Melbourne gets a fab new playground

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 Royal Park Nature Playground, Melbourne

Royal Park Nature Playground

The inner city of Melbourne has a shiny new playground. And boy, is it impressive! The $5.5 million redevelopment is nestled between green grass hills and sits adjacent to the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Royal Park nature playground, Parkville

You can expect all the usual playground suspects such as slides, swings and lots (and lots!) of things to climb on, but this playground has really upped the anti with a host of fist-pump worthy extras.

Nature Play playground, Melbourne

For older children there’s rope climbing, high logs and rock walls to conquer and climb. Smaller ones can enjoy running riot around the masses of space and dipping their toes in the sand and water play areas.

The interactive hand pumps, water sprays and fountains will have kids big and small entertained for hours – just remember to pack a spare set of clothes for each tot in tow (we all know how much they can’t resist a soaking!).

Whether your taking a trip to Melbourne CBD or heading home from Melbourne Zoo, the Royal Park Nature Playground is the perfect place for a day of family summer fun.

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Royal Park Nature Playground

Getting there

Cnr Gatehouse Street & Story Street, Parkville 3052
Closest train station – Royal Park
Nearby tram routes – 55, 59

Other info

Free 2 hour parking Monday – Friday
Closest toilets – Royal Children’s Hospital
BBQ’s & picnic tables available


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