Discover the Wonders of Seahorse Kingdom at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast!
We are thrilled to unveil our latest masterpiece – the spectacularly redesigned Seahorse Kingdom! Dive into the enchanting world of seahorses and experience the magic of our new Atlantis-themed exhibit. Get ready for a journey filled with fun, mystery, and the extraordinary!
What's in Store?
More than 100 Seahorses: Seahorse Kingdom boasts a stunning display of over 100 seahorses, showcasing various species.
Atlantis-Themed Wonderland: Immerse yourself in the magic of our Atlantis-themed exhibit – one of the largest seahorse exhibits in Australia. Let the mysteries of the deep unfold as you explore the mesmerising underwater world!
Interactive Delights: Your journey doesn't stop at observation! Seahorse Kingdom offers multiple interactive experiences for guests to enjoy. Dive into the world of seahorses through engaging activities that bring you closer to these charming creatures.
Discover their majestic world
Home to more than 100 seahorses and multiple interactives for guests to enjoy, this Atlantis themed, world class exhibit is one of the largest seahorse exhibits in Australia.
Seahorses hold a special place in the hearts of our guests, ranking as must-see creatures! We've dedicated an entire kingdom to these fascinating beings, making it a truly unique and immersive experience for all ages.
Facts about Seahorses
Unusual Body Shape: Seahorses have a distinctive appearance with a horse-like head, long snout, and a prehensile tail. Unlike most fish, they swim upright.
Slow Swimmers: Despite their seemingly delicate appearance, seahorses are not strong swimmers. They move at a very slow pace by fluttering their dorsal fin.
Dad's the Babysitter: In the seahorse world, it's the males that become pregnant! After a courtship dance, the female transfers her eggs to a special pouch on the male's abdomen. He then carries and nurtures the developing seahorse embryos.
Monogamous Relationships: Seahorses are known for forming monogamous pairs that mate for life. During the breeding season, they engage in daily courtship rituals, including holding tails and dancing together.
Conservation Concerns: Seahorses are at risk due to habitat destruction, overfishing, and the demand for them in traditional Chinese medicine and more. Conservation efforts are crucial to protect these unique creatures. Recognizing the urgency of this issue, we are eager to share the love of seahorses with the world through our new and improved exhibit.
Some creatures you will meet here
Weedy Sea Dragons
Weedy Sea Dragons are a marine fish related to the seahorse, and can reach 45cm in length. Often referred to as 'Masters of Disguise', they have the unique ability to appear virtually invisible.
Pot Bellied Seahorse
The pot bellied seahorse is claimed to be one of the world’s largest seahorse species and can reach up to 35cm in length.Their common shades of yellow and brown help them hide among seaweed.
Kuda seahorses are widespread and can be found in a vast area, ranging from the Red Sea and East Africa to Southeast Asia and northern Australia.
The Longsnout Seahorse is characterized by its elongated snout, which sets it apart from other seahorse species. The snout is a specialized adaptation for capturing prey.
Seahorses, including the Barbour's Seahorse, are adept at changing colour to match their surroundings, providing them with effective camouflage and protection from predators.
Similar to other seahorse species, Shortsnout seahorses exhibit a unique form of reproduction. The male carries the fertilized eggs in a specialized pouch until they hatch.
Here's the best part – all the wonders of Seahorse Kingdom are included in your admission price! Bring the whole family for an unforgettable day of exploration and discovery.
Book Online & Save!
- Price includes a Digi Photo Pass with 8 digital photos – valued at $26!
- Get your ticket on your phone
Ticket Type SAVE 25% - Pre-book online in advance on weekdays Price on the day/ Weekends Price on School Holidays High-demand pricing Adult From $35.20 From $44.00
Up to $51
Child (3-15 yrs) From $24.00 From $30.00 From $33.00 Up to $36 Concession From $24.80 From $31.00 From $34.00 Up to $37
*All concession holders must have a valid concession/student/health care card to gain access to the attraction with a Student/Senior ticket.
Please note: Our ticket pricing is subject to available capacity and prices may fluctuate during periods of high demand.
- Book a day and time to guarantee entry - you will gain entry within half an hour of your designated time slot!
Admission + Behind the Scenes Tour
- Tour the turtle rehabilitation area, learn what happens behind the scenes
- Spaces are limited - book fast to save disappointment
- Includes aquarium admission
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Annual Pass
- Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
- Great savings for food and in gift shop
- Discounted additional experiences
Fun facts about Seahorses
Did you know that seahorses are not just creatures of fairy tales? They can actually be found in oceans around the globe! With their distinct features like quirky colours and delicate details, they are definitely a sight to see in the water. However, their small size often means they go unnoticed by ocean explorers. Here are some fun facts about seahorses:
- They are classified as fish.
- The smallest seahorse measures only 14mm in length.
- During reproduction, male seahorses carry the eggs.
- Seahorses like long-term relationships.
- Seahorses are terrible swimmers.
- Seahorses don’t have stomachs, but they have big appetites.
- Seahorses are masters of disguise.
- There are more than 50 different species of seahorse.
- Seahorses are found on every continent… except Antarctica.
- Seahorses need our help.
Join Us on this Exciting Adventure!
Seahorse Kingdom is not just an exhibit; it's a magical journey waiting to be explored. Come witness the charm of seahorses in a setting like no other. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast welcomes you to an underwater world where fun meets mystery, excitement meets friendliness, and every moment is filled with engaging surprises.
Don't miss out – plan your visit today and be part of the Seahorse Kingdom adventure!