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

Ticket Prices

Click on the tabs below to find the ideal ticket for you. Save UP TO 30%* off standard walk-up prices for single visit tickets and make HUGE savings with our combo Sydney attractions passes and the Merlin Annual Pass!

Option 1.
Online Savers - Save up to 30%*

You DO NOT need to print any of our online tickets or passes. Simply note down the order number from your confirmation email, or show us the email on a mobile phone or other device, to be issued with your tickets on arrival.

How about bundling your visit with a ride on the Glass Bottom Boat to feed the fish and sharks or taking a Behind the Scenes Tour?

Ticket Type Walk Up Price Online You Pay From Save Up To
Online Saver:
ADULT
(16+ yrs)
$40 From
$28
Up to
$12
Online Saver:
CHILD^
(4 - 15 years. Under 4s go FREE!)
$28 From
$19.60
Up to
$8.40
Online Saver:
CONCESSION
(NSW Student or NSW Senior)
$31.50 From
$25
Up to
$6.50
Online Saver:
FAMILY OF 4
(Maximum 2 Adults)
$136 From
$89
Up to
$47
Buy Now and Save!

Sydney Attractions Pass Deal

*Unless otherwise stated all savings figures shown on this website are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40 / Child $28. These single visit ticket prices vary depending on date and time of day of your visit. Exact prices by date and timeslot are shown in the online ticket store prior to purchase. These tickets are discounted up to a maximum of 30% and a minimum of 10% depending on when you want to visit, meaning you ALWAYS save when you buy tickets on this website. Peak periods are NSW school holidays and public holidays.

^All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or over). Full Terms and Conditions of entry are available by clicking on the Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of this website.

Tip: the lowest ticket prices are often available later in the day. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is open 'til 7pm every day, with last admissions strictly 6pm. Find out more about how our discounts work here.


Option 2.
Flexi 7 Day - Our Most Flexible Ticket!

The Flexi 7 Day ticket entitles you to one visit within 7 days of the date you select during the booking process, so no need to commit to a specific day or time! Better still, you don't pay any more than the standard walk up price.

Ticket Type Online You Pay Ticket Benefits
Flexi 7 Day:
ADULT
(16+ yrs)
$40 7 Days Flexibility
Flexi 7 Day:
CHILD
(4 - 15 years. Under 4s go FREE!)
$28
Buy Now!

Option 3.
Admission + Behind the Scenes Tour

Get entry to the aquarium and take a tour where you'll feed our fish while standing above Shark Valley. Experience the thrill of seeing endangered Grey Nurse Sharks and Lemon Sharks swimming below with their dorsal fins breaking the surface!.

  • Times: 11.30am and 2pm every day (45 minute tours)
  • Capacity: Maximum 10 people)
Ticket Type Walk Up Price Online You Pay From
Admission + Tour:
ADULT
(16+ yrs)
$65 From
$58
Admission + Tour:
CHILD
(4 - 15 years)
$53 From
$45
Buy Now!

Option 4.
Admission + Glass Bottom Boat

This all-inclusive online ticket includes admission to the aquarium AND a ride on the Glass Bottom Boat over our stunning Great Barrier Reef oceanarium - the largest Great Barrier Reef themed display in the world!

There are 2 options to choose from - click here to find our more and save on tickets when you book online.

NOTE: Glass Bottom Boat tickets are strictly limited each day and are very popular, so be sure to pre-book online to avoid disappointment.


Concessions apply to the following groups only:

  • Students, upon production of a valid NSW Student Concession Card
  • NSW Seniors upon presentation of ID to verify their age as over 65
  • Carers Card holders, upon presentation of a valid Carers Card

Online tickets are NOT valid with other special offers, coupons, discounts or promotions.

Limited Time Special Offer - Save up to $380* 
Get a 5 Attraction Pass for just $69!

HUGE Value Sydney Attraction Passes!
Our famous Sydney attractions passes offer unrivalled value and fun at Sydney's best attractions. PLUS you get 30 DAYS to visit them all!
Madame Tussauds Sydney
Hit the red carpet at Sydney's most unique attraction and mingle with international stars and Aussie icons.
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
Meet amazing Aussie wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and one of the world's biggest crocs.
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Journey under the waves and discover thousands of aquatic animals including dugongs, sharks, rays and platypuses!
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
Meet Manly's cutest residents in Penguin Cove and head into Sydney's biggest oceanarium to see huge sharks!
Sydney Tower Eye
The highest point in Sydney, boasting 360 degree views for up to 80km - the perfect place to find your bearings!

Build Your own Pass!

Build your own Sydney attractions pass below and make huge savings compared to standard individual attraction entry prices. PLUS you get 30 days validity to see the attractions on your pass - so you don't have to visit all in 1 day! 

Best Price Combo Creator

Calculate your savings online in 3 simple steps.

You'll then have 30 days to visit the other attraction(s). More info
UPGRADE
YES, upgrade me!

 

You DO NOT need to print any of our online tickets or passes. Simply note down the order number from your confirmation email, or show us the email on a mobile phone or other device, to be issued with your tickets on arrival.   

Why choose combo Sydney attraction passes instead of buying tickets separately?

Unlike with our single online saver tickets, which are time-specific, when you buy a combo pass you can visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium at ANY time of day on the date you pick during the online booking process. Then you get 30 DAYS to see the remaining attractions, so you don't have to do them all in a day. These are Sydney's most flexible combo passes!

Please note: You must visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium FIRST when you buy any combination pass here on the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium website, in order to be issued with your tickets to the other attractions.  *Maximum saving is with the Family Combo 5 Pass. Family tickets are valid for 2 Adults + 2 Children OR 1 Adult + 3 Children. Click here to find out more about this.

 

Here's the full list of Sydney attractions passes. . .

Combo 5
Sydney Attractions Pass

Choose Your Combination Adult
YOU PAY
^Child
YOU PAY
Family
YOU PAY
Buy Now

Saving Compared to 5 Single Visit Tickets

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE  Sydney Zoo
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Madame Tussauds
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
ONLINE DEAL!
$69


Just $13.80 per attraction online!
ONLINE DEAL!
$42


Just $8.40 per attraction online!
ONLINE DEAL!
$199


Under $40 per attraction for the whole family!
Buy Now! Save up to
$380

Combo 4s
Sydney Attractions Passes

Choose Your Combination Adult
YOU PAY
^Child
YOU PAY
Family
YOU PAY
Buy Now

Saving Compared to 4 Single Tickets

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Madame Tussauds
SPECIAL OFFER!
$67
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$40
Price at walk up $52
SPECIAL OFFER!
$190
Price at walk up $244
Buy Now! Save up to
$305
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
+
Madame Tussauds
SPECIAL OFFER!
$67
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$40
Price at walk up $52
SPECIAL OFFER!
$190
Price at walk up $244
Buy Now! Save up to
$302
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
SPECIAL OFFER!
$67
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$40
Price at walk up $52
SPECIAL OFFER!
$190
Price at walk up $244
Buy Now! Save up to
$253
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
+
Madame Tussauds
SPECIAL OFFER!
$67
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$40
Price at walk up $52
SPECIAL OFFER!
$190
Price at walk up $244
Buy Now! Save up to
$253

Combo 3s
Sydney Attractions Passes

Choose Your Combination Adult
YOU PAY
^Child
YOU PAY
Family
YOU PAY
Buy Now

Saving Compared to 3 Single Tickets

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Madame Tussauds
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$228
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Sydney Tower Eye
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$179
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Madame Tussauds
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$179
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
+
Madame Tussauds
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$176
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$176
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Sydney Tower Eye
+
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
ONLY
$65
Price at walk up $75
SPECIAL OFFER!
$38
Price at walk up $47
SPECIAL OFFER!
$180
Price at walk up $224
Buy Now! Save up to
$127

Combo 2s
Sydney Attractions Passes

Choose Your Combination Adult
YOU PAY
^Child
YOU PAY
Family
YOU PAY
Buy Now

Saving Compared to Single Visit Tickets

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
$56
Price at walk up $65
$35
Price at walk up $42
$165
Price at walk up $204
Buy Now!
Have you seen the combo 5 special offer above?
Save up to
$107
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Madame Tussauds
$56
Price at walk up $65
$35
Price at walk up $42
$165
Price at walk up $204
Buy Now!
Have you seen the combo 5 special offer above?
Save up to
$107
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
+
Sydney Tower Eye
$56
Price at walk up $65
$35
Price at walk up $42
$165
Price at walk up $204
Buy Now!
Have you seen the combo 5 special offer above?
Save up to
$58



Children are aged 4 -15 years inclusive. There are no concession prices for these mega-value Combo Tickets. Family tickets are valid for 2 Adults + 2 Children OR 1 Adult + 3 Children.

*Unless otherwise stated all savings figures shown on this website are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40 / Child $28.

^All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or over). Full Terms and Conditions of entry are available by clicking on the Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of this website.

Online tickets are NOT valid with other special offers, coupons, discounts or promotions.

 

12 Months Unlimited Entry to 11 attractions!
Save 10%* When You Buy Online

What is Merlin?

Merlin is one of the world's largest location-based entertainment companies and owners of Australia and New Zealand's best and most exciting visitor attractions. With 11 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!

What is the Merlin Annual Pass?

The Merlin Annual Passes (AU/NZ) bring together all of Merlin's attractions, offering passholders HUGE savings for a full year** to all of the included attractions. We're totally confident no other passes offer anything like as much value - because no-one else can!

*Premium -  Save 10% Online

NOTE: The Premium Merlin Annual Pass replaces the original Merlin Annual Pass. ALL existing Merlin Annual Pass holders are able to select the Premium Annual Pass when renewing.

  • Access on all days and all times including public holidays
  • Includes privilege pack, packed full of goodies and discounts
  • 10% discounts in attraction gift shops
  • 20% discounts off food and drink
  • $10 off Magic Memories souvenir photo packs
  • 20% off all Tours and Experiences *Excludes Shark Feed Xtreme at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
  • 20% off Kids' Birthday Parties
  • $2 Coffee or Tea (where sold)

**Standard Pass



  • Off peak entry ONLY. This EXCLUDES entry on public holidays and local school holidays
  • 10% discounts in attraction gift shops
  • 20% discounts off food and drink
  • $10 off Magic Memories souvenir photo packs

Where can I find out more?

You can buy your passes right here on this website, but if you want to find out more about the passes and all of the fabulous perks available click here to check out the official Merlin Annual Pass Australia and New Zealand website.

We're continually thinking of new perks for our passholders, so make sure you sign up to our mailing list when making your purchase online to keep up-to-date!

What attractions are included?

Sydney & NSW

  1. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  2. WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  3. Madame Tussauds Sydney
  4. Sydney Tower Eye
  5. Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
  6. Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

Victoria

  1. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  2. Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

Queensland and Auckland, NZ

  1. Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba
  2. WILD LIFE Hamilton Island
  3. Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium (Auckland, NZ)
PRICES First Time Purchase Renewing Passholder Purchase^
  Premium Pass
SAVE 10%
(Peak & off peak entry)
Standard Pass
ONLINE ONLY
(Off peak entry ONLY)
Premium Renewal
SAVE 40%
(Peak & off peak entry)
Standard Renewal
SAVE 10%
(Off peak entry ONLY)
ADULT
(16+ yrs)
$107
Full Price $119
$85
Online Only
$71
Full Price $119
$76
Full Price $85
^CHILD
(4-15 yrs)
$81
Full Price $90
 $60
Online Only
$54
Full Price $90
$54
Full Price $60
FAMILY 3
(Maximum 2 Adults)
$243
Full Price $270
$180
Online Only
$162
Full Price $270
$162
Full Price $180
FAMILY 4
(Maximum 2 Adults)
$324
Full Price $360
$240
Online Only
$216
Full Price $360
$216
Full Price $240
FAMILY 5
(Maximum 2 Adults)
$405
Full Price $450
$300
Online Only
$270
Full Price $450
$270
Full Price $300

Get Yours!

Buy Now! Buy Now! Buy Now! Buy Now!

^Renewing your Existing Merlin Annual Pass

The Premium Merlin Annual Pass replaces the original Merlin Annual Pass, which was available for purchase at all Merlin attractions in Australia and New Zealand until 12 January 2015. ALL existing Merlin Annual Passholders are able to take advantage of the renewal prices on the Premium Merlin Annual Pass.

Please note: to qualify for the renewals prices you will need to enter your current annual pass card number when prompted before purchase AND present the old card/s upon arrival at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium in order to be issued with new passes.

Got a Question?

For more information on the Merlin Annual Pass, including details about the changes to the pass effective from 13 January 2015 onwards and entry restrictions for the Standard Merlin Annual Pass, click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page on the Merlin Annual Pass Australia and New Zealand website.


Merlin Annual Pass gift vouchers
Give 12 months of great experiences!

A great gift for anyone, a Merlin Annual Pass means a year of unlimited experiences across our eleven attractions!

MAP Voucher 2016

Call 1-800-199-657 (9am-5pm, 7 days a week) to purchase yours!

Note: Merlin Annual Pass gift vouchers are priced at the walk-up rate ('Full Price') shown in the tables above.

**PLEASE NOTE: These offers are not valid during the school holidays.**

Option 1.
Midweek Parent and Child Ticket

This online special ticket allows 1 parent and 1 child entry Monday - Friday between 9:30am and 4pm for up to $36 off our standard walk up rates!

1 Adult + 1 Child 0-3 yrs: $27     ( Save $13 )

1 Adult + 1 Child 4-10 yrs: $32      ( Save $36)

^Additional Child 4-10 yrs: $14      ( Save $14 )

(All savings shown are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40 / Child $28. Additional under 3s enter for free.)

How the Parent and Child ticket works...

  • This special ticket requires you to select a date for your visit during the purchase process in our online ticket store.
  • You can select to visit on any Monday to Friday outside of NSW school holiday periods (school holiday dates are shown as unavailable in the store).
  • On the day of your visit, you have the flexibility to enter SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium at any time between 9:30am and 4pm.

 

NOTE: Same day bookings are NOT available for this ticket. Please book at least 24 hours in advance.

Get This Deal Now! 

Parent and Child Ticket - Terms and Conditions:

1 Adult + 1 Child 0-3 yrs ticket:
- Each adult must be accompanied by a child aged 0-3 yrs in order to be granted admission with this special ticket. Opening hours are from Monday - Thursday: 9:30am - 6pm (last admissions at 5pm) and Fridays: 9:30am - 7pm (last admissions at 6pm)

1 Adult + 1 Child 4-10 yrs ticket:
Each adult must be accompanied by a child aged 4-10 yrs in order to be granted admission with this special ticket.

Additional Child 4-10 yrs ticket:
This ticket can only be used in conjunction with either of the '1 Adult + 1 Child' tickets listed above. This ticket CANNOT be used for entry with any other ticket.

 


 

Option 2.
Midweek Couples Ticket

Grab a friend and visit SEA LIFE Monday-Friday for just $60 for two adults! (Check opening times). Save up to $20. 

2 Adults: $60     ( Save up to $20 )

(All savings shown are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40) 

NOTE: Same day bookings are NOT available for this ticket. Please book at least 24 hours in advance.

Get This Deal Now!

 


 

Option 3.
Family Afternoon Saver Ticket

If you're looking for things to do in Sydney, then look no further than our best ever online family deal.

Family of 4 (Max. 2 Adults): $68     ( Save $68 )

(All savings shown are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40 / Child $28. Additional under 3s enter for free.)

How the Family Deal ticket works...

  • Valid for a family of 4 with a maxium of 2 adults
  • Valid after 4pm on week days OR after 5pm on weekends
  • Only available to book online
  • Numbers are are STRICTLY LIMITED each day, so book early to get the deal!

 

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is open 9:30am until 7pm every day of the week (last entry 6pm), meaning this deal allows you up to 3 hours to enjoy your visit at one of the most pleasant times of day. 

NOTE: Same day bookings are NOT available for this ticket. Please book at least 24 hours in advance.

Get This Deal Now!

 


 

NOTE: Tickets are issued by staff on arrival upon all guests satisfying the above requirements. ALL purchases are verified by staff on arrival.

^All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or over). Full Terms and Conditions of entry are available by clicking on the Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of this website.

Looking for other family activities in Sydney? Check out the family deals next door at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or, better still, view our new HUGE value combo Sydney attractions passes, offering HUGE savings!

Groups of 10+ Get More For Less

  • Groups of 10 OR MORE get more for less at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • Save up to 35%* on tickets, only when you book in advance
  • Offer open to anyone who can make up a group of 10 or more paying people

Who can get these special group rates?

Anyone, providing they book for a minum of 10 people in 1 transaction. Examples are youth groups, sports clubs, church groups, community groups, Girl Guides, Scouts, family groups and more!

Booking is easy - just click the button below to get your special discounted group tickets online, 24 hours a day 7 days a week!

NOTE: Group tickets are NOT valid when visiting as individuals - the WHOLE group will need to be present on arrival and enter the attraction at the same time.

Book Group Tickets Now!

Alternatively, you can book over the phone on: 1-800-199-657


Youth Groups 

We know that keeping your organised youth group entertained and motivated keeps you on your toes. And that's where SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium comes in. It's a great place for group visits and, fun and educational, and what's more we have low rates and special benefits exclusively for Scout and Guide groups and other organised community youth groups.

Organised Youth Groups also get exclusive additional benefits:

  • Book in advance and SAVE up to 35%
  • Savings available up to the day before your visit
  • Child age up to 15 Years. Under 4 years visit for free
  • One FREE Leader / supervisor admission with 10 tickets purchase
  • Bring your friends and family along at the same low rates

To Book Call: 1-800-199-657

Scouts NSW

Scouts NSW get preferential rates: please call our call Centre for more information or to book.

These additional benefits for Scouts NSW are available via direct Call Centre bookings only.


All Group Tickets - Things you need to know

Prices are per person when booked as a Group and are subject to change. Offer can be withdrawn at any time, is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer. Group offer must be booked in advance in a single transaction and is not available at the gate. All prices shown are subject to availability and can change at any time. The prices shown will only be applied to your transaction in the web ticket store when 10 or more guests are added to the basket. Group tickets are NOT valid when visiting as individuals - the WHOLE group will need to be present on arrival and enter the attraction at the same time.

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Full Terms and Conditions of entry are available by clicking on the Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of this website.

*Discounts vary between 20% off and 35% off, depending on the date you wish to visit. Click through to see the exact prices for all dates. Unless otherwise stated all savings figures shown on this website are compared to our standard walk-up rates: Adult $40 / Child $28.

Guided Tour Bookings

We can also customise a special guided tour of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Bookings are essential (48 hours minimum notice). To book a Guided Tour of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, please contact us using the below methods for a quote, or enquire at the front desk.

Telephone: + 61 2 8251 7800

Email: reservations@merlinentertainments.com.au

 


 

Got a question?

 

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page here.

If you need help with tickets, or if you have any other questions, you can call or email our call centre.

Tel: 1-800-199-657

Email: sydneyaquarium@merlinentertainments.com.au

Opening Times: 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week.

 

5 Attraction
Pass Deal!

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

Adults $69 / Kids $42

That's just $13.80 per attraction for adults!