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The Rockpools

Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5581 1615
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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average1%
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“rock pools” (41 reviews)
“young children” (24 reviews)
LOCATION
Broadwater Parklands | Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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+61 7 5581 1615
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"rock pools"
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"lifeguard on duty"
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"young children"
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"great spot"
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"free fun"
in 12 reviews
"great for kids"
in 15 reviews
"water features"
in 10 reviews
"broadwater parklands"
in 21 reviews
"cool off"
in 6 reviews
"free activity"
in 5 reviews
"all ages"
in 18 reviews
"kids love"
in 9 reviews
"water play"
in 7 reviews
"free bbqs"
in 4 reviews
"keep an eye"
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"great place to take"
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"spend hours"
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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
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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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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

From the rock pools to the playground area with beach and walking tracks, the parklands has it all for young families and it's FREE! A great day out any time the sun is shining!

Thank TeganandQuinn
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Let your feet down and kids relax in the rock pools .. just awesome fun for the family.. everyone enjoyed thoroughly will definitely go back

Thank gopalbharath
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Need an activity on a hot day? Just grab the kids, bather, snacks and towels and head on over to the rock pools. A great meeting spot for mums with little ones. It can keep the kids entertained for hours. There are a few more...More

1  Thank Mashja
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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

My 2 year old grandson was visiting and we decided to take him to this delightfully setting for for some funtime. He loved it and we spend about an hour there perfect time for little ones. Only 1 minor criticism if they had a little...More

Thank Moisy53
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

We enjoy great family times here. Even now that the children are getting older the access is so easy, the amenities are great and its good visibility to bea able to keep a good eye on the children.

Thank goldcoastfee
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Great area for young kids and parents alike.However, excited kids tend to run and this causes undue havoc, stress and accidents. Plenty of water activities ensure hours of fun but please supervise your kids.

Thank TheLife007
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Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

We took my family with their young kids to this water park late last year. It's fun safe and the kids had a ball. There's also a netted off area if you wish to swim in the river and there's also a blow up fun...More

Thank Alicia P
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

The Rockpool is one of the Broadwater Parklands major attractions. During summer we see lots of young families making the most of this well designed and "quirky" venue. Having a lifeguard on site means that mothers can relax while their younger kids have fun. As...More

Thank Simon S
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FredrikO551
February 12, 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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marnieamos
January 13, 2018|
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Response from dougnorm | Reviewed this property |
From the City of Gold Coast web page: The Rockpools are manned by lifeguards during opening hours and are completely free. 1 February to 31 March: 8am to 6pm (closed every Tuesday morning for maintenance until midday) 1... More
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Amits
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
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