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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open Thursday - Monday 10am - 4pm (Last entry 3pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

School Excursion

A Sydney Favourite


Sydney's Best Underwater School Excursions

We are looking forward to welcoming you back in term 4 and beyond!

SEA LIFE Sydney offer an immersive educational experience, with the opportunity to tailor your visit to your students' unit of study. Explore our interactive zones at your own pace, with the option to use our teacher resources alongside your onsite visit, either on the day or back in the classroom. The curriculum-linked worksheets cover key living world topics including life cycles, conservation, habitats, adaptations and more to reinforce learnings and to help your class get the most out of their visit. 

Visit our self-guided tours page for more details and to view our downloadable resources for each year group and topic.

Discover Australia's Largest Variety of Sharks

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is home to the largest variety of sharks in Australia, so come and experience all things JAW-some! Discover the 14 species of sharks which call the aquarium home and become a shark expert through a range of interactive activities focusing on myth-busting, conservation, fun facts and more!

Embark on your shark escapade through the aquarium and put your knowledge to the test – can you spot all of our shark species? Hint: there are four different species in our new Day and Night on the Reef exhibit alone, including the Black and White Tip Reef Sharks, Leopard Sharks and Tawny Nurse Sharks.

Book Multiple Excursions and Save!

Combine your school excursion to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with any of our below attractions and save.

When making a multi-attraction excursion booking you can spread the excursions out across different dates or with different classes at your school.

Other attractions to combine with:


WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo lets you experience the animals and ecosystems of a range of Australian habitats, allowing your class to identify the different requirements of Australian flora and fauna.


Discover more about our rich cultural history with your class and come face-to-face with some of our greatest national heroes such as Captain James Cook.


An experience on the Sydney Tower Eye is the perfect way to bring lessons to life on a range of subjects. It's an eye-opener in every sense. Free binoculars and state of the art touch screens make learning even easier.


Book Now

There are 3 easy ways to book your trip. For all the details and to choose the option that best suits your group's needs please visit our booking information page

Remember: You can also combine your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye and Madame Tussauds Sydney and make great savings for your own or other classes at your school. View all pricing options and info here.

 If you would like to talk to us first, please call 1800 195 650 or email us at education@merlinentertainments.com.au

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