Underwater World  Queensland Sunshine Coast


Sunshine Coast holiday attractions close to our Mooloolaba accommodation include Australia Zoo, Ettamogah Pub, the Big Pineapple, Underwater World and more.

Australia Zoo

Visit the zoo that is like no other. The world famous Australia Zoo is packed with amazing animals, exciting encounters and fabulous entertainment.

Australia Zoo Enjoy the spectacular live shows featuring poisonous snakes, fascinating birds and enormous crocodiles at the “Crocoseum”. Get up close to native and exotic animals like the big cats, giant tortoises, friendly dingoes and nosy echidnas. Take a behind the scenes tour of the Big Cat House and see the great work done at the Animal Hospital.

Australia Zoo offers the perfect day out for all the family, and the friendly staff will do whatever they can to make your day special.

For more information

Where: Glasshouse Mountains Tourist Drive, between Landsborough & Beerwah
Phone: 61 (0)7 5436 2000
Website: www.australiazoo.com.au

Aussie World and Ettamogah Pub

The Aussie World family fun park is located behind the iconic Ettamogah Pub. Featuring more than 30 rides and games, Aussie World has something for everyone. Classic carnival rides like the rollercoaster, dodgem cars and ferris wheel sit aside newer rides like the Kicking Mozzie Musta and the fast and fun experience of the Rock 'n' Roll Rebel. Younger visitors will adore Tykes Trolley Railway, Bizzy Buggies and the Tin Lids Tea Party rides.

Aussie World and Ettamogah Pub Next door stands the legendary Ettamogah Pub, whose quirky appearance makes it the most photographed pub in the world! Visit Bluey's Bar and Grill upstairs for a great meal and a cold beer – perfect for the hungry traveller.

There is also a variety of souvenir and gift shops to browse, featuring pub memorabilia and gourmet treats.

For more information

Where: 73 Frizzo Road, adjacent to the Bruce Highway, Palmview
Phone: 61 (0)7 5494 5444
Website: www.aussieworld.com.au

The Big Pineapple

The Big Pineapple is a working plantation where you can see how pineapples and macadamia nuts are grown and harvested.

The Big Pineapple Take a ride on the Plantation Train through the pineapple fields and subtropical rainforest to the macadamia nut orchards. Cruise the waterways on the Harvest Boat ride and learn about the fascinating history of horticulture, before visiting the animal nursery.

Explore the tropical fruit industry inside the 16 metre high Big Pineapple and enjoy the spectacular views from the top. The Big Pineapple's parfaits are legendary and dining here is a real tropical experience, which showcases the finest of the region's fresh produce. Before you leave, be sure to stop at the Market Place to stock up on tasty treats, arts and crafts, and souvenirs.

For more information

Where: Woombye (Take the Nambour Connection Road off the Bruce Highway)
Phone: 61 (0)7 5442 1333
Website: www.bigpineapple.com.au

Underwater WorldUnderwater World

Head to Underwater World, where there is always something new to “sea”! Be surrounded by thousands of beautiful tropical fish and come face to face with the predators of the ocean.

Watch the friendly seals at play, encounter a mischievous otter and feel marine marvels in the interative touch pool. Visit the Cold Water exhibit and see Giant Crabs and eerie sea dragons. Featuring more than 18 feeds, tours and talks each day, Underwater World offers a world of discovery

For more information

Where: The Wharf, Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba
Phone: 61 (0)7 5458 6280
Website: www.underwaterworld.com.au

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