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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open Times

Regular Opening Hours
Open daily 10am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
October School Holiday Opening Hours
Open daily 10.00am - 6pm (Last entry 5pm)
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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Complimentary Pre-Visit For Teachers

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Teacher Pre-Visit

We welcome all NSW registered teachers to a complimentary admission ticket to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Come and explore an aquarium that is guaranteed to inspire your class!


All NSW registered teachers with a valid teacher's ID and school email address are eligible for the complimentary admission. 


This offer is available during NSW school term only for Sydney based teachers, after school or on weekends upon request. NSW School Holidays are not valid. Please leave at least four working days from the date of your request form booking. One request can be made per year. 


We want you to feel confident in your decision to book your next school excursion. We welcome you to use this opportunity to see our amazing facilities and the world's largest collection of Australian aquatic animals.  Ultimately we want you to enjoy one of Sydney's favourite school excursion venues.


You must complete the form below to receive complimentary admission. On the day, please bring along your valid teacher's ID, your email response and present them to a member of staff on arrival.

Teacher Visit Request Form

By requesting a complimentary teacher visit, you acknowledge that you agree to receive news and updates from the Merlin Entertainments education team.

Any bookings made less than four working days from the requested visit date will not be valid. 

Please be aware, a member of staff will be in touch after your attraction visit to further assist with your excursion booking. 

Not valid in NSW school holidays

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Please download and print this document and bring it with you on the day of your excursion.