Quick Facts

Conservation Status:

Vulnerable

Population:

Between 22,000 - 31,000

Adult Weight

150kg-800kg

Animal Group:

Mammal

Diet

Carnivorous

Habitat

Wild Polar bears are found in Denmark, Norway, Russia, Canada & USA

Get within metres of the world's largest carnivore at Sea World.

Watch the bears swim, play and interact with each other at the world-class Polar Bear Shores exhibit.

Polar bears are classified as Vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Attractions

Polar Bear Shores

Polar Bear Exhibit

Polar Bear Shores

on-ride features

​ANIMAL ADVENTURE

Behind The Scenes Polar Bear Shores

Land-Based Animal Adventure

Behind The Scenes Polar Bear Shores

on-ride features

Meet some of the Polar bears

Meet Mishka
Meet Mishka
Date of Birth: April 2017
Sex: Female

Mishka was born at Sea World on 26 April 2017 and has now graduated from Polar Bear Pre-School! Mishka is growing fast and continuing to develop. Come watch her swim, play and interact with Mum, Liya at Sea World today.

Meet Hudson
Meet Hudson
Date of Birth: November 2003
Sex: Male

Hudson and his brother Nelson were both rescued from Quebec, Canada, after they lost their mother. Unable to survive on their own without her at such a young age, Hudson and Nelson were flown to Sea World when they were less than one year old.

Meet Liya
Meet Liya
Date of Birth: December 2000
Sex: Female

Liya was born in Leningrad Zoo, Russia, and moved to Sea World in 2001 at approximately one year of age. Liya gave birth to cub Mishka in April 2017. This was Liya's second litter which gives testament to the care and enrichment program at the world-class Polar Bear Shores exhibit.

Exhibit locations

Polar Bear Shores & Polar Bear Pre-School

Now that Mishka has graduated from Polar Bear Pre-School, you may witness precious moments between her and her mum, Liya, either at the specially designed Pre-School exhibit or the larger Polar Bear Shores exhibit. Check both exhibits to see Hudson and Nelson play and interact with each other too!

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