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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

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Turtle Rescue

Did you know that Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's is the only place in New Zealand that works with rescued turtles? For over 20 years we have been making sure that the sick turtles that wash up on beaches all around New Zealand return back to the wild fully fit! Now, you get to experience how we work with these amazing creatures in our all new-new interactive zone, Turtle Rescue.


All new Interactive experience

Using state-of-the-art technology, Turtle Rescue is an all-new interactive experience, where guests can become a turtle care expert, as they embark on a journey to understand what is involved in successfully rehabilitating a turtle. The inspiration behind Turtle Rescue was to create an experience which not only educates the public on the journey behind turtle rehabilitation, but was also hands-on so people of all ages could go through the journey with us. The experience emulates the dedication and hard-work carried out by our talented team in our turtle rehabilitation centre.


Our Turtle Species

Of the seven marine turtle species, 5 are found in New Zealand waters they are either endangered or critically endangered. Experiences like Turtle Rescue help educate the broader public on how their behaviour in and around the water can impact local marine life.


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Colourful Fish Species

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Seahorses