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SEA LIFE® Sydney Aquarium
SEA LIFE® Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE® Sydney Aquarium

Darling Harbour, Sydney, 2000

The Basics

Book skip-the-line admission tickets in advance to have more time for exploring. Once inside, discover what day (and night) looks like on the reef at the aquarium's interactive reef exhibit, get up close to king and Gentoo penguins, see a variety of sharks, and meet a dugong. Book combination tickets to the aquarium, along with Madame Tussauds Sydney and the Sydney Eye. Hop-on hop-off bus and harbor cruises stop at Darling Harbour.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Sydney

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Weekend trip
Stephen_F, Apr. 2022
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
Very educational institution I believe the death rate would be high in the tanks seen several fish not moving an no movement from gills suggesting there time had expired.
star-5
Sunny Monday visit
Erin_R, Apr. 2022
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
Great aquarium and small conservation zoo. I should of booked it for a rainy day but it was wonderful and sunny so a walk around the Harbour was enjoyed as well.
star-5
Great days adventures
Melisa_D, Mar. 2022
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
Great day spent adventuring around Sydney. Great value for money. Easy to find and get to. Highly recommend for solo travellers and families too.
star-4
The look on my grandsons...
Melinda_R, Jan. 2022
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
The look on my grandsons face when he saw the sharks was priceless. Was great to see so many sharks and sting rays.
star-5
Great value
Pat_F, Mar. 2022
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
Lovely staff at each site. The Tower Eye is worth the view. Loved it. Definitely easier to move around during the week as apposed to weekend.
star-5
Fun day
Roger_D, Feb. 2022
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
Both the Zoo and Sea Life Aquarium were great fun and enjoyable. We would recommend them to anybody.
star-4
Great to visit once if you have kids
MahaZohbi, Jan. 2022
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
A nice place to visit but with few let downs. In some areas it gets way too crowded and noisy (with background music). Many tanks had dirty glass which made the viewing difficult. Poor lighting and poor ventilation in some areas as well (especially around the tunnels). Information about the sea animals was patchy at best, relying on screens that show pretty basic details.
star-4
Fun experience
Pascal_T, Jan. 2022
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
Pretty good experience like learning about all the different sea life great experience great for kids too .
star-5
Yesterday Once More
Kevin_Y, Dec. 2021
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
The visit to the aquarium, wild life zoo and Sydney tower brought us back to a few years ago before the kids were born. Everything seems familiar but it was a brand new and unforgettable experience for the family.
star-5
Memorable family fun
Nathan_C, Jan. 2021
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
I haven't been to the aquarium for many years - so we were pleasantly surprised with some of the new displays and rooms. My young daughter was in awe of all the fish as she walked under the sea. Walking through the aquarium took me back to when I was a kid ogling at the tanks. It was a truly magical time.
star-5
Penguins and Pig the Dugong
firennie, Feb. 2020
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
Lovely sea life centre and bigger than we expected... really enjoyed the penguins and Dugong. Would recommend a visit
star-5
Great day out with the kids
Nathan C, Dec. 2019
Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo and Madame Tussauds
We went to Wild Life Zoo and Sea Life Aquarium with friends and our children. The kids loved it as they got to get up close and see the animals.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a must for nature lovers and families.

  • The aquarium offers a daily program of events that allows you to observe feeding and listen to educational talks; check the website for exact times.

  • The aquarium is mostly accessible for strollers and wheelchair users, though some visitors may require assistance down some of the steeper ramps.

  • Students and disabled visitors receive discounted admission.

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How to Get There

Reaching Darling Harbour from almost anywhere in central Sydney is easy. Walk along Market Street from the central business district or jump on a ferry from Circular Quay. Alternatively, take the Monorail to Darling Park Station or disembark the train at Town Hall Station, both of which are within walking distance of Darling Harbour.

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When to Get There

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is open from Monday through Sunday, morning until evening, with last entry an hour before close. To beat the crowds, visit outside of Australian school holidays and summer months, and book tickets ahead of time.

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Delights of Darling Harbour

At Darling Harbour, the fun is not confined to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. You can watch an immersive film on one of the largest IMAX screens in the world; observe wildlife from around the globe at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo; and wander around the calming Chinese Garden of Friendship. Plus, cruises of Sydney Harbour regularly depart from Darling Harbour.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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