Just a stone’s throw from the vibrant Cavill Avenue, and in close proximity to the beach and restaurants, Paradise Resort is ideally positioned for a family holiday in Surfers Paradise. In fact, the Broadwater where Sea World is located is merely a 5-minute drive away, with the Gold Coast’s other popular theme parks including Movie World, Dreamworld, White Water World and Wet ‘n’ Wild just a short drive up the highway.

Resort Overview

As soon as you step into the Paradise Resort, you will be greeted by a magnificent indoor jungle gym that soars to the ceiling, setting the stage for a remarkable family-oriented resort that is a top choice for families seeking an unforgettable holiday experience. The resort is aptly named “Heaven for Kids and Paradise for Parents,” and boasts a wide range of facilities that are sure to make your Gold Coast holiday truly unforgettable. Spread over five acres of meticulously landscaped property, the resort is dedicated to providing families with endless fun and adventure, featuring themed suites, tropical lagoon playgrounds, sandy jungle gyms, well-equipped kids clubs and a variety of dining options.


At Paradise Resort, families can take a dip in the crystal-clear lagoon pool located close to the junior water park. It offers a shallow end of 0.7m and a deep end of 1.7m, making it ideal for swimmers of all ages and sizes. Kids can practice their swimming skills, play pool games or simply float and relax in this refreshing.


For a relaxing soak, guests can unwind in the heated spa, which has depths ranging from 0.5m to 1m. The pool area is beautifully lit with colorful lights, making it a popular spot to enjoy after dark. Families can also have fun with added features like two trampolines and a dunk tank. Both the pool and spa are heated to a comfortable 27 degrees Celsius.

Water Park

The Resort boasts an impressive water park that includes two extensive water playgrounds, a lagoon pool, and a heated spa. The waterpark consists of a three-story wonderland, complete with slides, climbing frames, water cannons, and a massive bucket that fills with 600 liters of water before cascading down on the delighted guests amidst hrieks of laughter below. In addition, there’s a slide, wading pool and more water cannons.


Paradise Resort provides a selection of exciting themed room suites designed to suit families of various sizes. The Resort Room and Superior Resort Room are perfect for 2 adults and 2 children, while the bunkhouse suites boast a queen or king bed and a separate section with brightly painted bunk beds that kids adore. These suites come with TVs and gaming consoles to keep the young ones entertained. Meanwhile, larger families can opt for the Family rooms or interconnecting rooms, which can accommodate up to 4 adults and 4 children, all while maintaining the resort’s playful gecko theme.

Kids Club

Paradise Resort’s Kids Club is a highly sought-after children’s program on the Gold Coast, with some even claiming it surpasses the experience at Dreamworld and Seaworld. The club boasts nine themed rooms catering to different age groups, each with engaging programs, games, and activities that are frequently refreshed. The childcare staff are skilled and adaptable, and families can request personalized care for children with special needs and specify dietary requirements.

Teens Club

The new Teen Club at Paradise Resort provides teenagers with their own exclusive area where they can engage in supervised activities such as dance parties, outdoor movies, ice skating, and games, all organized by specialized teen activity experts. The resort also has a dedicated adult zone, which will have a new section opening in 2021. This area will feature a pool, a lounge bar, and a relaxation area. In addition, parents can indulge in in-room massage packages.


In addition to the Kids Club, families can engage in various activities, including cupcake decoration, aqua hunts, duck racing, pool noodle races, and t-shirt designing. The resort also features a regular gecko-themed show, showcasing a 15-minute dance performance by Captain, Astro, Cleo, and Dusty, sure to delight children. Laser tag sessions take place in the Zone 4 Kids Club every morning during school holidays, and guests can also try Dusty’s Rock Climbing, a 9-meter wall where the resort’s entertainment crew can assist climbers aged 7 and above.

The water park is undoubtedly a highlight of the Paradise Resort, but the resort also boasts an range of other fun activities for the family, including the Planet Chill ice rink, adult spa, lobby jungle gym, outdoor playground, BBQ area, fire truck tours, magic shows, and much more.

Indoor Skating Rink

If you’re looking for a more laid-back activity, head over to Planet Chill, the resort’s indoor ice skating rink. The rink hosts two-hour sessions three times a day, and it’s equipped with penguin stabilizers to help young children skate around. For teenagers, there’s a chill zone where they can hang out and play air hockey, snowboarding, and foosball. And if you’re lucky, you might even catch a coordinated snowball fight using shaved ice from the rink.


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