Nelson Park

This 4 hectare district park can be accessed from Mari Street and Okinja Road. It provides great facilities, including barbecues, picnic tables and shelters as well as a fully fenced playground. Enjoy the the views of the magnificent swan sculptures and the local waterway.

Nelson Park

Nelson Park at Alexandra Headland has a network of shaded pathways surrounding the lake, which is teaming with wildlife.  The playground is fully fenced and has many accessible play opportunities.

Play elements

  • Fort structure with a network of wheelchair accessible ramps weaving through the playground. It has many interactive play panels, musical equipment, slides, hammock, swings and talk tubes.
  • Swings – basket swing and traditional swings
  • Sand play table
  • Small boat and play hut


  • Fully fenced play space (including picnic facilities)
  • Plenty of shade – with large shade sails, picnic shelters and mature trees.
  • Pathways and rubber softfall underneath some of the play elements – allowing wheelchair and pram access.
  • Barbecues, picnic tables, seating and drinking fountain
  • Parking and disabled parking.
  • Public amenities (directly outside the playground)
  • Wetland and lake.



between Mari Street and Okinja Road, Alexandra Headland

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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