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Broadwater Parklands

Broadwater Parklands playground

Broadwater Parklands is a world-class community and cultural parkland, loved by Gold Coast residents and tourists alike. At the heart of the parklands is a vast expanse of green that is ideal for family picnics and fun. The Great Lawn hosts some of the city's most popular events such as the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Carols by Candlelight and the World Championship Triathlon.

The Rockpools water playground is the first of its kind on the Gold Coast, and is a hit with the kids! The Rockpools has shallow wade-height water with spouting water animals and waterfalls. There are a variety of pool areas and creek beds with water filling up and emptying on timers. Pop jets squirt water throughout the play area and waterfalls cascade down the rockpools.

There is also fishing off the 100-metre long pier and a swimming enclosure where you can enjoy a dip, which also has a jumping pontoon.

Find out more about events and things to do at Broadwater Parklands.

Download and view a map of the park (PDF 413kb).

A mobility map that includes information about the location of accessible toilets, change facilities, accessible car parking spaces, pathway gradients, location of kerb ramps and key buildings and services, plus transport information for light rail stations, bus stops and bus routes is available to view on Google maps, or you can download a PDF version.

Note: Dogs must be walked on leash unless otherwise signed and are totally prohibited in all children's playground areas.

The Parklands is also a popular wedding ceremony venue, with our dedicated rooftop ceremony location providing an amazing backdrop for those special occasions! Visit our Park bookings page to download our fees and charges brochure and the Weddings and private gatherings booking form.

For more images of Broadwater Parklands view the image gallery.

Park facilities:

  • Barbecues
  • Boardwalk
  • Boat ramp
  • Disability toilet
  • Drinking fountain
  • Fitness station
  • Liberty swing
  • Lookout
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Water tap

Sports & activities:

  • Beach volleyball

Key information

What's happening in this park

Check out these events coming soon to this park.

The Gold Coast Christmas Carnival
06 Jan 2021 - 20 Jan 2021

Pedal Cars
16 Jan 2021

Rock climbing wall
17 Jan 2021

For more events in this park, view our Events Calendar.

Great park for...
  • Barbecues
  • Fitness
  • Kids - parks with playground equipment
  • Launching a boat
  • Picnics
  • Relaxing
  • Walking
  • Weddings

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