2. Theme Parks
As the major feature that sets the Gold Coast apart from other popular holiday destinations throughout Australia, its theme parks are a huge drawcard for many people visiting from both interstate and overseas and are the major reason the city is such a popular spot for families.
Dreamworld is the heaven for thrill seekers. The park has the biggest, tallest and fastest spine-tingling, heart pumping BIG 9 Thrill rides which include The Claw, The Giant Drop, The Tower of Terror II and Wipeout. You can also try the Mick Dohan’s Motocoaster, the first Australian motorbike rollercoaster.
Address: Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera QLD 4209
Warner Bros. Movie World
Home to star parade, film lovers can get close to their favourite Warners Brothers Superheroes, Looney Tunes characters and even Scooby Doo and the gang. Hold on tight and get to ready to scream at thrill rides such as Superman Escape, Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster and Green Lantern Coaster. You can also ride the world’s first crazy Arkham Asylum! It features a 360-degree virtual reality experience with technology seamlessly syncing the movement of the coaster with the visual effects to take you on a multi-dimensional journey.
Address: Pacific Motorway, Oxenford QLD 4210
Get close and make friends with the marine life at Sea World. The park is home to polar bears, dolphins, seals, sharks and penguins. Watch a dolphin show and be amazed at the beauty and intelligence of the marine creatures. Catch the action packed live show with some of the world’s best jetski stunt performers as they perform amazing aerial flips, gravity defying stunts on Sea World’s lake. Sea World also offers rides like Storm Coaster, Viking Revenge Flume and Jet Rescue for thrill seekers.
Address: Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217
Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park
Visit Wet ‘N’ Wild Water Park for some fun and to cool down. Hit the giant wave pool or the thrill rides including Super 8 Racer to challenge your friends and family to a fast-paced race down the eight lane, or share a white-water rafting experience on Mammoth Falls with the whole family on this 250 metre long slide.
Address: Pacific Mwy, Gold Coast QLD 4210
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