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  •  Activities
  •  Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
  •  SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Entry Ticket with Seal Swim

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Entry Ticket with Seal Swim

  • Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
  • English
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Swim session with the seals at Seal Island
  • 2. Meet one of the beautiful resident seals one-on-one, have a pat and have your photo taken (photograph included in the cost)
  • 3. Meet the passionate seal team in the Seals Fish Kitchen and learn about how they care for their seals
  • 4. All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Swim session with the seals at Seal Island
  • 2. Meet one of the beautiful resident seals one-on-one, have a pat and have your photo taken (photograph included in the cost)
  • 3. Meet the passionate seal team in the Seals Fish Kitchen and learn about how they care for their seals
  • 4. All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Depature point 【Covid Operating Hours】
● Please note: the attraction will close on every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9th June 2020 onwards until further notice.

● In the Queensland winter school holidays, the attraction will be open 7 days a week from 09:00 - 17:00 (Last Entry at 16:00)
How to get there ● By Foot
Just a 2 minute walk from the beach at the southern end of the Mooloolaba Esplanade.

● By Car
If you are coming from Brisbane follow the Bruce Highway north and exit after the Ettamogah Pub, then simply follow the signs to Mooloolaba.

If you are coming from Gympie follow the Bruce Highway south and exit at the Maroochydore exit. Follow the signs onto the Sunshine Motorway. Exit at the Mooloolaba exit and follow the brown signs to UnderWater World.

There is plenty of parking surrounding SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

● By Bus
Sunbus operates a regular bus service from Noosa to Caloundra. For more information on timetables contact Sunbus on 13 12 30 or visit their website at

● By Train
Queensland Rail Citytrain offers a 7 day service (with connecting bus service) which operates between the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast stations at Landsborough and Nambour.

Please check the Transport QLD timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Daily* 09:00 - 15:00 Last Entry: 14:00
ANZAC Day (25 April) Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Seal Swim (Tuesday - Saturday) 13:00
Other info ● General
Please check with The Service Provider for up to date opening hours when closer to travel date to plan your visit

● Seal Swim
i. There are only limited spaces available daily so bookings are essential

ii. Seal Swims are not offered on Sundays and Mondays

iii. Participants must be at least 13 years of age to take part in this experience. Proof of age may be required

iv. During the swim no jewellery can be worn. If any jewellery or piercings can not be removed you may not enter the water with the animals

v. This experience cannot be undertaken whilst pregnant

vi. If you have a sea food allergy of any kind you are unable to participate in the experience

2 Overview

No trip to the Sunshine Coast is complete without visiting SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Previously called Underwater World, our aquarium is a multi-award winning, all weather visitor attraction. Take a fascinating journey from the coast to the ocean depths and get up close to over 10,000 creatures including one of Australia's largest collections of jellyfish. Meet our rare weedy sea dragons, our famous resident seals and over 20 species of shark and rays. With lots of different fun aquarium talks and animal feeds, including our family favorite Seal Presentation, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Entry Ticket with Seal Swim


Seal Swim

Why not delve in the deep end and swim with the beautiful seals? Get up close and personal in your very own seal swim experience. Seal Swim experience runs at 13:00 daily excluding Sundays and Mondays. Includes souvenir photo. Places limited, book early!


Habitat Zones

With 11 themed zones, visitors have the opportunity to explore a unique underwater world at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Get hands on in the Tidal Touch Pools, enjoy the wonder of Seahorse Sanctuary, catch the famous Seal Presentation at Seal Island and don't forget to help us Find Dory.

  • Ocean Tunnel

    Explore the depths of the ocean as you walk beneath the 80 meter long Ocean Tunnel. View sharks, rays, reef fish, sawfish and much more! With over 8 species of sharks and brand new Grey Nurse Sharks being back, sharks are definitely a favourite for most people visiting SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. So don't miss out and come and see the Jawsome Sharks!


  • Seal Island

    Something 'fishy' is happening on Seal Island at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast! The amazing Seal Presentation is full of surprises and maximum seal-iness! As if there wasn't already enough fun at Seal Island with daily presentations you can get even closer! Discover the true sight, smell and sound of the seals through the fun and educational interactives located in the lower seal viewing as you watch and learn about the resident seals.


  • Tidal Touchpool

    Discover the amazing marine animals in the Tidal Touch Pools! Roll up your sleeves! Get your hands wet in the interactive touch pool display. See and touch an array of marine life that can be found in local tide pools, including beautiful sea stars, sea cucumbers and much more. Tidal Touch Pool offers an interactive experience, where the expert education team are on hand to teach you all about the wonders of marine life.


  • The Octonauts

    Back by popular demand explore the amazing world of the Octonauts and play your part helping the crew on brand new underwater missions!Explore a mysterious cave with Captain Barnacles and sound the Octo-Alert to light-up the amazing creatures living inside. Join Kwazii on a thrilling chase to reclaim his long-lost treasure and search the shipwreck for yourself to find the real creatures hiding inside.


  • Coastal Wreck

    Discover the amazing and mysterious Coastal Wreck, and learn about the many species that inhabit the coral reefs around Australia. Australia's oceans are rich with marine wildlife, and here, amongst a shipwreck environment you can discover a variety of animals which are found in Australia's coastal waters such as the Lionfish, Eels, the Common Octopus and other tropical fish.


  • Finding Dory and Friends: The Experience!

    Created with Disney•Pixar, the new experience features interactive magical moments from the box-office smash hit, Finding Dory. Throughout the interactive journey at Sea Life Sunshine Coast, a Pipe Pals trail will guide and surprise with tales of amazing underwater animals, leading guests into Dory's Reef.


  • Jellyfish Kingdom

    Jellyfish Kingdom features fascinating jellyfish species to encounter. Did you know that jellyfish have lived in oceans for over 650 million years? That means they're older than dinosaurs and even sharks! See these majestic animals up close, marvel at their infinite colours, graceful motion and ghost-like forms.


  • Lower Seal Island

    Have a close look at the playful seals underneath the water. This is the best way to really watch their agility, speed and natural behavior under water.


  • Seahorse Sanctuary

    Meet the some of the most amazing marine creatures in the world right here in Seahorse Sanctuary. Have a close look at the Weedy Sea Dragons and Pot-bellied Seahorses. Be entranced by their delicate movement. Be mesmerised by their courtship dances; and be wowed by these wonders of nature!


  • Freshwater Streams

    Get to know the creatures in the Freshwater Streams zone - some of these creatures are all freshwater and all unique in their own special way. Meet some of the long-term residents, as they cruise near the surface, patrolling the exhibit.


  • Shipwreck Shores

    Shipwreck Shores is a three-level indoor play zone featuring a themed twisty slide, climbing frames and fun obstacles. The shipwreck-themed structure, which is included in the admission price is guaranteed to keep the kids entertained for hours. Real life shipwrecks provide rich new habitats for creatures to grow, and like them, the shipwreck themed playground is a place of fun and adventure, if you look hard enough you may discover hidden natural wonders!


  • Billabongs

    Get up close and personal with the giant Barramundi, and have a good look at them underneath the surface. There is heaps to see at Billabongs, including Mertens' water monitor and much more!


Feeds and Talks*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice

Time Feeds and Talks
From 09:00 Touch a Sea Star + More!
10:15 Ray Talk & Feed
10:30 Ocean Tunnel Tour
11:00 Seal Presentation
12:15 Freshwater Streams Talk
12:45 Jellyfish Kingdom Talk
13:00 Seal Presentation
13:30 Ray Talk & Feed
14:15 Jellyfish Kingdom Talk
14:30 Freshwater Streams Talk
15:00 Ray Talk & Feed
15:15 Ocean Tunnel Tour
15:30 Seal Presentation


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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