Open 9:30am - 5pm daily. Last entries 4pm. 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

Ticket Prices

Click on the tabs below to find the ideal ticket for you. Save at least 10% off standard walk-up prices when you book on this website.

Option 1.
Online Savers - SAVE AT LEAST 10%*

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Our standard entry Online Saver tickets offer savings of at least 10% and up to 20%*.

Book online to guarantee entry into Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium! You DO NOT need to print any tickets purchased through this website - simply collect on arrival.

Ticket TypeWalk Up PriceOnline Price FromYou Save Up ToBUY ONLINE

Online Saver
ADULT

(16+ yrs)
$36 From
$28.80
Peak: $32.40
Up to
$7.20
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Online Saver
CHILD

(3-15 yrs. 2 yrs and under enter FREE!)
$20 From
$16
Peak: $18
Up to
$4

Online Saver
CONCESSION

(Student or Pensioner. ID Required.)
$29 From
$23.20
Peak: $26.10
Up to
$5.80

Online Saver
FAMILY A

(1 Adult + 2 Child)
$69 From
$55.20
Peak: $62
Up to
$13.80

Online Saver
FAMILY B

(2 Adult + 1 Child)
$83 From
$66.40
Peak: $74
Up to
$16.60

Online Saver
FAMILY C

(2 Adult + 2 Child)
$99 From
$79.20
Peak: $89
Up to
$19.80

Family Pass
Additional Child

(Can only be purchased with a family pass)
$16 $15 -

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Online Savers Additional Info:

Want to book for 10 or more people? Check out the Groups of 10+ ticket.

*How the Online Saver discounts work: Online Saver discounts vary between 10% - 20% depending on the date and time of your visit. 20% discounts are currently available throughout off peak periods and also at certain times in peak periods. 10% discounts are available for same day bookings and most peak periods, such as weekends, school holidays and public holidays. You ALWAYS save at least 10% when you book your tickets online! Exact pricing by date is clearly displayed before you complete your purhcase in the online ticket store. 

TIP: The 20% discount tickets are limited in number each day during school holiday periods, so book early to get the best prices. You will always save 10% - even during school holiday periods and weekends.

 


 

Option 2.
All Inclusive: Admission + Behind the Scenes Tour

This all-inclusive ticket includes entry to the attraction PLUS a place on the Behind the Scenes Tour. Tours take place MONDAY - FRIDAY ONLY at 12:50pm and takes approx 20 minutes. This ticket is NOT bookable on weekends.

Ticket TypeConditionsWalk-Up PriceOnline Price FromBUY NOW

All Inclusive
ADULT


(16+ yrs)
12:50pm Mon - Fri.

Click here for more info on this ticket.
$50
(normal entry + tour price)
From
$40
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All Inclusive
CHILD


(3-15 yrs)
$25
(normal entry + tour price)
From
$20

 

Please Note:

  • For ALL tickets Children are classed as 3 - 15 yrs. 2s and under enter Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium for free!
  • Family passes are a discounted package, and therefore are not valid with any other offer, such as Entertainment Book vouchers or any other discount vouchers.
  • All online bookings include a 10% discount, therefore they are not valid in conjunction with any other coupon, special offer, or discount.
  • Online tickets are non-refundable. Should a refund/amendment be provided at the Manager's discretion, an administration fee of $10 NZD will be applied. Please refer to the full ticket T&Cs link at the bottom of this page.

 

Other Price Concessions

The following offers and prices are available when purchasing tickets direct from the attraction upon presentation of requested identifications. Please note that these prices cannot be purchased online.

1. Free on your Birthday!

Birthday celebrants of any age receive a free admission into Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium on their birth date, when accompanied by a paying person of equal or greater value. The birthday participant must be accompanied by a paying person of equal or greater value.

Photo identification with proof of birth date or a copy of a birth certificate must be presented upon admission. Direct bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other discount, special offer or pass concession

2. Disability Rates

Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium offers special rates for the disabled and their caregiver. These special rates are not available with online bookings. Please contact us for more details.

 


 

Terms & Conditions

All children (0-14 years) must be accompanied by a guardian or caregiver 15 years+

All prices are shown in New Zealand dollars and are inclusive of 15% G.S.T

Online admission prices are valid at time of publishing and are subject to change without prior notice

ALL discount coupons, including entertainment book vouchers, can only be used with direct bookings and CANNOT be used in conjunction with a discounted online booking

Unlimited Entry to Kelly Tarlton's for a Year!

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What is the Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass?

The Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium Annual Pass lets you visit as many times as you like, at any time of the year! Get to know our animals at all times of the year – from baby penguin season to crayfish moulting to school holiday fun – there’s always something different to discover.

What else do I get?

As well as unlimited entry to Kelly Tarlton’s for the duration of your pass, you also receive the following:

  • Exclusive invitations to member events and previews and access to all holiday promotions during the life of your pass
  • Bring a friend to Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium and they’ll receive a 20% discount on admission
    (1 person per ID Card)
  • Receive 20% discount on admission at Auckland Zoo upon presentation of your ID card
  • Receive 10% discount on selected purchases at the Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium gift shop  and Stingray Bay Kiosk

 

SPECIAL ONLINE INTRO PRICE: SAVE UP TO 10%

Adult
(16+ yrs)
Child
(3-15 yrs)
Family
(Maximum 2 adults)
BUY NOWSavings
$70
Normal Price $75
$30
Normal Price $35
$180
Normal Price $199
Buy Now & Save! Unlimited
Savings!

 

Any annual pass purchased via the Kelly Tarlton's website MUST be claimed at Kelly Tarlton's within 30 days.

Children are aged 3 -15 years inclusive. There are no concession prices for the Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass.

Book online and save up to 20%*

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Amazing up-close underwater encounters with our our sharks - no diving experience required!

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Shark Dive Xtreme

Non-certified Diver. 18+ yrs.
Click Here $230
$184
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Shark Dive Xtreme

Certified Diver. 18+ yrs.
Click Here $165
$132
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Shark Cage

Click Here $95 $76
Book Now & Save!

 

Shark Dive Xtreme: Please read the terms and conditions for Shark Dive Xtreme AND the Shark Dive Xtreme medical form very carefully BEFORE making your booking.

Shark Cage: Please read the terms and conditions for Shark Cage very carefully BEFORE making your booking.

Refunds CANNOT be offered to guests who are ineligible to dive in accordance with these restrictions.

 

*Savings vary between 10% and 20% depending on time of season and/or demand. You ALWAYS save at least 10% when booking on this website.

Book online and save up to 20%*

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Step out onto the ice and into the world's largest display colony of Antarctic penguins, featuring King and Gentoo Penguins.

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Penguin Discovery
ADULT or CHILD

NOTE: Minimum age is 14 for this experience.
Click Here $199
$159
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Please visit the Penguin Duscovery information page to ensure you meet the strict criteria before booking this experience online.

Please also read the Penguin Discovery declaration form, which all guests MUST sign before being permitted to take part in this experience. 

Refunds CANNOT be offered to guests who are ineligible to dive in accordance with these restrictions.

 

*Savings vary between 10% and 20% depending on time of season and/or demand. You ALWAYS save at least 10% when booking on this website.

Unlimited Entry to 11 attractions!

What is Merlin?

Merlin is one of the world's largest location-based entertainment companies and owners of Australia and New Zealand's best and most exciting visitor attractions. With 11 attractions across NSW, VIC, QLD and Auckland (NZ) we offer amazing days out for everyone!

What is the Merlin Annual Pass?

The Merlin Annual Pass (AU/NZ) brings together all of Merlin's attractions on one mega value pass, offering passholders HUGE savings with unlimited standard admissions for a full year to all of the included attractions. We're totally confident no other pass offers anything like as much value - because no-one else can!

What attractions are included?

Sydney
Victoria
Queensland and Auckland (NZ)

1. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
2. WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
3. Madame Tussauds Sydney
4. Sydney Tower Eye
5. Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
6. Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

7. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
8. Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

9. Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba
10. WILD LIFE Hamilton Island
11. Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium (Auckland, NZ)

What else do I get?

As well as unlimited standard admissions to all of the attractions included on the pass at an incredible low price, you also get great passholder perks, including discounts off add-on experiences, such as SKYWALK at the Sydney Tower Eye, Shark Dive Xtreme at several SEA LIFE aquariums, discounts on food and drink, great savings on ski equipment hire at our ski resorts at Mt Hotham and Falls Creek in Australia, and much more.

We're continually thinking of new perks for our passholders, so make sure you sign up to our mailing list when making your purchase online to keep up-to-date!

SPECIAL ONLINE PRICE: SAVE 10%

Adult
(16+ yrs)
Child
(3-15 yrs)
Family
(Maximum 2 adults)
BUY NOWSavings
$90
Normal Price $100
$45
Normal Price $50
$220
Normal Price $245
Buy Now & Save! Unlimited
Savings!

Please note: the Merlin Annual Pass now replaces all old Kelly Tarlton's Annual Passes. All current Kelly Tarlton's Annual Passes are still valid, and will be accepted up until their expiry date.

Any annual membership purchased via the Kelly Tarlton's website MUST be claimed at Kelly Tarlton's.

Children are aged 3 -15 years inclusive. There are no concession prices for the Merlin Annual Pass.

Click for the Merlin Annual Pass Terms & Conditions.

 


 

SPECIAL: Renew online and SAVE 30%

Is your current Annual Pass about to expire? Here's the special 30% discount renewals prices...

Adult
(16+ yrs)
Child
(3-15 yrs)
Family
(Maximum 2 adults)
BUY NOWSavings
$63
Normal Price $90
$31.50
Normal Price $45
$171.50
Normal Price $245
Buy Now & Save! Unlimited
Savings!

Please note: to qualify for the renewals prices you will need to enter your current annual pass card number when prompted before purchase AND present the old card/s upon arrival at Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium in order to be issued with new passes.


12 months UNLIMITED entry!

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How the Flexi Pass works...

The Flexi Pass is a great value pass designed for kids, which allows them to visit Kelly Tartlon's SEA LIFE Aquarium with 1 adult at any time for a full year from the date of first entry. The adult always goes FREE!

The adult must be accompanied by the child named on the Flexi Pass membership card. This pass is NOT transferable; only the child named and photographed on the card can use the pass.

Passholders also get to enjoy great members' offers, discounts and special events. We've got new arrivals and fun activities planned throughout the year, so you'll have plenty of reasons to keep coming back!

 

You save 10% when you book online:

FLEXI - $153  (WALK UP PRICE $170)

(Children are classed as 3 - 15 yrs. 2s and under enter Kelly Tarlton's for free!)

Get this Pass Now!

 

Members Benefits:

    • Unlimited day-time entry for 365 days from date of purchase (Opening Times: 9.30am - 5:30pm every day. Last entries STRICTLY 4pm).

    • Exclusive invitations to member events and previews and access to all holiday promotions during the life of your pass

    • Members express entry. Use the express lane and show your membership ID card at the ticket desk

 

Special Discounts:

    • Bring a friend to Kelly Tarlton's and they'll receive a 20% discount on admission (1 person per ID Card)

    • Receive 20% discount on admission at Auckland Zoo upon presentation of your ID card

    • Receive 10% discount on selected purchases at the Kelly Tarlton's gift shop and Stingray Bay Kiosk

    • Receive 10% discount on Kelly Tarlton's Animal Adventures

    • Receive 10% discount on birthday parties

    • Save $5 on Magic Memories Photo Packs Membership Card with personalised member ID number

 

Off Peak Pass - 12 Months of Fun!

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It's back and better value than ever - the Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium Off-Peak Annual Pass. 

How the Off Peak Pass Works...

Visit any time Monday - Friday, outside of school and public holidays, for 12 months for $50 for an adult and $25 for a child. You only have to visit twice and you have already saved!

You will never have to look for something to do with the kids ever again - this is a great value pass which is a must have for all Auckland families.

NOT available for visits on weekends, public holidays or any of the holiday periods listed below:

  • 21 December - 27 January

 

Click here for the full terms and conditions.

 

ADULTS: $50

KIDS: $25

 

Book Online Now!

 

Kelly Tarlton's Tickets - General Information

 

Single Visit Ticket Prices

Book your Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium single entry tickets online here on the official Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium website and save at least 10%. This website offers the best price guarantee on tickets for Kelly Tarlton's. Simply click on the ticket you want and then follow the secure booking process to save time and money.

Auckland Multi-attraction Passes

The Auckland Multipass is a pass that combines entry to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium, Sky Tower, Rainbows End, Butterfly Creek and a Fullers cruise to Rangitoto Island for the great price of $125 for an adult and $70 for a child. 

Annual Passes

We have upgraded our annual passes to the mega value Merlin Annual Pass and now you can not only get UNLIMITED ENTRY throughout the year to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium but also to 10 of Australia's best attractions for FREE! Or buy our flexi pass allowing any adult to accompany the child VIP pass holder. Whichever pass you choose, you can be certain of getting great value.

Best Price Guarantee

The Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium ticket prices 'best price guarantee' means we won't be beaten on price! Nobody sells Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium tickets at a lower price than here on the official Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium website. PLUS - there are no booking fees when you buy tickets from this website, so you can be sure of no nasty surprises!

 

Got a question?


The Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium reception staff will be happy to help.

Tel: Freephone 0800 80 50 50 (New Zealand)

Tel: +64 9 531 5065 (Rest of the world)

Email: info@kellytarltons.co.nz

Opening Times: 9.30am - 5:00pm every day (last entries STRICTLY 4pm).

 

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