Parsley Bay Playground

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Parsley Bay playground is a lovely unfenced playground with swings, slides and a jungle gym.

Getting here

Please Note: The Parsley Bay Reserve car park and vehicle access to Horler Avenue will be closed during construction of a new pump station at Parsley Bay from 29 May 2024 to late 2026. Read Sydney Water’s notification(PDF, 311KB) for more information and read more about the project here

Horler Avenue, Vaucluse

  • A small car park is available from Horler Avenue. It opens at dawn and closes at approximately 6pm (non-daylight saving time) and 8pm (daylight saving time).
  • Pedestrian access available from The Crescent, Hopetoun Avenue and Horler Avenue.


  • Telephone
  • Bushland walking trails
  • Harbour swimming enclosure
  • No BBQ facilities provided but you may bring your own gas BBQ. Coals and open flames are not permitted.


Dogs are prohibited at all times.


  • Accessible parking
  • Ambulant toilet
  • Integrated wheelchair equipment - a 'wheelspin' with wheelchair access
  • A 'pod swing' with back support
  • Quiet areas to the side of the main playspace provide calm spaces
  • This inclusive playspace opened in September 2019 with funding assistance from the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play Program.


The history of Parsley Bay Reserve has been given a nod within the playspace. The ship is named the “Shirase” after the Japanese Antarctic expedition team and their commander, who sought shelter in Parsley Bay in 1911 after battling treacherous weather.


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