Places to go

Western Australia is home to some fantastic parks and playgrounds to get your kids outside. 

 The Nature Play WA app has an awesome section dedicated to showcasing nature play spaces, parks, beaches and fun places for families to visit, Called Play In WA, there are more than 30 nature play spaces, and over 90 family-friendly locations, to discover!  Visit the Apple iTunes store (Apple devices) or Google Play Store (Android devices) and search for Nature Play WA to download the free app!If you know of a great nature play space you think should be included in this list, please let us know by submitting your place.


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Bannister Creek Playground

Lynwood, 6147

A nature based playground amongst the beautiful surroundings of Bannister Creek. After having a play, spend some time exploring the paths around the area to discover more of the creek. Full play space listing available on the Nature Play WA app’s “PLAY IN WA” section. Vi…

Woodbridge Riverside Park

Woodbridge, 6056

This nature play space has some great elements to swing or climb on, crawl through, touch and create. It boasts a large. stand-out flying fox and log swing, along with a timber pirate ship and some sand and water play areas. The area is fully fenced, but large, so keep your eye…

Yokine Playground

Yokine, 6060

A definite winner. Involving the community as consultants, the City of Stirling has created an all inclusive play space for all ages and abilities. Key features are balancing and climbing ropes, slides, musical instruments, natural timber elements, a water feature and beautiful…

Yallingup Playspace

Yallingup, 6282

This nature play area embraces it's beach side culture with the incorporation of a misty 'wave' and a surf shack cubby. It is a natural, adventurous engaging space for children of all ages. Full play space listing available on the Nature Play WA app’s “PLAY IN WA” sectio…

Wattle Grove Nature Discovery Park

Wattle Grove, 6107

This innovative play space provides an opportunity to connect children and nature in a local neighbourhood public open space. The space has been designed with mature trees, grasses and the local creek with tree stumps, rocks and other elements providing appeal to a diverse age ra…

Rannoch Tay Earn Reserve Nature Playground

Hamersley, 6022

The City of Stirling have developed a major nature playground at Rannoch Tay Earn Reserve in Hamersley. Full play space listing available on the Nature Play WA app’s “PLAY IN WA” section. Visit the Apple iTunes store(Apple devices) or Google Play Store (Android devices)…

Variety Place - Nature Play Space, Saw Ave, Kings Park

Subiaco, 6005

Located on the Subiaco side of Kings Park and Botanic Garden and accessible via Saw Avenue, this popular family area is an ideal place for picnic and recreation. There are picnic tables, free electric barbecues and open grassed areas. The Saw Avenue Amphitheatre is also located h…

Willagee Community Playspace - Webber Reserve

Willagee, 6156

This community built play space uses all forms of natural elements to inspire kids to imagine, invent and enjoy being outside. Rocks, logs, ropes and tyres have been used in a community public open space to give children and families in the Willagee community somewhere adventurou…

Dianella Regional Playground

Dianella, 6059

This regional playground offers a range of play environments and experiences including a conventional play space, a multi-goal area and a great nature play area. The nature play space has plank board walks and rope climbs alongside a limestone block climbing ridge. Picnic and sha…

North Perth Primary School Nature Play Area

North Perth, 6006

A new outdoor play area including cubby houses, balancing logs and an outdoor classroom.

Walyunga National Park

Bullsbrook, 6084

Walyunga National Park lies in the Darling Range, just behind the Darling Scarp, and covers both sides of a steep valley. Just to the east of the park, in the picturesque Avon Valley, the Avon River joins the Brockman River to form the Swan River. The river runs through the centr…

Kings Park

Perth, 6000

It would be impossible to discuss nature play spaces in Western Australia without mentioning the iconic Rio Tinto Naturescape,Kings Park.  This place has it all - a rock-filled stream for splashing and wading, cubby building areas, rope challenges and beautiful bush areas to…

Chevron Parkland @ Optus Stadium

Burswood, 6100

This new and magnificent nature play space is positioned on the Swan River foreshore by the Optus Stadium. Developed with input from the Whadjuk community, this vast space is inspired by the Noongar six seasons. It sprawls across 2.6 hectares of transformed parkland, with ple…

Piney Lakes Reserve

Melville, 6156

Surrounded by native bushland Piney Lakes Reserve, offers serenity and tranquillity. Piney Lakes is located in the suburb of Winthrop in the City of Melville bounded by Leach Highway to the north and Murdoch Drive to the east. The Reserve encompasses approximately 67ha, comprisin…

Perth Hills Discovery Centre

Mundaring, 6073

The Perth Hills Discovery Centre located at 380 Allen Road Mundaring (near Mundaring Weir) is within the Beelu National Park. The Centre is home to Nearer to Nature, which provides schools and the broader community with educational, interactive activities that are designed to enh…

Marmion Marine Park

Marmion, 6020

Marmion Marine Park has great natural beauty and is one of Perth's most important areas for aquatic recreation. The clear shallow lagoons, reefs and small islands of Marmion Marine Park provide habitats for seabirds, marine mammals and other remarkably diverse marine life. Th…

Regional Parks of the Darling Range

Kalamunda, 6076

The Regional Parks of the Darling Range provide visitors with spectacular views of Perth and the coastal plain, dramatic slopes, gorges, park coursing with seasonal waterways, sport for thrill seekers, tranquil picnic settings and so much more. The parks are located in the Kalamu…

Booragoon Lake

Booragoon, 6154

Booragoon Lake was once part of an Aboriginal transport route passing through many of the freshwater lakes south of the Swan River. Booragoon is a Nyoongah word that refers to the lower reaches of the Canning River. The area supports a variety of flora and fauna including two spe…

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