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Thrill rides and Christmas fun after dark at Dreamworld
Dreamworld, one of the Gold Coast's favourite theme parks, is getting its Christmas sparkle on for one fabulous December night. This may be Screamworld but it's not the scary kind of adventure that the name might imply. Screamworld Family Christmas on Saturday 19 December will definitely appeal to thrillseekers but there'll be plenty of entertainment, rides and activities all the family can enjoy at a very happy, very special Christmas party.
The guests of honour will include Madagascar's Alex the lion and Gloria the hippo, along with the big green ogre himself, Shrek, with his pal, Gingy. Of course, Santa and his trusty elves will be along for the ride, too.
Image from Dreamworld website.
Rides will be an important part of all the fun as thrill-seeker guests can experience a selection of Dreamworld's world renowned Big 9 Thrill Rides, such as the sky-high swinging Claw, the soaring, spinning Tail Spin, the flipping, tumbling Wipeout, or the ever popular heart-stopping Giant Drop. Smaller children and the less adventurous can enjoy ABC KIDS WORLD, the DreamWorks Experience or family-friendly rides like the Thunder River Rapids. Please note that the event does not include the Log Ride, Vintage Cars, Corroboree, Tiger Island, Australian Wildlife, or the Dreamworld Train.
Apart from the rides Dreamworld will be awash with Christmas carols and dazzling Christmas lights, and Dreamworld's giant Christmas Tree will be lit up like, well, a Christmas tree. The kids can have photos taken with Santa or one of their very favourite Dreamworks characters.
Guest will also have access to FREE Flowrider sessions in Ocean Parade. This will be great summer board riding fun and yes, sessions will be FREE. 15 minute sessions will be shared with 7 other guests and there is a limit of one ride per person.
Selected food outlets will be open. Try Green Bean Cafe, Dough Bros Pizzeria, or the smartly renovated 50's inspired Ice Cream Parlour.
As a special Christmas treat, for a limited time you also have the opportunity to win 1 of 3 family passes to the special event through Dreamworld's Facebook page. You just have to 'like' the official Dreamworld Facebook page and upload your Santa photo tagged #DWChristmas. Full terms and conditions are available here. The competition closes on Thursday 17th December 2015 and winners will be announced on the Facebook page on Friday 18th December 2015.
Details Date: Saturday 19 December from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Tickets: Available online here. Prices: Adults $39.99, children $29.99, Groups of 4 or more $29.99, Family (2 adults and 2 children) $109.99 and Passholders $29.99.