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

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