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School Excursion Rates

Excursion Pricing Information

Displayed below is detailed information about rates for school excursions to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium on Darling Harbour. Complement your excursion by including a visit to one of other attractions and give your students the opportunity to further their learning.

All NSW teachers are offered complimentary entry to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, allowing you to explore the many educational opportunities throughout the attraction and to conduct a risk assessment. Please note that teachers must present their current teaching ID on arrival once their pre-visit ticket is approved. For more information visit our teacher pre-visit page.

Single Attraction Pricing

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium only. These prices are for Primary and Secondary school students K - 12 and for groups of 15+.

  • Australian school rates:
    • $15.00 per student single entry during school terms when visiting with a school group for a self-guided tour
    • $18.00 per student for an interactive OCEAN guided tour with an educator
  • International school rates: $17.00 per student (5 - 15 years only)
  • Home school rates: $15.00 per student single entry during school terms, accompanying adults at full price

Combine With Other Attractions

For the best value we recommend combining your excursion to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with other attractions. 

The best bit? Combination bookings can be shared amongst your classes. Book in multiple excursions for different dates and other classes at your school can benefit from the reduced combination rates.

Booking numbers for all excursions included in a combination booking must be committed to at the time of booking in order to receive the discounted price. Our education team will book your date for your first attraction and will then take you through the process of booking the date and time for your additional attractions online. 

The other attractions we offer combination excursions with are:

  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo (next door to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium)
  • Madame Tussauds Sydney (next door to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium)
  • Sydney Tower Eye (10 minute walk from SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium)
Koala Wild Life Sydney Zoo

2 Attraction Pricing

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium + 1 other attraction (Prices current as of November 2019)

  • Australian school rates: $20.00 per child
  • International school rates: $25.00 per child

Sydney Tower Eye

3 Attraction Pricing

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium + 2 other attractions (Prices current as of November 2019)

  • Australian school rates: $30.00 per child
  • International school rates: $35.00 per child

Excursion Add-Ons

We have you covered with our additional options to help make your day run smoothly. 

  • OCEAN Guided Tour - an interactive session with an educator
    • $3.00 per child
  • A take-home photo of the whole group / class
    • $2.00 per child
  • Souvenir ruler set
    • $2.00 per child
schools

Teacher 'Free of Charge' Ratio

Teachers are offered complimentary entry on the following teacher-to-student ratios:

  • Preschool (4+) 1:3
  • K-2 students 1:6
  • Year 3-12 students 1:8
  • Special needs students 1:1 (with carers card)

Extra teachers are at a cost of $17.50 each.

We do not currently offer complimentary teacher entry for international schools or home school programs.

Book An Excursion

Telephone: 1800 - 195 - 650 (Schools Only)

Email the education team at education@merlinentertainments.com.au

Complete the online excursion enquiry form

Or, if you are booking a self-guided tour to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and are ready to pay now you can book directly online here

For detailed information on all booking options please visit our school excursion booking information page.