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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarltons Aquarium

Visit Auckland's #1 attraction to see and learn about the amazing array of colourful sea life!


  • Visit Auckland's #1 attraction!
  • Discover an amazing array of colourful sea life including turtles, stingrays, seahorses and more
  • Get amazing up close views of King and Gentoo Penguins
  • Experience the sharks swimming above you in the famous Shark Tunnel
  • Get hands on in the Tidal Touch Pools
  • Learn and interact as you explore over 30 exciting exhibits

Get the family together for the best day out at Auckland's top attraction - SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium!

Located on the waterfront of Auckland City at Ōkahu Bay, Kelly Tarlton's is home to thousands of marine animals including the world's largest Sub-Antarctic penguin colony exhibit, sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, seahorse, turtles and more.

Showcasing over 30 live animal displays and hands-on exhibits there is plenty to learn and see making this a fun day out the whole family will enjoy.

Enjoy amazing views of the majestic King Penguins and be entertained by the playful Gentoo Penguins at the Antarctic Ice Adventure. This is New Zealand's only colony of Sub-Antarctic penguins allowing you the rare opportunity to get up close to these magnificent birds.

Take a stroll through the Shark Tunnel where you will have 4 different shark species swimming above and beside you. This is the first curved aquarium tunnel in the world which has now been replicated in aquariums across the globe.

Your kids will love the hands-on experience at the Tidal Touch Pools and the Amazing Creations room where they can draw their own sea creature and have it come to life on a screen. The indoor playground Shipwreck Shores is a big hit with children providing a safe and fun play experience.

Dive in to explore this magical underwater world!

Adult $41.00
Adult Online Discount $41.00 (GA Online Pre Booked Discount Rate $32.80)
Adult Late Entry Deal $41.00 (Only Valid for Entry After 2pm. Last Entry 4pm for 5pm Close.)
Child $29.00 (Aged 3 - 15 years)
Child Online Discount $29.00 (GA Online Pre Booked Discount Rate $23.20)
Child Late Entry $29.00 (Valid for Entry After 2pm. Last Entry 4pm for 5pm Close)
Infant $0.00 (Aged 2 and under)
Family Online Discount $140.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Family $140.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • General Admission Pass


  • 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland 1071, New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Open Hours:

    Thursday - Monday (During School Terms)

    9:30am - 5:00pm (last entry is at 4:00pm)

    Open 7 days (During New Zealand School Holidays)

    Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible (there are two sets of stairs, which each have a wheelchair lift) and disabled access is provided throughout the attraction.

  • Admission tickets are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, non-refundable and void if altered. They are not valid for special events that require a separate admission charge.

Available Bookings from October 30 to November 05

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 30 Oct
Sun 31 Oct
Mon 1 Nov
Tue 2 Nov
Wed 3 Nov
Thu 4 Nov
Fri 5 Nov

  • Adult$39.50

  • Adult$39.50

  • Adult$39.50

  • Adult$39.50

  • Adult$39.50

  • Child$28.00

  • Child$28.00

  • Child$28.00

  • Child$28.00

  • Child$28.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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amand5 from New Zealand wrote on 27 July 2021

Awesome experience

Had great time there with my wife. Highly recommended to everyone. Thanks book me for great deal.

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bipinj from New Zealand wrote on 17 August 2021

Awesome experience

Worth visiting place.

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deannem from New Zealand wrote on 21 July 2021

Kelly Tarltons

Great experience! The kids loved it and worth going to see.

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Kimberley Wright from New Zealand wrote on 19 July 2021


Very good and so cool to see the baby penguin

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    Adult Online Discount GA Online Pre Booked Discount Rate $32.80

      Adult Late Entry Deal Only Valid for Entry After 2pm. Last Entry 4pm for 5pm Close.

        Child Aged 3 - 15 years

          Child Online Discount GA Online Pre Booked Discount Rate $23.20

            Child Late Entry Valid for Entry After 2pm. Last Entry 4pm for 5pm Close

              Infant Aged 2 and under

                Family Online Discount 2 Adults + 2 Children

                  Family 2 Adults + 2 Children

                    *This option must be made together with another price type.

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