In the battle of the theme parks the two giants of the Gold Coast have long fought for supremacy. Dream world follows a close second but for the best mix of family friendly fun, extreme adrenaline fuelled awesomeness, and live entertainment, Movie World wins this battle.
For the kids, they have the chance to meet their heros, what little boy doesn’t want to meet batman?
For the adrenaline junkies look no further than the lethal weapon coaster. Famous for its unique seating where the rider’s feet actually hang below them and you ride underneath the track, which makes for intense unforgettable ride! Want a ride that offers the excitement of a roller coaster that you can take the wife and kids on? The Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster is your ride. The Police Academy live show is a mix of humour and world class stunt driving. They offer multiple sessions during the day so make the time and check it out.
A discount outdoor shopping venue with a vast selection of stores you will be sure to find a Christmas present or a gift for your self here. Top brands like Diesel, Adidas, Nike and Louis Vuitton at reduced prices. Shoppoloics go!
The Surf Clubs
With numerous surf clubs the Gold Coast is the unofficial Surf Life Saving capital of the world. Be sure to check out the dining options as most of the surf clubs have a bar and restaurant that offers great Auzzie tucker at reasonable prices, with views of the ocean. What better way to support the lifeguards that keep our beaches safe than by enjoying dinner and a drink?
Curriumbin Wild Life Sanctuary
This is a fantastic place to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s many exotic animals. Get your photo with a Koala, hold a baby crocodile or get up close and personal with a kangaroo. Make sure to find out what time the crocodile feedings are, it’s truly awe inspiring to watch one of natures most fearsome predators launch out of the water to grab a hunk of protein. Allow at least half a day to fully explore
In the heart of the Gold Coast, many bars, clubs, restaurants and stores to explore. Main beach is one of the biggest attractions here and it’s easy to see why. The beach is one of the most beautiful you will see anywhere, and with a backdrop of skyscrapers is also one of the more bizarre. If you are looking for a more