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We successfully breed some incredible local species, we are passionate about rescue, nursing animals back to health and releasing them back into the wild.
Check out Penguin Cove, where you can discover our own colony of Manly's iconic Little Penguins and their importance to the shores of Manly. Join in our interactive talks and feeding demonstrations and be charmed by 'Sea Biscuit', our rescued Green Sea Turtle, or amazed by our huge sharks and stingrays. See Murdoch and Freckles, two captive bred Grey Nurse Sharks, who have been brought together to continue our successful breeding program. Meet the team and journey through our waters as you learn how you can protect the marine environment. Get hands-on and discover more about our local environment at the interactive rockpool, where you can touch a shark egg or hold a crab.
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary also offers a range of educational and entertainment activities.
1 day admission; Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Transportation to and from the attraction; Parking.
Hours of operation
Available daily, 9:30am - 5:00pm. Last entry at 4:45pm. Closed: December 25.
2 hours is normally enough time to enjoy Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, however if you wish to stay longer you can leave and re-enter Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary at your leisure.
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary is located at West Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095, Australia.
Please note pram and wheelchair access is limited to the mid-level of the sanctuary. Access to Penguin Cove and Shark Harbour is via stairs only.
Valid for the date purchased only.
Once the client has entered, they can stay inside for as long as they like!
Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**