122 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217, Gold Coast
Winner - Best Family Resort in Australia in 2020
... for the 10th year in a row!
as voted by readers of Holidays with Kids Magazine
Heaven for Kids...Paradise for Parents!
Where magical holiday moments create lifelong memories, Paradise Resort Gold Coast is Australia's only family resort with a waterpark, ice-rink and kids club all under one roof. An easy, short walk from the beach and heart of Surfers Paradise, this family friendly resort will ensure the kids' holiday will be one to remember. Recently re-opened after an $8 million facelift, the resort has a new lobby and reception area, new restaurants, kids' water park and games room with more exciting facilities to open in 2021.
Set on five acres close to the beach, Paradise Resort Gold Coast is renowned as Heaven for Kids and Paradise for Parents. The only resort that truly caters for babies and toddlers right through to 12 year olds, you can relax knowing the kids are having a ball in the Zone 4 Kids Club with its magical themed play spaces or let them burn off some energy in the giant Zone 4 Kids Water Park right in the centre of the resort. Pools, water parks and the spa are heated all year round.
A range of accommodation options to suit families of up to eight people are offered including affordable resort rooms, themed rooms and larger family rooms. Thoughtful little extras such as footstools in the bathroom, bed rails or portacots are available on request. Prams and highchairs can be hired.
Complete with the lagoon pool and spa, games room, restaurants and bars, plus a host of free daily activities, Paradise Resort Gold Coast is the perfect choice for your next family holiday.
Kids Club - Zone for Kids is available to children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Open daily, the Kids’ Club team of ‘Holiday Heroes’ provide an activities program to entertain and engage kids of every age with fully supervised sessions of up to four hours. Explore the galaxy in Astro’s Space Station with pedal-powered space buggies, search for buried treasure in Under Water World, trek the jungles of Asia in Dusty’s Safari Room or play in the colourful ball pit in the Magic Garden. There are pyjama parties, disco nights, arts and crafts, carnival activities and loads more adventures waiting to be had. Optional meals can be added when kids are booked in for their session. Charges apply to additional sessions and meals.
Z4K Water Park - Heated year round, the large water park is three stories high, complete with a myriad of slides, water cannons, and climbing frames designed to entertain and engage the whole family in aquatic fun. Topping it all off is a giant bucket that fills with 600 litres of water before emptying every few minutes in one enormous splash. Open daily from 9:00am to 4:00pm (5:30pm during the summer months).
Junior Water Park - The littlies have not been forgotten either, with their own smaller version including a slippery slide, water cannons, giant tipping water bucket and a paddling area with a gently sloping beach entry. Also heated year round and open daily from 9:00am to 4:00pm (5:30pm during the summer months).
Dunk Tank - Nominate a family member or friend to sit on the board above the tank filled with water and launch the ball at the target to make them fall! There's also an underwater viewing window.
Dusty's Jungle Gym - Located in the lobby, kids can start their holiday adventure from the moment they walk in the front door. Come face to face with a giraffe and the multi-level climbing frame complete with slides and mazes.
Adventure Playground (currently under construction) - The perfect place to burn off energy and let imaginations run wild. Packed full of climbing equipment, a suspension bridge, slides and more to keep the kids entertained for hours.
These "almost adults" deserve a vacation of their own. Check out the Teen Club where they can spend time with kids their own age (13 to 17). Hang out, meet new friends, enjoy some awesome activities like dance parties, games, outdoor movies and ice-skating. Here's a list of activities they'll enjoy throughout their stay: Planet Chill, Laser Tag, Dusty's Adventure Pass, Virtual Reality Experiences, Magic School, Water Tag Battle, Yoga Classes and more!.
Rediscover the art of relaxation in the exclusive Zone 4 Adults. Opening in early 2021, with a new swimming pool, lounge bar and areas to relax and unwind. Cocktail, wine and beer tasting, trivia nights and yoga classes are on offer for adults aged 18+.
The Resort Entertainment Crew (REC) are on board to ensure your holiday is jam packed full of fun for the whole family. For something the whole family can enjoy, check out poolside movies, family bingo, family trivia plus a range of live entertainment.
Planet Chill - Discover the coolest place in Paradise. "Planet Chill" is an all weather ice skating rink - perfect for family fun, year round. Catering to both big and small (3+) kids and fibreglass penguins are available to help beginners stay on their feet. Numbers for each session are limited, so pre-purchase is recommended.
Laser Tag - Challenge your friends or family to a game of Laser Tag in the epic new Battle for Underwater World. Conquer the infamous box jellyfish which has invaded and taken control of Underwater World in the Zone 4 Kids Club. There may be plenty of places to hide but keep an eye out for your opposition as no one is safe in this friendly game of modern warfare.
Dusty's Rock Climbing - This 9 metre climbing wall has three degrees of difficulty to suit novices through to experienced climbers. Captain's Crew are professionally trained in all aspects of safety and tuition, and can help all ages from 7 - 100 scale the heights of Dusty's Rock Climbing.
Poolside Cafe & Bar - whether it’s breakfast or brunch, lunch or dinner, is open daily from early morning until late evening with a delicious display to tempt all taste buds. Overlooking the water park, relax at a table on the terrace and watch the world go by or Grab and Go with quick and convenient options to savour back in your room or by the pool.
Jerry's Burger Bar - Home of the famous Hoagie Burger, Jerry's burgers are both juicy and delicious. A selection of savoury muffins, wraps, burgers, pancakes and cereals are available for breakfast. Savour your taste buds over slow cooked brisket with the signature Hoagie or try one of Jerry's Parmy, Fish or Chicken burgers. Kids meals are also available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Penguins Restaurant - family dining with a difference. Get ready to indulge in an atmosphere where the kids will be begging you to stay longer. Opening late 2020.
Deb's Pizza Shack - order from a wide selection of famous mouthwatering pizzas with everything from your traditional favourites of Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita to the Gourmet Range which includes Smoked Salmon, Tandoori Chicken or the Vegan Delight. Available to dine poolside or takeaway.
Splashes Mini-Mart - this brand new boutique and grocery store stocking a wide variety of clothing and essential holiday needs. Located on the ground floor, Splashes is well stocked with a selection of grocery items selling everything from nappies to bread, milk and cereal to snacks, beer, wine and souvenirs at reasonable prices. For the after-hours munchies, there are vending machines located throughout the resort stocked with snack food and drinks.
* Please note: the water parks are heated to 25ºC (pool to 27ºC) but can fluctuate depending on the outside temperature. Charges apply to some activities, workshops, live shows and entertainment.
122 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217, Gold Coast