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Glass Bottom Boat Experiences

Experience the Great Barrier Reef like never before

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Explorers, Be skippered across our Day and Night on the Reef exhibit!

This ticket includes general admission to the aquarium!

Enjoy a rarely seen view of our Day and Night on the Reef exhibit as you are skippered above the tank. See colourful marine life right underneath the boat as you glide across the water, and learn all about life on the Great Barrier Reef.

PLUS! Discover our brand new Glass Bottom Boat + Turtle Encounter. Enjoy a 60 minute experience and discover unique stories about our rescue turtles, Dave, Chandler and Plugga.

Book online and save! All guests must arrive at attraction at least 30 minutes before time slot and must meet at Dugong Island 15min prior to experience start time.

Please note that the Glass Bottom Boat experience is open to those aged 3 years and older and the Glass Bottom Boat + Turtle Encounter is open to those aged 8 years and older. (1:1 adult to child ratio for 8-11 year olds) 

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

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What's included?

AGES 3+

  • A 30 minute unique experience*
  • Unique view of the Great Barrier Reef display from the water
  • Discover the unique stories about our rescue turtles, Dave, Chandler and Plugga
  • Get access to back of house, staff-only areas of the aquarium
  • Learn about the aquarium and animals from our fun and friendly tour guides
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium included

*Times subject to change

Kids Watch The Nurse Shark Swim By In Day And Night On The Reef Exhbiit

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching for 2,300kms along the Queensland coast. On your tour you’ll meet an array of amazing animals through the floor of the boat and over the side, including several species of shark, huge sawfish, dozens of species of vibrant tropical fish and our rescue marine turtles - all beautiful creatures which are found on the Great Barrier Reef.

Along the way you’ll learn about coral, the effects of coral bleaching and how we can all protect the Reef and its creatures in our everyday life… there’s also plenty of time for questions about your favourite animals from our team of experts!

Book online and save

  • Hop aboard our Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

Book online and save

  • Hop aboard our Glass Bottom Boat for a 60 minute experience* + meet our turtles
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

Save 20%

  • Hop aboard our Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

Save 20%

  • Hop aboard our Glass Bottom Boat for a 60 minute experience* + meet our turtles
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

We experienced the glass bottom boat while we where here and the guy that took us on it was brilliant he made sure we got to see everything and explained so much!

Phillipa, TripAdvisor

FAQs

This is an intimate experience with only 8 people per tour so sessions often book out in advance. To avoid missing out, we recommend booking online.

Guests need to be 3 years or older to experience the Glass Bottom Boat. Those 2 years or younger are unable to participate due to height restrictions.

Guests need to be 8 years or older to experience the Glass Bottom Boat + Turtle Encounter. Those 7 years or younger are unable to participate due to the nature of the animal encounter. If the children are between 8-11 years old there must be a child to adult ratio of 1:1. 

  • This experience is suitable for guests that are able to ascend 3 flights of stairs and safely board the boat unaided.

For more accessibility information please click here

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