The Gold Coast is a paradise for nature lovers, offering a variety of parks and attractions to explore. From the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens to the Currumbin Bird Sanctuary, there is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a place to picnic, kick a ball around, or take in some breathtaking views, the Gold Coast has it all. Bim’bimba Park is a great spot for picnicking and relaxing, with plenty of open green spaces and a wheelchair-accessible children’s playground.
Broadwater Parklands is another popular spot for picnics and barbecues, with miles of sandy ocean beaches and luxurious skyscraper accommodations. Frascott Park is a fantastic little park in Ormeau with lots of open spaces for kicking a ball or just enjoying the outdoors.
Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens are an incredible establishment located right in the center of Benowa. It has a sensory garden, promenades, a children’s playground and areas for picnics.
Country Paradise Parklands
Country Paradise Parklands is located outside the Upper Coomera Community Center, where the aquatic center and library are located. Deodar Park is home to more than 160 kilometers of walking trails that wind through ancient and lush rainforests, clifftop viewpoints, mountain streams, freshwater ponds, spectacular waterfalls and rare native wildlife.
Currumbin Bird Sanctuary
The Currumbin Bird Sanctuary is an Australian wildlife adventure for adults and children located on more than 25 hectares of natural eucalyptus trees and rainforest. It’s one of the most popular theme parks on the Gold Coast and offers plenty of activities for all ages.
Tamborine Mountain’s Thunderbird Park
Tamborine Mountain’s Thunderbird Park is located between Gold Coast and Brisbane and is nestled in more than 100 hectares of ancient forests and scrubland. It’s becoming popular among stand-up paddleboarders who don’t want to go to the South Gold Coast to paddle.
Surfers Paradise is also conveniently located just a short drive from the Gold Coast’s major theme parks, including Dreamworld, Movieworld, Seaworld and Wet’N’Wild. And if you’re looking for some breathtaking views, head over to Albert Waterways Park or Abbott Park in Parkwood Boulevard. The Gold Coast has something for everyone – from wildlife parks to theme parks – so get out there and explore! Whether you’re looking for a place to picnic, kick a ball around, or take in some breathtaking views, the Gold Coast has it all.