Five, four, three, two, one...blast off into fun! You will at these rocket ship themed playgrounds in Melbourne. If you've got a thrill seeker on your hands you'll want to seek out these playgrounds for adventure.


Central Gardens, Hawthorn

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Locals know this as 'Rocket Park' as it's obvious when you land at this playground, it's all about the rocket ship!

If you're not 'blasting' off there's slides, swings, climbing frame, horsey merry-go-round, twirly bucket seats and a metal bike to keep the kiddos ammused.


Buckingham Reserve, Sunshine West

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Five, four, three, two, one...blast off into fun! This 9 metre rocket ship is definitely high on the fun factor here in this wide open space in Melbourne's West.

This playground caters for a wide range of ages and abilities and includes a dual flying fox, rock walls, water play area, rubberised play areas, swings and a sandpit.


Ray Bastin Reserve, Narre Warren

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This park was made for want-to-be astronauts! With rocket pad panel, telescopes, moon buggy, a gravity merry-go-round and of course, THAT rocket ship, you'll blast off to the moon in no time!

Pack a picnic! As well as the space themed regional playground the reserve has a skate park, sensory adventure trail and liberty swing.


Ron Barassi Snr Park, Docklands

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The Ron Barassi Snr Park is a great new park in the Docklands that offers a range of activities for all ages and seasons.

The park is the first recreation space to open at the Habour Town side of Docklands and includes a children’s playground, a large grassed area, BBQ facilities, a picnic area, and toilets, which makes it a perfect spot for a family day out.


Coburg Lake Reserve Playground, Coburg

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This playground is set in pretty surrounds around the lake and there's plenty of picnic opportunities. Apart from that big super slide, playground goers can enjoy the swings, slides, climbing wall and monkey bars. There's plenty of tables and benches, BBQ facitities and toilets.

One of the best things about Coburg Lake is that there's not one but three playgrounds to take your pick from! The grounds are vast and worth a meander and stroll as you never know what you'll spot - a chess table, bridges to cross, lookouts, a game of twister...