Best Parks in Gold Coast

Best Parks in Gold Coast
Central Park. Source: Pexels

Below is a list of the top and leading Parks in Gold Coast. To help you find the best Parks located near you in Gold Coast, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Gold Coast’s Best Parks:

The top rated Parks in Gold Coast are:

  • Justins Park
  • Pratten Park
  • Zipfs Park

Justins Park

Justins Park
Justins Park. Source: Screenshot from www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Justins Park – conveniently located right on the foreshore, Justins Park is a great park for kids and adults alike. There are many park bench seats and picnic tables, the perfect place to just sit, listen to the rainbow lorikeets and lapping waves, and watch the world go by. Make a day of it and bring a picnic, or snatch some fish and chips and soak in the Burleigh ambience.

Justins Park overlooks the most popualar, Burleigh Beach – pack the swimmers and swim in the patrolled beach in the beautiful summer months. The spectacular view overlooking Burleigh Headland rocks all the way to Surfers Paradise, making this one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The kids playground in Justins Park is a best-loved with the littlies – all the traditional favourites are there such as swings, slides and climbing equipment.

The Oceanway through Justins Park is a center of activity. Stretching from Burleigh to North Burleigh, the Oceanway is a locals favourite, with the wide pathways perfect for joggers, bikes and prams. Dogs must be walked on a leash unless otherwise stated. This two-kilometre walk also has five children’s parks conveniently positioned at intervals – people can make a day of it visiting the different spots for the kids to play.

The Art and Craft Beachside Markets are located 100 yards north of Justins Park. They are held on the last Sunday of the month from 8.30am to 2.30pm. Free City fitness equipment is located along the Esplanade stretch – combine a walk or run with these strength-building exercises. The Justins Park and Burleigh Esplanade park areas are always a center of activity – get out and about and join in today.

Products/Services:

Barbecues, Disability toilet, Drinking fountain, Fitness station, Picnic shelter, Picnic tables, Playground, Scenic viewpoint, Showers, Walking track, Water tap

LOCATION:

Address: 1698 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Phone: (07) 5582 8211
Website: www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/justins-park-27314.html

REVIEWS:

“Great party at Burleigh Heads, wide open spaces, family friendly facilities, of course the famous Burleigh Beach, the Burleigh headland if you want a walk, close to great shops for coffee and food. Also great events like Bleach Festival, and the arts and crafts market on the last Sunday of the month.” – Brad Couper

Pratten Park

Pratten Park
Pratten Park. Source: Screenshot from www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Pratten Park – This beautiful open space foreshore park is located in central Broadbeach and has a wide shaded playground that is sure to entertain the kids for hours. Parents can let them try out the pedal powered monorail, climb the pirate ship, slip down the slides and play in the sand pit. A great park to take any swimmers and a picnic too.

The All Abilities Playground is also established within this great green space.

Products/Services:

Barbecues, Boardwalk, Disability toilet, Dog off leash, Drinking fountain, Fenced playground, Picnic shelter, Picnic tables, Showers, Toilets, Walking track, Sports (Swimming)

LOCATION:

Address: Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach QLD 4218
Phone: (07) 5581 6984
Website: www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/pratten-park-south-27447.html

REVIEWS:

“Great place to chill out and take the family. Awesome spot for a picnic or a play at the beach. Local dog friendly cafe in the area if you want a quick bite to eat or a drink. Multiple Beach volleyball nets set up generally. Sunday markets are on here along the park and the shops are just across the road.” – Matthew Hayes

Zipfs Park

Zipfs Park
Zipfs Park. Source: Screenshot from www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Zipfs Park is an open green space, have trees to relax under and simple facilities await in this local park. A great place to bring the kids for a kick of the footy, the dog for a brief stroll or just a place to find a bit of peace in a busy world.

This park has two cricket pitches and nets and is home to Alberton Cricket Club.

Products/Services:

Playground, Sports field, Toilets, Water tap, Sports (Cricket)

LOCATION:

Address: 88 Alberton Road, Alberton, QLD 4207
Website: www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/zipfs-park-27560.html

REVIEWS:

“It is a nice park, wide space and great for kids to play and have some fun.” – Philip M.

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