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Sunshine Coast Zoos & aquariums

Our most recommended Sunshine Coast Zoos & aquariums

From Brisbane: Australia Zoo Entry Ticket and Koala Cuddle

1. From Brisbane: Australia Zoo Entry Ticket and Koala Cuddle

Experience the Australia Zoo in its entirety with entry tickets, round-trip transportation, and the chance to cuddle the friendly koala bears. Get up close to the range of exotic animals housed in the zoo, and take a peek inside the on-site Wildlife Hospital. Enjoy comfortable transportation from your hotel in Brisbane to the Australia Zoo. Spend the day discovering the amazing animals on display, from the tiniest lizard to the tallest giraffe. Learn about Australia's native wildlife and how the zoo is helping to conserve and protect it. Then, head to the koala habitat to meet and cuddle the friendly creatures. Learn all about the koalas and their eucalyptus diet, and get a picture with the most iconic Australian animal. Finally, make sure to stop by the Wildlife Hospital, where you'll see vets and nurses at work from a dedicated viewing area.

From Brisbane: Australia Zoo Ticket and Roundtrip Transfer

2. From Brisbane: Australia Zoo Ticket and Roundtrip Transfer

Explore the world-famous Australia Zoo which was founded by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his family on this day trip from Brisbane. Skip the stress of driving to the zoo and relax on the air-conditioned coach ride from and to your Brisbane hotel. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from selected hotels in Brisbane. Relax on the drive in a comfortable and spacious coach. Along the way, soak up scenic views of the Glass House Mountains and the pineapple farms that line Steve Irwin Way. Stop at the Australia Zoo, which is dedicated to conserving wildlife through education and research. Have 6-hours of free time to spend at the zoo. Stroll among exhibits housing impressive mammals, birds, and reptiles. Have the chance to view outback and bush species like Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, and kangaroos. See animals from around the globe at the new African savannah exhibit, like giraffes, rhinos, and zebras. Choose to learn about impressive endangered species and breeding programs that Australia Zoo is involved with. Make your way to view the animals that made the Crocodile Hunter famous like snakes, crocs, and free-flight birds, or watch the Wildlife Warriors show in the Crocoseum. Board the coach and return to your hotel in Brisbane at the end of your tour.

Australia Zoo Entry & Transfers from Brisbane

3. Australia Zoo Entry & Transfers from Brisbane

Begin the day in style, comfort and luxury as you ride in a 7-10 seated, air conditioned vehicle. Visit Australia Zoo, accompanied by your friendly and experienced guide. You will have approximately 6 hours, heaps of time to enjoy the best Zoo in Australia. Explore the world's most interactive zoo at your own pace and watch daily animal shows including saltwater crocodiles and more. Don't miss the Wildlife Warriors show at 1.00PM! Relax at the end of the day as your tour concludes with drop off back to Brisbane Cbd

Sunshine Coast: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Entry Ticket

4. Sunshine Coast: SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Entry Ticket

Take part in animal conservation activities on Australia’s Sunshine Coast Aquarium with access to the SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast in Mooloolaba, approximately 1-hour from Brisbane. Learn about projects to protect the local environment, discover the unique wildlife of the billabongs and more. Then, come face to face with seals, otters, and even sharks! General admission will get you up-close to many of the creatures that live beneath the sea and show you more about their fragile ecosystems. Discover what animals inhabit the surrounding waters of Queensland and what measures are being taken to protect them. Be entranced by the delicate movement of seahorses in the Seahorse Sanctuary. Touch an array of sea stars and sea cucumbers in the Tidal Touchpool. Explore the coral gardens, clown fish, and sea anemones of the Pacific Reef. Go to the brand new Coastal Wreck zone, and learn about the many species that inhabit the coral reefs of Australia. Learn about the unique wildlife of the billabongs, including freshwater sawfish, barramundi, and pacu fish (a cousin of the piranha). Marvel at creatures whose ancestors have been in the world for more than 650 million years in Jellyfish Kingdom, come up close to fierce-looking moray eels, and much more.

Gold Coast: Australia Zoo Ticket and Roundtrip Transfer

5. Gold Coast: Australia Zoo Ticket and Roundtrip Transfer

Expereince the world-famous Australia Zoo which was founded by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his family on this day trip from the Gold Cost. Avoid the stress of driving to the zoo and relax on the air-conditioned coach ride from and to your Gold Coast hotel. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from selected hotels in the Gold coast. Sit back on the drive in a comfortable and spacious coach. As you drive, soak up scenic views of the Glass House Mountains and the pineapple farms along Steve Irwin Way. Arrive at the Australia Zoo, which is dedicated to conserving wildlife through education and research. Have 6-hours of free time to spend at the zoo. Walk among exhibits housing impressive mammals, birds, and reptiles. Have the opportunity to view outback and bush species like Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, and kangaroos. View animals from around the globe at the new African savannah exhibit, like giraffes, rhinos, and zebras. Learn about impressive endangered species and breeding programs that the Australia Zoo is involved with. Make your way to marvel at the animals that made the Crocodile Hunter famous like snakes, crocs, and free-flight birds, or watch the Wildlife Warriors show in the Crocoseum. Hop aboard the coach and return to your hotel in the Gold Coast at the end of your tour.

Australia Zoo Koala Cuddle Entry & Transfer Sunshine Coast

6. Australia Zoo Koala Cuddle Entry & Transfer Sunshine Coast

Spend a day experiencing a visit to the Australia Zoo! Begin the day in style, comfort and luxury as you ride in a 11-seat air-conditioned vehicle. Make sure to bring your camera! You will have approximately 6 hours - heaps of time to enjoy the best zoo in Australia! You will get to explore the world's most interactive zoo at your own pace and watch daily animal shows, including saltwater crocodiles, afternoon otters and more. Take advantage of the amazing opportunity to cuddle a koala (and receive a photo to capture the moment) - you'll never want to let go! Get an exclusive sneak peak at the awesome Wildlife Hospital, and don't miss the Wildlife Warriors show at noon. The tour concludes with drop off back to your accommodation. 

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What people are saying about Sunshine Coast

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 13 reviews

We took this tour in Dec, 2022 and it was truly amazing. First off, it was just two of us in a van and our driver and a guide Steve provided us with an unforgetful experience both on the road as well as in the Zoo. Steve picked us up from our hotel on time and was engaging in conversation with us throughout the drive to the Zoo, enlightening us with cultural and historical facts and events. He was very personable and even treated us with Pavlova desert once he learned that we did not have a chance to try it previously. Steve provided us with suggestions how to organize our time in the Zoo to make the most out of the experience there. He picked us up from the Zoo on time and again kept us entertained on our way back to the hotel. It happen to be my birthday and I wanted to personally thank Steve again making it so memorable. I would highly recommend both Steve and your company to all interested, you would not regret it.

This was the most fantastic zoo I’ve ever been too. It is so clean and the animals seem so well cared for. Steve would be proud that his legacy lives on. I’ve always wanted to hold a koala. I cried that I finally got the opportunity. If you love koalas as much as I do, this is the place to be. Thank you for making my dreams come true.

Bus trip was very handy. It was easy to see all the animals. The zoo was very clean and well set out. I enjoyed the bird performance the best

Australian Zoo is absolutely a must-see destination in Brisbane.

Very convenient. Enough time to walk around the zoo