5 Awesome Things to do in Southport
Southport is a suburb and the Central Business District of the Gold Coast. From Broadbeach it’s easily accessible by riding the Gold Coast Light Rail, bus or by car.
You’ll find plenty of shopping, cafes and restaurants and other things to do, but here are 5 of our favourite Southport attractions!
Broadwater Parklands and The Rockpools
Broadwater Parklands offers a huge expanse of green space that is perfect for days in the park picnicking and playing. The area also plays host to an array of events and activities throughout the year.
Kids will love the playground (opposite Australia Fair Shopping Centre) complete with jumping pillow, bike track and more. A little further north you’ll
find The Rockpools area with shallow pools of water and water play areas that are perfect for cooling off on a warm Gold Coast day.
Free WiFi is available at the Broadwater Parklands.
This is also the site of the season GC Aqua Park.
Holoverse Gold Coast
Visit the world’s first holographic entertainment centre! Begin your journey into the unknown with this family friendly Gold Coast attraction, featuring forty hologram rooms with a variety of experiences to choose from. Visit exciting new worlds, discover ancient civilizations, tame dragons and more! Get your tickets to Holoverse Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
Featuring 6 pools including a kids splash pool, diving platforms and an onsite café, this is a good place to come and spend a few hours swimming and checking out the world-class facility that was a venue for swimming and diving during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Lantern Ghost Tours
Not for the faint hearted! Take a 2 hour tour through Southport Cemetery to discover paranormal activity! This investigation into the ghosts of Southport Cemetery uses divination tools to attempt to make contact with the ghosts of our pioneers! Find out more about Lantern Ghost Tours.
Chinatown Events Gold Coast
Usually held on the first Saturday of each month (to November), the Chinatown precinct in Southport comes alive with something different each month. One of the favourites is the Chinatown Street Markets where you can experience authentic Asian food, plus enjoy entertainment and kids activities. To find out what’s happening in coming months visit Chinatown Gold Coast.
The Broadbeach South Gold Coast Light Rail station is directly opposite Bel Air on Broadbeach, exploring the Gold Coast has never been easier!
Bel Air on Broadbeach. boasts great onsite facilities including swimming pools, spa, bbq facilities and onsite café and a selection of self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom holiday apartments Book Broadbeach Gold Coast accommodation
Posted (Sat April 2019)