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“Spirit of the Horse - Lots of Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Australian Outback Spectacular

Australian Outback Spectacular
Pacific Hwy, Oxenford, Queensland 4210, Australia
+61 13 33 86
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$80*
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Oxenford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: A legend is born as entertainment soars to fresh new heights with the introduction of a stunning new show presented by R.M.Williams. Saddle up and join us on a captivating journey to the snow peaked mountains of the high country where enchanted whispers and legendary yarns come alive with the most inspiring stories of the Australian characters never told. Be dazzled like never before by amazing animal stars and the courageous story of Red Dog. See death defying stunts and aerial performances as you hear the brave tale of the Aussie girl sold to the circus at the tender age of 7. Be mesmerised by biggest display of special effects ever seen as you travel the Road to Omeo with Australia's yesteryear ghosts. With all new three course menu and drinks, stirring new musical score and all the comedy, action and drama you've come to expect, prepare yourself for the most breathtaking arena show ever produced under the Australian Outback Spectacular roof. Witness the bravery, beauty and courage of the greatest Australian stories never told... High Country Legends. Only at Australian Outback Spectacular. Don't miss your chance to be among the first to see High Country Legends. Only at Australian Outback Spectacular. Seats are limited. Bookings essential.
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Sydney, Australia
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“Spirit of the Horse - Lots of Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The venue is only about 20 mins drive from Surfers Paradise near Movie World and Wet and Wild. There is plenty of parking. We arrived 45 mins early and those who were early were entertained by a male guitar singer who really needed a bubbly female partner to help him entertain the crowds waiting for the show to start. He seemed rather at a loss as to how to deal with everyone and keep us amused. A bar was available, as was a souvenir shop. You'll have the opportunity to have your photos taken as well, which were actually quite a reasonable price at $15.00 for the first one purchased and $10.00 thereafter. Once we went into the show, we were pleasantly surprised. Seating was in generous tiers and everyone faced the show, sitting side by side. The tables for the meals were nicely laid. The meal portions were quite generous and we had no complaints about the taste - it was a fairly generic meal of a wrap, then steak, mash and veg, then a pavlova, but it was all nicely done and we enjoyed the way it was served. Vegetarian option is available. Beer, wine, lemonade and water were generously served throughout the meal included in the cost. The show was fun, and I would think, a fun experience for tourists. One of our only complaints was the acoustics were not so good, hearing clear diction was difficult and I thought the poem that was spoken by the "cook" could have been spoken more clearly - with the sound the way it was, a lot of the words rolled into each other. We found the sound far too loud and in fact had to wear ear plugs, but we find that many venues make the sound too loud and therefore it becomes distorted. It appears that many venues think the louder the sound the more fun it will be! There were quite a few children and babies at the show but all were very well behaved so obviously the show kept them well entertained. All the horses and dogs seemed to be very relaxed during the show, so we felt they weren't being ill-used at all. One of the horses would not do one of the tricks and it was not made to do so, the show just carried on, so we felt that the horses are respected and well loved. Use toilets before or during the show, as there was a monstrous queue after the show! Altogether we thought it value for money - we paid $79.00 each, but be aware, only children under 3 years old are free.We thought it well worth a visit.

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“A good night out for the family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had an enjoyable night here, taking two young kids with us.

The show was well produced and family friendly. It is a good alternative from what seems like endless water parks and thrill ride places.

The 3 course meal was, while fairly simple, surprisingly good, centred on a very good eye fillet steak. Also the service from the staff was prompt and our glasses were regularly topped up (beer and wine included).

A good move was that we took a shuttle bus from our hotel, which was very convenient given that it is at least 45 minutes from Surfers Paradise.

Visited June 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I can not even describe how amazing this experience is. When we arrived, we were all given a cowboy hat and got our photos taken. The photos you could then buy for about $20 if you liked them. We then went through to the auditorium and had front row seats which was great. We were served a very nice 3 course and free drinks. The show its self lived up to its name and was spectacular. We seen line dancing horses and cute dogs, sheep and cows, just to name a few. If you are going to the gold coast, I would recommend that you go to see the show as its well worth the money and you will never see anything like it.

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“loved every minute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

from the first step in the door we loved every minute. and wood go again in a heart beat.. thank u to all the staff.

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“Great viewing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Well did this show leave us with a nice fuzzy feeling it sure did.
Animals where treated with the upmost respect
The show was great viewing and informative about Australia history on a property outback Aus
The food was true Aussie and filling.
Would recommend for all ages great night out.

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