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Brisbane Southside Playgrounds

Posted on 08.12.2022 in Brisbane Playgrounds , Brisbane Southside , Company News , South Brisbane Playgrounds

Heading south of the Brisbane River you will find tons of parks to explore. From Tingalpa to Ormeau, there’s fun to be had no matter where you live.  Check out profiles of some of our favourites below and once you’ve ticked those off, why not also check out:

Demeio Park, MarsdenMaps | Calamvale District Park, CalamvaleMaps | Everleigh Park, GreenbankMaps | Pallara District Park, PallaraMaps | Capalaba Regional ParkMaps | Minnippi ParklandMaps

Thrush Street Park, Inala

As the newest park on this list, Thrush Street Park is sure to delight the imaginations of all who visit. The large climbing structure is complete with a hammock, two slides, banister bars and multiple modes of entry and exit. The surrounding area is filled with additional play opportunities, including several accessible play pieces.

Why we love it: BBQ, Sensory Play, Picnic Area, Nature Play

Brisbane Kids | Maps


D.M. Henderson Park, MacGregor

This pirate themed playspace brings the high seas into suburbia with a ship ready to be explored. The play structure is equipped with multiple entrances and exits to keep children engaged and active for longer. Climbing nets, a track ride, slides, and hammocks provide a range of play experiences for kids of all ages.

Why we love it: BMX Track, BBQs, Exercise Equipment, Toilets

Brisbane Kids | Maps


Homestead Park, Shailer Park

Homestead Park’s playground ensures play for the whole family. Older children will not get bored as they explore the sky cabins, rope climbs and a long-enclosed slide that all offer exhilarating fun. Younger children can enjoy the sand play station and age-appropriate play structures that have been mindfully included in the play space design.

Why we love it: Nearby Toilets, BBQs, Exercise Equipment

Brisbane Kids | Maps


O’Gorman Street Park, Alexandra Hills

O’Gorman Street Park features an eye-catching playground that makes use of its location on a hill to offer engaging embankment play. Opportunities for musical and nature play have been carefully incorporated into the play space to ensure sensory development opportunities are available for children of all age.

Why we love it: Shade Sails, Basketball Court, BBQ, Toilets

Brisbane Kids | Maps

Buxton Park, Yarrabilba

Buxton Park’s play tower reaches over 8 metres into the sky and offers exhilarating fun. Perfect for getting older children moving, the long slides motivate kids to climb to the top of the tall structure to slide back towards the ground. On the ground, in-ground trampolines and swings offer further play opportunities for the whole family.

Why we love it: Outdoor gym equipment, Toilets, BBQ, Picnic Tables, Open Space

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Darlington Parklands is also nearby featuring another playground (including flying foxes!), a waterpark and more play opportunities.

Yugarapul Park, Sunnybank

Themed play spaces are always a hit and Sunnybank’s very own castle is no different. With play activities spread over multiple levels, children of all ages can use their imagination as they explore the castle. The surrounding park features a dragon spring toy and swing set, further adding to the theming and fun of the park.

Why we love it: Picnic Table, Natural Shade

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Hilltop Park, Ormeau Hills

Hilltop Park has plenty of space for play thanks to open fields and two playgrounds, one for toddlers and one for older children. The toddler play space features a series of ground level play structures, including a giraffe and car, to spark each child’s imagination. The other play space is filled with a play structure, climbing nets, agility equipment, spinners and swings. Perfect for a picnic in the park or birthday party thanks to the toilets and tables, this park is not one to miss.

Why we love it: Sports Nets & Fields, Toilets, BBQs, Picnic Spaces, Shade Sails

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