SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

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 As part of the most recent updates to the containment plan for the Covid-19 coronavirus by the Australian Government SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium are now temporarily closed. The move is consistent with the closure of other venues and postponement of events in order to prevent further outbreak. The closure is effective across all Merlin attractions in Australia as of midday on 23rd March, 2020.

Embark on a journey of amazing discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s extraordinary themed zones including the Penguin Expedition - This world-first ride-through experience will transport explorers on a sensory journey through the sub-Antarctic to meet spectacular King and Gentoo penguins.

Get face-to-fin with over 13,000 animals from 700 different species such as resident dugongs Pig and Wuru to learn all about their rescue story. Face your fears at Shark Valley and walk amongst jaw-some sharks!

Make sure you join in with interactive daily talks, or book ahead for a behind-the-scenes intimate ocean experience with the Dugongs or penguins! There are some great discounts for parent/child combos on weekdays. You’ll also find a good cafe and an excellent gift shop.

Ellaslist Opinion: SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is excellent for mums and bubs, all areas are easily accessed with a pram and even the tiniest baby enjoys gazing at the creatures behind the glass. Toddlers have plenty of room to run and explore (especially on weekdays) and pre-schoolers and up love trying to find Nemo and discovering other fish and sea creatures they recognise. Beware of all the merchandise, it's easy to spend a fortune on your way out but the main gift shop does stock some very good quality sea-themed books and toys. Highly recommended for a great family outing, especially on a rainy day!

Admission: Adult from $33.60 Child (4+) $23.60 (Online prices). Annual Pass (including entry to WILDLIFESydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye and Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary) Adult $109.00, Family $79.00*

Facilities: There are baby change facilities at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and all areas are accessible with a pram. There is an onsite café – fine for the basics but they don’t offer a lot of healthy options for kids.

Getting There: The Aquarium is a 5–10-minute walk from CBD down Market St.

Light Rail: Disembark the light rail at either the Convention or Pyrmont Bay stations; Train: A short walk from Town Hall station; Ferry: Disembark at Aquarium Pier; Bus: Sydney Explorer bus stop no 24. Discounted parking available at five Wilson’s Parking Stations in the area.

Places to visit nearby: WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo, Darling Harbour, Chinese Gardens, Australian National Maritime Museum

For more information, visit the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Website.


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