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The Rockpools

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Address: Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: 07 55811615
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Amazing place for all ages

Went for a walk through here after breakfast on Father's day and what an amazing place! Can't wait for summer to get into the water and play with the grandkids. Great playground.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
diannefegan
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids were really looking forward to coming here and after finding our way and paying for parking we were disappointed to find it was closed with no water :( Did look great fun though!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a walk through here after breakfast on Father's day and what an amazing place! Can't wait for summer to get into the water and play with the grandkids. Great playground.

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Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one place you do not want to miss if you want to be in the good books with your kids ....children and adults have a ball

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Thank Renee D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

didnt know this was here i didt have kids but would be a great place for kids to play looks like alot of fun. Their were lots of kids enjoy all the water play thing great for smaller kids and a cafe near by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

the kid will go mad here and if dad or mum like to have fun they can too the kids will play here all day remember to take pack lunch or you can buy close by but again take suntan cream please

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

A visit to The Rockpools is a must do free activity for families if the weather is warm. We caught the G: to the nearby station and walked to the nearby parklands before visiting the Rockpools. The Rockpools is an extremely well maintained and clean area where kids and adults alike can frolic in the running and squirting water that... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Opposite Australia fair near the aquatic centre is a great area for the kids to explore. Walking, cycling or even swimming is a great attraction to look at not at a great expense. Toilets facilities and nice parklands. Even s great cafe with cheap bacon & egg burgers with the works for $6.00.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Honestly loved it! Just wish they had something like this for those of us who don't have kids lol! Loved the fact there was no sand but you still really felt like you were at the beach.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Free park for the kids, located on the beach with activities for all ages My kids loved this more than the theme parks Highly recommend

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great spot to take young children. Lots of water play jets, shallow pools to paddle and wallow in and dry places for adults to sit to watch. A lifeguard is on duty too. Plenty of shade available but may have to be shared in busy times. Toilets nearby too. Parking (paid) is nearby, as well as a café selling barista... More 

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