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  • Location:Sydney, Australia
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium VIP Guided Behind the Scenes Tour

Dive into the inner workings of SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium on a behind-the-scenes tour with an expert guide. Get close views of some of the 7,000 Australian aquatic animals that live in the aquarium as you feed the fish and stingrays, see where the corals grow and stop at the kitchen that makes meals for the animals. You’ll learn how the keepers care for the diverse marine creatures on site, then have time to explore the aquarium’s 70 exhibits at your leisure with your included admission.


  • VIP guided tour of Australia's No.1 attraction, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
  • Experience the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and all it's exhibits in depth
  • Small-group VIP tour of maximum 5 people
  • 90-minutes behind the scenes tour
  • Bonus - free same day re-entry to Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

What You Can Expect

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium VIP Guided Behind the Scenes Tour

Sydney Aquarium VIP Guided Behind the Scenes Tour

Make your own way to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium to meet your guide at the designated time for your morning or afternoon tour. See the aquarium like a VIP with a small group limited to five people. Your guide takes you into areas that are normally not open to the public, allowing you to get a clear view of how the aquarium works and how the keepers care for the animals.

Head into Shark Valley and stand above the tank to feed the colorful fish that swim among the toothy predators in the tank. You’ll also visit the Bay of Rays and watch the feeding frenzy of the stingrays after you drop their snacks into the water.

Go into the kitchens that prep the meals and treats for the aquarium’s water-loving population and learn more about what it takes to care for thousands of different aquatic animals every day. You’ll also see a tank where corals grow and hear how they are transferred to the exhibits.

Your behind-the-scenes experience comes alive as your guide shares stories about working at the aquarium and fun facts about the animals that live there. Before or after your tour, you’ll have time to take in the exhibits on your own.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

enjoyed alot

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

Our guide was fabulous. He made the aquarium come alive. It was awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

What a great experience! We had a terrific tour guide. We saw some amazing fish and one of the highlights of the trip for my wife and I was getting to feed the sharks! Too cool. I highly recommend this tour.

3 star rating: Worth doing January 2011

Unfortunately, the tour who normally conducts the tours was out on my scheduled day. Although the tour description mentions crocodile feedings, the acquarium no longer has any crocodiles.
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