Best Playgrounds for Birthday Parties

A birthday party held in a park can be so much fun! Parks contain everything kids love such as exciting play equipment and plenty of space to run around on, plus a party in a park can be put together on the smallest budget!

Fenced Parks for Birthday Parties

Planning a party for smaller children? These fenced playground options will help keep your little party goers contained.

Optus Stadium Sensory Playground

33 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood

A fenced playground with lots to play on, a barbecue area and shade. The kids will be kept busy for a few hours playing and exploring!

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Optus Stadium Sensory Playground

Yokine Play Space – Yokine Reserve

100 Wordsworth Avenue, Yokine

This playground is fully fenced and double gated. It features two picnic areas within the fenced area, one with a barbecue, as well as a mix of play equipment to suit most ages. With a water-play section, this one will be a winner on those hot summer days!

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Yokine Reserve

Bibra Lake Regional Playground

Progress Drive, Bibra Lake

Equipped with a shaded barbecue and picnic area, this all-abilities playground has something to suit everyone! Kids will love exploring the many climbing areas and the skywalk slide, splashing in the water-play sprinklers, and visiting with the giant turtles.

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Ivey Watson Playground

Kulunga Grove, Kings Park, West Perth

Ivey Watson Playground has loads of play equipment suitable for kids under 5. There is a large undercover area for hire as well as gazebos and a barbecue area just outside the fenced section.

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Ivey Watson Playground (Stickybeaks), Kings Park

Somerly Park

Celebration Turn, Clarkson

This shaded park has a barbecue area with picnic tables adjacent to the playground. The play area is well away from the road, and has play equipment and a large grassed area for kids to play on.

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Somerly Park, Clarkson

Tomato Lake Reserve

Oates Street, Kewdale

Tomato Lake Reserve has plenty of equipment to suit toddlers, as well as older siblings. There are barbecues and picnic tables, and lots of parking. There’s a café available later in the week if you need a cool drink or a coffee.

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Tomato Lake

Rossiter Pavilion and Playing Fields

Tuberose Road, Piara Waters

Pack your sand play toys! Rossiter Pavilion has a great sandpit with a mud kitchen, nature play and a play structure. There is a great barbecue area with picnic tables and plenty of space to spread out a picnic blanket.

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Rossiter Pavilion and Playing Fields, Piara Waters

Shorehaven Boulevard Playground

Forestay Turn, Alkimos

This shaded park has lots to offer for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Bring down some sand toys for extra fun! There is a covered barbecue area with picnic tables and plenty of grassed area to spread out a picnic rug.

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Shorehaven Boulevard Playground, Alkimos

Sea Themed Parks for birthday parties

Are you planning a pirate, mermaid or ocean themed party? Don’t walk the plank. Check out these sea themed parks.

Shipwreck Park, Sienna Wood

Corner of Forrest Road and Eleventh Road, Hilbert

Fly your pirate flag and pack the esky for a barbecue or a picnic at Shipwreck Park. The kids will enjoy exploring the pirate ship, zipping along the flying fox or playing in the little creek water-play section.

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Shipwreck Park

McIntyre Park

McIntyre Avenue, Burns Beach

McIntyre Park features a nautical themed playground with seagulls and shipwreck play equipment and shaded picnic areas.

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McIntyre Park, Burns Beach

Heath Park, Amberton Scooter and Pirate Park

Cinnabar Drive, Eglinton

Pack your scooters and a picnic for birthday parties at Heath Park. There are shaded picnic areas with barbecues, and lots for kids to climb, including a wooden pirate ship.

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Amberton Scooter Park and Pirate Playground

Mullaloo Beach Playground

Mullaloo Drive, Mullaloo

This playground close to the beach features two separate playgrounds, one with a ship theme. It is close to Dome Café and a drive through Coffee Kiosk, and has lots of shaded picnic shelters and barbecues.

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Tom Simpson Playground, Mullaloo

Train or Car Themed Parks for birthday parties

Train fans and little rev heads will love partying at these parks!

Morgan John Morgan Reserve

Corner of Hardey Road and Glenway Parade, Glen Forrest

Known locally as The Train Park, Morgan John Morgan Reserve features a life size replica train with a large sand pit and play frame. There are shaded picnic tables and barbecues.

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Train Park Glen Forrest

Neil Hawkins Park

200 Boas Avenue, Joondalup

Neil Hawkins Park is perfect for little children, with a miniature train to climb and play on, and three barbecues and seven picnic stations to choose from.

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Neil Hawkins Park Joondalup

Shepherds Bush Park

Barriedale Road, Kingsley

Pack your scooters and bikes for a fun-filled party on the road-like scooter track at Shepherds Bush. There is also a jump track for bigger kids, and some traditional-style play equipment, along with a covered barbecue area.

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Shepherds Bush Park, Kingsley

Dinosaur/Adventure Themed Parks for birthday parties

Is your child the adventurous type obsessed with Jurassic Park? Consider these parks for a themed party they will love.

Vale Adventure Park

Egerton Drive, Aveley

Vale Adventure Park is packed with fun, including fossils to hunt in the sandpit. There are covered tables and barbecues, and an IGA close by if you need supplies.

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Vale Adventure Park, Aveley

Jungle Park Whiteman Edge

Corner of Glouster Approach and Everglades Avenue, Brabham

Jungle Park is a playground packed with adventurous fun! It features giant dinosaur footprints and lots to climb and explore, with covered picnic tables and barbecues available for get togethers.

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Jungle Park Whiteman Edge

Woodbridge Riverside Play Space

First Avenue, Woodbridge

In addition to being a great park for nautical themed parties, Woodbridge Riverside Play Space also features dinosaur bones just waiting to be discovered.

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Woodbridge Riverside

Synergy Parklands, Kings Park

May Drive, Kings Park, West Perth

Featuring a two-tiered fort and large scale dinosaur and extinct Australian animal replicas, this park will be a hit with any dino fan! There are plenty of barbecues and open space for friends and family to gather together and celebrate.

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synergy Parklands

Faulkner Park

Progress Way, Cloverdale

This exciting, gated park has something to keep kids of all ages busy! It features a large volcano structure, turtles, tiki statues, a pirate ship and lots more. Perfect for a big adventure party!

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Faulkner Park, Volcano Park, Belmont

Kingsway Regional Playground

Spectator Drive, Madeley

Kingsway Regional Playground is a great naturally shaded park for kids of all ages, and features a dinosaur statue, dino footprints and a sandpit with a dinosaur fossil to dig up!

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Kingsway Regional Playground

Splishy Splashy Water Playgrounds for Birthday Parties

Pack your swimmers and a towel and get ready to party at these water play parks!

Kwinana Adventure Park

Walgreen Crescent, Calista

If you’re looking for that’s accessible to all ages and abilities, and includes water-play, this is the one for you! Kwinana Adventure Park features a big splash pad, nature-play, loads of equipment to play on, and an amazing picnic shelter to hire which includes kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and sink.

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Kwinana Adventure Playground

Kinkuna Adventure Park

Revolution Avenue, Eglinton

Kinkuna Adventure Park has a splash pad with jets and sprayers that the kids will love! The park is packed with swings, climbing frames and has a large picnic area to host your party.

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Kinkuna Adventure Playground

Rainbow Waters Playground

Library Avenue, Ellenbrook

Rainbow Waters is an award-winning free to use water park with fifteen interactive water features, including fountains, bubble jets and spray guns.

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Ellenbrook Rainbow Waters Playground

Whiteman Park Water Playground

Lord Street, Whiteman

This water playground features as 30cm deep paddling pool with squirty water jets which kids will love!

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Perth's Best Free Water Playgrounds

Hyde Park Water Playground

Vincent Street, North Perth

This shaded splash pad has lots of water jets, spray guns and tipping buckets to keep the kids amused. Barbecues are closely adjacent and a playground is close by, also in Hyde Park.

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Hyde Park Water Playground 

Beach-side Parties for Birthday Parties

If you’re planning a party around a play at the park and a splash in the ocean, these parks are your best bet.

Floreat Beach Playground

Challenger Parade, City Beach

This lovely little park adjacent to the beach has a large green area with several picnic shelters and a playground with traditional play equipment and water-play.

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Floreat Beach Playground

Hillarys Boat Harbour Playground

Southside Drive, Hillarys

Hillarys Boat Harbour has one of the best beaches for kids, with a calm shallow beach with a small playground. There are grassed areas to spread out a picnic rug, with shops close by in the shopping precinct on the boardwalk for a coffee or ice cream.

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Hillarys Boat Harbour Playground

Coogee Beach Playground

Poore Grove, Munster

This small playground with a nautical theme close to the beach would be perfect for a casual birthday barbecue or picnic.

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 Coogee Beach Playground

North CY O’Connor Beach Playground

Rollinson Road, North Coogee

A fun nautical themed playground with a large grassed area perfect for a picnic by the beach, this park is dog friendly and is located adjacent to dog friendly beaches.

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South Beach Playground

Ocean Road, South Fremantle

With a playground perfect for little pirate lovers, this park has grassed area and barbecues with covered gazebos, all walking distance to the beach.

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South Beach Playground

Burns Beach Foreshore Playground

Beachside Drive, Burns Beach

This park features a playground, barbecues and a large grassed area. Head down early to grab a spot for your next party!

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Burns Beach Foreshore Playground

Watermans Bay Playground

West Coast Highway, Watermans Bay

This party friendly park close to the beach features barbecues and picnic tables and a fully fenced playground with a grassy area.

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Watermans Bay Playground


Superhero Themed Parks for Birthday Parties

It’s time to be a hero! Your little Batman or Spiderman will love partying at these parks.

Escarpment Park

Bristlebird Circuit, Alkimos

Little Spiderman fans will love this park packed with climbing ropes, swings and a flying fox that is perfect for a birthday adventure! Set up under a covered picnic table or throw a rug down on the grass.

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Escarpment Park

Millet Park

Grant Street, Innaloo

Known locally as “Spiderman Park”, this playground with a huge rope web will be a big hit with Spiderman fans. There’s a smaller playground for toddlers, a large grassed area and barbecues with picnic tables.

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 Millet "Spider-Man" Park.

Crimea Skate Park and Playground

139 Crimea Street, Morley

A playground full of climbing webs and an adventurous skate park for bigger kids is sure to be a winner! Pack a picnic lunch and set up under one of the covered picnic tables.

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Crimea Skate Park and Playground, Morley

Enright Reserve Playground

Corner of Wilkies Street & Ingram Street, Hamilton Hill

An adventurous playground fit for a superhero, full of climbing webs, balancing logs and tunnels. Set up your party under the covered picnic table area or throw down a picnic rug.

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Enright Reserve, Hamilton Hill

McDougall Park

20 Clydesdale Street, Como

Little superheroes will love zipping along the flying fox, climbing the many spiderman ropes and webs. The park has a covered picnic area and barbecues, and plenty of grassed area to throw down a picnic rug.

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Neil McDougall Park, Como 

Meadow Springs Quarry Adventure Park

Grandmere Parade, Meadow Springs

This adventure park has something for superheroes of every age! There is a shaded, grassy barbecue area at the top of the park, and two playground Find out more

 Meadow Springs Quarry Adventure Park, Mandurah

Cockburn ARC Playground

Midgegooroo Avenue, Cockburn Central

A perfect playground for adventurous kids, this park is packed with climbing ropes big and tall, tunnels and a rock climbing wall. There is all abilities access, covered picnic tables and free barbecues.

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 Cockburn ARC Playground, Cockburn


Riverside Parties for Birthday Parties

Breezy locations close to the water that are perfect for relaxed kids parties.

Keanes Point Playground

Lilla Street, Peppermint Grove

A riverside playground with play equipment for kids of all ages, this park has picnic tables, barbecues and plenty of space to spread out a picnic rug. A café is located close by, and don’t forget your swimmers if you’re planning on paddling in the calm, shallow water.

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Keane's Point Reserve, Peppermint Grove

Sunset Heritage Precinct

80 Birdwood Parade, Dalkeith

This naturally shaded nature play park overlooks the river. It includes a treehouse and lots to climb, and plenty of grassed area to kick a ball or lay out a picnic rug. A semi-covered picnic area with barbecue is available a short walk from the playground.

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Sunset Heritage Precinct, Dalkeith

Jo Wheatley All-Abilities Play Space

The Esplanade, Dalkeith

With a huge new all-abilities playground, this park is sure to have something for everyone. It’s located close to the river, has picnic tables and lots of shade. New barbecues are slated to be installed soon.

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Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space, Dalkeith

Bayswater Riverside Gardens

Milne Street, Bayswater

This park has a fully fenced playground with equipment suitable for toddlers to tweens. There are picnic tables and barbecues, and a gazebo for hire, and easy access to the river for a paddle. Don’t forget your swimmers!

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Bayswater Riverside Gardens

Bicton Quarantine Park

Phipps Street, Bicton

Pack your swimmers! This lovely naturally shaded playground has a path leading down to the river with shallow water perfect for a paddle. There is a fenced playground, plenty of grass to lay out a picnic rug and barbecues with picnic tables nearby.

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Bicton Quarantine Park

John Tonkin Reserve

110 Riverside Road, East Fremantle

This lovely shady park has easy access to shallow waters for paddling and a great kids playground suitable for most ages. Covered picnic tables and barbecues are located nearby, and a café is adjacent if you need a cool drink or caffeine hit.

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 John Tonkin Reserve

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About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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  1. Jasmine 5 years ago

    Another fenced playground with BBQs is the new Harbour Playground in Secret Harbour 🙂

  2. Ash 5 years ago

    Braithwaite Park in Mount Hawthorn is fab for parties too! We have had two and everyone was so impressed (clean and new toilets too)

  3. Andrea 4 months ago

    Where is the playground in the first picture.?

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