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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 24 October 2016

beautiful little picnic spot to enjoy a family outing, while keeping the kiddies cool. great picnic facilities.

Thank kellyolive
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Seems to be a place where the locals bring their kids to play in shallow safe pools. Even has a lifeguard although the pools are only a few inches deep. Probably more a place for locals with children but may be worth a visit for...More

1  Thank John Z
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Located right on the water with good parking and walking paths to get around, free fun for the kids. Good day out

Thank ashmoreJ
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A great place to take the grandchildren for a couple of hours, lots of fun and very clean and well supervised.

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I love this place, heaps of things for the kids to do. BBq's everywhere with seating. Right by the water and safe swimming. Rockpool is super for the little ones.

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

When it's not school holidays this place is perfect, small crowds great for wasting baby/toddlers energy, kept clean & close to the park incase your little one decides the rock pools isn't for them! You have to pay for parking so better to park in...More

Thank Susiesueme
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Awesome kids splas area a great hit thru the warmer months. Changing room, toilet and cafe all nearby or bring a picnic and stay for the day. Pay for car parking.bbq areas nearby and beach with lots of shaded spots. Family hot spot

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Took our little ones here for a play and splash in the water...they had a blast! The water play area was immaculate and had a lifeguard on duty which I didn't expect. Plenty of tree coverage and shades for picnic time. A great place for...More

Thank kellysydnsw
Reviewed 12 September 2016

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!

Thank spannar1
Reviewed 5 September 2016

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.

Thank diannefegan
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Hi would it be very cold in the winters to visit this park? Kids age 9 and 7 Thanks
5 March 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?
16 February 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.
15 January 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.