Not sure what to do on the Gold Coast? Grab some tickets for attractions and more here ! The Gold Coast is without doubt Australia's premier holiday destination for all occasions from family holidays with kids to those solely for adults. Mention what to do on the Gold Coast to any Australian and what almost certainly comes to mind is the dazzling array of Gold Coast theme parks like Dream World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World, Sea World, the nightclubs, beaches, and much more.
For a dazzling night out, experience the new stage show at Jupiters Casino or, if you prefer to be daring, climb to the top of the tallest residential building in the world with the Q1 Skypoint Climb. Other nightlife options include dancing all night and a dawn walk on the world renowned golden sand beaches of Surfers Paradise is more to your liking.
A large number of guided tours to the Hinterland are available which allow you to picnic at rock pools and cascading waterfalls, visit glowworm caves, go bush walking or horse riding. There are even vineyards and mountain villages to visit. Or if you feel more drawn to the water, we have tickets to a bevy of aquatic activities including fishing, jet boating, scuba diving, island and waterway cruises which are available year round. The Gold Coast is also one of the best place to go whale watching on the east coast of Australia. Search below to find tickets for your Gold Coast experience, or for more information on what to do in Queensland as a whole, or for some ideas on making a great Gold Coast itinerary be sure to check out our information pages and city guide in the menu above, and click here if you're looking for Gold Coast bus timetables to make getting around easier.
Theme Parks on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is Australia’s theme park capital. So, don’t miss the best rides in the country while you are here. Whether you are travelling alone, with a partner or taking the whole family, the Gold Coast has a theme park to suit you from chilled relaxing to fearsome awesome. We definitely recommend you pre-book your tickets to any theme park to avoid the lengthy entry queues to these major, popular Gold Coast attractions.
If you’re looking for a great theme park deal, you can’t go past the Gold Coast Unlimited World Pass for great value. For just $109.99 for unlimited entry into Dreamworld, Whitewater World AND SkyPoint Observation Deck until 30 June 2013! Why pay up to $79.99 for a single entry to one park, when you can get unlimited entry to places that offer a ton of fun for the whole family - Dreamworld has with 13 different "worlds" of rides available to experience that are great for both adults and kids!
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Featuring a cavalcade of amazing and exciting thrill rides, Dream World consists of 13 different worlds of fun, will some of the most intense and high-flying amusement park rides in all of Australia! Also located next to Dream World is the watery fun on offer at WhiteWater World - and our numerous passes that allow access to both parks, including the World Pass help you save money by combining both at one low price!
Experience an authentic Aussie Farm that reflects the traditional Australian Bush Culture. Feed the kangaroos, have a photo taken with a koala, see a sheep shearing show, watch stockmen and their dogs round up sheep, throw a boomerang and crack a whip.
Warner Bros. Movie World More live action and adrenalin pumping activities than ever before! Be lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and experience world-class rides and multi-million dollar live action stunt shows.
Sea World Flip out with the dolphins, seal a new friendship with a kiss, or dare to dive with the predators of the deep! Experience the world’s best adventure playground Castaway Bay and be enchanted by the new dolphin show. The clever Sea Lions will have you in fits of laughter, and the Polar bears will leave you in awe. Meet everyone’s favourite Sesame Street characters and don’t miss the Happy Feet 3D experience!
Wet ‘n’ Wild Dive into a splashtacular day out with heated attractions providing you with a feeling of endless summer fun! It’s the Gold Coast’s largest and greatest water park and perfect for all ages!
Australian Outback Spectacular While not technically a "theme park" in the strictest sense of the word, the Australian Outback Spectacular is marvellous spectacle of a theatre show that lies adjacent to Warner Bros Movie World and makes for an entertaining Aussie evening as a follow up to a day at the theme parks.