INSIDE: A sneak peek at Albert Park Playground’s Magical Fairy Castle Playground.
Does your kid love to dress up?
Do they wear fairy dresses or pirate suits all day long?
Then put on your best costume and head to Albert Park Playground next to Albert Park Lake, near St Kilda.
It’s a magical castle playground you shouldn’t miss.
Albert Park Playground
The Albert Park playground design was a collaborative effort between local kids and playground architects. It’s the play space that every child dreams of!
There’s hidey holes, tunnels, nooks, crannies, pathways, and platforms.
It’s by far the best playground in Melbourne for a game of hide and seek.
The Playground in Albert Park also features:
- X’s and O’s game
- Wooden Fortress lookouts
- Balance beams
- Monkey bars
- Spiral slide
- Straight slides
- Rope bridges
- Wonky bridges
If you are looking for good playgrounds in Melbourne, pop it on your bucket list. Perfect for kids 2-12.
Building the Albert Park Playground
This beautiful wooden playground is proof that community spirit is alive and well. Built by volunteers over 5 days in 1993, over 3000 people worked shifts from 7am to 10pm at night, sawing, sanding, painting, shaping, hammering and nailing the timber.
Mums and dads wheelbarrowed bark and mulch into place. Local school kids scrubbed and sealed the tyres, and sanded the wood. Yet others cooked free meals to feed and water the volunteer crew.
Local building businesses lent their tools. Bigger companies donated building materials. The rest was bought with donated money.
Roam the Gnome rates it of the top 10 playgrounds in Melbourne.
The Inside Scoop – Albert Park Adventure Playground
Address: On the western side of Aughtie Drive, Albert Park.
Website: Click here
Entry Fees: Free
Opening hours: Sunrise to sunset
Parking: Yes, free on site parking available.
Map of Playground Albert Park
Toilets: Yes, including baby change table
Disability access: Limited. Wheelchair accessible ramp leads to inner fort.
Shade: Yes, trees and shade sails
Enclosed: Yes, fenced all round.
Ground cover: Bark soft fall, concrete pathways, grassy field
Picnic tables: Yes
Electric BBQs: Yes
Water Bubblers/fountains: Yes
Scooters and Bikes: Yes, bike paths in park nearby
The Albert Park Community Playground was last reviewed in 2018.
Toadstool Rating- Albert Park Community Playground
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