2 Blackall Street‚ Ipswich City

Ipswich has made the most of its river in recent years with fabulous new attractions such as Bob Gamble Park. The previously unused riverbank areas along the Bremer are now home to the River Heart Parklands.

Bob Gamble Park, with its shade sails, has all you need for a cooling day out, with a zero-depth water park for the kids to splash around in and even ride their bikes through and play equipment, including a climbing spider. There’s a 25-metre flying fox so youngsters can practice being Tarzan and swings suitable for toddlers right up to long rope ‘logs’ for groups to ride. Add to that the thriving Discovery Forest with balance beams, forts, wooden totem poles and a bridge across a dry creek bed, and you won’t be able to drag yourself or the kids away.

There are ample picnic and barbecue facilities so everyone can satisfy the appetite they’ve built up with all of that energetic fun. Well-maintained toilets and showers are also on hand to make your day out one of complete contentment and comfort.

  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

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Recent Reviews


Jan 2022

Good playground

A large and varied playground and water feature with lots of picnic facilities and it's all nestled amidst forest by the river. This is definitely the best part of the riverfront parklands except... more »


Jul 2019

Great park

Took our kids 11 & 13. Great visit, lots to do. Huge slide, water play and flying fox. Heaps of shade and places to sit. more »


Apr 2019

Great place, has it all for kids

Spent the day here playing on equipment, the water fountains and forest castles. Toilets are good and CCTV all over for security. Free electric BBQ's under cover.. Plenty of shade and shelter... more »

Francis D

Mar 2019

Another dump in the "PARKS' in Ipswich. It's lifeless

Another dead head lifeless "Park" in Ipswich. Perhaps the Guy in charge could attend to the Parks and not present Rugby Awards. They need to have a Sabatical in Toowoomba for parks. waste of rate... more »