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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)
Summer Holiday Opening Hours
Open daily 9.30am - 7pm (Last entry 6pm) Public holidays may effect these hours please refer to our opening hours page
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Merlin Annual Pass

SALE NOW ON

With the Platinum Merlin Annual Pass enjoy the freedom to visit our magical attractions 365 days a year including all school holidays activities.

Gold Merlin Annual Pass offers great value, off-peak access to our top attractions - exclusion dates apply, click here to view the calendar.

Platinum Annual Pass

Valid 12 months including school holidays
aquarium annual pass

$99

SALE

$79

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Platinum Annual Pass Gift Voucher

Give the gift of experience
gift voucher aquarium annual pass

$99

GIFT VOUCHER SALE

$79

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Gold Annual Pass

Valid 12 months excluding school holidays
aquarium annual pass

$79

SALE

$65

Family Price (per person)
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

SALE NOW ON

ENJOY A WHOLE YEAR OF FAMILY FUN AT TOP ATTRACTIONS

With a Merlin Annual Pass, you can enjoy a whole year of family fun at 10 top attractions in Australia and New Zealand. Not only do you get entry for 12 months to your favourite attractions, but pass holders can save big with exclusive offers and deals, on things such as food and beverage, photo products and even experiences. What are you waiting for? Purchase your Merlin Annual Pass today for the best price.

Already a member? Don't forget to renew your annual pass for a discounted rate and keep the fun going. 

Looking for the perfect present? Give the gift of experience with a Merlin Annual Pass gift voucher. 

NOTE: The Gold Merlin Annual Pass is NOT valid for entry during school and public/bank holidays.

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Explore Attractions

NSW Attractions

New South Wales

We have 5 awesome attractions in NSW, with 4 conveniently located right in the heart of the CBD and Darling Harbour. 

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium 
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Madame Tussauds Sydney
  • Sydney Tower Eye
  • Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures


Victoria Attractions

Victoria

Explore our 3 great attraction located in Victoria. 

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne 
  • Otway Fly Treetop Adventures


Queensland Attractions

Queensland

Explore one of Sunshine Coast's leading attractions at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. 


New Zealand Attractions

New Zealand

Discover one of Auckland's leading attractions at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's. 


RENEWAL

Platinum Annual Pass

Valid 12 months including school holidays
Merlin Annual Pass Renewal

PASS RENEWAL

$65

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Gold Annual Pass

Valid 12 months excluding school holidays
Merlin Annual Pass Renewal

PASS RENEWAL

$52

FAMILY PRICE (PER PERSON)
  • Entry not valid during school holidays
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Exclusive Benefits

As a Merlin Annual Pass holder, you get access to some awesome deals and exclusive benefits

Benefits include:

  • 25% off admission for up to 4 friends and family per individual attraction 
  • 20% off food and beverage at participating outlets at Merlin Entertainments attractions in Australia and New Zealand
  • Enjoy a tea or coffee for only $2 every time you visit one of our attractions
  • 50% off single admission for up to 3 friends on your birthday
  • 20% off birthday parties 
  • 10% off Magic Memories photo products
  • Awesome deals on a range of experiences at our attractions 
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Experience Deals

Glass Bottom Boat

Save 20% with your Merlin Annual Pass
Glass Bottom Boat MAP

$20

Full Price

$16

PER PERSON
  • Hop aboard our Cruise Whitsundays Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • Learn about the aquarium and animals from our fun and friendly tour guides

Penguin Passport

Save 25% with your Merlin Annual Pass
Discounted Penguin Passport with your Merlin Annual Pass

$119

Full Price

$89.25

PER ADULT
  • Get up close to our cheeky Gentoo and King penguins
  • A truly unique 75 minutes on the ice and behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • Go behind the scenes and see the penguin food preparation area and how the exhibit maintains its chilly temperatures

Shark Dive Xtreme

Save over 20% with your Merlin Annual Pass
shark dive map

$299

Full Price

$239

PER ADULT
  • Come face-to-face without a cage
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dive in with sharks, rays and more!

Looking for a unique gift idea?

Give the gift of an unforgettable experience!

Platinum Annual Pass Gift Voucher

Give the gift of experience
gift voucher aquarium annual pass

$99

GIFT VOUCHER SALE

$79

Family Price (per person)
  • Enjoy 12 months unlimited entry
  • Great savings in cafes and gift shop
  • Discounted additional experiences

Gold Annual Pass Exclusions

The Gold Annual Passes are not valid on the dates below for all our attractions:

  • 14/12/2019 – 28/01/2020
  • 28/03/2020 – 27/04/2020
  • 26/06/2020 – 20/07/2020
  • 19/09/2020 – 11/10/2020
  • 12/12/2020 - 27/01/2021

If you want to visit during this period, please visit admissions to upgrade to a Platinum Annual Pass for $20 fee.

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* Merlin Annual Passes are valid for 365 days from the date of collection. Merlin Annual Pass Gift Vouchers are valid for redemption within 3 years (with the exception during sale period of 3 months), once redeemed the pass is valid for 365 days. 

For passes purchased online, you have 7 days to collect your pass from the date of purchase. Currently, we are unable to send out passes purchased online by post. All passes purchased on this website must be collected from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. 

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