Gold Coast theme parks and waterparks are nearby and accessible via the Theme Park Express. Some of the Gold Coasts best shopping is at your fingertips with the G:link Light Rail connecting you quickly to Broadbeach, Centro Surfers Paradise, Chevron Renaissance and Pacific fair.
Australia’s biggest theme park, Dreamworld is situated 25 km north of Sovereign Hotel. It boasts over 50 rides and attractions to suit everyone from toddlers to thrill seekers and beyond. Famous for having the highest, fastest and most impressive rides in the country, Dreamworld is home to the BIG 9 Thrill Rides including Tail Spin, where the controls are in your hands. Families will enjoy time with their little ones in the new ABC Kids World featuring Giggle and Hoot, The Wiggles, Play School and Bananas in Pyjamas. Plus there’s the DreamWorks Experience featuring lands including Madagascar Madness, Shrek’s Faire Faire Away and Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness. Filled to the brim with famous characters, adventure rides, live shows and entertaining attractions perfect for the whole family.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the perfect place for getting up close with amazing Australian wildlife, just a 35 minute drive south of Sovereign Hotel. You can cuddle a koala; feed a friendly kangaroo, experience the wild lorikeet feeding, free-flight bird show and Australiana sheep shearing. Witness Aboriginal presenters perform didgeridoo and dancers shows, test your physical ability on the Adventure Parc High Ropes Course, an exhilarating 80 challenge tree-tops ropes course, let the kids loose on Wild Island, the fun-filled outdoor adventure playground and see our wonderful vets in action within the Wildlife Hospital precinct.
Pacific Fair is centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast adjacent to Jupiter’s Hotel and Casino and the Broadbeach retail and accommodation precinct. Upon completion of the AUD670 million redevelopment in mid-2016, Pacific Fair will be one of Australia’s top five shopping centres, heralding a new vision in luxury and high-street fashion, unrivalled dining and bar experiences, a world-class indoor/outdoor leisure and entertainment precinct and more than 400 specialty stores framed by tropical landscapes and gently-flowing water. The centre currently boasts more than 250 specialty stores, two supermarkets, and a fresh food market, Big W and Target and the Gold Coast’s largest Myer.
Situated just south of Dreamworld, and a 20 minute drive from Sovereign Hotel, the Australian Outback Spectacular is a dazzling performance and dinner that all the family will love. Saddle up and join them on a captivating journey to the snow peaked mountains of the high country where enchanted whispers and legendary yarns come alive with the most inspiring stories of the Australian characters never told. With all new three course menu and drinks, stirring new musical score and all the comedy, action and drama you’ve come to expect, prepare yourself for the most breathtaking arena show ever produced under the Australian Outback Spectacular roof. Witness the bravery, beauty and courage of the greatest Australian stories never told… High Country Legends. Only at Australian Outback Spectacular.
Movie World is 20 minutes drive north from Sovereign Hotel and is a guaranteed action and entertainment packed day out for all the family. Become lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and super-heroes and experience the exhilaration of world-class adventure rides and movie attractions at Warner Bros. Movie World. Get ready for the most thrilling battle of your life on Justice League 3D – The Ride, grab your laser blasters and join the Justice League in a battle to save the world!. And, don’t miss the magical Star’s Parade where you can see all on your favourite characters on Movie World’s famous Main Street. Plus plenty of live action throughout the day with live shows and character experiences the whole family will love. Experience Hollywood on the Gold Coast in true star style at Warner Bros. Movie World!
Just 5 minute drive from Sovereign Hotel, Sea World has plenty to offer with ride and shows including the amazing new dolphin show. Celebrate the sun, surf and seas as you go on a journey above and below the waves for an unforgettable experience with one of the world’s most intriguing animals. Make friends with the magnificent marine life, from dolphins to seals, polar bears, penguins and more. Scale new heights at Castaway Bay and take on the awesome new Storm Coaster. Help Dora the Explorer and friends find each other in the delightful live show, Dora’s Best Friends Adventure, and be blown away by the action-packed Jet Stunt Extreme show.