The Best Indoor Play Centres in Melbourne

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Whether it’s stinking hot, freezing cold or pouring rain, indoor play centres in Melbourne are always around to lend a helping hand (and to keep parents and kids from going stir-crazy!).

All-weather permitting, you can relax with a coffee or chat with a group of parents as your little ones have a ball with mini villages, ball pits, slides, dress-ups, and all manner of exciting indoor activities - what more could you want?! So without further ado...

The Best Indoor Play Centres in Melbourne

1. Croc’s Playcentre

Crocs Indoor Playcentre
Slide your way into a Croc's Playcentre near you for an easy, breezy morning of fun! 

Croc’s Playcentre is well established in the indoor play town world! There is no need to book, you can just turn up and play. 

Relax with a coffee while the kids have fun in the soft play area, conveniently located next to the cafe.

Bigger kids will enjoy a jungle-themed play area, a multi-level ball battle zone, an inflatable jumping pillow, a walk-on piano, a four-lane wave slide, giant speed slides and more, plus, with a whopping 12 Croc's Playcentre locations throughout Melbourne, you're sure to find one that's convenient for you. 

Location: Multiple throughout Melbourne, see Croc's Playcentre for details. 

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2. Lollipops Playland

The Best indoor play centres in Melbourne
So much fun awaits at Lollipops Playland, one of the best indoor play centres in Melbourne! 

Lollipop's Playland is a big name in the Melbourne indoor play centre game, with multiple locations throughout the city.

Lollipop's offers children indoor playground mazes, mini cars, ball blaster playgrounds, rock climbing walls, a cafe, three big slides, a jumping castle and ball pits. 

Children of all ages are catered for in this wonderland, and parents can grab a coffee or some delicious food at Lollipop’s cafe while the kids explore and play!

Location: Multiple throughout Melbourne, see Lollipop's Playland for details.

3. Planet Kids

Planet Kids Melbourne
Planet Kids 

Kids play while the parents have coffee - yes, please! 

The cafe at Planet Kids is, in fact, designed to give parents a bird's eye view of all the playing going on. There’s an enclosed soft play area for toddlers, a larger play structure for older kids, wide-open spaces to ride cars, activity tables for arts and crafts, party rooms and interactive fun with the big screen Xbox Kinect.

The cafe serves freshly-ground coffee, as well as gourmet sandwiches and pastries, so adults are bound to have as much fun as the little ones!

Location: 10-12 Cecil Street, Southbank 

4. Kids Space

The Best indoor play centres in Melbourne
Ready for blast off, Kids Space is one of the best indoor play centres in Melbourne.

Get ready for an absolute blast at Kids Space Play Centre!

Designed for kids aged six months to 12 years, kids will be occupied for hours in this space-themed oasis. 

There are designated toddler spaces with a ball pit, slides, playhouse, jumping castle and lots more. Older kids will love the super slides, the four-metre-high activity wall, the six-metre-high suspension bridge, and the six-metre-high vertical drop slide!

Location: 79 Star Crescent, Hallam

5. Rabbit Hole Playcentre

The Best indoor play centres in Melbourne
The gorgeous Rabbit Hole Playcentre is sure to capture your little one's imagination and playful spirit! 

It's magical. It's wonderful. It's totally bonkers! Rabbit Hole Playcentre is the next-generation indoor playcentre in Melbourne with state-of-the-art, modern-quality interiors and adventure-styled playgrounds.

They aim to stimulate imagination, encourage exploration and foster creativity through play, all in a safe and fun environment. Even better, it is parent-friendly. See you there!

Location: Shop 13, 227 Ballarat Road, Braybrook

6. Rainbow Town Play Centre

The Best indoor play centres in Melbourne
Rainbow Town Play Centre

Bright and brimming with activities and opportunities for engaging play, Rainbow Town Play Centre is undoubtedly one of the best indoor play centres in Melbourne. 

Rainbow Town Play Centre is a true indoor adventure land for children aged three and up, boasting an impressive list of facilities, including an indoor playground, ropes course, rock-climbing wall, trampoline park, mini-car racetrack, ninja course, automated flying fox, Lego wall and the biggest ball pit anyone has ever laid eyes on!

Location: 49-55 Myrtle Street, Glen Waverley

7. Chipmunks Playland

Chipmunks Playland Melbourne
Chipmunks Playland

Welcome to Chipmunks Playland, where childhood adventures come to life!

Chipmunks Playland is a must-visit on your indoor play centres in Melbourne list! This ultimate indoor playground is the perfect place for kids to let loose, burn energy, and have a blast for hours on end.

Run, jump, slide, and climb to your heart's content, there's no shortage of fun to be had here! With multi-level structures, interactive play technology, and delicious food and coffee available on-site, parents can relax and enjoy some downtime while the kids run wild. 

Location: Multiple throughout Melbourne, see Chipmunks Playland Locations for details.

8. Bounce Inc.

Bounce Inc
Bounce Inc. offers an awesome indoor play centre experience in Melbourne!

Big name Bounce Inc. has multiple locations throughout Melbourne, meaning you're never far from your kids' next epic energy burn! 

It really is the ultimate indoor play haven that combines a trampoline park, a climbing park, and a dedicated kids' play centre. Unleash the energy in the specially designed toddler play centre, featuring a play area crafted just for the little ones under 5. Bounce offers a world of boundless fun, where kids can bounce, climb, and play to their heart's content.

Location: Multiple throughout Melbourne, see Bounce Inc. for details.

9. We Rock the Spectrum

We Rock the Spectrum
We Rock the Spectrum


We Rock the Spectrum has crafted a unique space with a special focus on children on the autism spectrum and those with special needs, creating an inclusive environment that welcomes everyone!

Proudly standing as the first sensory-sensitive play gym in Australia, multiple Melbourne locations are part of a global network with over 70 We Rock the Spectrum venues worldwide. Here, kids can play, explore, and learn in a supportive setting designed to cater to their unique needs. They believe in the power of inclusivity, making sure every child can enjoy the magic of playtime at We Rock the Spectrum!

Location: Multiple throughout Melbourne, see We Rock the Spectrum for details. 

10. Kid Factory Indoor Playcentre and Cafe

Kid Factory Dingley
Kid Factory Indoor Playcentre and Cafe

Kid Factory in Dingley is the perfect spot to keep your little ones entertained! Packed with classic jungle gyms, exciting slides, climbing frames, ball pits, and a mini trampoline park featuring basketball rings, there's endless fun for every child.

A great pick if you have kids of multiple ages, Kid Factory prioritises safety and age-appropriate enjoyment, with separate fenced areas designed specifically for under 4s and 2s. Let the kids unleash their energy, make new friends, and explore a world of adventure at Kid Factory, while you enjoy a cup of hot coffee from the cafe with two hands. Bliss!

Location: 300 Boundary Rd, Dingley Village 

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