Sea Lion Discovery

Sea Lion Discovery (entry included)

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary opportunity to swim with an Australian Sea Lion at Coffs Coast Wildlife Sanctuary. This unique experience invites you to form a deep connection with these playful marine mammals, while actively learning about their biology, care and conservation from their Animal Care Team. 

From $159 per person (minimum four people)

Highlights of your experience: 

  • Expert guidance: receive personalised instruction from our Animal Care Staff before entering the water, ensuring an enriching interaction 
  • Educational engagement: Learn what it means to provide co-operative care to sea lions, creating unforgettable memories while contributing to their welfare  
  • Immersive insight: Learn about the fascinating history and biology of sea lions in an immersive learning experience led by our experienced Animal Care Staff, fostering a deeper understanding of marine conservation.  
  • Conservation connection: Learn about sustainable fishing practices and how to help marine life in our oceans.  
  • Lasting memory: Your experience will include a digital photo as a keepsake (additional photos available to purchase)  

Important information: 

  • Age and height requirements: Children must be at least nine years old and a minimum of 120cm, accompanied by a paying adult. 
  • Duration: 10 minute orientation followed by a 20 minute interaction 
  • Seasonal availability: Off peak period February – August. Public holiday surcharges apply 
  • Equipment: Googles are provided for underwater viewing. Wetsuits are available for hire at an additional cost at a nearby, off-site location. 
  • Animal welfare: experience availability may change based on animal needs.  
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