Things To Do – Ron Barassi Park, Docklands

Ron barassi Docklands playground

These pics say it all! D had an awesome time at the Ron Barassi park in Docklands. We met up with some friends for some quality play time and the kids made the most of all the sand and water play. Luckily I brought a spare pair of clothes for D!

digger at Docklands playgroundD had such good coordination – he was able to work these diggers in no time!
IMG_9217IMG_9219Our little babies had a fine time napping!
IMG_9224Quite a unique playground making use of the space underneath the Bolte bridge – it gives you a whole new perspective of the huge bridge 
IMG_9222A rare sight – no monster truck in his hands because D was too busy with the playground equipment!
IMG_9221Eating some crispy grapes, strawberries and crackers that we packed for snacks. We ended up having lunch at one of the cafes at Harbour Town in Docklands as it was really close by on the the way out! D was so excited he saw lots of big things! – the big bridge and the big Melbourne Star Observation wheel!
water fun playground Melbourne IMG_9207 IMG_9208 IMG_9209Big sandbags served as a place for us mamas to sit and chat while watching over our kids and D also had fun jumping and running along them
Docklands playground The Urban MaDaddy and D getting busy with all the sand play pulleys, chains and tubes! Literally hours of fun, so don’t forget to pack the sunscreen and hat!
IMG_9218You get a panoramic snapshot of Melbourne city and the lush green grass makes you just want to run straight across it!
IMG_9223IMG_9220Washing up after all the water and sand play
IMG_9224Bolte Bridge Melbourne Docklands playgroundA cool view and nice shady parking spaces.

We went in the morning and it was super sunny so if you want a bit of shade whilst playing it’d be best to visit in the afternoon when you get the shade from the bridge. There are toilets and baby change facilities available and bbq’s, picnic tables and a water fountain.

Yet another great Melbourne playground for you and your family to explore! And maybe do some shopping on the way home at the factory outlets in Harbour Town while the kids sleep in their prams – that’s what we did!

What have been some of your favourite playgrounds you’ve been visiting this summer?