Southport is the home of the Southport Broadwater Parklands, Australia Fair Shopping Centre and the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. The heart of Southport is the Broadwater Parklands, which features large open spaces, picnic areas, the Rockpools water playground, a 100m metre pier, swimming enclosure and jumping pontoon, the Aquatic Centre and a full calendar of events. Southport is also home to Sea Wouthorld however this is on the other side of the river and on the tram line.
Directions from Southport Tram Station:
- Exit Southport Tram Station and you are right in the heart of Southport.
- Turn left and walk 50m and you are at the entrance to Chinatown.
- Turn right and walk 500m and you are in the Broadwater Parklands.
- Turn right and walk 200m and Australia Fair Shopping Centre is on your right.