Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium is only a 10 minute drive or six kilometres (3.7 miles) from downtown Auckland.
Coming from the Southern, Northern, or Western motorway, take
the Port exit and follow the road until reaching a T-intersection
(ports of Auckland will be directly in front). Turn right onto
Tamaki Drive. Kelly Tarlton's is located on the right-hand side of
the road (after Hammerheads restaurant).
Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium
23 Tamaki Drive,
Auckland, NZ, 1071
Free Shuttle Service
The regular Shuttle Service is as follows...
- 7 days a week Kelly Tarlton's operates a FREE shuttle service
from downtown Auckland!
- Shuttle departs from 172 Quay Street (opposite the downtown
- The shuttle runs hourly on the HALF hour from 9:30am until
3:30pm, with the final pick up from downtown being at 3:30pm.
Please note: after the 3:30pm pick up there are no return drop
offs - however there is a public bus stop close by, please see
below. Shuttle service may be subject to change depending on
traffic and circumstances.
*NOTICE: Road Closures on Sunday 21st April,
There is a road closure this Sunday 21st April from 6am to 10am
for the Panasonic People's Triathlon. This will affect the first
drop off for the Shark Bus at Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium;
customers will be dropped off 200meters from the main entrance.
Free car parking is available in the Kelly Tarlton's car park,
and on Tamaki Drive, subject to availability.
Stagecoach buses depart from Britomart Transport Centre every
15mins, 7 days a week. Bus Stop D13 - Tyler Street. Allow 20-25
minutes. Bus prices are from $3.40 per adult (subject to
Auckland Explorer Bus
Departs from the Ferry building (City Bus stop # 1).
Drop-off is at the entrance and free parking on the waterfront.
Kelly Tarlton's offers all drivers a free admission on the day
their passengers visit (driver ID must be shown).
Did you have your photo taken when you visited us?
If you had your picture taken by us when you visited Kelly Tarlton's, you can access it here.