With the arrival of spring, now’s the perfect time to explore some of the most amazing playgrounds Sydney has to offer with the kids. To get you started, we’ve listed the top 8 playgrounds in Sydney with café’s in close proximity because we know it’s that little bit more enjoyable when you can sit and relax with a tea or coffee after supervising your children running wild in a park!
- Rushcutters Bay Park
Rushcutters Bay Park is a sprawling green space set against the harbour with plenty of charm and character. Decked out with marine themed playground this park has something for all the little ones. You’ll find swings, baby buckets, a see-saw, a wobbly speedboat to drive, a mini pirate boat cubby house with slide and lots of separate play stations!
Nearest takeaway cafe: The kiosk alongside.
Location: New South Head Rd, Darling Point NSW 2027
- Winnererremy Reserve
This park offers a great selection of play equipment, like the gigantic spider’s web climbing frame and the oversized flying fox, keeping kids of all ages amused for hours while you’re sipping a double shot latte on one of the many bench seats dotted throughout the enclosed play area.
Nearest takeaway cafe: Flying Fox Cafe
Location: 2 Mona Street, Mona Vale NSW 2104
3. Pirrama Park
Pirrama Park features an eye-catching playground with an inner-city feel, set right on the working part of Sydney Harbour, the perfect spot on a hot day There are swings, slides, a rope climbing frame, great big sandpit under shade as well as sprinklers and fountains.
Nearest takeaway café: Pirrama Park Kiosk
Location: 22 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, NSW
- Wulaba Park
Tucked away amongst Waterloo’s high-rise residential development is Wulaba Park, with a very cool playground. Waluba Park features a giant mega slide, a tall climbing tower, tunnels for kids to run through, nets and ladders to climb and a swing set on a soft-surface floor.
Nearest takeaway café: Treetop Cafe
Location: O’Dea Ave & Amelia Street, Waterloo NSW
- Blaxland Riverside Park
Spread over 3 hectares next to Parramatta River, the park is perfect for children of all ages. It features slides, tunnels, swings, a double flying fox, scramble walls, a gigantic climbing), the largest outdoor water play facility in the State, climbing walls and even a spinning play disk.
Nearest takeaway café: Armory Wharf Cafe
Location: Jamieson St, Sydney Olympic Park NSW
- Enmore Park
Head to Enmore Park for plenty of space, shade and heaps of amusement to keep the kids entertained for hours. Race to the top of the rope rocket, run around the large grassy park or sit down for a quiet picnic in the shade.
Nearest takeaway café: Kellerman’s Café
Location: Enmore Park, Marrickville, NSW
7. Sydney Park
Sydney Park is instantly recognisable as one of the Inner West’s best assets. The newly refurbished all-abilities play area has so much to see and do. There are things to climb, sand to explore and water to get wet for the kids whilst you re-caffeinate at the cafe inside the park.
Nearest takeaway café: Sydney Park Kiosk.
Location: Sydney Park Rd, St Peters NSW
- Burwood Park
This grand old park in Burwood is perfectly located for a play, a picnic or just to relax in the sun. The playground is large and traditional with slides, swings, see saw, flying fox and much more-and best of all, it is completely fenced. If there’s one thing that makes this park it’s the large duck pond, complete with bubbling stream and a little bridge that the kids will just love.
Nearest takeaway café: The Picnic
Location: 2 Comer St, Burwood NSW
Sydney is a diverse district with parks far and wide! What’s your favourite park? Be sure to share it with us and our network on Facebook or Instagram!