Updated January 18, 2022
Looking for school holiday activities on the Gold Coast during the school break?
Summer School Holidays:
Saturday 11th December 2021 – Sunday 23rd January 2022
Keep your kids busy these school holidays with a range of fun activities for all ages. Make sure to bring your Hello Gold Coast coupons for great offers!
OPEN THESE SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS [17 DEC – 26 JAN] 💦
102.9 Hot Tomato presents The Big Wedgie, the world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME inflatable waterslide – and they even have the world record to prove it! Standing at a whopping 18.2m tall and 82m long, experience the awesome 55-degree slope… Your stomach gets left at the top – and so do your bather bottoms! The waterslide is also a 4-lane racer, so you can have a blast rocketing down the steep slope racing your mates at the same time!
Broadwater Parklands, Southport
*15% OFF all tickets
Ripley’s has recently reopened with new attractions and a new look! Visit them during the school holidays to try their brand new 7D Moving Theatre!
*20% OFF VIP COMBOS
*or 10% OFF Candy & Merchandise
iFLY Indoor Skydiving is the latest, most exhilarating, involving and rewarding activity imaginable… if you are 3 or 103 years old. Everyone can now learn to fly in a state-of-the-art, fully-controlled and safe environment. And the all-round viewing platform lets you share the magic with family and friends. Book now.
*10% OFF iFLY PACKAGES
eFoiling on the Gold Coast is one of the best activities you will find. The professional coach’s goal is to get you eFoiling on your first experience. They will also ensure that you’ll be safe and have a fun experience. You can count on them to provide a memorable and best foiling adventure. Book now [use code HELLO15].
12+ years old and minimum 40kgs
*15% OFF HYDROFOIL TOURS
Padlock’d Escape Rooms is perfect for families with awesome family-friendly rooms that can be played between 2 to 8 players. Once you pick your game, you will be left in a room with your team to try and escape in under 60 minutes. Find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the madness before your time runs out! Book now [use code hellogc10].
*10% OFF YOUR ESCAPE ROOM
FURbulous School Holiday Activities at Build-A-Bear Workshop Soul Boardwalk Cavill Ave on 28th – 30th September. Only $10 per guest! Bring to life your very own furry friend by participating in a fun heart ceremony!
Your new furry friend will be pre-filled with just the right amount of cuddliness, ready for you to bring it to life by adding your very own heart and personal touches in the fun-filled, half hour-long session. Your bear will also come with their own birth certificate becoming an instant family member!
*ONLY $10 PER GUEST
Step into a world of optical illusions where the hand-painted larger-than-life murals will have you in awe. ArtVo Gold Coast allows people from all walks of life to come face to face with wild animals, fight a dragon, surf the ultimate pipelines – then strike a pose so you can capture some jaw-dropping pictures. Book now.
Robina Town Centre
*25% OFF full price tickets
Come and join the Education team for fun, creative and original holiday workshop programs! Located on the deck and lawn of the Village Green, workshops cover a wide range of topics including Indigenous Dreamtime, wildlife rescue, environment, conservation, sensory and creative! These new workshops are ideal for kids aged between 5-14 years and are 1 hour long. $15.00 per person (including materials). Find out more.
*ADULTS AT KIDS PRICES
9. ZERO LATENCY
(*FOR AGES 10+ FOR NON ZOMBIE GAMES AND 13+ FOR ALL OTHER GAMES)
Are the kids already whinging about being bored these school holidays? Don’t stress because Zero Latency got you! Bring them in to experience the world’s best VR gaming. In addition, you can get a 10% discount so they can bring their friends too. Open 7 days a week these school holidays. Book now.
*10% OFF BOOKINGS
Not only can you feed the alpacas but you can also walk them around the vineyard grounds, get some cool selfies to make your friends jealous and get the best alpaca cuddles around! Order a picnic basket from the vineyard & share time with your new fluffy friends in a relaxed and country setting next to Canungra Creek! Book now.
INFINITY is a mind-blowing journey into spectacular, futuristic maze-like worlds of wonder – an extraordinary series of around 20 multi-sensual environments filled with unique special effects, atmospheric sound fields, ultra groovy music and illusions that appear to go all the way to infinity!
*15% OFF ADMISSIONS
The Pancakes Surfers restaurant is located a short walk from Cavill Mall – the centre of Surfers Paradise. Uniquely themed in a hot air balloon style and is extremely popular for families and large groups who like to sit in our themed hot air balloon basket tables.
*BUY 1 GET 1 HALF PRICE
With 3 locations on the Gold Coast, Timezone is the best place to smile, kill time, connect with friends, treat kids and become champions! Keep the kids entertained with arcade games, glow in the dark golf, laser tag, bumper cars, bowling, and more!
During the School Holidays, Timezone is offering great value deals! You can get $75 credit for only $50 ($25 bonus), or, get $110 credit for only $70 ($40 bonus). Plus, Gold and Platinum cardholders will receive an additional $10 when loading up $70 (e.g. get $120 credit for only $70).
Surfers Paradise, Robina and Coolangatta
14. JET SKI SAFARIS
Join Jet Ski Safaris on the ultimate adventure and see the Gold Coast from their view! They offer Jet Ski tours from 30min, 1, 1.5 and 2.5 hour around the beautiful waters of the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, book in a fun pit stop or all-day adventure that you’ll remember for a lifetime!
*GET 10% OFF
Putt Putt Mermaid Beach is the ultimate mini golf experience centrally located on the Gold Coast. Discover a hole world of fun with three themed 18 Hole Courses, games arcade, 19th hole refreshments, barbecue zone and free onsite parking.
*$10 OFF FAMILY PASS
16. STRIKE BOWLING
They’re not your typical bowling alley. Think 10 bowling lanes, an ultra hip karaoke room, two escape rooms and a killer cocktail and food menu that will bowl you over. Then add giant AV projectors, the latest music clips, pool tables and a great atmosphere. It’s easy to see why Strike Surfers Paradise is a firm favourite with locals.
*BUY 1 GET 1 FREE
Holey Moley is a mini-golf course that turns traditional putt putt into a multi-sensory labyrinth of unique holes that’ll keep you on your toes across the craziest round of golf you’ve ever played!
Note: Holey Moley Surfers Paradise does not allow minors or under 18’s in the venue after 8pm.
*BUY 1 GET 1 FREE
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