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Address: Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8251 7800
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Take an underwater journey through the world famous SEA LIFE Sydney...
Take an underwater journey through the world famous SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - Sydney's best family attraction - and discover the most diverse collection of all-Australian aquatic life on earth. Set in the heart of Sydney on beautiful Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium showcases over 13,000 aquatic animals from 650 species in spectacularly-themed habitat displays. See Australia's unique aquatic life up close, including one of the world's largest and most impressive collections of sharks, rare dugongs, elusive platypuses, beautiful seahorses, giant turtles, jellyfish, thousands of tropical fish, gigantic stingrays, and much, much more. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium's pair of orphaned dugongs are amongst only a handful of these incredible animals on display anywhere in the world.
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While it was good to walk through the aquarium I was a little bit mislead into buying a "guide" book which I assumed showed you the way around to be then given a free map on top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I spent half a day walking around thinking wow wow wow, just when I thought it couldn't get any better it did. The set up, the interactive areas, the amazing outdoor tank it was the perfect day out. If I can say one thing is buy your tickets online before you go not only do you save quiet a bit... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Aquarium is located in Darling harbour with salt and fresh water exhibits. Great number of sea life, including manatees, Rays, jellyfish, sharks, sea snakes, crab species such as king crab, sea horses, etc. Also, close to IMAX theatre and many dining options. There was a huge tank near the end of the aquarium which was a Great Barrier Reef environment... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

While it was good to walk through the aquarium I was a little bit mislead into buying a "guide" book which I assumed showed you the way around to be then given a free map on top. Also before spending up in the gift shop make sure you check out your photos from when you entered so that your not... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We booked tickets in advance online to save money - buy 1 get 1 free for adults & full price for our child. We took our 4 year old daughter & spent just under 4 hours in the attraction. Overall we all found our visit to Sea Life to be very enjoyable. Our daughter particularly enjoyed the Octonauts interactive zone... More 

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Albion Park, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Sea Life Aquarium is a good place to visit but be sure to plan what you want to see before starting off. On our visit we were told that the Dugong feeding and talk was close to starting. We quickly made our way to the Dugong section only to find the feeding took place underneath and there was no... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

You can get discounts if you buy your tickets on line. This is a wonderful aquarium. Lots of hands on and kids areas...well worth the trip.

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

For adults with no kids this will take you around an hour to get around. It's ok nothing fantastic. Barrier reef and Dugong is the best attraction. Staff on tickets have fantastic customer service and extremely attentive. We travelled on 24/6/15 and the young guy who served us was fantastic.

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Castasegna, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed a lot the fishes and all their colours. The pictures with the nice album full of informations are good too and not to expensive. It was nice to walk under the glastunnel ans know that my grandfathers brother was in charge for the construction! It was very nice!

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Delhi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

we have been to our fair share of aquariums ... sentosa, Langkawi, US etc So going there we weren't expecting anything vastly different... Thankfully we were proven wrong... This is an amazing aquarium with myriads of sea life on display. In particular were the shark and dugong varieties Might I also recommend not to miss the photo opportunity at the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It was a rainy afternoon, so I spent some time in this aquarium. There are all sorts of different areas, including rays, Sharks, dugongs, the reef fish, and so on. While there was a lot of walking, and lots of small children, I enjoyed getting to see the different fish and marine life. The dugong was especially interesting. The keeper... More 

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Additional Information about Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Address: Address: Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8251 7800
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

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