From the renowned Dreamworld amusement park located on the Gold Coast to the iconic Luna Park situated in the heart of Sydney, Australia does not disappoint with its plethora of exhilarating theme parks scattered all over the country. Whether you are visiting Australia on holiday or fancy a break from the city, theme parks are the perfect way to soak up the sun and enjoy a day of fun and adventure. Check out Australia’s top theme parks to visit in summer:
An exhilarating adventure boasting over 30 thrilling rides, such as the Wasp, Mayhem World, SX360 and the Plunge, Aussie World is an experience not for the faint hearted. If you are attending the park with younger children, then there are plenty of rides designed special for them, including the Tea Cups, a 1927 restored Carousel and a spectacular ferris wheel providing excellent views. Situated on the sunshine coast, Aussie World offers something different from the ocean and tickets are priced at $40 for Adults and $30 for Concession. There are also several family ticket deals available.
Located on the idyllic Gold Coast, Dreamworld, which is part of the Village Road Show Theme Park Group, is bursting with incredible rides, fascinating animals and colour! Thrill seekers can experience record breaking rides such as Buzz Saw, the tallest inversion ride in the Southern Hemisphere, and Sidewinder, which features a 360 loop. There is something for everyone at Dreamworld – younger children can embark on an exciting adventure in the ABC Children’s Play Area or Escape from Madagascar. If you fancy a break from the rides, then why not explore the impressive range of animals home to Dreamworld. Standard adult tickets cost $99 and child/concession tickets are priced at $89 but are certainly worth it!
Nestled in the centre of Sydney, just next to the world-famous Sydney Harbour, Luna Park is a heritage listed amusement park and undoubtedly one of the most iconic theme parks in Australia! Opening its doors in 1935, Luna Park is known for its exquisite, art-deco architecture which features the beautiful Crystal Palace, making it a particularly unique theme park. Known for its classical ferris wheel which provides breathtaking views of the city, Luna Park also features a smaller ‘Whirly Wheel’ for the little riders which can be enjoyed by the entire family. Other famous rides include the Wild Mouse, the Tango Train, Spider, Volare, Devil’s Drop and many more! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Sydney and visit a classic amusement park for only $50 per person!