Rockhampton Riverside Precinct
The Rockhampton Riverside Precinct is home to a lush green oasis that stretches over two kilometres along the Fitzroy River and encompasses three of the region's parks. Stroll along the heritage soaked sandstone boulevard on Quay Street and across the lower bank boardwalk surrounded by lush plantings, public artworks, and a picturesque boat dotted vista.
The CBD area is home to the Fitzroy River Adventure Playground, Amphitheatre and the Rod Laver Plaza. Continue along Quay Street to Victoria Parade to come across COl Brown Park, a stunning area commonly used for picnics, birthdays and weddings.
A short 1.9km from the Fitzroy Adventure Playground, you will find Alf Kele Memorial Park or fondly known by locals as the Dinosaur Park. This park is fully equipped with under cover BBQ areas, off-leash dog area, bathrooms, play equipment and skate park, this park is fit for the whole family and is a favourite birthday party destination. The Park is also across the road from the 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre making it easy to spend the day enjoying this precinct.
- Walkways and Bike Paths
For those who love to keep active, the Riverside Precinct offers a network of well-maintained walking and cycling paths. The paths are accessible for people of all fitness levels, making it a fantastic destination for both casual walkers and dedicated athletes.
- Fitzroy Adventure Playground
The Fitzroy Adventure Playground is equipped with a wonder web, slides and rock climbing wall, there’s plenty to keep the kids occupied while you sit back and enjoy the views of the Fitzroy River (Tunuba).
- Rod Laver Plaza
Once you are finished visiting the adventure playground, cool off in the water pop jets in the Rod Laver Plaza, found on the lower bank of the river.
- The Alf Kele Memorial Playground
Families with children will appreciate the modern playground, equipped with swings, slides, flying fox and climbing structures. The paved pathways weaving around the playground make it the perfect place for your little one to ride their bike or scooter.
- The Alf Kele Memorial Skate Park
The Alf Kele Memorial Skate Park is a hub for skaters in the Rockhampton area. It’s well-designed features, including ramps, banks and grind rails make it an ideal spot for skaters looking to improve their skills.