Address: SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour

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Explore Behind The Scenes + Feed our Fishy Friends

It's fishy fun your whole family will love!
Time: Daily tours run every hour on the hour from 10:00pm to 4:30pm. Spaces limited - Pre-book tickets online recommended.
Duration: Approx 30 minutes
Capacity: Maximum 8 people

This experience ticket includes all day general admission to the aquarium!

Our fishy friends are hungry ones; explore behind the scenes at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium in Darling Harbour and help us feed them. Of all the things to do in Sydney, this 30 minute guided tour is sure to top your family's list. 

Experience Highlights:

  • Get closer than ever to our incredible creatures of the sea, behind the scenes
  • Help our staff with their daily fish feedings
  • Ask our knowledgeable, fun and friendly tour guides all of your fishy questions
  • Discover how we maintain healthy habitats in our colourful and mesmorising aquarium exhibits


We have no doubt that you'll be wow-ed by an exclusive behind the scenes view of SEA LIFE Sydney's exhibits. So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets online to journey with the family back of house with this truly unique tour.

 This experience is limited to just 8 people per tour. To avoid disappointment, we recommend booking tickets online.


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Things to do Sydney: Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour & Fish Feeding Experience

Tour Prices

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Adult Online From: $51.80

Walk up price $61.00 (age 16+ yrs)

Kids Adventure Bundle From: $43.40 (Includes Activity Pack)

Walk up price $48.00 (4-15 Yrs)

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Please Note

When booking your tickets online for this tour, you are required to select a specific date and time for your Behind The Scenes Tour + Fish Feeding experience. General admission is also included in this ticket, so before or after your selected time - during open hours - you are welcome to freely explore our aquarium on the day of your tour.

Please meet inside the aquarium at the zone called Darwin’s Lab (refer to aquarium map for the location or ask a staff member when you arrive). 

You are required to wear closed toe shoes to go back of house due to uneven surfaces. 

Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour as the tour cannot be delayed. 

Infants (age 0-3) are welcome at this experience with an adult, free of charge.


Behind The Scenes

Fishy fun for the whole family


at the door


Adult From (Child $43.40)
  • Discover behind the scenes and feed our tropical fish in this 30min tour
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the aquarium exhibits
  • All day aquarium admission included


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at the door


Adult From (Child $24.60)
  • Pick a date and time slot for standard 1 day admission
  • Skip the queue with mobile ticket entry
  • Prices vary by date and time - cheapest in off peak