Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba

Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is the ideal destination on the Sunshine Coast for a great day out exploring all kinds of marine and freshwater life and environments. Just a one hour drive north of Brisbane, this award winning and ever popular Mooloolaba tourist highlight allows visitors to not only observe but interact with creatures in their surroundings.

Explore multiple amazing zones over three levels, including Touch & Tell, Weird & Wonderful, Seal Island, Seahorse Sanctuary, Billabongs, Shipwreck Shores and the Tidal Touch Pool. You can experience Asian small-clawed otters, seals, sawfish and tropical reef fish without getting wet feet.

If you do wish to get your feet wet you can choose to participate in the Seal Encounters where you are given hands-on opportunities to interact with these animals. You can swim or play with the creatures and be involved in feeding and other activities. Book to train a seal for a day or dive with the sharks (payable direct).

Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is fully covered and air conditioned, so visitors can enjoy the experience no matter what the weather. The highly trained and qualified staff at Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba are happy to assist in your journey to learn and experience more about the shows and displays available. They do recommend you allow at least 2 hours to fully explore the aquarium.

Make sure you include Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba your next Sunshine Coast holiday itinerary. This ideal attraction for all age groups will amaze, inform and entertain you.


  • View thousands of fresh water and marine creatures
  • See the largest and most interactive collection of jellyfish in Queensland
  • 14 talks, feeds and presentations including the popular seal presentation
  • Walk through the 80 metre long Ocean Tunnel
  • Venture through 16 amazing zones


  • Entry to Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba

Getting There

Car: If you are coming from Brisbane follow the Bruce Highway north and exit after the Ettamogah Pub, then follow the signs to Mooloolaba. If you are coming from Gympie follow the Bruce Highway south and take the Maroochydore exit onto the Sunshine Motorway. Take the Mooloolaba exit and follow the brown signs to Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba.

Bus: Local bus companies operate daily from Noosa through to Caloundra taking visitors to Mooloolaba. Some require pre booking and the cost is payable to the bus company direct.

Train: Queensland Rail offers a daily service to Sunshine Coast stations at Landsborough and Nambour (with connecting bus service to Mooloolaba).


Opens: 9.00am daily
Closes: 5.00pm daily (last entry 4.00pm)
Closed: Christmas Day, late opening time on ANZAC Day

Additional Info

Children: 0 - 2 years of age are free of charge, 3 - 14 years are charged at the child rate
Address: Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba QLD 4557

Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba
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