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Plan Your School Excursion

Before Your Visit

PLAN AHEAD

When booking your excursion, have a couple of dates and times in mind. We will do our best to accommodate your first choice of day and time, but in case we are already booked up on your desired day it's good to have an alternative.

Let our reservations team know as much as you can about the students who will be attending, including numbers and details of any special needs. 

WORKSHEETS
If you are using worksheets onsite, please print copies for your students prior to your visit.

GROUP SIZES
When booking a guided excursion you will be advised of the recommended group size ahead of your visit and can split your group accordingly where needed. For self-guided visits, please divide your students as evenly as possible into groups of no more than 30 each in preparation for your tour. If specific capacities apply due to COVID restrictions you will also be advised of these ahead of your visit.

WHAT TO BRING
Students completing worksheets will need to bring along a pen, clipboard and a copy of the worksheet.

RISK ASSESSMENTS
Please request your risk assessment from our reservations team at SLSCReservations@merlinentertainments.com.au 

SLSC Map 2020

Download the Aquarium Map

Plan ahead with our map of the aquarium. If you are booking a self-guided visit this will help you to plan where to spend your time in line with your topic focus. 

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On the Day

GETTING HERE
Find us on Parkyn Parade, MOOLOOLABA QLD 4557. We are just a 2 minute walk from the beach at the southern end of the Mooloolaba Esplanade. For more details visit our location, transport and parking page.

ON ARRIVAL
Please ensure you arrive at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast at the time your excursion is booked. This is especially important during COVID restrictions, when we are under Queensland Government directive to monitor capacities in the aquarium. If you arrive late we cannot guarantee entry as the next timeslot may be fully booked. 

Students temperatures will be taken on arrival at the aquarium. If any member of your group is exhibiting a high temperature after several checks we will not be able to admit your group to the attraction. To avoid this we highly recommend taking student temperatures prior to leaving school on the morning of your excursion. 

For more information please refer to our current health and safety guidelines

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