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Newmarket's Great 30m Waterslide

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Published November 13th 2014
Stay cool at the new Splashpad and Aquatic Playground
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Will you try the giant slide this summer?


The cool new waterpark at Newmarket Olympic Pool has something for everyone. They have a huge 30 metre double loop waterslide for the daring older kids ($2 for an unlimited wristband) and a really fun fountain area for little ones, however the highlight for everyone seems to be the giant tipping bucket.

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The Double Loop Waterslide


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The Giant tipping bucket


What is a Splashpad?

If you have not checked out the new renovations to the Newmarket Olympic Pool, then it is well worth the effort. There is a brand new water slide and brand new "Splashpad" area where my kids loved spraying each other with spurting seahorses water cannons, sitting on spurting jellyfishes and running under the dripping whale archway. They spent hours waiting over and over for the bucket to fill and tip hundreds of litres of water on their heads and squealed with delight each time. This is the perfect place to cool off over a hot Brisbane summer and you will be definitely covered in water if you sit anywhere near the splashpad area.

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Keep cool at the pool


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Newmarket's Aquatic Playground


Ahoy There:

After all that swimming, the children were totally waterlogged and played in the fantastic new pirate themed playground. This is also really amazing with an entire pirate ship to run around on and an engaging treasure hunt to follow. Newmarket Olympic Pool still has another five small waterslides for younger children to enjoy and a wonderful shaded toddler pool with a frog slide and giant caterpillars to climb on. There are barbecue areas, a basic kiosk, picnic tables and some grass to lie on, so it is actually possible to spend the entire day at the pool during summer.

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The new Pirate themed playground


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A great place to spend a hot summer day
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Why? Have a giant bucket of water land on your head
When: Daily 5.30am - 7pm
Phone: 07 3356 8434
Where: 71 Alderson St, Newmarket
Cost: Adult $5.10
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Hi Lucy, could you please email me on handmadehighstreet (at) gmail (dot) com as I had someone call me today to see if I could get in touch with you as a fellow WN writer. Talk soon, Kath
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