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Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

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Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

Hi all. I am heading to Brisbane this year with my daughter who will be nearly 8. We are only there for a short trip so thought we would take a day trip to the Gold Coast but will probably only have time for one theme park. I'm not much a water theme park person and we have been to Sea World. She is about a 1.0-1.2 metres tall (I know there are height restrictions on some rides) and she does love rides. We have been to Sea World so the question is Dream World or Movie World?

Edited: 26 June 2014, 03:01
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1. Re: Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

Definitely Dreamworld in my view. Much better variety of rides and shows. Kids included.

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2. Re: Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

Agreed - Dreamworld would be my pick as well. :) What you can do though is check out the theme park maps available on both websites of the two theme parks, and see which one interests you. They also provide ride restriction details on their site, so if you see any rides of interest, you can double-check there too.

Actually, definitely take a look at the individual ride pages because I know quite a few rides at Dreamworld require a minimum of 120cm.

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3. Re: Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

Dreamworld with out a doubt. Whilst the wee one may not be allowed on some rides there are still plenty to keep her occupied all day. The littlies and no so littlies have there own area

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4. Re: Best Gold Coast Theme Park for a 7/8 Year Old

I asked my seven and a half year old grandson today and he said Dreamworld . He is over 1.2 metres tall. As a local who has had a three parks yearly pass for the last three years he is very happy to now being sufficiently tall to enjoy the Dreamworld rides.

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