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Wildlife Attractions
Wildlife Attractions

Wildlife Attractions

The eastern coastal region of Australia is renowned for both its natural beauty and diversity of wildlife. Ranging from ocean-goers to mountain-dwellers, the diversity of creatures in Queensland will astound you.

Luckily, while on your holiday to this beautiful region, you'll also have the opportunity to meet some Sunshine Coast wildlife face-to-face! Choose from an array of adventures from diving with the sharks & seals to meeting cuddly koalas.

Tours and experiences are usually educational and focused on conservation and preserving our native species, so you're bound to learn something about our amazing local wildlife. Make some time in your busy holiday schedule to meet some of the locals, you won't be disappointed!

Wildlife Attractions and Animal Adventures

Australia Zoo Admission

Australia Zoo Admission

Book Australia Zoo AdmissionAustralia Zoo on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland, is home to over 1,000 native and exotic species that can’t wait to get up close and personal to you! Check out the 14 FREE wildlife shows featuring a stack of slithering, swooping, jaw-snapping action.

 

Australia Zoo Family Pass

Australia Zoo Family Pass

Book Australia Zoo Family PassVisit one of the country's best wildlife parks - Australia Zoo - with this great value family pass for two adults and two children and SAVE!

 

Eco Explorer Cruise

Eco Explorer Cruise

Book Eco Explorer CruiseOn this cruise of the Pumicestone Passage you will enjoy the beauty, history and wildlife of the Moreton Bay Marine Park with its pristine sand cays and abundant birdlife. Our knowledgeable tour guide will share stories of the local seafaring history, legends and identify migrating birds.

 

Platinum Zoo Adventure At Australia Zoo

Platinum Zoo Adventure At Australia Zoo

Book Platinum Zoo Adventure At Australia ZooFor the true wildlife enthusiast or the traveler who's seen it all before, a Platinum Adventure is the opportunity of a lifetime. Enjoy a full day of extreme VIP treatment, exclusive behind-the-scenes animal encounters and the undivided attention of our animals and their expert handlers.

 

Seal Encounter - Sunshine Coast

Seal Encounter - Sunshine Coast

Book Seal Encounter - Sunshine CoastCome and see how gorgeous they are close up! You can touch their fur and shake their flippers to seal the friendship. Check out the behind the scenes area where they live and where all their fishy food is prepared.

 

Seal Trainer For A Day

Seal Trainer For A Day

Book Seal Trainer For A DayDuring this 5 hour hands on experience you will become part of the UnderWater World’s Marine Mammal Team and gain access to different behind the scenes areas plus participate in our seal show.

 

Shark Diving For Certified Divers

Shark Diving For Certified Divers

Book Shark Diving For Certified DiversThis is the ultimate diving adventure - diving with the sharks for 30 minutes at UnderWater World! Imagine the adrenalin rush when you come face to face with sharks, giant rays and an amazing array of tropical fish and swim within inches of these incredible creatures.

 

UnderWater World Admission

UnderWater World Admission

Book UnderWater World AdmissionA multi-award winning all-weather tourist attraction located beachside at Mooloolaba on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. UnderWater World is Queensland’s largest Aquarium and Oceanarium, walk amongst thousands of marine and freshwater animals as you explore 11 amazing interactive zones over 4 levels.

 

Sunshine Coast Whale Watching

Whale watching tours are available during the whale watching season from July through to October each year. 

3 Hour Whale Watching Cruise

3 Hour Whale Watching Cruise

Book 3 Hour Whale Watching CruiseHave you ever experienced the magic of sighting a whale up close? On this whale watching tour (departing from The Wharf at Mooloolaba), you'll join the friendly crew of one of the Sunshine Coast's best whale watching operators for an experience like no other to see the legendary Humpback and Southern Right whales up close. Over the course of 3 hours, the tour is jam-packed with spectacular scenery, up-close whale encounters and a delicious morning tea all of which make for a satisfying day out for wildlife lovers of all ages as these highly intelligent, massive creatures come right up to the boat! 100% whale sighting guarantee.

 

Swim with Whales

Swim with Whales

Book Swim with WhalesHit the waters for an Australian-first aquatic experience, on a tour to swim with Humpback whales in the waters off the Sunshine Coast! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to join in a truly life-changing experience, swimming alongside one of the world's largest and most gentle creatures over the course of a 3 hour tour with a limited maximum group size of 20 people to keep the experience both uncrowded and eco-friendly.

 

Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

Book Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine CoastEnjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane’s Moreton Bay between the months of June and November. Be amazed as you watch these gentle giants of the sea breech and play within meters of the luxury high-speed catamaran. Your whale watching cruise includes morning and afternoon tea, a buffet lunch including fresh prawns and live on-board commentary. Choose to join the whale watching cruise at Redcliffe Jetty or include roundtrip coach transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast.