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What's On at Paradise Resort

Daily Activities Available

Running out of ideas to entertain the kids? Looking for something different to do this school holidays? Paradise Resort has an extensive daily activity and entertainment program catering to young children right through to Mum and Dad! There is no need to leave the resort with Captain's Crew on board to ensure your holiday is jam packed full of fun for the whole family. 

Each day our Resort Entertainment Crew offer an extensive program of activities and entertainment for you to choose from including:

  • Aqua Hunt
  • Art & Crafts*
  • Balloon Artistry
  • Balloon Toss
  • Beach Ball Relay
  • Big Screen Wii Challenge
  • Circular Rhythm Cultural Show
  • Cocktail Tasting*
  • Cupcake Decorating*
  • Duck Races
  • Dunk Tank Fun
  • Dusty's Rock Climbing Wall*
  • Family Bingo
  • Footy Toss
  • Frisbee Challenge
  • Giant Connect 4
  • Hula Hoop Challenge
  • Jelly Eating Contest
  • Jump Rope Splash
  • Laser Tag*
  • Live Character Show
  • Live Poolside Music
  • Meet our Resort Mascots
  • Plaster Art*
  • Pool Noodle Races
  • Poolside Movies by Moonlight
  • Sand Art*
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Teddy Bear Workshops*
  • Trivia Nights

 *Charges may apply for some activities

 

View our EVENT CALENDAR for upcoming resort activities or visit our EXPLORE GOLD COAST PAGE to see what's on outside of the resort (not that you will want to leave).

 

 

New! at Paradise Resort

 

 The fun just keeps on coming! In case the current activities don't keep you run off your feet, we've introduced the following brand new activities! 

 
 

The Cliff Hanger

Introducing the Cliff Hanger! Climb the daring 9 metres high inflatable ladder to the top and slide down the almighty steep slide! Be aware, this is not for the faint hearted as once you climb up, the only way is down! 

Height and weight limits apply to the Cliff Hanger. Must be at a minimum height of 110cm and maximum 100kg.   

*Operates seasonally subject to weather conditions. 

 

Shark Dunk Tank

Nominate a friend or family member to sit on the plank above the tank filled with water and launch the ball at the target to make them fall! 

You can even watch them as they fall into the water with the underwater viewing window.

Take a look at the Dunk Tank in action and better yet, in slow motion!


 

 

Dusty's Adventure Pass

Only $75 - Valued at $120


Strap yourselves in for a wild Adventure! Experience some of our most popular attractions and enjoy incredible savings with Dusty's Adventure Pass.

For just $75 guests will receive:

  • 2 x Ice-Skating Tickets at Planet Chill 
  • 2 x Laser Tag sessions
  • 1 x Kids Club session 
  • 1 x BONUS ticket to use at your choice of attractions, including the 9 metre Rock-Climbing Wall or an extra session of Ice-Skating, Laser Tag or Kids Club.

Available for purchase at:
Splashes Mini-Mart, The Resort Shop, Planet Chill Ice-Skating Rink or Reception

**passes available for Paradise Resort guests only**

 


 
 

Captain and Friends Live Show

Wednesday & Saturdays at 2:30pm

Come out and join Captain, Cleo, Astro and Dusty on the main stage in our "Paradise Dance Party" show. Dance along with the crew and meet the characters after the show.

*Subject to weather conditions.

 

Cooking Show with Meg Hiller 

Tuesdays at 4:15pm

Set your inner masterchef free with our Cooking Show bought to you by Paradise Resorts own Sous Chef, Meg Hiller. Learn all the tips and tricks to whip up some tasty dishes!

*This is an 18+ activity

 
 

Teddy Bear Workshops 

Check the 'What's On' guide for days and times

Keep your crafty kids entertained with our Teddy Bear workshops. Create and customise your own bear from $30* including an adoption certificate, colourful heart insert and carry case..

 

 
 

Poolside Movies by Moonlight

Saturday Night's (Plus Wednesday nights in school holidays)

Resort guests - big and small - can sit outdoors in the Zone 4 Kids Waterpark area to watch family-friendly movies every Saturday night on the outdoor movie screen. Throughout the day activities are themed around the movie and may include face-painting, hat designs, coloring competitions and much more with a movie themed menu of hot dogs, popcorn and fairy floss also available to enhance the vibe.

*Subject to weather conditions. For the comfort of our patrons movie night may move inside in cold or wet weather.

 

Blind Beer Tasting

Sunday Afternoon's at 4:30pm

How well do you know your beers? Friday afternoons just became more fun with a chance to test your skills at our Blind Beer Tasting afternoon in Zone 4 Adults.

*This is an 18+ activity. Fee applies.

 

 

 

Fancy Dress Fridays

Every Friday at Paradise Resort sponsored by Streets

You never know who you might see, all sorts of characters have been spotted!  Bring along your costume and have your moment of fame in the Fancy Dress Parade at 2.30pm on the Main Stage!

Receive a FREE Streets Paddle Pop when you come in Fancy Dress!

 

 
 

Cheese and Wine Tasting

Wednesday Afternoon's at 4:30pm

Take some time out and enjoy an afternoon sampling a range of wine and cheese in Zone 4 Adults. 

*This is an 18+ activity. Fee applies.

 
 

Laser Tag at Paradise Resort

Everyday from 8am

All the more reason to visit Paradise Resort with Laser Tag available from 8am on selected days (daily sessions in school holidays) Battle it out in Underwater World and the Egyptain Room in Zone 4 Kids Club.Please see our activities screens on arrival for full details (this activity is for ages 3yrs and over)

 

 
 

Cocktail Tasting

Saturday Afternoon's at 430pm

Nothing says holiday quite as much as our favourite cocktail. Test your tastebuds and skills and see if you can pick your favourite.

*This is an 18+ activity. Fee applies.

 
 

Family Disco on Ice

Friday & Saturday Nights 6pm - 8pm

Grab your skates and join us for an evening of fun in Planet Chill at our "Family Disco on Ice" nights. Exclusive for in house guests 5years and over you can join in the fun with games such as ice-hockey, marco polo and there's even some cool prizes to be won. Tickets available from Planet Chill or click here.

  

 
 

Stringbling Hair Wraps

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

For many years, Rachel has been giving our guests of all ages a take home souvenir of brightly coloured & decorative hair wraps & designs. 

You can choose from French Plaits, Hair Wraps, Coloured Plaits & Corn Rows.  You can even be daring & choose from a range of air brush tattoos! 

Please see our Resort Shop on arrival for times.

 
 

Fire 4 Hire Tour

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm 

Paradise Resort and Fire 4 Hire have teamed up to offer our guests an exclusive experience.  The tour consists of a ride aboard a real fire truck, test your skills with a fire hose plus a fire hat for all children. (All enquiries & bookings need to be made via our Resort Shop.  Bookings essential.)

 
 

Jewellery Creations

Make your own personalised bracelets or necklaces!

Get creative with a wide range of sparkly, colourful beads and pendants. A great activity for kids of all ages.

 

 
 

Cleo's Cupcake Decorating

Cleo loves her cupcakes and we know you do too, come and join us to decorate your own cupcake! What colour icing will you choose? Will you decorate with marshmallows or maybe sprinkles? Either way this will be the yummiest part of your day!

 
 

Balloon Artistry Magic

A fun workshop where you can learn how to twist a balloon into a pretty flower, a sword or even a sausage dog.  This workshop allows everyone to let their creative clown out!

 
 

Facepainting for Kids

Be transformed into a character of your choice! Become Spiderman, Rainbow Princess, Honey Bee or a Pirate, AARRRR!!!!

 

 
 

Scorpio Duo

This duo have the ability to read their audience and deliver music that is the perfect fit and offer an entertaining addition to your stay at Paradise Resort.

With outstanding vocals and musicianship they are an act not to be missed.

 
 

Live Music with Mick Danby

Mick Danby's catchy individual style & upbeat coastal groove has become a popular act with our guests new and old. With over 12 years experience in the Brisbane - Gold Coast music scene, his music has been fine tuned to suit all audiences. Listening to Mick is the perfect way to wind down after a busy Gold Coast day.

 

 

 
 

Circular Rhythm Cultural Show

Circular Rhythm performances are contemporary one man shows featuring guitar, stomp box and didgeridoo, as well as other Indigenous instruments, including clap sticks and boomerangs.

Lucas is passionate about delivering cultural education and fun exciting entertainment for audiences of all ages; this is one night of entertainment the whole family will enjoy. 

 
 

Nickleby the Magician

Nickleby the Magician is one of Australia's leading child entertainers and will add that extra touch of magic for your holiday memories.

Nickleby offers a fast paced family show guaranteed to give you the WOW factor!