SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast is located in Mooloolaba, Queensland and was formally known as Underwater World Sunshine Coast.

SEA LIFE was first officially opened in 1989 (as Underwater World) and is one of the Sunshine Coast's most popular attractions, SEA LIFE is a must visit for anyone looking to get up close and personal with Australia's diverse sea life while keeping your feet dry.

When to visit

Exhibitions are open all year round, rain hail or shine thanks to the world class viewing areas sheltering visitors from the weather.

Entry & Costs

Booking online direct with SEA LIFE you can receive up to 20% off.

Prices change throughout the year so be sure to check the latest prices at the SEA LIFE website.

There are also many other options including:

  • Flexible admission allowing you to visit anytime in the next 12 months. A perfect gift idea available online only for $40.
  • Behind the scenes tours including the turtle rehabilitation centre.
  • Seal Encounter
  • Seal Swim Experience where you get to swim with the seals.
  • Annual passes from $80 for adults

Booking online will ensure you don't need to queue for tickets on arrival and is highly recommended to save time when visiting.

What to see

There is so much to see and it is recommended at least 3 hours are put aside for experiencing SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast to its fullest.

Some experiences and exhibitions are on at certain times of the day so be sure to properly plan before visiting. These include touching a starfish, manta ray feeding and educational talks, guided tours through the ocean tunnel, seal presentation and show, seal photo opportunity, jellyfish educational talk and tour and much more!

Sharks Alive

Get friendly with the predators of the sea and learn more about these amazing creatures and why we shouldn't fear them while touring the shark tunnel on an 80 metre moving walkway.

Seal Island

Around 6 seals inhabit SEA LIFE on the Sunshine coast. Learn about different seal species and watch them play in their natural habitats.

Crawly Creatures

Meet some of the smaller animals of the ocean and learn how they live, feed and survive in the vast oceans of the world.


Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Open hours today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • August 14, 2022 2:08 pm local time

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