Open Daily - Click For Times Upcoming Events Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour, Sydney

School Excursions

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is one of Sydney's most popular school excursion venues. See the world's largest collection of Australian aquatic animals on display. There's over 13,000 animals to see representing some 700 different species!


All Sydney teachers are offered FREE ENTRY to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium for the purpose of seeing educational links at their leisure. Don't miss out on this amazing offer!

Note: Teachers must present a form of ID that proves they are a teacher.


SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is home to a range of unique Australian animals providing examples of all classes of animals- fish, reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians and invertebrates.

You will be immersed in a range of habitats and ecosystems including freshwater, mangroves, inter-tidal, temperate ocean, harbour, and tropical reefs. Teach your class about animal behaviours and how they interact with the other elements in their environments.

All of the displays at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium allow the students to appreciate the diversity of Australia's unique aquatic habitats and their fascinating fauna and flora. 

General Information

  • It is recommended you allow approximately one and a half hours at the Aquarium
  • Excursions are self-guided and you can book an interactive SEA & Discover Class session too
  • Bookings are essential and should be made at least two weeks in advance
  • There is no minimum or maximum group size for pre-booked groups
  • Payment is made in advance by school cheque or credit card. Students cannot pay individually and payment cannot be made on the day.


Find out more about our excursion rates

Download the Risk Assessment form

Booking and Enquiries

Bookings are essential. Fill out the School Excursions Online Booking Form.

TELEPHONE: 1-800-199-657


Current Competitions


Win a FREE school excursion for your class


Enter the competition here!

Terms and Conditions: Entries and contact details must be fully completed to be eligible for the draw. Competition entries will close at 11:59pm on Thursday, 31 August 2015. The winner will be selected by a Merlin Entertainments marketing staff member at 5:00pm on 31 August 2015. The winner will be notified by email. If the winner cannot be reached by email by 5:00pm Friday 4 September, a second winner will be selected, and this will continue every 2 days until a winner can be found. Limit of one entry per person. Prize items are non-transferrable, non-negotiable and are not exchangeable for cash. This prize includes one guided school tour for a primary or secondary school class of up to 40 students at one Merlin Entertainments attraction in NSW. This excursion must be booked in at least two weeks before the date of visit, and take place between 1st September 2015 and 1st September 2016. Travel is not included in the prize. Merlin Entertainments Group reserves the right to alter or cancel this promotion without notice. Final interpretation resides with Merlin Entertainments Group.

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Pass Deal!

Visit us plus: WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds, Sydney Tower Eye & Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary. 

Adults $69 / Kids $39

That's just $13.80 per attraction for adults!