parks and playgrounds in melbourne's south
The South boasts some beautiful parks spanning right across our suburbs. Each is unique and best of all, packed with free fun for the whole family. Mamma's parks and playgrounds picks have all the inspiration you need to get you out of the house and include a handy map, making it easier to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
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This is such a cute little park with a heap of imaginative play, natural elements and bike tracks.
Keeping very much in touch with nature, you will find heaps of trees, plants and wooden equipment. Such as a cubbyhouse/shopfront, a giant tree-house leading up to the huge slide, a mini-petrol station, see-saw, 5 poster swing set and wooden beams spread throughout the playground to sit on.
What a great improvement! The fences have been removed at Buchanan Park in Berwick and we raced down to test it out.
Swings, slides, rocking horses, old-style flying fox, and some cool wall mazes set around a climbing structure to resemble a pirate ship.
Surrounded by beautiful large trees and with so much to do, it’s a place you can play the day away.
A couple of playgrounds, a lake, walking tracks AND a skate park!
This park has something for all ages. Even your fury kids will love it!
You’ve gotta love a fully fenced in park!
Pack a picnic and be prepared to play the day away at this great reserve!
Mamma loves a colourful park with lots of trees to picnic under. This is a great one.
Not only is there a giant slide, but there’s also a full-sized basketball court AND tennis court!
Grab a towel, bucket and spade and a change of clothes - you’re in for some wicked wet adventures!
Mamma promises this playground upgrade was worth the wait!
Once you get tired of playing, you can take a bush walk along the track through the reserve.
This is one AWESOME spot! With lush greenery covering all areas, it is more than just your average local playground!
Mamma just loves this little farm themed playground!
With a large covered ‘banyard’, complete with picnic tables and a BBQ, it is the perfect place for a get together.
A lake, wetlands, walking track AND a playground!
Mamma LOVED this classic community playground before the upgrade, but now it is EVEN BETTER!
Ladies and Gents, start your engines, pop on a helmet, ding those bells. GET READY TO RACE! There is a BRAND NEW Grand Prix themed playground and it is just made for riding.
With heaps of wide open space, super cool play equipment and a BBQ - this is the ultimate picnic park!
This is one adventure YOU must explore!
This GIANT BLUE slide is a must ride!
This BUBBLEGUM PINK park is in a league of its own!
This wooden wonderland has everything you need for a perfect park play!
Mamma loves a themed park, so when she heard there was a park with huge pencils randomly spread we had to visit!
The Old Cheese Factory (or if you aren't concentrating - The Old Cheesecake Factory) is a beautiful community space. Firstly for the cheese and farm themed playspace, complete with windmill, tractor, farm animals and shops.
A completely fenced park with one of the largest sand pit we have ever seen. Not only is it a maze of logs and stepping stones and has everyone's favourite digger - but there is water.
There's two separate areas to have a play with facilities like slides, swings, rock-climbing wall, shop and more!
Space lovers are going to be in heaven when they blast off into this giant space-themed playground which includes a BMX track AND a skate park!
The hero of the park is the giant UFO. Complete will bouncy springs, jet engines, and two slides to disembark on. You can even pretend you are the pilot!
Who can resist an awesome beach-side playground? Especially one that has been newly updated!
Mamma just loves a themed park! And what can be better than a train theme?
Mamma loves a fully fenced in playground!!
Mamma has found a hidden treasure with this little beauty!
This is the ultimate picnic park - and recently upgraded!!
This playground has a wooden boat-style shape, with a HEAP to keep the whole family happy.
This is a wonderful park for burning off excess energy - which is always a win in Mamma's book!
You've gotta love an upgraded park!
This one was one of Mamma's favourites before it got an upgrade; now it is simply spectacular!
A fenced playground with a treetop adventure waiting for you!
Only steps away from beautiful Chelsea beach, is this wonderful nautical themed park!
Be prepared to be blown away by this wooden fort wonderland!
This incredible reserve has a lake, zip-liner, basketball court, maze, swings, sandpit, diggers and more!!
A huge wooden, shaded Pirate ship - complete with cannons, is the draw card at this fabulous playground!
Mamma loves an upgraded park! Especially one with a cute back story and water play!
Mamma LOVES this gorgeous old park in the middle of Albert Park
This place is so big there are three different playgrounds to explore! Caulfield Park is Nanna's favourite place to take a stroll on a sunny afternoon and she is always delighted to have a little munchkin to share it with! Mamma loves both playgrounds.
Mamma loves a beach playground especially one that has some awesome water play!
Mamma LOVES this fabulous marine-themed community park, with soft sand, heaps to climb slide and play on!
What a great park. This area used to be an old reservoir water catchment and after months of building and anticipation (and $10.8 million dollars!) the gates are now open to the masses!
Hold on to your hats boys and girls...there are DINOSAURS all over this park.
Of course the people of Sorrento would build something so lovely, complete with breathtaking views.
Welcome to one of the Peninsula's most popular playground.
Alma Park is pretty special! A unique collection of features - some you will never see anywhere else! Massive amount of space with some cool, at least three distinct play zones and a little something for all ages.
If I told you there was a playground that has been taken over by trolls ... would you believe me?
There is a rare gem of a playground that is to be uncovered in the Somerfield Estate in Keysbourgh. Pirate Park is a real treasure.
Talk about magic. As soon as you step through the magnifying glass you shrink and the bugs become GIANT.
Gigantic slides, smurf village, musical huts, skate park - could this be the BEST park in the South?
What could be better than one adventure packed park? Two of them, of course!
What could be more perfect than a pirate-themed park overlooking one of the most beautiful bays in Victoria? Not much!
This gem is a little oasis away from the hustle and bustle of busy streets of St Kilda - oh and did Mamma mention - there's Pony Rides??
A pirate-ship shaped playground bordered between Mordialloc creek and the beachside? Yes, please!
This gorgeous, seaside playground, with a marine-theme is a perfect all-year-round winner!