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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)
July School Holiday Opening Hours (6th July - 21st July 2019)
Open daily 9.30am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Merlin Annual Pass

Unlock 12 months of fun

Merlin Annual Pass First Purchase

Unlock unlimited entry to 11 attractions
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Family Price (per person)
  • 12 months unlimited entry to 11 fun-filled attractions
  • Access on all days and all times, including public holidays
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!

Merlin Annual Pass Gift Voucher

Give the gift of experience
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Family Price (per person)
  • 12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions
  • Huge savings and discounts on food and photo packs
  • Access on all days and all times, including public holidays

Merlin Annual Pass Renewal

Access to 11 attractions in Australia & NZ
Merlin Annual Pass Renewal



  • For previous/existing Merlin Annual Pass holders only
  • 12 months unlimited entry to 11 attractions
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!

With a Merlin Annual Pass, you can enjoy a whole year of family fun at 11 top attractions in Australia and New Zealand. Not only do you get unlimited entry for 12 months to your favourite attractions, but pass holders can save big with exclusive offers and deals, on things such as food and beverage, photo products and even experiences. What are you waiting for? Purchase your Merlin Annual Pass today.

Already a member? Don't forget to renew your annual pass for a discounted rate and keep the fun going. 

Looking for the perfect present? Give the gift of experience with a Merlin Annual Pass gift voucher. 

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Explore Attractions

NSW Attractions

New South Wales

We have 5 awesome attractions in NSW, with 4 conveniently located right in the heart of the CBD and Darling Harbour. 

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium 
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Madame Tussauds Sydney
  • Sydney Tower Eye
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

Victoria Attractions


Explore our 3 great attraction located in Victoria. 

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne 
  • Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

Queensland Attractions


With a Merlin Annual Pass, the fun doesn't stop, with 2 attractions located in the Sunshine Coast and on Beautiful Hamilton Island. 

  • SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast 
  • WILD LIFE Hamilton Island

New Zealand Attractions

New Zealand

Discover one of Auckland's leading attractions at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's. 

Exclusive Benefits

As a Merlin Annual Pass holder, you get access to some awesome deals and exclusive benefits

Benefits include:

  • 25% off admission for up to 4 friends and family per individual attraction 
  • 20% off food and beverage at participating outlets at Merlin Entertainments attractions in Australia and New Zealand
  • Enjoy a tea or coffee for only $2 every time you visit one of our attractions
  • 50% off single admission for up to 3 friends on your birthday
  • 20% off birthday parties 
  • 10% off Magic Memories photo products
  • Awesome deals on a range of experiences at our attractions 
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Experience Deals

Glass Bottom Boat

Save 20% with your Merlin Annual Pass
Glass Bottom Boat MAP


Full Price


  • 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
  • Learn about the aquarium and animals from our fun and friendly tour guides

Penguin Passport

Save 25% with your Merlin Annual Pass


Full Price


  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • A truly unique 75 minutes on the ice and behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • Go behind the scenes and see the penguin food preparation area and how the exhibit maintains its chilly temperatures

Shark Dive Xtreme

Save over 20% with your Merlin Annual Pass
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Full Price


  • Come face-to-face without a cage
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dive in with sharks, rays and more!

* Merlin Annual Passes are valid for 365 days from the date of collection. Merlin Annual Pass Gift Vouchers are valid for redemption within 3 years (with the exception during sale period of 3 months), once redeemed the pass is valid for 365 days. 

For passes purchased online, you have 7 days to collect your pass from the date of purchase. Currently, we are unable to send out passes purchased online by post. All passes purchased on this website must be collected from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. 

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