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1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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


Brand new experience - Now open!



An incredible experience in the heart of Sydney's CBD

Our new interactive experience will take guests on a colourful journey of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef with state of the art technology, a 1.7 million litre display and over 500 creatures.

It is the largest Great Barrier Reef exhibit in the world!

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Day and Night on the Reef is NOW Open!

Access to this zone will be included in your aquarium general admission ticket

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Get your tickets online in advance through our official SEA LIFE Sydney website and save up to 20% on general admission ticket prices! Get your great ticket deal below.


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Adult from (Child $28.00)
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Brand new experience, now open!

SEA LIFE Sydney's new $5 million investment - Day and Night on the Reef - takes guests on a colourful journey of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.

New for Summer guests are able to experience the breathtaking magic and beauty of the world’s largest coral garden and the rainbow colours of tropical fish during the day, through to a bioluminescent ocean that glows under guest’s footsteps at night - it’s a sensory experience that is sure to excite.

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See over 500 creatures

The zone is home to over 500 beautiful sea creatures including reef sharks, tropical fish, jellyfish and of course turtles! Our turtles that call the new Great Barrier Reef home include the much loved favourite Myrtle the Turtle and her pals Dave and Chong. Did you know that Myrtle the Turtle weighs over 126kgs? Don't miss seeing how big she is in real life!

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Discover the Turtle Life-cycle

Discover the state-of-the art, animated projection map that showcases the life-cycle of a turtle; from nesting until the birth of the new hatchlings, guests have the chance to interact with virtual baby turtles and guide them safely to the water’s edge.

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See Bio-luminescence at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Interact with Bio-luminescence

An interactive lightshow showcases the rare phenomenon of bio-luminescence. Walk through the waves and the bioluminescence will splash under your feet in this motion-sense display that leaves the young and the young-at-heart amazed and wanting to splash through it again and again!

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Day & Night on the Reef Giant Wave | SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

See the Giant Wave

At the end of the experience, look back at the heart of the reef and all of its creatures, through a giant frozen wave feature. This is the perfect backdrop for guests to capture the ultimate family snap or selfie.

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