Summer family barbecues are a staple in our part of the world. Here are three spots to try out this weekend…

Bulimba Riverside Park
Green, open and fully-equipped for a fun family day out, Bulimba’s riverside park might just be the best BBQ location in Brisbane. Offering cross-river views to Teneriffe, an industrial-theme playground, a dog off-leash area and, of course, recently revamped barbecues it’s a splendid spot to watch the sun go down over the old woolstores.

Broadwater Parklands, Southport
The sprawling Broadwater Parklands are a Gold Coast favourite for a reason – between the water park and the enormous jumping pillow, it’s the perfect spot for an afternoon of family fun. Well-kept, well-positioned barbecues make the most of the view.

Currumbin Rock Pools
Adventure inland to this natural swimming pool and you’ll be in for hours upon hours of rope swinging, creek swimming and wholesome summer fun. There are several sheltered picnic tables and barbecues to make use of, so when a beachside barbie just doesn’t appeal, pack some food and make a day of it.



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