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Self-Guided Tours

Self-Guided Tours

Explore SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium at your own pace focusing on the zones and topics of your choosing. Self-guided excursions are offered during school terms and regular aquarium hours. Available to Early Childhood and K - 12 school classes and University/TAFE student classes. Bookings are required.

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Teacher resource guides to enhance your self-guided visit

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium offers all teachers that book a self-guided school excursion a teacher resource guide, designed to give your students the best learning experience in our aquarium.

Our primary school teacher resource guides cover the key topics of Habitats, Life Cycles, Adaptations and Conservation and are full of pre- and post-excursion activities, resources for the activities, plus the most amazing creature facts and information that only an aquarist would know!

These fin-tastic teacher resource guides will be emailed to you once you have made an excursion booking with SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. To get a feel for what is included, take a sneak peak at the sample pages below or ask one of our friendly booking team members about them today! 

Teacher tour guide - shipwreck page Teacher Guide - Jurassic Seas page

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Pre-school Resources

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is diving into the new school year, by introducing a fin-tastic brand NEW preschool program “My Sea Friends” which helps preschool educators prepare children about what they can learn about with an excursion to our aquarium. Children will discover all about our oceans and amazing creatures with this awesome resource full of activities, games, craft activity and video.

My Sea Friends Resource | Watch the Video

Primary Resources

The following Primary classroom resources have been developed by teachers to complement your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. All resources are aligned to the NSW K-6 Syllabus and also support the Australian Curriculum learning objectives.

These resources are provided to ensure your excursion to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is integrated with engaging and interactive lessons, both before and after your visit.

All Primary Years

Conservation | Day & Night on the Reef Worksheet

Years K - 2

Habitats - Kindergarten | Habitats Yrs 1 & 2 | External Features Yrs 1 & 2 | Animal Breeding Yrs 1 & 2

Years 3 - 4

Life Cycles Yrs 3 & 4 | Classification Yrs 3 & 4 | Food Webs Yrs 3 & 4

Years 5 - 6

Adaptations Yrs 5 & 6

Secondary Resources

Our SEA LIFE Sydney secondary school resources are aligned to the NSW 7-12 Syllabus and also support the Australian Curriculum learning objectives. Select by year group and topic below to download complementary worksheets that can be used during your visit or back in the classroom.

Years 7 - 8

Classification | Food Webs

Years 9 - 12

Food Webs Yrs 9 & 10 | Business Studies Yrs 9 -12

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Remember: You can also combine your visit to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium with WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye and Madame Tussauds Sydney and make great savings for your own or other classes at your school. View all pricing options and info here.

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