The best family playgrounds in Moreton Bay

Is it time to remove the children from the house and away from technology? If so, consider taking a drive to one of the region’s incredible playgrounds.

The children will enjoy playing among the interactive playgrounds, and you can relax in the peaceful, natural surroundings with a good book or a takeaway coffee.

Here are our top choices for playgrounds to visit with your family, so all you have to do is decide which one to start with first.

The Hills District All Abilities Playground – Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills

Leslie Patrick Park in Arana Hills is the perfect place for kids to have a great time – and an all-abilities playground, so children of all physical and mental aptitudes can participate.

Playground features are:

  • a passive interactive garden space aimed at providing a peaceful experience to adults with dementia and Alzheimer’s and children with sensory impairments
  • accessible picnic, barbecue and toilet facilities
  • fully fenced playground
  • wheelchair accessible carousels, musical instruments and sand play
  • 5 way swing with capsule seats

For more accessible and inclusive activities in Moreton Bay Region visit Moreton Bay Region for All, an accessible tourism website for the region.

Do you want to eat?

Did all that playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Find out about nearby dining and takeout options.

Spinnaker Park, Newport

Spinnaker Park, located on the Redcliffe Peninsula and nestled beside a lake, is the perfect place for families to spend the day outdoors. Working with Stockland Newport and the Touched by Olivia Foundation, Spinnaker Park in Brisbane is an all-abilities playground where children of all abilities can play together, including those with physical disabilities and spectrum disorders such as autism.

An all-abilities playground that includes an interactive water feature will be illuminated at night, creating a dramatic display. The playground provides play equipment for children of all ages, offering a wide range of play activities that will inspire children’s imagination to run wild with a play ship, a coconut rope swing, climbing nets, slides, and sand and water activities that will promote physical, social, and cognitive development.

Moreton Bay Region for All is an accessible tourism website that provides information about accessible activities in the region.

Do you want to eat?

Did all that playing work up an appetite (for you and the children)? Look for nearby dining and takeout options.

Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

Strathpine’s Pine Rivers Park is one of the most frequented public recreation areas in the Strathpine area, just north of Brisbane.

A flying fox and climbing frame are nestled among the mature Norfolk Pine trees, and a garden maze surrounded by a pedal train track offers tons of amusement for big children. The fully fenced and tree-shaded playground provides slide and swings for little children, who will also be safe. A covered table and benches allow mum to sit and chat as she keeps an eye on her children. A brand new toddler playground is now open, featuring toddler-size activities, a sandpit, and swings.

Are you craving something to eat?

Did all that playing work up an appetite (for you and the children)? Look for nearby dining and takeout.

Bray Farm “Harry Potter” Park, Griffin

The structure’s at Bray Farm Park in north Brisbane, dubbed ‘Harry Potter Park’ by locals, combine art, culture, and nature to create a unique family fun park. The Brisbane Harry Potter park is located in the calm Riverbreeze Estate of Griffin and comprises two main structures with a bridge, a climbing net, a fireman’s pole, a slide, turrets, and windows.

In addition to the structures, there is a larger climbing net that reflects Hermione’s time turner character in Harry Potter.

Do you want something to eat?

Did all the playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.

The Mill Water Park & Play Space, Petrie

Everyone is invited to have fun and splash around at Petrie’s newest free water park and play area. The Mill at Moreton Bay is home to a play space with the following amenities:

  • Water play zone including choreographed fountains
  • Water bucket
  • Flying fox
  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ’s
  • Picnic shelters
  • Shade and seating
  • Cricket pitch with smart lighting

A wildlife corridor along the North Pine River is being enhanced as part of the revegetation works surrounding the park. This area is open to the public from 8am to 8pm daily.

Are you craving something to eat?

Need to feed those little tummies? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.

Pirate Park, Scarborough

Parents of toddlers and teens alike adore Pirate Park, which is situated in Scarborough Village’s quiet shopping district. Barbeques, toilets, green areas for playing ball and sandy shores for building castles are available, in addition to ample parking spaces and barbeques. The playground, which includes traditional play equipment, a train and pirate-themed attractions, and a collection of magnificent trees for climbing, is the most well-liked component.

After finishing up at Pirate Park, you can continue running through the car park and down to Scarborough Beach to find an inflatable Jumping Pillow.

Do you want to eat?

Across the road from the park, you can find Scarborough Village with lots of dining and takeout options if you’re hungry.

Do you want to find more playgrounds?

There are some fantastic kid-friendly restaurants in Moreton Bay, and many of them have some great playgrounds to keep the children occupied for hours.

Please enjoy exploring all that our wonderful region has to offer.

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