Surfers Paradise Attractions and Things to Do
No holiday to the Gold Coast is complete without a visit to Surfers Paradise. Located next to Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise is a hive of activity boasting nightlife, restaurants and cafes, shopping and a long list of activities to choose from.
Below is our top 10 Surfers Paradise things to do and attractions to visit.
1) iFly Indoor Skydiving
Where:3084 Surfers Paradise Boulevard
When: Open daily (closed Christmas Day)
What: Experience skydiving without the fear with this amazing indoor attraction that simulates a 14,000ft skydive. Suitable for ages 3 and over! No experience is necessary and all gear and training is included.
Cost: Standard prices from $99.00
2) Infinity walk through attraction
Where: Ground Level, Chevron Renaissance Centre
When: 10am - 10pm daily
What: Enter this mind-blowing discovery of 20 futuristic, maze-like 'worlds of wonder' filled with special effects, atmospheric sound fields and illusions that go all the way to infinity. Fun for all ages.
Cost: Tickets from $16.90 (Child), $24.90 (Adult)
3) Padlockd Escape Rooms
Where: 36 Cavill Avenue
When: Daily from 12pm - 9pm
What:Padlockd Escape Rooms requires players to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives in 60 minutes … and escape!
Cost: from $32 per person (based on group rate of 6 participants)
4) Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium
Where: Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Ave
When: Daily from 9am- late. Open all public holidays
What: Experience the weird and wonderful with over 400 exhibits and 15 themed galleries to see. There’s shrunken heads, a toilet paper wedding dress, a spinning vortex tunnel and more. Ticket purchase also gains entry to Ripley’s Impossible Laser Race.
Cost: from $15.90 (child), $24.90 (adult)
Where: Level 1 Paradise Centre, Cavill Ave
When: 7 days, 9am - midnight
What: Huge indoor family entertainment centre spanning a 5000sqm area. Play the latest range of games, activities and experiences to suit visitors of all ages. These include Laser Skirmish, Bumper Cars, Mini Golf, a vintage shooting gallery and basketball games amongst other innovative attractions. Great fun for all ages.
Cost: from $25.00 for a 2 hour combo deal for 1 person
6) 7D Cinema
Where: Cavill Avenue
When: Daily. 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
What: Feel what you see as the Simulator Platform moves according to what is happening on screen! Choose from 10 movies, and then enjoy the ride as 7 different special effects make your movie experience seem even more real. The ride takes about 8 minutes as it’s quite intense.
Cost: from $13.00 (Child), $15 (Adult)
7) SkyPoint Observation Deck
Where: Q1 Building, 9 Hamilton Ave
When: Sun - Thurs 7.30am - 9pm, Fri - Sat 7.30am - 12pm
What: Located on level 77 of the Q1 building, SkyPoint is Australia’s only beach side observation deck where you can sit back, relax and grab a drink or bite to eat while enjoying 360 degree views of the beautiful Gold Coast beaches and hinterland. For the adventurous you could also consider doing the SkyPoint Climb!
Cost: SkyPoint Observation Deck 1 day ticket from $15 (child), $25 (adult)
8) King Tutt’s Putt Putt
Where: Corner Surfers Paradise Boulevard & Pandanus Ave
When: 7 days, 9am to 9pm
What: This indoor and outdoor mini-golf course offers 3 themed 18 hole putt putt golf challenges. Choose from Jurassic Putt, Egyptian Course, Tutt’s Challenge or play all 3! Perfect for all ages.
Cost: from $10 (child) $15 (adult) for 1 course
9) The Wax Museum
Where: 56 Ferny Ave
When: Open 7 days, 10.00am till late
What: Home to the biggest collection of wax figures in the Southern Hemisphere. See movie stars, scientists, explorers, villains, royalty and world leaders all presented with startling realism and dressed in authentically reproduced costumes. If you dare … The Chamber Of Horrors (a half hour guided tour) gives a spine chilling record of human cruelty throughout the ages, including various torture techniques, and is the only display of it’s kind in the world.
Cost: Entry from $25 (child), $32 (adult)
10) Gold Coast Snow Park
Where: 103 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise
When: 7 Days. 8am until late
What: Visit Australia's first adventure park modelled on a snow park! Using artificial surfaces to replicate activities normally only seen in colder climates, meaning fun for all the family! Ride the tube slides, drive an ice kart round the track or take on the air bag jump. Suitable for guests 4 years plus.
Cost: from $3 (for ride 1 ticket)
From your accommodation at Capricornia Apartments its just a short ride on the Gold Coast Light Rail into Surfers Paradise, alternatively you can drive, catch a bus or walk (2.4 km approx. 30mins).
Visit the tours and attractions section on our website to book many of the above tours (discounts may be available) and to discover hundreds of other Gold Coast things to do.
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*tours and attractions subject to change. Please check directly with activity operator for the latest prices and information.