Sydney’s east is home to sun, surf, sand and beautiful parks. Here’s our picks for the best playgrounds the Eastern Suburbs has to offer.

Bronte Park Playground

Bronte Park Playground

Address: Bayview St, Bronte NSW 2024

Bronte’s beachside park is home to a fantastic playground with a variety of unique and fun play equipment including forts, slides and climbing courses. Best of all it’s sunshaded and only a short walk to the beach.

Cromwell Park Sydney Malabar

Cromwell Park Playground

Address: Fishermans Road, Malabar NSW 2036
What could be better than a modern playground with ocean views. Right next to the beach and with plenty of shade, this is a fenced playground with stacks of amenities nearby including picnic areas, cafes and the beach!

Arthur Byrne Reserve Maroubra

Arthur Byrne Reserve Playground / Maroubra Beach Playground

Address: Marine Parade, Maroubra, NSW 2035
Fenced and sun shaded, this is another great beachside park that attracts families all year round with it’s bright nautical themes.

Lyne Park Fishing Rose Bay Sydney NSW

Lyne Park Playground

Address: New South Head Road, Rose Bay, NSW 2029
Popular Lyne Park has a big fun playground with plenty shade and stacks of equipment, including a flying fox. It’s fenced and has a nautical theme, which is appropriate, seeing as it’s on the Harbour and there are seaplanes nearby. Seaplanes!

Waverley Park

Waverley Park Playground

Address: Corner Bondi Road & Park Parade, Bondi Junction NSW 2026
Calling out Waverley Park for the awesome rocket ship which is a load of fun! The separate playground is simple but does the job with some shade provided by trees and fences as well.

The Best Playgrounds In The Eastern Suburbs Cooper Park Playground

Cooper Park Playground

Address: Cooper Park Road, Bellevue Hill NSW 2023
Park of the charm at Cooper Park Playground is this setting. Leafy and green and right next to the tennis courts, there’s also some easy bushwalking through the park and plenty of shade.

Stan Windon Memorial Playground Grant Reserve Coogee

Grant Reserve, Stan Windon Memorial Playground

Address: Beach Street Coogee, NSW 2034
Located just south of Coogee Beach, the Stan Windon Memorial playground in Grant Reserve is one of the stand out playgrounds in the Eastern Suburbs, boasting unique playground activities like balance games as well as the standard fort climb, swing and slippery dip. It’s all in a fantastic location and there is sunshades to keep the sun off. This is a must see for anyone looking for coastal beachside fun for the kids.

Rushcutters Bay Park Sydney NSW 2027

Rushcutters Bay Park Playground

Address: New South Head Road, Rushcutters Bay NSW 2027
Located in the picturesque surrounds of Rushcutters Bay, the playground is fenced and sun shaded with some unique, sea themed equipment. Best of all, there’s a cafe next door for the grown ups. Awesome!

Queens Park Playground Sydney

Queens Park Playground

Address: Darley Road, Queens Park, NSW 2022
Another great playground similar to Rushcutters Bay, in that the playground is fenced and shaded, and there is a cafe nearby. The main difference? Rather than harbour views, there is the pleasant surrounds of Centennial Park nearby.


L'Estrange Park Mascot Sydney

L’Estrange Park

Address: Corner of King Street & Sutherland Street, Mascot NSW 2020
Just shy of the Eastern Suburbs this park in Mascot might be best known for its playing fields but it also has a creative playground area that is fenced and shaded with fun equipment.



Lionel Bowen Park

Address: Coward Street, Mascot NSW 2020
This modern park in Mascot boasts perhaps Sydney’s best playground, with seemingly endless creative activities from sand pits to slides, unique rope swings and challenging brain teasers. With picnic and barbecue facilities nearby it’s the perfect place for a kids party or family day out.


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