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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
Owner description: The three-kilometer strip of golden sand between Surfers Paradise and the Pacific Ocean is Australia's iconic beach, a... more » Owner description: The three-kilometer strip of golden sand between Surfers Paradise and the Pacific Ocean is Australia's iconic beach, a postcard-perfect locale that conjures up 'paradise' to millions.Throughout the year, our beach welcomes swimmers, joggers, surfers and strollers from around the Gold Coast, around Australia and around the World. There are a few simple things you can do to ensure that your day at Surfers Paradise beach is a safe and happy one.Always swim between the red and yellow flags. If the flags aren't up, it may not safe to swim, so always ask a lifeguard if it's safe to swim if you cannot see the flags. Check for additional beach signage, as this may change every day. Read the safety warnings. Check with a lifeguard about beach and water conditions if you're not sure it's safe. Put your hand up and stay calm if you get in trouble in the water. Stay sun safe: Slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen, slap on a hat, seek shade and slide on sunglasses. Leave valuables at home or in your apartment. « less
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$18* and up
Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: SkyPoint is home to two must-see activities and should be your first stop for any visitors to the Gold Coast. SkyPoint... more » Owner description: SkyPoint is home to two must-see activities and should be your first stop for any visitors to the Gold Coast. SkyPoint Observation Deck: The SkyPoint Observation Deck which has unrivalled 360 degree views, a Cafe and Bar, mini-theatrette and informative feature zones and displays that provide all the details you need to plan your holiday hit list.SkyPoint Climb:It is home to SkyPoint Climb, Australia's highest external building walk. All you need to do is imagine standing on a platform 270 metres above sea level with the sun shining around you....fully immersed in the stunning 360 degree views of the of golden sands, lush, tropical mountains and the Gold Coast’s city scape at your feet and you have the must-do attraction on the Gold Coast. « less
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Ranked #3 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: Enjoy a relaxed beachside dining experience like no other on the Gold Coast. Seventy7 Cafe & Bar is located at the SkyPoint... more » Owner description: Enjoy a relaxed beachside dining experience like no other on the Gold Coast. Seventy7 Cafe & Bar is located at the SkyPoint Observation Deck and offers a menu that is as attractive as its 360' views. Why go anywhere else when you can dine in a cafe with spectacular views from the coast to the hinterland and beyond, perfect for celebrating any occasion. « less
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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$136* and up
Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Museums
Owner description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and unbelievable attraction! Located in Soul Boardwalk, Cavill... more » Owner description: 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). « less
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Ranked #6 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Challenge your senses and ignite your imagination at INFINITY - a mind blowing 30 minute journey into 20 trippy, maze-like... more » Owner description: Challenge your senses and ignite your imagination at INFINITY - a mind blowing 30 minute journey into 20 trippy, maze-like 'worlds of wonder' filled with special effects and illusions that go all the way to infinity! Some environments are beautiful, others mysterious, all are intriguing and totally unique. You'll groove and dance in some while others will make you laugh and scream! Infinity is a futuristic fun house and the first of its kind in the world.Often referred to as "a chemical free trip into other dimensions of the imagination and the senses" and "a sensory overload." Ideal holiday fun for all ages and nationalities, great family entertainment. TAKE THE TRIP. « less
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Malls; Other
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Ranked #9 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: There's nothing quite like the fun & adventure that comes with a day at the races! And with stunning Gold Coast views,... more » Owner description: There's nothing quite like the fun & adventure that comes with a day at the races! And with stunning Gold Coast views, premier dining venues & exciting racing, the Club is an experience like no other. « less
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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #13 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
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Ranked #15 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
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Ranked #16 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #17 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
  • Good value 10/05/2013
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: We are a family oriented company that focuses on bringing families and friends together with a physical yet fun and... more » Owner description: We are a family oriented company that focuses on bringing families and friends together with a physical yet fun and exhilarating new experience. We strive to leave all our customers with a lasting impression… the opportunity to walk on water - whether that actually happens or not is up you to. « less
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
  • Japanese.. 05/18/2012
Category: Museums; Specialty Shops
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Ranked #19 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #20 of 21 attractions in Surfers Paradise
Category: Bodies of Water; Boat Tours
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