INSIDE: Roam the Gnome’s guide to Queens Park Playground in Ipswich.
The age-old Queens Park in Ipswich is beloved by local Ipswich families.
Visitors to Ipswich should take note, and stop by, especially if you have kids.
Queens Park playground is a multi-level nature-based playground with tonnes to do for family fun!
Take a look.
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- 1 Queens Park Playground for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Big Kids
- 2 Guide to Queens Park Water Park
- 3 Equipment at the Playground Queens Park
- 4 Inspired by Coal Mining History of Ipswich!
- 5 More things to do in Queens Park in Ipswich
- 6 Where to eat at Queens Park Ipswich
- 7 THE INSIDE SCOOP: Queens Playground
- 8 How to get to Queens Park in Ipswich
- 9 Queens Park Playground Ipswich Map
- 10 Facilities
- 11 Toadstool Rating – Queens Park Playground Ipswich
- 12 Looking for MORE FUN things to do in Ipswich for kids?
Queens Park Playground for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Big Kids
Queens Park Playground in Ipswich is home to WATER PLAY.
Guide to Queens Park Water Park
There’s a water pump kids can use to start the water flow.
Kids can pump water and race leaves and seedpod boats on this outdoor track!
The water flow follows a windy track, under the walking bridge, and in a snake like fashion towards the fort.
BYO Towel and Swimmers
Bring your own water toys for this nature play experience too.
Also, a change of clothes and a towel, as you KNOW the kids are going to end up all wet, especially if it’s a hot day.
Equipment at the Playground Queens Park
The playground at Queens Park also has a huge hillside flying fox ride (zipline)
No.2: Dual Slides
Bright yellow slide duo, where you can race one another
No.3: Model Train play area
No.4: Climbing pyramid
Blue scramble net pyramid for big kids
No.5: Forts & Bridges
Multiple climbing frames, wooden forts with bridges, and nets for younger kids
Swings, including this double swing perfect for mum and bub, or dad and bub, or siblings!
No.7: Sandstone climbing zone
No.8: Liberty Swing
Liberty Swing for accessible play
Inspired by Coal Mining History of Ipswich!
The Queens Park playground is inspired by Ipswich’s coal mining history.
The playground is shaded by majestic 100 year old trees and shade sails, and there’s plenty of seating for parents and grandparents, and a modern toilet block close by.
More things to do in Queens Park in Ipswich
No.1: Ipswich Nature Reserve (Queens Park Animal Farm)
Wander across Queens Park to the Ipswich Nature Centre (known locally as the Queens Park Zoo) to check out the wombats, bilbies, farm animals, and a dingo!
No.2: Queens Park Ipswich Japanese Garden (Nerima)
Before you go, the Japanese Nerima Gardens are a peaceful way to end the day. These Japanese gardens in Ipswich are a delight.
No.3: Visit Lions Lookout
For great views of the park.
No.4: Visit Ipswich Visitor Information Centre
Find out all the current events in Ipswich, plus the best markets, shopping, and pick up maps for local bush walks.
Where to eat at Queens Park Ipswich
Drool over the indoor-outdoor Queens Park Café menu.
Fill up with coffee, cakes and snacks to satisfy your hunger pains.
THE INSIDE SCOOP: Queens Playground
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Queens Park Ipswich address: Queens Park playground is located within Queens Park, Milford Street in Ipswich. Alternative entrance: Goleby Avenue, Ipswich
Telephone: Call council on 07 3810 6666.
Opening Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Entry Fees: Free entry
How to get to Queens Park in Ipswich
By Bus: Daily bus connections are available from the Brisbane Transit Centre in Brisbane. For more information contact the centre on 3236 2020.
By Train: The Brisbane Citytrain network provides regular connections from Ipswich to Brisbane and connections to the Gold and Sunshine Coast rail lines.
- The Ipswich Motorway links Ipswich to Brisbane. (approx 40 minutes).
- The Logan Motorway links Ipswich to the Gold Coast and Pacific Highway from New South Wales, along with the Gateway Motorway from Brisbane Airport and Sunshine Coast.
- Click here for directions to the park once in Ipswich
Where to park at Queens Park Ipswich
Free street parking on Goleby Ave or on Milford Street.
Queens Park Playground Ipswich Map
Toilets: Yes, with baby change table
Disability access: Yes
Shade: Trees provide some cover
Toadstool Rating – Queens Park Playground Ipswich
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