Themed Kids Parks

Across Brisbane and its surrounds, there are hundreds of kids parks and playgrounds, many with imaginative and inspirational themes. From trains to pirates to enchanted forests, each of these parks have been designed with a particular theme in mind.

Karawatha Forest - Nature

Nature play is the focus at Karawatha Forest, with challenging stepping stumps and a water course to keep children of all ages active. Visit the Discovery Centre and take a walk in the surrounding forest after playing in the park to spot some natve wildlife...more

Victoria Park - Country Life

Things are a little bit country at Victoria Park playground, which is located next to the bistro at Victoria Park Golf Complex. There is a farmhouse style cubby, boat and stationary tractor for little ones who are keen to play farmers, as well as a climbing wall for older children....more

Milton Railway - Trains

Toot toot, all aboard the Milton Express. This fenced playground has its own train with pretend tracks and stop signs to complete the railway theme. Kids can also watch the real Queensland Rail train speeding right past the park...more

Sutton Park - Driving

Young bike and scooter riders can test out their driving skills on the miniature roads at Sutton Park. This bicycle safety learning track is complete with line markings, traffic lights, pedestrian crossings and stop signs...more

Frew Park - Tennis

Built on the historic Milton Tennis Centre site, this industrial-style playground has tennis courts on-site as well as plenty of climbing and sliding activities, including access to the five metre high "control room"...more

Lobley Park - Aeroplanes

Young pilots in-training will find the RAAF Cargo plane and air traffic control tower at Lobley Park particularly interesting. Little ones will be facinated by all the buttons to press and knobs to turn and switches to pull...more

Palm Beach Parklands - Pirate

The huge pirate ship is the main feature at this Treaure Island themed playground on the Gold Coast. Creative canons, buried treasure and barrel tunnels will ensure hours of pirate style fun by the sea for families...more

Dorrington Park - Enchanted Forest

Talking mushrooms, a witch's "House of Hex", and a "Good Luck Shop" make Dorrington Park a really fun space for kids to play. There are large open grassed areas beside the playground perfect for kicking the football or just stretching the legs...more

Kidspace 7th Brigade - Fortress

The under-cover wooden fortress at Chermside's 7th Brigade Park is impressive. There are stairs, towers, bridges and tunnels to keep everyone exploring. There are also swings, toilets, barbecues and bike tracks nearby...more

Scarborough Beach Park - Pirates & Trains

This bayside park for little ones has two themed areas called Pirate Place and Railway Place. Dig out the pirate hat and take along a hearty picnic, bucket and spade for a fun day by the sea...more

Mowbray Park - Nautical 

This riverside park is easily accessible by CityCat, making for an excellent nautical themed adventure. There are two excellent boats for kids to climb aboard and imagine they are a tug boat driver for the day...more

Stoneleigh Reserve - Farm

In keeping with the local farming history, there is a farmyard theme complete with chickens and a cow at Stoneleigh Reserve. Kids can play in a farmhouse, inspect the fruit trees and check out the water tank on their own imaginary property...more

Pirate Ship Park

This adventure playground features Australia’s first mammoth “Intrepid” ship - at 18m it's the biggest in the country - a must visit for young seafarers and pirate fans... more

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