Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise

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#1 of 11 in Museums in Gold Coast
For a weird and wonderful experience in Surfers Paradise, head to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. In this self-described "Odditorium," guide yourself through 15 galleries of unusual exhibits. Check out the World's Smallest Car and a piece of rock from Mars. Walk through Australia's only double-spinning tunnels and see rare artifacts in the Egyptian Tomb. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise by using our Surfers Paradise trip planner .
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise Reviews
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  • At first, my little one is too scared to go in because outside statues are scary. Nothing really change since 2011. If you haven't been you must visit to experience. Some interesting things that you w...  more »
  • 3 of my children were highly fascinated, 2 found it pretty average. As a family of surfers, when it storms its the perfect time to hit up placed like Ripley's. I would definitely recommend to anyone w...  more »
  • Yep, worth every cent. It looks like a store front and very small interior but it is a cavern downstairs. You need 2 hours...seeing and reading great stories of the weird & wonderful. Yes, good exhibi...  more »
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  • My boyfriend and I (we're 25) really enjoyed it, it was a really interesting way to spend some time. The place would benefit from a bathroom and maybe a snack stop half way through or something, we ended up rushing through the last few sections because we were hungry and needed to use the bathroom. Other than that, I'd recommend visiting!
  • Good fun. Great for kids. Get the app before you arrive.
  • If you enjoy learning about crazy anomalies and strange facts I'd recommend visiting Ripley's! All the artifacts have a display describing them and giving the history. There are also great interactive displays and games. Definitely enjoyed :)
  • Went to this place a couple of years ago was awesome. It was fun for all ages. Im giving 4 stars because this place needs to be bigger
  • Friendly Staff, lots of things to see. Amazing collection of weird stuff from around the world. Money well spent. Highly recommended for tourists

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