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26 Easter school holiday activities on the Gold Coast 2019

The parks, wildlife encounters and beach bliss are just the beginning.

The Gold Coast is a little and big child's playground. Whether you're visiting for the school holidays or are a local seeking entertainment to see your kid through the Easter break we've got a whole list of ideas to keep them busy and your sanity at bay.




SkyPoint deck entry and  experience

SkyPoint deck entry and experience from Adrenaline

Experience the shimmering Gold Coast skyline at night or take in views from Brisbane to Byron Bay during the day and get $20 dining voucher at SkyPoint Bistro + Bar.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Ages: Not specified
  • Child price:$24
  • Adult price:$34

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Magic show

Magic show from RedBalloon

Witness an incredible act of the champion of magic, illusionist Matt Hollywood every Friday and Saturday night commencing at 7pm.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $49 (Child)
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Horse Riding Experience

Horse Riding Experience from RedBalloon

Let the children know how to take care of horses in a fun way. Includes safety equipment.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Gold Coast Hinterland, QLD
  • Price: $25
  • Accepts Afterpay

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18-hole round of mini golf

18-hole round of mini golf from Groupon

Practice those swings on one of two 18-hole mini golf courses at Carrara Mini Golf.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $3 (Child)

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18-hole round of mini golf

18-hole round of mini golf from Groupon

Let the kids experience an 18-hole mini golf spread across 6,000 square metres at Parkwood Village.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $9

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Zipline at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Zipline at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from RedBalloon

Go on an adventure with the family at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and experience up to 80 treetop challenges and 11 awesome ziplines.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $49
  • Accepts Afterpay

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29% off snorkelling adventure

29% off snorkelling adventure from Groupon

Snorkel around the calm waters of Wave Break Island to see and explore over 400 varieties of fish.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Gold Coast Dive Centre, Miami
  • Price: $49

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Wakeboarding or kneeboarding pass

Wakeboarding or kneeboarding pass from Groupon

Hit the water and enjoy wakeboarding or kneeboarding for an hour at GC Wake Park.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $26

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from RedBalloon

Experience wild lorikeet feeding, flight bird show and get the chance to hug a koala bear.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Gold Coast QLD
  • Price: $39.95
  • Accepts Afterpay

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42% off Bigtop Playhouse full-day entry pass

42% off Bigtop Playhouse full-day entry pass from Groupon

This playhouse is a circus-themed play centre with slides, multi-level play equipment that is perfect for kids of all ages.

  • Duration: Full-day
  • Location: 2/24 Kohl Street Upper Coomera QLD
  • Price: $7

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Segway tour

Segway tour from RedBalloon

Explore Federation Coastal Reserve on a 60-minute segway and see the beautiful rainforest and stunning views.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $84
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Mt Tamborine Rainforest tour

Mt Tamborine Rainforest tour from RedBalloon

Includes morning tea, wine tasting, 4WD ride and guided walking tour at the rainforest.

  • Duration: Half-day
  • Location: Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: 3-year olds and above
  • Child price: $58
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Australian Outback Spectacular show

Australian Outback Spectacular show from RedBalloon

Watch Aussie Outback Spectacular show with dinner and drinks.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: Gold Coast QLD
  • Price: $99.99
  • Accepts Afterpay

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iVenture Card for Gold Coast

iVenture Card for Gold Coast from iVenture Card

Enjoy multiple activities on the Gold Coast for one low price, including wildlife sanctuaries, sailing trips, and day tours to the hinterland

  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $105 (Child)

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High ropes course

High ropes course from RedBalloon

A full-day of challenge that takes you on over 5 courses spanning and 10 acres of rope and wire challenges.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Tamborine National Park, QLD
  • Price: $55 (adult)
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Buggy driving experience

Buggy driving experience from RedBalloon

Try the new V8 craze and drive a wild V8 off-road buggy for 6 laps.

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $172
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Dolphin Aqua Adventure at Sea World

Dolphin Aqua Adventure at Sea World from RedBalloon

Get the opportunity to get up close with Sea World's beautiful dolphins.

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $145
  • Accepts Afterpay

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3-day park pass

3-day park pass from RedBalloon

Have the ultimate holiday for 3 consecutive days by visiting Dreamworld, WhiteWater World and SkyPoint Observation Deck.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $89 (Child)
  • Accepts Afterpay

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3 Gold Coast activities that always go down well with kids


2 Easter school holiday events on the Gold Coast

  • Beach Festival: This annual arts festival captures with its plethora of talent. Expect to encounter the city's best artists expressing themselves through song, dance and performance. 17-28 April 2019, Currumbin
  • School activities at Gold Coast Recreation Club: Outdoor programs for children aged 8+ abound throughout the school holiday period. Expect surfing, fishing and canoeing. 8-18 April, Palm Beach

3 free school holidays activities Gold Coast

  • Splash around at any of the area’s beaches, like Main Beach, Broadbeach or Burleigh Heads
  • Explore the rainforests of the Gold Coast hinterland on a bushwalk
  • Cool down at a local park's splash pad

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