Regular opening hours
Monday - Sunday
10:00am - 6:00pm (last entry 5:00pm)
Please be advised that you may experience queue lines during weekends and holiday peak periods. We advise that you allow extra time for this, particularly if you have young children.
To shorten queuing time on busy days, buy your tickets online and enjoy express mobile ticket entry!
Summer Holiday Opening Hours
Please see below for our summer holiday opening hours
|DATES||OPENING HOURS||LAST ENTRY|
|16 - 27 JAN||9:30 am - 7:00 pm||6:00 pm|
|28 - 2 FEB||9:30 am - 6:00 pm||5:00 pm|
|3 FEB onward||10:00 am - 6:00 pm||5:00 pm|
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NSW Holiday Dates
Sydney School Holidays
Sydney School Holidays
Summer School Holidays 2019/2020:
21st December 2018 - 27th January 2019
Term 1 School Holidays:
10th April 2020 - 26th April 2020
Term 2 School Holidays:
4th July 2020 - 19th July 2020
Term 3 School Holidays:
26th September 2019 - 11th October 2019
Summer School Holidays 2020/2021:
19th December 2020 - 26th January 2021
See what's on at SEA LIFE Sydney during school holidays below.
Sydney Public Holidays
- New Year's Day: Wednesday 1, January
- Australia Day: Monday, 27th January
- Good Friday: Friday, 10th April
- Easter Saturday: Saturday, 11th April
- Easter Sunday: Sunday, 12th April
- Easter Monday: Monday, 13th April
- Anzac Day: Saturday, 25th April
- Bank Holiday*: Monday, 3rd August
- Labour Day: Monday, 5th October
- Christmas Day: Friday, 25th December
- Boxing Day: Saturday, 26th December
*Only banks and certain financial institutions receive the Bank Holiday
Visiting Tips & FAQs
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is right next door to both WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and Madame Tussauds Sydney on Darling Harbour, and you can save on entry to all attractions with our huge value Sydney attractions combination passes.
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a large attraction and we recommend that you allow around 90 minutes for your visit.
Last admissions occur 1 hour before closing each day.
There are cafes and gift shops at SEA LIFE 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.