Approximately 30 minutes to the north of La Costa are the famous Gold Coast Theme Parks. If you are looking for a huge day out just pick a one of the big four… Public transport is available just 20 meters from La Costa and busses run every 30 minutes.
As one of the most renowned and largest theme parks in Australia, Dreamworld is a major tourist attraction. So many worlds in one, Dreamworld is home to tallest and fastest thrill rides, including BuzzSaw – the highest inversion ride experience in the Southern Hemisphere, Tower of Terror II – the world’s fastest thrill ride, the Giant Drop with a freefall from 38 storey’s, and The Claw for the ultimate rush of pure adrenaline.
With a vast array of family friendly rides and activities, you can be sure to create a day filled with precious memories. Enjoy Wiggles World, the Australian Wildlife Experience and Tiger Island – where magnificent tigers interact with a team of dedicated tiger handlers. Experience the exciting V8 Supercars Redine, AVPX – the immersive combat zone pitting Alien vs Predator vs You, and Australia’s first Flowrider – born from the roots of surfing, skateboarding and body-boarding
Experience the magic and excitement of a world where everyone’s a star at Warner Bros. Movie World!
A shining new light has dawned upon Warner Bros. Movie World with the opening of the new Green Lantern rollercoaster. Experience fun and thrills of a galactic proportion as you take on the steepest drop in the world. This amazing new ride will truly be in a league of its own!
And while you’re there become lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and super-heroes and experience the exhilaration of world-class adventure rides and movie attractions including the awesome Batwing Spaceshot and the adrenalin pumping Superman Escape. Kids will love the colourful Kids’ WB! Fun Zone – a magical cartoon world for the young and the young at heart! Plus, don’t miss the multi-million dollar live action stunt show Hollywood Stunt Driver, presented by Castrol Edge and the spectacular Star Parade
Wet ‘n Wild
For splashtacular fun you can’t go past Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World, Australia’s biggest and best water theme park.
Not one, not two, but four new full looping transparent slides are now open at Wet ‘n’ Wild. The ‘AquaLoop’ begins when the trap door is released and the rider plummets, accelerating into a massive vertical free fall drop and then up into a transparent looping slide! The slide is gut wrenching, heart-pounding and gravity-defying and takes riders to speeds of up to 60 kilometres per hour!
Ride the endless waves on the awesome new FlowRider. Kamikaze is a wicked multi-million dollar ride ‘on the edge’ of innovation and design technology now open at Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World! Surfrider delivers the experience with major thrills as you plummet 30 metres through wild water sprays while spinning on a giant surfboard – insane!
The awesome Tornado is an enormous thrill slide offering adrenaline addicts the ultimate extreme aquatic experience. If you’re after a slower pace head to the River Rapids at White Water Mountain or drift round a tropical paradise at Calypso Beach.
Get below the surface to discover a world of fun and adventure at Sea World. Flip out with the dolphins; seal a new friendship with a kiss. Or dare to dive with the predators of the deep.
Be blown away by the all new action-packed Jet Stunt Extreme. Scale new heights at Castaway Bay – the World’s best adventure playground. Enter the amazing frozen world of Penguin Encounter, home to the King penguin. Be enchanted by the charm and beauty of the iconic Sea World dolphins in their new show Imagine while the clever and hilarious Sea Lions will have you in stitches in their new show Fish Detectives.
With a host of exciting rides, shows and attractions, Sea World offers a day of family fun.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to see and experience our amazing native wildlife.
A place where you can enjoy exciting, interactive displays, presentations and dining experiences. Nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalypt and rainforest, each day brings visitors face to face with extraordinary wildlife in shows and encounters. Every day at Currumbin is a new adventure. Cuddle a koala, get up close to a crocodile, get amongst a mob of kangaroos or check out reptiles, birds and marsupials in amazing wildlife shows and displays.
Owned by the National Trust of Queensland, a not-for-profit organisation with all proceeds raised by your visit reinvested in the care of our environment and animals.