Gold Coast in July – Attraction Reopening Dates and What You Can and Can’t Do

With the super-exciting news that QLD borders are expected to re-open July 10, (woohoo! at last!) here is a guide to the re-opening dates of many major attractions and activities. Plus, info on current safety restrictions and where to find updates.



Theme Park Reopening Dates

More info on park safety guidelines and procedures further below.

Other Major attraction reopening dates


Major activities and Things to Do


See our complete list of things to do but be sure to check that attractions own website/FB page for updates before traveling.


Hotel Offers

Staying COVID Safe

What can you do and what can’t you do on the Gold Coast currently? In this case, it’s best to follow the QLD Gov’s advisory with the state moving to Stage 3 restrictions.


QLD Stage 3 Current Restrictions (from July 10)

Subject to further planning and review, interstate travel will be permitted and a maximum of 100 people* will be permitted for:

  • gatherings in public spaces and homes
  • restaurants, cafés, pubs, registered and licensed clubs, RSL clubs, food courts and hotels
  • indoor cinemas
  • places of worship and religious ceremonies
  • museums, art galleries and historic sites
  • pools and community sports clubs
  • community sport
  • gyms, health clubs and yoga studios
  • outdoor amusement parks, zoos and arcades
  • concert venues, theatres, arenas, auditoriums and stadiums
  • weddings
  • funerals
  • saunas and bathhouses
  • open homes and auctions
  • casinos, gaming and gambling venues
  • nightclubs
  • beauty therapy, tanning, nail salons and spas, tattoo parlours and non-therapeutic massage parlours
  • libraries
  • hiking, camping and other recreational activities in national and state parks.

*More with COVID SAFE Plan approved by health authorities.

Get latest updates from QLD Gov- Roadmap to Easing Restrictions


Stay updated on local COVID Safe measures in QLD


COVID Safe Measures at Movie World, Sea World, Wet n Wild, Paradise Country, Australian Outback Spectacular, Top Golf

  • Initially reopening at 50% capacity (having a ticket does not guarantee entry)
  • Mandatory APP for booking rides etc. instead of queueing
  • Seating in theatres and outdoor stadiums will comply with physical distancing
  • Cleaning of rides before and after each use
  • All public areas to be sanitised
  • Three Queensland Health workers working with the parks to ensure best covid-safe practice
  • Covid-safe training for staff to identify any cleanliness or social distancing breaches
  • Markers to ensure social distancing while people queue for rides

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Main Photo: Tourism Queensland