What are the 5 major Gold Coast theme parks in Queensland Australia?
Theme Parks are a major attraction in the Gold Coast, and the first steps in working out what you will see and do on your holiday is to find out what the options are. You'll find information and links on this page about theme park options, plus some other attractions to consider as well as many questions and answers submitted by visitors.
If you already know which theme parks you want to go to and how many times you will visit each, then head over to discover the options for tickets and passes.
I recommend, if you haven't already, that you get your copy of the planning sheets, and fill them in as you work through the information.
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Let's start with the list of theme parks...
There are five main theme parks on the Gold Coast, however there are 3 other major attractions of note:
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On the rest of this page, you'll get an overview of these theme parks and attractions. It's a tough decision: Which one to visit first!
I have grouped the Gold Coast theme parks so you can see the relationship and then see how you can save money by buying multiple park or visit passes for each group.
Don't forget to check out Gold Coast theme park map to see where they are all located - often a great way to help work out where to stay!
Why do I put these two theme parks together? Well, they are related and they are next door to each other!
Dreamworld Gold Coast is a very large theme parkl. As well as rides, attractions and the extreme thrill rides, it is famous for its tigers!
WhiteWater World is a water park situated next to Dreamworld. There are some similar rides to Wet n Wild, and whilst it was originally a smaller water park, it is certainly growing and the rides are being upgraded. This is an all year round attraction, but is definitely quieter during the cooler months - all the more opportunity to ride, slide and splash without the crowds and queues!
There are two main options for tickets and passes for Dreamworld that are best for visitors: single day tickets or multi-day passes.
The options and combinations change regularly, so I recommend you check the latest deals for Dreamworld and WhiteWater World on our theme park passes page.
Warner Brothers Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild are all owned by the same group, so if you are planning on visiting more than one of these three Gold Coast theme parks, it is well worth checking out the passes and options.
At MovieWorld you will find fun rides and attractions based around movie themes and characters. The kids love this theme park and it is suitable all year round.
SeaWorld is particularly popular with the younger children, but has something for everyone. There are a selection of rides and they are being upgraded with a few more thrills! Overall, we don't find them quite as thrilling as Movie World or Dreamworld. There's also shows as well as exhibitions of various marine animals. We enjoy watching dolphins, sharks, polar bears, rays and penguins!
Wet n Wild is a huge water fun park, which definitely caters for all ages. Buccaneer Bay is great for the younger children and a good place to base yourself whilst the older thrill seekers head to rides with names like Kamikaze and Black Hole! Water is heated in the cooler seasons to maintain an average of about 25 degrees Centigrade. making it an all year round attraction. You'll find this water park is not as busy during the cooler (by cooler I mean cooler for us soft Gold Coasters) months - and if you don't mind the temperatures, you'll have a fanatastic time on the various rides and slides without the crowds!
There are a variety of options for theme park tickets and passes which cover entry to more than one theme park, or in combination with other local attractions.
Do you have a question about visiting Gold Coast theme parks? Wondering which one is best for your family? Or perhaps you are not sure about the passes.
This is the place to ask!
P.S. Even if you don't have a question, you can use this to leave a story or review about visiting the attractions. Your stories help other people too and we LOVE photos, so don't be shy, share!
Click below to see contributions, comments, stories and questions about the theme parks in the Gold Coast from other visitors to this page...
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