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Swim with Our Seals + More!

Get Up Close to Our Playful Seals

3 incredible Seal Experiences to choose from...

Our guests adore our resident seals! The range of Seal Experiences we offer are the perfect way to get to know these playful animals, as well as learn more about them.

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Seal Swim

Why not delve in the deep end and swim with our beautiful seals? Get up close and personal in your very own seal swim experience.

Seal Swim experience runs at 1pm daily (no swims available on Sundays and Mondays). Includes souvenir photo.

Places limited, book early!

 

Swim with seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

What's included?

AGES 13+ (Proof of age may be required)

  • Swim session with the seals at Seal Island
  • Meet one of our beautiful resident seals one-on-one, have a pat and have your photo taken (photograph included in the cost)
  • Meet our passionate seal team in the Seals Fish Kitchen and learn about how we care for our seals

 


Swim with seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Seal Swim Prices

Adult - $116
Online only price - SAVE $13

(15+yrs)

Child - $104 
Online only price - SAVE $12

(13-14 yrs)

You can also purchase a Seal Swim experience gift voucher here.

 


Swim with seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Merlin Annual Pass Prices

Are you a Merlin Annual Pass holder? You're entitled to a special offer!

Individual Passholder - 2 for 1
(13+ yrs)

To obtain the special Merlin Annual Passholder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium. 

 


Swim with seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Further Details

  • There are only limited spaces available daily so bookings are essential
  • Seal Swims are not offered on Sundays and Mondays
  • Participants must be at least 13 years of age to take part in this experience
  • During the swim no jewellery can be worn. If any jewellery or piercings can not be removed you may not enter the water with the animals
  • This experience cannot be undertaken whilst pregnant
  • If you have a sea food allergy of any kind you are unable to participate in the experience

 



Seal Encounter

Want to get to know our seals better? You can meet them, face to flipper with our unique Seal Encounter experience. Come and see how gorgeous they are close up!

Seal Encounter runs directly after our first Seal Presentation, which takes place at 11am daily. Includes souvenir photo.

Places limited, book early!

 

Meet the seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

What's included?

AGES 4+

  • Come into our Seal Fish Kitchen, see what our seals eat and learn how we care for them
  • Learn about the seal species in Australian waters
  • Meet one of our beautiful seals up close
  • Touch their fur and whiskers, look at their eyes up close and shake flippers to 'seal' the friendship
  • During your Seal Encounter, there will be a dedicated photographer to capture your experience with the seal - one free photo is included

 


Meet the seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Seal Encounter Prices

Adult - $89 
Online only price - SAVE $10
(15+yrs)

Child - $77
Online only price - SAVE $9

(4-14 yrs)

You can also purchase a Seal Encounter experience gift voucher here

 


Meet the seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Merlin Annual Pass Prices

Are you a Merlin Annual Pass holder? You're entitled to a special offer!

Individual Pass holder - $72
(13+ yrs)

To obtain the special Merlin Annual Passholder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium.

 


Meet the seals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast - Previously Underwater World

Further Details

  • Participants must be at least 4 years of age
  • This experience cannot be carried out whilst pregnant
  • There are only 4 spaces available daily so bookings are essential

 



Seal Trainer for a Day

Ever imagined working with our wonderful seals? Well, now you can by becoming a Seal Trainer for a Day!

Only 1 place available daily, outside QLD school holiday dates.

 

What's included?

AGES 13+

During this 4 hour hands on experience you will become part of the SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast's Marine Mammal Team and gain access to different behind the scenes areas plus participate in our seal presentation!

You will even receive a t-shirt and all the digital photos to remember your time at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

 


Experience Program

Your day will kick off with a tour of the Seal Island behind the scenes area. Meet the team and participate in our Seal Presentation, followed by a Seal Photo and Seal Encounter experience. After this, head behind the scenes to meet more of our seals - participate in health checks, learn about training, feed a seal and have lots of photos taken of your experience!

After lunch (included) you will receive a personal tour of our Turtle Rehabilitation Area before you take the plunge and join in the fun of our Seal Swim program.

 


Seal Trainer Prices

Individual - $225
(13+ yrs)  

 


Merlin Annual Pass Prices

Are you a Merlin Annual Pass holder? You're entitled to a special offer!

Individual - $200
(13+ yrs)

To obtain the special Merlin Annual Passholder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium.

 


Further Details

  • Minimum age for Seal Trainer for a Day is 13 years and bookings are essential
  • Please ensure you wear enclosed footwear and bring swimwear on the day of your experience
  • This experience cannot be undertaken whilst pregnant
  • Please also note that during the swim no jewelry can be worn. If any jewelry or piercings can not be removed you may not enter the water with the animals.

 



BOOK YOUR SEAL EXPERIENCE

SEAL ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCE

'Seal' your friendship
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$99

SAVE ONLINE

$89

Per Adult (Child $77)
  • Get up close to one of our beautiful resident seals
  • Take home one free professional photo memento
  • Includes all day aquarium admission

SEAL SWIM EXPERIENCE

Jump in with one of our resident seals
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$129

SAVE ONLINE

$116

Per Adult (Child $104)
  • Jump in for a truly unique swim experience with our resident seals (min. age 13)
  • Take home one free professional photo memento
  • Includes all day aquarium admission

Seal Trainer for a Day

A hands on seal experience
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BOOK ONLINE

$225

Per Person (13+)
  • 4 hour up close seal experience
  • Swim with our seals, go behind the scenes plus participate in our seal presentation at Seal Island
  • Includes all day aquarium admission

SEAL EXPERIENCE GIFT VOUCHERS

Looking for gift voucher ideas? Our seal experiences are the perfect gift!

SEAL ENCOUNTER GIFT VOUCHER

A gift to 'seal' your love
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$99

ONLINE ONLY SAVING

$89

Per Adult (Child $77)
  • Get up close to one of our beautiful resident seals
  • Take home one free professional photo memento
  • Includes all day aquarium admission

SEAL SWIM GIFT VOUCHER

A gift unlike any other
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$129

ONLINE ONLY SAVING

$116

Per Adult (Child $104)
  • Jump in for a truly unique swim experience with our resident seals (min. age 13)
  • Take home one free professional photo memento
  • Includes all day aquarium admission