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Top Gold Coast Kids Activities

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities

Updated November 15, 2023


Keeping your kids busy during your next holiday will be a breeze with these top Gold Coast Kids Activities. Don’t forget to check out our exclusive discounts while booking!

Christmas festivities on the Gold Coast

Celebrate a festive Gold Coast Christmas with free family-friendly events presented by City of Gold Coast. Enjoy caroling, meeting Santa, food trucks, fireworks, and more!

calendar emoji Mayor’s Christmas Carols – 2ND DEC

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calendar emoji Carols in Coomera – 16TH DEC

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View all Christmas 2023 events.

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities


This unique and unforgettable experience will take you and your kids through a mind-blowing journey into spectacular worlds of wonder. Located in Surfers Paradise, this Family Fun attraction is enjoyed by all ages! Visit INFINITY and challenge your senses through the 20 multi-sensual environments filled with unique special effects and illusions! Book now (Use code “hellogc” to save 15%).

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities Infinity

iFLY Gold Coast

iFLY Indoor Skydiving is safe for kids, challenging for adults and exciting for teens! Whether you’re 3 or 103, iFLY will offer your family the most exhilarating, involving and rewarding experience. Get inside the giant glass tube and get lifted into flight by the massive wind generator. This ultra-safe environment also offers the all-round viewing platform that lets you share the magic with your family. Book now (Use code “HGCONLINE” to save 10%).

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities iFLY

Tropical Fruit World

Tropical Fruit World, nestled in the lush Tweed, Gold Coast, is a paradise for families seeking a blend of education and adventure. With over 500 varieties of exotic fruits to explore, guided orchard tours, wildlife encounters, and thrilling activities like the tractor train ride, it offers an unforgettable experience that delights kids and parents alike. Book now (Use code “HELLOGC” to get adults at kids prices).

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Tropical Fruit World

Jet Ski Safaris

Jet Ski Safaris offer exciting fun for the whole family. With a focus on safety, trained professionals provide a thorough briefing to ensure everyone, including kids, can enjoy the adventure. Discover the stunning beauty of the Gold Coast as you zoom across the water and explore hidden gems. Get ready for an unforgettable day with Jet Ski Safaris! Book now (Use code “HGCSPRING” to save $30).

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Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

The Surfers Paradise favourite, Ripley’s, has undergone massive renovations and have lots of new attractions on offer! Visit them daily from 10am to 9pm and try their brand NEW 7D Moving Theatre! This is definitely one of the Gold Coast kids activities not to miss! Book with this link to save 20% on Combo Tickets.

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities Ripley's Believe It Or Not


Are you ready for an unforgettable virtual reality experience? Look no further than FREAK VR Gold Coast! Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, FREAK VR offers cutting-edge virtual reality technology that will transport you to worlds beyond your imagination. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or new to the world of VR, there’s something for everyone at FREAK VR.

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 Book now (Use code “HELLOFREAKGC” to save 10%).

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities FREAK Surfers Paradise

Fox in a Box Escape Rooms

Europe’s No1 escape room company is now in Surfers Paradise! Fox in a Box is ideal for families, large groups, corporates, and parties. Some of the rooms (Prison Break, Prison Break Head-to Head, Bunker and Zombie Lab) can even be customized just for children, just give us a call or ask the friendly staff at reception when you arrive. Book now (Use code “HELLOGC10” to save 10%).

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Fox in a Box Gold Coast Escape Rooms

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop is a magical place, where dreams (and stuffed animals) are made. Discover the playful world of Build-A-Bear and enjoy every part of the bear-making experience. From giving your new furry friend a heart filled with wishes, personalising it with clothes and accessories to giving it a name on the birth certificate. Visit Build-A-Bear Workshop in Surfers Paradise (at Soul Boardwalk Cavill Ave) or Broadbeach (at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre) and don’t forget to use your exclusive discount coupon!

Location Icon Surfers Paradise & Broadbeach

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Zone Bowling

Zone Bowing Surfers Paradise has ARRIVED! Experience a Zone Bowling first – interactive Bowling lanes! All right next door to over 250 of the latest and greatest Arcade games, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Bumper cars and more, at the iconic Timezone Surfers Paradise. Now featuring: Updated Bowling area, all-NEW Timezone with over 90+ Arcade Games, a MASSIVE Prize Shop, all-NEW Bumper Cars, Upgraded Cafe & dining space with a delicious new menu. Book now!

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Zone Bowling

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Enjoy some Family Fun at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Meet Blinky Bill and the hundreds of native Australian animals on display in the natural bushland and rainforest settings. There’s more than animal encouters at the sanctuary. Don’t miss out on the photo opportunities, Segway Safaris and the Free Flight Bird Shows. In addition, you can educate the kids at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital with a history of Australian wildlife preservation.

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Top Gold Coast Kids Activities Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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Mountview Alpaca Farm

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 at Mountview Alpaca Farm! Book now.

Use code HELLOGC when booking for 10% OFF your alpaca experience!

Location Icon O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards, Canungra

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities Mountview Alpaca Farm

Lost Locks Escape Rooms

Lost Locks Escape Rooms is a locally owned and operated escape room attraction located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Staffed by long-term enthusiasts who want to see everyone else get the chance to play more escape rooms with the new stories, themes, and twists and takes on puzzles for everyone from the first-timer to the old-hand. Book now (Use code “HELLOGC10” to save 10%).

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Lost Locks Escape Rooms

The Wax Museum

Listed as a Great Wax Museum of the World, the Gold Coast Wax Museum in Surfers Paradise is the largest in the southern hemisphere. So why not take your kids on a tour and introduce them to Movie Stars, Scientists, Explorers, Villains and World Leaders? Of course, they are all presented with startling realism and dressed in authentically reproduced costumes of their times.

Location Icon Surfers Paradise

Top Gold Coast Kids Activities

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Timezone Surfers Paradise, Robina and Coolangatta feature a variety of attractions for the whole family under one indoor roof! Including Laser Skirmish, Bumper Cars, Basketball Games, Mini Golf course, and the full size ten pin bowling. In short, entertain the whole family with over 350 Games, Interactive Games, Shooting Gallery, Driving Games, Air Hockey and many others!

Location Icon Surfers Paradise, Robina and Coolangatta



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