Rides at
the Show

The Gold Coast Show
30th Aug – 1st Sept 2024

Rides appearing for the biggest
sideshow alley ever.

New rides and games for 2024 Show coming soon

Rides start at $7, bigger rides from $10. To keep the best quality rides and amusements we are unable to offer ride bands.Each ride operator will have prices and discounts advertised at the ride ticket booth, all pay-as-you-go. Keep your eyes peeled for family discounts and happy hours.


Dads ride on participating rides for FREE with a ticket holder, which must be used at time of purchase. Offer valid 9am – 12pm Sunday 1st September 2024. Not available with any other offer or promotion.

Adult Rides
NEW RIDE – Super Nova
Cyber Party
Wave Swinger
Ferris Wheel
The Twister
Nitro Speedway
Sea Circus fun house
Ghost Train
Santa Fe Train ride
Ice Jet
Super Fun Slide
Las Vegas Dodgems
The Beast Super Machine
Crazy Cars
Mini pirate ship
Bungee Trampolines
The Hurricane
Jumbo Slide
Monster Truck ride
Bumper Boats
And many more…

(Rides are subject to change.)

Juniors Rides 
Kiddies Mini Jets
Kiddies Mini Cars
Kiddies Frontier Express Train
Kiddies Chair-O-Plane
Ring Toss
Catch a Monkey
Tooth Smash Game
Jumping CastleTeacup ride

Tug and swan merry go round
Vintage carousel
And many more…

(Rides are subject to change.)

Catch A Croc 
Catch a Duck
Laughing Clowns 
Bust a Balloon Game
Archery Game 
Laughing Clowns
Tin Can Alley
Shooting Gallery
Pluck a Duck 
And many more…
(Games are subject to change.)

Wave Swinger

The jewel of sideshow alley. This majestic ride is sure to impress the whole family, flying through the air with the greatest of ease.

Super Nova

Swing from side to side, then over the top. This awesome ride is fun for the whole family. Reaching heights of 65 feet above the ground and giving riders a weightless sensation as they swoop back to the ground. Who’s keen for this family favourite?

Cyber Party

You spin me right round baby, right round, like a record baby!
Spinning riders around on three different axis, all while listening to the latest tunes pumping out. Hold on tight; it’s dynamite!

The Giant Ferris

The best way to view the show from 30m in the air, this gentle giant is great for the whole family to enjoy. Panoramic views for miles around the great location.

The Twister

After a very successful Australian tour, this new age sensation is back to give all those adrenaline junkies a new lift on life. A twist on an old favourite.

Sideshow Games

All your favourite sideshow games will be back, including:

Catch a Croc, Bust a Balloon,
Tin Can Alley, Shooting Gallery, Laughing Clowns, Catch a Duck, and so many more!

The Beast Super Machine

Making a return to the Gold Coast direct from the Ekka, this 45m power machine is not for the faint hearted. Riders are strapped in and swung 45m high, can you handle Australias favourite super machine.

Ice Jet

Returning for another year of those looking for a fast ride, look no further this is Australias fastest ride. Riders get strapped into 1 of 20 carriages and spun around at speeds of up to 150km and hour. Be warned reverse is worse.

Bungee Trampolines

Jumps, Flips, Spins and more, there’s not much you can’t do on the bungee trampolines. How high can you fly, reach for the stars. And as the great Buzz Lightyear would say “To infinity and beyond!”

Swan and Tug Merry Go Round

Our smaller riders are not forgotten as they take this gentle ride around and around. Kids can a it in their favourite carriage and ride this one. 

Sea Circus

Step into a world of whimsy and surprises as you navigate through the Sea Circus fun house ride, where laughter and amazement await around every corner!

Auto Racer Spinning Car

Get those little thrill seekers ready for this fun and exciting ride for the little ones. Spinning and gliding up and down the half pipe for a fun family ride.

Dodgem Cars

Crash, bang, dodge your way around one of our few Dodgem car rides. Find the worst driver you know and get ready for some bumper action fun.


Get ready to defy gravity and spin into excitement on the Gravitron, a mind-bending carnival ride that leaves you exhilarated and wanting more!

Alien Abduction

Experience the ultimate thrill on the Alien Abduction carnival ride as you reach top speed and feel the exhilaration of weightlessness – a heart-pounding adventure that guarantees endless fun and excitement!

Cha Cha

Embark on an electrifying adventure aboard the Cha Cha! Prepare for a fast-paced spinning frenzy that will leave you breathless and grinning from ear to ear, making every moment an unforgettable whirlwind of fun and thrill!

Thunder Bolt