Ripley's Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Surfers Paradise

Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia

The basics

A visit to Ripley’s is the perfect option for a rainy day with the family—the kids will be mesmerized by the interactive Funplex, but there are plenty of exhibits for the grownups to explore as well. Visitors typically spend at least an hour exploring and experiencing the hands-on exhibits, but don’t forget to make time for the gift shop. Your tickets offer complete flexibility for your visit, so you can use them for up to a year after purchasing.

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Things to know before you go

  • The area surrounding the attraction offers plenty of parking opportunities if you bring your own car.

  • While the gift shop offers snacks and candy, no café exists in the Ripley’s complex.

  • Both the Odditorium and the 7D Moving Theatre are wheelchair accessible.

  • Ripley’s is open 365 days a year—including public holidays—so you can pick the perfect time to visit.

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How to get there

The museum is right off Surfers Paradise Beach, making it the perfect spot to escape the sun. Found on Cavill Avenue, you can access it by turning away from the beach while walking on the esplanade. It’s right in the heart of Surfers Paradise and easily accessible from the surrounding hotels.

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When to get there

It’s best to arrive early to beat the afternoon rush. Otherwise, wait until later afternoon and enjoy a shady respite from the Australian heat. Avoid visiting during school holidays as it’s a popular spot for families (summer holidays in Australia run from mid-December to late January).

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Late night visit

Open until later in the evening than many traditional museums, a visit to Ripley’s makes for a perfect date night or activity with friends. Afterward, the surrounding neighborhood is full of bars and restaurants where you can experience the nightlife of the Gold Coast. The beachfront Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club is a favorite, with a laid-back atmosphere and an unbeatable view.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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