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“Lots of fun!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Rockpools

The Rockpools
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$27.31*
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Gold Coast Self-Guided Bike Tour
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Southport
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lots of fun!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great day out for our littlies and the grandparents! Excellent set up and best of all it was free. Definitely will be visiting Rockpools again

Visited March 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is awesome for children young and old. We went as a family at 8am one morning and had the place to ourselves other than the lifeguard (from England) who was very friendly and we talked for ages. The kids had such a great time I dropped the wife off at the shops and brought the kids back for a few more hours in the afternoon. Next time we will pack lunch and spend a whole day here playing in the pools which are very refreshing. The free wifi was great and it looks like it was well used by parents in the afternoon while the kids were playing. Having a lifeguard there from 7am till 7pm is an awesome idea and makes the whole place seem safer. We hope to be back soon.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“GREAT PLACE FOR KIDS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Absolutely great place for the kids, love this place and try to get there everytime we are in the district!!

Visited November 2012
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Sydney
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52 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Take kids (free wifi for adults :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

I went exploring one afternoon and checked out this park. I would say this would be a great, inexpensive place to take kids on a hot day. It's close to shopping (food courts) and not far from bus stops. Also, there is a free wifi connection you can use while sittings by the rock pools. That said, it wasn't really much of a 'destination' for an adult. But, I did get to check up on my email and stick my feet in the cool water :)

Visited February 2013
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great place for kids!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Coming from the UK this place was such a novelty for us! Lovely water playground with fountains huge sprays etc in a lovely location next to the broad water . Great dry playground with jumping pillow and swimming enclosure nearby - great place to spend a few hours whilst on the gold coast . They also had free wifi from 7am all day whilst we were there - great sky ping family back home showing the kids splashing about in the water .

Visited December 2012
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