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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Sydney-siders

12 Sep 2018 11:12:42

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Sydney-siders

Ah, Christmas... tis the most wonderful time of the year, isn’t it? Except when you you’re on the hunt for a gift for that person who is always so difficult to buy for. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered for the perfect Christmas gift! With our range of unique animal experiences and unlimited entry passes to choose from, we’ve got Christmas gift ideas that will see you through the next few years!


Penguin Passport Encounter Gift Voucher

Treat your loved one a Penguin Passport and they can embark on a once in a lifetime encounter with our sub-Antarctic penguin colony. Our team will suit guests up in sub-Antarctic snow gear as they go behind the glass and on the ice with our majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins in their habitat. Your loved one will be able to watch as they waddle, swim and play on the ice right in front of them. They will also go behind the scenes with the keepers to learn how we look after our penguins and maintain their wold-class habitat. It get any cooler (quite literally) than that!

Find out more about our penguin encounter experience:


Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

If your hard-to-buy-for person is more of an adrenaline junkie, this could be the gift for them. Shark Dive Xtreme is an exhilarating experience and one of the only shark dives in the world where participants are guaranteed an underwater encounter with these ocean predators. What’s more, they’ll be diving without a cage - with no previous diving experience required this is the perfect Christmas gift for anyone keen for an up close encounter. Our qualified divers will provide a dive training session before they take the plunge into our Shark Alley and come face-to-fin with Grey Nurse Sharks, Port Jackson Sharks, Wobbegong Sharks, MASSIVE stingrays, sea turtles and lots of other colourful creatures.

Both our penguin and shark experiences include all day general admission to our aquarium, so spend the rest of the day exploring our underwater world!

Find out more about Sydney's Shark Dive Xtreme:


Sydney Big Ticket Attraction Pass

If the above isn’t quite what you were looking for, how about a multi-attraction pass they can use over the Christmas break? Check out our Big Ticket Attraction Passes where you can combine a SEA LIFE ticket with one, two or three more of Sydney’s best attractions. Not only can your loved one experience our underwater world, they can choose to visit Madame Tussauds to get the ultimate selfie with your favourite celebrity, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo to visit the kangaroos and koalas, and Sydney Tower Eye for an incredible 360 degree view of Sydney’s stunning skyline. Sydney Big Ticket passholders have 30 days to visit the attractions so if they don’t want to see them all in one day, they can spread the fun out over the holidays!

Find out more about the Sydney attraction pass, Sydney Big Ticket:


Full Price


Per Adult (Child $54)
  • Price includes a Digi Photo pass giving you Unlimited Digital Photos!
  • You are required to book a date & timeslot before your visit
  • Visit your other attractions within 30 days

Penguin Experience Gift Voucher

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penguin passport gift voucher



  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • A truly unique 75 minute on the ice and behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

Any Day Gift Voucher



  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included