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“Cheap and tacky”

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise
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Owner description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! is Surfers Paradise's most unusual and unbelievable attraction! Located in Soul Boardwalk, Cavill Mall, Ripley's offers 15 individually themed galleries of unbelievable artefacts and interactive exhibits where you will Experience the Fun around every corner. Your self-guided adventure is sure to astonish as you come face to face with remarkable relics and rare treasures from around the World. With almost 9,000 square feet to explore, you will discover 350 genuine artefacts, amazing stories of history and adventure, magic, mystery, incredible illusions, fun interactive games, life-size figurines of unusual characters who actually lived and unbelievable movies! Simply an amazing journey of on an hour or more - That's Wow Factor fun for everyone! New addition, Ripley's Impossible LaseRace™, is the only LaseRace™ in the Southern Hemisphere and tests the guile and agility of participants as they duck, shimmy, pivot, and crawl through a maze of bright green laser beams in an effort to achieve the best possible time. Touch a laser, and time is added onto your score. Enjoy four difficulty levels and play as long as you want! (Included in General Admission).
Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Cheap and tacky”
Reviewed 30 March 2012

This is a waste of time, young kids may be entertained but it's really full of fake exhibitions and nothing of interest. Don't waste your time or money.

Visited June 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“What a change!”
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Great atmosphere with excellent staff. Good interactive attractions.

Visited March 2012
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Auckland
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“kids loved it”
Reviewed 28 March 2012

My daughters loved this and we had a lot of fun too. Some freaky things and we found interesting.Some interactive parts which appeal to children and adults alike.

Visited March 2012
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Nerang, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“An amazing experience not to be missed”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

A great day was had by all. The kids were intrigued by the fascinating artifacts. Shrunken heads, neck rings and the tallest man just to name a few.

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good but not for little ones”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Took the 3 kids (10, 6 & 4)...the 10 year old loved it but the 6 & 4 year old lasted only until the torture room, where there's a wax figure of the grim reaper & some strange looking dudes in there. Suffice to say - it was a waste of $$ taking them.

On the other hand the adults liked it - good info, hands on etc & worth a look....just stay clear if your young ones are a bit spooked.

Search for vouchers online that give discount as there are many & a bit expensive if paying at the door.

Visited March 2012
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