Discover Warril Parkland: Nature-Based Adventure Parkland in Larapinta

Discover Warril Parkland: Nature-Based Adventure Parkland in Larapinta

Warril Parkland in Larapinta, part of the $100-million Oxley Creek Transformation project, is the perfect place for some family fun spent outdoors. Check out the nature-based playground, a lakeside boardwalk and a pontoon, as well as picnic facilities, birdwatching, bushwalking, and off-road cycling opportunities.



 Swing in nature-play playground at Warril Parkland
Swing in nature-play playground | Photo credit: Brisbane City Council / Flickr

Located at 1059 Paradise Road, Warril Parkland is home to many land and water animals.

Stage One of Warril Parkland – Larapinta, part of the $100-million Oxley Creek Transformation project which spans the area from the Brisbane River at Tennyson to Larapinta, is now complete.

Path in nature-play playground atWarril Parkland
Path in nature-play playground | Photo credit: Brisbane City Council / Flickr

Kids will definitely have a grand time exploring the nature play area which incorporates water play, swings (including a toddler seat), a flying fox, an observation tower with a tunnel slide, and climbing nets.

Flying fox in nature-based playground
Flying fox in nature-based playground | Photo credit: Brisbane City Council / Flickr

The lush green space is also home to the Warril Parkland Discovery Trail, part of the Junior Ranger Program, to help kids better understand their natural surroundings by learning about the parkland’s history, animals and plants. The trail’s 11 stops include fun activities and challenges for children of all ages.

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Nature-play playground at Warril Parkland
Nature-play playground | Photo credit: Brisbane City Council / Flickr

Other features of the parkland include onsite toilets (with disabled access), a car parking area big enough to accommodate 56 cars with two parks for people with a disability and two bus parking bays.

Water play in nature-play playground
Water play in nature-play playground | Photo credit: Brisbane City Council / Flickr

Warril Parkland – Larapinta is open daily from 6 am to 6.30 pm.



About Oxley Creek Transformation Project 

The Oxley Creek Transformation project is a $100 million project that’s expected to be delivered over 20 years. It aims to transform the corridor, which runs from the Brisbane River at Tennyson to Larapinta, into a world-class green, lifestyle, and leisure destination.

The priority projects under the Oxley Creek Transformation master plan include:

  • Nature-based Adventure Parkland at Larapinta
  • A 20-kilometre recreation trail from the Brisbane River to Warri Parkland
  • Oxley Creek Common Bird Sanctuary – a world-renowned bird-watching destination at Oxley Creek Common
  • Archerfield Wetlands Parkland – a regional parkland and interpretive centre at Archerfield Wetlands
  • Restoration Plan – progressive improvements to habitats, vegetation, waterway stability and water quality.