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November 19, 2013 Attraction No Comments Email Email

All NEW Behind the Scenes tours

If you have ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, then the new Behind the Scenes tour will no doubt ‘wet’ your appetite.

Guests now have a chance to experience first-hand what goes on behind the beautiful display tanks at the aquarium and see areas
that the public have never before had access to!

Be one of the first to feed the fish while standing above Shark Valley and see the endangered Grey Nurse Sharks and Lemon Sharks swimming below with their dorsal fins breaking the surface. Enjoy a visit to the Research Laboratory where they test the water’s PH and oxygen levels and see where
they prepare all of the residents’ daily meals in their food preparation kitchen. image015

This expert-led tour features a trip to see how the aquarium looks after feeding the beloved dugongs, Pig and Wuru, and even includes the chance to the feed upside-down jellyfish!


Where: SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour
Cost: For best price guarantee book online. Walk-up price: $25 per person (plus entry admission)
Times: 11.30am and 2:00pm every day (45 minute ‘back of house’ tour)
Capacity: Maximum 6 people (children must be over 4 years)
Opening hours: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Contact: 02 8251 7800

Experience being an Aquarist for a Day at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Ever dreamt of understanding the mysteries of marine life? Or fancied yourself as a bit of a fish fanatic? Get your hands wet with the new Aquarist for a Day course at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

This FIN-tastic experience will have participants spending the day exploring the underwater world with their own personal SEA LIFE expert and will be taken behind the scenes into the daily lives of the aquarists – the keepers of the marine animals. image016

Prepare the food and feed the amazing creatures in the Bay of Rays exhibit and be amongst the very few people who can say they built a toy for an octopus! Learn about coral propagation, test water PH and oxygen levels of the tanks and even conduct observation procedures for the beloved


Where: SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour
Cost: Wednesday $250 per person, Saturday $280 per person (includes entry admission)
Course times: 8:00am to 3:00pm Wednesdays and Saturdays
Capacity: Maximum 5 people (ages 18+ unless accompanied by a paying adult)
Opening hours: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Contact: 02 8251 7800

To find out more about SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and to book visit:

Participants will also be given their very own Aquarist for a Day shirt to show their friends. This unique Sydney experience will be one to remember

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