Sea World Visitor Info

Park Hours

  • Rides and Attractions

    • Open: 10:00 AM
    • Close: 5:00 PM
  • Park doors

    • Open: 9:30 AM
    • Close: 5:30 PM

Park hours are subject to change, Sea World is open everyday except Christmas, for ANZAC Day 2013 the park will be open from 1:30 PM

Dining Options

Click here for a full overview of Sea World's many dining options.

How To Get There

Sea World is located on Sea World Drive in Main Beach, Gold Coast. It's just a 3 minute drive north of Surfers Paradise. If you're not driving, there are numerous bus services from Brisbane and the Gold Coast region that will drop you right at the front gate.

  • CarCar

    From Surfers Paradise beach, drive along the Gold Coast Highway north and follow the signs to Sea World. From Southport, cross the Southport Bridge, turn left and follow the signs. If you’re travelling from Brisbane, follow the signs to the Pacific Motorway and the Gold Coast, take the Smith Street exit and follow the signs.

    There are plenty of free car parking spaces available at Sea World’s front entrance. Reserved parking is also available for disabled guests adjacent to the main gate.

  • BusPublic Transport

    If you don’t have a car there are plenty of other transport options to get you to Sea World including:
    - Gold Coast Cabs: 131 008
    - Hughes Chauffeured Limousines: 1300 306 644

    Gold Coast
    - Con-x-ion: BOOK YOUR TRANSFER ONLINE NOW (LINK): 07 5556 9888
    - Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle: 1300 655 655
    - Surfside Buslines – Translink: 131 230

    - Coachtrans: 07 3358 9700

    Sunshine Coast
    - Suncoast Pacific Coaches: 13 14 99

    - McCafferty’s Express Coaches: 13 14 99

    For information about train services from Brisbane of the Gold Coast to Helensvale Station, and bus connections to Sea World, visit or call 13 12 30, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    To enjoy aerial views on your way to Sea World, contact Sea World Helicopters on 07 5588 2224.