Explore Activities Galore at Paradise Resort Gold Coast: A Family Holiday Haven

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Get ready for an explosion of family fun at Paradise Resort Gold Coast, where every day feels like school holidays!

With over 55 awesome activities and facilities, this place is the ultimate paradise for kids, teens and parents. No wonder it's been crowned Australia’s Best Family Resort for a whopping 12 years straight.

Explore Activities Galore at Paradise Resort Gold Coast

From aquatic adventures at the waterpark to a larger-than-life chess game, there’s never a dull moment at Paradise Resort Gold Coast!

Meet the adorable mascots Captain, Cleo, Dusty, and Astro, immerse yourself in live shows and gather ‘round for movie nights under the stars - it's all happening at Paradise Resort Gold Coast, ready to make your holiday dreams come true.

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Make a splash all year round at Paradise Resort Gold Coast!

Waterpark, Pool and Spa

Dive into aquatic adventures with five thrilling waterslides, splash around in the Junior Waterpark, relax in the Lagoon Pool to or join in some poolside games. Enjoy hours of splash-tastic fun in the sun - and brace yourself for a deluge under the Giant Buckets!

Character Experiences

Meet Captain, Cleo, Dusty, and Astro for some playful antics and unforgettable moments. Strike a pose and snap a selfie with your favourites – it’s a guaranteed high-five moment!

Giant Chess Board

Feeling competitive? Sharpen your strategy and challenge your family to a supersized game of chess.

Dusty's Indoor Jungle Gym

Let imaginations run wild in the ultimate hangout for little adventurers. Kids of all ages can unleash their energy at Dusty's Jungle Gym with slides and mazes in a safe fun zone.

Dusty's Outdoor Adventure Playground

At the outdoor playground, kids will climb, swing and conquer in a play paradise! Dusty's Adventure Playground boasts climbing ropes and a bridge for outdoor adventures that will keep kids active and burn off some energy in the fresh air.


Want to defy gravity? Bounce, jump, and soar to new heights on the epic trampolines for an airborne thrill! 

Movie Nights

When the sun sets, relax under the stars with family-friendly movies – popcorn optional. It’s cinematic magic for the whole family!

Dunk Tank

Ready to get soaked in laughter? Aim the Dunk Tank and watch your loved ones take the plunge. The friendly competition is all in good fun and guarantees lots of laughter.

Live Shows

Escape into the world of live magic shows, musical performances, and more! Be immersed in the Astros Science Show, where science unfolds through thrilling experiments, celebrate Australia's musical legends in the A Tribute to Aussie Icons performance, or showcase your dance prowess in the energetic Just Dance competitions. With a dynamic year-round lineup, there's a never-ending stream of entertainment,

Friendly Competitions

Test your skills in trivia on the big screen or try your luck with Bingo! There's a schedule of friendly competitions and games that will ignite your competitive spirit including AquaDynamics, Aqua Hunt, Duck Races, Ring Toss, Tug of War, Jelly Eating, and more. If you're a Belly Flop master, there's a competition for that too!

Kids Club & Teen Club

It's music to every parent's ears! Let the kids have a blast at the iconic Kids Club & Teen Club catering for children 0 -17 years old. They will make new friends and enjoy supervised age-appropriate activities, while you take some time out to relax - it's a win-win.

Ice-Skating Rink

Strap on some skates and carve up the ice! Ice skating is the most chill way to beat the heat! Perfectly suited to beginner skaters and families, Planet Chill Ice-Skating Rink is the perfect spot to escape the heat (or rain!) and have some indoor fun.

Explore Activities Galore at Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Go on a safari in the heart of Surfers Paradise!

Safari Train Ride

All aboard Dusty's Safari Train! Take a ride through Paradise Resort Safari Park and spot wild animals on a serene adventure. Look out for exotic creatures and learn about them from your train guide, Dusty, while taking in the beauty of the resort and its surroundings.

Cleo's Carousel

Spin into a world of joy and imagination on Cleo's Carousel. The joy of this vintage class never gets old - it’s a magical journey for young hearts with intricate details and sparkling lights creating an enchanting experience.

Rock Climbing Wall

Dare yourself to conquer the 9-metre outdoor climbing wall and soar to new heights with Captain's Crew - a professionally trained team that can help kids of all ages overcome their fears and rise to the challenge. There are two degrees of difficulty to suit novices through to experienced climbers.

Pamper Parlour

What's a holiday without a little pamper session? Treat yourself to creative hair-braiding, dazzling face jewels, stick-on nail art or cool air-brush tattoos. The Pamper Parlour is a one-stop shop for looking and feeling fabulous.

Laser Tag

Embark on a mission to save the remains of the Underwater World Battlefield. Go head to head with the infamous box jellyfish that has been invading the Underwater World in the Kids Club. Battle it out with friends and family in an action-packed game of laser tag – and may the best team win! There may be plenty of places to hide but no one is safe in this friendly game of modern warfare.

Games Room

Test your gaming skills with arcade-style games and challenges – it’s game time! The recently renovated, new and improved Games Room offers claw machines, thrilling car races, and arcade-style games for a sideshow alley experience.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your special occasion in style with over 10 party packages to choose from at Paradise Resort! Host an unforgettable celebration and enjoy the festivities while the expert team take care of the details.

Ferris Wheel

For breathtaking views and sky-high memories, don't miss a whirl on the spectacular Ferris Wheel. Whisk your family away on a magical journey aboard this iconic ride.

Classes and Workshops

Kids will love getting creative with fun and educational classes where learning has never been so much fun! An array of workshops to explore during their stay will keep little hands and minds engaged and inspired.

Adult-Exclusive Activities

Why should the kids have all the fun? While they play, adults can unwind with live music, yoga classes, cocktail tastings, and more. Relax and rejuvenate, hit the cardio gym for a workout, or unleash your creativity with Paint and Sip.

Dubbed a ‘cruise ship on land’  Paradise Resort is a mecca of holiday fun with a treasure trove of activities and entertainment for the whole family, just 250 metres from the iconic Surfers Paradise Beach.

So stop dreaming and book your stay at Paradise Resort Gold Coast, where the adventure never ends!

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