Which Gold Coast theme park is right for you?

The Gold Coast is known for its theme park magic.


Whether for family fun, time with friends, or a sweet date, choose your own adventure with these awesome theme parks on the Gold Coast.


Streets Star Parade at Movie World. Image: Tourism and Events Qld.

Warner Bros. Movie World

Movie World is a must for fans of the movies or any roller coaster enthusiast! There’s always something to look forward to for the first-timer or Movie World veteran as the park continues to innovate with new attractions. Take on the DC Rivals HyperCoaster, the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest, longest, and fastest thrill ride. Go behind the scenes of the action with the thrilling Hollywood Stunt Driver show and the amazing WB Studio Showcase. For everything DC and Batman, take a peek at iconic costumes and props in the Batman Legacy exhibition. There’s something for everyone at this star-studded, fantastic theme park for the ages. 


Tigers at Dream World. Image: Tourism and Events Qld.


Dreamworld is Australia’s biggest theme park with over 40 attractions and several themed lands. For the most special thrill rides in the Southern Hemisphere, be sure to check out the Claw, 8 storeys high and the world’s most powerful pendulum. Swing by the classic Gold Coaster and innovative Steel Taipan, and don’t forget to drop by the legendary Giant Drop! What’s more, get this: Dreamworld is also a wildlife conservation park and a leader in tiger conservation. Have a roarin’ good time at Tiger Island or get your koala, dingo, and croc fix between a day of rollercoaster fun for everyone in the family.   


Dolphin Family Adventure. Image: Tourism and Events Qld.


Sea World

Are you a lover of marine life? Love dolphins and penguins? Sea World may be the destination for you as an incredible theme park, oceanarium, and marine mammal conservation park all in one. Come to observe the wonder of stingrays up close or a magical presentation of the affinity between dolphins and humans. For a gravity-defying adventure, take a spin on the Trident, Leviathan, and Vortex. With a variety of dazzling shows, educational exhibits, and fun rides, Sea World is sure to excite whether you want a glimpse of the sea life the ocean has to offer or to let go of your inhibitions with a coast by the Coast. 


Wave pool © WhiteWater World


WhiteWater World

Branched off from Dreamworld, WhiteWater World is the Gold Coast’s resident water park and perfect for a day of splashing and fun under the sun! This seasonal water park is home to a plethora of water slides for all levels of thrill-seeking, perfect for the whole family. Enter the Triple Vortex for some slippery action or take a dip in some swells in the Cave of Waves wave pool. The cute cabanas around the park are a perfect place to dry off and rest. WhiteWater World is also one of the world’s most water-efficient parks due to its sustainable water management!


Australia’s largest water park with thrilling water slides, lazy rivers and shallow lagoons. Image: Tourism and Events Qld.


Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast

Want more waterpark? Luckily, Australia’s biggest water park Wet’n’Wild is right on the Gold Coast. Open all year round, this park boasts cutting-edge water slides, a large lazy river, and 3 million litre wave pool. Don’t miss out in winter— the slides and pools are heated, and the Whirlpool Springs are the best place to warm up and relax in the colder months. The Kamikaze ride is the first wet and dry attraction of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere with its U-shaped design for a unique tube experience. Wind down at the H2Oasis, a splash zone paradise where you can watch the kids play and rest under the lush shade. 


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