Calling all thrill seekers. Do you love the adrenaline rush that you get from a theme or adventure park? Well Australia has some of the best!
Western Australia –
Escape to Adventure World with awesome rides for the whole family. Ride on roller coasters, splash in the water park, or have an up close and personal wild life experiences. Take on the Goliath, a massive pendulum swing that swings higher and higher in the air, as the pendulum base slowly turns. Escape from the mighty Kracken, the longest, steepest and tallest funnel slide on the planet! Or, take a ride on the Abyss, the scariest roller coaster!
Experience Western Australia’s fastest and most thrilling waterslides and enjoy a great family day out with kids at Outback Splash.
Splash Island is a safe environment jam packed with slides and filled with fun. It’s the ultimate water playground; interactive sprays, colourful water cannons and instruments. Standing over 10 metres high with a 7 metre drop, The Plummet, is the park’s giant inflatable slide and it keeps the kids entertained for hours! Toddlers will love Octopus Bay, which is fully lifeguarded and has shallow waters. Have a shot making it up The Wall, a mammoth quarter-pipe raft slide, or down The Wedgie, the super fast body slide!
Outback Splash has more than just water activities, and is open all year round with mini golf, timber and hedge maze, wildlife and more.
Travel down south and see Xscape to the Cape. Xtreme Mega Slides, H2O water park, laser games, Xtreme climbing, jumping tramps, mini golf and so much more. The Xtreme Mega Slide is crazy, insane, awesome, being 12 meters high and 60 meters long!
New South Wales South Coast –
Jamberoo Action Park is the perfect summer family day out. It boasts The Perfect Storm, the tallest, longest, fastest water ride ever built! The park has lots of shade, plenty of different rides to accommodate all ages and the luxury of allowing you to bring your own food and drink. They also have a brand new water precinct opening this summer, Velocity Falls, offering new rides and activities for the whole family.
Cliff Walks, Zip Line, Rock Climbing, Rope Bridges, Gold Panning, Gemstone Fossicking, Barefoot Sensation, Remote Controlled Boats and the Dark Ride is what you will find at Penny Royal Adventures. Experience the thrill of the cliff walk as you make your way across a dozen rope bridges suspended above the Penny Royal, or challenge yourself on the indoor and outdoor rock climbing walls. A great day our for those who like some mild discovery or those who prefer things a little more daring.
Northern Territory –
Entrance is free at Palmerston Water Park! The centrepiece of the park is a six lane racer water slide. The super slide stands at 14 metres high and allows people to race each other to the bottom. The Palmerston Water Park also has two wet play areas, a play pad for the young ones, water cannons and buckets. The park has brilliant shade options for both the racers and the spectators.
The Leanyer Water Park has three brand new waterslides, just opened. It has a swimming pool, children’s paddling pool, playground and much more. Even better, free entry!
Step through the famous Mr Moon mouth to soak up the carnival atmosphere and rides that have entertained visitors for an unbelievable 108 years at Luna Park Melbourne. Brave the heights of the Great Scenic Railway, or take a ride on the Luna Park Carousel. Enter the House of Horrors, if you are brave enough, or try the Power Surge. With so many rides, you might need to go back again and again!
Funfields Theme Park offers a range of experiences, with both wet and dry rides. If you love water rides, you will have a plethora of choices from Volcano Beach – outdoor heated wave pool, Blackout Waterslides – waterslide plunging you in pure darkness, Kraken Racer – race your friends on a 60km p/hr slide, Typhoon – cannonball flume slide and much more. The new Mystic Kingdom kids area has some options for the smaller kids to enjoy.
If keeping dry and still enjoying is what you are after, then try the Alpine Toboggan Slide, Go Karts, Pirate Ship, Mini Golf and more. Or, try some more extreme dry thrill seeking rides like: Voodoo 360, Pegasus Sky Bounce, Dragons Revenge Ride!
Enter Gumbuya World, the newest theme park in Melbourne! 4 worlds of fun and adventure on 1 ticket. Open all year round, with a range of activities and rides – from water park to wildlife park!
Gumbuya Wildlife Park – Meet Over 50 Different Species on the Wildlife Trail & Experience Daily Wildlife Feeds. Hand feed free roaming Kangaroos, Wallabies, Emus, Deer And Peacocks!
Oz Adventure – Spin out on rides, including the rebel, mini race coaster, rush hour and tree swing.
Outback Explorers – Take a ride on the Berry Swirl Teacups, get behind the steering wheel of a big truck at Gerry’s Roadhouse, jump on the Pirate Ship or take a train ride through Gumbuya World. Oasis Springs – Whether you are taking the plunge on one of the epic 8 waterslides, soaking up the scenery as you drift along the 300 metre Lazy River, catching a wave at the wave pool or getting drenched on Typhoon Island, it is bursting with fantastic family fun!
For the best Water Park action in Victoria, then splash into Adventure Park Geelong! Ride the Tsunami waterslide or the Tornado waterslide. Take a spin on the Crazy Coaster and Red Baron rides or raft the rapids on the River Torrent Lazy River. Race down the Six Lane Aqua Racer or twist through the tunnels of the Wild West Canyon waterslide. For the little kids, there is a Tiny Tots Splashzone, which is a coral reef themed waterplay area with waterslides, water cannons and more.