Best Gold Coast Theme Parks for the School Holidays

by | Jun 28, 2022

School breaks are enjoyable! Have you considered how your family can take advantage of the break? Consider visiting the top theme parks on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is known for its inland canals and waterways, long sandy beaches, and surfing hotspots. However, the region is also home to various theme parks, including Dreamworld, Sea World, and Wet’n’Wild.

People also link theme parks with exhilarating rides. Yes, these exciting locations provide a variety of thrilling rides. However, every theme park offers a unique experience with unique attractions and seasonal events.

The top-notch theme parks on the Gold Coast that you can visit while on holiday are listed below.


Dreamworld offers thrilling attractions, including The Giant Drop, the tallest free-falling experience in Australia. The Claw, the world’s most potent pendulum, is also housed in the theme park.

You may enjoy a road trip in replica Fords from the 1920s for fun with the family! Try to spot a koala by keeping an eye on the trees. Yes, Dreamworld also offers rides like this. Dreamworld also has a Tiger Island and Native Wildlife Walkthrough area where you can book an educational and entertaining wildlife encounter. The Sky Voyager is another family-friendly ride. On the first flying theatre in the Southern Hemisphere, you will soar over some of Australia’s most breathtaking landscapes.

Additionally, you can experience Dreamworld’s enchanted winter wonderland if you go there over the break. The dates for Dreamworld’s Winterfest 2022 are June 25 to July 17.

The full-size, portable Dreamworld Ice Skating Rink allows you to glide around the ice on skates. Enjoy a taste of Europe by purchasing some of their delectable winter treats from our exclusive Winterfest food and drink vendors. Along with other things, the menu features waffles, pretzels, fudge, baked potatoes, German sausages, and more!

If you enjoy Dreamworld, why not revisit them in the warmer season. By then, you can enter Dreamworld’s sister park, WhiteWater World. This seasonal water park is sure to make a splash.

Warner Bros. Movie World

Do your family members enjoy the DC Comics and Warner Brothers characters? If so, Warner Bros. Movie World is the place for you.

Don’t miss the Main Street Parade, where they may see the DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Tom & Jerry, and the Looney Tunes as they parade down Main Street every day. Scooby-Doo Spooky Castle is the starting point for the Star Parade, which will travel up Main Street to the Fountain of Fame before making its way back down Main Street.

Please also bring them to the Kids’ WB! Fun Zone. They can ride and enjoy several attractions in the precinct. Also, check the Hooray For Hollywood entertainment itinerary for information on the shows and their biggest all-star parade.

Don’t miss the rides or the WB Studio Showcase – Batman Legacy if you’re a lover of DC! The official Batman exhibition here is the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere. The Batman filmography, Batman, Batman Returns, Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Batman Begins, are each represented in this exhibition.

Sea World

Do your children adore animals? In Australia’s top Marine Park, they may take in the sights and learn more about the amazing sea life.

The top marine animal park on the Gold Coast is Sea World, and it has a variety of rides, animal exhibitions, and other attractions. It also educates visitors about conservation while rescuing and rehabilitating sick, injured, and orphaned creatures.

To learn more about these magnificent animals, visit the animal exhibits and check the schedule of the shows and presentations.

In addition, Sea World is home to Nickelodeon Land. Your kids will enjoy interacting with SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each endearing character has a specific area with rides specific to them. Don’t miss the fun!

Also, Sea World has a ton of exhilarating rides, including the newest one, Vortex. Prepare to confront the enormous currents of the Vortex, which will pull you in with an irresistible force and cause you to twist, swirl, and spin in ways you’ve never experienced while spiralling 18 meters upward.

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