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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Opening Hours

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is an all-weather visitor attraction located on Darling Harbour in central Sydney, and is open 365 days a year.


9:30am - 7:00pm daily*


Strictly 6:00pm


Please be advised that queue lines, including the pre-book queue line, can be quite long during busy holiday periods.*


*Scheduled Variations to Hours:

  • Thursday, 25 December (Christmas Day): 9:30am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

  • Wednesday, 31 December (New Years Eve): 9:30 to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

  • Thursday, 18 December: 9:30am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)**

**Please note that the aquarium will be closing at 5pm on this date due to the Hijinks special event. Last entries will be 4pm.


Visiting Tips

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is one of the world's largest aquariums and we recommend that you allow around 90 minutes for your visit. Last admissions are at 6pm daily.

There are cafes and gift shops at SEA LIFE Sydney Sydney Aquarium, some of which are accessible to non-paying visitors. Toilets are also available in the foyer for visitors or cafe and gift shop customers.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is located on Darling Harbour in the heart of Sydney. You can find detailed location and transport info here.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is right next to the awesome new WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Aussie animal adventure attraction on Darling Harbour, and you can save on entry to both with our huge value combination passes.


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