Top 10 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In And Near Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne is a cosmopolitan coastal city in Victoria, Australia. This city is renowned for many things such as its trendy and upscale bars, cafes, and restaurants overlooking Yarra River, and dynamic arts and culture scene. It’s also a city with a wide range of entertainment options for young and old alike. We’ll be taking a look at theme parks in Melbourne, such as Wonderland Junior, which is one of the main attractions in the Docklands district, Splashland for its massive water attractions, and Enchanted Adventure Garden that’s famous for its unique tree surfing courses. Check out our comprehensive list of theme parks and amusements parks in and near Melbourne, Australia, and plan your trip accordingly.

1. Luna Park Melbourne

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Posted by Luna Park Melbourne on Wednesday, 1 March 2017

There’s no better way to treat the kids when in Melbourne than to take them to Luna Park. Here, they can enjoy a wide variety of popular attractions such as the Arabian Merry, Carousel, and Silly Serpent. And if everyone’s seeking even more excitement, then consider the Power Surge with its crazy twists and turns at high elevations.

Luna Park Melbourne

Address: 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

Website: Luna Park Melbourne

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday: Closed, Thursday and Friday: 7 PM - 11 PM, Saturday: 11 AM - 11 PM, Sunday: 11 AM - 8 PM

Price: Ranges between 3.50 USD (5 AUD), for entry only

2. Inflatable World Maribyrnong

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Posted by Inflatable World Australia on Thursday, 10 January 2019

Inflatable World is a renowned Australian brand that specializes in inflatable indoor playgrounds, events, and parties. They’ve established a fun, safe, and social environment for the little ones and that can only be a good thing. The colorful and well-maintained playgrounds will provide kids with hours of fun, and there’s staff on-site to ensure that they play safe.

Inflatable World Maribyrnong

Address: 90 Gordon St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

Website: Inflatable World

Opening hours: School term hours - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM, Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM, and school holiday hours - Sunday to Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM, Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Price: 11 USD (16 AUD) Entry for 5-year-olds and over, 7 USD (10 AUD) Entry for 4-year-olds and under

3. Wonderland Junior

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Posted by Wonderland Junior on Tuesday, 1 January 2019

If you’d like to spend some time at the trendy Docklands district in Melbourne, then it’s worth your while to pop into Wonderland Junior if the kids are tagging along. They’ll have an opportunity to enjoy fun attractions such as the Circus Train, Dodgem Cars, and the Rockin’ Tug. Furthermore, there’s arts and crafts activities, live shows, and music events to keep them entertained for hours on end.

Wonderland Junior

Address: 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

Website: Wonderland Junior

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: Closed, Saturday and Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM

Price: 18 USD (25 AUD) for 10 ride tokens

4. Ragged Edge

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For those brave enough to tackle some of the roughest terrains outside of Melbourne, then the Ragged Edge will give them the adventure of their lives. Expect to ride custom-built 4x4 trucks with massive engines and tires to handle varied and extreme courses. Ragged edge offers clients a range of packages suited to their skills and level of courage.

Ragged Edge

Address: 210 Old Melbourne Rd, Lara VIC 3212, Australia

Website: Ragged Edge

Opening hours: Fridays to Mondays. Intro: 10 AM and 2 PM, Comp: 9 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM, Pro: 10:00 AM, 11:30 and 2:00 PM (3:30 PM on Fridays).

Price: 141 - 354 USD (199 - 499 AUD) for a 4X4 ride

5. Santa's Magical Kingdom

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Posted by Santa's Magical Kingdom on Thursday, 22 November 2018

Perhaps you’ll find yourself in Melbourne during the Christmas period. But it’s summer down there in December, and the Christmas holidays may seem very different from what you’re accustomed to. Don’t worry though, as Santa’s Magical Kingdom will bring back those white Christmas vibes. It features extravagantly decorated Christmas themed attractions and events such as Gingerbread Land, Rudolph’s Birthdays, and Santa’s Party House.

Santa's Magical Kingdom

Address: Gate 22 Station St, 3145 Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Website: Santa’s Magical Kingdom

Opening hours: Open daily in November and December. Session 1: 10 AM - 1 PM, Session 2: 2 PM - 5 PM, Session 3: 6 PM - 9 PM

Price: 100 USD (142.68 AUD) for a family ticket

6. Saltwater Coast Crocodile Park

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Posted by Welcome to Point Cook on Sunday, 18 October 2015

Enjoy Melbourne’s warm sunny days by spending time outdoors with the family. Fortunately, there are some excellent spots to do this such as the Saltwater Coast Crocodile Park, which is an estate and lifestyle center. Visitors are allowed to explore and use the beautiful and well-maintained park facilities and even enjoy a barbecue. Keep in mind that there are snakes on-site, and it’s important to follow a few ground rules for a safe experience.

Saltwater Coast Crocodile Park

Address: 260 Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

Website: Saltwater Coast Crocodile Park

Opening hours: 24 Hours every day

Price: Free parking and access to the park.

7. Splashland

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Posted by Splashland on Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Splashland offers its patrons, especially school kids on holiday, a bevy of inflatable water attractions. These include the Trippo, which is the world’s largest inflatable waterslide, Speed Racer with its emphasis on high-speed thrills, and the Mega Maze that’s a large labyrinth structure.

Splashland

Address: Gate 2, Station St, Caulfield East VIC 3145, Australia

Website: Splashland

Opening hours: Daily from 10 AM - 4 PM

Price: 6.45 - 62.80 USD (9 - 88 AUD) for entrance and access to the rides

8. Riverwalk Village Park

Posted by Riverwalk on Monday, 18 December 2017

Similarly to Saltwater Coast Crocodile Park, the Riverwalk Village Park provides visitors access to their park and barbecue facilities. Furthermore, there’s a water play area for the kids, gorgeous exhibition gardens, and a designated space for farmers markets and stalls. Be mindful that the grounds are often slippery due to the water attractions, so avoid running for your own safety.

Riverwalk Village Park

Address: Newmarket Rd, Werribee VIC 3030, Australia

Website: Riverwalk Village Park

Opening hours: Daily from 11 AM - 5 PM, and water play hours: 9 AM - 8 PM (October to March)

Price: Free

9. Enchanted Adventure Garden

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Posted by Enchanted Adventure Garden on Sunday, 3 February 2019

This award-winning theme park is renowned for being the home of tree surfing, which consists of courses made up of suspended bridges and zip-lines linked to trees and their associated platforms. Participants can try out a variety of challenges from the Tarzan swing through to wall climbing. And there’s a cafe conveniently located on-site that specializes in scrumptious snacks and meals.

Enchanted Adventure Garden

Address: 55 Purves Rd, Arthurs Seat VIC 3936, Australia

Website: Enchanted Adventure Garden

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM, weekends and school holidays: 9 AM - 6 PM

Price: 21 USD Adults, 14 USD Children (30 AUD Adults, 20 AUD Children) for general admission

10. Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park

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Posted by Airborn - Indoor Trampoline Park on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Kids love trampolines, and there’s no better way for them to enjoy trampolining than in a well-managed and safe environment. Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park features over 30 trampolines in their main court, a massive airbag for some crazy fun, an air-dunk section that combines basketball with trampolining, and designated party rooms for birthday parties and special events.

Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park

Address: 2/195 Somerton Rd, Roxburgh Park VIC 3064, Australia

Website: Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park

Opening hours: Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM, Monday: Closed, Tuesday to Thursday: 10 AM - 7 PM

Price: 10.50 USD (15 AUD) for the first hour, 7 USD (10 AUD) for the second hour

Endless fun under the sun

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Melbourne is a great destination since it has so much to offer travelers. There’s no shortage of excellent theme parks in and around this cosmopolitan city that will keep you and your family entertained for hours on end. Most of these are outdoor attractions, so be mindful of the hot temperatures and intense sunlight, and take the necessary precautions.

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