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The Rockpools

The Rockpools water park is nestled within the picturesque town of Southport right on the beach. It is one of the best places to take your children to cool off on a hot sunny day.

Located just 5kms north of Surfers Paradise, this fun water playground is within walking distance of many of the main Gold Coast attractions and accommodation units.

The Rockpools Water Playground Southport, Gold Coast

The Rockpools water park is suitable for children of all ages. This man made creek is shallow and perfect for toddlers to splash and play. There are water statues and water jets that splash kids gently. There are also giant jumping pillows for kids to climb on and pedal trains nearby.

For kids over about the age of 5, there is a racing track where they can bring their bikes or scooters and ride and also a playground down the southern end of the parklands. There is also a swimming lagoon located on the beach which is perfect for those who want to swim in the ocean, but offers protection from currents and other marine animals. Importantly, the Rockpools are manned by lifeguards during opening hours.

There is a cafe located within the parklands within a short walking distance which serves hot and cold take-away food. Australia Fair Shopping Centre is also only a short distance away which has a food court and fast food outlets.

There is a large carpark at Broadwater Parklands which holds approximately 200 cars, however there is a 2 hour parking limit and a fee. Parking inspectors regularly check this area, so make sure you purchase a ticket and stay within the parking limits.

Th Rockpool is FREE to attend. So for a great day out with the whole family, come down to the Rockpools and have a fun day on the Gold Coast foreshore.

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Address
Broadwater Parklands
Marine Parade
Southport, QLD

Operating Hours
Dec - Jan: 7am to 7pm
Feb - Mar: 8am to 6pm
Apr - May: 9am to 5pm
Jun - Aug: 9am to 3pm
Sep - Nov: 8am to 6pm

Opens late on Tuesdays:
Dec - Jan: 9am
Remainder of year: 12pm

Anzac Day opens 12pm
Christmas Day opens 12pm

Phone
(07) 5581 6984

Ticket Prices / Admission
Free

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