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Macintosh Island Park

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“main beach”(10 reviews)
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Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This would be a great place for a tourist to see some native wildlife. Right in the middle of town. You could walk up from surfers paradise or grab the tram. For a free venue to see wildlife this is great. If you want more...More

Thank Troy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a cool park hidden in the middle of Surfers. Once you cross that bridge it's like being in another world. An oasis.

Thank Hugh J
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll be surrpise with the fauna & flora of this hidden gem. Plenty of places to hide on a romantic picnic, maybe hit a ball & have a BBQ with the family, bring the kids to ride their scooters or bikes or just relax while...More

Thank LeanneP329
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here deliberately to see the peacocks and we were not disappointed. such beautiful animals. At the time of our visit they were setting up for the car racing through the city s the park itself was not relaxing but the peacocks were still...More

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Well worth a visit when on the Gold Coast. It is free. Have a picnic or use a free barbecue. The suspension bridge is fun for the kids. Great wildlife.

Thank 2crownies
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Always a great place to connect with family or friends. It’s central. has parking. bbq’s are free. you can swim. the birds are amazing and friendly. its a close walk across the bridge to the ocean. you can relax with a picnic lunch. it has...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Live on the Gold Coast. Have passed this little gem a thousand times, until decided to stop and smell the roses. Parked on the beach side, much more interesting approach across the river bridge. The park land borders the river and is well landscaped, with...More

Thank johnhudson542
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

For those that follow the motor sports and see this area as nothing but an area full of merchandising stalls when the car racing invaded the tranquility of the park every October there is another side to the park. A wander through it st any...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

we didnt even know this place existed , but it was a great find close to the beach and good facilities for parties and bbqs. perfect place for kids and free parking which was a bonus.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We drive past here all the time, and keep saying ‘yeah, we should stop and have a picnic...’ but then get caught up in the daily grind and another week has gone... It’s so pretty here, and quiet. Kids can play fairly safely especially if...More

Thank minnie242
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26 October 2016|
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Response from Felicity_19791 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. There are plenty of walking paths, you can cross the bridge and go to the beach. As you cruise along the paths you will find peacocks, pea hens, ducks and swamp hens. Relax and feed the ducks, explore the park... More
Martina S
1 October 2016|
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Response from MBB1952 | Reviewed this property |
It is all for free Martina, if you have old bread bring it for the birds, peacocks,geese & ducks, have fun.