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Self-Guided Tours

Dive into a self-guided tour!

Our underwater classroom brings the living world unit to life, giving students an unparalleled opportunity to experience our amazing marine life for themselves. Different zones make it easy to explore and there's information along the way to help your students learn more about our incredible creatures.

We have also created a range of guides to help you navigate your way through the aquarium with fun, educational facts you can share with your students along the way. There are four options, available when you book, focused on Classification/Adaptations, Conservation, Habitats and Lifecycles. See below for examples! 

Touch Pool Fact Sheet Coastal Wrecks Fact Sheet

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There's so much to 'sea' and do

Watch our brand new colony of Little Blue Penguins as they waddle, jump and play, explore the depths of our ocean tunnel coming face-to-face with sharks and turtles, take a trip to seal island and watch our famous seals in action and don't forget our coastal wreck zone, with multitudes of different fish and marine life!

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Pre-school Resources

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium is diving into the new school year, by introducing a fin-tastic brand NEW preschool program “My Sea Friends” which helps preschool educators prepare children about what they can learn about with an excursion to our aquarium. Children will discover all about our oceans and amazing creatures with this awesome resource full of activities, games, craft activity and video.

My Sea Friends Resource | Watch the Video

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Select a worksheet to use alongside your visit

To accompany our self-guided excursions we have a range of curriculum-linked worksheets to fit a range of students stages and topics. All our related resources can be downloaded for free from our teacher resources page and used in the classroom pre- or post-visit.

Visit our Teacher Resources page

Here are just a few of the great reasons to visit

  • Help your students develop a love of the natural world
  • Learn about our conservation initiatives and how to help protect marine life
  • Bring the living world unit to life with hands-on experience
  • Our all-weather venue means the fun is guaranteed, rain or shine
  • Preferential rates for schools and free teacher ratios
  • Option to conduct a free teacher planning visit ahead of your excursion 

Book your excursion today!