If you live close to the CBD, or feel like playing tourist for the day, then these awesome playgrounds in the inner suburbs are well worth a visit.
They are all tried and tested by a Brisbane Mum and offer up something special. If you know of any others we should add to the list, please let us know!
Captain Burke Park Playground, Kangaroo Point
What's so special? With spectacular views of the Story Bridge, this maritime themed playground is the perfect spot for a picnic by the river while the kids have a play in the playground.
Where is it? 117 Holman St, Kangaroo Point
New Farm Park Playground
What's so special? It is probably one of the best playgrounds in Brisbane as the play equipment winds through fig trees and there is something for all ages. It is very popular on weekends, with the Jan Powers Markets running, but as well during the week with kids activities happening at the Powerhouse.
What's so special? This fully fenced playground features a huge raised cubby house which has a play kitchen, two small slides and an undercover basement filled with tool boxes and trucks. On weekends, Victoria Park often has a jumping castle and other kids activities going on and if you have older children they may be interested in a game of the parks famous putt-putt.
What's so special? This brightly coloured playground has platforms to climb, ropes to clamber and many slides to choose from. There is also some smaller structures for babies and toddlers. It is within all the action of Southbank so lots to do after a play including swimming and restaurants.
Where is it? Located in Southbank, close to Street's Beach.
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Mowbray Park Playground, East Brisbane
What's so special? Located in beautiful Mowbray Park along the Brisbane River, there is just enough equipment to keep all ages entertained while you lounge on a picnic blanket under the fig trees. Kids will love the nautical theme and boats for imagination play.
Where is it? 78 Lytton Rd, East Brisbane
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City Botanic Gardens Playground
What's so special? There is a toddler swing where you can swing along with your little one, lots of equipment to run along, a sand pit and it is of course right in the heart of the CBD in the beautiful botanic gardens.
What's so special? Tucked away opposite Suncorp Stadium, it is commonly referred to as the helicopter playground with two sections, each suitable for different aged children.
Where is it? Moreton Street, Paddington
Roma Street Parklands Playground
What's so special? The Roma Street Parklands are absolutely gorgeous and the playgrounds are designed to compliment the natural surroundings. There are giant vegetables to jump on, slides and lots of places to climb and engage in imagination play.