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Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5581 1615
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I think virtually every day we have been here in Surfers, the kids have asked to come back to The Rockpools. No doubt you have done some research and found out what this place is all about, but just in case you haven't, its a...More

7  Thank Rinkydinkpinkpanther
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I thought it was quite modest and quiet for a place that has such beautiful water and picnic area's etc. Especially when you have such touristy places right next door. great place to go if you don't want to be in big crowds

2  Thank KaylaAmry
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All reviews rock pools lifeguard on duty young children great for kids water features great spot cool off water play broadwater parklands free activity all ages kids love safe place life guards keep an eye the gold coast play area
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank CharlieMac70
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

Thank belinda240
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Fun for all the family Best destination for all the family Food fun and family Relax and enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Kim N Bill L
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Passed the Rockpools as we were doing the Broadwater Parklands walk which by the way is a great walk in itself. The Rockpools is a cute water play area especially for families with young children. Flowing cascades, water spurting from various creatures and water holes,...More

Thank AngelaS1959
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a lovely outing for the kids, they play for hours in the water. I wanted to jump under the waterfall too. I can't believe it's free.

Thank carolyn650
Reviewed 28 July 2018

After three days of activities that made a major dent in the wallet, it was great to have some free, stress less and relaxing fun. From the Southport tram station is was an easy walk towards the beach to find The Rockpools, playground, public bbq,...More

2  Thank melskey
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Amazing place to spend time especially for kids! The place is safe and plenty of activities for kids and young at heart to do. Try it 👌👍😊

Thank josearnelp
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6 June 2018|
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Response from Marisa L | Reviewed this property |
They will get wet when they visit the rockpools especially as there are small water spouts there but there are no regulations about attire. A lot of parents are there walking around with their little ones fully dressed and... More
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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