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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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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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US$ 17.77*
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Surfers Paradise Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium Entry Ticket
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Ripley's was certainly very interesting to visit. A lot of reading so not great for small children. Plenty of interesting thing's to discover and interactive sections also. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been here several times, recently in March and several years ago. When I was younger, the place was amazing - so exciting and interesting. Coming back about 10 years later - it's almost exactly the same. Bit disappointing, especially for the price. There's some new, interactive additions but not much new info. Definitely recommend for younger kids - one... More 

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

Quite expensive, took us under an hour to go through, kids were a wee bit bored, easy to find good location

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a modern world where everything is available on the internet the displays were not as `unbelievable` as we had expected. Geared more towards children and families we were a little under awed. 30 to 40 years ago when Ripley was alive this would have been a stunning exhibition but time has moved on a bit now.

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

Ripley's was certainly very interesting to visit. A lot of reading so not great for small children. Plenty of interesting thing's to discover and interactive sections also. The pricing of the tickets is the only down fall, but that's fairly normal for attractions in holiday areas. Give yourself a good hour or so to read and get a good look... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to Ripleys as something to do for perhaps an hour while it rained one day and wasn't even sure I wanted to go but once I got inside I was just fascinated by the whole place with it's interesting and rather strange stories and exhibits and when I finally left I realised I had spent over 3 hours... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a fun outing with the kids in the rain, but glad we didn't pay full price for it. (There are alot of online coupons to get discounts)

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a bit of fun - something that you would only do once and good if you like weird facts and that kind of thing I have been twice and the 2nd time was not as fun, it doesnt change much

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a lot of interesting artefacts involved. You will get an education and a laugh out of this experience.

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Thank Lauren B
Mermaid Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went there today and was pleasantly surprised. cost $50 for 2 adults after discount voucher. Very friendly and helpful staff. Lots of amazing facts and great displays. Plenty of interaction displays for the kids and adults who are kids at heart. The tallest man in the world one was a bit freaky. Do a crawl through the laser light room... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very great attraction, I can see things have changed since my last visit 18months ago so there was lots of new things to see. Interactive, informative and the kids loved it! 3yo was scared but only because he has an irrational fear of mannequins.

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