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


Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium birthday parties are an exciting and memorable way to celebrate your child’s special day.

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Do your children love coming to Kelly Tarlton's and want to share their birthday with penguins, sharks and stingrays? 

A Fun, Personal Experience in a Unique Setting!

Birthday parties take place at 10am, 12.30pm and 3pm Saturdays and Sundays (outside school holidays)

Underwater Package

$25 per child 

  • Admission to Kelly Tarlton's 
  • Special party room for 2 hours
  • A dedicated host/guide
  • Ocean themed Birthday party invitations 
  • Birthday tableware including plates, cups and napkins
  • A behind-the-scenes visit tour including feeding the fish
  • Birthday party guests will receive a 10% discount on purchases made at the gift shop
  • Gift for the birthday child
  • Professional photo pack
  • Sound system


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This package is for children aged 3-14 years and must have a minimum of 10 paid children, and includes 3 adults free of charge. For each three additional paid childen you receive one free adult. 

Annual members receive a 20% discount off the total cost of the party, please ensure this is mentioned at time of booking. Please note annual passes are not applicable for either adult or child birthday party admission.

Unless requested at time of booking and for an additional charge, birthday parties are self catering and do not include food. The party room has a kitchenette available for use, which includes a fridge, kettle and microwave.

If you require any additional information please email

Terms and Conditions:

  • Birthday party payment are by pre-payment only. In order for your party to take place, final payment and numbers must be received 3 days before the party at the latest. Payment is over the phone via a credit card.  
  • There will be no refunds for no-shows on the day. If you have additional guests on the day, your host will assist you to make payment before the end of the party. Organising payment for the party is the responsibility of the party booker - we are unable to take multiple payments. 
  • The Annual Member discount is valid off the cost of the whole party. To receive this discount, your membership number must be given at time of booking.
  • Regrettably, Annual Memberships or Complimentary Passes are not valid for birthday party attendance. 
  • For more information about birthday parties at Kelly Tarlton's, please download our guide
  • Maximum number of guests for birthday parties is 30. Please contact events team if your party is larger than 30. 



 Download Guide here

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