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Free Activities at Surfers Paradise Kids Week

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The dinosaurs are coming
29 September - 5 October 2018
Surfers Paradise locations

Surfers Paradise comes alive during the September school holidays with the beloved Kids Week. This festival features an amazing array of family-friendly activities and entertainment.

This year's theme focuses, on but is not limited to, dinosaurs. Below is a collection of the best free experiences (the full program can be downloaded here).

Jurassic Creatures in Paradise

3:00 and 5:00pm, Main Stage

Family members of all ages will enjoy getting up close and personal with dinosaurs. Throughout this educational show, park rangers will provide interesting dinosaur facts and interact with the audience.

Photograph opportunities with the dinosaur characters will be available following each show.

Virtual Reality Experience
From 1:00pm daily, Cavill Mall

Children aged 7 years and older will learn about dinosaurs through active participation. Virtual reality headpieces will allow users to experience close proximity to the dinosaurs.

Waiting time for this activity will vary.

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Courtesy of Surfers Paradise Kids Week website

Jurassic World Craft Village
11:00am-2:00pm daily, Centre Court, Paradise Centre

Children of all ages will paint their own dinosaur. Bookings not required.

Mascot Dance Party
5:40-6:00pm daily, Cavill Mall

Families will dance with the Surfers Paradise mascots outside of Mövenpick Ice Cream.

Surf Life Saving Clinics and Beach Sports
1:00-6:00pm daily, Surfers Paradise Beach

Children will meet surf lifesavers, participate in beach games and learn about surf safety.

Organisations Gecko Sports and Fitletica will provide opportunities to enjoy agility circuits and outdoor fitness programs.

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Courtesy of Surfers Paradise Kids Week website

Mermaid and Dragon Hair Styles
1:00 – 6:00pm daily, Beachside zone

Children will by styled with glitter and colours by Amey Hair and Make Up Artist.

Products will be available for sale to re-create the look at home, face painting available for a surcharge.
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Why? To enjoy family-friendly experiences on the Gold Coast
When: From 1:00pm daily
Where: Surfers Paradise Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Q 4217
Cost: Free
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