Broadwater Parklands is home to 3 different playgrounds, each of which has a different offering suitable to a range of ages and abilities.
1. Peninsula Playground
The Peninsula Playground is a brand-new play space for the community to enjoy. Surrounded by lush subtropical landscaping with ample space for small and large gatherings.
Key features of the Peninsula Playground are:
- a spiral tower over 4 levels with interactive play equipment like glockenspiels, binoculars, telescopes, suspended nets, rope tunnels and an enclosed slide
- a water and sand play area with carved sandstone, bronze sea animals, water pumps, mini weirs and water gates
- an elevated sand table designed as a 'fish and chip shop' that can accommodate wheelchairs
- play equipment including play panels, swings, slides, trampolines, diggers, stepping stones, balance beams, a carousel, climbing walls and climbing nets
There are also considerable inclusive options:
- Wheelchair-accessible sensory and nature-based play stations – play panels, elevated and wheelchair-accessible sand play table, chiming bells that chime when walked/wheeled over, accessible sand digger
- Interactive, imaginative, and physical play opportunities – telescopes on the main deck, nest swings, all-abilities swing with a backrest for additional support, in-ground trampoline suitable for wheelchairs
- Accessible supporting infrastructure for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy – accessible paths of travel including rubberised soft-fall to and within play areas and concrete pathways surrounding the space, shaded wheelchair-accessible picnic tables and barbeques
The Peninsula Playground also has 4 large BBQ and shelter areas that can either be hired (at a cost) or available on a first come first serve basis. The BBQ areas are called Pelican, Eastern Curlew, Stingray, and Jellyfish. Please see the below link if you wish to make a booking:
Make a booking enquiry
Entry to convenient paid parking for this area can be found off Marine Parade, adjacent to North Street.
View map and directions on Google
2. Adventure Play Attraction
The Adventure Play Attraction sits in the centre of the park just near The Rockpools. This playground caters to younger children with a make-believe pirate ship and interactive learning and play equipment. View map and directions on Google
Washington Waters Play Attraction
Washington Waters Play Attraction sits adjacent to Australia Fair. Soar through the air on the Flying Fox, take a tandem pedal ride on the monorail or bounce on the giant inflatable bouncy pillow. The play equipment in this playground caters to the older child who enjoys a rigorous and energetic play session. Convenient parking for this space can be found on Gold Coast Highway or across the road at Carey Park. View map and directions on Google