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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise

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Address: | Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5592 0040
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and...

Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and unbelievable attraction! Located in Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Ripley's offers 15 individually themed galleries of unbelievable artefacts and interactive exhibits where you will Experience the Fun around every corner.

Your self-guided adventure is sure to astonish as you come face to face with remarkable relics and rare treasures from around the World. With almost 9,000 square feet to explore, you will discover 350 genuine artefacts, amazing stories of history and adventure, magic, mystery, incredible illusions, fun interactive games, life-size figurines of unusual characters who actually lived and unbelievable movies! Simply an amazing journey of on an hour or more - That's Wow Factor fun for everyone!

  New addition, Ripley's Impossible LaseRace™, is the only LaseRace™ in the Southern Hemisphere and tests the guile and agility of participants as they duck, shimmy, pivot, and crawl through a maze of bright green laser beams in an effort to achieve the best possible time. Touch a laser, and time is added onto your score. Enjoy four difficulty levels and play as long as you want! (Included in General Admission).

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Could spend hours in here looking at things was very interesting my husband was not with me this trip but I would not of got him out before he read everything

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicki M
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could spend hours in here looking at things was very interesting my husband was not with me this trip but I would not of got him out before he read everything

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited this museum in Surfers Paradise. I went in with my eldest son and we spent about one hour looking at all the exhibits. $25 for adults is a bit expensive a think ? Students $19. So it can add up for a family? Take time to read all the exhibits and watch the video clips. I certainly learned... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasnt to sure what to expect when we first got there. There was lots of weird and wacky attractions Also a lot of attractions you can interact with My favorite was the laser maze and sfx room definitely worth a visit if you have a few hours spare in the gold coast

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have finally been able to return to a relocated and renovated Ripleys World. What a great job they have done with the exhibits! I spent approximately 2 hours there, although I could have spent a little longer but it was getting late for dinner. There are quite a few exhibits/rooms that frightened the daylights out of some children aged... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit here was probably the biggest disappointment of all the things we have done on the Gold Coast. I take some responsibility for not checking it out more but I was expecting from the outside displays lots of models and weird stuff akin to what you might find at an old style circus. No. This is basically a museum... More 

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RipleySurfers, Assistant Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. The Surfers Paradise Odditorium is one of thirty-two Believe It or Not! attractions around the world founded by the world class American explorer and collector known as Robert Ripley. He travelled to more than 201 countries to find the bizarre, the odd and the strange. The Surfers Paradise... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our young children aged 3 and 5. My husband and I found it all interesting (lots of artefacts and interesting facts) and the kids enjoyed exploring! There's something for everyone even if we did have to cover the kid's eyes for the torture chamber section!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit especially after the new upgrades and especially if you're looking to get pregnant. Definitely recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few hours here and I have to say it was really interesting. So much information to take in. I love that they did such a great job at making it all come to life than just reading information with a picture. The animations and stuff are truely amazing. We had a great time. Definitely a fun afternoon.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter who is 25 found it good I wasn't to fussed you can easily pick up a Rieys book and see it all in there. Smaller children would enjoy it maybe. There are some interesting things to see. If you enjoy museums you will enjoy this

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was fantastic. deceivingly small from the outside you walk down the stairs into a huge maze of oddities and exquisite sights. A must do

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