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SEA LIFE – Underwater World Review

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SEA LIFE Underwater World Mooloolaba is located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, just 1 hour north of Brisbane.

Over the ANZAC Day long weekend in 2014, my family and I decided to go to the Sunshine Coast and on the way to our final destination we planned a trip to SEA LIFEe Underwater World at Mooloolaba. We had not been for a year or so, and we wanted to visit again. Our children, now 3, 5 and 7 have always loved visiting and seeing all the ‘sea creatures’.

Hands On Interactive Underwater Fun

What you first notice about SEA LIFE Underwater World, once you enter, is the interactivity they’ve embedded throughout the aquarium. From the minute you walk in the door you get to touch and hold sea stars, sea cucumbers and other under water friends. If you have kids who like to touch – they’ll be just fine here! The expert staff are on hand to help you all enjoy the experience.

Our two eldest (5 & 7) enjoyed the activity books that encourage children to read the information and collect ‘stamps’ from stamping machines around the displays. It really become quite the adventure!

There are so many new and varied displays and tanks with any manner of underwater friends from the Seahorse Sanctuary, Pacific ReefCoastal Wreck, Ocean Walkthroughs, Billabongs, Freshwater Streams, Otter Creek, Seal Island (personal favourite), Jellyfish Kingdom and Crawly Creatures.

There are also numerous shows and talks by the expert staff – again, my favourite, the Seal Show!

You can book an ‘up close and personal’ adventure with the sharks or seals or book your next birthday party there!

Master 7 has put together a short video of his visit with his comments and suggestions:

These school holidays you can ‘Sleep Under the Sea’

Explore the depths of SEA LIFE Mooloolaba these schools holidays with the return of our family sleepovers!  Explore the depths of the 80 metre long ocean walk through and see what the creatures and critters really get up to at night!

Your experience will include:

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A night in the aquarium

  • Behind the scenes tour
  • Twilight tour with headlamps
  • Seal presentation
  • Evening meal, supper and breakfast

2017 Dates:

  • 7th April
  • 30th June
  • 1st July
  • 7th July
  • 8th July
  • 30th September

Cost:  $90 per person

Limited spaces and booking is essential.  Please call to reserve your place.

These school holidays you can participate in the Ocean Ranger Program:

The Experience Includes:

  • Admission to Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba
  • Animal encounters
  • Animal feeding
  • Seal presentation
  • Beach visit and exploration
  • Behind the scenes tour and activities
  • Lunch and / or snacks
  • Photograph from the day
  • Certificate of participation

For more information click here.

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