Playgrounds

Fully fenced, shaded, near coffee, close to parking, BBQs, toilets, accessible……we’re on the hunt for ALL the best playgrounds from Burleigh to Byron Bay. Each one of our listings includes photos, description of why we love it, what type of kids we think will love it, facilities available, age suitability and more. We won’t just list the biggest, busiest ones either because we know some kids like a quiet park all to themseleves, and that’s OK with us!

Ray Pascoe Park, Tweed Heads

Ray Pascoe Park, Tweed Heads

Thanks to a fairly recent 70,000 dollar upgrade, Ray Pascoe Park is a place to visit. This park runs along the edge of Tweed River can be found on Kennedy Drive in Tweed Heads. The makeover at Ray Pascoe Park in Kennedy Drive includes an adventure play ground with...

Byron Bay Recreational Grounds

Byron Bay Recreational Grounds

Found in the Byron Bay Recreational Grounds. This area is not just a playground. Its home to a number of sporting facilities including basketball/netball courts, soccer, football, hockey fields plus a cricket pitch and tennis court. The little playground that can be...

Elizabeth Sloper Park

Elizabeth Sloper Park

If the hectic at times Laguna Playground isn't your style, walk just a little bit around the corner and you'll find this little playground surrounded by a great park area and BIG undercover shelter that's perfect (and popular) for a kids party or group gathering. The...

Burnett and Carrie Clark Playground, Burleigh Waters

Burnett and Carrie Clark Playground, Burleigh Waters

What a great little playground find! Located just behind Burleigh Stocklands this is a quiet little park that's great for toddlers but also has enough to keep older kids busy. Equipment includes a great curly slide, swings, rockers, some spinning blocks and a big...

Jack Bayliss Park, Kingscliff

Jack Bayliss Park, Kingscliff

Another beautiful beach side park. This one is located along the main street in Kingscliff. It can be found at the southern end of the town which means it's much quieter. Each time we have been here there has been no one but us. The climbing obstacles are fairly high...

Bangalow Weir Parklands – nature play, Bangalow

Bangalow Weir Parklands – nature play, Bangalow

Just behind the main street of Bangalow you will find the most beautiful parklands. Historically home in the early 1900's to the Bangalow Creek Swimming Pool, the area has been recently restored and now includes an amazing nature playground. The nature playground has...

Marjorie St Henry Park, Burleigh Heads

Marjorie St Henry Park, Burleigh Heads

If you're after more of a bush view than an ocean view this little park might be for you. This park is located within Burleigh Ridge Park which is also a great little spot for a bushwalk with kids. You're likely to spot some wildlife when you visit this park. We had 2...

Waterlily Park, Ocean Shores

Waterlily Park, Ocean Shores

Waterlily Park is a playground you should definitely visit. It's had a recent upgrade including adding a double 40m flying fox (one seat has a full chair and seatbelt!). The play equipment is really impressive, a lot of it made out of wood, including a huge seesaw and...

Wallace Nicoll Playground, Currumbin

Wallace Nicoll Playground, Currumbin

Another park with a notoriously beautiful Gold Coast view. This park is "kinda" fenced from the road, although little sneaky run aways could probably still manage to escape, so just be wary of that. Not a lot of equipment, but enough to keep toddlers busy for a while....

Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta

Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta

This one’s for all the little spideys or for the kids who love playing the game The Floor Is Lava! A playground made up of mainly climbing ropes and a huge enclosed slide. Located along Marine Parade in Cooly, this playground is close to public toilets, right next to...

Bill Thomson Park, Elanora

Bill Thomson Park, Elanora

What a great park! Located at one end of Pine Lake this is a great spot if you need to cater for a range of ages. There are two toddler playgrounds that are shaded and have slides, swings, see saws, rockers and a spinner that I went on and almost instantly threw up....

Ironbark Street Park, Elanora

Ironbark Street Park, Elanora

If you need a small quiet park for toddlers/little kids that also has a bit of room to run around this is perfect! (Just be careful as it has direct access to water so keep that in mind) This is a great spot if you want to catch up with some friends who also have...

Winders Park & Apex Park, Currumbin

Winders Park & Apex Park, Currumbin

Winders Park can be found overlooking the gorgeous Currumbin creek in Currumbin. This very long park is made up of 3 different sets of play equipment equally spaced out alongside the creek. We've also added Apex Park to this post because it's right next door and if...

Cudgera Creek Park, Hastings

Cudgera Creek Park, Hastings

The B2BK kids adored this beachside park and there were many tears when we left. Located in Hastings Point right in front of the creek, you’ll find a GIGANTIC climbing fort! The playground, just across from Hastings Point Holiday Park, also includes swings, a huge...

Currumbin RSL Playground, Currumbin

Currumbin RSL Playground, Currumbin

This playground is FENCED and is within eye sight of somewhere you can EAT and DRINK at. That is a win for us! Currumbin RSL Playground is found out the back next to the (you guessed it!) Currumbin RSL and alongside beautiful Currumbin Creek. You can sit outside on...

Bromley Park

Bromley Park

I have lived in Palm Beach for 10+ years and I never knew this park existed until accidentally riding past it on my bike this morning. I suppose if you have no reason to be going down Eleventh Ave you might not know about it either. Nothing too much to see here BUT it...

Norries Headland Lions Park, Cabarita

Norries Headland Lions Park, Cabarita

Great little park at the entrance of Norries Headland walk, where you can sit and picnic whilst whale spotting. The playground equipment includes climbing nets, steps, ladders, two slides (a small general one and a steep tunnel slide), two swings and a 'spinney...

Coral Street Park, Coolangatta

Coral Street Park, Coolangatta

If you're a family who needs a BIG wide open space as well as playground equipment....this one's for you This park is located near Twin Towns right near the QLD/NSW border. Equipment is great for little climbers like mine. There are seperate sections for little kids...

Ambrose Brown Park, Pottsville

Ambrose Brown Park, Pottsville

Ambrose Brown Park can be found in Pottsville next to Mooball Creek underneath a beautiful canopy of trees - great place to stop before or after a swim. The equipment for toddlers includes textured mushrooms to weave between, spinning blocks to make patterns with and...

Pat Fagan Park, Coolangatta

Pat Fagan Park, Coolangatta

If you're up for a small walk, park the car at Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Surf Life Saving Club and walk around Greenmount Headland and count how many lizards you can spot! Or you can attempt to nab a carpark alongside the playground. Pat Fagan Park is next to...

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