Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Sydney

Sea Life Sydney Aquarium provides an outstanding venue for you to learn about Australia's marine ecosystems and the creatures inhabiting them. The aquarium holds more than 650 species and 6,000 individual fish coming from various Australian waters. At the Great Barrier Reef Oceanarium, peer through acrylic-glass tunnels to see sharks and colorful tropical fish swimming through coral reefs. In the Open Ocean Oceanarium, gaze at sharks over 3 m (10 ft) long and weighing up to 300 kg (660 lb). River exhibits introduce you to the marine life, including crocodiles, inhabiting Australia's waterways, and you can watch penguins in the Southern Ocean exhibit area. Using our online itinerary creator, Sydney attractions like Sea Life Sydney Aquarium can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Varieties of species, place super well taken care of. Easy to get around internally, has information about everything being exposed, a real biology. I'm back in fact to being a child, I think it's worth the ride.
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  • Was good but there was so many people going in all at once it was hard to see all the exhibits without some idiot kids in the way.  more »
  • Going to this aquarium feels like being trapped in a world you cannot escape from Beginning with the compulsory photo on arrival(!) you follow a fairly strict route through the aquarium...and of cours...  more »
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  • We love the aquarium, and visit often! However, I think it would be good for customer good will if there were some bargains/deals on offer while the renovations/upgrades are taking place. We always hang out to do the animated drawings and then go sit and chill looking at the big wall of fish, and were super bummed to find out that it’s not available at the moment. Staff weren’t really clear about what was happening with it either.
  • Fantastic sensory Adventure. Photos were absolutely amazing. We would have liked to stay longer but other appointments awaited.we were there for a good 2 hours and there was more we had not seen. There was a magical ride through the penguin enclosure wasn't on the cards for us with the queues so long it would have given a rex a run for it's money.The underground tube was Spectacular and it will be Remembered for years to come. Lockers would have made the day a lot easier. But worth every minute.
  • Hey team, only issue was the heat unfortunately! The air conditioning could not handle a 40+ degree day and our group were really uncomfortable and sweaty. Only plus was the penguin exhibition ride which was nice and chilly! Not sure what can be done as I appreciate big venue hard to cool! Maybe giving out free water bottles on particularly hot days? Thanks!
  • Fantastic place, there was a big line up to get in but thankfully they do slow entry as when you finally make it inside it is not overly crowded. I was able to walk around at my own pace and not feel rushed to keep moving. See life is great, big Sharks, Stingrays, fish of all sorts. Penguins were amazing to see, worth the additional wait for the little boat ride to see them. Great place and in the heart of the city.
  • Fantastic variety of sea life. Some beautiful species that are unusual and not seen anywhere else. Great for children to play and uncover dinosaur bones and touch sea life. So great to be in the glass tunnels and watch sharks glide majestically by. Easy ramps to walk. Shop and restaurant. A must see at Darling Harbour Sydney
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