Planning a trip for the whole family is a meticulous job. Aside from your personal interest to visit certain destinations, you also have to consider the kids’ entertainment or else you’ll be dealing with questions about the whole trip on what makes it so special. And what is considered exciting these days? Impressive theme parks, of course!
The ultimate family vacation would not be complete if you haven’t gone to visit the state’s famous landmarks and, in addition, its grand amusement parks; especially, if you have the kids looking for fun activities every stop you make. Here is a round-up of amazing theme parks that you can check out in Brisbane. To make it more convenient for the whole family to get around the state easily, make sure to rent a car here when traveling to Brisbane so you can maximize your time for the duration of the trip!
WARNER BROTHERS MOVIE WORLD
Known as Australia’s No. 1 Theme Park, Warner Brothers Movie World is located in Gold Coast, Queensland. Its concept is based on the Warner Bros. film studio and other DC Comics assets that the kids will surely love and recognize. Your family will get to experience a full day of thrills and see the glamour of Hollywood from the theme park’s attractions and exhibits.
WET N WILD GOLDCOAST
This aquatic playground is guaranteed to leave you with wrinkly skin and the perfect tan! You and your whole family will surely enjoy numerous thrilling water slides while splashing about in their giant wave pool for hours.
SHARK AND RAY GARDENS
Shark and Ray Gardens is a hidden gem that can be found in Nielsen’s Native Nursery. This is a great stop for your kids where they can learn interesting facts about marine life as they are introduced to a diverse range of aquatic species.
Situated in Gold Coast, Queensland, Dreamworld is a combination of both theme park and zoo. It is considered to be Australia’s largest theme park since it has over 40 rides and attractions. You can find almost everything here from shopping to food options. Thrill seekers will be happy to try the tallest free-falling ride in the world, the Giant Drop, and the stomach-churning Tower of Terror!
With over 30 theme-park attractions and rides, Aussie World offers a more classical take on your amusement park. It has that nostalgic carnival setting that provides entertainment for every generation such as the Ferris wheel, mini-golf course, bumper cars, teacup rides, carousels and more!
A subsidiary of Dreamworld, Whitewater World is one of Brisbane’s famed water parks. It is a great theme park that offers both exhilarating water slides and a kid-friendly paddling pool. Adventurous teens will surely enjoy the enormous Hydro Coaster that pulls in rafts into its core, and The Wedgie, that drops you into a vertical tunnel of water and then catapulted to the other end with great speed.
If you have at least two of these amusement parks in your itinerary, then it is more than enough to give your whole family the ultimate trip that they deserve!