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Australia's most visited park: Sea World or Dreamworld?

by Frederic Anne

20/May/2014

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Newspoll asked a sample of 1203 adult Australians aged 18 to 64 which Australian attraction/park they have ever visited and the most visited park is …                                                                                                                                                                   
Sea World (56%) with over 8 million adults 18 to 64 who have ever visited the park located north of Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast vs 7.3 million for Dreamworld and 6.7 million for Warner Bros. Movie World.

Taronga zoo is the only attraction that reaches similar visitation numbers (6.8 million). Interestingly major animal parks and zoos are often the top destination when analysed by state (Taronga zoo is the most visited park in NSW, Melbourne Zoo in number one in Victoria. Australia Zoo, located on the sunshine Coast, is in 4th position in Queensland, the state with the largest park offer in Australia.

Wet’n’Wild Sydney opened to the public in December 2013 in Western Sydney, and it is already in the consideration set of 11% of adults overall. 20% of adults 18-64 living in NSW are planning a visit to Wet’n’Wild Sydney in the next 2 years (to be compared with the 14% intenders in NSW who are considering Jamberoo Action Park)

 

Click here to access the Australian attraction parks survey results

 

 

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