Best playgrounds in Sydney

Check out the top playgrounds in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Darling Quarter
1. Darling Quarter
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68 local reviews
1-25 Harbour St, Sydney
+61 2 8267 8200
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Danni
One of the most spectacular playgrounds ever built in Australia, The Children's Playground at Darling Quarter…
Lara
Popular tourist spot on the water, featuring THE PLAYGROUND - FREE kids area w water fountains, climbing,…
Christine
I wish I have such a playground when I was a kid. Trust me, your kids would love this place!
1. Darling Quarter
1. Darling Quarter
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68 local reviews
1-25 Harbour St, Sydney
+61 2 8267 8200
Danni
Danni
One of the most spectacular playgrounds ever built in Australia, The Children's Playground at Darling Quarter features an array of fun…
Lara
Lara
Popular tourist spot on the water, featuring THE PLAYGROUND - FREE kids area w water fountains, climbing, slides, flying fox, sandpits +…
Christine
Christine
I wish I have such a playground when I was a kid. Trust me, your kids would love this place!
2. Centennial Park
2. Centennial Park
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613 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
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Alex
A beautiful recreation area in the middle of Sydney’s densely populated eastern suburbs. It is also home to…
Tammy & Lola
A beautiful recreation area in the middle of Sydney’s densely populated eastern suburbs. It is also home to…
Caro
In addition to horse riding, running and cycling tracks, nature walks, ducks and swan feeding, Centennial Park…
2. Centennial Park
2. Centennial Park
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613 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
Alex
Alex
A beautiful recreation area in the middle of Sydney’s densely populated eastern suburbs. It is also home to diverse flora and fauna and many…
Tammy & Lola
Tammy & Lola
A beautiful recreation area in the middle of Sydney’s densely populated eastern suburbs. It is also home to diverse flora and fauna and many…
Caro
Caro
In addition to horse riding, running and cycling tracks, nature walks, ducks and swan feeding, Centennial Park hosts music festivals, open…
3. Sydney Park
3. Sydney Park
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154 local reviews
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Jane
Sydney Park has 40 hectares of lush grass, landscaped gardens, rolling hills, meandering pathways and…
Chris
This is one of Sydney's most beautiful parks. It covers a lot of land and there is something for everyone. The…
Verity
Sydney Park is wonderful! It has wetlands for bird life, playgrounds for kid life, big spaces for dog life,…
3. Sydney Park
3. Sydney Park
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154 local reviews
Jane
Jane
Sydney Park has 40 hectares of lush grass, landscaped gardens, rolling hills, meandering pathways and picturesque wetlands. Creeks flow…
Chris
Chris
This is one of Sydney's most beautiful parks. It covers a lot of land and there is something for everyone. The fitness enthusiast, families…
Verity
Verity
Sydney Park is wonderful! It has wetlands for bird life, playgrounds for kid life, big spaces for dog life, and is a great place for a run…
4. Bronte Beach
4. Bronte Beach
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207 local reviews
Bronte Beach, Bronte
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Keira
My absolute favourite thing to do on a nice day is to go to Bronte Beach. You can do the Bondi to Bronte walk…
Nigel
Bronte beach and park boasts great coastal views, beautiful adjoining parkland and gully, and a bustling café…
Lindsay
Superb beach only a short walk from the house. Ocean pool & Bogey Hole rock pools. Cafes and restaurants…
4. Bronte Beach
4. Bronte Beach
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207 local reviews
Bronte Beach, Bronte
Keira
Keira
My absolute favourite thing to do on a nice day is to go to Bronte Beach. You can do the Bondi to Bronte walk and take in all the beautiful…
Nigel
Nigel
Bronte beach and park boasts great coastal views, beautiful adjoining parkland and gully, and a bustling café strip. There is a large BBQ…
Lindsay
Lindsay
Superb beach only a short walk from the house. Ocean pool & Bogey Hole rock pools. Cafes and restaurants overlooking the beach. Wonderful…
5. Victoria Park
5. Victoria Park
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21 local reviews
Parramatta Rd, Broadway
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+61 2 9518 4800
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Thais
Lovely park with a very cool playground (it even has a little flying fox!), pool, a cafe, basketball hoops,…
Nilufar
Lovely park to relax in. There's also a playground for kids (or adults)
Andrew
There are playground and pool facilities.
5. Victoria Park
5. Victoria Park
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21 local reviews
Parramatta Rd, Broadway
Closed · Opens Monday 6:00 AM
+61 2 9518 4800
Thais
Thais
Lovely park with a very cool playground (it even has a little flying fox!), pool, a cafe, basketball hoops, lots of grass to lay down on.
Nilufar
Nilufar
Lovely park to relax in. There's also a playground for kids (or adults)
Andrew
Andrew
There are playground and pool facilities.
6. Darling Harbour
6. Darling Harbour
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353 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
+61 2 9240 8500
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Julie
This recently renewed entertainment precinct is a great place to enjoy our harbour city. There is something…
Ally
Great Aquarium for kids. Loads to do in DH of course. Highly recommend the playground there. Excellent in warm…
Yusni
This is my own personal favourite place to go for drinks and nightlife. The views are fantastic. Plenty…
6. Darling Harbour
6. Darling Harbour
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353 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
+61 2 9240 8500
Julie
Julie
This recently renewed entertainment precinct is a great place to enjoy our harbour city. There is something for everyone here including a…
Ally
Ally
Great Aquarium for kids. Loads to do in DH of course. Highly recommend the playground there. Excellent in warm weather as has a large water…
Yusni
Yusni
This is my own personal favourite place to go for drinks and nightlife. The views are fantastic. Plenty entertainments from free playgrounds…
7. Queens Park
7. Queens Park
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27 local reviews
Queens Park, Queens Park
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Shelley
Large park next to Centennial Park which has a large grass area often used for kids sport, joggers and walking…
Dominic
Big fenced kids playground/adventure playground halfway down with cafe next door serving nice strong coffee…
Suni & Brandon
Huge grass area + playground with Cafe. Fantastic, and family friendly pizza place across the road.
7. Queens Park
7. Queens Park
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27 local reviews
Queens Park, Queens Park
Shelley
Shelley
Large park next to Centennial Park which has a large grass area often used for kids sport, joggers and walking dogs. Also has a much loved…
Dominic
Dominic
Big fenced kids playground/adventure playground halfway down with cafe next door serving nice strong coffee. Can get v busy on w/e's.
Suni & Brandon
Suni & Brandon
Huge grass area + playground with Cafe. Fantastic, and family friendly pizza place across the road.
8. Rushcutters Bay Park
8. Rushcutters Bay Park
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212 local reviews
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Yu Ling
Beautiful water view park and playground. Also has a nice outdoor cafe. The yacht club is near by if you feel…
Magali
Cafe, playground in the shade, running, cycling, great walk, yacht club with great pubs and restaurant and…
Carmen
Easy 7 minute walk to a bayfront park with a footpath, green space for ball games & picnics, playground, kiosk…
8. Rushcutters Bay Park
8. Rushcutters Bay Park
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212 local reviews
Yu Ling
Yu Ling
Beautiful water view park and playground. Also has a nice outdoor cafe. The yacht club is near by if you feel like lunch by the water.
Magali
Magali
Cafe, playground in the shade, running, cycling, great walk, yacht club with great pubs and restaurant and view on the boats
Carmen
Carmen
Easy 7 minute walk to a bayfront park with a footpath, green space for ball games & picnics, playground, kiosk & restrooms.
9. Clontarf Beach
9. Clontarf Beach
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21 local reviews
Clontarf Beach
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Sarrah
This is a bay beach the is perfect for children. There is a lovely cafe and a large playground. There is a…
Janette
Our closest beach - shallow sheltered water with swim net, a large playground, electric BBQs, a kiosk with…
Andrea
One of Sydney's hidden treasures in Middle harbour. It's not a surf beach so ideal for swimming and with…
9. Clontarf Beach
9. Clontarf Beach
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21 local reviews
Clontarf Beach
Sarrah
Sarrah
This is a bay beach the is perfect for children. There is a lovely cafe and a large playground. There is a dog off the lead section a bit…
Janette
Janette
Our closest beach - shallow sheltered water with swim net, a large playground, electric BBQs, a kiosk with great coffee, snacks and ice…
Andrea
Andrea
One of Sydney's hidden treasures in Middle harbour. It's not a surf beach so ideal for swimming and with families. There's a cafe, changing…
10. Queens Park Kitchen
10. Queens Park Kitchen
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15 local reviews
Darley Rd, Queens Park
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+61 2 9380 9350
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Talya
Walk there (5 mins) and grab breakfast or coffee. If you have kids they can go wild in the playground next…
Rebecca
If you have small kids this place is super kid friendly. Not the fastest service or most amazing food in the…
Jane
A new favorite spot for families- Coffee and great food next too one of the Eastern Suburbs best playgrounds…
10. Queens Park Kitchen
10. Queens Park Kitchen
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15 local reviews
Darley Rd, Queens Park
Closed · Opens Monday 7:00 AM
+61 2 9380 9350
Talya
Talya
Walk there (5 mins) and grab breakfast or coffee. If you have kids they can go wild in the playground next door. A Saturday morning…
Rebecca
Rebecca
If you have small kids this place is super kid friendly. Not the fastest service or most amazing food in the area but good for the…
Jane
Jane
A new favorite spot for families- Coffee and great food next too one of the Eastern Suburbs best playgrounds. A 10 minute walk from the…
11. Star Casino
11. Star Casino
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16 local reviews
80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
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Prime
The Star is Sydney's premier entertainment destination. Featuring award-winning restaurants, bars and cafes,…
11. Star Casino
11. Star Casino
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16 local reviews
80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
Prime
Prime
The Star is Sydney's premier entertainment destination. Featuring award-winning restaurants, bars and cafes, five star accommodations, a…
12. The Entertainment Quarter
12. The Entertainment Quarter
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85 local reviews
122 Lang Rd, Moore Park
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 2 8117 6700
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Mandy
Features: The Comedy Store, Restuarants, Cinemas, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday…
Lucy (And Matt)
The precinct features many specialty shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, Hoyts cinemas, live entertainment venues…
Betina
EQ features many specialty shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, two cinemas , live entertainment venues including…
12. The Entertainment Quarter
12. The Entertainment Quarter
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85 local reviews
122 Lang Rd, Moore Park
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+61 2 8117 6700
Mandy
Mandy
Features: The Comedy Store, Restuarants, Cinemas, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday food markets, ten pin bowling,…
Lucy (And Matt)
Lucy (And Matt)
The precinct features many specialty shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, Hoyts cinemas, live entertainment venues including a comedy store and…
Betina
Betina
EQ features many specialty shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, two cinemas , live entertainment venues including a comedy store, children's…