Which Gold Coast Theme Park Better For Toddler Under 4
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 Coast theme parks would be better for toddlers under 4.
Also which place would be better to stay with young family...Surfers Paradise or Kirra or..??
Best theme park for younger kids under 4?
My immediate reaction is Sea World
, because of the animals and Sesame Street Characters and the shows. It was always my theme park of choice when my youngest was that age.
Need Help Planning Your Holiday?
Why not check out my Planning Cheat Sheets with lots of extra information and tools to help you plan your holiday so you don't miss a thing!
The animal exhibits engage the kids regardless of age, there are the touch pools, the huge underwater viewing areas for the fish, rays and sharks in Shark Bay, the Polar Bears, the dolphins, the Penguin Exhibit and they usually have child friendly movie experience and character shows.
BEST THEME PARK TICKETS DEALS
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.
Best Of MovieWorld Sea World & Wet n Wild
2 & 3 PARK OPTIONS
GREAT FOR HOLIDAY MAKERS!
ON SALE NOW!
SAVE with Combo Passes When Visiting 2 or More Parks.
VIP MAGIC Pass
4 Parks $104.99 pp. Strictly Limited
Unlimited Entry to 30 June 2018 MovieWorld, Sea World, Wet
n Wild & Paradise Country
CHEAPEST 3 Park Option
Summer Pass + Bonus
- Unlimited Entry to Movie World, Sea World & Wet n Wild until 30 June 2017
- Free unlimited Digital Ride Photos
- Only $89.99pp
Best Of Dreamworld WhiteWater World & SkyPoint
7 Day Holiday World Pass
7 Days For Price of 1
7 Days Unlimited Dreamworld,
WhiteWater World & SkyPoint
Adult $75 |
Child (3-13 yrs) $65
Gold Coast SUPER SAVER PASS
7 Days Unlimited Entry to Dreamworld,
WhiteWater World & SkyPoint
PLUS Sightseeing Cruise
$99 Adult $90 Child (3 to 13 years)
Unlimited World Season Passes
Unlimited Entry to Dreamworld,
World & SkyPoint Observation Deck
Until 24 December 2017 Adult $79 | Child (3-13 yrs) $69
Amazing Value - LAST DAYS
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.
Gold Coast Airport & Theme Park Transfers
Brisbane Airport & Theme Park Transfers
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.
Yup! Sea World gets my thumbs up.Dreamworld
is probably my second choice, it also has some animals in the Australian animal section and the Dreamworld Tigers.
Dreamworld also has child themed areas that include character based rides and entertainment including Kung Fu Panda, Shrek and The Wiggles World. Wiggles World is a big hit with younger children.
The reason it comes a second for me is that I find it quite a large area to cover for the little ones, the animals are at one side of the park and the kids section is at another.
Realistically, either would be good, but I would personally choose Sea World myself.Okay, so where to stay?
Other than going to the theme parks, if you want to spend time on the beach, Kirra is a good spot and close to Coolangatta which has one of my favourite beaches for families.
I've written about Coolangatta
elsewhere, so I won't repeat it all here. A great spot, though away from the action of Surfers Paradise
For a toddler, there probably isn't that much in Surfers Paradise that they would miss by being in Kirra or Cooly.
Getting to Sea World will take you about 35 to 40 minutes by car and Dreamworld probably about the same from here.
Versus getting to Sea World
from Surfers Paradise takes about 10 minutes maximum and Dreamworld
about 25 to 30 minutes by car.
At Kirra or Coolangatta you are also closer to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
which your toddler might enjoy, the animals are fantastic and you can feed kangaroos and Emus by hand.
I hope that gives you some ideas, if you have any more questions or want any more suggestions please leave a comment below or use the contact form
to contact me directly.
Gold Coast Australia Travel Tips - Owner
Join the conversation or just check us out...
If you are looking to save time and money on your theme park entry tickets, it is worth while buying them ahead of time as then you can join the Pre-Paid queue and present your vouchers. Here are the latest deals for Gold Coast theme parks