Embark on a journey to the heartland of Australia and discover the harsh reality of living on the land and the importance of resilience and triumph. Experience immersive project mapping under the iconic red roof, while enjoying a three-course dinner and drinks.
Australian Outback Spectacular's Heartland plunges guests into the outback with a compilation of dust and beauty, drought and rain, in a transformative arena that appears to spin, turn and shatter. Enjoy a true Australian story with characters, Reg and Marg, that delves into the reality of living on the land.
Where is Australian Outback Spectacular?
Australian Outback Spectacular is located just off the Pacific Motorway at Oxenford in the Gold Coast, Queensland 4210.
How to get to Australian Outback Spectacular from Sydney
By Car: The shortest drive from Sydney is about 860km. We’d recommend making the most of the journey by stopping overnight along the way at an NRMA Holiday Park. You can also plan your route using the my nrma app to get cheap fuel and food along the way.
By plane: Gold Coast Airport is a 1 hour and 20 minute flight from Sydney’s Kingsford Smith. From there, the theme park is 40km north – you could rent a car at the airport or take three connections by public transport (under 2 hours).
Brisbane Airport is a 1 hour 30 minute flight from Sydney. From there, the theme park is a 70km drive south or two connections on public transport (about 2 hours). For timetables, or more information or to plan your journey visit TransLink or call on 13 12 30.
If you’ve arrived in the Gold Coast by plane and you don’t like the idea of using public transport or taxis, consider picking up a rental car from the airport. NRMA Members can get 15% off the best day rate with Thrifty, plus a free upgrade and no additional driver fee. Thrifty’s office at Gold Coast Airport is at the Coolangatta terminal. You should book in advance to get the best rates.
Australian Outback Spectacular is closed Christmas Day, 25th December.
Doors to the venue open approximately one-hour prior to show time, with pre-show entertainment commencing at the same time the arena doors open, which is 30 minutes prior to show time.
The show duration is approximately one-hour and 50 minutes, including a three-course meal.