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Address: level 1 Centro Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 5538 5222
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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Birthday treat

My 8 year old son wanted to go bowling for his birthday so this is where we ended up! It was windy so not a good beach day and the staff were friendly, helpful and gave him a... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2015
Deborah G
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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154 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We went here for a bit of afternoon fun. The lady behind the counter took our money but didn't give any further instructions which was a bit strange, requiring me to ask how we get our shoes etc. Perhaps she had something on her mind? I don't really know. Anyway our lane mucked up several times during the visit. Was... More 

Thank travel_me_happy99
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2015

My 8 year old son wanted to go bowling for his birthday so this is where we ended up! It was windy so not a good beach day and the staff were friendly, helpful and gave him a bowling pin as a treat. The kids had fun and it was a novel way to spend a few hours.

Thank Deborah G
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1,514 reviews
747 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Surfers Paradise Tenpin bowling is just off Cavill Mall and while it is very good fun it is somewhat more expensive per game than other alleys. Also try to avoid lane 1 as I beleive it slopes slightly to the side. Overall good facilities and the lanes are in good condition and well maintained.

Thank Tony W
New South Wales, Australia
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2015

It can be difficult to find - but it's on the second storey so keep looking! whenever i have gone it has been clean, staff is friendly and easy. Great for a family outing, if you have younger children - be mindful on the weekends that the nightclubs in the area start opening about 9pm.

Thank MelissaC_802014
Victoria, Australia
1 review
Reviewed June 1, 2015

Beware of the slippery oil on the bowling surface, I did slip very badly on Wednesday 27 May 2015, and now my left leg is black and blue from bruising from my bum to my ankle. I have to go to physio every other day and have had several xray's and scans.The worst thing was I was there with my... More 

Thank Gayle D
Michael K, Manager at Surfers Paradise Tenpin, responded to this review

I am very sorry you fell over and did not enjoy your time. But after going over our records and our CCTV and speaking to the staff. You were not the one bowling it was your son. As a result of this you were not bowling in our bowling shoes you were using your own shoes, that were not made... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place is a perfect place to hang out spend some time with family, friend or even your girlfriend. They sell alcohol if you feel like drinking to. There prices are really reasonable too. Moreover, the staff there are really friendly and always welcoming with a smile on their faces.

Thank MatarAlMehairi
1 review
Reviewed May 23, 2015

Must visit if you are on the Gold Coast. Great for a night out with friends or a fun date (have done both). The guys at Surfers Paradise Tenpin are always up for a laugh and the staff make it a great night out. I've been bowling all my life and the lanes are superb. Whether you take your bowling... More 

Thank Brendan J
1 review
Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

I went with my family and we had a blast. Free juke box so we could sing along to our fave songs while we were bowling, great atmosphere and friendly staff. We will be back!!!

Thank Boof1984
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

At $16 per person per game I found this ridiculous. For 2 of us to play 2 games and buy 1 can of soft drink it cost us $60! Doesn't even last an hour. I'd highly recommend saving the money to spend somewhere else. Also would recommend this venue rethink its pricing.

Thank Amykateb
Gold Coast
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

We are currently at the Tenpin Bowl in the Paradise Centre (next to Timezone) in Surfers Paradise. We have three young children here bowling and are surrounded by three other families all with young children. The music blaring for the last half hour has been non stop "f" this and "f" that. Upon approaching staff, I'm told the playlist is... More 

Thank keppelblue

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