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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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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 all-new 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 dugongs Pig and Wuru at Dugong Island to learn all about their heart-warming rescue story. Then, face your fears at Shark Valley, a 100 metre ocean-tunnel walkthrough 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 fish-feeding or a behind-the-scenes intimate ocean experience with Dugongs or penguins!
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  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“shark tank” (66 reviews)
“penguin ride” (42 reviews)
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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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"madame tussauds"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good for small kids but lasted all of one hour. Very over priced! Wouldn’t recommend it at all. Much better things to do in Sydney

Thank Heather W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was very crowded and with young children it made it difficult to see all the exhibits. I expected more variety of animals and creatures (it didn’t have the variety and space like the Manly Aquarium used to). The penguin ride was fun and...More

Thank Dan-camper
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice Aquarium with good shark tanks and plenty of good sea life to see. There is interesting free penguin visit which consists in a short boat walk with penguins around. Overall is a great aquarium when compared to others.

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent an interesting and educational afternoon at Sealife Sydney. A great variety of exhibits all well cared for and with excellent interpretation. Well worth the entry fee.

Thank Greg H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been here since I was a kid, so now it was about time to take my kids! Buy tickets online to save time lining up. We also got half price from the Entertainment Book. The kids loved the Shark tank. This had about 5-6...More

Thank Jaron F
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sea life sydney Aquarium had a large collection of australian aquatic life....a must watch place in Sydney.... It's inside the darling harbour... Book tickets online it help to save time, otherwise you must wait in the queue... The staffs are very helpful fair and very...More

Thank gsajaym
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place would actually be an amazing aquarium to visit, if there wasn't: - Thousands of babies, toddlers and small children who scream like crazy all the time (yes, I do have children myself, thanks) - Super loud commentary at several places that hurts your...More

Thank KiwiSchnitzel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came back here after 15 years and oh dear It is looking old and needs a revamp. We queued for 20 minutes to do the penguin ride which goes for maybe 2 minutes and is so not worth waiting for. We have been to...More

Thank Jancye W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our local family members told us this place was better before renovations, peaceful and spacious, with floor to ceiling aquariums, but now it is narrow, overcrowded, with many small tanks that are hard to see and info being shouted at you via microphones at top...More

Thank Vpmatt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I been to other aquariums which have set the base for my expectations, so I was a bit disappointed. We avoided school holidays in the hope it would be quieter, but got the school excursions doh! Haha.

Thank LAJ27
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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.
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Dedezgirl
8 February 2017|
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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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