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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open Thursday - Monday 10am - 4pm (Last entry 3pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

School Excursion

A Sydney Favourite


Sydney's Best Underwater School Excursions

We are looking forward to welcoming you back for term 4!

SEA LIFE Sydney offer an immersive educational experience, with curriculum-linked guided and self-guided options that can be tailored to fit your students' unit of study. Our programs have been carefully designed to suit a wide range of ages and stages and cover key living world topics including life cycles, conservation, habitats, adaptations and more. 

Our interactive zones bring learning to life, with opportunities to complement your visit with resources that can be used in the classroom or during your visit. 

Visit our Guided Tours - Primary page for a full range of options
For Secondary students visit Guided Tours - Secondary 

If you prefer to explore at your own pace we offer a selection of resources that can be used to complement self-guided tours to help you get the most out of your excursion.

Discover Australia's Largest Variety of Sharks

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is home to the largest variety of sharks in Australia, so come and experience all things JAW-some! Discover the 13 species of sharks which call the aquarium home and become a shark expert through a range of interactive activities focusing on myth-busting, conservation, fun facts and more!

Embark on your shark escapade through the aquarium and put your knowledge to the test – can you spot all 13 of our shark species? Hint: there are four different species in our new Day and Night on the Reef exhibit alone, including the Black and White Tip Reef Sharks, Leopard Sharks and Tawny Nurse Sharks.

Book Multiple Excursions and Save!

Combine your school excursion to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with any of our below attractions and save.

When making a multi-attraction excursion booking you can spread the excursions out across different dates or with different classes at your school.

Other attractions to combine with:


WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo lets you experience the animals and ecosystems of a range of Australian habitats, allowing your class to identify the different requirements of Australian flora and fauna.


Discover more about our rich cultural history with your class and come face-to-face with some of our greatest national heroes such as Captain James Cook.


An experience on the Sydney Tower Eye is the perfect way to bring lessons to life on a range of subjects. It's an eye-opener in every sense. Free binoculars and state of the art touch screens make learning even easier.


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Remember: You can also combine your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye and Madame Tussauds Sydney and make great savings for your own or other classes at your school. View all pricing options and info here.

 If you would like to talk to us first, please call 1800 195 650

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