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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8251 7800
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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 fish species, rare dugongs, elusive nautilus, beautiful seahorses, giant sharks, 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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  • Average19%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Aquarium Pier | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had 6 hours to kill before chauffeur took us to the airport to fly home. It was SO MUCH better than we expected!! I would say this is one of the best things we have done in 4 weeks in Australia. Better than the...More

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We weren’t expecting a whole lot from our visit here based on some of the reviews. but I’ve been to some really teeny tiny aquariums and definitely seen worse - then I’ve been also been to some of the best and this wasn’t quite it,...More

Thank AmericanExplorers
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best aquariums I've ever visited. Definitely worth the money. You get to see everything from the little reef fish to penguins, dugongs and sharks. Took us about 3 hours to get round which included a couple of the talks which are worth...More

Thank Melodie B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Once you get past the first few areas it is not as busy. The place is looking a bit tired and needs a bit of work. It is quite expensive but worth a visit if it is your first time. We have been a few...More

Thank JLotsos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went to the aquarium to go on the "Behind the Scenes Dugong Tour" that was advertised on three external websites. Upon arrival we were told that no tour existed or had ever existed. I was incredibly disappointed. When I got home...More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great place to spend a few hours,plenty of different species to see incl sharks,an interesting afternoon..enjoyed.

Thank andy7007
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This will be my first 1 star review and I cannot stress enough how disappointing this visit was. From the amount of people crowded into these tiny exhibits to the dead fish being in the tanks. Huge waste of money.

Thank okica18
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I treated my partner to the Valentine’s dinner at the aquarium and though she loved it, I was disappointed with the experience for the money I paid for it. The air conditioning didn’t seem to work in the section we were in which was not...More

Thank Kelis89
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Sydney Aquarium in February 2018. The wait in line to purchase tickets was much longer than acceptable, for us nearly 35 minutes. Once inside though we continued to be impressed with the detail and excitement. I can’t say exactly...More

Thank ckinnhome
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mainly attraction for family with children . The penguins are cute . Sharks and sting ray swimming as we walked under the water . Dugong came really close to us Very educational trip

Thank Happy258
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John H
12 March 2017|
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Response from ellearedee | Reviewed this property |
I think this is a very popular tourist attraction but early am will be better I would hope. If you are visiting in the winter it might be less crowded than summer.
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MumofDragonsxox
8 February 2017|
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Response from Duty_Supervisor | Property representative |
Hello MumofDragonsxox, Our private dinner experience has been quite popular in the last few months, we hope to cater for most kinds of dietary restrictions. To contact our Event Coordinators about the menu that we have... More
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Michael2013Odessa
16 July 2016|
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Hi Michael2013Odessa, The construction going on at the moment is for our exciting new Antarctic penguins exhibit. As you are walking to our admissions area you can see signs of the construction and what it is going to be... More
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