• Family adventures,  Playgrounds

    Discovery Park, Helensvale

    Discovery Park at Helensvale was upgraded in early 2024, providing a new and safer playground experience. The playground was shifted away from busy Discovery Drive, further into the parklands behind the Tennis Club and is fully fenced. It caters for a wide range of ages, with a varying levels of climbing difficulty. There are two play towers with a bridge, a small ninja climbing structure, swing set and and a spinner.

  • Eating out,  Free to do,  Playgrounds

    Latte Lounge, Southport

    Kids love playgrounds, parents love coffee – it’s a simple fact. The people behind Latte Lounge at Southport know this, and have created the perfect space that is drawing parents and children in from across the Gold Coast!

  • Bikes & wheels,  Playgrounds

    Tallowwood Park, Upper Coomera

    What a great park Tallowwood Park is for the little kids! With a large open green space dotted with shady trees, a beautiful lake with ducks, a small but adrenalin-packed bike track and a fenced playground - there really isn't more that you could ask for here!

  • Playgrounds

    Codrington Park, Pacific Pines

    Aimed at older kids (although catering for toddlers too), this playground is designed for climbing, with nets, bridges, posts and walls that will keep the ninja warriors occupied. Don't miss the flying fox too! Little ones can explore the pirate ship, bridges and sand play fort.

  • Attractions,  Indoors,  Playgrounds

    EMF Jnr play centre, Nerang

    EMF Jnr is the first of its kind on the Gold Coast, encompassing kids specific training rooms, a creche, party room and the most EPIC play centre on the Gold Coast. Divided into 5 different zones - toddler play, trampolines, jumping castle, kids play and ninja warrior course, there is something for everyone here!

  • Playgrounds

    Parklake Park, Maudsland

    Parklake Park at Maudsland can't be seen from the street, and so many people are surprised once they make their way down to it at how big the playground is! This playground caters well to kids of all ages, with two separate play structures and lots much more to discover. Set under lots of shady trees, plus a few shade cloth structures, you'll find a mega slide, toddler playground, flying fox, swings, huge sandpit and lots of imaginative play elements.

  • Attractions,  Playgrounds,  Water play

    Pimpama Sports Hub, Pimpama

    The Pimpama Sports Hub is home to the northern Gold Coast's state-of-the-art aquatic centre with Olympic-standard 50m swimming pool, netball and tennis facilities and heaps of other recreational and sporting options. Built on a 14-hectare site, it has a large outdoor events space for things like Carols by Candlelight and outdoor movies, and also a community centre. The cherry on the top is the children's playground and walking trails, making this an inviting hub for families to visit any day of the week.