Experience the fun at world’s best Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium. You’ll see authentic human shrunken heads, measure yourself against the tallest man, survive a walk through Australia’s only double spinning tunnels, discover rare artifacts in the Egyptian tomb, marvel at the world’s smallest car, be entertained by ‘Ripley’s Fab Four’, and that’s just the beginning! You’ll see and do the unbelievable, unusual, incredible, odd, bizarre and even the strange. It’s fun for everyone!
Approximately an hour but can be as much as two or three, it’s up to YOU!
Yes bring your Camera and Film your visit at no extra charge!
CAR PARKING OPTIONS:
Soul Boardwalk Car Park- (Entry off ‘The Esplanade’). Can stay all day. Covered. Pay on Exit. Min $5.00, Max $15.00 . FIRST HOUR FREE BETWEEN 5AM-4PM. AFTER 4PM $8.00 flat rate. 0 min walk.
Bruce Bishop Car Park – (Entry off ‘Beach Road’). Can stay all day. Pay on Exit. Covered. Approx $2.30 Every HOUR. 5 min walk.
Esplanade Street Parking- (on Beach side). Pay & Display. Uncovered. Approx. $2.70 per hour (Must top up every hour). 3-20 min walk.
BUS PARKING OPTIONS:
*Closet BUS ‘Drop off Zone’ is in front of McDonald’s on the Esplanade
Explanade: You can take up more than one car park on Esplanade – but must pay for each car park used (Approx. $2.70 per hour FOR EACH SPOT). Uncovered.
Bruce Bishop Car park (Off Beach Road) has 3 SPOTS for BUS PARKING (Bus transit Centre). It is FREE. However you must call 5581 7019 and book this more than one day in advance of your visit. Once booked, you simply park, go to office and get a permit. Then you display this permit in your bus window. You must let them know the type of vehicle and the registration number on Booking. Covered.
Yes it is. The Soul Boardwork Lift takes you up and down from ground Level with a minimum of fuss. Our staff will organize the lift access upon arrival.
Yes, we have a souvenir and gift shop right on the premises. You will exit the museum through our gift shop.
OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR
9am – LATE (FINISHING TIMES SEASONAL)
Off Peak – last admission 9pm, out by 10pm
Peak and Weekends – last admission 10pm, out by 11pm
*Please note duration is approximately 1-1.5 hours.
Yes, the attraction is intended for the whole family. There are plenty of games and interactives for them to see and play with. We even have a kids crawl! However, some of the galleries are very well themed and it is up to parent’s discretion.