10 Toddler Friendly Playgrounds in Melbourne
If you’re looking for a fun day out a great Toddler Friendly Playgrounds in Melbourne, look no further! These parks are specifically designed to be safe and fun for little ones, and they offer something for everyone. From climbing frames and swings to sandpits and water features, there’s something here for every child to enjoy. So pack a picnic lunch and get ready to have some serious fun! Find directions to all the playgrounds and full reviews on Boobobutt.
Melbourne Playgrounds for Toddlers
1. Plum Garland Playground: Plum Garland Playground is located right on the beach on Beaconsfield Parade Albert Park. The play space has a range of equipment and facilities to cater for different age ranges, abilities and interests with a focus on nature based play activities. The playground features abundant indigenous vegetation and sand pits reflecting the coastal setting with magnificent views across Port Phillip Bay.
2. Ron Barassi Snr Adventure Park, Docklands: Ron Barassi Snr Park is a park and recreational space located under the Bolte Bridge. The park includes grassed oval, children’s playground featuring a big kid (brave toddler) loads of sand play, diggers, swings. What’s more there is a water play area with pumps, fountains and mini weirs.
3. Hilltop Fantasy Playground: Gather your knights, princesses, elves and fairies and let their imagination run wild at the new all abilities fairytale themed playspace. There is a large timber castle with multiple levels, multiple slides of different abilities and bravery. What’s more there are rope climbers, rock climbing walls, a bucket swing and several swings for all abilities. Also there is a sand area with digger and chain rope basket and quiet sensory mushroom stool fairy garden. What’s not to love!
4. Livvi’s Place Casey: Another wonderfully designed all inclusive playspace by Casey Council. The toddler playground is fully fenced, has water play areas, is shaded play spaces and has sand play. What’s more there is a Music area, a wheelchair friendly carousel and multiple swings. Also there is a flying fox for the brave, covered BBQ/Picnic area, drinking fountains and toilets.
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5. Berwick Waters Grand Prix Playground: Now this is one for the toddlers who wanna go fast! The multilevel playground provides a good break from riding, and there are also swings, mini jump pads and covered seating/BBQ facilities. Grab a scooter, bike, skates or anything on wheels and head down for some laps.
6. Leapfrog Park Playground: The giant 2.6m high frog is the centrepiece of the playground and welcomes children to climb all over him, inside and out. What’s more the surrounding play equipment features tadpole rockers, sound tubes, climbing ropes and poles, tunnels, a basket swing, slides and in-ground trampolines to practice your best frog jumping.
7. Dinosaur Park Playground: Take a prehistoric adventure to Dinosaur Park. There you will find the six metre long and three metre high dinosaur Mimi, the Australian Muttaburrasaurus. Kids can climb up into Mimi’s belly, roar through a sound tube in her throat and slide straight out of her tail. Surrounding Mimi kids can explore giant dinosaur egg cubbies, try the rope climbing course or rock on the baby dinosaur spring rockers.
8. North Road Foreshore Playground: This playground is designed for smaller children with its soft rubber flooring and low-level play equipment. What’s more, if your toddler loves playing on pirate ships and bouncy pits, then this is the place to go! Also check out that view!
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9. Carlton Gardens Playground: An amazing space, located just on the edge of the Melbourne CBD & right next door to the awesome Melbourne Museum. The main structure is uniquely designed with 2 large metal towers with slides and sensory play. What’s more the concrete wave walls have holes cut through them, perfect for exploring or chasey (& hiding!). Also the junior area is separate but right next door so you can watch both areas. This has soft fall, a hill for exploring, slides, cubby house & seesaw.
10. VR Michael Reserve Shipwreck Playground: Ahoy there north Melbourne families! Set sail for a world of adventures at VR Michael Reserve Shipwreck Playground. What’s more the themed park will have little mermaids and pirates running wild with all the play equipment that stimulates imaginative play. Also the central structure is made up of a submerge boat with only the bow and helm poking out of the tan bark. So there’s nets and ladders to get to the upper deck or climb up the mast to the ships crows nest.
So if you’re looking for a fun day out with your little one, why not check out one of these amazing playgrounds in Melbourne? With something for everyone, it promises to be an unforgettable experience!
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