Attractions

Dreamworld - click here

At Dreamworld, billed as Australia’s favourite family theme park, guests can experience the thrill of action rides like Wipeout and the Cyclone roller-coaster, take a cruise on a paddle wheeler, see Bengal tigers play, swim, wrestle and relax with their handlers in the unique habitat of Tiger Island.  Located only 15 minutes drive from Runaway Bay, Dreamworld is opened from 10 am to 5 pm every day of the year except Christmas Day and Anzac morning.



Whitewater World - click here

Slide in for the ride of your life at the Gold Coast’s coolest water park, WhiteWater World! Just a hop, skip and a splash from Dreamworld, combining adrenaline pumping thrills with family style fun in the ultimate Aussie beach paradise.  WhiteWater World boasts all five of the hottest waterslides on the planet as well as Nickelodeon’s Pipeline Plunge and Wiggle Bay. From family friendly attractions to the most extreme waterslides ever made, WhiteWater World is the ultimate shrine to our sun, sand and sea.  It’s water like you’ve never experienced before!

 

Whitewater World

Sea World - click here

Get below the surface to discover a world of fun and adventure at Sea World! Flip out with the dolphins; seal a new friendship with a kiss. Or dare to dive with the predators of the deep! Experience the exhilaration of the Jet Rescue coaster and be enhanced by the new dolphin show Imagine. The clever and hilarious Sea Lions will have you in stitches in their new show Fish Dectectives. And come face to face with the beautiful Polar Bears at their state-of-the-art home Polar Bear Shores, and sharks and tropical marine life at the awesome Shark Bay.  Meet everybody's favourite Sesame Street characters in the kids' adventure precinct Sesame Street Beach and don't miss the new Sea Viper coaster! Located just 15 minutes drive from  Runaway Bay, Sea World is open from 10 am to 5 pm every day of the year except Christmas Day and Anzac Day.

 

Movieworld - click here

Warner Bros. Movie World delivers more live action and adrenalin pumping activities than ever before with the all new multi-million dollar live action stunt show Hollywood Stunt Driver, presented by Castrol Edge. Become lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and super-heroes and experience the exhilaration of world-class adventure rides and movie attractions including the awesome Batwing Spaceshot and the adrenalin pumping Superman Escape. Kids will love the colourful Kids' WB! Fun Zone - a magical cartoon world for the young and young at heart! Situated only 15 minutes drive from Runaway Bay, Movie World is open from 10 am to 5 pm every day of the year except Christmas Day and Anzac Day.

 

Wet’N’Wild - click here

Dive into a splashtacular family day out at Wet'n'Wild Water World where summer is endless and so is the fun. Wet'n'Wild offers a splashtacular day out with pools and slides for the young and young at heart. From the kids' aquatic playground Buccaneer Bay to the ultimate adrenalin rush at the Extreme H2O Zone, including the all new Kamikaze, there's something for the whole family at Wet'n'Wild. And during the cooler months all attractions are heated to offer you an endless summer of fun!  Located only 15 minutes drive from Runaway Bay, Wet’n’Wild is open from 10 am to 5 pm every day except Christmas Day and Anzac Day.

 

Outback Spectacular - click here

It's here! One of Australia's Greatest ever stories!

One of Australia's most stirring and remarkable true stories is retold as Australian Outback Spectacular celebrates the heroes of the legendary Australian Light Horse. With an amazing cast of larger than life characters, magnificent animals, stunning special effects and a delicious three course dinner, it's the Gold Coast and Australia's newest must-see live show, proudly presented by R.M. Williams.

Showing nightly from Tuesday to Sunday, entry includes the show, dinner, drinks during dinner and a stockman's hat. Bookings are essential. Located next door to Warner Bros. Movie World and just a short 15 minute drive from Runaway Bay.

 

Harbour Town Shopping Centre - click here

Experience the shopping adventure of a lifetime, where you will find brand direct outlets and specialty stores with all the latest fashion, home wares and accessories.  Whether it’s picking up bargains at the outlet stores, taking in the latest movie releases at the Cinemaplex or dining alfresco at one of the many cafes, Harbour Town is ideally located just 2 km from the Runaway Bay Motor Inn.



Sanctuary Cove - click here

The Marine Village in the very heart of Sanctuary Cove combines specialty shopping with a unique ambience.  Situated on the water’s edge of the picturesque Coomera River, The Marine Village offers cafes, bars, restaurants, fashion boutiques and art galleries.  Sanctuary Cove also boasts a world-class marina, two championship golf courses – The Pines and The Palms – and is located just 15 minutes drive north of Runaway Bay.
 

Gold Coast Gondolas - click here

Whether you are looking for that ultimate romantic evening or just merely wanting to sit back and enjoy the experience of a lifetime, a gondola cruise is a must !!  Experience the true magic of the Gold Coast as you dine in style aboard your own private luxury gondola while cruising the majestic canals of the Gold Coast.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the soft background music and gentle sound of lapping water as you glide smoothly through a wonderland of scenic beauty by day or shimmering lights by night.  Gold Coast Gondolas is located at Marina Mirage, Main Beach and just a short 15 minute drive from Runaway Bay.



Mt. Tamborine - click here

This area has spectacular waterfalls, great views and walking tracks and a quaint shopping village. If  it’s retail therapy or gastronomic delights that you are seeking Tamborine Mountain’s Gallery Walk should be your first port of call.  From original wood carvings and colourful local art to traditional German cuckoo clocks, Tamborine has it all.  There’s also a fudge factory and several nut shops offering every flavour of Macadamia that you could imagine.  If you would like to enjoy both delights at once go no further than Grannymacs on the Gallery Walk.  Furthermore markets are held the second Sunday of every month at the showgrounds.  Tamborine Mountain
is located in the Gold Coast’s hinterland approximately 45 minutes drive from Runaway Bay.

 

Byron Bay - click here

Nestled on the north coast of New South Wales approximate 1 ¼ hours drive south of the Gold Coast is the township of Byron Bay which is dominated by the Cape Byron Lighthouse.  Byron Bay is bordered on one side by beautiful coastline and on the other by magnificent rainforests. Located at the most easterly point of Australia, this stylish coastal town enjoys crystal clear water and pristine beaches surrounded by world heritage national parks.  The lively town centre has excellent cafes, restaurants and bars.  Shopping experiences include fashion and lifestyle boutiques as well as markets that represent local artists and sell organic farm produce.  Wategos Beach is one of Byron’s most scenic surf beaches.  This picturesque beach, over-looked by the lighthouse, is one of Byron Bay’s most exclusive suburbs.



Sports Super Centre Runaway Bay - click here

The Sports Super Centre is a leader in the sport and recreation industry.  As well as featuring the most modern training facilities for both elite and beginner athletes, it is also a dedicated training camp. The Centre incorporates community facilities, which include a Sports Medicine Centre, health spa, gymnasium / fitness centre, Olympic aquatic centre and stadium.  Located just 2 km from the Runaway Bay Motor Inn.