Sea World

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Sea World tickets

NRMA Members can save a minimum of $12.90 on front gate prices, depending on which of the three separate packages you select.

We bundle tickets into combined deals so you can get the most of a Gold Coast trip by accessing all three Village Roadshow Theme Parks (Movie World, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild) at the cheapest prices available.

What is there to do at Sea World?

Rides and precincts

Enjoy a tonne of rides and different adventures during your visit to Sea World. Make your way through a life-sized reef while being splashed and sprayed by water at Castaway Bay, or if you prefer a thrill - you can jump on your very own jet ski at the Jet Rescue ride or tackle the awesome Storm Coaster. Head over to Nickelodeon Land and discover the quirky character neighbourhoods of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and her buddy boots, as well as the wacky underwater world of SpongeBob SquarePants.

Shows and presentations

There is a range of entertainment throughout the day to keep the whole family entertained. Catch the Seal Guardians Presentation or check out the exciting PAW Patrol On Holiday Show at the Nickelodeon Stage. Plus, experience world-class action-packed stunts performed by some of the best athletes in the country in the all-new Thunder Lake Stunt Show.

Animal adventures

Make memories you'll cherish forever with one of the many exclusive animal experiences on offer. Get up close and personal with seals, dolphins, penguins and many more.

Where is Sea World?

Sea World is located just off Seaworld Drive at Main Beach in the Gold Coast, Queensland 4217.

How to get to Sea World from Sydney

By Car: The shortest drive from Sydney is about 860km. We'd recommend making the most of the journey by stopping overnight along the way at an NRMA Holiday Park. You can also plan your route using the my nrma app to get cheap fuel and food along the way.

By plane: Gold Coast Airport is a 1 hour and 20 minute flight from Sydney's Kingsford Smith. From there, the theme park is 40km north - you could rent a car at the airport or take three connections by public transport (under 2 hours).

Brisbane Airport is a 1 hour 30 minute flight from Sydney. From there, the theme park is a 70km drive south or two connections on public transport (about 2 hours). For timetables, or more information or to plan your journey visit TransLink or call on 13 12 30.

Opening hours

Access the park from 9:30am to 5:00pm and the rides from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Sea World want to maximise the fun and adventure you experience, which is why they're open every day of the year except Christmas Day. They're open on Anzac Day from 1:30pm to 5:00pm.

Sea World Map

Download a printable PDF map of Sea World Resort Gold Coast.

Car rental

If you've arrived in the Gold Coast by plane and you don't like the idea of using public transport or taxis, consider picking up a rental car from the airport. NRMA Members can get 15% off the best day rate with Thrifty, plus a free upgrade and no additional driver fee. Thrifty's office at Gold Coast Airport is at the Coolangatta terminal. You should book in advance to get the best rates.

Sea World Resort

The Gold Coast offers plentiful accommodation options a short distance from Sea World, including the NRMA Member specials listed below. Those seeking ultimate convenience, should also consider Sea World Resort. Nestled between the beach and broadwater, with Sea World just next door, you can’t get closer to the action. Make sure to check out their Gold coast accommodation deals to get the best value family package.