Ardent Leisure Group, formerly Macquarie Leisure Trust Group, is principally engaged in investing in the leisure and entertainment businesses.
It operates in six segments: Theme Parks, which comprises Dreamworld and WhiteWater World in Coomera, Queensland and the QDeck observation deck in Surfers Paradise, Queensland; Marinas, which comprises seven d’Albora Marina properties, located in New South Wales and Victoria; Bowling centers, which includes nine Main Event sites in Texas; Health clubs, which comprises 38 centers in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, and Other, which includes a fractional boat ownership business in Sydney, commission revenue received for Australian tour desk and management fees earned in managing the Adventure World theme park in Perth.
On April 12, 2010, it acquired seven health clubs in Western Australia. On May 7, 2010, it acquired Playtime. In December 2009, it acquired QDeck in Surfers Paradise.