Theme Parks

Theme Parks are one of the big attractions for many visitors, and whether you are looking for the adrenalin-rush of the latest rides, want to cool-off and have a heap of fun in one of the waterparks or would like to experience native wildlife and marine-life up close, you’ll find it all on the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast theme parks - Dreamworld
Thrill-seekers will love Dreamworld: it’s full-on rides with names like Pandamonium, the Tower of Terror II, the Cyclone and the BuzzSaw mean a day of extreme excitement for the brave at heart.

Best Theme Parks - Gold Coast Australia - Sea World
Sea World
With it’s impressive combination of fascinating marine animals, a cable-car Skyway & monorail, a great selection of family-friendly rides, plus exciting live shows, Sea World is a winner for all ages.

Wet 'n' Wild is one of the water parks on Queensland's Gold Coast
Wet ‘n’ Wild
As Australia’s largest water-park, Wet ‘n’ Wild is full of rides, slides, dives, loops and plunges. Some are a little gentler for younger visitors, while the Extreme H20 rides may test your nerve.

Movie related rides at Warner Bros Movie World GC
Warner Bros. Movie World
Located next to Wet ‘n’ Wild, Warner Bros. Movie World offers some wild movie themed rides and rollercoasters, and younger kids will love meeting the Looney Tunes characters on Main Street.

The Gold Coast's newest water park - Whitewater World
WhiteWater World
Neighbouring Dreamworld, WhiteWater World is another water park perfect for a day of aquatic fun. While Wet ‘n’ Wild may be bigger, many believe the newer WhiteWater World has the best rides.

Wildlife and Nature

The Gold Coast Hinterland is a peaceful getaway for nature lovers
The Gold Coast Hinterland
Away from the beach, the hinterland offers spectacular scenery: perfect for those who enjoy bushwalking and hiking. Explore the rainforest for waterfalls, gorges and enchanting valleys.

Get up close - but not TOO up close - with all kinds of native animals at the David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park
A wonderfully peaceful place to see wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, birds, reptiles and even butterflies in their natural habitat. Friendly, knowledgeable staff offer presentations and guided walks.

The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is another great place to see native wildlife
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
While not quite as tranquil as the David Fleay Wildlife Park, the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is another treat for animal lovers, with awesome shows and plenty of photo opportunities.

SkyPoint at Q1

Stunning views of the Gold Coast and beyond from SkyPoint
SkyPoint Observation Deck
With a location on the 77th and 78th levels of the prestigious Q1 Building, SkyPoint Observation Deck gives you stunning 360° views of the Gold Coast, Hinterland and beyond. Truly breath-taking.


The Australian Outback Spectacular is a highlight of Gold Coast entertainment
Australian Outback Spectacular
Experience the real spirit of the outback with the Australian Outback Spectacular. With a three course dinner, witness this impressive show with live music and state-of-the-art sound and lighting.