5 Fun things to do on the Gold Coast this summer 2017 for families

5 fun family activities to do while on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia – Review Gold Coast

The Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia is a hive of activity! Whether you’re a local or you’re just visiting our beautiful city with the family, there is always something fun to do. We’ve come up with a list of fun summer things to do with the kids don’t don’t cost an arm and a leg, which is especially great if you have more than 1 offspring or you have family and friends staying.


Fun for the whole family! aquaSplash is an open water fun park with all sorts of obsticles that will have anyone stepping out of their comfort zone. Suitable from ages 1 year+. Situated at the Broadwater, opposite Australia Fair Shopping Centre, their opening 8am to 6pm 7 days a week (last session 5pm) until mid April.

The Big Wedgie
The Big Wedgie

The Big Wedgie is the world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME standalone inflatable waterslide which also doubles as a four lane racer, so it can be enjoyed by families & friends at the same time! There is also The Just Right Wedgie, The Little Wedgie, and for super thrill seekers The Big Chucka. Also situated at the Broadwater at Fisherman’s Lawn, until the 5th February 2017.
Hours 9-5pm 7 Days.

Air Factory Trampoline Park
Air Factory

The perfect way for kids to burn off some energy! Air Factory is air conditioned so great for any day of the week, be it, hot and sunny, or on a rainy day. There are plenty of zones for kids (and adults) of all ages. Aside from the trampoline park, there is Bubble Soccer, Dodge Ball, Monster Air Bag, Air Drop and Airflatable (inflatable zone) and of course the cafe where parents can have a sneaky snack while the kids are bouncing their hearts away.
Located at 5 Sunlight Drive, Burleigh Waters.

Mondays to Thursdays: 3pm to 8pm

Friday-Saturday: 10am to 9pm

Sundays: 10am to 6pm

Gold Coast Indoor Paintball
Gold Coast Indoor Paintball

No need to travel out the the Hinterland for a round of paintball any more! This one’s for the older kids 15 years + and is also weather friendly, being indoors. The skirmish battlefield is completely rearranged each week to keep patrons on their toes. Open 7 days a week 9am-9pm. Packages start from $49. Located at 1B/31 Activity Crescent, Molendinar.


An indoor inflatable land with many fun obstacles and apparatus. More fun for all ages with a designated area for the under 5’s. With many fun attractions like the fly wall, wobbly ladder climbing, battle zones and racing and much more, this is one of the best ways to ensure the kids get to bed on time tonight!
Located at 335 Guineas Creek Road, Elanora. School holiday hours are:
Mon-Thu: 9am-4pm
Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 9am-3pm