The Volcano Playground is a popular gated playground with a huge range of equipment suitable for everyone from toddlers to older kids. The focal point is an enormous volcano that blows smoke, a flying fox and with plenty of picnic tables in the area, it is a popular party location.
Special features: Huge volcano that smokes and has both steps and slides, water play area with jets and misters, huge flying fox, shaded toddler area
The flying fox, image courtesy B Sorbs Perth Mums Group
Suitable for toddlers: yes
Suitable for older children: yes
Café: yes (in the Leisure Centre nearby)
Picnic area/shade: yes (the adjoining Faulkner Park is also grassy and shaded with plenty of nice areas to picnic)
Disabled access/toilets: yes (in the Leisure Centre nearby, so you do need to physically leave the gated playground to access them)
Shaded toddler area, image courtesy B Sorbs Perth Mums Group
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