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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8251 7800
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US$ 32.45*
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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
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Take an underwater journey through the world famous SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - Sydney's best family attraction - and discover the most diverse collection of all-Australian aquatic life on earth. Set in the heart of Sydney on beautiful Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium showcases over 13,000 aquatic animals from 650 species in spectacularly-themed habitat displays. See Australia's unique aquatic life up close, including one of the world's largest and most impressive collections of fish species, rare dugongs, elusive nautilus, beautiful seahorses, giant sharks, jellyfish, thousands of tropical fish, gigantic stingrays, and much, much more. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium's pair of orphaned dugongs are amongst only a handful of these incredible animals on display anywhere in the world.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 8251 7800
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Reviewed yesterday

Went with the family, spur of the moment, not knowing when to visit Sea Life. This is my 2nd time this year, 1st with gf and 2nd with the family. Highly recommend you prepaid online to avoid the longer general line. Merlin pass, actually makes...More

Thank Minh L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a must in Sidney, has many different species and many animals. Love it. The penguin area is the best

Thank miguel m
Reviewed 3 days ago

We bought a multipass ticket with the trip to the Sky Tower. We decided to do the Aquarium and Wildlife on our last day as we did not need to leave for the airport until after lunch. Having thought it looked small from the outside...More

Thank Ali6304
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited recently with my friend and her family (6 and 3 year olds). The kids loved the fossil dig in the Jurassic Seas area, the shark feed and the penguin feed and boat ride. We caught some fantastic presentations by Dallas and Lisa at...More

Thank Meandering_HeatherM
Reviewed 5 days ago

These are rare and they have two, also the King Penguins are a delight, you can take a boat ride around their island. Only trouble you can get a little list in their but the staff are very helpful.

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the family here on a Saturday morning, three kids under eight. The aquarium was well set out and engaging for the kids. Prepaid tickets are a must and you save a fair chunk of money. We just did the one attraction but there...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on Darling Harbour this Aquarium provided us with a fulfilled and educational day out. We had to line up for at least 40 mins to get a ticket on the Friday morning so we figured out that the pre purchased tickets were in the...More

Thank Elowishes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend pre purchasing tickets/ Merlin pass as the ticket queue was pretty long. Loads to see, more than expected. i thoroughly enjoyed myself

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent at the aquarium. We loved the penguins, the boat ride and the special nooks for kids to get up close and personal with penguins but the best was the dugong eating lettuce. A great activity for families.

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on holidays and visited many attractions. The Sea Life Aquarium was probably the best attraction as you saw up close the many various creatures in the sea. The dugons were our favourites.

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The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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John H
12 March 2017|
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Response from ellearedee | Reviewed this property |
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.
8 February 2017|
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Response from Duty_Supervisor | Property representative |
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
16 July 2016|
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Response from Duty M | Property representative |
Hi Michael2013Odessa, The construction going on at the moment is for our exciting new Antarctic penguins exhibit. As you are walking to our admissions area you can see signs of the construction and what it is going to be... More