The Gold Coast is known not only for its pristine beaches and happening surf spots but also for housing some of Australia's best theme parks.
Holiday-goers must make it a point to visit the five main theme parks on the Gold Coast. Don't know where to start? Let Surfers Hawaiian help you pick out the best Gold Coast theme parks to get to on your holiday! Our tour desk staff can even help you plan your itinerary when you stay at our holiday apartments Surfers Paradise, where you can take advantage of our free tour booking services and transfers.
Before heading out from our Gold Coast holiday apartments, check out our list of theme parks that you can choose from.
(image inset) It must be Australia's favourite family theme park. Dreamworld spans 30 hectares and is filled with a variety of rides, shows and attractions. Dreamworld is home to The Big 6 Thrill Rides including the Tower of Terror - the world's tallest and fastest thrill ride, the Giant Drop - freefall from 38 storeys or 'The Claw' - 9 storey adrenalin rush. Families can enjoy Wiggles World, The Australian Wildlife Experience, Tiger Island, V8 Supercars Redine, AVPX - combat zone Alien vs Predator vs YOU and Flow Rider - surfing, skateboarding and bodyboarding!
At Sea World, visitors can make contact with marine life wonders like dolphins, seals, sharks and polar bears. Holiday-goers can check out the amazing Shark Bay where you can come face-to-face with the most feared species of sharks in the world. It has a 4D animated 'Planet SOS' where you can experience the plight of our fragile planet and its changing environments. Stop by the Visit Polar Bear Shores, watch the 1960's themed 'Waterski Wipeout' show, visit Cartoon Network Cartoon Beach, enjoy the rides and attractions at Sesame Street Beach.
Warner Brothers Movie World
Visitors can experience the magic and excitement of a world where everyone's a star. At Warner Bros. Movie World, holiday-goers can experience rides like such as the Superman Escape - a thrilling rollercoaster where you travel 100km/h in just two seconds. They can take adventure to the next dimension in the DreamWorks Shrek 4D Adventure. There are also thrilling rides like Lethal Weapon and Wild West Falls, the spine-tingling Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster, or the fun of Looney Tunes Village.
Wet n Wild Water World
At Wet n Wild Water World, Australia's premier water theme park. Get ready to be spun out by Whirlpool, the unique high-speed attraction that sends guests whirling amidst swirling rapids. Hang ten on the world's first wet roller coaster as you plummet 30 meters through wild water sprays while spinning on a giant surfboard! Ride on Australia's biggest water attraction- Mammoth Falls, dive into the Giant Wave Pool or relax at Calypso Beach. Children can splash and swim in Buccaneer Bay- a playground full of fun and fantasy. The park is patrolled by fully qualified lifeguards and all slides and pools are heated during the cooler months.
WhiteWater World is no ordinary water park - it's the most advanced water ride park on earth. From family friendly attractions to the most extreme waterslides on the planet, WhiteWater World uses cutting edge technology to deliver thrills for all ages. WhiteWater World mixes adrenaline pumping thrills with family fun in the ultimate Aussie beach paradise. Splash and play at Wiggle Bay and experience Australia's first water based rollercoaster ride. Step inside the launch chamber of WhiteWater World's newest power slide, The Wedgie, cross your arms in near brace position and peer face first to five-storeys below. It's water-powered WOW!
Theme Parks Super Pass
Visitors can get a Super Pass which gives them unlimited entry for 14 days to Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild Water World all year round. Visit any park, any day, as many times as you like for 14 days.
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