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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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Regular days of operation: Thursday - Monday Bookings are essential - purchase your tickets online 24 hours in advance with a discount of 20%!
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Booking Information for Schools

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A school excursion to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s brings learning to life, providing immersive and interactive experiences that inspire students of all ages to understand and protect our oceans and the incredible creatures that call them home. From a self-directed visit where you set the pace to an education session with our expert marine educators, or even a sleepover under the sea - there are many different ways for students to enjoy an enriching, educational experience at Kelly Tarlton's! 

Benefits to schools include:

  • Exclusive rates for schools during term time
  • A free teacher entry for every 6 students in the group
  • FREE scouting visit for teachers prior to an upcoming booking
  • Option to add on a specific, curriculum-linked education session
  • Unique opportunity to sleep under the sea and experience marine life at night
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School Excursion Rates


School excursion type Price per person
Self-directed visit


Admission + classroom session or semi-guided tour


FREE teacher/supervisor ratio


Additional teacher/supervisor $31.00
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Important Information for School Visits

3 Easy Booking Options


1. Book now and pay later

If you think you might need to adjust your booking before your visit the online form is your best booking option. Once you’ve submitted the form below our education team will be in touch to confirm your trip. Changes and cancellations can be made to your excursion up to the point of payment. 

2. Book online and pay now

Ready to dive in? If you have confirmed your group numbers and know exactly what you’d like to book, the quickest way to secure your trip is via our booking portal. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable following payment.

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3. Discuss and book by phone or email

If you’d like to chat through specific requirements before you book,  please don’t hesitate to call us on +64 9 531 5157 to talk to our friendly education team. Alternatively you can email us at learn@kellytarltons.co.nz

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School Enquiry form

Ready to dive in? Contact our Education Consultants and find the right solution to immerse your students in our hands-on SEA LIFE Learning programmes. All fields marked * are required.