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Gold Coast Extreme sports & adrenaline

Our most recommended Gold Coast Extreme sports & adrenaline

From Brisbane or Gold Coast: Moreton Island Full-Day Trip

1. From Brisbane or Gold Coast: Moreton Island Full-Day Trip

Enjoy a day on Moreton Island on this full-day trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Relax on the cruise on the way, enjoy a delicious lunch, then take part in fun outdoor activities like kayaking and sand tobogganing. Be picked up from a centrally-located meeting point in Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Sit back and relax on the air-conditioned drive to the boat's departure point. Board a spacious boat with an outdoor area and a covered seating area. Enjoy ocean views as you cruise across Moreton Bay. Discover a vibrant underwater world as you follow your guide on a snorkeling tour around shipwrecks. Have the chance to spot turtles, fish, and rays. Stop to savor a sandwich lunch on the beach before taking a guided tour in a glass-bottom kayak. View the underwater wonders of the Tangalooma Wrecks as you paddle over crystal-clear water. Explore the area on the island that is known as "The Desert." Ride in a rugged 4X4, and experience the exhilaration of sand tobogganing at speeds of over 40 miles per hour. Admire the Gheebulum Coonungai National Park that covers most of Moreton Island.

Gold Coast: Jet Boat Ride and Scenic Helicopter Tour

2. Gold Coast: Jet Boat Ride and Scenic Helicopter Tour

Make the most of your time on the Gold Coast and embark on an adrenaline-packed adventure. Start the trip with a 55-minute jet boat ride and feel the rush of adrenaline buzz through your body as you make a splash out on the water. Next, head to the Gold Coast’s Marina Mirage heliport where yet more thrill-seeking awaits! Hop in the helicopter and set off into the skies for a sightseeing cruise across the Gold Coast. From your unique birds-eye perspective, soak up panoramic views of the city and the coastline, as well as Royal Pines, the Star Casino, Q1, and Broad Beach. Then, navigate north along the foreshores of Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, SeaWorld, and South Stradbroke Island before returning to the heliport.

Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride

3. Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, excitement and incredible view then look no further than this exhilarating jet boat ride departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise. The 55-minute ride is great value for money and offers a novel way to check out the stunning Gold Coast from the beautiful local waterways. Don't just go to the same old tourist attractions, enjoy an exhilarating and unique experience instead. The luxurious 5-star jet boats are equipped with padded seats to ensure you are as comfortable as possible during your trip. Sit back and enjoy the thrill of Jet Boat Extreme's 650-horsepower twin jet-power turbo engines, which will take you to up to 80 kilometers per hour on the water.  All this with low-level engine noise and well-known safety features of diesel turbo engines. The experienced, hand-selected jet boat drivers ensure both fun and safety on this extreme playground.

Main Beach: Gold Coast Jet Boating Adventure

4. Main Beach: Gold Coast Jet Boating Adventure

Experience 360-degree spins, high-speed drifting, and other exciting maneuvers while exploring the waterways of the Gold Coast. With approved access to the exclusive National Marine Park, the service provides the opportunity to spot dolphins, wallabies, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Then you’ll experience more amazing sights as you pass Sovereign Island’s spectacular, multi-million dollar mansions. Enjoy the highest levels of safety, performance, and passenger comfort aboard first-class, purpose-built jet boats. The highly trained, professional skippers have your safety as their priority and all passengers wear life jackets on the tours. Services operate from the Adventure Terminal marina, where you’ll find secure storage, undercover/comfortable waiting areas, full-length rain wear, tea and coffee facilities, in-house photography, and free parking all available.

Gold Coast: Parasail Flight by Boat

5. Gold Coast: Parasail Flight by Boat

Take a boat trip out to sea, then soar 400 feet in the air on this unforgettable parasailing experience. Marvel at the crystal blue waters of the Broadwater below and savor the spectacular panoramic views. Start your parasailing adventure by meeting your crew at Main Beach's Marina Mirage. Listen to a short briefing before boarding a purpose-built boat. Cruise away from the bustling waterfront shopping precinct and head out to sea. Get ready for your turn to parasail. You will be securely harnessed and attached to the famous smiley parachute which will gradually carry you up into the sky. Feel the adrenaline as you rise to reach a maximum height of 400 feet. Take in the outstanding 360 degree vistas of the Gold Coast and surroundings on this experience to remember.

Gold Coast: Extreme Jet Boat Blast Ride

6. Gold Coast: Extreme Jet Boat Blast Ride

Hop on and hold on as you cruise across Southern Broadwater aboard a speedy jet boat that offers unforgettable fun for the whole family.   Depart from the Adventure Terminal at Main Beach and set off to experience fast and thrilling jet boat spins and slides through the Southern Broadwater and around Wavebreak Island.  Listen to onboard commentary by a knowledgeable skipper, showcasing the stunning waterways of the Gold Coast as you cruise on the unique, safe, and spacious 22- seater twin-engine jet boat.

Gold Coast: Australian Sunrise 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

7. Gold Coast: Australian Sunrise 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight

Experience the thrill and excitement of a hot air balloon flight on an early morning tour, floating above the coastal scenery of Australia’s Gold Coast. Float like a cloud, as you watch the sunrise climbing over the horizon. See reflections off the myriad canals and waterways, and view the surrounding forested mountains of the hinterland. During your flight you will feel no wind, because you have become the wind! This is the unique sensation of hot air ballooning. You will be transported on an aerial nature tour, via the world's oldest and most romantic form of flight. The pilot will navigate you above the coast, before gliding back to ground. Then, you will be presented with your personal flight certificate as a memento of your hot air balloon flight.

Gold Coast: Indoor Skydiving Experience

8. Gold Coast: Indoor Skydiving Experience

Discover how Indoor Skydiving is both an exhilarating experience and a highly addictive sport that is suitable for all ages - from 3 to 103 years old. It is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens, and realistic for skydivers. The state-of-the-art, fully-controlled, ultra-safe environment makes indoor skydiving accessible for people of any ability. After arriving at the indoor skydiving center, sign in at reception and be introduced to your instructor who will take you for a quick briefing and gear-up. That same instructor will then guide you into the airflow, and teach you how to fly your body, just like a skydiver would after jumping from a plane. Realize how there's no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. Simply lean into the wind inside a giant glass tunnel as a column of air lifts you up. Float effortlessly into the flight, guided by the qualified instructors. Then, fly your body just like a skydiver would after jumping out of a plane. Feel the incredible adrenaline rush with this 2-flight package, giving you twice the amount of free-fall time than a tandem skydive.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Entry & TreeTops Challenge

9. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Entry & TreeTops Challenge

Delight in a close encounter with Australia’s unique native wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, centrally located on the Gold Coast and just a 30-minute drive from Surfers Paradise. The Sanctuary is open from 8am to 5pm daily (except Anzac Day and Christmas Day). Located inside Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, the TreeTop Challenge will get your adrenaline pumping. Qualified supervisors are present throughout to guide adventurers and ensure their safety at all times. All you are required to bring are closed-in shoes and a daredevil attitude. Please not though, it is highly recommended to pre-book your session time by calling TreeTop Challenge once you have booked this ticket, and prior to your visit to the Sanctuary. On the day, session availability is limited and not guaranteed. Explore the 27-hectare sanctuary, home to over 1,400 Australian native animals. Meet koalas, echidnas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, emus, and dingoes. Hand-feed kangaroos, come face-to-face with Australia’s largest saltwater crocodile and see the free-flight bird show and Aboriginal performances. Learn about the sanctuary, and its animals at any of the 13 interactive keeper shows daily or ask one of the helpful volunteers positioned around the park. Plus, take in the beauty of this 5-hectare rainforest as you wind your way along elevated boardwalks, whilst discovering exotic wildlife. Uncover the secrets of the ancient supercontinent Gondwana and explore a forgotten world.

Tamborine Mountain: High Ropes Course

10. Tamborine Mountain: High Ropes Course

Want to get out of your comfort zone? Try challenging yourself at Australia’s largest treetop adventure park. Climb over shaking wooden bridges, swing into nets, slide through tunnels and jump on sky-high flying foxes. The obstacles are spread across 6 circuits, ranging from easy to extreme. You can work through each of them at your own pace – there are no group tours here so you’re up there on your own. Leap, grab, and pull through the Green level as you build confidence, working your way up to the Black course. The local partner operates with the highest grade safety equipment, using a state-of-the-art smart belay system. With this incredible high ropes course you’ll experience stunning rainforest, epic speeds, and massive heights, without any worry.

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What people are saying about Gold Coast

Had the best time with hubby and 17 year old son. I don’t think you could wipe the smile from our faces. We were absolutely drenched, don’t forget some dry undies lol And yes! We’d do it again

Extremely fun and all around good vibes. Frenchie was a delight to have as our guide and driver.

Nice staff and great experience doing snorkeling kayak and surfing in the desert! Recommend

Worth the money, thank you for the wonderful experience we had a great time

My husband and 2 sons went on this activity and they loved it.