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Address: West Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8251 7877
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USD 16.94*
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Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary Entrance Ticket
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Sydney Attractions Pass: SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Zoo...
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Shark Diving Xtreme in Sydney

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GREAT DAY FOR KIDS BUT NOT CHEAP

Great to take the kids, but it only kills about an hour. Pretty pricey for what you are paying for but good fun nonetheless!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
secretreviews2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very well set out, well looked after, plenty of different sealife,penguins up the top with nice views of the harbour, worth a trip for sure .

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Thank walkthetalkthewalk
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids found it very exciting and fun to see the rays and sharks swimming above their heads with the keepers information at feed time.

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Thank stelgirl
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to take the kids, but it only kills about an hour. Pretty pricey for what you are paying for but good fun nonetheless!

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Thank secretreviews2016
Tamworth, Australia
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is for everyone. It spans over three levels, from sharks to penguins and everything in between. The glowing jelly fish are a picture delight with kids. The penguins on the top level are cute, make sure you are there for the show The bottom level is where you will spend the most time. Sharks, stingrays, turtles swimming all... More 

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Thank lee68g
Albury, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun for the family. We enjoyed this place especially the penguins . Looks a little small on the outside but is just as good as sydneys sea life in the city

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Thank Kellybv53
Sarnia, Canada
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161 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here as we love aquariums. The highlight was the little penguins! Go during feeding time and you won't be disappointed. We also loved the cuddlefish, sea horses, nurse sharks and sea turtles. It only took us about an hour to see the whole aquarium. Kids had play places to stop at along the way. Gift... More 

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Dan H, Manager at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Erin, Thanks for visiting recently and taking the time to provide a review. I'm glad to hear your highlight was the Little Penguins as we're very fond of them too. Glad the kids enjoyed their visit as well. Thanks again for visiting. Dan Henderson Senior Operations Manager More 

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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was very beatiful, excelent. a lot of sea life in one place. our children were... no comment. beautiful.

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Thank Andrei S
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Penguin feeding time - super cute! Other critters feeding time - fascinating! Heaps of knowledge obvious in the staff; watched them entertain the kidlets and also engage the adults. Shark and ray tunnel was aMAZing

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Thank Liz_from_Melbourne
Singapore
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went over to Manly on the ferry and took the kids to the sealife centre. They loved it (ages 3 and 5) It is small but still plenty to keep them busy. They loved touching the shark eggs and anemones in the touch pool and seeing the rays and turtles and sharks. The staff were friendly. There is also... More 

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Thank Mullets4
Dan H, Manager at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for visiting us and also taking the time to provide a review. It's great to hear the kids enjoyed interacting with the shark eggs and anemones at the touch pool. We hope to see you again soon, Kind regards Dan Henderson Senior Operations Manager More 

North Shore,New Zealand
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Timed it just right to see the shark and then pegin feeding.Talks was interesting and enjoyed by our party of grown-ups.

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