Wicked Gold Coast hotels with waterslides and splash parks

Get ready for some fun in the sun with these top Gold Coast resorts that are perfect for family fun or a relaxing weekend getaway that feature pools, waterslides and much more.

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From children’s water parks that include epic slides, water-dumping buckets and playgrounds that kids dream about to calming, soothing spas that are poolside, these resorts will make for the perfect trip.

These top-rated resorts can include access to theme parks such as Sea World, or one of the country's best golf courses plus a pool (sometimes several) at each. All locations cater to children as well as adults with kid-friendly zones, pools and slides but also adult-only pools, spas and bars.

If you’re looking for the perfect weekend getaway then look no further, we’ve rounded up the best and most entertaining resorts in the Gold Coast so you can have an epic family adventure to beat the heat or indulge in luxuries pool-side.


Sea World Resort

1. Sea World Resort

Dive into family fun at Sea World Resort with package deals that include unlimited entry into Sea World, Wet'n'Wild or Warner Bros. Movie World.

  • 4 stars
  • Aquatic adventure playground, Nickelodeon characters and Kids' club
  • Outdoor tennis courts, rooftop terrace and heated pool on-site
  • Modern rooms with private balconies
  • Sea World, Sea Viper Roller Coaster and Jet Rescue within a five-minute walk

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Mantra Sun City

2. Mantra Sun City

The perfect weekend getaway is awaiting you at Mantra Sun City with a relaxing pool, waterslides, on-site spa and stunning views of the water.

  • 4.5 stars
  • Lagoon-style pool with snake-like waterslides
  • Panoramic ocean views from rooms
  • Indoor pool, kids' pool and spa
  • On-site bar and restaurant

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Paradise Resort Gold Coast

3. Paradise Resort Gold Coast

Paradise Resort Gold Coast is the perfect stay for families with plenty of kid-friendly facilities as well as relaxation spots for parents with an outdoor spa and bar.

  • 4 stars
  • Waterpark includes slides, water-jets, hoses and a giant tipping bucket
  • Kids' rock climbing, jungle gym and playground
  • Ice rink, BBQ area, on-site restaurant and pool-side cafe

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Turtle Beach Resort

4. Turtle Beach Resort

You'll find no shortage of entertainment at Turtle Beach Resort for both kids and adults with an abundance of fun and relaxing on-site amenities.

  • 4.5 stars
  • Splash zone waterpark includes 4 slides, water-dumping bucket, water cannons and two toddler slides
  • Four pools including a slide, an adults-only pool plus a spa at each pool
  • Two saunas, playground, putt-putt golf course, tennis court, gym and more

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RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast

5. RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast

Indulge in luxury and family fun at RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast that includes kids amenities plus a world-class golf course and so much more.

  • 5 stars
  • 27-hole golf course that hosts the Australian PGA Championship
  • Pools plus a children's waterpark
  • On-site tennis coaching, gym and spa
  • Eight bars and eateries on-site

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