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Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rockpools at Broadwater Parklands is absolutely amazing!!! Perhaps it is because I am from western Sydney and there is nothing quite like this where I live!!! Sure, we have free water parks for kids...but nothing like this! We spent a week in Southport during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 387jact
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ride past them regularly, they are a great place to take small children, very safe they have a lifeguard on duty. All the kids that go there have great fun

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aussieheli
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Our 9, 6 and 2 year old all had a fantastic time here. We had planned to go to the playgrounds and maybe the beach as we had no idea the water park was even there. Once the kids saw it they ran for it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank scottbeesley86
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Kids love it but can be busy and will have difficulty finding a spot to sit or lay a picnic rug, especially in the shade.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cparry29
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great park for the kids. We brought our 1.5 year old who had a great time. It is free entry, and about a 10 minute walk from the Broadwater Parklands tram stop - so no need to park. We went on a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 509asha
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Well done Gold Coast City Council for what you created here. Awesome place to take the kids for a free splash on a hot day. Been many times and kids always love it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CharlieMac70
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

As a mum with two under three, this was absolutely fantastic! My 9 month old and 2.5 old both loved it. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely place for families and children during summer. It's free. Pack a food and drinks, no shops close by. Have to pay for parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vickiw838
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The park is really nice. We had a go kart ride around the area, went down to the beach, and played in the water. Then we hopped over to the jumping pillow and the playground. We didn’t notice that there was the aqua gc hosted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KEGZ82
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Love coming here. Lots of shady spots to sit and watch the kids splash around in the rock pools. Toilets are a distance from the rock pool. There is a restaurant and ice cream shop to extend your day trip. Playground not too far away...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Colin V | Reviewed this property |
If you are seeking an excellent swimming hole to cool down ... head to the Currumbin Rock Pool. If you go online and search Currumbin Rock Pool you find a page with the location, will need a vehicle to get there only... More
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