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SEA Life Sunshine Coast

Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, QLD, 4557

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Open Times

Regular Opening Hours
Open 9am - 3pm (Last entry 2pm)
Queensland School Holiday Opening Hours
Open daily 9am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)
ANZAC Day and Christmas Day
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast


For SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast's address, directions and transport information head to our Getting Here page.

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Find us at The Wharf

Mooloolaba's favourite place to meet, eat and explore!

The Wharf precinct has undergone a massive $10 million-dollar refurbishment and has already come to life. The Sunshine Coast’s newest dining precinct, The Wharf comprises the perfect mix of boutique shops, restaurants, bars and cafes and activities, with something for everyone.

The Wharf Mooloolaba is a local favourite and tourist’s escape where you can walk along the Mooloolah River and marina, sit and relax with a drink or over a meal with friends and enjoy local entertainment.

The precinct also offers a large range of great aquatic activities including kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, jet skis and heaps more.

Or you can head out for an adventure from river cruises and fishing tours to scuba diving, whale watching or even swimming with humpback whales during winter.

For more information visit www.wharfmooloolaba.com.


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Chances Mooloolaba

Patrons will find anything from XXXX Gold to craft beers in the fridge and on tap and a fantastic menu to match including vegetarian and vegan options. Chances is also firmly family-friendly, with a central kids room visible from most of the dining areas.



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Coastal Cruises

Coastal Cruises brings together one large international family. Choose a fresh seafood lunch or a stunning sunset and enjoy Mooloolaba with us! With a fully licensed bar, booth seating, amenities, entertaining commentary and of course water front viewing from anywhere on board, this is a day out not to be missed!’



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The Dock Mooloolaba

The Dock Mooloolaba is the newest restaurant and bar at The Wharf Mooloolaba. The Dock specialises in smoked meats, charcoal grill and quality beers, and also has a extensive wine and spirit selection. The restaurant can cater for over 300 people, has a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere, showcasing the stunning riverside location. It includes three bars, with a total of 52 beer taps featuring 16 different beers, with even more available in cans. The Dock is perfect for lunch, dinner, functions or just to get together with friends for a drink. Open 7 days from 11am til late!




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Fudgees On The Wharf

Jackie has owned Fudgees on The Wharf for the past 12 years. They make all their homemade, delicious fudge on-site and also serve scoop ice-cream and loads of lollies and chocolates from around the world to make everyone smile.




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Holiday Mooloolaba

Boasting year-round sunshine and a stunning waterfront location, situated only an hours’ drive north of the Brisbane CBD, the Sunshine Coast is THE place to be!

At Holiday Mooloolaba, they cater for all your accommodation needs. 



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La Finca

La Finca, which is Spanish for “The Farm”, is the latest passion project from Daniel Mejia, owner of The Colombian Coffee Co. on Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba. Along with quality fair-trade, sustainable speciality coffee Daniel is famous for, La Finca pairs that with great quality food using local and seasonal ingredients delivered with an authentic Colombian twist. La Finca offers breakfast, brunch and lunch with a menu that changes with the season, made with the finest fruit, veg and meat sourced from local producers in our Sunshine Coast community, prepared with a Colombian twist. The menu will include cornbread to slow-cooked meats and our legendary Arepas.



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Rice Boi

Fresh and local, handmade asian-inspired street food. Rice Boi is your local Japanese Izakaya feel dive bar. Think grunge vibes, water views, dope food and THE spot for dumplings, bao, and mouth-watering curries. You can also head upstairs to our cocktail bar and enjoy our exclusive balcony, overlooking the gorgeous Mooloolah River.



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Sunreef Mooloolaba is the largest dive centre in South East Queensland. Offering Australia’s first Swim with Humpback Whales experience, from July to October each year, as well as local reef dives, snorkelling trips and diving on one of Australia’s best military wrecks – the ex-HMAS Brisbane. A 5-Star PADI Training Centre, they offer accredited dive courses for all levels of divers. They also plan and guide international dive trips and travel as well as the sale and servicing of dive equipment.




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Want to Save on Tickets?

Buy your tickets online in advance and save up to 20% on walk up general admission prices. Lock in your aquarium ticket savings below.


On the day

From $35.20

Adult (Child $24.80)
  • Book a day and time to guarantee entry - you will gain entry within half an hour of your designated time slot!
  • Price includes a Digi Photo Pass giving you unlimited digital photos – valued at $26!
  • Book online to save up to 20% outside school holidays


Full Price


Adult From (CHILD $33)
  • Tour the turtle rehabilitation area, learn what happens behind the scenes
  • Spaces are limited - book fast to save disappointment
  • Includes all day aquarium admission



Per Adult (Child $55)
  • 12 months unlimited entry to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass attraction entry

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