The sun soaked beaches of Mooloolaba are amongst the most alluring in the state. You will find them less than a hundred kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane. This sleepy suburb has sophistication yet there is a notable laidback air at the same time. This is a surfer’s paradise complete with rolling waves and holiday accommodation. Sunshine Coast, Queensland’s heart is quite literally, Mooloolaba. It belongs to the Maroochydore urban centre. Conveniently located between Mooloolaba and Maroochydore, which claims twenty five kilometres of the Pacific Coast’s unspoiled, sandy beaches and thousands of hectares of parkland; you will find Oaks Seaforth Resort on the famous ‘Sunshine Strip’.

Underwater World Sea Life Mooloolaba at Mooloolaba Wharf, is one of the Sunshine Coast’s top attractions. There are exhibits and displays that appeal to any age group. This is an opportunity to observe thousands of tropical fish and marine creatures under one roof. There is a glass viewing tunnel that allows you to walk underwater and stand nose-to-nose with sharks, rays and turtles. The aquarium is divided into sixteen themed zones, the newest of which are Jellyfish Kingdom and Seahorse Sanctuary. There are fourteen different talks and presentations that teach you about different underwater life forms, some of them allow you to interact with the creatures.

The aquarium is committed to conserving the oceans and ocean life. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about critical issues and get involved in making a difference. The attraction is open daily, except Christmas Day and a time period of two hours is recommended to fully absorb the wonders of the attraction. Food and beverage is available at the Octopus Garden Café. You will also find two gift shops near the exit if you wish to pick up a souvenir or two before leaving.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.