Beach and The Spit At
the expanse of sand known as 'Narrow Neck' an artificial
reef has been constructed to protect Main Beach from heavy
surf. On the eastern side of Seaworld Drive is an extensive
foreshore greenery that extends all the way along The
Spit. Most of it is known as Philip Park, which is crisscrossed
by walking paths. The Spit is Doug Jennings Park and,
opposite, extending 500 metres out into the ocean, is
a jetty beloved of anglers.
facing The Broadwater, is a huge 25-hectare marine park
(the largest of its kind in Australia). It offers a combination
of rides, marine animal shows and attractions, including
such hair-raising machines as the Three Loop Corkscrew
and Lasseters Lost Mine.
The three biggest family attractions of the northern Gold
Coast have all been set up at a point most readily accessible
to visitors located in Southport. These three attractions
are Dreamworld, Wet 'n' Wild and Movie World.
The Surfers Riverwalk is a pleasant 9-km walkway extending
from Sundale Bridge at Southport to Pacific Fair at Broadbeach