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Please find below latest deals for attractions and accommodation around Queensland.   I’d recommend you check this list before booking a holiday in Queensland or even whilst you’re on holiday in Queensland to ensure you get the best bang for your buck!   I will attempt to update this list once a month – lasted updated December 2019.

All prices are in Australian dollars and correct at the time of publishing.  I apologise if the deals have changed or aren’t available when you go to book.  

Please note that these links are affiliate links, so if you book via any of these links I will make a small commission at no extra cost to you.  

 

Brisbane

 

In addition to the below deals, I recommend you check Scoopon, Adrenaline and Experience Oz to save on various attractions and tours.   Click here to read our full guide on visiting Brisbane.  

 

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Wheel of Brisbane

An amazing opportunity for a wonderful, birds eye view of the whole of Brisbane at a discounted price! The Wheel is 60m high and features 42 enclosed and air-conditioned gondolas.  The experience lasts between 10 and 15 minutes.

Price:  Groupon have a special deal for purchasing multiple tickets at a discounted price.  One ticket is $15.00, two tickets are $29.00 and four tickets are $56.00.  This is a saving of up to 33%.  Click here for your discounted tickets.

Opening Hours:  Monday to Thursday and Sunday 10am to 10pm.  Friday and Saturday 10am to 10pm.

Location:  The Wheel of Brisbane is located at South Bank.  There are numerous public transports options to find your way here.  Visit Brisbane’s public transport network to plan your destination at TransLink.

 

Brisbane River Cruise with Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission

Hop aboard the MV Mirimar and start your cruise along the Brisbane River then meet and learn about the adorable marsupials of the largest Koala sanctuary in the world at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. 

Price:  Adult $80.00 and a child $48.00.  Click here to receive a special discount of $76.00 for an adult and $45.60 for a child.

Opening Hours:  Depart your Cruise from the Cultural Centre Pontoon at Sounbank at 10:00am and arrive at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary at 11.15am.  Depart Lone Pine Sanctuary at 2.15pm and arrive back at the Cultural Centre Pontoon at 3.30pm.

Location:  Walk along the riverbank at South Bank in Brisbane and you will come across the Cultural Centre Pontoon.  Just in front of the State Library of Queensland.

 

Croc Express to Australia Zoo (From Brisbane)

Enjoy day tickets to Australia Zoo and comfortably travel from Brisbane to Australia Zoo while enjoying the majestic Glasshouse Mountains.  This special ticket includes a convenient hotel pickup and drop off service.

Price:  An adult is $125.10 and a child is $80.10.  This price INCLUDES your Australia Zoo entry ticket. A saving of over $10 for each ticket.  Click here to get your discounted tickets.

Opening Hours:  This depends on your hotel pickup location, however all information is provided by the transport company on confirmation of your ticket purchase. 

Location:  Australia Zoo is approximately 1 hours drive from Brisbane city.  (Depending on traffic)

 

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission

Encounter native Australian animals such as koalas, echidnas, platypi and more.   On the 2nd and 4th day of each month you can attend the zoo during the afternoon and then catch a movie in their free outdoor movie screenings.  Click here for their movie programs.  Click here to save $10 per adult entry and $1 per child entry.

Price:  At the gate an adult ticket is $38 and a child is $22.00.  Click here to save up to $5 on each ticket.  $34.20 per adult and $19.80 per child.

Opening Hours:  Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is open daily from 9am to 5pm except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Location: 78 Jesmond Road, Fig Tree Pocket.  

 

iFLY Brisbane Indoor Skydiving

iFLY creates a true free-fall skydiving experience – INSIDE – without jumping out of a plane.  The experience is created using a verticle wind tunnel which generates a wall-to-wall air cushion for you to float.  

Kids from 3 years old and above can have a go as long as you’re in reasonable health and not pregnant!  The price below includes pre-flight training and includes a flight suit, helmet and safety goggles!  A great gift for the adventurous child in everyone.

Price:  Usually $79 at the gate for an adult, click here for $20 off and grab your 2-flights for $59.00.

Opening Hours:  iFly Chermside is open from 9am daily to 10pm (including public holidays)

Location:  Westfield Chermside, iFLY/395 Hamilton Road, Chermside.  Entry is via Banfield Street or the bus interchange opposite Thomas Street at Chermside.  

 

Sky Dive Brisbane

Take the plunge and experience 60 seconds of freefall from 15,000 ft. Take in spectacular views and land on an exclusive area on the northern beaches of Brisbane. Click here to get 10% discount – and push your boundaries.   

Price:  Price for one dive is $228.60.  A saving of 10%.

Opening Hours:  Opening hours depend upon your appointed dive time.  Please check your confirmation email for further information.

Location:  39 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe.

 

Boggo Road Gaol Historical Tour

Boggo Road Gaol is a heritage-listed prison that operated for over a century – from 1883 to 1989.  The prison saw such infamous inmates as “Houdini of Boggo Road’, jail-breaker “Slim” Halliday and the Whiskey Au Go Go Nighclub fire-bombers.  42 prisoners were hanged on site, with the last execution happening in 1913.  Boggo Road Gaol is a “must-do” Brisbane experience!

Price:  2 person entry at the gate costs $55.00.  Click here to get 45% off at $30.00 for 2 people. 

Opening Hours:  Tours commence daily at 11:00am (excluding public holidays)

Location:  21 Boggo Road, Dutton Park.  There is a bus stop on Boggo Road and/or there is limited parking available onsite.

 

Spirits of the Red Sand

Spirits of the Red Sand is an interactive live experience that takes spectators back to the Aboriginal times.  Packed with song, dance and storytelling.  It includes a hearty char-grilled feast. 

Price:  Tickets are usually $120 per adult, $25 per child 5-9 and $65 per child 10-15.  Currently Groupn have a deal where on ticket is $89 or two tickets are $175.  That’s a saving up to 27%.  Click here to grab your tickets.

Opening Hours: All guest are to arrive between 6pm and 6.15pm for a 6.30pm show start time.  The experience lasts 2.5 hours.

Location:  205 Main Street, Beenleigh

 

Greater Brisbane Hot Air Balloon

Enjoy a boutique ballooning experience and let the beauty of the Greater Brisbane region reveal itself. 

Price:  A 1 hour magical hot air balloon flight usually costs $330, however Klook currently have tickets for $310 per person.  Other discounted packages on offer include breakfast and or return transfer.  Click here for your discounted tickets.

Opening Hours:  In the summer months meet the pilot at the launch site at 4:00am and in winter 6:00am 

Location:  Ipswich Country Motel, 250 S Station Road, Ipswich.  By private car: Take State Route 10 and Fairfield Rd to M7 in Rocklea. Continue on M7. Drive from National Highway 15 to Raceview. Take the Swanbank Rd exit from National Highway 15. Take S Station Rd to your destination

 

Dreamworld Tickets with Brisbane Transfers

If you have run out of things to do in Brisbane, why not get tickets to Australia’s most popular theme park on the Gold Coast.  Enjoy the “Big 9” thrill rides and the little kids are entertained with the tigers playing on Tiger Island, there is something fun for everyone.

The ticket price includes pickup from your hotel lobby at the designed time stated in your booking confirmation and a bus trip to Dreamworld.  You will also be dropped back to your hotel at the end of the day.  So easy!

Price:  A ticket for an adult usually costs $155 and $99 for a child.  Click here for discounted tickets from Klook:  $139.50 for an adult and $89.10 for a child.

Opening Hours:  Dreamworld takes about 60 minutes from Brisbane and opens at 10:00am daily.  It closes at 6.00pm and this is your return time to your hotel back in Brisbane.  Please note, these times are for Dreamworld only.  Your travel times from Brisbane will depend on your confirmation email upon booking.

Location:  Pickup and dropoff are from your hotel lobby.  Dreamworld is located about 60minutes from Brisbane, at Coomera.

 

Brisbane Accommodation

 

Restaurants & Cafes

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Gold Coast

  Gold Coast - Things to do on the Gold Coast with Kids

In addition to the below deals, I recommend you check Scoopon, Adrenaline and Experience Oz to save on various attractions and tours.   Click here to read our full guide on visiting the Gold Coast.  

 

Current Discounts: 

 

Dreamworld

Ride some of Australia’s most thrilling rides, as well as visit lands perfect for little ones such as ABC Wiggle World.  Dreamworld also has heaps of shows, Australian wildlife and White Water World.  

Price:  Prices at the gate are usually $109 for an adult and $99 for a child.  Click here to purchase your tickets at a discounted rate of $99 per adult and $89 per child.

Opening Hours:  Dreamworld is open from 10am to 5pm daily (closed Christmas Day and Anzac Day) and WhiteWater World is open daily from 11am to 4pm (closed Christmas Day and Anzac Day).

Location:  1 Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera.

 

Movie World, Wet’n’Wild and Sea World + Cruise

Warner Bros Movie World, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild over 3 consecutive days – PLUS – a Gold Coast sightseeing cruise departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise.  

Price:  $149.00 per person (a saving of up to $33) book your discounted tickets here.

Opening Hours:  Warner Bros Movie World and Sea World are open from 9.30am and Wet’n’Wild is open from 10am.  

Location:  All are located on the Gold Coast.  Check your booking confirmation for individual locations.

 

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a long-standing attraction of the Gold Coast.  Get up close with some of the best and cutest native Australian and exotic wildlife.  

Price**ADULTS AT KIDS PRICES.  Price at the gate for an adult is usuall $49.95.  Click here to get your discount ticket of adults at kids prices of $39.95. or click here to save on combined entry to the park and treetop challenge.

Opening Hours:  Open daily from 8am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day and Anzac Day)

Location:  28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin.  25 minutes from Surfers Paradise.

 

Topgolf Gold Coast

Topgolf Gold Coast is a 3 level entertainment venue that offers a delicious menu, great drinks and fund for the whole family.  Here you will hit micro-chipped golf balls into giant targets, scoring points when you hit them.  You can relax and enjoy a meal or drink on the Rooftop Terrace and listen to live music.  Perfect for the whole family.

Price:   There are many different pricing options, but basic prices for a weekday 1 hour session start at $50 per hour.  Weekends and public holidays attract further fees.  You can see those here.  If you are after discounted rates, click here for a 2-hour weekday bay hire for $79.00 or a weekend 2 hour bay hire for $119.00.  That’s up to 53% off the original price at the gates.

Opening Hours:  Open 7 days a week from 9am until late.  Closed on Christmas Day and Anzac Day.  

Location:  Topgolf Golf Coast is located on the corner of Roadshow Way and Entertainment Road, Oxenford.  Right next door to Warner Bros. Movie World.  There is stacks of free parking onsite.

 

SkyPoint 

SkyPoint is Australia’s highest external building climb – from the top enjoy 360 views of the Gold Coast.

PriceClick here to save up to $63 for a climb, jet boat ride and skydive.  

Opening Hours:  Climbs commence from 9:40am.

Location:  Q1, Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise.

 

Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant

Dracula’s is a highlight of the Gold Coast.  Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner and watch an entertaining and hilarious performance.

Price:  A ticket for a 3-course dinner with full show entertainment will set you back anywhere from $95 to $105 depending on your night of attendance.  Klook have some great discounted tickets from just $85 per person.   Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

Opening Hours:  Show commences at 7.30pm daily

Location:  1 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

 

Jet Boat Ride

55 minutes of thrilling jetboating.  360 degree spins! Golden beaches and sandbanks!  All the fun you can handle!

PriceClick here to save a few dollars with the Earlybird Specials!  Or click here to get a free lunch with every combined ticket for a Jet Boat Ride and entry to the SkyPoint Observation Deck.  Or click here to save up to $69 for a climb, jet boat ride and skydive. Or click here to save up to $13 per person for a combined jet boat ride and helicopter package.

Opening Hours:  Times differ depending on which option above you select from.

Location:  Flights depart from Mariners Cove, Sea World Drive, Main Beach

 

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

Expereince sky diving without jumping from a plane at this indoor skydiving venue.  

Price:  Usually prices are $125 for two flights during the week, however Expereince Oz currently have a deal from $72.00 for 2 flights.  Click here to purchase your discounted tickets.

Opening Hours:  Operating hours are from 11:00am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 8:30am to 7pm on Sundays/Public Holidays.

Location:   iFLY Gold Coast is located at 3084 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise.

 

Gold Coast Hinterland & Cruise Package

Spend a full day exploring the stunning Gold Coast Hinterland.  

Price:  book your tickets with Expereince Oz you will also receive a free cruise in the beautiful Gold Coast Waterways valued at $33 per person.  Click here to get your discounted tickets.  

Opening Hours:  The tour commences between 7.15am and 8.45am and returns at approximately 5pm.  Check booking confirmation for further details.

Location:  Inidividual hotel pickup and drop off.  Please provide details in booking process and confirmation.

 

Gold Coast Hot Air Balloon and Free Cruise

Enjoy a beauitful 30 minute baloom ride over the Gold Coast, followed by a champange breakfast.

Price:  book your tickets with Expereince Oz you will also receive a free cruise in the beautiful Gold Coast Waterways valued at $33 per person .  Click here to get your discounted tickets. 

Opening Hours:  Hot Air Balloon flight can depart anywhere from 3.45am to 5.30am depending on the season.  Return time is approximately 10.30am (depending on departure time)

Location:  You will be picked up from your hotel lobby.  Time is confirmed 48 hours prior to your scheduled booking day by the vendor.  

 

Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Train Transfers

Traveling from the Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast by train?  Why not get picked up at the station and transported to your hotel by chauffeured private vehicle.  When you arrive at the train station your driver will be waiting with your name on a sign/iPad to take you the rest of the way.

Price:  Tickets are usually $56 per adult or $130.00 per family, however if you book via Expereince Oz you will get tickets for $49.50 per adult and $110 per family.   Click here to book your discount tickets.  

Opening Hours:  vary depending on departure times.

Location:  From Brisbane Airport to your Gold Coast Hotel.  

 

EcoPark Fishing World & Farm

Have a wonderful day out with the family feeding birds and cute farmhouse animals, as well as entertain the kids (and Adults!) with entertainment, jumping castles, putt putt golf and much much more.

Price:  An All-Day Fishing and Wildlife encounter costs $270 for two people.  Click here to get an amazing 81% off for two people at $49.00.  Be quick though – limited time remaining!

Opening Hours:  Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm.

Location:  Corner Halls Road & Beaudesert – Beenleigh Road, Luscombe

 

iVenture Gold Coast Pass

With these passes you can visit 3, 5 or 7 of the Gold Coast’s best attractions at a discount.  Choose from over 35 available attractions such as whale watching cruise, hinterland day tours, jetboating, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, cruises, putt putt and more.  Klook are currently selling these passes at a discount. 

  • A 3 attraction pass is usually $145 per adult and $125 per child, however Klook have passes available for $137.75 per adult and $118.75 per child. 
  • A 5 attraction pass is usually $220 per adult and $175 per child, however Klook have passes available for $209 per adult and $166.25 per child.  
  • A 7 attraction pass is usually $305 per adult and $226 per child, however Klook have passes available for $289.75 per adult and $214.70 per child.  

Click here to buy the discounted passes

 

Aquaduck Safari City Tour and River Cruise

See the sights of the Gold Coast starting with a city tour departing Surfers Paradise then splashing into the water for a cruise past famous landmarks and gorgeous properaties. 

Price:  Tickets are usually $40 per adult and $30 per child, but Klook currently have discounted tickets with adults at kids prices of $27.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.

Opening Hours:  varying departure times depending on your booking.  

Location:  Aquaduck Safaris Gold Coast, 36 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise 

 

Natural Bridge Glow Worm Night Tour

Enjoy a guided walk at Springbrook National Park, a World Heritage listed site and see the tiny larvae as they light up the cave walls.  Tour prices are usually $130 per adult and $78 per child.

PriceClick here to get your discounted tickets from Experience Oz.  $89.00 if booking in December for adults and $50 if booking in December for kids.

Opening Hours:  Tours depart daily from 7pm and return approximately 10.30pm.

Location:   Pick up and drop off at major hotels on the Gold Coast.  Please arrange with the vendor.

 

Learn to Surf

Learn how to warm up, paddle and catch some waves – with a certificate upon completion.

Price:  Usually $65 for one person, click here to get 55% off at $29 per person.

Opening Hours:  various times available.  see confirmation email for further details.

Location:  205 Duringan Street, Pacific Parade, Currumbin 

 

Gold Coast Accommodation

 

Restaurants & Cafes

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Sunshine Coast

 

In addition to the below deals, I recommend you check Adrenaline and Experience Oz to save on various attractions and tours.   Click here to read our guides on visiting the Sunshine Coast.  

 

Current Discounts: 

Sea Life

Visit Queensland larges aquarium and see thousands of marine and freshwater animals.  Tickets at the gate are $40 per adult and child tickets are $38 or get your tickets from Expereince Oz where adults are $36 and children are $25.20.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

 

Caloundra Cruise

Enjoy a 90 minute smoothwater classic cruise of the Pumicestone Passage with its lovely waterways and beautiful beaches. Tickets are usually $24 per adult, $10 per child or $60 per family.  Groupon have a great deal where tickets are $15 per adult, $5 per child or $40 per family. Click here to book discounted your tickets.

 

Australia Zoo

If you want to also visit Sea Life – book a combined ticket and save.  Australia Zoo tickets are usually $59 per adult, $35 per child or family pass from $172, where as you can currently get a combined Australia Zoo and Sea Life ticket that lasts 14 days and save $9.10 per adult and $6.10 per child.  Click here to get these discounted tickets.  

 

Sky Diving Fraser Island

See the grogeous Fraser Island from a whole new perspective!  Skydives usually start at $319 per person – but you can save by booking through Expereince Oz where they start at just $239.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.      

 

Sky Diving Noosa

See the grogeous Noosa from a whole new perspective!  Skydives usually start at $319 per person – but you can save by booking through Expereince Oz where they start at just $239.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.      

 

Want to learn to surf?

Take in a beginner’s course in the art of surfing.  Learn to surf with highly qualified and experienced instructors who are also certified life guards.  Two hour lessons are usually $75 per adult and $65 per child, or save and book through Klook where it is just $65 per adult and $56 per child. Click here to book your discounted tickets.   

 

Sunshine Coast Accommodation

 

Far North Queensland: Cairns, Kuranda, Port Douglas & the Daintree

 

In addition to the below deals, I recommend you check Adrenaline and Experience Oz to save on various attractions and tours.   Click here to read our full guides on visiting the Far North Queensland.  

Current Discounts: 

Cairns Aquarium

Visit the Cairns Aquaruim an dsee over 15,000 aquatic animals in over 70 different habitats.  Tickets at the gate will cost you $42 per adult and $28 per child or save and book through Expereince Oz where tickets are $37.80 per adult and $25.20 per child, plus get a book of other coupons that can be used inside the aquarium.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

 

Reef Magic Cruise (Great Barrier Reef) with Cairns Aquarium

Book a Great Barrier Reef Cruise with Reef Magic through Expereinxe Oz and you will receive free entry into the Cairns Aquarium which is a saving of up to $42.00 per person.  Click here to get your discounted tickets.

 

Great Barrier Reef Full Day with Sunlover Cruises

Experience all the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef with this fantastic full day cruise for the whole family. Complete with a buffet style tropical lunch, many water activities including snorkelling, glassbottom boats and much more. The cruise has an onboard pool including waterslide and an underwater observatory for those who prefer to stay onboard. Save with groupon where tickets are $188 for adults down from $234 & Children are $112 down from $139. Click here to book your discounted tickets.

 

Down Under Cruise and Dive

If you’re considering crusing the Great Barrier Reef as well as taking a scenic helicopter flight over it, the book through Experience Oz and save up to $89 per person.  Usualy this costs $359 per adult and $289 per child, but with this deal its $288 per adult and $243 per child – which is a huge saving.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.

 

Grand Kuranda Experience

When in Cairns are most do is taking the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Sky Rail to see the attractions in the beauitful village of Kuranda.  With this package you get to go one way by train and the other way by cable car, and visit Kuranda’s best attractions including the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and the Rainforestation Nature Park as well as have a declious BBQ lunch. 

The usual cost of the Grand Kuranda Experience depends on where you are travelling from, however if you’re coming from Cairns tickets are $259 per adult, $130 per child and $648 for a family pass.  However book through Klook and tickets are $233.10 per adult, $117 per child or a family pass is $583.20.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

Another option slightly cheaper option is to skip most of the attractions at Rainforestation and just take the Army Duck Tour and visit Tropical Fruit Orchard in lieu of the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary.  The usual cost of this tour is $187 per adult, $94 per child and $468 for a family pass.  However book through Klook and tickets are $168.30 per adult, $84.60 per child or a family pass is $421.20.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

 

Rainforestation Nature Park

The Rainforestation Nature Park is one of the best attractions in Kuranda.  Here you can  see a range of Australian native animals, go deep into the jungle onbaoed the Army Duck as well as get a glimpse into Aboringal Culture as well as see the Pamagirri Aborginal Show.  This day trip includes transfers from Cairns or you can also choose to return to Cairns from Kuranda on board the Kuranda Scenic Rail or SkyRail.

Tickets with transfers are usually $93 per adult, $47 per child and $233 per family.  Book with Klook and save as tickets are $83.70 per adult, $42.30 per child and $209.70 for a family.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.  

 

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Visit the Tjapukai Aborginal Cultural Park and discover the orgins and history of Australia’s indignous people.  Here you will see a range of demonstrations including how to play a didgeridoo, hunting skills and how to throw a boomerang.  There are a range of ticket options available with standard entry being $62 per adult, $45 per child and $166 per family.  If you book your tickets with Klook, tickets are $55.80 per adult, $37.80 per child and $149.40 per family.    Click here to book your discounted tickets.

If you require transportation from your hotel – you can also save on transportation by booking through Klook.  Click here to book your discounted tickets with transportation.

 

Giant Jungle Swing and Bungy Jump

If bungy jumping is your thing – then you need this unlimited bungy jump and jungle swing pass.  Usually $359 per person, purchase through Expereince Oz for just $179.  Plus it include transfers and a $15 lunch voucher.  Click here to book your dsicounted tickets.

 

Cape Tribulation and Daintree Wildlife Tour

Spend a day exploring Daintree National Park with a trip to Wildlife Habitat, Cape Tribulation, Alexandra Lookout and more. Tours usually cost around $185 for an adult and $93 for a child, but book through Klook where tickets are $166.50 per adult and $83.70 per child.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.   

 

Skydive Cairns

Take the plunge and experience 60 seconds of freefall after jumping out of a plane from up to 15,000 ft.  Usually $274 per person, book with Klook and it;s only $236.00.  Click here to book your discounted tickets.   

 

Far North Queensland Accommodation

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