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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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Embark on a journey of amazing discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s extraordinary themed zones including the Penguin Expedition. This world-first ride-through experience will take explorers on journey to meet our spectacular sub-Antarctic...more
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Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Purchased ticket online for a better price, it is a nice spot to visit always something to look at. Could watch those penguins for hours, the ride thru the exhibit is a bit of a let down, glad we didn’t have to queue for that

Thank jayne1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience diving with the nurse sharks and giant string rays. The SDX Team Kris, Laurie & Matt we're fantastic instructors and I could not thank Kris enough for being so supportive. Without his support and calmness in the scuba training I would not have...More

Thank trj149
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi trj149! Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We're delighted you had such an amazing time during your Shark Dive, Kris, Laurie, and Matt will be happy to hear your comments. All our SDX instructors are highly experienced and aim to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Sydney Sea Life Aquarium located at Darling Harbor is an amazing tourist attraction place. We reached this place with our niece (3 yrs old) and completely enjoyed the place. This place truly contains a large variety of Australian aquatic life - fishes, sharks, water creatures...More

Thank y_s_raju
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi y_s_raju, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm happy to hear you and your niece enjoyed the aquatic life, our displays team works hard to keep everything looking at its best and to ensure the animals are happy and healthy....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We organised a group of families to visit the aquarium, the kids loved it, plenty for them to observe and learn. It's good that they are progressively updating the exhibitions. We didn't do the penguin experience as there was quite a queue for it. Be...More

Thank mekros
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mekros, Thanks for leaving a review, I'm really glad to hear the kids enjoyed it and also found it educational; of course sharing our amazing marine life with our visitors is a privilege in itself, but our team of marine scientists and curators also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was given a Shark Dive at the Aquarium for Fathers’ Day. Not sure what the family was trying to tell me. But once I got in I had a great time. The getting in, however, was a bit chaotic and frustrating and I was...More

Thank GregE1040
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Greg, Thanks for the great feedback for the Shark Dive Xtreme team, they love the punning review title! We're really sorry to hear you received conflicting information in the lead up to the dive. We want our Shark Dive guests to have a 5*...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly for the price, the aquarium may be a bit underwhelming but given its location right smack in the city, it is a good place if your children just love looking at fish. Penguin enclosure could have more viewing panels. It got really crowded plus...More

Thank Lingling35100
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for taking the time to review us! we love guests all of age but children definitely love visiting! Our penguins always steal the spotlight and I would say are the most popular so it can get crowded. Booking online and contacting in advance can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! It was an amazing experience. Highly recommend 😊 I have never been scuba diving and the staff taught me the basics and at no point did I feel concerned. Highly professional, animals and so happy and healthy. Worth every cent and will definitely be...More

Thank Emma S
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Emma, We are super glad to hear you had a fin-tastic time with us. Thankyou for taking the time to let us know how it went and the sweet recommend review. We look forward to see again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is just ok. The main reason we came was our kids are in love with penguins, but nothing online said the penguin ride was closed, so let's just say a few windows to see the Penguins through was alert down for the kids....More

Thank Dash T
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting Dash! We are so sorry you missed out on the penguin ride on your visit. We try our best to communicate the ride opening times throughout the year. We are just coming out of the winter period when penguin habitats experience much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Aquarium but needs some work to make it shine. Was busy the day we took our two small children, but still able to move. Bit of a walk up and down ramps for the central aquarium and sharks. Worth the wait to take the...More

Thank MikeC2237
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Mike, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy to hear you had a great time. This year we are happy to be celebrate our 30th Birthday and to do so we will be investing in a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to going to the aquarium I was unsure due to a lot of people saying that it wasn’t worth the money. Yes there was a wait time to purchase the tickets which I think should be assessed but once inside I was impressed. There...More

Thank Bec W
Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Becky! Glad to sea that you had a fintastic time at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. I must say the staff do the best job they can to keep this place afloat - and don't get me started on the animals.. all very...More

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I think this is a very popular tourist attraction but early am will be better I would hope. If you are visiting in the winter it might be less crowded than summer.
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Hello MumofDragonsxox, Our private dinner experience has been quite popular in the last few months, we hope to cater for most kinds of dietary restrictions. To contact our Event Coordinators about the menu that we have... More
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