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Hot music, rides & fireworks for sizzling, summer nights
Every Friday in January WhiteWater World, Australia's premier water theme park, will swing to the rhythms of top class entertainment as well as splash with the excitement of all your favourite water rides and slides. So, what's different about that?, you ask. Well, you won't have to swelter through the heat of the day for your watery thrills and spills. This is Night WhiteWater World, a nocturnal aquatic playground.
For four Friday nights only this summer WhiteWater World will be the place to chill. You'll be entertained by some of Australia's hottest bands, as well as DJ Beats and a fireworks display. Depending on the night you choose you can see the boys from Coffs Harbour, Nine Sons of Dan, or former Australian Idol winner, Stan Walker. Also along for the ride will be Sydney band, New Empire or Melbourne's Strange Talk.
Stan Walker, headlining Night WhiteWater World on Friday 11 January 2013. Image from Stan Walker Facebook page.
And then of course there are the rides. WhiteWater World is renowned for excitement generators like the Temple of Huey, a criss-crossing, twisting inner tube ride that is entwined with the tracks of Dreamworld's Cyclone rollercoaster, or the BRO (Blue Ringed Octopus), where you can reach 50 kilometres an hour on one of its tentacle-like tracks. Not heart-pounding enough for you? How about The RIP, a four person tube ride through pitch black, a corkscrew and a plunge pool, or the Super Tubes Hydro Coaster, an aqua rollercoaster where you're blasted from a tower in a special rocket raft.
The RIP. Image from Dreamworld website.
Where: WhiteWater World, Pacific Highway, Coomera. Take Exit 54 from the M1 Motorway. Only 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise or 40 minutes from Brisbane.
Entertainment: Friday 4 January - Nine Sons of Dan
Friday 11 January - Stan Walker Friday 18 January - New Empire Friday 25 January - Strange Talk
Times: From 6.30pm to 10pm.
Cost: $25 per person, or $20 per person for groups of 4 or more when booked online. Holders of Unlimited World Passes for Dreamworld and WhiteWater World can get in for only $15, but you must present your pass on the night.