Adelaide’s Top Parks & Playgrounds

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Adelaide has many wonderful adventure parks and playgrounds suitable for all ages, and offer an array of different challenges.

Some are well kept secrets while others are exploding with activity on a regular basis. Playing outside on various types of structures provides children with both physical and mental stimulation. Kids love to run around outside, they meet other children and there’s not a screen of any sort in sight!

The best playgrounds are not always that easy to find, so we have compiled a list here of some of the ones we know and love. If you know of an adventure park or playground that deserves to be on this list – let us know! Email us here with your suggestion.

Marshmallow Park sharing swing

CITY

Adelaide Zoo – Nature’s Playground {Zoo entry cost applicable} | Frome Road, Adelaideread our review

Bonython Park New Activity Hub | Port Road, Adelaide | map | read our review here

Bush Magic Playground | Corner of Jeffcott Rd and Fitzroy Tce, North Adelaide | map | read our review here

Glover Playground South Terrace | South Terrace, Adelaide (just near the corner of Pulteney Street) | map | read our review here

Helicopter Park – Glover Playground | Lefevre Terrace, North Adelaide | map | read our review here

Helicopter Park Glover Playground North Adelaide

Kurrangga Park BMX Track | cnr Greenhill Rd & Unley Rd, Adelaide | map | read our review here

Marshmallow Park | Glen Osmond Rd, Adelaide | map | read our review here {Currently closed due to upgrade from August to December 2017}

North Adelaide Playspace | corner Bundeys Road & MacKinnon Parade | map  | read our review here {Opened October 2016}

Princess Elizabeth Playground | South Terrace, Adelaide (near the corner of Goodwood Road) | map | read our review here

Rymill Park | East and Dequetteville Terraces & Rundle and Bartels Roads, Adelaide | map | read our review here

 

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EAST

Burnside Adventure Playground | Kensington Gardens Reserve, West Terrace, Kensington Gardens | map | read our review here

Dunstan Adventure Playground | Winchester St, St Peters | map | read our review here

Glenunga Hub Playground {Opened January 2016} | L’Estrange Street, Glenunga | map | read our review

Hazelwood Park Adventure Playground | cnr Howard Terrace & Davenport Terrace, Hazelwood Park | map | read our review here

Mitcham Reserve | Old Belair Road, Mitcham | map

Morialta Conservation Park Nature Playground, pictured below {New – Opened 1 September 2017} | Stradbroke Road, Woodforde | map | read our review here

Orphanage Park | Mitchell Street, Millswood map | read our review

Tusmore Park, Playground & Wading Pool | enter from Barr-Smith St, Stirling St or Rivington Grove, Tusmore | map | read our review here

Tusmore Park January 2013

 

WEST

Hart’s Mill Playground  |  Mundy Street, Port Adelaide (or go to the end of Nile Street where there is parking) | map  | read our review here

North Haven Adventure Playground |  Osborne | find out more here

Semaphore Park | Point Malcolm Reserve, Semaphore Park | read our review here

Harts Mill playground cover pic

 

NORTH/NORTH EAST

Cobbler Creek Recreation Park – Playground & Bike Tracks | Cnr Bridge Rd & Smith Rd, Salisbury East | map | read our review here {Opened October 2016}

Goldenfields Reserve Playground | 250 The Golden Way, Golden Grove | map | see the City of Tea Tree Gully’s interactive map here

Klemzig Reserve Playground | OG Road, North East Rd & Wellington St, Klemzig (behind the O.G. Hotel) | map | read our review here

St Kilda Adventure Playground (Upgraded in 2015) | Fooks Terrace, St Kilda | map | read our review here

Thorndon Park | Hamilton Terrace, Paradise | map | read our review here

Virginia Community Playground | Old Port Wakefield Road, Virginia | map | read our review here

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INNER SOUTH & SOUTH

Apex Park | Watahuna Drive, Hawthorndene | read our review here

Glenelg Foreshore Playspace {Opened December 2015} | Glenelg | map | read our review

Goolwa Nature Playground | Bristow Smith Reserve, Barrage Road, Goolwa South | map | read our review 

Jervois St Reserve {Opened August 2016} |  South Plympton | read our review

Jubilee Adventure Playground | Saltfleet Street | Port Noarlunga South | map | read our review

Linear Park (Waterfall Creek) Reserve Playground | Slade Crescent (cnr Planters Dr), Hallett Cove | read our review

Princess Margaret Playground | Blackforestread our review

Jubilee Playground Pt Noarlunga

ADELAIDE HILLS

Belair National Park | Upper Sturt Road, Belair | mapread our review here

Steamroller Park | Cnr Mt Barker Rd & Avenue Rd, Stirling | read our review here

 

Also check out our Best Playgrounds for Under 5s HERE.

Some more pics of some of our favourite playgrounds (click on the image to see Review):

Bonython Park Playground view

Belair Adventure Playground

 

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