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SEA Life Sunshine Coast

Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, QLD, 4557

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Open Times

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

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Looking for things to do these school holidays?

Discover what's on these school holidays at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

An adventure awaits your kids at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast's underwater world. Each school holidays, our Mooloolaba aquarium hosts fantastic kids activities packed full of learning and fun. Come and see us and our marine creatures, for the perfect family day out!

Scroll down to find out about our:

  • Free school holiday activities
  • Marine Biologist for a Day program
  • Aquarium Sleepovers
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FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES!

Angry Birds 2: Bird Island Academy

Fly into SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast to join Bird Island Academy these school holidays

Take up THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 challenge from 07 September – 31 October

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast is celebrating the release of THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 – in cinemas 12 September – by encouraging kids to take flight with Bomb, Red, Chuck and friends and join ‘Bird Island Academy!’

Guests will learn the quirky features of Bird Island’s chirpy residents and complete unique challenges on their journey through the aquarium.

Guests can explore the frenemies of the sea just like Red and Leonard in THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2, race Bomb in the rockpool challenge and meet the new character, Silver, in her science classroom.

According to a little birdy, Chuck will be in full flight at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast for meet and greets every weekend during QLD school holidays from 11am to 2pm!

In THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2 movie, the flock of birds head to Eagle Island, far far away from Piggy Island and Bird Island.

At the end of the journey through SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, guests will get their bespoke Angry Birds 2 certificate stamped to certify them as an official graduate of the Bird Island Academy!

Guests to SEA LIFE Sunshine during the school holidays can also get up close with the majestic sharks, enormous rays, fascinating jellyfish and many other marvelous sea creatures!

 

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Marine Biologist for a Day Program

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at a cool aquarium like SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast? Well, now your kids have the chance to see what it’s all about. Our Marine Biologist for a Day school holiday activity program takes them behind the scenes to hang out with one of our marine experts!

While parents are welcome to attend the program with their children, we find that our little Marine Biologists thrive even more when given the responsibility of being left alone with our staff for their very own adventure.

Drop the kids off at our aquarium for a full or half day program. View the details for each program in the tabs below.

 

School Holiday Activities Sunshine Coast | SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

What's Included?

The Marine Biologist school holiday activity includes:

  • Admission to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch & afternoon tea (FULL DAY program)
  • VIP seating at our Seal Presentation
  • A guided tour around the aquarium with a marine expert
  • A cool Behind the Scenes Tour
  • An exclusive chat with one of our divers (FULL DAY program)
  • Interactive animal handling and feeding
  • A 'Marine Biologist for a Day' certificate
  • Souvenir green-screen photo to remember the fun!

Places are limited. Book early so your child doesn't miss out!


School Holiday Activities Sunshine Coast | SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Half Day (8.30am to 12.30pm)

AGES 5 TO 8

8.30am – Meet your Education Officer, check in, put on T-shirt & name tags

8.45am – Get started on a tour of the aquarium

9.30am – Help our aquarists with some of the animal feeds

10.00am – Behind the Scenes Tour and Turtle Hospital

10.30am – Morning Tea at the Seal Show

11.00am – Animal handling and explore the soft play area.

12.30pm – Collect photos, finish up and meet back with parents our front

 


School Holiday Activities - Become a Marine Biologist! | SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Full Day (8.30am to 2.30pm)

AGES 9 TO 12

8.30am – Meet the Education Officer, check in, put on T-shirt & name tags

8.45am – Get started on a tour of the aquarium

9.30am – Meet the divers and chat about what they get up to on a daily basis

10.00am – Behind the Scenes Tour and Turtle Hospital

10.30am – Morning Tea at the Seal Show

11.00am – More tours around the aquarium and help with animal feeds

12 noon – Lunch time

12.30pm – Animal handling session and play with interactive screens

1.30pm – Afternoon tea and underwater seal viewing

2.00pm – Collect photos and last chance to play/explore

2.30pm – Finish and meet back with parents out front

 


School Holiday Activities Sunshine Coast | SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

2019 Program Dates

JANUARY

  • Wednesday 16th

  • Friday 18th

  • Wednesday 23rd

  • Friday 25th

APRIL

  • Wednesday 10th

  • Friday 12th

  • Wednesday 17th

JULY

  • Wednesday 3rd

  • Friday 5th

  • Wednesday 10th

  • Friday 12th

SEPTEMBER

  • Wednesday 25th

  • Friday 27th

OCTOBER

  • Wednesday 2nd

  • Friday 4th


School Holiday Activities Sunshine Coast | SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

MORE INFO

Please note, times are subject to change according to show times and our staff and animal availability. 

Group size is a maximum of 10 children. 
A minimum number of 7 children is required for this program to run.

Download the Marine Biologist for a Day Info Kit below.

 



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Marine Biologist Half Day

Drop the Kids Off for School Holiday Fun

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY

$50

Per Child (Age 5 to 8)
  • Hang with one of our marine experts
  • Go behind the scenes of our aquarium
  • Food & beverage included

Marine Biologist Full Day

Drop the Kids Off for School Holiday Fun

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY

$79

Per Child (Age 9 to 12)
  • Hang with one of our marine experts
  • Go behind the scenes of our aquarium
  • Food & beverage included