Holidays in Brisbane are often a game of staying cool and keeping the kids entertained.

To help you achieve both, we’ve put together a list of Brisbane’s best water parks that are totally free and fun for the whole family.

Wynnum Water Park

It may be one of Brisbane’s oldest waterparks, but this seafront recreational spot is always a crowd pleaser! It also had a make over just before Christmas, now complete with whales that shoot water. It also has an adjacent tidal wading pool good for swimmers of all abilities.

Ferny Grove Aqua Park

If you’re on the North side, this little aqua gem is tucked into the suburb’s hillside and is a great spot to chill out and cool off for the day. Suitable for all ages, this fun-filled playground also includes a wheel chair accessible splash pad.

Ferny Grove Aqua Park

Aquatvity South Bank

Another family favourite spot in Brisbane, this fun, interactive water park in South Bank is right next to the Riverside playground and lagoon, guaranteed to keep the kids occupied for hours! You can also sit back and relax with a a prime view of the city skyline right across the river.

Aquativity – South Bank


This brand new state of the art water park and adventure playground is one of the great new additions to Ipswich’s new Providence town – South Ripley. This spot is bound to be a fun action-packed day out for the kids, whilst Mum & Dad can enjoy a bite to eat at the family-friendly foodie ‘Forty West’, overlooking the playground.

Splash ‘n’ Play – South Ripley

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