May 22, 2018
- Visit the Theme Parks
- Spend a Day at the Beach
For families our top picks include:
Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta (patrolled by Surf Life Savers)
Surfers Paradise Beach (patrolled by Surf Life Savers)
Kurrawa Beach, Broadbeach (patrolled by Surf Life Savers)
Broadwater, Southport (not patrolled)
- See a Waterfall
Here are our top picks for family waterfall adventures:
Natural Arch, Springbrook National Park (easy short walk)
Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park (easy short walk)
Killarney Glen, Canungra (medium walk)
Cedar Creek Falls & Rock Pools (easy short walk)
- Go to the Park
Here are our Discover Queensland top 5:
Pratten Park, Broadbeach
Highlights include: two equipment areas, climbing equipment, flying fox and great location.
Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Highlights include: jumping pillow, bike tracks, café, patrolled swimming area, seesaw, flying fox and inflatable water park next door!
Justins Park, Burleigh
Highlights include: A stellar location in Burleigh, despite being smaller than the aforementioned parks, there is a great family atmosphere with views over the beach.
Pirate Park, Palm Beach Parklands
Highlights include: It’s a pirate ship. This themed park brings out every child’s imagination with slides, tunnels, and climbing equipment along with BBQ areas, a beach, and grassy nooks.
Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta
Highlights include: another smaller park, but it strikes a great balance between location and equipment, with the beach and restaurants nearby.
- Meet the Wildlife
If your kids hit it off at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary or just really love the outdoors and wildlife be sure to drop past David Fleay. Establishing his wildlife park in 1952, David was the first person to successfully breed platypuses in captivity!