UnderWater World Sea Life Aquarium is located in Mooloolaba along the Sunshine Coast, just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane. As the name suggests, it’s a marine park, aquarium, and wildlife sanctuary, and is particularly popular with families with children.
A popular attraction at UnderWater World is Sharks Alive, a moving walkway in an 80-meter shark tunnel. This takes visitors past various watery environments, including coral reef, caves, and open ocean habitats. Here you can spot grey nurse sharks, sandbar whalers, whitetip reef sharks, and zebra sharks – along with a whole host other marine life. There’s also a Seal Island Exhibit and a section entitled Crawly Creatures, which features the world’s largest marine and land crab species.
The UnderWater World Sea Life Aquarium is located on Parkyn Parade, just a two-minute walk from the beach at the southern end of the Mooloolaba Esplanade. If traveling by car, follow the Bruce Highway and then follow signs for Mooloolaba. It’s open daily from 9am until 4pm, with last entries at 3pm.