10 Activities Under $30 on the Gold Coast

Looking for cheap budget things to do on the Gold Coast? We’ve listed the top budget things to do under $30 per person below:


Stunt Academy

Stunt Academy offers a variety of action packed experiences for people of all ages and abilities. Themes like Stunt School, Movie Stars, Gladiator Training, Spy School, Corporate Commandos, Ninja School, Stunt Academy Kids, Motorcycle Control School have all proven popular. Come to one of their scheduled Stunt Academy Experiences, or create your own experience at a time that suits you. Stunt Academy is based in Nerang, only 15 minutes from Surfers Paradise.
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Cost: Experiences from $25 per child & $30 per adult


Harbour Town

Harbour Town on the Gold Coast is Australia’s largest outlet shopping centre with over 220 stores comprising brand direct outlet and clearance stores offering a minimum of 30% off the original retail price on outlet stock, as well as specialty retailers, alfresco dining, entertainment and services. Did you know that Harbour Town Shopping Centre offer a FREE shuttle service exclusively for visitors to the Gold Coast. From Tuesday to Saturdays with pick ups from 9.15am and 10.30am and return transfers at 2pm and 5pm daily.
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Cost: Free!



Night Quarter is a night market located in Helensvale on the Gold Coast featuring food, fashion, music and markets. NightQuarter is the Gold Coast’s newest creative playground, featuring night markets, micro-restaurants, emerging fashion and a unique live music space. Featuring over 120 speciality food purveyors, designers, musicians and craftspeople featured within a shipping container city.
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Cost: Gold Coin Entry Fee


Air Factory

Australia’s Biggest and Best Trampoline is now open at Burleigh Waters. Air Factory Trampoline Park is FULLY air conditioned so even on those hot days the kids can jump in comfort.   Experience Australia’s biggest & best indoor trampoline park. 4700sqm of wall to wall action, with six amazing area’s there is something for everyone!
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Cost: Jump for up to 3 hours for just $16 


King Tutts Putt Putt

Looking for something that the whole family can enjoy? Then look no further than King Tutt’s Putt Putt, the ultimate mini golf experience located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and in Carrara Markets. Their fully themed courses will take you on an incredible journey. King Tutt’s Putt Putt is value money and great family entertainment.
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Adults: $15.00
Children (13 years and under): $10.00
Concession, Students, Seniors: $12.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Kids): $35.00
Play a second course $5 each
Play a third course $3 each *Only applicable to Surfers Paradise location


O’Reilly’s Skywalk

See the spectacular panorama in the higher canopies while crossing the 300-meter, steel-structured bridge and the breath-taking 40 meter long “Skywalk Cantilever” soaring 35 metres above the forest floor. The total walk takes about 50 minutes although a dedicated nature lover may take a whole lot longer.
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Adults (17 Years & over) $19.50
Children (6-16 Years) $9.50
Children 5 years and under are free.
Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) $44.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $49.00


Scooterhire Gold Coast

What a way to get around the Gold Coast! Scooterhire Gold Coast offer a range of options from Ezy Bikes by the hour, daily, weekly or even monthly.  Their Ezy bikes are suitable for all ages, no fuel required.  Their Ezy bikes do not even require a drivers license! Scooterhire Gold Coast even has a BiKart that accommodates you and your baby. Or why not hire a 50cc petrol Scooter/Moped.
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Cost: From $25 per hour


Dollar Rent

Rent a car for as long as you want. Cars from $1 per hour with Minimum 24hours Rent, or $168 per week Inclusive of excess reduction. If Renting Cars for more than a month, Gold Coast Airport Pickup and Return is available at no charge!
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Cost: $1 per hour



The Sling Shot

Take your seat this is no ordinary ride.  Your mind is racing your heart is beating like a drum and your throat is dry 3.. 2.. 1.. TTWWAANNGG  The Sling Shot holds 2 people at a time with a video camera attached to capture the riders expressions as they are ejected 80 meters up into the air.  THE SKY’S NO LIMIT !
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Cost: Ride $30p/p


Powered by 2 huge electric motors (the first of its kind) it rotates the giant 45m arm at speeds of more than 120km per hour.  Throwing the capsules into extreme spins putting 4gs of force upon its unwary passengers.
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Cost: Ride $20 p/p


Bungy Trampolines

Exceptional fun for the little ones.  As long as you are over 17kgs and under 55kgs we will pop you on, strap you up, and then it’s all up to you, bounce as high as you like and test your somersaulting skills here with us.
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Cost: $10 for 10min (price includes all ages)