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Gold Coast Ice Skating is a Perfect Way to Cool Down on a Hot Day

Strap those skates on and work on that twirl! We’ve found the BEST places for Gold Coast ice skating for your and your family!

A frozen adventure on the Gold Coast

If you are looking for an ice skating rink Gold Coast sytle, then this article is for you! Ice skating on the Gold Coast is a thing, trust us! It’s on our list of the best things to do with the kids on the Gold Coast!

Ice skating is the perfect way for kids (and adults) to burn off energy and have FUN! Many ice skating venues have provisions in place for littler or less-experienced skaters so this really is a family activity that most can enjoy!

What are the best ice skating Gold Coast venues?

Be it during school holidays, on the weekends or even a cheeky spin during a school day – here are the best places to get skating in the Gold Coast area!

Iceland Bundall ice skating

15 Strathaird Rd, Bundall

(07) 5539 9899

This is one of the places that have a ice rink Gold Coast.

Ice skating Bundall weekday sessions (and Saturdays) at Iceland are from 10.30am-12pm, 1pm-2.30pm and then again from 7.00pm-8.30pm (except for Thursday). Sunday sees the same sessions however the later one is from 4.00pm-5.30pm. These times are subject to change, so please call Iceland Bundall to confirm. 

Children under 12 will pay $17 per session, 13-17 year olds are $20 and 18+ will pay $25.

Bundall Iceland also offers party packages that are run every weekend of the year (even during the holidays) for low, competitive prices. These parties are $25 per child. 

Learn to skate and ice hockey sessions are also offered at Iceland Bundall. Learn to skate sessions are $25 per lesson and are offered Monday to Wednesday from 4.00pm-5.30pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9.30am-10.30am. 

Kids ice hockey is $20 per session and runs on a Tuesday night from 5.30pm-6.30pm. Adult ice hockey is $25 per session and runs on a Monday night from 6.00pm-7.00pm. Both of these include a stick, helmet, pucks and skate hire in the price.

Ice-Skating Surfers Paradise – Planet Chill

122 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise

(07) 5579 4482

Planet Chill is the home of great ice skating rink Gold Coast style! It’s located at Paradise Resort bang in the middle of Surfers Paradise. It’s open to the public as well as guests of the hotel.

Skaters aged 3 and up will all pay $20 per 1.5 hour session, with up to four sessions running throughout the day (varies during the week and school holidays). This price includes skate hire and use of skating aides and helmets. There’s a special ‘teen only’ skate session as well as an area for air hockey, foos ball and SNOW BOARDING!

Planet Chill also runs Cheap Tuesdays, where all skaters 6yrs+ get to skate for $15 (this excludes school holidays). 

Parties at Planet Chill start from $300 and include a 2hr party room hire and 1.5hr skating session. Food and Drinks can be purchased on site.

Helpful push penguins are in place to help little skaters. Sessions at Planet Chill fill up FAST so our tip is to phone ahead and pre-purchase to ensure you avoid disappointment.

Ice skating Gold Coast style!

There is no Ice World Gold Coast but there are two in Brisbane. Read about Ice World here.

Sooo…. what are you waiting for? Strap on those skates, flex those calf muscles and get ice skating with the whole family!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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