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Relaxed family picnic and barbecue spot

A great change of pace when holidaying at the Gold Coast. Between Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Brisbane, Australia
Beautiful gardens

We have been regularly visiting these gardens for years and they never dissapoint with natural... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
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“clean bbqs”(2 reviews)
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2730 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4380, Australia
+61 7 5581 6984
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

I went here by myself and was lone during the day visiting this wonderful place. I found it very haunting and quite sad reading about it all. Both memorials were wonderful and the inscriptions were very thought provoking to read.

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 26 May 2018

A great change of pace when holidaying at the Gold Coast. Between Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. Drive in to the parklands ( Easy Parking ) or take the tram. Very quiet and peaceful. There is a Kokoda Memorial Walk to help appreciate the courage and...More

Thank anniestravelreviews
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We have been regularly visiting these gardens for years and they never dissapoint with natural beauty and perfect setting for family barbeques. Enjoyed it again recently

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Unit 6 disgusting... unhygienic, used our own paper plates, plastic cups Spoons & knives as items there were filthy... beds uncomfortable, couch had a huge spring popping out along with duct tape covering a hole in couch, fridge filthy... the list could go on &...More

Thank Emicon
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lovely park in good ;location but rundown. No cascades in this place now. No views of river neither. It has seen better days. The signage needs updating due to age and vandals

Thank Arty1st
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Often walk my daughters dog here- he loves the lakes for frolicking in and has made a lot of doggie mates too over last year. Nice show gardens areas too- walking around ornamental ponds and there is a nice coffee shop too. Never too busy!

Thank Gareth G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We live near the cascade gardens and. Walk through it regularly.. it has a beautiful rainforest to enjoy so many beautiful views it's very tranquil and there are also some fantastic monuments to kokoda track and the Korean War .. lots of nature and my...More

1  Thank 87dinahs
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

In the heart ❤️ of Surfers Paradise sits the lovely City Council, Cascade Gardens. Easily accessible by the new light rail/ car , these gardens give much enjoyment to visitors and locals alike . Quite expansive with elaborate gardens , walkways, beautiful trees they are...More

Thank BabsGoldCoast
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Cascade gardens has been a family favourite for years. It is tucked aay behind the gold coast higway at Broadbeach. A great place to to relax, take the kids as there are playgrounds, parks, shade and toilets there. There are also BBQ areas. Ther are...More

Thank RickX01
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Unexpected delights await you in this city park with beautiful old trees, fern walk and water views beside the river. Saw it on the map and wanted to investigate as it is easy to get to by tram. Various war memorials of interest, a gazebo,...More

Thank HippyWonderer
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15 March 2018|
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Response from 87dinahs | Reviewed this property |
No .. just go
4 September 2017|
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Response from J1914RYcarolg | Reviewed this property |
I went early afternoon and they were asleep in the trees.
8 May 2017|
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Response from JeffGoldCoast | Reviewed this property |
You definitely have to bring food with you. Nice atmosphere there though