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Southport Broadwater Parklands

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The perfect spot for a swim, play, picnic, or a trip into buzzing Southport

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Broadwater Parklands

Take your Hopo ferry ride to Broadwater Parklands and find yourself at a parkland of things to do right by the waterway. Enclosed ocean pools, an aquatic centre, and an oversized kid’s park can all be found right near the drop-off point, while a simple stroll will see you at China Town and Australia Fair. A gateway to all that buzzing Southport has to offer.

Things to Do

Splash around for free at The Rockpool water playground
Cool down in world class swimming pools and dive centre at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
Bring the family down for a BBQ picnic on the vast green parklands and let them play at the kids playgrounds
Slurp down spicy noodles in China Town
Take a walk into Southport and do some shopping at Australia Fair, or grab lunch in town.

What's On

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Summer Salt Festival


Summer Salt is back with another season of live music and a sunny haze of good times set up alongside one of the most picturesque beachside locations in the country! This festival is the perfect place to enjoy live music at the Broadwater Parklands.

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Gold Coast Marathon


Celebrate the pinnacle of road running events in Australia and also one of the most prestigious marathons in the world! The marathon’s famous flat, fast and scenic course is located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and the stunning Broadwater.

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Broadwater Pavilion Markets


Venture down to Broadwater Parklands to enjoy a pre-loved fashion market with local stalls and a relaxed Sunday vibe. Sample an array of fabulous food vendors, pull up a picnic rug and listen to live music at this family and pet-friendly market. 

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