Best Playgrounds in Melbourne

Check out the top Playgrounds in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Albert Park Lake
1. Albert Park Lake
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285 local reviews
Albert Park Lake, Albert Park
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Ella
Only a short tram ride down the end of Clarendon St. Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like do…
Sarah
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apar…
Pat
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart…
1. Albert Park Lake
1. Albert Park Lake
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285 local reviews
Albert Park Lake, Albert Park
Ella
Ella
Only a short tram ride down the end of Clarendon St. Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, s…
Sarah
Sarah
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart from the lake itself, other …
Pat
Pat
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart from the lake itself, other a…
2. Melbourne Netball Pty Ltd
2. Melbourne Netball Pty Ltd
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156 local reviews
La Trobe St, West Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 419 887 719
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Tegan
Less than a minute walk from the building, Flagstaff Garden is a beautiful park that contains a bowls club, te…
Wayne
Just across the Road from Victoria Markets. Has Free Electric BBQ Plates, Playground and extensive Gardens.
Hannah
Great playground, bowls club (open to the public) and good vantage point for NYE fireworks.
2. Melbourne Netball Pty Ltd
2. Melbourne Netball Pty Ltd
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156 local reviews
La Trobe St, West Melbourne
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+61 419 887 719
Tegan
Tegan
Less than a minute walk from the building, Flagstaff Garden is a beautiful park that contains a bowls club, tennis court, playground and lot…
Wayne
Wayne
Just across the Road from Victoria Markets. Has Free Electric BBQ Plates, Playground and extensive Gardens.
Hannah
Hannah
Great playground, bowls club (open to the public) and good vantage point for NYE fireworks.
3. Edinburgh Gardens
3. Edinburgh Gardens
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150 local reviews
Alfred Cres, Fitzroy North
+61 3 9205 5555
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Anne
Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy is one of Melbourne's best and most popular parks. Every weekend there is s…
Kt
A Parada style Festival celebrating and showcasing Melbourne/ Australian artists. Run by a dedicated bunch of …
Jane
Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy is one of Melbourne's best and most popular parks. Every weekend there is s…
3. Edinburgh Gardens
3. Edinburgh Gardens
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150 local reviews
Alfred Cres, Fitzroy North
+61 3 9205 5555
Anne
Anne
Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy is one of Melbourne's best and most popular parks. Every weekend there is something happening in the gard…
Kt
Kt
A Parada style Festival celebrating and showcasing Melbourne/ Australian artists. Run by a dedicated bunch of artists, with quirky temporary…
Jane
Jane
Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy is one of Melbourne's best and most popular parks. Every weekend there is something happening in the gard…
4. Carlton Gardens
4. Carlton Gardens
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124 local reviews
Carlton Gardens, Carlton
+61 3 9658 9658
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Chloe
The gardens feature flowerbeds, ornamental lakes, elaborate fountains and mature European trees that reflect t…
Anj
Designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building and surrounding Car…
Toby
Great place to enjoy the formal gardens south of the Royal Exhibition Buildings that date back to the 1800s, o…
4. Carlton Gardens
4. Carlton Gardens
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124 local reviews
Carlton Gardens, Carlton
+61 3 9658 9658
Chloe
Chloe
The gardens feature flowerbeds, ornamental lakes, elaborate fountains and mature European trees that reflect the changing seasons. In partic…
Anj
Anj
Designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building and surrounding Carlton Gardens are World Heritag…
Toby
Toby
Great place to enjoy the formal gardens south of the Royal Exhibition Buildings that date back to the 1800s, or the more relaxed gardens to …
5. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
5. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
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9 local reviews
Royal Park Nature Play Playground, Parkville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 3 9658 9658
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Frank & Vince
Royal Park is the largest of Melbourne’s parks, covering 170 hectares, and its wide open spaces make it hard t…
Kerry
Best free playground park in Melboure A fantastic playground with natural play elements including an area of h…
Rachael
This playground is awesome for kids from about 5-12+ - it never fails to delight my daughter and her friends! …
5. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
5. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
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9 local reviews
Royal Park Nature Play Playground, Parkville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 3 9658 9658
Frank & Vince
Frank & Vince
Royal Park is the largest of Melbourne’s parks, covering 170 hectares, and its wide open spaces make it hard to believe you are still in the…
Kerry
Kerry
Best free playground park in Melboure A fantastic playground with natural play elements including an area of high rope traverses, large clim…
Rachael
Rachael
This playground is awesome for kids from about 5-12+ - it never fails to delight my daughter and her friends! A great mix of climbing, obsta…
6. St Kilda Botanical Gardens
6. St Kilda Botanical Gardens
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120 local reviews
11 Herbert St, Saint Kilda
Open · Closes in 20 minutes
+61 3 9209 6777
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Josef
The local botanical gardens is the perfect place for a wander or picnic. The gardens are very well maintained …
Diana
St Kilda Botanical Gardens are a lovely, spacious area of parkland. Well maintained. Family friendly. The rose…
Claire C And Ben
Beautiful huge gardens, with playground, lots of green space, a greenhouse, pond, rose garden, etc.
6. St Kilda Botanical Gardens
6. St Kilda Botanical Gardens
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120 local reviews
11 Herbert St, Saint Kilda
Open · Closes in 20 minutes
+61 3 9209 6777
Josef
Josef
The local botanical gardens is the perfect place for a wander or picnic. The gardens are very well maintained with plenty of places for picn…
Diana
Diana
St Kilda Botanical Gardens are a lovely, spacious area of parkland. Well maintained. Family friendly. The rose garden is sublime. Great for …
Claire C And Ben
Claire C And Ben
Beautiful huge gardens, with playground, lots of green space, a greenhouse, pond, rose garden, etc.
7. Edwardes Lake
7. Edwardes Lake
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12 local reviews
Edwardes Lake, Reservoir
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Lily
Facilities include a lake walking path, old train engine, playgrounds, bird watching, toilets, barbecue and pi…
Josephine
Great lake to walk around, free bbq's, streams, playground equipment
Jane
Walking track, playground, skate park, soccer pitch...
7. Edwardes Lake
7. Edwardes Lake
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12 local reviews
Edwardes Lake, Reservoir
Lily
Lily
Facilities include a lake walking path, old train engine, playgrounds, bird watching, toilets, barbecue and picnic facilities plus a number …
Josephine
Josephine
Great lake to walk around, free bbq's, streams, playground equipment
Jane
Jane
Walking track, playground, skate park, soccer pitch...
8. St Kilda Adventure Playground
8. St Kilda Adventure Playground
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14 local reviews
Neptune St, St Kilda
Closed · Opens Friday 3:30 PM
(03) 9209 6348
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Helen
This is a unique playground built with love for the love of children. So much fantasy and secret nooks and pas…
Jared SSP
The playgrounds are designed for and best suited to 5 to 12 year olds. The playgrounds have climbing structure…
Kyla
This playground is an amazing creative environment for kids with endless things to keep them entertained. Incl…
8. St Kilda Adventure Playground
8. St Kilda Adventure Playground
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14 local reviews
Neptune St, St Kilda
Closed · Opens Friday 3:30 PM
(03) 9209 6348
Helen
Helen
This is a unique playground built with love for the love of children. So much fantasy and secret nooks and passageways, tree houses, cubby h…
Jared SSP
Jared SSP
The playgrounds are designed for and best suited to 5 to 12 year olds. The playgrounds have climbing structures, trampolines, cubbies, natur…
Kyla
Kyla
This playground is an amazing creative environment for kids with endless things to keep them entertained. Incl a trampoline, tee-pee, skate …
9. Docklands Park
9. Docklands Park
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10 local reviews
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Sherene
The landscaped gardens of Docklands Park at Victoria Harbour have free barbecue facilities, public art and the…
Gerald
Landscaped gardens, free barbecue facilities, public art & playground. Great spot for relaxing!
Rit
Play Journey interactive playground for children
9. Docklands Park
9. Docklands Park
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10 local reviews
Sherene
Sherene
The landscaped gardens of Docklands Park at Victoria Harbour have free barbecue facilities, public art and the Play Journey interactive play…
Gerald
Gerald
Landscaped gardens, free barbecue facilities, public art & playground. Great spot for relaxing!
Rit
Rit
Play Journey interactive playground for children
10. Albert Park
10. Albert Park
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65 local reviews
Albert Park, Albert Park
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Arif
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apa…
Jared SSP
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart…
Frank & Vince
Golf course, picnic areas, lake activities, playground, dining and function venues.
10. Albert Park
10. Albert Park
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65 local reviews
Albert Park, Albert Park
Arif
Arif
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart from the lake itself, other…
Jared SSP
Jared SSP
Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart from the lake itself, other a…
Frank & Vince
Frank & Vince
Golf course, picnic areas, lake activities, playground, dining and function venues.
11. Darling Gardens
11. Darling Gardens
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4 local reviews
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Gary
Convenient little playground around the corne
11. Darling Gardens
11. Darling Gardens
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4 local reviews
Gary
Gary
Convenient little playground around the corne
12. All Nations Park
12. All Nations Park
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21 local reviews
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David
10 minute walk to get to the Park, good stretch of the legs, small lake, viewing spot and playgrounds.
Emma
Lovely park with playgrounds, trail for walking/running, picnic tables, barbeques.
Sarah
Good playground and climbing hill just behind the supermarket
12. All Nations Park
12. All Nations Park
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21 local reviews
David
David
10 minute walk to get to the Park, good stretch of the legs, small lake, viewing spot and playgrounds.
Emma
Emma
Lovely park with playgrounds, trail for walking/running, picnic tables, barbeques.
Sarah
Sarah
Good playground and climbing hill just behind the supermarket