SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Both young and old will be blown away with their journey through Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. A must see if you are in the city with the family, whether you're local, visiting or just passing through, put it on your list!

The Merlin Annual Pass sale is currently live! Until the 21st December, the Merlin Annual Pass will be available for $65 per person for families (3+ people), and $89 for individuals, giving pass-holders 12 months unlimited entry to 11 top attractions in Australia and New Zealand, plus loads of discounts and exclusive offers, offering the ultimate guide to unlimited fun for unparalleled value! More info here:

1-5 Wheat Road, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium takes you on an underwater journey through Australia's unique freshwater and marine aquatic environments. Along the way you'll encounter some of the world's most incredible animals, including the beautiful dugongs - 2 of only 5 on display anywhere in the world - huge sharks, massive sawfish, mysterious stingrays, jellyfish,  penguins, seahorses, thousands of tropical fish and much, much more.

You can feed sharks in Sydney on a Glass Bottom Boat Tour or snorkel in the world's largest Great Barrier Reef exhibit on Shark Reef Snorkel. Find out more about great animal experiences here.

More about each zone below:


Home of the Dugongs - beautiful animals which legend has it were mistaken for mermaids by early European sailors arriving in Australia's waters.


An interactive experience to help educate children about the importance of sustainable seas


Jurassic Seas takes you down into the depths of the ocean to see where all life once began and meet weird and wonderful living fossils.


Here, among the stilted piers and platform decks you'll discover animals that are native to one of the most iconic harbours in the world.


Move up the coast to the shoreline to discover the Australian animals that call the fringes of our oceans and harbours home.


Set amongst this beached shipwreck environment you can discover a vast array of animals native to the Southern Oceans.


Face your fears by walking amongst huge Grey Nurse Sharks, Sandbar Whalers and Lemon Sharks.


The Great Barrier Reef exhibit here at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is the largest in the world - just like the Great Barrier Reef itself!

Food and drink: There are 3 food options inside the aquarium - Aqua Cafe and Aqua Snacks in the open plan foyer and you can access these without a ticket. There are highchairs available and the parents room is nearby in the retail store. Aqua Cafe has healthy options, salads, sandwiches, wraps, juices and coffee. ;Aqua Snacks has ;kids meals (fish & chips, burgers and hotdogs ;$7.50). Midway Cafe is located mid way through the tour.

Kids birthday parties: There are 2 party packages available.

There is a family room located mid-way through the tour and at the exit in the retail shop.
There is plenty of room to bring your stroller in. Please note you cannot store your stroller during the tour.
There is a small shop mid way through the tour where you can buy refreshments a few bench seats (no tables).
Age Group
All Ages
Book online to save a considerable amount on the walk up ticket rate. Purchasing a Merlin Annual Pass offers the most value, especially if you plan to visit more than once a year.
Location and Details
1-5 Wheat Road, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Open every day 10am - 6pm. Last entry is 5pm
1800 199 657