We asked YOU on Facebook what your favourite playgrounds on the Gold Coast are and thanks to some brilliant local knowledge here is a list of Gold Coast playgrounds you HAVE to visit!

1. Broadwater Parklands

If you like a park with a view this is definitely the place for YOU.

This park offers spectacular views of Surfers Paradise and a range of diverse facilities to keep the kids busy.

Right in the heart of Surfers paradise these parklands offer 2.8 hectares of useable open space in which you and your family can enjoy fishing off the pier, swimming, picnics, BBQs and strolling on the rooftop terrace.

Don’t forget to pack lots of sunscreen for a fun filled day by the beach!

Address: Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

2. Paradise Point

Paradise Point parklands are named paradise for a reason! Their spectacular views and beautiful landscape is not to be missed. Not to mention the newly upgraded picnic shelters, barbecues and public amenities.

This park has a huge playground area filled with  new exciting activities as well as the traditional favourites. The park also offers large grassed areas, perfect for a game of cricket or simply kicking a ball around.

The kids will love this park and they are sure to have a great time, whilst you sit, relax and enjoy your day outdoors. 

Address: The Esplanade, Parade Point QLD 4216

3. Pratten Park

If slides, sandpits and pedal powered monorails are your child’s favourites then this is the place for YOU.

Remember to pack your bucket and spade as there is plenty of sand to play in and bring your bike or scooter as the track that surrounds the playground is the perfect place to ride.

This would be the perfect place to have a picnic on a nice day.

Address: Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach QLD 4218

4. Laguna Park

This is the best kids playground because it has a diverse range of interactive and fun equipment to suit kids of all ages.

This park is pleasant and relaxing and is sure to entertain your kids for hours and is fully fenced.

Don’t forget to take a picnic and enjoy what Laguna park has to offer!

Address: Laguna Avenue, Palm Beach QLD 4221

5. Treasure Island Playground at Palm Beach Parklands

Do your kids like pirate ships? If they do Palm Beach Parklands is the perfect place for you.

The treasure island themed playground brings out the pirate in any child.

This park is suitable for kids of all ages and provides lots of activities to keep them interested for hours.

Bring your kids down for a picnic and don’t forget to bring their favourite pirate accessories.

Address: 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach QLD 4221

Do you have any to add to this list? SHARE your favourite Gold Coast playgrounds in the comments below. 

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  • I definitely agree all these parks are great. Especially the water play a inflatable bouncing pillow at Broadwater Parklands


  • Fantastic list for those with kids wishing to visit the Gold Coast.


  • We go to the Broadwater Parklands often. All the kids love it especially the Rock pools. Would recommend any body visiting the Gold Coast make this a place to visit.


  • yeah lots to do with the family


  • They sound really cool to go to!


  • we definetly have to go their one day


  • Thank you a good list of parks.


  • thanks so much for the good read


  • I’ll be holding on to this list for sure!


  • Right in my backyard! Thanks for sharing! Cannot wait to check some of these out!


  • Love these playground posts am saving them for my daughter and 3 boys.


  • Thanks for this, I will take note for when we travel to the Gold Coast


  • i love the gold coast. always heaps of families there and the theme parks are there


  • Awesome cant wait to go


  • it s absolutly great to read these


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