Top 10 School Holiday Activities in Surfers Paradise

22 March, 2019

With the school holidays fast approaching, Surfers Paradise is every kid’s dream destination. From long days under the sun on the iconic Surfers Paradise Beach to virtual reality worlds and indoor skydiving, entertaining Kids activities are guaranteed. The G:Link makes exploring the Gold Coast all the more fun.

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise is located nearby to each of these school holiday activities and offers great kid-friendly surfers paradise accommodation. To help you put together the perfect school holidays itinerary in Surfers Paradise; here are some of the best things to do in the area.

Here’s our top 10 list of the best kid-friendly activities in Surfers Paradise.


1. Surfers paradise beach: Lazy days under the sun

It goes without saying that a day at the beach is an absolute must during the school holidays. With Surfers Paradise beach just a 6-minute walk (450 m) from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, endless fun in the sand and sea is to be had. The modern high-rise buildings tower along the beachfront, perfectly framing the pristine white sand beach. And when the kids are all beached out, you can go from beach to hotel room within 6 minutes.


2. Timezone: Indoor family fun

When staying in surfers paradise and looking for things to do with kids, then Timezone indoor family theme park is a great option. With activities including hundreds of arcade games, dodgems, laser skirmish, mini golf,  mini riders, Jurassic Park motion, ten-pin bowling and simulators, fun is the top of the list. Timezone is open from 9 am to midnight 7 days a week and just a 20-minute walk from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.


3. Infinity attraction: Virtual reality funhouse

Do your kids love tech? They will not be disappointed with. Infinity attraction. Experience a sensory overload in this futuristic world. Mind-blowing virtual reality mazes and special effects make for the perfect family-friendly activity in Surfers Paradise. Open from 10 am to 10 pm seven days a week, infinity attraction is just a 10-minute ride away on the  Helensvale light railway from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.


4. King Tutts Putt Putt: Crazy golf for kids

3 different miniature golf course themes, including the Jurassic golf course, the outdoor course, and the Egyptian golf course, there is something everyone will enjoy. Two of the courses are located indoors, making it the ideal place to go to escape the heat of the day or when it’s raining. The miniature golf course is open from 9 am to 9 pm 7 days a week. King Tutts Putt Putt is located just a is just a 10-minute ride away on the  Helensvale light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.


5. Ripley’s Believe It or Not: Crazy fun

Located just a is just a 10-minute ride away on the light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise. Ripley’s Believe It or Not is filled with interactive displays, unbelievable attractions and mind-boggling optical illusions. This is a must-see school holiday activity and filled with lots of kid-friendly fun. Ripley’s Believe It or Not is open 7 days a week from 9 am until 10 pm.


6. 7D Cinema: Become part of the movie

The 7D cinema in Surfers Paradise is just a is just 10 minutes away on the Helensvale light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise. With the latest in technology and virtual reality, you and your kids don’t just spectate; you participate. With ride lasting for around 8 minutes each, kids will love this school holiday experience In Surfers Paradise. The 7D Cinema is open between 9:30 am and 10 pm, seven days a week.


7. Strike: More than your average bowling alley

Strike is not another mundane tenpin bowling alley. Inside you will also find plenty of private karaoke rooms and some brain-challenging escape rooms. Enjoy a few games of bowling before entering an escape room where you need to solve the clues to get out. If the kids get hungry, you can let them feast on a delicious pizza before grabbing a grown-up cocktail from the bar and hitting the karaoke rooms. Strike is open from 10 am to 12 am, 7 days a week and just 8 minutes away on the light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.


8. IFly Gold Coast: Skydiving wind tunnel indoors

Just a short 7 minutes ride away on the Helensvale light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise is the iconic Indoor skydiving activity,  iFly Gold Coast . Let the kids experience the excitement of skydiving in the safety of the clear glass wind tunnels. Children from the age of three can enjoy the experience, and so can you adults. Open every Monday to Friday from 11am to 9pm, Saturdays from 8:30am to 9:30pm and on Sundays and public holidays from 8:30am to 7pm.


9. Aquaduck safaris: Take to the water on the iconic Duck

Aquaduck safaris are one of the best school holiday activities to enjoy in Surfers Paradise. Climb aboard one of the duck cruise boats and sail the waterways for the best views of Surfers paradise (Kids can even have a go at steering it themselves). Make your way along some of the most iconic landmarks, the beaches of Surfers Paradise and the mansions of the rich and famous. Located just a 10 minute ride away on the Helensvale light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise. Boats depart every 75 minutes from 10am to 5:30pm 7 days a week.


10. The wax museum: Meet your favourite celebrities

Last but not least is The Wax Museum  is located just an 8 minute ride away on the Helensvale light rail from Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, this fun museum is home to many famous faces. There is also a grisly and gruesome torture chamber to raise the pulse to your little ones (rest assured, it’s not the stuff of nightmare best perfect place take a few pics of the kids with their waxy idols of the southern hemispheres.


A Hotel In The Heart of Surfers Paradise

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise is the perfect place to head to with kids during the school holidays. Located in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise makes the experience one that everyone will love. Check out our hotel deals to book the best accommodation in Surfers Paradise.

Get the best deals on Surfers Paradise accommodation at Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise by booking with us directly. The school holidays are about to become the stuff childhood dreams are made of.