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.
The following deals represent the BEST value theme park deals at the moment. Please check the full range of options and suggestions for use on the Theme Park Passes Explained Page.
2 & 3 PARK OPTIONS
GREAT FOR HOLIDAY MAKERS!
ON SALE NOW!
SAVE with Combo Passes When Visiting 2 or More Parks.
MEGA 4 Park Pass
4 Parks $179 pp
Unlimited Entry for 14 Days MovieWorld, Sea World, Wet n Wild & Paradise Country
CHEAPEST 2 Park Option
2 Days 2 Parks Pass - Single Entry to Movie World and Sea World over 2 consecutive days
- Only $119 pp
Unlimited World Season Passes
Unlimited Entry to Dreamworld, WhiteWater
World & SkyPoint Observation Deck
Until 24 December 2018 Adult
$94 $79| Child (3-13 yrs) $79
Amazing Value - ADULTS @ KIDS PRICES - LAST DAYS
7 Day Holiday World Pass
7 Days Unlimited Dreamworld,
WhiteWater World & SkyPoint
Adult $89 | Child (3-13 yrs) $79
Gold Coast SUPER SAVER PASS
7 Days Unlimited Entry to Dreamworld,
WhiteWater World & SkyPoint
PLUS Sightseeing Cruise
$99 Adult | $99 Child (3 to 13 years)
Top Tip: Combine a deal from each theme park group to have access to all 5 Gold Coast theme parks, plus extras depending on passes chosen.
Your Gold Coast holiday fun sorted!
Theme Park & Airport Transfers
Don't Forget To Organise Your Transfers.
Combine Airport & Theme Park Transfers To Save.
No credit card or booking fees. Mobile Vouchers Accepted or Print your own vouchers.
Follow Links For All Terms & Conditions. All Prices Quoted Online Only.
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:
Salute To The Light Horse Show - Running Till 31 December 2017 - Be Quick MUST SEE SHOW. Book Now - Australian Outback Spectacular Dinner & Show. CURRENT SPECIAL - Adults @ Kids Prices for all shows. Book Tuesday to Friday Nights & Sunday Matinees, or Saturday Nights for $10 more per person.
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...
Entry ID For Theme Parks
Entry ID For Theme Parks Do they ask for identification when entering the Queensland theme parks to verify that you are the ticket or pass holder? …
Hot Deals For Gold Coast Theme Parks
Hot Deals for Gold Coast Theme Parks? How can I get a hot deal for Gold Coast theme park tickets? Is it best to book online or purchase when I …
Do Rides Cost Extra At Gold Coast Theme Parks
Do the rides at Gold Coast theme parks cost extra? Are any of the rides included in the cost of the entry passes to the theme parks or are the rides …
Deciding between Movie World and Dream World for Young Kids
Which is better for young children Movie World or Dream World? Our children are 4 and 6. I originally thought that Dreamworld would be the go but …
Best time to visit theme parks in Gold Coast?
I would like to visit Gold Coast in either June, July or August. I have 3 kids and want to visit the theme parks and we are trying to escape from the …
3 Day Admission To Theme Parks Not rated yet
3 Day Admission To Theme Parks I would like to go to Gold Coast theme parks for 3 days only will it be cheaper to get a pass? Ticket and …
Can Child Under 3 Ride Theme Park Rides Not rated yet
Can Child Under 3 Ride Theme Park Rides I've noticed that children under 3 are free at most (maybe all) of the theme parks on the Gold Coast. …
Cheapest Deals For Families for Gold Coast Theme Parks Not rated yet
Cheapest Deals For Families for Gold Coast Theme Parks My family and some friends are going for a holiday to Gold Coast for 5 days during the Christmas …
Theme Parks Open on New Years Eve and Day Not rated yet
Are Gold Coast theme parks open on New Years Eve and New Years Day? We would like to know if the theme parks along the Gold Coast are open on New …
Two Best Theme Parks for 3 Day Trip Not rated yet
Which are the two best theme parks to visit on a short 3 day trip? I will be in Gold Coast for three days. I can visit only two theme parks. Please …
Which Gold Coast Theme Park Better For Toddler Under 4 Not rated yet
Which Gold Coast Theme Park Is Better For A Toddler Under 4 years old I am planning to visit Gold Coast in October and want to know which of the Gold …
Which Gold Coast Theme Park To Visit First On 7 Day Visit Not rated yet
Which Gold Coast Theme Park To Visit First On 7 Day Visit Our family party of 13 is coming to GoldCoast for 7 days in late August. We plan to …
Can I Visit Gold Coast Water Parks in June or July Not rated yet
Can I visit Gold Coast Water Parks in June or July? I live in Bangkok and plan to visit GoldCoast with my family in June or July which is Australia …
Reduced Tickets For Half Days at Gold Coast Theme Parks Not rated yet
Are there reduced tickets for half days at Gold Coast Theme Parks? Do you know if you can enter any of the Gold Coast theme parks later in the day …
Attractions For 60 Year Old and 5 Year Old Not rated yet
Best Gold Coast attractions for 60 year old and 5 year old? Which is the best area in the Gold Coast to visit with attractions suitable for a 5 year …
Up to Date Wet Weather Information for Gold Coast theme parks Not rated yet
How do I get up to date wet weather information for Gold Coast theme parks? How do I get info with regards to the wet weather forcing the closure of …
DreamWorld and Sea World Tickets Not rated yet
DreamWorld and Sea World Tickets I am looking for information about pricing for DreamWorld and SeaWorld on the Gold Coast tickets. Also, I am travelling …
Group Holiday to Gold Coast Theme Parks Not rated yet
Group Holiday to Gold Coast Theme Parks I'm planning a group holiday to the Gold Coast theme parks for 6 adults and 7 children (between the ages …