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The Rockpools

Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5581 1615
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“free fun” (12 reviews)
Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5581 1615
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the Rockpools are a very family friendly place, if you are looking at going during the weekend though you might find it a bit crowded as it is a very popular place on the Gold Coast, as it is situated in the middle of the...More

Thank 821Ranzani
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little area is such a great idea for the little ones and nice way to introduce babies/toddlers to the water. The water used for all the water features is from the Broadwater beach and there are a number of different little areas and levels...More

Thank TanM84
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rockpools are a perfect spot for young children to enjoy the magic of water play that's safe, interesting and lots of fun. This attractive and popular mini water park is perfect for families. It's attractive, clean and inviting. There's lots of grassed areas where...More

Thank Suzette655
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is new after renovation and reminds me of promenades in Northern Brisbane and Townsville - just a few kids with their mothers or fathers enjoying themselves and having fun. Gorgeous day at the Gold Coast away from the traffic and great views of the...More

Thank peterbloecker
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day out and safe for the Whole Family, The Broad water parklands is a Council run facility and juts a hop skip and a Jump from the Water.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for young children in summer. Children love the waterspouts, and pool play. Picnic tables nearby, so easy to set up picnic, also other play equipment within easy walking distance.

Thank Desley M
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I recall taking my son here twenty years ago and we had fun together. These days I like walking through here and it brings back all the memories. Shortly I will be a grandfather and it's the place I will take my grandson, it's about...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Visited very regularly with Grandchildren aged 2 - 6 over the summer and all loved it. It's great to have such a wonderful free attraction so close to home. Only complaint is that the water stung their eyes after a time.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Great spot to take the kids to let them run off some steam and to cool down on those hot summer days. Lots of space to sit but when it's busy all the shaded areas are taken so maybe bring a sun tent if you're...More

Thank Marisa L
Reviewed April 9, 2017

A great pac for the family to go. Take a picnic and enjoy your surround of the beach area, vast green space, water play area and playgrounds. My Girls had fab time!

Thank Angusclan
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Hi would it be very cold in the winters to visit this park? Kids age 9 and 7 Thanks
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Alicia P | Reviewed this property |
Our winters are mild but the kids may find the water a bit chilly and not sure if the rock pools fill with water during the winter months. I'd suggest calling Gold Coast Council they'd be able to answer any questions... More
hi, is there a place for adults to swim? or is it all very shallow and aimed at small kids? also is there a closing time?
February 15, 2017|
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Response from Simon S | Reviewed this property |
Hi the Rockpool itself is suitable for young children but not for adults. However there is a large enclosed Broadwater swimming area (free entry) about 100m away and there is our very good Aquatic center. The Aquatic center... More
I heard that there is no shower facility for kids required after swimming. Please clarify.
January 14, 2017|
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Response from BeLazy | Reviewed this property |
That's correct. There are great new toilet facilities. However water is really clean.