Updated August 24, 2020
OUR TOP GOLD COAST KIDS ACTIVITIES TO PLAN YOUR NEXT HOLIDAYS
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!
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!
2. Carrara Markets
Queensland’s largest permanent market place! Covering 10 acres with over 300 market stalls, cafes and attractions, Carrara Markets have been entertaining shoppers for over 30 years. Not only great for shopping, but a great family day out with children’s entertainment including face painting, pony rides, butterfly house, mini golf & bunny trampoline.
3. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Enjoy some Family Fun at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Blinky Bill and the hundreds of native Australian animals on display in the natural bushland and rainforest settings. Animal encounters, photo opportunities, Segway Safaris and Free Flight Bird Shows will provide exciting moments at the animal sanctuary. Educate your kids at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital with a history of Australian wildlife preservation. Experience the depth that Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has for the care and welfare of the Australian native animal population (📷 Rafael Ben-Ari – Photojournalist and Travel Photographer).
4. King Tutt’s Putt Putt
Join King Tutt’s Putt Putt for some friendly competition or some family fun over three individually themed 18-hole mini golf courses in Surfers Paradise!
5. 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.
6. 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. Take your kids on a tour and introduce them to Movie Stars, Scientists, Explorers, Villains and World Leaders all presented with startling realism and dressed in authentically reproduced costumes of their times.
Timezone Surfers Paradise 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. Entertain the whole family with over 350 Games, Interactive Games, Shooting Gallery, Driving Games, Air Hockey and many others!
8. Putt Putt Mermaid Beach
Putt Putt Mermaid Beach is the perfect Mini Golf for all ages. Amaze your kids with the 3 fantastically themed mini golf courses! Choose your favourite theme and get putting! The Jungle Trail will take you on a wildlife adventure with talking parrots and elephants. The Fun Run is the most challenging with its motorised obstacles and spinning windmill, but it certainly isn’t less fun! Want something more relaxing? Try the Waterways, an escape to an island paradise with cascading waterfalls and marine creatures.
9. Paradise Country
Paradise Country is the best Aussie farm experience on the Gold Coast. Your kids will love pretending they live on a farm for a day. They’ll be shown how to throw a boomerang, milk a cow and they’ll even see how to crack a stockmen’s whip! They will see Kangaroos and Koalas in their natural setting and take photos with them!
10. Australian Outback Spectacular
Since 2006, Outback Spectacular has been wowing visitors from all over the world. Be dazzled like never before by amazing animal stars, death defying stunts and stunning aerial performances. Your family will be entertained as you witness stories of Australian legends and characters come to life with live horses and live music. With more drama, action, humour and excitement than ever before, Australia’s favourite dinner and show is more than a night out – it’s an experience steeped in courage, tradition and daring Australian spirit (📷 glennfiltness).
11. Level Up Arcade
Level Up Arcade is great for kids, adults, teens and families! The Arcade is an 80s & 90s inspired amusement venue located on level one, directly above Woolworths, at The Oasis Shopping Centre, in the heart of Broadbeach.
It features over 60 games from the era! Among the offerings are a Lane Master Bowling, pool table, 3D pong, limited edition pinballs, classic arcade with 40 of your old school games, LA Lakers hoops, big buck hunter, Jurassic park, down the clown, ring toss and much more!
12. Game Over
Game Over is Australia’s premier indoor adventure destination. Choose from go-kart racing, climbing, laser tag, video arcade, mini-golf or VR experience.
13. 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!
DO YOU HAVE A BIRTHDAY COMING UP?
Are you planning a birthday party on the Gold Coast? If so, make sure you check out our blog below! You will find great ideas with lots of exclusive discounts!