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INSIDE: Take a look at the fun playground equipment at Tallebudgera Surf Club Playground.

Ronnie Long Park at Tallebudgera Beach is one of the Gold Coast’s best kept secrets.

This surf lifesaving themed playground will entertain the kids for hours, while you enjoy a coffee or lunch in peace at the Tallebudgera Surf Club restaurant and bistro.

There’s TWO undercover play spaces here:

  • one for preschoolers and teens
  • one for toddlers & younger kids

Take a sneak peek here.

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Tallebudgera Surf Club Playground

The playground has equipment for all.

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Ronnie Long Park

The Playground for Big Kids on the right features a Surf Life Saving Lookout Fort with:

  • duo slides
  • ramps for accessibility
  • climbing ladders

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Rock climbing wall 

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Chain ladder

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Spiral ladder

  • Spiral climber
  • Fireman’s pole 

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Balancing platforms

There’s an underground cubby area on the ground floor, with balancing pods, and counting games. 

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MORE Tallebudgera Playground Equipment

  • Curved slide
  • Pyramid merry go round

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  • Boat rocker
  • Spider web swing

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Ronnie Long Park Playground for Toddlers

The Playground for Toddlers on the left of the pathway to Tallebudgera beach features:

  • Toddler fort with slide
  • Whale Rocker

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An “Airplane” to fly

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Rock Climbing wall

A smaller version of the boulder wall for younger kids. 

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Tallebudgera Surf Club Menu

Right next door, the club is open for breakfast on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 10.30am, and lunch and dinner every day.

Check out their menu here.

Eat steak, or a burger, or fish, or vego options. 

Check out the daily specials at the bistro.

Plus, for the kids, there’s a dedicated children’s menu, with all meals under $10.

Tallebudgera Surf Club Cafe

The Tallebudgera Surf Life Saving club cafe is open from 10am till late everyday.

Sit on the back deck outdoor seating, with views to die for, while you snack on your choice of treat from a large selection of cakes and desserts, or savoury snacks and food too. 

Club Talle Coffee Kiosk

Hot tip: Grab a quality espresso coffee, chai, tea or hot chocolate from the kiosk window to enjoy while you watch the kids.

(Look for the people milling about the back of Tally surf club to find it) 

Beach-side Cafe is open every day from 6am – 11am

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Tallebudgera Surf Club Dress Code

The dress code is smart casual.  Clean, neat and tidy dress at all times.  

The following are not permitted in the Club at any time:

  •  Bare feet
  • Swimwear or training apparel
  • Football shorts or jerseys
  • Offensive t-shirts
  • Overalls
  • Torn, ripped or untidy tracksuits or joggers
  • Dirty, untidy, faded or frayed clothing

The following articles of clothing are not permitted in the Club after 5:30pm

  • Rubber thongs
  • Men’s singlets

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HOT TIP: Tallebudgera Creek Beach is WAVE FREE

Tallebudgera Beach is in front of the surf club, but if you prefer a wave-free beach swim, walk around the headland to Tallebudgera Creek Beach.

It is our FAVOURITE Gold Coast beach of all time, and we’ve been coming here for 30 years.

Take a sneak peek at Tallebudgera Creek beach here.

Fun Fact: Tallebudgera is said to mean ‘a place for good fish’ so keep an eye on those waters! 

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THE INSIDE SCOOP: Talle Surf Club Playground

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Address: 1509 Gold Coast Highway Palm Beach, Queensland
Opening Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Entry Fees: Free

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How to get to Tallebudgera Surf Club

By Bus: Surfside Buses run along the Gold Coast highway all day long. Disembark at Recreation Centre.

By Car: 

  • Tallebudgera Surf Club can be accessed from the Gold Coast Highway. 
  • Cross the Tallebudgera Creek bridge going south from Burleigh Heads, and turn left at the lights (the second entrance to the Tallebudgera Recreation Centre).  
  • Click here for google map directions

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Tallebudgera Surf Club Parking

Limited free parking at Tallebudgera Surf Club.

Go early to grab a park. 

Location Map 

Facilities at Tallebudgera Beach Surf Club

Toilets: Yes, at the surf club, including baby change table
Disability access: Yes, ramps navigable by wheelchairs.
Shade: Yes
Enclosed: Fenced on road side of playground. Escape possible! Keep a close eye.
Ground cover: Rubber soft fall, concrete pathways, grass, sand soft fall
Picnic tables: Yes
Electric BBQs: TBA
Water Bubblers/fountains: Yes
Scooters and Bikes: Yes
Dogs: On leash.

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Toadstool Rating: Fun Gold Coast Playgrounds

One of the best playgrounds on the Gold Coast for all ages, in a top spot away from tourists, with a fun location appropriate theme!

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