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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

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Address: Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5592 0040
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Description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and...
Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and unbelievable attraction! Located in Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Ripley's offers 15 individually themed galleries of unbelievable artefacts and interactive exhibits where you will Experience the Fun around every corner. Your self-guided adventure is sure to astonish as you come face to face with remarkable relics and rare treasures from around the World. With almost 9,000 square feet to explore, you will discover 350 genuine artefacts, amazing stories of history and adventure, magic, mystery, incredible illusions, fun interactive games, life-size figurines of unusual characters who actually lived and unbelievable movies! Simply an amazing journey of on an hour or more - That's Wow Factor fun for everyone! New addition, Ripley's Impossible LaseRace™, is the only LaseRace™ in the Southern Hemisphere and tests the guile and agility of participants as they duck, shimmy, pivot, and crawl through a maze of bright green laser beams in an effort to achieve the best possible time. Touch a laser, and time is added onto your score. Enjoy four difficulty levels and play as long as you want! (Included in General Admission).
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Great place to spend a rainy day

Great place full of amazing things. Will keep you occupied for an hour or so or more!! Loved the lazer room although I couldn't do it due to disability but those that did seemed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

had a ball at Ridleys, so much to see and the interactive exhibits are hilarious. The laser room challenge was so much fun Also interesting learning little things about other cultures, fun for all ages. Totally recommend it for anyone

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great place full of amazing things. Will keep you occupied for an hour or so or more!! Loved the lazer room although I couldn't do it due to disability but those that did seemed very happy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My friend and I really enjoyed Ripleys Believe it or not,It was our first time here. I got some really cool photos. Fun for all ages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great for a different slant on the world and the kids should love it especially the interactive laser room challenge, where you have to go through a room and break as few lasers as possible

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have looked at the books, watched the show on TV, but it was a real opener to see some of the displays. It is truly an amazing world and great to bring these displays together for everyone to see.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Ripleys. Would happily recommend it to anyone. To truly appreciate it though, you will need a good two hours at least.

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Redland City, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Took my 10 year old grandson and we both enjoyed our visit. Bring your camera and take a shot of yourself standing beside the tallest man in the world. My grandson loved the lazer room and also the dance room where the image of what you're doing is shown in digital form on screens. The staff were friendly and helpful... More 

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Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is the first time I've been to the exhibit. It was interesting but very dated and really gave insight into entertainment of the 1940-60s. Good to visit once but not necessarily a secret no time.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

After reading all the Ripleys books as a child, I had to visit the museum. Me and my partner visited this attraction on Christmas day, and was greeted by friendly staff at the door. The place looks small on the outside but is truly massive and full of all sorts of interesting and quirky things. We spent about half our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I visited here with my husband and infant daughter in July 2015. From the moment you enter you are entertained by fascinating facts and interactive displays. My husband particularly enjoyed collecting all of the scans on the Ripley's App., and having free wifi made it all so much easier. Expecting the visit to only be quick, we were surprised to... More 

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Address: Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5592 0040
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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