Best Themed Playgrounds

In & Around Brisbane

A guide to the best themed kids playgrounds in and around Brisbane, from trains, planes and rockets to pirates and military, farms and fairies, butterflied and bees:

Pirates
Pirate Ship Park is an adventure playground featuring Australia’s first mammoth “Intrepid” ship
Pirate-mad youngsters, bird-watchers and outdoor enthusiasts will not be disappointed by this waterside park
Tucked away at the back of the Enoggera Creek Bikeway is the intimate and almost untouched Riaweena Street Playground.
This tucked away expanse of parkland on the cusp of Currumbin Creek is like the Gold Coast's very own pirate cove.
Trains
This train-themed playground is part of the wider John Scott Park.
Railway Playground is just the place to take children who love trains. They can imagine themselves as a train driver for hours, with
Beautiful Scarborough Park is not just home to a train and pirate playground but also a giant jumping pillow and a grove of cotton trees to climb.
Bees
This bee-themed playground provides a creative and welcoming space suitable for all ages and abilities
Aeroplanes
Located ten minutes from the CBD in the suburb of Churchill, aeronautical themed Lobley Park is one of Ipswich’s most popular parks.
Fairies
Kumbartcho Sanctuary is a northside Brisbane haven for native flora and fauna, featuring a secret fairytale village
Faerie Park is a wonderfully whimsical play and picnic space, tucked away in a pocket of suburbia
Farms
Victoria Park Playground is a quirky imaginative play area with a rustic country theme attached to the Victoria Park golfing complex in Herston.
South East Queensland's cute, new playground and park is Stoneleigh Reserve Park located on Logan Reserve Road in Logan Reserve (close to Loganlea and Kingston train stations).
Nature Play
The popular playground Funderhollow at Underwood Park has expanded to include a fantastic nature play space
Karawatha Forest Park boasts Queensland's first nature play space and brand new Discovery Centre, Brisbane City Council's only environment education centre on the southside.
Military
This military-themed playground features morse code puzzles, a toy jeep, climbing walls, slides and swings
Rockets
Conveniently located less than a kilometre from Westfield Carindale, this leafy, space-themed park is the perfect tonic for shopped-out kids
Knowledge
This state of the art all abilities playground is knowledge-themed and features a flying fox, towers and interactive fun zones
Tennis
Frew Park stands on the hallowed grounds of the iconic Milton Tennis Centre, where everyone from Australian tennis greats to international rock stars and boxers once held court.
Butterflies
This hilly park is home to the Butterfly Magic Play Space, so named for the ceramic and metal butterflies that were made by local Dutton Park and St Ita's school children.
Boats
This playground is located in the beautiful fig shaded surrounds of Mowbray Park.
On the cusp of Oxley Creek and Brisbane River is this secluded picturesque little playground with views to Indooroopilly Island.

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