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Broadwater Tourist Park

169 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

Located directly on a tranquil water’s edge in Southport, Broadwater Tourist Park boasts one of the best locations on the Gold Coast. Guests can make the most of this location by swimming in the stillwater frontage and moor their boats alongside the park. Views across the water and southwards to the high rises of Surfers Paradise are enviable.

From this ideal spot in the heart of the Gold Coast, all local attractions are within easy reach. Wander down to the colourful Broadwater Parklands and jump on the light rail for a short ride to the action and excitement of Surfers Paradise. Easy access to the beach with eateries, shops, and theme parks all close by.

Stay in a self-contained villa or on a camping site, many of which provide picturesque views over the Broadwater.


Broadwater is your ideal family location for a water based holiday! Bring your boat and paddle, fish or kayak in the protected waters alongside the park. The abundance of on-site facilities provide endless entertainment, including two pools, a tennis court, playground with bouncing pillow and plenty more. Waterfront cycling and walking paths leading to the colourful Broadwater Parklands and Rockpools will keep all the family out and about, active and healthy!

Kids only

Children’s playground

Bouncing pillow

Broadwater Parklands play area within a half hour walk

Organised school holiday activity programs

Fun for all

Swimming pools on site (heated seasonally)

Recreation/Games room on site

Tennis court on site

Waterfront cycling/walking paths

Organised family holiday activities for park guests

Beautiful protected beaches

6km from Surfers Paradise

6km from Ripley’s Believe It or Not

6km from Infinity

6km from TimeZone

Grown ups

6km from Surfers Paradise - bars, pubs, nightclubs

5 minutes from the Sheraton Mirage Spa


Broadwater in the heart of the Gold Coast is the perfect base from which to explore the many local attractions. Our waterfront location north of Surfers Paradise provides stunning views across to Sea World and easy access within a 20 minute drive to the action packed theme parks. Visit the Hinterland for scenic nature walks and vistas. Getting around is easy with a bus stop conveniently out front, car hire and local tour companies!

Big attractions

Sea World

Movie World


Wet ’n’ Wild

White Water World

Outback Spectacular

Ripley’s Believe it or Not

Infinity Attraction

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

Tropical Fruit World

Regional Botanic Gardens

Water fun

Waterfront on the Broadwater

Rockpools water playground at Broadwater Parklands

Boating and fishing

Jet Boat rides

Dinner cruises


Whale watching (winter)

Mariner’s Cove Marina

Surf schools

Southport Yacht Club


Cycling/walking paths along waterfront

Surfers Paradise beachfront night markets

Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre

Hinze Dam

O’Reillys Tree Top Walk

Scenic drives and walks



Hot air ballooning


Springbrook scenic waterfalls and nature walks




Powered sites


Unpowered sites



No Pets Allowed

Choose from of a wide range of accommodation options including both self-contained villas and sites that provide picturesque views over the Broadwater. Of the 28 waterfront and garden villas, one is fully accessible and the variety of site options includes ensuite and waterfront sites. Watch the morning sunrise across the Broadwater from your own private balcony or waterfront site, relaxing in this perfect holiday accommodation with your family and friends.

2 & 3 bedroom self-contained villas

Max occupancy: 9

Bring your family and friends, there’s something for everyone! Our wide variety includes some villas positioned on the waterfront boasting spectacular views, whilst others overlook one of the park pools, are elevated or set amongst landscaped gardens. Fully self-contained, they all feature a private barbecue, Foxtel TV, linen and towels.

Ensuite powered sites

Max occupancy: 6

An ideal choice for those who prefer the comfort and convenience of their own private bathroom facility on-site. Featuring a slab, these sites are suitable for caravans, camper trailers, camper vans and tents. Park facilities include amenities, modern camp kitchen, barbecues, two swimming pools and much more!

Powered sites

Max occupancy: 9

Our wide variety of over 200 sites includes waterfront, premium and standard powered sites. Either grassed or featuring a slab, the various options are ideal for families and groups. Sites accommodate caravans, camper trailers, camper vans and tents. Facilities include amenities, camp kitchen, two pools, barbecues and more!


Camp kitchen


Facilities for people with disabilities


Guest laundry (coin-operated)

Boat ramp

Fish cleaning table

Car wash

National-dial telephones

Tour desk and theme park bookings

Air conditioned villas

Villa fully accessible by wheelchair

Campervan and tent sites available

Gas refills available

Chemical dump point

Free wireless broadband access (conditions apply)

Foxtel TV (in villas only)


Bouncing pillow

Two swimming pools (seasonally heated)

Patrolled surf beach near the park

Games and recreation room

Tennis court

Items for hire (DVDs, bicycles, tennis racquets)



Internet kiosk

Rockpools water playground public facility (located 2 km south of the park, in the public recreational Broadwater Parklands)

Check in time:
2pm for villas
11am for powered sites
12pm for ensuite sites

Check out time: 10am


Within a short walk or drive from our park are plenty of dine out and take away options! To the north you’ll find a variety of restaurants and cafés at the Aqua building along Marine Parade. Here you’re guaranteed to satisfy everyone’s different tastes and The Grand Hotel is only a bit further down the road with more options. Just a stroll across from the park is Vinnie’s Italian Restaurant, popular for their delicious pizzas.

Vinnie’s Italian Restaurant

Whether you’re in the mood to relax back at your camp site with a casual takeaway or dine out, Vinnie’s Italian Restaurant will tick all the boxes. It’s only a stroll across the road and all the family favourites are on the menu including pizza, steak, seafood and pasta!

Cafés and Restaurants at Aqua

At Aqua with the beautiful Broadwater in the backdrop, there are formal dining options as well as more casual restaurants and take away shops. Seafood, Japanese and Mediterranean cuisine are amongst the choices. Why not start off with a drink at The Grand Hotel and end off with an ice cream from Baskin Robbins!

Chirn Park Restaurants and Cafés

The village atmosphere of Chirn Park is only 5 minutes (1km) up the road from our family park. Enjoy the walk over and browse the local shops before selecting a venue for dinner, lunch or breakfast. Coffee lovers can select from the various cafés and there’s a good range of trendy eateries to choose from.


Nearest city:
Brisbane - 73km

Nearest airport:
Gold Coast - 32km
Brisbane - 81km

Nearest train:
Helensvale - 11km

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Phone: 1300 672 730


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