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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
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+61 7 5592 0040
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09:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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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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Great! but quick!

Ripleys was a lot of fun but mainly because I had fun company! It was fun reading a couple things and learning a little but more fun when we did the lazer thing! obviously... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ripleys was a lot of fun but mainly because I had fun company! It was fun reading a couple things and learning a little but more fun when we did the lazer thing! obviously probably better for younger people than myself but I still had fun because I still know how to act like a kid!

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have no idea how long we spent here- maybe an hour or 2 but who knows because you seriously lose yourself in their weird displays. Loved the fact that they had plenty of interactive displays as well.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Ripleys every couple of years as they bring in at least a handful of new display items. I haven't enjoyed it as much the last couple of times, there's a definite change in delivery ...but.... the boys (11 & 9) absolutely loved it and wanted to return every day.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good rainy day activity or to get out of the heat. We only went because of the bookme deal and stayed approx 1 hour.lots of reading on the exhibits which is good.we haven't been here for years and it was a bit of a nostalgic visit for us.The kids that were there seemed to enjoy it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know how my two very young children would go in here but they loved it so much! It was good for all of us, this was our second visit, the first time being before we had children! Love ripleys! Interesting displays and interactive displays and facts !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place location is good . Easy to spot and staff are friendly . It is scary .nice place. Close late.

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

I have been there several times so was keen to take the grand children. They enjoyed the interactive things much more than the standard displays.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to this place for years and thought I'd go and take my Aunty for the first time. We loved it, it was so much fun learning the different things. Would go again

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend time actually reading stuff don't just look at the stuff. You become so engrossed by all the stories and you just don't believe some of these things occurred. Super interesting, a bit of history and educational. Some of the things were creepy but it was cool. The beginning was probably the most interesting, I would definitely recommend reading the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always walked past on previous trips to the GC, this time my 10yr son & I popped in not expecting much. We stayed for over 1.5hrs and only left because it was close to closing time (10pm). Don't let the underwhelming shopfront and cheesy mannequin set up at the entrance fool you. Yes it is somewhat outdated, but the fascination... More 

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