Sea World Spooky Nights is Sea World’s all new after hours family event! The event starts at 5:30pm and transforms the park into a Spooky land filled with colourful Sea Monsters and ghastly Ghost Pirates! Take part in a Trick’n’Treasure Trail (paid experience), experience incredible precincts, spooktivities, shows, selected rides at night plus more! Village Roadshow One Pass Holders receive one free entry to Sea World Spooky Nights.


There are six spooktivities to check out, please note these are paid experiences and are not included in the entry ticket:

#1: Captain Blue Beard’s Tall Tales

#2: Captains Dinner Adventure

#3: Treasure Trove

#4: Face Painting

#5: Midway Games Spooky Combo

#6: Trick’n’Treasure Trail

#7: Ghostly Glow Dance Floor

#8: Mini Monster Trail


There are six precincts to visit:

#1: Monster Mansion

#2: Nickelodeon Land

#3: Pirate Grotto

#4: Ghostly Glow Plaza

#5: Black Lagoon

#6: Shipwreck Bay

Rides & Exhibits

There are 11 rides and exhibits to visit:

#1: Bikini Bottom Cross Town Express

Dive in for the best day ever in the wacky underwater world of SpongeBob SquarePants! Spin and slide back and forth on a short u-shaped track. This tug boat ride gently rotates as it rocks and spins over a shallow arc-shaped track, moving at 12 kilometres an hour.

#2: Boots Banana Boogie

Dora, Boots and all their friends are on an adventure! Ride in your very own banana-shaped vehicle whichs rises up and down as the ride spins. This merry-go-round style ride spins around at a speed of 17km an hour and rises up and down as the ride spins.

#3: Donatello’s Ninja Flyer

Enter a bustling action-packed New York cityscape, home to the Big Apple’s greatest heroes – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and put the pedal to the metal as you soar high in the sky to help keep New York safe for another day. This family-friendly ride cruises along at a speed of 5.6 RPM and reaches a velocity of 2.75.

#4: Dora’s Fiesta Carousel

Climb aboard a glimmering carousel and join Dora for a musical spin at the Fiesta! This carousel moves at a speed of 14 KM/H and has a diameter of 11 metres. The perfect, relaxed ride for Mum, Dad and the kids to enjoy!

#5: Patrick’s Jellyfish Frenzy

Patrick Star invites you to ride Jellyfish as you whirl and swirl on the iconic plains! What better way to celebrate Jelly Fest? This spinning kids’ ride moves at 5 m/s, has a 10 RPM and a track diameter of 9.2 metres, making it perfect for the little ones!! Velocity is controlled by the spinning wheel inside the jellyfish cup and can reach up to 4.98.

#6: SpongeBob’s Boating School Blast

Zoom, zip, and zigzag on a madcap ride through Mrs. Puff’s Boating School, cutting a path of destruction to rival SpongeBob’s! This ride is perfect for families, covering 88 metres of tracks with a top speed of 27 kilometres an hour.

#7: Storm Coaster

Ride out the storm on an awesome new coaster that the whole family will enjoy! Hold on tight as you face a 20 metre wave on dry land. Can you brave an extraordinary fire while drenched in water? Be prepared to ride the perfect storm, without a single cloud! 470m of track with speeds of over 70km/hr!

#8: Polar Bear Shores

Polar Bear Shores is home to Hudson, Nelson and Mishka. These are the only Polar bears in Australia, and the exhibit replicates the Arctic summer.

#9: Ray Reef

See the rays glide through the water in this open touch pool.

#10: Sea Jellies Illuminated

Experience Sea Jellies like never before with an illuminated backdrop full of colour and life. Plus, learn all about these amazing creatures in the first of its kind operating research laboratory from Griffith University.

#11: Shark Bay

Home to the Tropical Reef Snorkel, Glass bottom boat and Shark Encounter Animal Adventures (temporarily unavailable).

Movie World Spooky Nights Shows

There are two shows to catch:

#1: Affinity by Night

#2: Monster Mayhem Laser Lightshow

Event Dates

Sea World Spooky Nights  2021 will run over eight nights and is held on select Fridays and Saturdays in October from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Village Roadshow One Pass Holders receive one free entry to Sea World Spooky Nights.

Friday 1 October 2021

Saturday 2 October 2021

Friday 8 October 2021

Saturday 9 October 2021

Friday 22 October 2021

Saturday 23 October 2021

Friday 29 October 2021

Saturday 30 October 2021

Is Sea World Spooky Nights suitable for Children?

Sea World Spooky Nights is a family friendly event suitable for children of all ages and adults.

Are Face Masks or Costumes Optional?

You are welcome to wear costumes and light face make-up. No dangerous items or weapons may be brought into Sea World. Note: Some costume pieces may need to be removed due to ride restrictions.

How to Get to Sea World Spooky Nights?

Public Transport:

For buses to Seaworld: catch route bus number 705 to Seaworld. Note: the tram line does not connect to Sea World so you will have to catch the bus.

Taxis can be hailed on the streets of Gold Coast, or you can reserve a taxi anytime by calling 131 800. Make sure you ask for an estimate of the fees.

Private Transfer:

Holiday Holiday can arrange private theme park transfers to and from your Gold Coast accommodation. This will often be a private coach that will drop you off to the theme park of your choice.

Hire Car:

Last but not least, consider hiring a car during your stay on the Gold Coast with Holiday Holiday. It is extremely easy to navigate the streets of Gold Coast; signs to the theme parks are plentiful, or just make sure you have your GPS set to the right address. Gold Coast drivers are very respectful and patient. Parking at Sea World is free and plentiful.

Where to Stay for Sea World Spooky Nights?

Holiday Holiday Gold Coast accommodation are located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, 10 minutes drive away from Sea World. Browse now for a family friendly Gold Coast accommodation with Chevron Renaissance resort, Sun City and Crown Towers Gold Coast. All Holiday Holiday apartments come with a complimentary car parking space for our guest booking.