Affordable Gold Coast Family Fun - Top Picks Under $100

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Picture this: It's a typical Saturday morning, and you've just survived the weekly grocery run with the kids in tow – a feat deserving of a medal, or at least a strong coffee. As you unload the groceries, you overhear the kids planning yet another elaborate living room fort. You love their creativity, but the thought of untangling another set of fairy lights from the cat has you pondering... isn't it time for a different kind of adventure? One that doesn't involve a home makeover courtesy of your five-year-old?

Well, dear parents, the Gold Coast calls! And before you fret about the expenses, let me tell you about some fantastic family adventures that won't have you breaking open the piggy bank. For under $100, you can turn a regular weekend into a Gold Coast extravaganza, complete with jet boating thrills, wildlife encounters, and magical illusions.

Get ready for these wallet-friendly wonders that await on Australia’s favorite playground, where the only thing more abundant than the sunshine is the fun!

Adventures for Budget-Conscious Families

1. Thrills and Spills with Arro Jetboating

Gold Coast Arro Jetboating Experience
Gold Coast Arro Jetboating Experience


Imagine zipping across the water at thrilling speeds! Arro Jetboating offers an exhilarating experience for the whole family. Hold on tight for this high-octane adventure that's sure to be a holiday highlight.

2. Wild Encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Animal lovers rejoice! The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is offering a family bundle saving $24. Meet cuddly koalas, kangaroos, and more in this haven for native wildlife.

3. Splash and Learn with Aquaduck Gold Coast Tour

Explore both land and water!


Explore the Gold Coast from both land and water with the Aquaduck Gold Coast Tour. Save $11 on a family bundle and enjoy a unique sightseeing adventure that's both educational and fun.

4. Tropical Paradise at Tropical Fruit World

For families with little ones under 3, Tropical Fruit World is a must-visit. Discover a world of exotic fruits and fun without any extra cost for the tiny tots!

5. A Journey of Illusions at Infinity Attraction

Get ready for a mind-bending journey through Infinity Attraction. Save $14 with their family bundle and immerse yourselves in a world of spectacular illusions.

6. Sky-High Adventure at Skypoint

SKy tower gold coast
Adventure with awe-inspiring sights.


For families with kids over 12, Skypoint offers breathtaking views of the Gold Coast. It’s an experience that combines adventure with awe-inspiring sights.

7. Kayak and Snorkel at Wavebreak Island

Enjoy the water in a whole new way with a Kayaking and Snorkelling Tour to Wavebreak Island. With a family bundle saving $57, it’s the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

8. Treetop Challenges at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Add a bit of adrenaline to your wildlife experience with the TreeTop Challenge. Save $20 on a family of 4 and swing through the trees for an unforgettable adventure.

9. Interactive Fun at ArtVo Gold Coast

artvo Goldcoast
A unique interactive art experience.


Step into a world of art and fun at ArtVo Gold Coast. Check out the savings you can make with their family bundle for a unique interactive art experience.

10. A Glimpse of Stars at the Wax Museum

Get up close with celebrities at the Wax Museum. With family bundle savings, it's a fun and quirky way to spend an afternoon.

11. Underwater Wonders with Snorkelling Tour

Dive into the ocean's beauty with a Snorkelling Tour. Discover marine life and enjoy a family adventure under the sea.

12. Magic and Laughter at Illusions Magic Show

For a night of entertainment, the Illusions Magic Show is a fantastic choice. Be dazzled by tricks and illusions in a show that's sure to mesmerize the whole family.

For more exciting Gold Coast adventures under $100, check out Experience Oz. From thrilling rides to serene nature walks, there’s something for every family and every budget.

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