Gold Coast Activities

Gold Coast Queensland
Things to Do in Gold Coast

The attractions of the Gold Coast bring smiles to people of all ages and stages. With exhilarating rides, exotic animals and endless waterslides to help you cool off on hot summer days, the Gold Coast offers a full spectrum of interactive entertainment - from dazzling big budget theme parks to small, hilariously kitsch museums.

Sea World

Dive into Sea World, as you are transported to the wonderful underwater world of Bikini Bottom for the 'SpongeBob ParadePants'. Bikini Bottom comes to life right before your eyes with extravagant floats, stunning water displays and spectacular thematic boats in the world's first SpongeBob parade! Then sing and dance to an educational stage show, as you help Dora the Explorer and friends find each other in a delightful live show Dora's Best Friends Adventure.

Be blown away by the all new action-packed Jet Stunt Extreme. Scale new heights at Castaway Bay - the World's best adventure playground. Enter the amazing frozen world of Penguin Encounter, home to the King penguin. Be enchanted by the charm and beauty of the iconic Sea World dolphins in their new show Imagine while the clever and hilarious Sea Lions will have you in stitches in their new show Fish Detectives.

With a host of exciting rides, shows and attractions, Sea World offers a day of family fun.
Warner Bros. Movie World
Experience the magic and excitement of a world where everyone's a star at Warner Bros. Movie World!

A shining new light has dawned upon Warner Bros. Movie World with the opening of the new Green Lantern rollercoaster. Experience fun and thrills of a galactic proportion as you take on the steepest drop in the world. This amazing new ride will truly be in a league of its own!

And while you're there become lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and super-heroes and experience the exhilaration of world-class adventure rides and movie attractions including the awesome Batwing Spaceshot and the adrenalin pumping Superman Escape. Kids will love the colourful Kids' WB! Fun Zone - a magical cartoon world for the young and the young at heart! Plus, don't miss the multi-million dollar live action stunt show Hollywood Stunt Driver, presented by Castrol Edge and the spectacular Star Parade.

Adventure Parc
Mount Tamborine Adventure Parc in the Gold Coast Hinterland is designed for family fun and fitness, it's challenging for all ages and will appeal to the daredevil in everyone.

This adventure course takes elements of SAS commando training delivered as safe, fun and exciting treetops ropes course for children and adults. 85 challenges over five courses, spanning through nine acres of some of the most beautiful and unspoilt natural bushland in the Gold Coast region combining rope and wire challenges, flying foxes, suspended bridges, and much much more. Hang about in the trees, climb the ladders, learn to balance on the bridges and jump on up to 11 flying foxes - it's great fun and it's safe.

All safety equipment (harness, gloves and overall) is supplied and participants are fully instructed on its usage before beginning the course. Their team of supervisors is available for your safety. All you need to bring are closed in shoes and a sense of adventure!

To complete all the courses once you will need approximately three and a half hours. Your entrance fee includes all of your equipment hire and access to the courses for the entire duration of your visit.
The Wax Museum
The Gold Coast Wax Museum in Surfers Paradise is Australia's largest Museum of its kind, featuring more than 110 life-size wax effigies, copies of the British Crown Jewels and dioramas of Australian history.

Come face to face with Presidents and former Prime Ministers, Entertainers, members of the Royal Family, Dictators, and many others whose lives have all left an indelible mark on our world. You will find dozens of others from the Arts, Politics, Entertainments, Science, Medicine, and the Military.

The Wax Museum is listed as a Great Wax Museum of the World. The figures have been crafted by leading overseas sculptors to international standards, equal in quality to the world's best.

The incredibly intricate detail includes hair applied one strand at a time, requiring many working hours, and the eyes are so real they seem to follow you around.

In the Famous People section, wander through at your leisure viewing the people who have been authentically reproduced.

The Chamber of Horrors (set in its own medieval dungeon) is a guided tour covering the grim, staggering record of Human Cruelty throughout the ages. More spine chilling than fiction, it is the only display of its kind in the world.

Tropical Fruit World
Take a fresh look at fun! Visit their farm to discover more than 500 varieties of the world's weird and wonderful exotic fruits. Located just 10 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport and 10 minutes from the beaches, Tropical Fruit World showcases the lush coastal farmland which thrives beyond the sand.

Climb aboard a tractor train for a guided tour of the plantation. You'll discover rare exotic treats such as the Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Dragonfruit, Chewing Gum Tree and Lemonade Fruit. The Miracle Fruit Show is the perfect opportunity to sample all of the delicious fruits, too.

Enjoy a billabong boat cruise to their fauna park where you'll meet kangaroos, emus and farm animals. Explore Adventure Island playground - try out the train ride, flying fox and miniature putt-putt golf course. Enjoy great views of World Heritage listed Mt Warning and surrounds. All of these activities are included in your Park Admission ticket.

Hungry for more? Indulge your taste buds with exotic fruit ice creams and mouth watering tropical treats in the Rainforest Cafe.
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