• Family adventures,  Playgrounds

    Bill Thomson Park, Elanora

    Bill Thomson Park at Elanora is very much loved by locals! With a medieval theme, you'll find plenty of turrets and bridges connecting the playground together to create one large castle. The playground is set in the middle of the parklands, which also includes a lake, basketball court, picnic shelter and public toilets.

  • Nature play,  Playgrounds

    Gilston Hall Park, Gilston

    Gilston Hall Park is a very popular spot with the locals, and it's easy to see why. This beautiful nature play park spread out over many levels will capture imaginations, encourage exploration and lead to many new adventures!

  • Free to do,  Playgrounds,  Water play

    The Backyard, Coomera Westfield

    The Backyard, Coomera Westfield is a game-changer in the way that shopping centres are catering to families. Think; bespoke play-zones for kids of all ages, an interactive water feature for water play, scooter track, BBQ facilities, picnic tables, hammocks and so much more.

  • Playgrounds

    Bob Huth Park, Ashmore

    The dinosaur that sat atop Holly Brooke Carter playground at Bob Huth Park in Ashmore has long been an institution. Watching out over everyone who drove past, kids loved to spot it! The playground was finally updated in mid-2022, and much to everyone's delight, the dinosaur remains to entertain kids for another generation! The new playground is designed to cater for a range of ages, with both a big and small play structure now in place.

  • Playgrounds,  Water play

    Broadwater Parklands North, Southport

    The brand new playground at Broadwater Parklands has opened, and boy was it worth the wait! I'm calling it early and declaring that this is my new favourite park on the entire Gold Coast. Everything about this epitomises a family day out on the Gold Coast! Gorgeous views over the broadwater, a calm swimming spot for the kids, shady picnic spots and an EPIC playground that has some of the most amazing pieces that I haven't seen before at any of our parks.

  • Playgrounds

    Best ninja climbing parks for Gold Coast kids

    Have you got a child who loves to climb? Then these ninja parks are just for you! Whether it’s monkey bars, upside down ropes or swinging ladders, there are some great challenges on offer across the Gold Coast. I’ve rounded up the best Gold Coast parks for ninja climbers to take on – which one will you conquer first?

  • Playgrounds

    Tugun Park, Tugun

    This castle themed playground at Tugun Park, Tugun is capturing the imagination of knights and princesses young and old! This playground is packed with imaginative and role play pieces, including a Double Medieval Tower, a Drawbridge, a Knight and his Horse! There are battlements, banners, arrow slits, arches, shields and bridges, all sure to inspire fun and games.

  • Playgrounds,  Water play

    Pirate Park, Palm Beach

    Pirate Park at Palm Beach has long been a family favourite. Located within the Palm Beach Parklands, right on Currumbin Creek, you can easily spend the day here so be sure to pack the swimmers, a picnic blanket and a change of clothes!

  • Playgrounds

    Quota Park Biggera Waters

    Quota Park in Biggera Waters is a fabulous nautical themed playground with plenty of imaginative play elements. Catering for a variety of ages, there is so much to do at this playground! It's a also a great spot for a family walk or bike ride, doing a loop between Quota Park and Harley Park!