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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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USD 17.59*
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Surfers Paradise Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium Entry Ticket
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USD 91.41*
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Gold Coast and Brisbane Attraction Pass Including Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary...
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USD 138.27*
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Hard to walk past with out checking out the cool displays outside. Awesome displays from start to finish as well as interactive displays. Would visitbagain.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of interesting oddities, great family fun if you have a couple of hours to spare, don't rush too much lots of things to read.

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to walk past with out checking out the cool displays outside. Awesome displays from start to finish as well as interactive displays. Would visitbagain.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your kids are into anything weird/strange/unbelievable or any doco channel then you can't skip this one! A real pleasure even the 2 years in a row.

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Ulverstone, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting. Poor access for wheelchairs. Need to go in through another building and then walk right through all the displays to get to the beginning. Staff were very helpful but I would have thought the planning for the new venue would have included wheelchair access.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having read on here that someone else had spent 2 hours in this attraction, I was a little prepared as to how long we might be there. We went in on a Sunday afternoon (15 Jan) and it wasn't terribly busy, there was ample room to spend at each exhibit without anyone vying to see something over my shoulder! We... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Overpriced encylopedia rooms. Nothing overly interesting or new to see. Very disapointing. Lift your game and give people value for money.

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

I'm sorry you did not feel we were good value. Our attraction is among the most reasonably priced in Surfers, and additional discounts are available in the various visitor publications in the hotel lobbies, or online via our website. We have just installed some new interactives for all to play and 20 new optical illusions so now there is something... More 

Blue Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The staff were incredibly helpful when buying the tickets. All of the exhibits were super interesting and there was so much to see. I did wonder if a lot of the displays were replicas but still the facts were hard to believe... or not! As a solo visitor I found it had a lot of potential for family fun. So... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think I wil pay to go, but it's true that some people find it interesting, especially if there are kids around!

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Scarborough, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was worth the entry cost. We had a great time, was very informative and fun at the same time. Our youngest got a little scared but not too badly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting, interactive and fun place to explore 😊Perfect for all ages 👌🏻Loved the interactive displays, guaranteed laughs all the way through!

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