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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
treetop playground

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 ...

Bowker Oval Playground | North Brighton

Bowker Oval Playground in North Brighton - Review By Claire Davill Tucked away in the backstreets of North Brighton, this ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

Capella Drive Reserve Playground & Skate Park – Hallett Cove l Review

Capella Drive Reserve in Hallett Cove Playground, Skate Park, Bike Track - Review By Jo Parkinson Calling all kids who ...
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 ...
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, ...

Christopher Grove Reserve | Fairy Playspace | O’Halloran Hill

Christopher Grove Reserve Fairy Playspace Can you keep a secret? We have found out where the fairies live! Review by ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

Everard Park Reserve and Playground l Review

Everard Park Reserve and Playground This park is a hidden gem, and it’s situated just off Anzac Highway. Review by ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta | Adventure Playground Opens 30 Jul 2023

Nature Play Adventure Playground Opens at Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta is one of Adelaide’s newest national ...
Glenthorne National Park- Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta Adventure Playground | O’Halloran Hill | Review

Discover the Ultimate Adventure at Glenthorne National Park - Ityamaiitpinna Yarta’s Amazing Nature Playground. If you’re looking for a fun ...

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 ...

Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground | Park Holme

Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground was designed to cater for all ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve, Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park received a $1.6 million dollar upgrade and was officially opened to the public ...

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, ...
jubilee playground giraffe

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

McElligott’s Reserve – Ninja Course Playground | Springfield | Review

McElligott's Quarry Ninja Course Playground in Springfield A brand new ninja course that's actually suitable for smaller kids is now ...

Mitchell Park Oval Playground

Mitchell Park Oval Playground The Mitchell Park Oval Playground was upgraded in 2019. Mitchell Park Oval Playground in The City ...

Mortlock Reserve Playground | Colonel Light Gardens | Review

Mortlock Reserve Playground in Colonel Light Gardens Mortlock Reserve contains an extensive playground, with something for everyone, blending old and ...

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’ ...
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 ...

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 ...

Orphanage Park | Millswood | Review

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

Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park has had an upgrade! Review by Brooke Hendry Have you ever lived in an ...
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) ...
New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area

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

Ramsay Place Nature Play Area, Noarlunga The Ramsay Place Nature Play Area includes sculptural landscape features, stepping stones, a rain ...

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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