baldivis

Super tall tower with 13m high slide, flying fox and more.

Steamrail Adventure Playground Baldivis

Train themed park with tall "water" tower and slide and replica train to drive and climb all over.

Explorer Park Sienna Wood Haynes

Adventure awaits at the huge Explorer Park with tall tree of life tower.


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