It’s summer! Pack the bathers, a picnic, “slip, slop, slap” and head to a beach with playground in Perth. These kid-friendly beaches in Perth are the perfect place to spend the entire day. Start with a swim and play on the sand, then enjoy a picnic and play in the park! There are so many beaches in Perth that offer brilliant playgrounds (many with a boat/pirate theme!) and facilities nearby – some are even found by the river. See the Bugybuddy’s ultimate guide to beaches with playgrounds in Perth…
Beaches with Playgrounds – North of the Perth
Home to the infamous Alkimos shipwreck, the new playground by the beach also has a ship theme. The Shorehaven Treasure Island playground has a huge slide and lots of other fun features. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Jindalee is home to not one, but two beach side playgrounds! The colourful Eden Beach playground, is perfect for older children, while Jindalee Beach playground found next to Jindalee Beach Shack Café also has a hidden fairy garden! Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
The popular suburb of Burns Beach has a shaded playground right across from the beach. The Burns Beach café is also handy for take away snacks or a post swim brunch. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Iluka Foreshore Park features a great little playground, as well as plenty of space for a ball game and BBQ after a trip to the beach. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Tom Simpson Reserve has two brilliant playgrounds and is found right next to the white sands of Mullaloo Beach. Cafes, Restaurants and a Fish and Chip shop mean there’s plenty of dining/picninc options too. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Whitfords Nodes has just had a big makeover with a new playground installed in December 2019. A mix of traditional and nature play, it will keep kids amused after a swim. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Hillarys Boat Harbour is one of Perth’s most child friendly beaches. The sheltered beach not only offers handy stroller/wheelchair access, but there is a play area for little ones right on the sand! Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Watermans Bay is a hidden spot that offers crystal clear waters to splash in, as well as a fenced and gated playground. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Scarborough Beach is one of the ultimate destinations in Perth for a paddle and play! Kids will never want to leave the amazing Whale Playground and there’s lots of amenities nearby. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Not heading to the ocean? Lake Leshenaultia is a lovely spot in the Perth Hills with a sandy beach and nearby playground. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Other great beaches with playgrounds north of the river:
- Swanbourne Beach Playground
- Cottesloe Beach Playground
- City Beach Playground
- Floreat Beach Playground
- Trigg Beach Playground
- Quinns Rocks Beach Playground
Playgrounds at Beaches South of Perth
John Tonkin Reserve in East Freo has a sandy beach on the banks of the Swan River. The boat themed playground is a popular spot for a picnic too. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Walk the plank at South Freo Beach! This pirate themed playground is found opposite the beach and has plenty of space to throw down a picnic rug. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
On the banks of the Swan River, the shaded Bicton Quarantine Park is close to popular spot, the Bicton Baths. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Deep Water Point, on the Canning River is home to a playground perfect for little climbers, as well as a sandy beach for a paddle or making sandcastles. Dome is also found at the popular spot. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
North Coogee is home to the very cute SS Wyola steam tug inspired playground. Found next to the dog beach, you can take your fur babies along too. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
Found on Rockingham foreshore is a brilliant playground just meters from the waters’ edge! Read more in the Buggybuddys review
The ocean themed Harbour Playground is a fully fenced, inclusive play space located on the Secret Harbour foreshore. Designed for all ages, all abilities and all levels of adventure – the fun play space has a giant octopus and vibrant coral reef feel. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
The Lido is a calm man-made beach found at Dolphin Quay. There’s a brilliant ship play area nearby that little pirates will love. Read more in the Buggybuddys review.
There are plenty of regional beaches with fun-tastic playgrounds too;
- Koombana, Bunbury
- Busselton Foreshore (pictured)
- Yallingup Beach
- Middleton Beach, Albany
- Geraldton Youth Precinct
- Denham Foreshore
Have we missed your favourite beach with playground in Perth or WA? Let us know in the comments below!
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