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“Sadly still under renovations”

Underwater World Sea Life Mooloolaba
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USD 30.01*
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Sunshine Coast Underwater World SEA LIFE Aquarium Entrance Ticket
Ranked #3 of 28 things to do in Mooloolaba
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is a multi-award winning, all weather visitor attraction. Take a fascinating journey from the coast to the ocean depths. Get up close to over 10,000 ceatures including Australia's largest collection of jellyfish. Meet our rare weedy sea dragons, our resident seals plus over 20 species of shark and rays. With 14 fun talks and animal feeds, including our family favourite seal presentation, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Mooloolaba.
Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Sadly still under renovations”
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Sadly for us it was still under renovations. They did fairly enough advise us this and gave a discounted rate. Still to be recommended
Will need to go again next visit.

Visited September 2012
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Wellington
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Pretty lame”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We were pretty disappointed in this attraction - it was super expensive for what was essentially a few fish in small aquariums. The seal show was the best part and kind of made it worth it. But our kids were bored by the whole experience and so were we. The aquarium is in a series of really run down buildings and you are directed through gift shops the whole time which is just wearing and annoying when you have kids in tow. Kelly Tarltons in Auckland leaves this place for dead - and it is around the same price. We went to one talk and the woman said - oh I forgot my microphone, never mind... So she didn't do the talk just fed the turtles a couple of prawns with her back to us and then left! We couldn't believe it. The shark tank was shut - maybe if it had been open it would have been better.

Visited September 2012
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Wellington
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Do not waste your time and money”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

this is one big rip off from start to finish. the attractions are limited with the main attraction under repair.. despite this fact they charged us $77 for 2 adults and a child. the place is run down and over comercialised. instead of providing a educational or interesting place to visit, they try and upsell at every opportunity and then when the kids are bored (should not take long) the only exit is the gift shop with no clear way out. a dissapointing and ripped off experience all round.

Visited September 2012
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Nelson, New Zealand
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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Being a big fan of aquariums we were very excited to visit this one. Unfortunately the shark tank and moving walkway were closed which turned it into a very boring day out for our children. The seal show was excellant though.

Visited August 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Funny Seal Show”
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Shark complex closed (September) - seal show funny, a lovely morning but quite expensive (I think about $98 AU) which was about 1 1/2 hours entertainment. Be aware, the Seal Kiss offered for $10 sounds great, but does not include the photo that they take.

Visited September 2012
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