Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Gold Coast theme parks lengthen peak season operating hours

Gold Coast theme parks lengthen peak season operating hours
December 28, 2015

The Gold Coast’s leading theme parks - Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World, WhiteWater World and Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast - have each extended their operating schedules during the school holiday in anticipation of increased visitor numbers.

Between Boxing Day and 17th January, Dreamworld will remain open until 9pm, hosting its BEATBOX laser and light show every night at 7:30pm and 8:30pm.

Linked Ardent Leisure waterpark WhiteWater World will operate until 6pm until 17th January.

Among Village Roadshow’s theme parks, Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast is opening from open from 9am until 7pm from 27th December until 12th January.

Movie World currently is opening earlier, at 9am (with rides starting at 9:30am) until 10th January.

Movie World is also offering those who are Village Theme Parks Unlimited Members exclusive ride time on Batwing Spaceshot, Arkham Asylum and Tijuana Taxis from 8:30am until park opening, also until 10th January.

Dreamworld has also revealed its new new multimillion-dollar motorsport precinct in recent days.

Image: Dreamworld's BEATBOX laser and light show.

28th December 2015 - DREAMWORLD REVS UP MULTIMILLION DOLLAR MOTORSPORT PRECINCT

24th December 2015 - SEA WORLD POLAR BEARS GET INTO THE FESTIVE SPIRIT

19th December 2015 - VILLAGE ROADSHOW PLANS NEW ROLLERCOASTER, HOTEL AND LAKESIDE ATTRACTION AT MOVIE WORLD

11th December 2015 - AUSTRALIANS LOVE THEME PARK VISITS

29th October 2015 - LEISURE INDUSTRY EMBRACES HALLOWEEN EVENTS

4th September 2015 - VILLAGE ROADSHOW THEME PARKS AND DEBITSUCCESS LINK TO DELIVER INSTALMENT PAYMENTS FOR GUEST PASSES

30th December 2014 - GOLD COAST THEME PARKS EXTEND PEAK SEASON OPERATING HOURS

29th May 2014 - SEA WORLD REVEALED AS AUSTRALIA’S MOST VISITED ATTRACTION


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

TJS Services

TJS Services is a leading national facility services provider. We deliver quality cleaning, maintenance, construction and facility management services to over 1,500 sites Australia wide.  Our…

read more

Hospitality / Retail / Venues

 
 

SENtag

Developed in Europe, this innovative system offers a safety management solution for swimming pools that checks individual swimmers via their wristband - monitoring their depth and time. Sensors…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Safety / Technology / Waterparks

 
 

Hydrocare Pool Services

Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 25 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Recreation / Technology

 
 

LEISURE CONCEPTS AUSTRALIA

Leisure Concepts brings the world’s best fitness equipment brands to Australasia including Eleiko, Atlantis Strength and Merrithew Pilates. With a huge variety of  treadmills,…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

AEROBIC MICROPHONES AUSTRALIA

Aerobic Microphones Australia provides audio products for the fitness industry. Products include the sweat resistant Cyclemic and Aeromic headworn microphones and pouchbelts that are made in…

read more

Fitness / Technology

 
 

Digonex

Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

NOVOFIT

NovoFit is an exciting and dynamic new company born from two of Australia’s leading commercial fitness equipment suppliers. NovoFit combines over 45 years of industry expertise, delivering state…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business