Margaret Mahy Family Playground, Christchurch

Playground · Fun & Games
Margaret Mahy Family Playground is located in Christchurch. Make Margaret Mahy Family Playground part of your personalized Christchurch itinerary using our Christchurch trip builder.
Create an itinerary including Margaret Mahy Family Playground
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Margaret Mahy Family Playground reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
1,022 reviews
Google
4.8
TripAdvisor
  • Best playground I’ve come across. . Only drawback Is lack of shade. Take a hat and water . All kinds of activities, climbing, swings, water.  more »
  • Great place for families looking for some fun time in city. Easy to get to. Walking distance from city centre. Large clean space to have lots of fun. Swings, ropes, slides, tunnels. All designed with....  more »
Google
  • One of the most amazing playgrounds I've ever been to. Something for everyone, no matter your age. Clearly designed for adventure, exploration and learning with safety (rubber flooring) in mind that doesn't kill the fun. Huge slides, climbing ropes and structures, flying fox, water/engineering play. Some sun shade. Not sure who had more fun, us or our 2yo. Wish we had similar adventurous playgrounds of this breadth in our area in Melbourne (closest equivalent in Melbs would be the Royal Park Nature Play Playground)... Definitely shows there's a focus on helping all kids grow. Oh, and it's free!
  • Such a great spot to take the children, my 4yo and 2yo both love it, water play for warmer weather, plenty of things to do for children right up to young teens. Plenty of space for wheelchairs and prams, good parking beside the play area. Grassed areas are great for parents to set out a picnic blanket and relax, have seen many babies kicking around the blankets. So many things for children to do, even when busy, there is no shortage of entertainment for the children. There are shade cloths to help with the summer sun and planted seats so there is always a seat out of the wind if needed. Having trailers selling hot and cold food and drinks are mostly good with a down side good for cold or hot days for something to help warm or cool you. Down side is the children ask for a lot more than just play and that costs. (My advice, bring snacks and drinks 😊)

Plan your trip to Christchurch

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Christchurch

See all ›
TranzAlpine Train ©
Tramway
TranzAlpine Train
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
Christchurch Botanic Gardens ©
Garden
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Canterbury Museum ©
History Museum
Canterbury Museum
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu) ©
Art Museum
Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu)
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Christchurch

©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Akaroa
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
©
Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins Akaroa
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Ohinetahi Garden ©
Garden
Ohinetahi Garden Lyttelton
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Geraldine Observatory ©
Observatory
Geraldine Observatory Geraldine
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Christchurch

Pegasus Bay Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Pegasus Bay Winery
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Mona Vale ©
Historic Site
Mona Vale
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Ferrymead Heritage Park ©
Historic Site
Ferrymead Heritage Park
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours

Parks in Christchurch

Hagley Park ©
Park
Hagley Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Frensham Gardens ©
Garden
Frensham Gardens
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Imagination Station ©
Playground
Imagination Station
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Victoria Park ©
Park
Victoria Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Christchurch

See all ›
The Arts Centre
Civic Center
The Arts Centre
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Re:START ©
Shopping Mall
Re:START
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Cashel Street ©
Shopping
Cashel Street
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
Christchurch Farmers' Market ©
Farmers Market
Christchurch Farmers' Market
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Christchurch

International Antarctic Centre ©
Specialty Museum
International Antarctic Centre
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Christchurch Gondola ©
Observation Deck
Christchurch Gondola
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Christchurch Tramway
Tramway
Christchurch Tramway
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial ©
Landmark
185 Empty White Chairs - Earthquake Memorial
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Rent A Classic ©
Day Trip
Rent A Classic
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC) ©
Civic Center
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC)
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Orana Wildlife Park ©
Zoo
Orana Wildlife Park
4.1
Duration: 3 hours