Local pin monkeys have choices to spare when it comes to where to bowl on the Gold Coast. Whether you’re looking for some laidback bowling fun time with the family or you’re ready to jump into the big leagues with the pros, we guarantee you’ll find the spot for your best bowling Gold Coast experience.
Pop on your bowling shoes and scroll down for five of the best bowling spots on the Gold Coast in 2022.
Robina & Surfers Paradise
What could possibly be better than a game of bowling with friends on the Gold Coast? When you chuck great games, good food and sip-worthy drinks into the mix too. Zone Bowling at Robina and Surfers Paradise not only have all your Gold Coast bowling needs covered, but they’re right next to Timezone too, meaning you can follow up your rolling with some laser skirmish, bumper cars, video games and some tasty snacks at the café and bar areas. The music, lights and music videos over the bowling areas make it a club-tastic night out to remember, too. Where to bowl on the Gold Coast when you’re up for a full range of activities on the side? Zone Bowling’s the go.
Not your typical bowling alley, Strike Bowling is situated smack bang in the middle of the entertainment precinct on Cavill Avenue, and features ten bowling lanes, a 15-person karaoke room and two escape rooms. Then, add a killer cocktail bar and delicious food offerings courtesy of new pop-up Rando Sandos, plus giant AV projectors, pool tables and a weekend nightclub atmosphere, it’s easy to see why Strike Surfers Paradise is a firm favourite with the locals. For those who like rollin’ in style, be sure to check out the new upgrade experience High Rollers.
Bowling in a shopping centre? Why not? Knock over your domestics and leisure time in one fell swoop next time you’re at Westfield Coomera, and hit up The Park on the top level. Featuring modern tenpin bowling with eight full length lanes and large screen video entertainment, bowling on the northern Gold Coast has never looked so good. There’s even an 18-hole mini golf challenge right next to it if you’re still buzzing after your games. Kick back and enjoy a tasty wood-fired pizza and family-friendly menu as well as beer, wine and a cool cocktail list for mum and dad. Air hockey, games and pool tables round off the perfect amusement experience at The Park.
As its name suggests Go Bowling is a one-stop bowling zone. Open seven days a week, Go Bowling offers social, one-off tenpin bowling as well as team events and even family entertainment. Keep the kidlets happy with an array of gaming and amusement machines, and you can even host an awesome birthday party or group function among the lanes. Schools can also book the venue for a sports afternoon that every kid is sure to love. It’s Gold Coast bowling at its best.
Tenpin is the place to bowl on the Southern Gold Coast, with a fit-out of full size, 18 metre lanes that allow you to bowl like a pro. The pin setting machines feature free falling pins, meaning it’s a true no-strings-attached kind of deal. That’s what we call quality Gold Coast bowling at a great price. You can trust the kids to have some fun on their own with all lanes fully supervised, and social time is a must with the league competition catering for everyone from beginners to the serious pros. If you want some spectator action, head to one of Tenpin’s regular tournaments and events to cheer on the Queensland teams as they battle it out.
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