Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Southern Suburbs

Adelaide Inner South & Adelaide South Playgrounds

Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the Southern suburbs of Adelaide below. Some are not far from the city, while others are further South. There are some fantastic playgrounds in Adelaide’s South including nature play, ones along the beautiful beaches, and some old favourites. Our reviews include information about playground equipment and features, fencing, toilets and more. Some of the standout playgrounds in the South are the Jubilee Park Wooden Fort Playground in Pt Noarlunga, Wilfred Taylor Reserve Nature Playspace, and a little bit closer to the city, the Glenelg Foreshore Playground and Jervois Street Reserve

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Adelaide’s Top Parks and Reserves

Adelaide's Top Parks and Reserves There are some great parks and reserves around Adelaide, perfect for a catch up with ...
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Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve Playground with 2 Big Slides | Review

Aldinga Emerald Boulevard Reserve - Review This Aldinga playground is a great little stop for locals, if you happen to ...
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Alpine Road Reserve Playground | Seacombe Heights

Alpine Road Reserve Playground Review The Alpine Road Reserve was upgraded in 2020 and features exciting and innovative equipment, including ...
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Angus Neill Reserve Playground | Seacliff | Review

Angus Neill Reserve Playground Review The new playground at Angus Neill Reserve, on The Esplanade in Seacliff was officially opened ...
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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 ...
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Avenue Road Reserve Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park | Playground Review

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park - Playground Upgrade June 2017 The City of Mitcham's fun playground upgrade means there's something ...
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Barrans Reserve Mitcham nature play and adventure play area

Barrans Reserve – Mitcham | Toddler Nature Play & Adventure Play | Review

Barrans Reserve toddler nature play and adventure play area - NEW as at June 2017 Mitcham has a fabulous new ...
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Belair National Park Adventure Playground | Review

Belair National Park Adventure Playground Review Review by Claire Davill The Adventure Playground in Belair National Park is an oldie ...
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Blackwood Park Treetop Park & Playground | Craigburn Farm

Blackwood Park Treetop Park Adventure Playground Treetop Park at Blackwood Park has a fabulous rope skywalk, perfect for adventurous kids ...
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Breakout Creek Reserve | Glengowrie | 2018 Upgrade

Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie, a local playground in the City of Marion, was recently ...
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Brooklyn Drive Reserve playground Hallett Cove

Brooklyn Drive Reserve Playground Hallett Cove | Review

Brooklyn Drive Reserve Playground Hallett Cove A new little community playground by City of Marion has opened February 2021. The ...
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Brownhill Creek Recreation Park

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park | Mitcham | Review

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park at Mitcham | Review Looking to escape somewhere quiet? Try a nature hike at Mitcham’s Brownhill ...
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Capella Drive Reserve | Skate Park & Playground | Hallett Cove

Nannigai and Capella Reserves Precinct- New Skate Park, Playground & Bigger Car Park. Construction work commenced in April 2021 on ...
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carrick hill

Carrick Hill Story Book Trail | Free Activity | Review

Carrick Hill Story Book Trail Carrick Hill is an elegant English manor-style house built in 1939 surrounded by beautiful sprawling ...
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Central Avenue Reserve

Central Avenue Reserve Playground | Hallett Cove

Central Avenue Reserve Playground at Hallett Cove The playground at Central Avenue Reserve features a boxie climb with tunnel slide, ...
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Crescent Reserve Playground Edwardstown

Crescent Reserve Playground | Edwardstown | Review

Crescent Reserve Playground Edwardstown | Review The Crescent Reserve in Edwardstown is a local playground that was upgraded in mid-2020 ...
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Da Costa Reserve play space Glenelg East

Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment | Glenelg East | Opening Jun 2021

Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment Work has begun on the redevelopment of the Da Costa Reserve play space at Glenelg ...
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Dora Gild Playground review by Susannah Marks

Dora Gild Playground Upgrade | Clarence Park | Playground Review May 2018

Dora Gild Playground upgrade Playground review by Susannah Marks, May 2018 Dora Gild Playground is tucked away on a quiet ...
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Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review | City of Marion

Dwyer Road Reserve Playground Review 5 Dwyer Road, Oaklands Park Dwyer Road Reserve is Adelaide's first hi-tech playground and includes ...
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Exploring Marino | Marino Conservation Park & Bandon Terrace Reserve | Review

Day-tripping in Marino, South Australia - including Marino Conservation Park and the new-look Bandon Terrace Reserve by Carla Caruso The ...
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Fraser Reserve Myrtle Bank Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank | Playground Review

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank Playground Review A splash of green in the quiet suburban streets of Myrtle Bank, Fraser Reserve ...
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Gladys Mathwin Memorial Playspace

Gladys Mathwin Memorial Playspace | Brighton Oval | Opened Dec 2020

Gladys Mathwin Memorial Playspace A great addition to the Brighton Oval precinct is a new playground, which opened to the ...
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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 ...
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Glenthorne National Park | New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development

Glenthorne National Park - Ityamaiitpinna Yarta - New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development A nature-focussed adventure playground will be developed ...
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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 ...
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Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground Now Open | Aug 2018

City of Marion's newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open In a South Australian first, ...
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Heron Way Reserve Playground Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground | Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground - Hallett Cove The major upgrade of Heron Way Reserve has taken place and is now ...
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Heywood Park ninja playground

Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace for Tweens | City of Unley

Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Under Construction Editor's Note: the playspace is now open from 26 September 2019  READ OUR ...
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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 ...
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Jervois Street Reserve Playground | South Plympton

Jervois Street Reserve in South Plympton is open for play. After two years of community consultation with local residents, schools ...
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jubilee playground giraffe

Jubilee Park – Playground Beside the Wooden Fort Upgraded | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park - Playground Beside the Wooden Fort Upgraded Hello big giraffe! This splendid creature stands guard in front of ...
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Jubilee Playground Pt Noarlunga

Jubilee Park | Onkaparinga 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 ...
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Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review

Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review | Fullarton

Review of Katherine Street Reserve Playground, Fullarton Katherine Street Reserve in Fullarton opened last year - to the delight of ...
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Leicester Street Playground Review

Leicester Street Playground Review | A Top Pick for Best Toddler Playground in Adelaide

Leicester Street Playground Review by Susannah Marks If you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s perfect for toddlers or smaller ...
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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 ...
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Hendrie St Reserve Marion Inclusive Playground

Livvi’s Place Marion Inclusive Playground | Hendrie Street Reserve | Progress Pics

Livvi's Place Marion | Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Play Space In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has ...
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Mitchell Park Oval Playground

Mitchell Park Oval Playground The Mitchell Park Oval Playground was upgraded in 2019. Mitchell Park Oval Playground in The City ...
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Morton Road Sports and Community Hub | Christies Downs

Niipu-niipu Wama/Morton Park and Morton Road Sports and Community Hub The completion of the sprawling, family-friendly park at Christie Downs’ ...
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Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace

Nature Playspace | Wittunga Botanic Garden

Wittunga Botanic Garden Nature Playspace - Review Wittunga Botanic Garden's nature playspace is a fabulous space that provides a unique ...
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Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide

Nature Themed Playground at Harbour Town Adelaide Harbour Town’s nature themed playground opened in October 2021 and is the perfect ...
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New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area

NEW Ramsay Place Nature Play Area | ‘Great Garden’ | Noarlunga

New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area, Noarlunga Work is starting on a new 'Great Garden' nature play area at Ramsay ...
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Orphanage Park | Millswood | Review

Orphanage Park | Millswood by Catherine Leo This popular, leafy playground just behind Tabor College on Goodwood Road is one ...
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Pine Reserve Playground, Aberfoyle Park, Things to do with kids in Adelaide

Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

We've recently stumbled across an old gem - Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park by Brooke Hendry Have you ever ...
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Glenelg foreshore playground

Playgrounds in Adelaide’s Southern Suburbs

Adelaide Inner South & Adelaide South Playgrounds Find reviews and helpful information about playgrounds in the Southern suburbs of Adelaide ...
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Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) Review by Susannah Marks

Ramage Street Park | Morrie Harrell Playground, Unley | Playground Review

Review of Ramage Street Park aka Morrie Harrell Playground Review by Susannah Marks Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) ...
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Ridge Park | Open Space, Playgrounds and Outdoor Recreation | Myrtle Bank | Review

Ridge Park Myrtle Bank The City of Unley's Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors ...
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Seaside Park Playground | Moana | Review

Seaside Park Playground Moana | Review By Jo Parkinson Ahoy, me hearties! Come aboard the pirate ship at Moana’s newest ...
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shamrock road reserve

Shamrock Road Reserve – New Playground Now Open | Hallett Cove | Dec 2019

Shamrock Road Reserve Playground in Hallett Cove The new playground at Shamrock Road Reserve, Hallett Cove officially opened in December ...
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Sturt Gorge Dam at Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Flagstaff Hill | Review

Hiking at Sturt Gorge Dam and Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Review After a low-key weekend activity? Try a walk ...
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Thalassa Park Playground Opening | City of Onkaparinga | Nov 2017

A $320,000 playground is set to be opened in Thalassa Park in Aberfoyle Park this month, ready for the summer ...
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