Playgrounds worth travelling for: The best family playgrounds in Moreton Bay

Is it time to get the kids out of the house and away from technology? Why not visit one of the fantastic indoor and outdoor playgrounds the Moreton Bay region has to offer for the ultimate day-trip.

The kids will love playing among the interactive playgrounds while you can relax in the peaceful, natural surrounds with a good book, or grab a coffee and a bite to eat from the cafe while you sit and chat.

We’ve listed our favourite family friendly parks and indoor playgrounds below, so now all you need to do is jump in the car and decide which playground you're going to tackle first.


The Hills District All Abilities Playground - Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills

Not only is Leslie Patrick Park in Arana Hills the perfect place for the kids to have a great day - it's also an all abilities playground which means that children of all physical and intellectual abilities can join in the fun.

The playground includes:

  • a passive interactive garden space aimed at providing a peaceful experience to adults with dementia and Alzheimer's and children with sensory impairments
  • accessible picnic, barbecue and toilet facilities
  • fully fenced playground
  • wheelchair accessible carousels, musical instruments and sand play
  • 5 way swing with capsule seats

For more accessible and inclusive activities in Moreton Bay Region visit Moreton Bay Region for All, an accessible tourism website for the region.


Did all the playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.


Spinnaker Park, Newport

Set in a prime location on the Redcliffe Peninsula, Spinnaker Park is a beautiful lakefront playground appealing to families looking to enjoy a day in the sun. Made in conjunction with Stockland Newport and the Touched by Olivia Foundation, Spinnaker Park is an all-abilities playground in north Brisbane that ensures children of all abilities can play together, including those with physical disabilities and spectrum disorders such as autism.

Designed with a nautical theme in mind, the all-abilities playground features an interactive water feature that will be illuminated at night to create a spectacular display. The play environment caters to all ages, with equipment offering a wide variety of play activities that will encourage children’s imagination to run wild with a play ship, a coconut rope swing, climbing nets, slides and sand and water play activities that will challenge children’s physical, social and cognitive development.

For more accessible and inclusive activities in Moreton Bay Region visit Moreton Bay Region for All, an accessible tourism website for the region.


Did all the playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.


Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

Pine Rivers Park is one of the most popular public recreation spaces in the Strathpine region, just minutes from north Brisbane.

There’s a flying fox and climbing frame nestled among the mature Norfolk Pine trees, and a garden maze surrounded by a pedal train track means there’s plenty to keep big kids amused. Little kids will be safe in the fully fenced and tree-shaded playground with slide and swings, and a covered table and benches mean mum can sit and chat and still keep an eye on the happenings. A recent addition to the park is an exclusive toddler playground, complete with toddler-height activities, sandpit and swings.


Did all the playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Check out nearby dining and takeaway.


Revolution Sports Park, North Lakes

Located near the popular Westfield Shopping Centre in North Lakes, Revolution Sports Park is your one-stop shop for an action-packed day of fun and fitness.

This massive indoor adventure playground caters to all ages and skill levels filled with everything to launch you skyward, from gravity-defying trampolines, challenging rock-climbing walls to obstacle courses fit for a ninja warrior.

Oh, can't forget basketball dunk lanes!

The Ninja Warrior Obstacle course is as seen on Australian Ninja Warrior, and features towering obstacles of varying heights, challenging your agility, strength and coordination.


Other than the abundance of dining options at Westfield Shopping Centre, why not take a look at some other dining and takeaway options in North Lakes.


Bray Farm "Harry Potter" Park, Griffin

Dubbed the ‘Harry Potter Park’ by locals for its bewitching structures, Bray Farm Park combines art, culture and nature to create a unique family fun park in north Brisbane. Tucked away in the quiet Riverbreeze Estate of Griffin, the Brisbane Harry Potter park features two main structures that have a bridge, climbing net, fireman’s pole, slide, turrets and windows.

Additionally, there is a larger climbing net separate from the structures that is considered to reflect Harry Potter character Hermione’s time turner.


Did all the playing work up an appetite (for you and the kids)? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.


The Mill Water Park & Play Space, Petrie

Families and children of all ages will enjoy playing and splashing at Moreton Bay Region's newest free water park and play space at Petrie. Located within The Mill at Moreton Bay, the space features:

  • Water play zone including choreographed fountains
  • Water bucket
  • Flying fox
  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ's
  • Picnic shelters
  • Shade and seating
  • Cricket pitch with smart lighting

Surrounding the parkland are large areas of revegetation works which include native trees for koala habitat. This work will also enhance the the fauna movement corridor along the North Pine River. This area is open to the public for the enjoyment of all from 8am until 8pm daily.


Need to feed those little tummies? Check out nearby dining and takeaway options.


BOUNCEinc Morayfield Indoor Playground

BOUNCE transcends the ordinary trampoline park experience. Prepare to be amazed by a massive 3,000m2 space of interconnected trampolines, adventure features, and safety padding. It’s an adrenaline paradise offering everything from free-jumping zones to challenging wall climbs and ninja courses.

The indoor adventure park includes:

  • Free-jump arena
  • Trampoline dodgeball
  • Basketball dunk
  • High performance arena
  • The wall run
  • Airbag pillow
  • Cliff jump
  • X-Park ninja course
  • Rock climbing
  • Minibounce zone


When the kids (both big and small) need to refuel, there are plenty of places to grab food, check out the dining and takeaway options.


Pirate Park, Scarborough

Located in the sleepy shopping strip of Scarborough Village, Pirate Park is a favourite for parents of toddlers and teens alike. Set on absolute beach frontage, the park boasts plenty of car parking spaces as well as barbeques, toilets, green space for kicking a ball and sandy shores for building a castle. But the most popular feature is the creative, fenced playground including traditional play equipment, train and pirate themed attractions and a cluster of stunning trees for climbing.

If the kids still have energy after running around at Pirate Park back through the car park and just a little bit further along Scarborough Beach you'll find an inflatable Jumping Pillow.


If you've worked up an appetite, you don't have to walk far. Just across the road from the park you'll find Scarborough Village with plenty of dining and takeaway options.

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We hope you enjoy your time exploring all that our wonderful region has to offer.

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.