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Sunshine Coast Wildlife Parks & Zoos

The Sunshine Coast wildlife parks and zoos provide visitors with rich animal encounters and memories that will last you a lifetime.

They are the ultimate activity for families especially for those with young kids travelling around the region.

Sunshine Coast Wildlife Parks, Zoos & Farms, Tickets & Entry Passes, Qld


Australia Zoo should be on the top of your list because of its legendary founder, Croc Hunter Steve Irwin. It has long been one of the most famous attractions locally, and it’s hard to find any other zoo that’s more passionate about wildlife protection. There are dozens of fun activities and adventures to be had here such as the free Africa Safari Shuttle, where you can see zebras, giraffes, and rhinos. Other highlights include the Crocoseum, Tiger Temple, wildlife shows, and more.

The SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium is another favourite among the Sunshine Coast wildlife parks and zoos. Located in Mooloolaba, the aquarium houses thousands of marine animals including various shark species, stingrays, turtles, seals, tropical fish, and much more. The interactive touch pool display is a great activity for the kids, while the Seahorse Sanctuary lets you learn about these beautiful tiny creatures.

The Maleny Botanic Gardens is a relaxing park that encompasses over 110 acres. With lush rainforests, lawns, and gardens to explore, it is a top family destination for nature lovers. The aviary on site is home to 300 different birds including parrots, cockatoos, macaws, and lorikeets. Be sure to book the guided tours to make the most of your trip here.

The Barnacles Dolphin Centre in Tin Can Bay is one of the few places in Australia where you can meet and even feed humpback dolphins. For a truly priceless experience, join one of the volunteers as they join the dolphins in the water. Afterwards, have a sumptuous meal at the Barnacles Café.

These and more await you when you explore the many Sunshine Coast wildlife parks and zoos.



Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo

Beerwah, QLD
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Renowned as the home of the legendary crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions on the Sunshine Coast. Passionate about wildlife and habitat conservation, Australia Zoo...

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Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Mooloolaba, QLD
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The SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium is a popular attraction on the Sunshine Coast, located right near the main esplanade in Mooloolaba and is just one hour north of Brisbane. Come here with your entire family to see...

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Big Pineapple

Big Pineapple

Woombye, QLD

The Big Pineapple is a popular national tourist attraction and food icon based on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. As one of the best known and loved attractions, the Big Pineapple has operated since 1971 and draws...

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Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny, QLD
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The Maleny Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to visit during your stay on the Sunshine Coast. With over 14 acres of gardens and lawns located on over 110 acres, many people come here to enjoy the magnificent...

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Wildlife HQ

Woombye, QLD

Wildlife HQ is a one-of-a-kind animal sanctuary located at the Big Pineapple on the Sunshine Coast in Woombye. If you love exotic animal experiences in a stunning location, this place is a must-visit! Wildlife HQ, Zoo...

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Parrots In Paradise

Parrots in Paradise

Glass House Mountains, QLD

Parrots in Paradise is a not-for-profit parrot sanctuary in the Glass House Mountains. Truly a delightful destination for bird and nature lovers, the sanctuary offers a wide range of activities for all ages. Parrots in...

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Barnacles Dolphin Centre

Barnacles Dolphin Centre

Tin Can Bay, QLD

The Barnacles Dolphin Centre is a must-visit attraction for anyone who loves dolphins. Located at Tin Can Bay, the centre is home to several Australian humpback dolphins looking forward to meeting you. Barnacles Dolphin...

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