Dreamworld

How to get to Dreamworld

Australia's most popular theme parks, Dreamworld & WhiteWater World, are located in South East Queensland at the northern end of the Gold Coast, on the Pacific Hwy (M1) at Coomera, 17kms (20mins) north of Surfers Paradise and 48kms (40mins) south of Brisbane.
From Surfers Paradise, 20 mins
From Smith Street at Southport, access the Pacific Highway and then take the Coomera Exit that includes Dreamworld signage (Exit 54). Then simply follow the signs to Dreamworld through a few roundabouts.
From the Gold Coast Airport, 35 mins
Turn left onto the Gold Coast Highway, which becomes the Pacific Highway and then take the Coomera Exit that includes Dreamworld signage (Exit 54). Then simply follow the signs to Dreamworld through a few roundabouts.
From Brisbane Airport, 1 hour 10 mins
Starting at Airport Drive, turn left onto The Gateway Motorway. This continues onto the South East Freeway (M1). From the Freeway, after driving approximately 30 minutes, take the Coomera Exit that includes Dreamworld signage (Exit 54). Then simply follow the signs to Dreamworld through a few roundabouts.
From Brisbane City, 50 mins
Starting at Elizabeth Street, turn right on Edward Street, bear right onto Alice Street which continues onto the Captain Cook Bridge and over the South East Freeway, which becomes the Pacific Motorway. From the Motorway, after driving approximately 30 minutes, take the Coomera Exit that includes Dreamworld signage (Exit 54). Then simply follow the signs to Dreamworld through a few roundabouts.

Dreamworld is an official bus stop for services between Brisbane and the Gold Coast and is well serviced by Surfside Buslines and tour coach companies. Surfside has three theme park services all stopping at Dreamworld - routes 720, TX1, TX3.

For bus times and services, contact:

  • South East Queensland's public transport authority, TransLink, on 13 12 30 and pre-plan your journey before you leave.
  • Pick up a timetable onboard your accommodation house or from a Gold Coast visitor information centre.
  • You can also buy your Dreamworld entry ticket onboard Surfside Buslines.

Dreamworld is conveniently located near Coomera station, which is on the Gold Coast line between Brisbane and Robina. Surfside Buslines operate connecting bus services between Coomera station and Dreamworld (see bus services above).

  • Pick up a QR Citytrain timetable from any QR Citytrain station, call TransLink on 13 12 30
  • You can also buy your Dreamworld entry ticket from Coomera station.

Opening Hours

To maximise the happiness in each day, Dreamworld and WhiteWater World operate with Peak and Off-Peak ride and show schedules. Peak periods include weekends and Queensland School Holidays while Off-Peak operation takes place on weekdays and outside of Queensland School Holiday periods.

Dreamworld operating hours

7 days a week: 10am - 5pm *

Dreamworld is open every day of the year, except Christmas Day and Anzac Day. Hours may be extended during Summer and frequently in Autumn and Spring, and during Queensland School Holiday periods.

Whitewater world operating hours

Weekdays (Monday - Friday): 10am - 4pm *

Weekends (Saturday & Sunday): 10am - 5pm *

WhiteWater World is open every day of the year, except Christmas Day and Anzac Day. Hours may be extended during Summer and frequently in Autumn and Spring, and during Queensland School Holiday periods.

*The operation of some attractions may be affected by adverse weather conditions or maintenance activity. Operating hours subject to change without notice pending weather conditions.

Please check your showtimes guide upon arrival for hours of individual rides.