■ AUSTRALIAN SHOOTING ACADEMY. For a real thrill and novel activity visit the Australian Shooting Academy to experience the power of firing a real gun with real bullets. Perfect your aim and learn to shoot in a super-safe, fully supervised environment. With six separate ranges and 27 shooting lanes, they are also Australia’s only indoor clay target range. No experience is required as an expert range officer will guide you through the process adhering to the most stringent of safety procedures.
Level 1, Paradise Centre, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise. Daily 10am–10pm. 5527 5100. australianshootingacademy.com.au
■ THE CANYON FLYER. The Canyon Flyer is the most extreme adventure attraction on the Gold Coast and is one of Australia’s largest guided zipline canopy tours of up to 10 adventurers with two awesome guides. While not for the faint hearted, be sure to try the Zipline Tour, consisting of seven huge ziplines that cross Cedar Creek Canyon multiple times before dropping into the canyon and flying just above the tree top canopy below.
Mount Tamborine Treetop Challenge, Thunderbird Park, Cedar Creek Falls Road, North Tamborine. 1300 881 446. treetopchallenge.com.au/canyonflyer.aspx
■ IFLY GOLD COAST. IFLY Indoor Skydiving is a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human body flight. IFLY flies people from ages three to 103, with no experience necessary and all training included. Make your dreams of flight a reality and try Indoor Skydiving—an activity that the whole family can enjoy!
3084 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise. 1300 366 364. ifly.com.au