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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Regular Opening Hours
Open daily 10am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
Summer Holiday Opening Hours
Open daily 9.30am - 7pm (Last entry 6pm) Public holidays may effect these hours please refer to our opening hours page
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Sydney's Most Unique Experiences

Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime?

In our central Darling Harbour location you can dive with sharks, go on the ice with a colony of King and Gentoo penguins, indulge in an after-hours private dining experience or go behind the scenes at our aquarium.

Find out more about each of our fin-tastic SEA LIFE Sydney experiences below.

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Shark Dive Xtreme

Diving with sharks at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is an exhilarating experience. It's also one of only a handful worldwide where you're guaranteed an underwater encounter with the king of the deep! Never scuba-dived before? No problem - this dive is suitable for first time divers and includes tuition and safety training.


Penguin Passport

A 75-minute tour of the icy wonderland where our King and Gentoo penguins live. During your penguin encounter, you'll join keepers on-the-ice for a playful enrichment session, go behind-the-scenes to see how we care for our colony and get professional photos taken of your up-close experience.


Glass Bottom Boat

Enjoy a rarely seen view of the new Day and Night on the Reef exhibit and its inhabitants as you are skippered on our glass bottom boat above the tank for a behind-the-scenes look. Learn all about life on the reef from your tour guide and have the chance to ask all your fishy questions


Fish Feeding & Behind the Scenes Tour

Our fishy friends are hungry ones; explore behind the scenes at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium in Darling Harbour and help us feed them. Of all the things to do in Sydney, this 30 minute guided tour is sure to top your family's list.

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Private Dining

Undoubtedly Sydney's most unique private dining experience, this includes a self-guided tour, three course dinner and drinks. Choose from a range of intimate dinner location in the Great Barrier Reef zone with huge floor-to-ceiling window into the exhibit. This amazing Oceanarium will mesmerise you as hundreds of fish, turtles, sharks and sawfish cruise the reef before your eyes.