Adelaide’s Top Parks and Favourite Play Spaces

Adelaide’s Top Parks, Play Spaces, Playgrounds & Reserves

There are so many fabulous parks and reserves around Adelaide, perfect for a catch up with friends or a picnic with the family. All the play spaces we have included below make our Play & Go list of TOP PARKS in South Australia.

Each park has plenty of play options for kids to explore and challenge themselves, shady spots to relax, areas to sit and enjoy a picnic and important facilities such as toilets.  Pack a picnic lunch, take a ball and the kids’ bikes and stay all afternoon. 

If you know of a park or playground that should be own this list just let us know here or comment below.

 

Dunstan Adventure Playground | St Peters | Upgrade Reveal

Dunstan Adventure Playground in St Peters has reopened after a major upgrade and still features a huge super-sized tunnel slide! ...
Golden Fields Adventure Playground

Golden Fields Reserve Adventure Playground | Golden Grove | Review

The new adventure playground at the extensive Golden Fields Reserve provides a jaw-dropping pair of climbing towers, the longest twisty ...

Penfold Park Playground | Magill | Review

Penfold Park Playground Magill Review by Claire Davill The upgrade of Penfold Park Playground in Magill has really enhanced this ...
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Thorndon Park Playground & Reserve | Paradise

Thorndon Park - Hamilton Terrace, Paradise (City of Campbelltown) This is one of the best playgrounds in Adelaide! The bird-themed ...

Tusmore Park | Free Wading Pool, Playground & Creek

Tusmore Park Wading Pool The refurbishment of the Tusmore Park Wading Pool has been highly anticipated by all who love ...
Glenelg foreshore playground

Glenelg Foreshore Playspace | Glenelg | Review

Glenelg Foreshore Playground Review The foreshore of Glenelg has long been a place for visitors and locals alike to visit ...
Burnside Adventure Park

Burnside Adventure Park Playground | Kensington Gardens Reserve | Review

Burnside Adventure Playground The Burnside Adventure Playground is an award winning playground situated within Kensington Gardens Reserve. {This review has ...

Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playground | Review

Rymill Park Quentin Kenihan Inclusive Playground The Rymill Park playspace has had a complete upgrade and aims to be a ...
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Wigley Reserve Playground Glenelg | Review

Glenelg's Wigley Reserve new $1 million adventure playspace and fitness hub has been officially opened on 31 October 2020 by ...
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Wilfred Taylor Reserve Nature Playspace | Morphett Vale | Review

Explore the largest nature-based playspace in Adelaide’s south, at Wilfred Taylor Reserve. By Brooke Hendry Parents – load up that ...
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Kurangga Park BMX Track | Adelaide

Kurangga Park BMX Bike Track For some families, it's not as easy (or safe) for kids to just jump on ...
Apex Park Burbridge Rd

Apex Park Playground Burbridge Road | Review

Apex Park Playground, on Burbridge Road, West Beach The Apex Park Playground has always been a popular one and is ...
Heywood Park Adelaide Ninja Playground

Heywood Park Ninja Obstacle Course – A Playground for Older Kids | Review

Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Review A unique playground designed for older kids which offers challenging fun. Heywood Park's new ...

Felixstow Reserve | Natural Playspace | Review

Felixstow Reserve Review by Susannah Marks The first thing that impressed me about Felixstow Reserve was the tranquility. Not in ...

MJ McInerney Reserve Playground | West Croydon | Review

MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon - Review by Carla Caruso The play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West ...
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Roy Marten Reserve Playground | Taperoo | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Review

Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide) Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on ...

Marshmallow Park Playspace Adelaide | Playground Review

Marshmallow Park Playspace | Review by Susannah Marks Adelaide's Marshmallow Park, located on Glen Osmond Road, underwent a major facelift ...
The Gums Review

The Gums Reserve – Tranmere | Top Adelaide Playground | Review

The Gums Reserve Tranmere Review What a great park for a BBQ or a picnic with friends. The many Gum ...
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Jubilee Park – Modern Playground | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park - Modern Playground (beside the Wooden Fort) Hello big giraffe! This splendid creature stands guard in front of ...
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Cobbler Creek Recreation Park New Playground & Pedler’s Paddock Bike Trails | Review

Cobbler Creek Playground Review Cobbler Creek Recreation Park has had a huge revamp and as part of the $1M upgrade ...
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North Adelaide Playground (Bundey’s Paddock) | Review

North Adelaide Playspace Review aka Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga (Park 9) Playspace by Susannah Marks The North Adelaide Playspace is ...

Jervois Street Reserve Playground | South Plympton

Jervois Street Reserve in South Plympton After two years of community consultation with local residents, schools and other community groups, ...

Goolwa Nature Playground | Fun by the River | Playground Review

Goolwa Nature Playground Review Bristow Smith Reserve | Barrage Road, Goolwa South by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide The lovely ...

Glenunga Hub | Water Play for Little Ones | Playground Review

Glenunga Hub Playground Review by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have ...

Orphanage Park | Millswood | Review

Orphanage Park | Millswood by Catherine Leo This popular, leafy playground just behind Tabor College on Goodwood Road is one ...

Princess Elizabeth Playground | South Terrace Adelaide | Review

Princess Elizabeth Playground We have visited the upgraded Princess Elizabeth Playground a few times now, and we can easily say ...

Linear Park Reserve (Waterfall Creek) | Nature Play Space | Hallett Cove | Review

Linear Park Reserve Playground - (Waterfall Creek), Hallett Cove The Linear Park (Waterfall Creek) Reserve in Hallett Cove was upgraded ...

Hart’s Mill Playground | Fun at The Port

Hart's Mill Playground The Hart's Mill precinct at Port Adelaide includes a fantastic fully-fenced play space with equipment for kids ...

Virginia Community Playground | A Little Gem in Virginia

Virginia Community Playground, Virginia, South Australia by Catherine Leo Strangely enough, this gem of a playground at Virginia (about 30kms ...

APEX Park Hawthorndene | A Foothills Favourite | Review

Apex Park Playground | Watahuna Drive, Hawthorndene by Catherine Leo You’d be hard-pressed to find a Mitcham Hills parent who ...

Princess Margaret Playground | A Black Forest Favourite | Review

Princess Margaret Playground | Byron Rd & Canterbury Tce, Black Forest by Catherine Leo If your child is like mine ...

Bush Magic Playground North Adelaide | An Oldie but a Goodie

Bush Magic Playground North Adelaide The Bush Magic Playground in North Adelaide, just next to the Adelaide Aquatic Centre, is ...

Adventure on South Terrace | Glover Playground Review

South Terrace Glover Playground | Review 2013 The South Terrace Glover Playground in Adelaide has recently had an upgrade. It ...
Jubilee Playground Pt Noarlunga

Jubilee Park | Wooden Fort Adventure Playground | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park, by the Onkaparinga River in Port Noarlunga, is without doubt, the best playground in the south of Adelaide ...
Helicopter Park Glover Playground North Adelaide

Helicopter Park | North Adelaide | Review

Helicopter Park aka Glover Playground - Review The Glover Playground North Adelaide, also known as 'Helicopter Park' by many, is ...

Bonython Park | Nature Activity Hub & Play Space | Playground Review

Bonython Playspace Playground Review Bonython Park was officially opened on 16 December 2012 and is a hugely popular destination for ...

Hazelwood Park | Flying Fox Adventure and a Whole Lot More…

Hazelwood Park: Flying Fox Adventure and a Whole Lot More... Hazelwood Park Playground, set amongst towering Gum trees has been ...
Slides St Kilda Adventure Playground Adelaide

St Kilda Adventure Playground | Castle, Slides, Flying Fox, Pirate Ship & More! | Review

St Kilda Adventure Playground - castle, slides, flying fox, pirate ship and more! In a word - impressive. The award-winning ...

 

 

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