HOT: Caulfield Park, Caulfield North

Caulfield Park is a regular hangout for many families in Melbourne’s south east suburbs as there’s so much to do there!

It’s one of the biggest parks in Caulfield and the City of Glen Eira, with three playgrounds as well as ponds with ducks and geese, sports ovals, a cricket ground, conservatory, croquet lawns, the Caulfield Park bowling club, basketballs courts, Caulfield Park tennis clubs‘ tennis courts, the Caulfield Park Pavilion and even an aviary!

Caulfield Park

The largest playground in Caulfield Park is the Eastern playground, accessed via Park Crescent and it’s suitable for older kids.

Caulfield Park

The highlight of the Caulfield playground is a steep and thrilling slide resting on the soft fall mountain of moguls. At the bottom, you’ll also find low wooden ramps, a large pyramid rope climbing frame, a climbing wall, monkey bars, basketball court and adults exercise equipment.

Caulfield Park

Toddlers with still enjoy the gentler slides, little ladders, the springers, shopfronts and music making equipment.

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Caulfield Park

The playground is overlooked by large established trees, picnic tables and barbecues and a toilet block, meaning it caters well for all-day play.

Caulfield Park 4

Note that the playground is SO large that it can be hard to keep track of kids who like to want to run off in different directions. It is unfenced so you’ll need to keep your wits about you.

Caulfield Park 7

The two other Caulfield Park playgrounds are better suited for toddlers. The Aviary Garden play area is accessed off Inkerman Road and it is shaded with soft fall flooring, picnic and barbecue facilities and toilets.

The Central-West play area is near the Croquet Club and is the smallest playground in Caulfield Park. It has barbecues and seats but toilet facilities are a bit further away.

All the playgrounds have ample off-street parking.

Caulfield Park Melbourne is one of the best playgrounds in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs and you’ll find enough to do there for a whole day.

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class=”thon-hot-tips-panel”] Tips for Caulfield Park:

  • Suitable for toddlers;
  • Suitable for older kids;
  • Picnic tables and BBQ areas;
  • toilets;
  • Water tap; and
  • Free parking.


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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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