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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Address: Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
Phone Number: +61 2 8251 7800
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Ranked #72 of 236 Attractions in Sydney
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Notts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We only decided to pop in because the weather was overcast. 3 hours later we came out and would thoroughly recommend going in - well worth a visit :-)

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Really great aquarium! The staffs are very nice and very helpful. The underwater tunnels were amazing. We will go again tomorrow! The best aquarium we have ever visited

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Louis! Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. We are delighted that you had such an amazing experience and will be back again today! We look forward to seeing you. Kindest Regards, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Management Team More

Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Got the combo pass (Sydney Tower Eye + SKYWALK + SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium + WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo + Madame Tussauds Sydney). Had a really good time there. Great fun. Highly recommended.

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Sri02! Thank you for your direct, concise and encouraging review! It’s great to hear you had such a good time on your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and we hope to be seeing you again in the future. -Smart thinking on the combo pass! Kindest regards SEA LIFE Sydney Management Team More

Las Piñas, Philippines
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

during our sydney city tour, we visited sea life sydney. it was abit ubiquitous since its building is only 1 story high. but it has n underwater component which offers a view under the big enclosure of the sharks and dugong. it has several specimens and has high tech touch screen info in some selected specimens. for the kids they... More

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Nino! Thank you very much for your informative review of your recent visit to our Attraction. You have offered up some great information for other Trip Advisors of what our Attraction has to offer. Thank you also for your wonderful photos that you have shared! It looks like you and your family had a lovely time in the Dugong... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We went with a 5 and 3 year old girl and a 6 month old...the girls enjoyed the visit but did find it a long walk without many places to stop and sit down. Last time we visited there were stamps to collect which engaged them more but this has sadly been removed and by half way through we're ready... More

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Kkat1208, Thank you so much for taking the time to review SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium after your recent visit, we greatly appreciate all feedback and the chance to improve our Attraction where possible. Please let me start by saying I am disappointed to hear of your experience as this does not reflect the training that we have provided for... More

Noumea, New Caledonia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The aquarium is very nice, all sections are very insteresting and fun for kids. It can be crowdy so pick your days and time for visiting. Will definitely do it again. Plus you can find nice deals online for several attractions in Sydney

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Audrey! Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family had such a great experience at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and we are excited to hear that we will be seeing you again soon. You have offered up some great tips and information to other reviewers. The combination tickets... More

Lake Haven, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I love aquariums and Sea Life Aquarium is no exception. It is well laid out and there is plenty on offer. It is fascinating watching the undersea life and with them swimming alongside and over the top of you get a real sense of being part of their world. I've read some of the other comments and yes it may... More

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Hello Teresa! Thank you for posting such a lovely, down-to-earth review on Trip Adviser. It is wonderfully refreshing to hear that our guests appreciate the awesomeness of the animals that we have on display as well as the experience that we offer. I highly recommend letting your inner child out for the visit and experience the interactive displays around the... More

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Glad I payed discounted rate for this as it was seriously not worth the full price. The decor is very in your face and is only really suitable for kids aged 5 and under. I generally like aquariums but found this one really boring. It is also quite long and you can only go forwards so takes a while to... More

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your recent visit to our Attraction. We value all feedback from customers to ensure that we can always improve upon ourselves and deliver a premium product to all of our guests now and in the future. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Dugong area of our Attraction. This... More

KIAMA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

we visited the Sealife aquarium Darling harbour on saturday 15th nov. i hadn't been through it for at least 20 years. we found it fascinating and spent 2hrs there. very enjoyable. although might have been better on a school day.

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We greatly appreciate the time it takes for all our guests to post their feedback online; especially from someone who has not visited for such an amount of time. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our attraction and stayed to look at everything for an awesome... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We brought the 4 attractions special online and of the 4 this was the least fun. It's well laid out and is better than some aquatic centre I have been to.

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Duty M, Manager at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of your recent visit to our Attraction. We value all feedback from customers to ensure that we can always improve upon ourselves and deliver a premium product to all of our guests now and in the future. I am disappointed to hear that you had the least amount of fun at our Attraction... More

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