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Daniel Watkins

Owner / Founder

About Our Founder

Daniel Watkins is a 3 Time World Champion Wakeboarder who has dedicated his whole life to the watersports industry. From the age of 10 Daniel knew he wanted to be a professional waterskier and set his sights on Sea World California. In 1997 Daniel moved to America to pursue his dreams at the age of 21. After working at Sea World Daniel decided to pivot into the new upcoming sport of wakeboarding and the rest is history! 3 World Titles and many other amazing accomplishments within his sport such as X Games Silver Medalist, Aussie Pro Tour Champion and the list goes on. Daniel dream was to build a world class wakeboarding facility on the Gold Coast so he could share his passion for watersports with locals alike and thats exactly what he did.

When you walk in the doors of GC Wake Park you can rest assured that you are in exactly that right place. Backed by a lifetime of industry knowledge and passion for the sport, GC Wake Park sets itself apart from the rest.

About Our Park

GC Wake Park offers guests from all around the world the opportunity to learn to effortlessly glide across the top of the water in an affordable, safe and fun environment. Whether you’re into skiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding or just looking to have a good time on the lake and learn something new, you will find something for the whole family at Gold Coast Wake Park. On the edge of the beautiful lake is a fully licensed bar and restaurant open 7 days for breakfast and lunch.

2 Full Size Cable Systems

Both Cable Systems can take 8 riders at any one time. Falling off is all a part of the fun and this happens regularly so new riders are always loading up and taking off. There are ramps & rail features in the lake for intermediate riders. Cable 2 runs at a slower speed of 25km/hr*. *Running times of Cable 2 may vary depending on demand & season. Buy Tickets Here.

GC Wake Park & Aqua Park

Aqua Park

We’ve got inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows and swings, guaranteed to bring smiles to the whole family. Challenge your balance on the beams, check your strength on the monkey bars and blast high on our monster blast bags. Buy Tickets Here

Wakeview Café

Our café has a quality menu, great coffee and cold beer on tap. The viewing deck overlooking the GC Wake Park is the perfect spot to watch all the fun unfold on the water or just to catch up with friends when you are not even planning on hitting the water! Find out more here.

ProWake Pro Shop

The ProWake retail store is on site at GC Wake Park. Stocking a full range of wakeboards, waterskis and all the accessories that go along with these sports it’s one of the largest retail outlets in Australia. You can also shop online at