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Address: Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: 07 55811615
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Beautiful spot for a play

This water play Park is a fantastic alternative to one of the big waterparks is you have toddlers. It's small enough to keep an eye on the kids while big enough that it doesn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This water play Park is a fantastic alternative to one of the big waterparks is you have toddlers. It's small enough to keep an eye on the kids while big enough that it doesn't feel crowded. An easy tram trip from broadbeach or surfers and short walk, there is also a cafe and pier here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The kids absolutely loved this and it's FREE! Spend hours in the sun and having fun. The parking is easy and there is plenty to do to fill the time! Great parks nearby too!

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Labrador, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My family n i went n my sister inlaw n two of her three kids came too it was a great kids /family. Place to be all natural water from the river we enjoyed the rock pooks with a bbq as well n some fishing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A nice little park right along the beach with toilets showers, plenty of parking and a Cafe that serves nice coffee. A pleasant walk around the area even if you do not use the Rockpools. The Rockpools at the Broadwater Parklands are open all year round, but at various times during the year from as early as 7am-7pm during the... More 

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Southport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a wonderful place to take children (toddlers) on a hot day. I have seen kids having hours of fun. There is a lifeguard on duty... It is likely a very useful starting point to get children interested in water sports and become acclimatised to water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great place for toddlers and pre school aged children. Our seven year old found it a bit boring. Friendly life guard on duty, clean amenities and great cafe nearby. It is a credit to the council and it's employees on the presentation of this area.

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North Parramatta, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It was nice, but there was no one there, better to go during summer when I am sure there will be alot more people.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went to the rock pools and playground area to give our little two year old some fun while on holidays and she had a blast, a wonderful array or equipment and fun for the kids. Certainly worthwhile to give the little ones a good run around and some free fun.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is great for kids. So much fun splashing around. Although I doubt he would be needed - there is a lifeguard on duty during opening hours.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The rock pool at Southport is a great place to bring theyoung ones, also free, my 2 grandchildren aged 6 & 8 loved it while they stayed with us last week. The area was spotless and has plenty of shade also I liked that the surface in the pool have non slip surface. Also there is a lovely play area.... More 

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Address: Address: Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: 07 55811615
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Southport

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