Free water playgrounds perth
They say that the best things in life come for free and these twelve terrific water playgrounds (plus a few bonus regional WA water playgrounds) are a heap of fun! You don’t need to spend a small fortune to stay cool in Perth on a warm sunny day. Just pack your bathers, suncream and towel, then head to one of these spots all around the Perth metropolitan area. 

Free Water Playgrounds – North of Perth

Maylands Waterland, Maylands

The beloved Maylands Waterland is open after having a much-needed facelift in 2022!  Packed with fun for all ages, plus playgrounds picnic and barbecue areas, this water park is sure to be a hit this summer. 

Find Maylands Waterland at 32 Clarkson Road, Maylands

 

A firm family favourite is the Whiteman Park paddling pool. The cool pool is 30cm deep, perfect for little ones to have a splash and paddle. The pool also features tall water spouts which spray water in all directions! The pool is surrounded by a soft fall area. Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a playground nearby.  

Find Whiteman Park at Lord Street, Whiteman.

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Rainbow Waters, Ellenbrook

Found near the Ellenbrook library, Rainbow Waters water playground has 15 interactive water features including fountains, bubble jets and spray guns! Kids of all ages have great fun using this splash pad and water play area. Facilities include shade, BBQs, picnic tables and toilets.

Find Rainbow Waters at Library Avenue, Ellenbrook.

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Kingsway Regional Playground, Madeley

The is zero-depth splash pad has sprays and jets from above and below as well as a small tipping bucket. The area is fully enclosed and shaded. Water features can be activated for 10-minute intervals via a push button located just inside the gate. Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a playground nearby.  

Find Kingsway Regional Playground at Spectator Dr & Sporting Drive, Madeley. 

Kingsway Regional Playground

Hyde Park Water Playground, Highgate

Found on the northern side of the leafy Hyde Park is the shaded splash pad featuring lots of equipment for all ages. There’s tipping buckets, spray guns and lots of water jets too. The water runs on a timer and turns off after every 10 minutes or so. Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a playground nearby.  

Find Hyde Park Water Playground at Vincent Street, Highgate.

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Kinkuna Adventure Playground, Eglington

A recent addition to the popular Kinkuna Adventure Playground is a fun splash pad. The jets and fountains run on a timer. There are some jets that spray like a shower from above. Most of the water features shoot out of the ground below in different patterns. Kids of all ages will have a ball here! Facilities include BBQs, picnic tables and a playground.  

Find Kinkuna Adventure Playground at Allara Estate, Revolution Avenue, Eglington.

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Found at Elizabeth Quay the water park features a central “island” that is bordered by three smaller circular “islands’” surrounded by water jets. There’s little and large water fountains, puddles to splash in, as well as misty clouds for kids to play in. Facilities include shade, toilets, change facilities, picnic tables, cafe and a playground nearby.  

Find BHP Bilton Water Park at Elizabeth Quay, next to V Burger Bar.

Water Playground Elizabeth Quay

 

In the heart of the city you’ll find an interactive water sculpture – the Water Labyrinth. This family-friendly attraction features jets of water that shoot into the air to create nine “rooms”.  If you’re in Perth for Friday late night shopping, the water feature looks stunning as it is lit up in the evening. Facilities include toilets, and cafes nearby.  

Find the Water Labyrinth Perth at Forrest Place, Perth.

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Free Water Playgrounds – South of Perth

Kwinana Adventure Playground, Calista

One of the most exciting features of this new playground is the splash pad. The water playground is operated by push buttons and it features include interactive spouts, showers, jets and sprays. There are two pelicans sitting on top of a pole – their beaks fill with water and tip down when full. Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a playground nearby.  

Find Kwinana Adventure Playground at Walgreen Cres, Calista.

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Found at the busy Cockburn Central shopping centre, there’s a water playground with spouts which squirt at different patterns, keeping kids guessing where they are going to pop up next! There’s a grassed area next to the water playground, which is a great spot to throw down a rug. Facilities include toilets and cafes nearby.  

Find Cockburn Central Water Playground at Junction Boulevard, Cockburn Central.

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At the popular ocean side development, you’ll find a small splash pad area which is guaranteed to keep young children happy as they play in the water fountains. There’s also a calm and sheltered beach right next to it. Facilities include BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a playground nearby.  

Find Port Coogee Beach Marina at the corner of Medina Pde and Maraboo Wharf, Coogee.
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At the HUGE Bibra Lake Regional Playground, there is a small and fun splash pad. A grove of giant metal reeds, with sprinklers attached, shower kids during the summer months. Remember to pack the bathers when taking the family to this brilliant park. Facilities include BBQs, toilets, picnic tables and a great playground.  

Find Bibra Lake Regional Playground at Progress Drive, Bibra Lake.

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Free Water Playgrounds – Western Australia

Sykes Foreshore Splash Park, Bunbury

Bunbury’s brilliant Sykes Foreshore Reserve is home to a splash park! Found right in between the boat playground and Discovery Parks – Bunbury Foreshore, this free playground will have the kids entertained and cool for hours. Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, changerooms, picnic tables, plus a great playground.  

Syke’s Foreshore Splash Park is located at Lyons Cove, Bunbury.

 

Central Park and Water Play Space, Collie

Heading to Collie to check out the AMAZING Wellington Dam wall mural? If you find yourself in the town itself, in warmer months, the Collie Splash Pad gives a splashing goodtime for little locals and tourists alike. There are 45 randomly sequenced sprays and fountains, designed to keep kids guessing and surprise them with which spray will come on next! Facilities include shade, BBQs, toilets, changerooms, picnic tables, a great playground and on-site cafe.  

Find Central Park and Water Play at Forest Street, Collie.

 

Geraldton Water Playground

There’s a fun water playground near Gero city center, perfect for a sand-free paddle. Right next to the water splash zone is a great little playground, as well as a dedicated toddler and crawler play area, that is fenced and gated too. 

Geraldton Foreshore Playground

 

Exmouth Waterpark

Exmouth Water Park is such a great spot to bring the kids on those hot North WA days. It is completely shaded with a permanent steel structure roof, so the floor does not get hot, and the kids won’t get burnt. The water features include turtles and dolphins that squirt water, a huge water spraying whale tail, a pirate ship that has water for its sails, plus a couple of canons that squirt water – it’s lots of fun!

Exmouth Waterpark

Have we missed your favourite free water playground? Let us know in the comments below!

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Amanda Carlin has her own food and travel blog. Established in 2013, "The Chef, His Wife and Their Perth-fect Life" has enjoyed an exciting name change in 2021, as "The Chef's Ex-wife" embarks on new adventures with Simply PERTHfect. Amanda loves getting out and about in Perth and WA, as well as brunching, tapas or something a little fancy in equal measures. With her son "Little Chef" in tow, Amanda always has plenty of family friendly eating options to recommend too! Be sure to check out Simply PERTHfect.

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3 Comments
  1. Fatima 3 years ago

    Nice

  2. […] Cool off at one of Perth’s free water playgrounds! Location: Across Perth Suitable for All ages […]

  3. Jo 4 months ago

    Kwinana Adventure park 🙂

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