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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Soul Centre, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
07 5592 0040
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Type: Museums
Owner description: A WOW FACTOR FUN EXPERIENCE THAT LASTS AN HOUR OR MORE!Take yourself on a guided tour through 15 individually themed air-conditioned galleries,... more » Owner description: A WOW FACTOR FUN EXPERIENCE THAT LASTS AN HOUR OR MORE!Take yourself on a guided tour through 15 individually themed air-conditioned galleries, featuring hundreds of unbelievable exhibits, unusual stories, magic and mystery, incredible illusions, interactive games and amazing movies. « less
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Nelson, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The staff at the door were very welcoming and friendly without being over the top. Such an interesting place full of odd facts and people. It's a great place to visit in the evening. My three children and I spent nearly two hours one evening wandering round. It wasn't cheap at about $80 for the four of us but well... More

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Syosset, NY
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is not a place for small children - they'd get frightened or bored because it involves reading. Bring young boys -- age 7 & up and read the descriptions to them while they gaze and have them do some of the interactive stuff and you'll be amazed at how much time you spend there. We talked about it for... More

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Merrimac, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

went here for the afternoon with my partner, got to the door and was pleasantly welcomed by the girl. Unfortunately i was surprised by the price it seemed very overpriced for what it was. We entered and there was no short of interesting things to look at and read about. the vortex tunnel is very cool and disorientating and the... More

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Blackburn, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Something for everyone - the kids will love it. Interesting facts and displays, movies to watch (at the perfect point - just when your feet are really starting to hurt), interactive fun.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went and was very expensive. Red hair lady was rude. Nothing was fun. Smelt like rubbish, not fun. Too much reading, not enough entertaining. Everything was believable, nothing was unbelievable. Waste of hard working money in restaurant! Very very angry!!!

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have been before but none of the others travelling with me had so we opted to go in. My 9 year old Grandson was not keen but once inside he did not want to leave! We had a great time and would recommend it for all travellers looking for something a bit different and highly entertaining.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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129 reviews 129 reviews
43 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

For an attraction that has been there as long as it has been, its in good condition and not really dated. Its worth a disctraction time out for the family and the curious and definitely worth a visit for the sceptical that like trying to prove people wrong... as there are things to believe and others to laugh at.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I just loved the Tv Series so when I saw that there is a place to visit I was so excited. I have been to Ripleys several times over the past few years and every time there is something new and weird but wonderful to see. The upgrade looks amazing and very easy to move around. Recommend to visit,some exhibits... More

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Irymple, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Walk through the labyrinth of history and time, see freaks of nature and cruel tortures used throughout the world. Take your time and take plenty of photos, it's not everyday you see the oddities they've stuffed into the maze of corridors and halls. Well worth the visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Some really interesting exhibits a something a little but out if the ordinary, not too expensive so worth a visit

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Ripley's A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and for sharing your review. We believe our ticket price is comparable, even cheaper than most other attractions in Surfers Paradise. As our Odditorium is a self-guided experience, the time it takes varies greatly. Ripley’s itself contains 15 individually themed galleries, with more than 350 genuine artefacts, interactives, games etc and we have had... More

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