INSIDE: Queens Park Playground. Updated 2018.
The age-old Queens Park in Ipswich is beloved by local Ipswich families. Visitors to Ipswich should take note, and stop by, especially if you have kids.
Queens Park playground is a multi-level nature-based playground with tonnes to do!
Take a look.
Queens Park Playground for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Big Kids
Queens Park playground has:
- Huge hillside flying fox ride
- Model Train play area
- Bright yellow slide duo, where you can race one another
- Water Playground area with winding water tracks where kids can pump water and race leaves and seedpod boats!
- Blue scramble net pyramid for big kids
- Climbing frames and nets for younger kids
- Sandstone climbing zone
- Liberty Swing for children in wheelchairs
The Queens Park playground is inspired by Ipswich’s coal mining history.
The playground is shaded by majestic 100 year old trees and shade sails, and there’s plenty of seating for parents and grandparents, and a modern toilet block close by.
Wander across Queens Park to the Ipswich Nature Centre (known locally as the Queens Park Zoo) to check out the wombats, bilbies, farm animals, and a dingo!
Before you go, the Japanese Nerima Gardens are a peaceful way to end the day.
The Inside Scoop – Queens Park Playground
Correct at time of publication. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of.
Queens Park Ipswich address: Queens Park playground is located within Queens Park, Milford Street in Ipswich. Alternative entrance: Goleby Avenue, Ipswich
Telephone: Call council on 07 3810 6666.
- Sunrise to sunset
Entry Fees: Free entry
How to get there:
- By Bus: Daily bus connections are available from the Brisbane Transit Centre in Brisbane. For more information contact the centre on 3236 2020.
- By Car: The Ipswich Motorway links Ipswich to Brisbane. (approx 40 minutes). The Logan Motorway links Ipswich to the Gold Coast and Pacific Highway from New South Wales, along with the Gateway Motorway from Brisbane Airport and Sunshine Coast.
- By Train: The Brisbane Citytrain network provides regular connections from Ipswich to Brisbane and connections to the Gold and Sunshine Coast rail lines.
Parking: Free street parking
Map of Queens Park Playground in Ipswich
Closest food and drinks: Drool over the indoor-outdoor Queens Park Café menu. Fill up with coffee, cakes and snacks to satisfy your hunger pains.
Toilets: Yes, with baby change table
Disability access: Yes
Shade: Trees provide some cover
The Queens Park Playground was last reviewed in October 2018
Toadstool Rating – Queens Park Playground Ipswich
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