Making the right choice of family holiday destination is child’s play this Easter with many of our tourist parks a hop, skip and a jump away from the Gold Coast’s best playgrounds.
When you’re not taking advantage of the free Easter activities on offer within Gold Coast Tourist Parks, you may decide to take the children on an adventure nearby.
Go on a treasure hunt in the ever popular Pirate Treasure Island playground nestled in Palm Beach Parklands. While the children explore the large pirate ship, walk the plank and search for hidden treasure you can relax with a coffee from the nearby Dune Cafe.
Palm Beach Parklands is easy to reach from Kirra Beach Tourist Park and Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park.
Not far from here is Laguna Park which sports a playground of heaps of slides and rockers, a pedal power monorail and is fully fenced.
Guests at Kirra Tourist Park may like to put Queen Elizabeth Park on their holiday itinerary. Here there’s barbecue facilities and picnic shelters for the family to set up for the day, as well as playground. This park fronts the famous Coolangatta beachfront and home to arts and craft market every month.
Further north you will find another of the city’s signature playgrounds – Kurrawa Pratten Park Broadbeach, which is a big drawcard for families since opening in 2016 as the Gold Coast’s first ‘all abilities’ playground.
Here there is interactive and challenging play for children of all ages in exciting sand castle and undersea zones. a safe, fullen fenced environment. It’s just 5km from Ocean Beach Tourist Park via walking or riding lanes which will take you along Hedges Ave, home to some of the the Gold Coast’s most famous real estate.
Continuing north is Macintosh Island Playground in the middle of Surfers Paradise and in easy proximity to Main Beach Tourist Park. You’ll be able to find a tranquil spot here with large trees providing shade all year round and a stream cascading through the park providing a backdrop for adult relaxation time while watching over the energetic children climbing on the play equipment.
Not many families come to the Gold Coast without visiting the world-class Southport Broadwater Parklands and rockpools, which is just a short walk from Broadwater Tourist Park and an easy drive from Main Beach Tourist Park.
The rockpools are a sculptural water playground designed with marine-themed equipment where children can be entertained for hours splashing in the water fountains, creek bed and tidal rock pools.
A few hundred metres away is a bouncy pillow open daily over Easter from 7am-6pm.
There’s no shortage of activities at the stunning Broadwater Parklands which is home to many of the city’s iconic community events throughout the year.
Each of our tourists parks will host daily activities throughout the Easter school holidays. Movies at sunset, Easter egg hunts, discos and more – we have jam packed the calendar with family fun. There are available sites at most of our parks, it’s not too late to book a memorable holiday on the Gold Coast.