Guided tour of the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - With a behind the scenes tour and animal feeding

Highlights

  • Guided tour of one of Australia's largest aquariums
  • The diversity and rarity of the animals in the aquarium (dugongs, sharks, tropical fish, etc)
  • Access to the private zones, such as the feeding area or the breeding area
  • Opportunity to feed certain marine species yourself

Essential info*

Languages
  • English

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Go behind the scenes at one of Australia's largest aquariums!

With a small group of 10 people, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. There, you will have the chance to see more than 12000 animals and 650 species such as dugongs, sharks, duck-billed platypuses, rays, turtles, penguins and tropical fish. Thanks to your professional guide you will learn all about the different marine species present in the aquarium as well as about their ecosystems (in English)!

Your tour will continue behind the scenes at the aquarium. You will access the private areas where lots of professional work to ensure the aquarium runs smoothly and that the animals living there are safe and well. Among the different zones, you will explore the breeding area, the Great Barrier Reef zone and the feeding area where you will have the chance to feed dugongs yourself!

If you want to enjoy an even more in-depth experience, book the VIP option! The whole tour will be with just 5 people. You will also have the chance to go into the GBR Oceanarium tank on a glass-bottom boat to get really close to the different marine species, and even feed them!

At the end of your guided tour you may explore the aquarium at your own pace.

Options

When making your booking you will be asked to choose one of the following options:

  • Guided tour : For 45 minutes you will visit the aquarium and go behind the scenes with a professional guide and a group of up to 10 people. You may also feed the rays and dugongs from the edge of a small pool.
  • VIP guided tour : For 90 minutes you will visit the aquarium and go behind the scenes with a professional guide and a group of up to 5 people. You may also feed the rays and dugongs from the edge of a small pool. You will then access the GBR Oceanarium tank where you will get on a glass-bottom boat to get close to and feed different marine species.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (except in exceptional circumstances)
  • Duration: 45 minutes for the guided tour/90 minutes for the VIP guided tour/free time at the end of the guided tour
  • Time(s): 11:30am and 2:00pm for the guided tour/12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm for the VIP guided tour (please arrive 20 minutes before the tour starts)
  • Location: Darling Harbour, in the centre of Sydney (the exact address will be shown on the booking voucher)
  • Language: tour commentary in English
  • To take part in this activity simply present your booking voucher at the aquarium entrance
  • Children under 4 years of the age cannot take part in this activity
  • The guided tour will take place in a group of up to 10 people
  • The VIP guided tour will take place in a group of up to 5 people

The price includes :

  • Entry ticket to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (with priority-access ticket to avoid the entry queue)
  • Guided tour of the aquarium and behind the scenes (in English)
  • The chance to feed certain animals
  • Glass-bottom boat tour in a huge tank (only with the "VIP guided tour" package)

Price does not include:

  • Tips
  • Any other extras

All other details will be provided at the time of booking.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

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