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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise

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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 artifacts and interactive exhibits where you will...more
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| Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place has a lot of interesting history, artifacts and games. It’s amazing how many different types of attractions they have in there. A bit pricey, but worth the walk through. It’s very interesting. Go slow and look at everything. If you have very young...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joellee313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my boyfriend and I close to an hour and 45 minutes to finish museum!! We were entertained, we started to rush through in the end because we had read so much info!! Loved the interactive zones! And this museum would be great for kids...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled into this attraction while looking for something to do after dinner last night, and, as two grown adults, we absolutely loved this place! We learnt so much, it was interactive, and had something for everyone! It was definitely a date night we'll remember,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unless you are interested in this sort of thing I wouldn’t say it is a must do we did it as part of a 3 attraction package and found we did not overly enjoy it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Ripleys on the Gold Coast, perfect family tourist attraction with so much to see and interact with

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon P
RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! We are so excited that your whole family loves Ripley's!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intriguing artefacts and lots of interactive displays. The children were fascinated by the real life exhibits and models. Historical facts made fun for kids; a great balance to other forms of entertainment, I.e. theme parks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dianedJ2458VD
RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are delighted to hear that you and your kids enjoyed the Odditorium. Plenty to see, touch and do! Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to wait to be served and pay whilst staff stood on the street waving pamphlets in tourist face ....we were only in there 20 minutes. I’d been before as I thought there were new exhibits but same old same old.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AussieMia72
RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your review. Our staff do stand out on the street and greet customers entering, exiting and walking past the Odditorium. If you said you where looking they would never push a sale so they would of waited until you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times over the years. It's a truly interesting place to visit. They have loads of fascinating artefacts and items you don't see anywhere else. Well worth a visit and good value for money.

Date of experience: January 2019
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RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you are a return customer and you have enjoyed looking at our exhibits again! Thank you for your on going support and see you next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place!! Even tho I had been before it was still a well spend hour looking at the exhibits. Staff are so friendly too

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emma B
RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! We appreciate you coming in for the second time and are so happy to hear you loved it and our staff are friendly! Hope to see you again on your next trip!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a reasonably affordable and different attraction. A good way to pass 1-2 hours. We had kids from 11-15 in age and adults and everyone seemed to enjoy the weird and quirky facts and displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Del C
RipleysSurfers, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time and coming into Ripley's! There is always something here for everyone and glad you found our prices where reasonable! We are weird and unbelievable! Thank you for visiting!

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He never weighed more than 50 pounds apparantly.
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Occasionally Groupon has very good deals on this. I purchased it through Groupon the last time and it was definitely worth it .
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Yes, we have an elevator especially for wheelchair access, and the attraction is flat all the way through. Our friendly staff will take you to the elevator and into the show.
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