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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

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Address: Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5592 0040
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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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We took two young kids to Ripley's, hoping they'd find it interesting. They were itching to go within about half an hour so the attraction is definitely not for the really young... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited while on a family holiday, with 4 kids aged 5-12. Kids liked it, lots of interactive things and photo ops. I wouldn't go again any time soon if in the area. But we did have a good time. I had a voucher so we did get a good discount, however I think people were giving out discount coupons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had an amazing time here. I found it to be the most fun out of the 2 places I went to while there. Lots of fun for a couple or family or even solo.

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Merimbula, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took two young kids to Ripley's, hoping they'd find it interesting. They were itching to go within about half an hour so the attraction is definitely not for the really young (these two were 3 and 5 years of age). For the adults, there were plenty of interesting sides to the attraction but we're happy to have not paid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day in the mall. Stopped in here to look at the weird and wonderful from around the world. Cool place to bring the family. The tallest man to a shrunken head.

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

Thank you so much for Visiting Ripley's during your visit to Surfers Paradise. Ripley's does feature some of the weirdest stuff from around the world! We are glad you and your family had a good time! Hope to see you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit to Ripley's Believe it or Not was great. Although it's not very big, there was plenty to see on the visit. A Fair price and educational

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you had a good time and hope to see you again soon. More 

Noosa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Ripleys Believe it or not during our recent stay on the Gold Coast to fill in time.. Was quite pricey for what's in there.. Somethings are really informative however some things are very corny...

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RipleySurfers, Assistant manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, responded to this review

Thank you for making Ripley's apart of your visit to the Gold Coast. We do believe our prices are comparable to the other attractions in Surfers Paradise. Ripley's Prides themselves on being weird and odd, so yes some of the Exhibits are quite corny. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kids enjoyed themselves. Interesting things to see and do. You would only need to go once. Good location, handy if you catch the tram.

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RipleySurfers, Assistant manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, responded to this review

We're glad to hear that the Kids enjoyed themselves. Thank you for Visiting Ripley's and leaving this nice review! More 

Thames, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 children (12,9 & 7) LOVED this place! As did my partner and I. Lots of quirky things to find out about and lots of interactive things for the kids (the laser room was a hit!) Lots of photo opportunities too. Appeared to be stair access only was the only thing I can point out to any wheelchair bound... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time here at Ripley's! my favorite is the LaseRace as well! We do have an elevator and we are completely Wheelchair and Pram friendly. More 

Woodford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of interactive things to do and lots of facts to read.Definitely worth a go but you would only need to go once:) The only down fall is it takes less then an hour to go through the whole thing which is a bit disappointing considering the expensive price.

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

Thank you for your review. We do recommend for people to take an hour to go through the whole thing but we have had some people stay for more than 3 hours, but we have also had people go through in less than an hour and we think our price is comparable to some of the other attractions in Surfers... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had alot of fun, great to take a partner or the whole family including small children as there are educational things and fun activities. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and highly recommend everyone to come see.

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

We are so happy to hear you had a Fun time! Thank you so much for this wonderful review and we really look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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