Dreamworld named best amusement park in the South Pacific by Trip Advisor

Dreamworld has been voted ‘best amusement park – South Pacific’ in the 2015 Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards.

With more than 75% of reviews rating Dreamworld as either ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’, the Gold Coast theme park outstripped other attractions across Australia and New Zealand to take out the top spot. Dreamworld’s sister park WhiteWater World also made it in to the top 10.

Run by the world’s largest travel site*, the Trip Advisor awards recognised 533 attractions in total, including the top 25 in the world.


The coveted annual awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers across the globe. According to Trip Advisor, award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for amusement parks, water parks, zoos, and aquariums worldwide, gathered over a 12 month period.

“Travellers who are in search of excitement or want to be close to nature should look no further,” said Scott Wegener, TripAdvisor spokesperson. “There is a wide variety of activities to appeal to all ages at these top-rated amusement and water parks, zoos and aquariums across the globe.”

Dreamworld also won the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015, confirming recognition by customers as one of the very best in the business.

Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson attributed the accolades to the park’s team of dedicated staff.

“We’re all about creating happy memories that last a lifetime at Dreamworld,” Mr Davidson said.

“This is award is testament to the passion, fun and attention to detail that all our staff inject into their day to ensure our guests’ experience is second to none.”

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Amusement Parks/ Water Parks in the South Pacific Amusement / Water Parks:
1. Dreamworld – Coomera, Australia
2. Bluewater Lagoon – Mackay, Australia
3. WetSide Water Education Park – Hervey Bay, Australia
4. Sea World – Main Beach, Australia
5. Aussie World – Caloundra, Australia
6. Splash Planet – Hastings, New Zealand
7. Rainbow’s End Theme Park – Manukai, New Zealand
8. Warner Bros. Movie World – Oxenford, Australia
9. Jamberoo Action Park – Jamberoo, Australia
10. Whitewater World – Coomera, Australia