Gold Coast Playgrounds and Parks

The best playgrounds and parks for kids on the Gold Coast

Find a Gold Coast playground or park to enjoy a family day out, burn off some energy, get together with friends and let kids be kids. Read our reviews and know what to expect, how to get there, and park highlghts not to be missed.

All Abilities Playground Kurruwa Park Broadbeach

The All Abilities Playground at Kurruwa in Broadbeach is one of our city's best playgrounds for all ages. It is fully enclosed and filled with excellent play equipment including two giant slides, climbing nets, flying fox, giant web swing, submarine, water and sand...

Jack Wilson Reserve

Jack Wilson Reserve in Robina is a pleasant neighbourhood park with a fun train-themed playground, magic fairy ring, offleash dog exercise area and BBQ facilities. The playground here is quite good for kids 1-3 years old, and older kids up to 10 years old. There are...

Queen Elizabeth Park – opp Calypso Apartments

Queen Elizabeth Park at Coolangatta has two playgrounds. This is the smaller one opposite Calypso Apartments. It has a good climbing frame and slide, swings, spring rockers and climbing walls. It has gorgeous views of the beaches, benches to sit at (although not in...

The Faerie Park Merrimac

The Faerie Park in Merrimac is a gorgeous imaginative and natural play area for children, perfect for a picnic or sunny morning play. After seeing underwhelming images of the park online, I must admit that I didn't expect much from the Faerie Park, but as soon as we...

Nick Pavlis Park

Nick Pavlis Park Labrador A great little neighbourhood park with a playground, oval and dog agility park. The playground has lots of fun features, including shop-front, rock climbing wall, slide, spinning pole, spring rocker and a standard set of swings. There is...

Paradise Point Parklands

Paradise Point is an ideal spot for a family BBQ, birthday party, pram walk and talk, play date and more. With play equipment scattered the length of the walking path, there is plenty of room for children to run, play, swim and explore. There is also fitness equipment...

Golden Four Park

This super cute neighbourhood playground is located on the Gold Coast Highway in Tugun If you're not a local, it's a great little playground to help break up a trip to the airport, or further south. It is close to public toilets (just off the carpark), is fully...

Doodlebugs Play Centre Review

  Doodlebugs is a family owned and operated play centre located in Miami on the Gold Coast. It is one of the largest centres on the Gold Coast with a large cafe area and large play areas for older children. It is fully air-conditioned with complimentary Wi-Fi for your...

Pratten Park Broadbeach

Pratten Park in Broadbeach is located on Old Burleigh Road at the end of Margaret Avenue. It's the older playground out of two on this stretch (the other is the All Abilites Playground, sometimes called Kurruwa Pratten Park), however it still has some play equipment...