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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open Times

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

Tickets & Experiences

Experience the brand new Day and Night on the Reef zone!

SEA LIFE SYDNEY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

As part of the most recent updates to the containment plan for the Covid-19 coronavirus we have been advised by the Australian Government to temporarily close SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. The move is consistent with the closure of other venues and postponement of events in order to prevent further outbreak. The closure is effective across all Merlin attractions in Australia as of midday on 23rd March, 2020.  Meanwhile, rest assured, our staff will continue to feed, care for and provide enrichment opportunities for the animals in our care until we re-open.

To be kept up to date on when the attraction is scheduled to re-open, Simply sign up below.

If you have already purchased tickets to our attraction, you may use these tickets for any future date through to December 31, 2020. We look forward to delivering memorable experiences again soon.

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SYDNEY ATTRACTION PASSES

Go BIG and save money by combining your SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium ticket with Sydney’s other top attractions including Madame Tussauds, Sydney Tower Eye and WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. Book 2 or 3 attractions to get one for free attraction for a limited time!

$134

Full Price

$55

Per Adult (Child $39)
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • Valid for admission within 30 days, save over 58% when booked 24 hours in advance, save 55% when booking for today
  • FREE Attraction for a limited time!

$163

Full Price

$65

Per Adult (Child $46)
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • Valid for admission within 30 days, save over 60% when booked 24 hours in advance, save 57% when booking for today
  • FREE Attraction for a limited time!

$218

Full Price

$99

PER ADULT (CHILD $70)
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • See it all in 1 day or over any 5 days, includes a hop-on, hop-off Big Bus Tour
  • Valid for admission within 30 days

SEA LIFE TICKETS

We have great options for visiting SEA LIFE for a day. And children under the age of 3 are FREE!

$46

at the door

$36.80

Adult From (Child $26.40)
  • Pick a date and time slot for standard 1 day admission
  • Skip the queue with mobile ticket entry
  • Prices vary by date and time - book in advance to save up to 20% in off peak or 10% in peak

ONLINE ONLY

$46

PER ADULT (Child $33)
  • Flexible entry - arrive anytime in the next 12 months
  • Skip the queues with express online ticket entry
  • Free admission under age 3

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

Why not make your experience extra special and book in for one of our experiences? Get up close and personal with some of our animals and learn more about them from our keepers, they can even help you to get to know their individual characters.

$66

at the door

$56.80

ADULT FROM (CHILD $46.40)
  • Hop aboard our Cruise Whitsundays Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

BOOK ONLINE

$129

PER ADULT
  • 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

BOOK ONLINE FROM

$239

PER ADULT
  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dives run 7 days a week, all day aquarium admission included

BIG BUS TOUR + 4 ATTRACTIONS TICKET

Hop on and off the Big Bus and explore Sydney's iconic locations from the Opera House to Bondi Beach. Mix your ticket with 4 top attractions including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Madame Tussuads, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and see the sights from the highest point in Sydney up the Sydney Tower Eye.

Big Bus Tour + 4 Sydney Attractions

$99

Per Adult (CHILD $70)

Book your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney first, then visit our other attractions anytime within the next 30 days! Big Bus tickets valid for 7 days from purchase.

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Experience Gift Vouchers

Give your loved one the gift of a truly unforgettable experience! Our Sydney experience gift vouchers are sure to score you some serious brownie points.

BOOK ONLINE

$129

PER ADULT
  • 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

WEEKDAY DIVE

$239

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

ANY DAY DIVE

$299

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

Annual Passes

Buy an annual pass and get unlimited fun to all 10 Attractions across Australia & New Zealand! You will also get a 20% discount off Tours & Experiences as well as 20% off food & drink and $10 off Magic Memories souvenir photo packs. With the Platinum Merlin Annual Pass enjoy the freedom to visit our magical attractions 365 days a year and all school holidays activities. Gold Merlin Annual Pass offers great value, off-peak access to our top attractions - exclusion dates apply

FROM

$89

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

GIFT VOUCHER

$89

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

FROM

$69

Family Price (per person)
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Annual Pass Renewal

PASS RENEWAL

$62

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

PASS RENEWAL

$52

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Special Events

Create magical memories with our special events at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium including Kids Birthday Parties and after hours Private Dining experiences.

BOOK ONLINE

$450

PER COUPLE
  • Dine along moonlight beach and experience the reef at night
  • After-hours tour & dining experience at the aquarium
  • 3 course dinner with premium drinks and cocktail on arrival

BOOK ONLINE

$500

PER COUPLE
  • See the reef bursting with colour in our world of jellies
  • After-hours tour & dining experience at the aquarium
  • 3 course dinner with premium drinks and cocktail on arrival

BOOK ONLINE

$550

PER COUPLE
  • Get up close to turtles, sharks and tropical fish
  • After-hours tour & dining experience at the aquarium
  • 3 course dinner with premium drinks and cocktail on arrival

Tickets and Passes Info

Tickets are also available for purchase on the day at the attraction, however, when you purchase tickets online via this website - the official SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium website - you can:

  • Save up to 20% on general admission aquarium tickets compared with walk up
  • Save with online-only experience discounts and deals for multiple Sydney attraction passes
  • Head straight to the entry with online mobile ticket entry

The Sydney Attractions Passes are multi-attraction passes that offer HUGE savings on admission to our family of 4 attractions in Sydney. All of the attractions included are part of the Merlin Entertainments family. The attractions are SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussaud's Sydney and Sydney Tower Eye.

The aquarium can get busy in peak periods so there may be queues in these periods. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets online and selecting the 'Print@Home and Mobile Ticket' option. This will allow you to skip the buying tickets queue and avoid lining up to collect your tickets from the ticket desk. Just head straight to our attraction entry points and scan your ticket! 

Yes! Admission for children under the age of 3 is free to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium when accompanied by an adult ticket or pass holder.

Day tickets are the various general admission tickets available for your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. These included non-dated fully flexible tickets, discounted online savers where you need to select a date and time for your visit, and a range of bundled admission + experience options.

The Merlin Annual Passes (AU/NZ) bring together all of Merlin's attractions, offering passholders HUGE savings for a full year* to all of the included attractions. We're totally confident no other passes offer anything like as much value - because no-one else can!

You can also purchase the Merlin Annual Pass as a gift voucher for a special someone who would love a full 12 month of unlimited fun.

* Restrictions apply for Gold Merlin Annual Pass

No. A child (under 16 years) must enter the attraction with an adult (18 years and above) for safety reasons.

Yes! We became part of the global SEA LIFE family in September 2012.

No. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a self guided-tour, however, check out our great range of experiences which take you behind-the-scenes. 

See a SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium prices comparison table here.

Merlin Entertainments is one of the world's largest location-based entertainment companies and owners of Australia and New Zealand's best and most exciting visitor attractions, including SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. With 10 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!

As our experiences at SEA LIFE Sydney run on specific days and times, the recipient of an experience gift voucher will be required to send an email to book in. Contact details are provided on their gift voucher.