Australian Outback Spectacular

Outback Spectacular, Gold Coast

The Australian Outback Spectacular is a dinner and show attraction on the Gold Coast. Held instead a large building representing an outback shed, enjoy a three course Australian meal. To help you fit the part, everyone gets a hat to wear that you can keep as a souvenir. The show is themed in the Australian … Read more

Movie World

Entrance to Warner Brothers Movie World on the Gold Coast Queensland

Movie World is an amusement park on the Gold Coast in Queensland, themed around Warner Brothers movies with amusement rides, adventure activities, and shows. Movie World opened mid-1991 as Australia’s only film-themed park and the oldest of Warner Bros. parks across the world. It started as a joint venture with the part owners of Sea … Read more

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

Ripley's Believe It Or Not entrance at Surface Paradise, Gold Coast

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not has a long history, dealing with bizarre events and items that makes you wonder if some are real. Robert Ripley started with the concept over 100 years ago in 1919 as a cartoon feature in a newspaper. It is the television shows I remember first discovering Ripley’s Believe It Or … Read more

Big Octopus

Big Octopus at night above Ripley's Believe It Or Not in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

Wandering the streets of downtown Surfers Paradise, an unexpected big thing came into view. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium has joined the list of Australia’s Big Things with The Big Octopus. The big octopus sits above the entry of Ripley’s, a 9-metre blue-ringed octopus with glowing rings. The tentacles have hold of a street … Read more

Wet n Wild

Entrance of the Wet n' Wild theme park on the Gold Coast Queensland

Wet n’ Wild is a water theme park at Oxenford, Queensland, part of a group of theme parks on the Gold Coast. Wet’n’Wild is located with a group of amusement parks from Village Roadshow, including Movie World , Paradise Country, and the dinner show Outback Spectacular. Located separately on the coast is Sea World , … Read more

Sea World

Trident holding silver figure, wooden roller coaster in the background on the right, amusement park ride in the background on the left

Sea World is a sea themed amusement park on the Gold Coast in Queensland, with amusement rides, adventure activities, sea life exhibits, and shows. Sea World was established in 1972, with the introduction of dolphins, marine displays, swimming pool, and a replica of the Endeavour ship. These were additions to the water ski shows when … Read more

Currumbin Rock Pool

Currumbin Rock Pool in the Currumbin Valley, Gold Coast

The Currumbin Rock Pools is a beautiful spot along the Currumbin Creek with a spectacular water hole for a relaxing family day out. Everything you need is there, sheltered picnic tables, free barbecues, and flushing toilets, and of course, the rock pools for a splash and swim. The pool is quite large with a lot … Read more

Superbee Honey World

Front of the Superbee Honeyworld attraction in Currumbin Gold Coast, with the Big Beehive entrance

Superbee Honey World in Currumbin Gold Coast is a tourist attraction and outlet for Superbee Honey. Originally opened in Tanawha in the Sunshine Coast, Superbee Honeyworld was opened as a second location in 1987 but after Tanawha closing in 2008 it is now the only attraction site. Superbee is opposite Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary , which … Read more

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

The front of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in the Gold Coast Queensland

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal and wildlife attraction at the Gold Coast, famous for its Rainbow Lorikeet feeding that began merely as a deterrent. By feeding the lorikeets, beekeeper and flower grower Dr Alex Griffiths found a way to keep the birds away from his flowers. The Currumbin Bird Sanctuary opened in 1947 as … Read more