Heathcote Reserve

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Heathcote Reserve in Applecross has been designed to challenge and excite children of all ages and abilities.

Activities include:

  • Swings for groups of children, for older children and toddler safe swings
  • Slides of all sizes
  • Loads of climbing activities including climbing wall, frames and chains
  • Fireman’s poles
  • Lots of hiding places for a game of hide and seek
  • Lots of obstacles
  • Cubby house
  • Large sand pit play area
  • Bridges
  • Musical chimes
  • Paved paths make it suitable for leisurely children bike ride circuits
  • Gated wooden staircase to take a stroll down to the river
  • Separate play area for younger children
  • Enjoy the beautiful view overlooking the Swan River
  • You can also visit the Heathcote Cultural Centre and Heathcote Museum and Gallery located onsite.

Age suitability

All ages.


Enough to do for a full morning or afternoon of play and leisure.


Located just off the Canning Hwy exit of the Kwinana Freeway.


  • Play areas have some sails as sun protection, but not every area has sun protection.
  • Picnic tables and benches
  • BBQ facilities
  • Large trees for shade
  • Open grassed areas suitable for blanket picnics
  • Facilities are not bookable. They are available on a first come first serve basis.
  • Public toilets
  • Water fountains
  • Café
  • Heathcote Cultural Centre and Heathcote Museum and Gallery
  • There are buildings for hire at Challenger TAFE for larger events, bookings essential



Opening hours

All hours all year.

Contact details

Heathcote Reserve

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Duncraig Road

Applecross, WA 6153

City of Melville: 1300-MELVILLE (1300 635 845)


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Date Created: November 8, 2012 Date Modified: January 21, 2013