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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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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entrance Ticket
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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 King and Gentoo penguins as they are transported on a raft at a cool six degrees Celsius. Get face-to-fin with over 13,000 animals from 700 different species in an impressive six million litres of water as you explore South Coast Shipwreck, Dugong Island, Shark Valley and the world’s largest Great Barrier Reef display. Meet our resident dugong, Pig, at Dugong Island to learn all about his heart-warming rescue story. Then, face your fears at Shark Valley, a 100 metre ocean-tunnel walk-through amongst jaw-some sharks and skeletal whale remains! Make sure you join in with our interactive daily talks, or book ahead to join us for a Penguin Passport experience, a behind-the-scenes fish feeding or take the plunge with the new Shark Dive Xtreme!
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 8251 7800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting Sydney on a solo trip and wanted to dive for the first time. Googled and found Shark Dive and then purchased my ticket online. Got to the aquarium early and saw the divers which helped eased some of the anxiety. I was so grateful...More

Thank Ayanna4Eleven
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was no expecting much when we were standing at the entrance of the aquarium. But as we started to walk through the aquarium, it was a pleasant surprise that the aquarium is well planned with many interactive activities. We were lucky the aquarium was not...More

Thank TheDeliveryGuySG
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We think the Aquarium is a fine experience and good value for money. It's very informative at all levels, having enough interactive information to keep the young generations engaged. The Penguin experience is cute and unexpected liitle journey: Though be warned it's awfully cold in...More

Thank Lizpeterv11
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whatever you do - do NOT go on a weekend, it is crazy busy! You can’t really enjoy the aquarium with so many people crammed in together. The line to purchase tickets was ridiculously long, I suggest you buy your tickets online. If you purchase...More

Thank SimoneTonkin
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you don't have kids skip weekends and early morning! We went into Madame Taussauds first to avoid the que! Even with an annual pass you have to line up. Once in the aquarium the exhibits are good but feel a little tired/run down. The...More

Thank Norma F
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even with pre-purchased tickets we waited in line with hoards of people. Our tickets included a photo.. great I thought. The exhibits feel old and we were explained that part of the aquarium was under renovations, disappointing as we probably would not have gone. Anyway...More

Thank Smokeymos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of creatures to see.We took a Penguin tour in the snow,fantastic experience.kids loved it and will do it again next year.

Thank Aonly
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The whole experience was great. I am an experienced diver and it was still really unique. The team there were super friendly and made the experience

Thank Josh L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought the 3 day pass and used the Sealife Aquarium one of the day passes. It was a very impressive Aquarium. A lot of walking around, seemed a little bit unorganized. They may have been under irregular operations. However the Aquarium itself amazing. My...More

Thank Chrissandra P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, let me just say that this might be one of the better aquariums i’ve ever visited. The exhibits truly display what the natural environment would look like. My family of 5 (all adults) had no complaints, besides the large crowd of people that...More

Thank Madison H
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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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