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INSIDE: Roam the Gnome’s Guide to Funderwood Hollow at Underwood Park Priestdale.

Funderwood Hollow has a MAGICAL TREEHOUSE for Kids!

This SUPER MAGICAL timber play structure that is fit for a Hobbit, or Gnome!

We adore quirky playground design and this is one of the best playgrounds in Brisbane.

In fact, there’s TWO fun playgrounds for family fun for the price of one (that would be FREE!) at Underwood Park in Priestdale.

Set your GPS.

Take a sneak peek below. 

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What a sweet playground for imaginative play adventures.

Can we move in now? 

Funderwood playground is the largest Spielart playground in Australia. Meaning there’s MORE of these types of playgrounds in Australia. Stay tuned.

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Things to do at Funderwood Hollow Underwood Park Priestdale

The natural timber fort made from Robinia hardwood timber features:

  • a rope bridge
  • a wavy bridge
  • climbing ramps
  • fort lookouts
  • stairs
  • a fireman’s pole, and
  • lookouts.

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Good luck getting the kids home!

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No.1: Pedal Powered Monorail

Next to the Underwood playground, there’s a pedal-powered monorail track.

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No.2: Up and Down Bicycle Ride

Kids LOVE this rotating foot-powered swing ride.

It’s a shame there’s only one of them! 

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No.3: Zipline 

A flying fox is another winner here. 

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There’s also a modern playground for toddlers at Underwood Park.

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Best Toddler Playground at Underwood Park

No.1: Toddler Fort

It has the usual coloured fort with tunnel slides and a dual slide, climbing ladders, and ramps. 

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No.2:  Swings & Sandpit

There’s swings, and a sandpit with diggers.

BYO sandpit toys. 

This Brisbane playground is covered with a shade sail.

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No.3: Merry go round & Climbing pyramid

Within sight behind the toddler playground, a play area for bigger kids has a modern merry-go-round and scramble climbing nets.

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Nature Play 

Woven between the play areas is a dry rocky creek bed and trees to climb.

There’s an element of ‘nature playground’ here too.

PS: Funderwood Hollow is also the closest playground to Ikea Logan.

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More Things to do at Funderwood Hollow Park

BYO bikes and scooters and balls.

Play on the BMX track, scoot around the skateboard park or try a slam dunk on the basketball or netball courts.

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Where to eat at Funderwood Hollow?

The car park is just metres away, so bring all your picnic goodies or plan a barbeque. (There’s free bbqs.)

You’ll be here at Underwood Park in Priestdale for quite some time.

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THE INSIDE SCOOP: Funderwood Hollow Park

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Where is Funderwood Hollow? 

Underwood Park Address: Underwood Road, Priestdale. It’s 7km east of Ikea (10 minutes drive on the other side of the M1)
Telephone: 07 3412 3412
Website: Click here
Opening Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Entry Fees: Free entry

How to get to Funderwood Hollow Priestdale

By Bus or Train: Plan your bus or train journey with Translink 

By Car: 28 minutes from Brisbane CBD by M3.   55 minutes from the Gold Coast by M1.  Click here for google map directions. 

Where to park at Funderwood Park Underwood Park

There’s a free carpark next to the Funderwood Hollow play fort, and another car park behind the toilet block.  

Map of Funderwood Hollow Playground Underwood Park


Nearest takeaway coffee and/or food options: There’s a set of shops at the entrance to the park on Belmore Drive.
Toilets: Yes, including baby change table
Disability access: Yes, limited.
Shade: Sails over toddler playground.
Enclosed: Barriers in place. Playground is away from the road.
Ground cover: Rubber soft fall, concrete pathways, grassy field
Picnic tables: Yes, covered structures with tables.
Electric BBQs: Yes
Water Bubblers/fountains: Yes
Scooters and Bikes: Yes, concrete bike paths
Dogs: No

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