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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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We're Open 7 Days!
Open daily 9.30am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)
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Looking for things to do these school holidays?

Discover what's on these school holidays at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Get the kids out of the house and away from the screen this school holidays. A fantastic underwater adventure awaits them at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium. Each school holidays, our famous aquarium hosts kids activities packed full of fun and learning. It's the best school holiday fun you'll find in Auckland. Join us, and our marine creatures, for the perfect family day out!

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is also a completely undercover attraction making it the perfect indoor school holidays activity come rain, hail or shine!

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WHAT'S ON: Peppa Pig's Aquarium Adventure

April 13th - 28th 2019


Have you always wanted to meet Peppa Pig, but never had the chance?

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium is helping Peppa Pig celebrate ‘15 Years of Muddy Puddles’ during the April school holidays with a marine adventure!

Peppa Pig activities will run through the whole month with Peppa herself plunging into the aquarium for daily meet and greets from Saturday 13th April to Sunday 28th April.

Guests will begin their SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium with a Peppa Pig mask and a special edition activity book before embarking on an underwater journey to find Peppa’s friends and family among the marvellous reef creatures.

Keep a lookout for Daddy Pig, Mummy Pig, George Pig, Suzie Sheep and Rebecca Rabbit amid the Regal Blue Tang, Sea Anemones, Penguins and Clownfish!

An exclusive Peppa Pig photo opportunity will allow guests to share their SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's “pigture” with family and friends.

Peppa Pig merchandise will be available from the SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's gift shop to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the beloved cartoon character.

It’s a big year for the lovable little pig as she celebrates the Lunar calendar’s Year of the Pig, the movie premiere of Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun in May and brand new "peppasodes". 

School holiday visitors can also experience all the weird and wonderful sea creatures that call SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's home. From sharks to penguins to stingrays, there are thousands of amazing creatures for you to make a splash with!


Included in your admission to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's.

Buy your attraction tickets online in advance to save up to 10% and skip the queues with mobile ticket entry!

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Sleepover Under the SEA

Join us for an aquarium sleepover during school holidays!

Have you heard about Auckland's most unique accommodation?

Our Sleepover Under the SEA is an exclusive school holidays event. See what our creatures get up to after the doors close, enjoy a night-time seal show and sleep inside our shark tunnel.

Tickets sell out fast, don't wait and miss out!

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Bring kids under 3 along with FREE entry.

General Admission Ticket

Save up to 20% - Online Only!


Full Price


Adult From (Child $22)
  • Pick a set date for standard 1 day admission
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • Prices vary by date and time - book in advance to save up to 20% in off peak or 10% in peak


Fishy fun for the whole family


Full Price


Adult From (Child $29)
  • Learn what happens behind the scenes on a unique tour
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the aquarium exhibits
  • All day aquarium admission included

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365 Days of Fun!
Kelly Tarlton's Platinum Annual Pass



Per Adult (Child $70)
  • Save on unlimited entry for 12 months!
  • Discounts on experiences, food, beverages and much more!
  • Skip the queues with express Annual Pass attraction entry

School Holiday Tips

Make the most of your visit with our handy tips & tricks.

To help ensure that all guests have the best day out we have put together a list of handy tips & tricks to ensure your visit goes swimmingly. Click each tip below to reveal more information.

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If your kids love visiting our aquarium every holidays, save by purchasing a Kelly Tarlton's Annual Pass!


Purchase your school holidays aquarium tickets through our website at least 24 hours before your visit and you are guaranteed to save 10% off walk up entry price.