Awesome Things to Do on the Gold Coast in Winter

The Gold Coast is a great destination to visit at any time of year, and while we often enjoy amazing weather even during the winter months, we’ve come up with a list of awesome things to do on the Gold Coast for those rainy days.

Gold Coast 7D Cinema Experience

Don’t just watch the movie – experience it in 7D!

Space Coaster, Snow Race, Haunted Tunnel and Wall of China are just 10 of the movies currently showing. The purpose built cinema allowers riders to experience the 7 dimensions with added in-theatre effects.

Cost: From $13.00-$15.00 per person. $56.00 for a family (2 adults/2 kids)
When:  Open 7 days 9:30am to 10pm
Where: 6/34 Trickett St, Surfers Paradise.

Book 7D Cinema Gold Coast tickets.


Afraid of heights?  No worries! This near-perfect simulation of a 14,000 feet free fall with all the aerial twists, turns and spins takes place in a purpose built wind tunnel, inside.

Be careful, this could be addictive!

Cost: From $69.00 per person
Duration: 1hr 45mins including training and equipment
When:  Daily sessions available
Where: 3084 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise.

Book iFly Gold Coast Indoor Skydiving

Gold Coast Wax Museum

Visit the largest wax museum of it’s kind in Australia! The Gold Coast Wax Museum boats over 110 life-size wax figures that will have you looking twice.

Cost: From $25.00 kids, $32.00 adults, family passes are also available.
When:  Open 7 days from 10am 
Where:  56 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise

Book Gold Coast Wax Museum

Game Over Gold Coast Go Karting & Activity Centre

It’s called Game Over … but really the fun is just beginning! Laser Tag – Go Karting – Clip n Climb – Meat Hook Zip Coaster are all available under one roof at Gold Coast’s biggest indoor Family Entertainment Centre.

Players can choose just one activity or make it a combo and try them all!

Cost: Experiences from just $14.00
When:  Open 7 days
Where: Siganto Drive, Helensvale

Book Game Over.

Infinity Futuristic Maze

Lose yourelf in a maze with 20 multi-sensory environments filled with unique special effects, atmospheric sounds, cool music and illusions that appear to go to infinity and  beyond!

Cost: From $17.90 kids, $26.90 adults, family passes are also available.
When:  Open 7 days from 10am to 10pm
Where: Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre, Surfers Paradise

Book your Infinity Futuristic Maze tickets here.

Dracula’s Haunted House

Love a good scare? Imagine 5 levels of mind-bending optical illusions, horror displays and special effects … are you brave enough? Enter a purpose-built walk through attraction filled with lunging corpses, eerie ghosts, larger than life spiders and much more!

Cost: From $19.00 kids, $25.00 adults, family passes are also available.
When:  Open 7 days from 10am to 10pm
Where:  3177 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

Book Haunted House Surfers Paradise


All of these attractions and many more are easily accessible from Marrakesh Apartments.  Choose from fully self-contained 1 or 2 bedroom holiday apartments located centrally in Surfers Paradise! Enjoy onsite facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, poolside and rooftop BBQ areas, sauna, gym and complimentary WiFi. 

*Subject to change. Please check with tour operator for any updates or changes