Australia is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. The country’s capital, Sydney is the most popular destination to see the beautiful fireworks on new years eve. Australia is also one of the most advanced cities in the world due to its high-tech industry, best infrastructure and the cosmopolitan culture.
Each year, a large number of tourists visit Australia to spend their holiday and vacation. The most of them like to visit theme parks during their weekend in the country. In this article, we have featured the best theme parks in Australia to spend weekends.
6 Best Theme Parks in Australia to Spend Your Weekend
1. Warner Bros. Movie World
It is one of the largest and the best theme parks in Australia. It is located in the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It is a movie related theme park having total 17 rides including five roller coasters and one water ride. It is owned by the Village Roadshow Theme Parks.
The park was opened on 3rd June, 1991. The park has many attractions such as the Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster, Superman Escape, Batwing Spaceshot, Wild West Falls Adventure Ride, Marilyn tribute, Roxy Theatre, Hollywood Stunt Driver, Taz Hollywood Cars and more.
- Address: Pacific Motorway, Oxenford QLD 4210, Australia
- Telephone: +61 7 5573 3999
- Hours/Timings: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm (all days)
- Google Rating: 4.4/5.0 (9700 reviews)
2. Dreamworld Gold Coast
The Dreamworld is another the best theme parks in Australia. It is also located in the Gold Coast in Queensland. It was opened on 15th December, 1981 on a land of 210 acres. It is the largest theme park in the country with over 40 rides including five roller coasters and two water rides.
The park has many attractions such as the Australian Sheep Shearing Show, Big Brother, The Claw, Cyclone, Dronkey Flyers, Dreamworld Express, The Giant Drop, Avis Vintage Cars, The Lair, Shockwave, Skadoosh and more.
- Address: Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera QLD 4209, Australia
- Telephone: +61 7 5588 1111
- Hours/Timings: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (all days)
- Google Rating: 4.2/5.0 (5607 reviews)
3. Luna Park Melbourne
Lune Park Melbourne is the third best theme parks in Australia in our list. It was opened on 13th December, 1912 and continuously operating almost ever since. The park is located in St. Kilda in the city of Melbourne in Australia. The park has total 20 rides including two roller coasters.
The amusement park has good attractions for every age such as the Scenic Railway, Red Baron, Amazing Mirror Maze, Arabian Merry, Spider, Luna Freeze, XRL8, The Ghost Train, Sky Rider ferris wheel and more.
- Address: St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
- Telephone: +61 3 9525 5033
- Google Rating: 4.4/5.0 (4219 reviews)
4. Adventure World Bibra Lake
Adventure World is the fourth best theme parks in Australia according to our list. The park is located in Bibra Lake, Perth in the Western Australia. It was opened on 30th November, 1982 and operates from September through to June each year.
The theme park has total 36 rides including two roller coasters and 16 water rides. Adventure World is one of the most visited theme parks in the Western Australia. The park has many best attractions such as the Kingdom Falls, Yarli’s Safari, Rail Rider, Grand Prix Raceway, Rocky Rapids, Mat Slides, Kahuna Falls, The Lagoon, Freefall, Sky lift and more.
- Address: 179 Progress Dr, Bibra Lake WA 6163, Australia
- Telephone: +61 8 9417 9666
- Google Rating: 4.5/5.0 (1881 reviews)
5. The Beachouse Glenelg
The Beachouse is one of the best entertainment zones in the Southern Australia. It is located on the foreshore at Glenelg in Adelaide, South Australia.
The Beachouse has also many attractions to spend your weekend such as the train, the Wheel, the Castle,the cars, the slides, the boats and more. It is also one of the most visited tourist attractions in the city of Adelaide.
- Address: Colley Terrace, Glenelg SA 5045, Australia
- Telephone: +61 8 8295 1511
- Hours/Timings: Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Google Rating: 3.9/5.0 (643 reviews)
6. Sea World Gold Coast
Sea World is the sixth best theme parks in Australia in our list. It was opened on 30th October, 1971. There are 15 rides including the two roller coasters and three water rides. It is located on the Southport in Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia.
It is currently owned by the Village Roadshow Theme Parks. The park has lots of attractions for all age groups such as the Jet Rescue, Imagine, Battle Boats at Castaway Bay, Sky High Skyway, Viking’s Revenge Flume Ride and more.
- Address: Sea World Dr, Gold Coast QLD 4217, Australia
- Telephone: +61 7 5588 2222
- Google Rating: 4.2/5.0 (8140 reviews)
Q1: What is the best theme park in Australia?
Answer: DreamWorld (Coomera), Aqua Fun Park (Twin Waters), and SeaWorld (Gold Coast) are popular and best amusement parks in Australia.
Q2: Is there an Universal Studios in Australia?
Answer: Yes, there is an universal studio in Australia. It is located in Perth and operated by Village Roadshow Theme Parks (under licenses from NBCUniversal)
Article Title: 6 Best Theme Parks in Australia to Spend Your Weekend
Article last re-published on May 12, 2019.