Best Aquariums and Zoos in Sydney

Best Aquariums - Zoos in Sydney

Below is a list of the top and leading Aquariums/Zoos in Sydney. To help you find the best Aquariums/Zoos located near you in Sydney, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Sydney’s Best Aquariums/Zoos:

The top rated Aquariums/Zoos in Sydney are:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Australian Reptile Park

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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium contains a large variety of Australian aquatic life, displaying more than 700 species comprising more than 13,000 individual fish and other sea and water creatures from most of Australia’s water habitats. Additionally, the aquarium features 14 themed zones including Jurassic Seas, Discovery Rockpool, Shark Walk, and the world’s largest Great Barrier Reef display. Along the way, visitors encounter animals unique to each habitat, including one of only four dugongs on display in the world, sharks, stingrays, penguins and tropical fish, among others.

Products/Services:

Day and Night on the Reef, Penguin Expedition, Shark Walk & Shark Valley, Dugong Island, South Coast Shipwreck, Sydney Harbour

LOCATION:

Address1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 1800 199 657
Website: www.sydneyaquarium.com.au

REVIEWS:

“Worth every cent of entrance fee. Been to many aquariums around the world and I would say this is one of the best for kids. Although space is quite compact, many many species and many information for kids to learn. If you are traveling with a family, this is a must go place in Sydney. High recommended. You can also buy combo deals that you can visit multiple places within walking distance.” -Zaw Min Latt

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is a wildlife park in the heart of the city of Sydney, Australia. Officially opened in September 2006, it is located on the city side of the Darling Harbour leisure and retail precinct, next to Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Sydney.

Products/Services:

Butterfly Tropics, Devil’s Den (Tasmanian Devils), Gumtree Valley (Koalas)
Wallaby Cliffs, Daintree Rainforest (Cassowary), Kangaroo Walk-About, Kakadu Gorge (Crocodile), Koala Rooftop, Koala Rooftop Cafe, Night Fall

LOCATION:

Address1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 1800 206 158
Website: www.wildlifesydney.com.au

REVIEWS:

“It’s a wonderful place. If you want to see platypus, go there, you will see a really pretty one. The other unique creatures that they have is the red-bellied snake and cassowary. That was truly a place worth going to.” -Smruti Ranjan Jena

Australian Reptile Park

Australian Reptile Park
Australian Reptile Park

Australian Reptile Park is located at Somersby on the Central Coast, New South Wales in Australia. It is about 50 kilometres North of Sydney, and is just off the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway. The park is home to a variety of reptiles, including snakes, lizards, American alligators and crocodiles.

Products/Services:

Big Kids 2 Keeper, Little Kids 2 Keeper, Mini Kids 2 Keeper, VIP Behind the Scenes Tours, Snake Safety Awareness Seminars, Super Seniors, Team Building, Reptiles on the Road, Dinosaurs on the Road, Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, Spiders, Amphibians

LOCATION:

Address69 Pacific Hwy, Somersby NSW 2250
Phone: (02) 4340 1022
Website: www.reptilepark.com.au

REVIEWS:

“Great atmosphere here. Orientated around kids but even as an adult my partner and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Educated staff and informative shows. Very friendly people. I spent around 3 hours here and saw most of it. Small gift shop with some great memorabilia to take home. Would recommend this to anyone, bust definitely a way to keep the kiddies happy for a day out.” -Slossage