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Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Entry Tickets

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1 hr

Explore the underwater world in Auckland and get a hands-on experience walking through the Shark Tunnel, meeting a penguin colony, and more!


  • Discover a unique underwater world and meet new aquatic creatures.

  • Walk through the famous Shark Tunnel in the world’s first curved aquarium.

  • Meet the largest penguin colony on display in the Southern Hemisphere at Antarctic Ice Adventure.

  • Witness the enthralling Spiny Sea Dragon in the Seahorse Sanctuary, the only place in the world to have it on display.

  • Let kids enjoy the indoor playground at the aquarium with the Splash Table.

  • Spot the colorful marine life from the Southern Ocean in a dedicated zone.

  • Get a glimpse of what it was like to live in the coldest place on Earth 100 years ago.

  • Create your own sea creature and watch it swim on an interactive projection wall.


  • Entry to Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium

  • Access to all the zones in the aquarium


  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel transfers

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

your experience

The marine friends at Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium are ready to show you the most fascinating aspects of sea life. The aquarium has a variety of experiences lined up for you in 11 zones. This family-friendly trip to the shores of Auckland is sure to deepen your interest in the fascinating sea life. Rockpools and Antarctic Ice Adventure give guests a hands-on experience of interacting with amazing creatures. The Fish Gallery, Seahorse Kingdom, and NIWA Southern Ocean Discovery provide you with the opportunity to look at the colorful marine life up close. Shipwreck Shores will give the kids a perfect break from marine learning by engaging them at the Slash Table, a fun water play for children.

In the famous Shark Tunnel, you will walk through the world’s first curved aquarium tunnel. You’ll see the Sand Tiger, Braodnose Sevengill sharks, and the camouflage-expert Wobbegong Shark if you’re lucky! At Amazing Creation, you'll get the chance to see how creatures from your imagination would look swimming in the sea through an interactive projection wall. To top it all, you'll watch the majestic rescued turtles blissfully swimming in Turtle Bay! This experience at Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium will get you a unique chance to explore the captivating sea life.

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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants you can choose from:

  • General Admission - Peak

  • General Admission - Off Peak

COVID Safety Information

  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.

  • Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.

  • All guests are recommended to bring along face masks for safety.

  • It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).

  • Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.


  • The aquarium is open Thursday to Monday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM.

  • The last entry into the aquarium is at 4 PM.

Important Information

  • You are required to enter the aquarium within 60 minutes of the time and date selected.

  • Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium is wheelchair accessible.

  • Wheelchairs may also be borrowed from the admissions area if required.

Discounted Tickets

Infants aged 2 and under can go for free. Children aged 3-15, students, and senior citizens enjoy reduced ticket prices (carry a valid ID).

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • You can redeem your tickets at the Admissions area of Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium.

  • Address: Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium, 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland 1071, New Zealand.

  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is Tamaki Dr opp SEA LIFE Kelly Tarltons.

  • The stop is only 2 minutes away from the ticket redemption point.

  • Buses #774, #775, and #TMK will bring you there.


This ticket is valid up to 60 minutes after the time and date selected during checkout.

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