WINNER of the 'Go Bananas to WIN The Lemur V2' Competition

At the start of October, we launched our 'Go Bananas to WIN' Competition where we asked the magic question...

Find Your Amazing Competition

Each week, we will announce a new challenge for you to attempt, with a weekly prize to be won. All you need to do is attempt it and film it using our Find Your Amazing filter, then post it on your Instagram or Facebook stories.

Spring into a Backyard Blitz

Say goodbye to Winter and hello to Spring - the time has come to give that yard some love and we're here to help.

WINNER of Australia's Backyard Ninja

This Ninja season was one to remember with Funky Monkey Bars and Olivia Vivian calling on Australia’s aspiring young ninjas to take part in a set of difficult, creative and exciting challenges in the Australia’s First Backyard Ninja Competition.


Funky Monkey Bars found a star recruit in Tom when we teamed up with the Autism Association of Western Australia to create employment opportunities for people with autism.


To help families in lockdown Australia-wide, Funky Monkey Bars is now dispatching all Express Shipping orders the next day to get backyard fun on the road to you as quickly as possible.

Take Olivia's Challenge to be The First Backyard Ninja

Funky Monkey Bars & Australian Ninja star Olivia Vivian challenge you to share your ninja skills to WIN the title of The First Backyard Ninja and the ultimate prize; The Ninja by Funky Monkey Bars frame valued at $3,150 plus delivery anywhere in Australia.

Imagination the key to small backyards

From the thousands of entries in our Cheeky Little Monkey PLUS competition the best ideas came from the kids, like the winning entry from Sara whose son Isaiah provided great tips for a backyard filled with imagination.

"Monkey bars, rainbow ones, with magic and water-guns and a 16-metre waterslide in the sky. Invite all my friends. And cool costumes!"

'Hang out' with Funky Monkey at Freo Ocean Classic

At Funky Monkey Bars we love to play and be active in our community backyard and on the morning of January 30 we’ll be hanging out on the beach as the Major Sponsor of the Fremantle Ocean Classic swim. Hang...

Log Out and Hang Out with Funky Monkey Bars

Summer holidays are here. Log Out and Hang Out. It’s good for our physical health and mood. It helps to nurture relationships with family and friends and it’s a good chance to get active and try new activities together.

Installing your Funky frame before Christmas?

Here are our Top 10 Tips for an easy Funky installation...

Watch our Funky Friends Smash the Obstacle Course

Thousands of kids smashed the Funky Monkey Bars & Red Dust Obstacle Course Race over a weekend in December in Perth’s Carine Open Space testing their skills on many of Funky Monkey Bars new features.

WINNER: Funky Monkey Bars Christmas Giveaway

The Giveaway asked entrants to; create a fun slogan for Funky Monkey Bars that will encourage more kids to make the switch from screens to outdoor play - read our winning slogan here. 

Aussie Sporting Heroes choose Australian-made Monkey Bars

Read why sporting heroes Eamon Sullivan, Jamie Dwyer, Alicia Molik and Olivia Vivian chose Funky Monkey Bars for their families.

Spring Clean: Backyard Edition

Create a space for the whole family to enjoy and get your backyard Summer ready by following these Backyard Spring Cleaning tips.


Funky Monkey Bars has today been recognised for outstanding design and innovation as a prestigious Good Design Winner for The Combat Ninja frame.   In a year that Australian-made backyard play and fitness has been a saviour for many families, Funky Monkey Bars has delivered thousands of frames, including The Combat Ninja, across Australia and around the world.

Keep warm, keep active.

During these school holidays, now is the perfect time to get the family outside. If you can't get away, check out our Top 10 Funky Tips for getting the kids outdoors during these chilly days.

Autism Assoc. team making a Funky difference.

Autism Association of WA this week published an article that featured participants from the AIM Employment Program, who've been invaluable team members at Funky Monkey Bars since 2019. 

Warm Up this Winter ❄️

With children only burning half the calories they would in summer, there’s a lot of unused energy being wasted indoors in front of 'the screen'.

How can we get the kids outdoors during these chilly days?

Wrap Up Stay at Home. Play at Home. Video

In March, the plan for 2020 took us all on a different path and we were all asked to Stay at Home.  In response Funky Monkey Bars tried to bring a little fun and challenge to our Funky friends at home in our Stay at Home. Play at Home. campaign.  Watch the video compilation of some of the Funky fun shared by our followers. 

Introducing Finbarr

Finbarr is our fundraising Funky Monkey whose NEW line of T-shirts, designed by Mulga The Artist, is raising funds to support the Telethon Kids Institute to fight COVID-19. The Finbarr T-shirt is a high quality, cool, white cotton Gildan shirt, made for fun and durability and available in youth sizes; small, medium and large.