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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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Open Times

We're Open 7 Days!
Open daily 9.30am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)

26 Jun 2019 14:00:00

Colourful Creatures Challenge

This winter, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's and Animal Planet have joined forces to immerse you into a vibrant underwater challenge with the all-new interactive activity stations focusing on the aquarium’s most Colourful Creatures! Dive in and test yourself against some of the most powerful aquatic animals to discover which colourful creature you're most like! 

Inspired by the natural colours and textures of magnificent marine life, you'll discover fascinating features focusing on five of our fin-tastic ocean-faring friends. Test your courage and IQ on the all-new Colourful Creatures activity stations! The adventure starts upon ent-ray, where all children collect their very own limited edition Colourful Creatures activity book and mask*... then the challenge is on! 

Experience interactive tasks as you navigate from tank-to-tank, learning about the amazing physical characteristics of the multi-coloured marine animals. Can you spot the disguised octopuses or match the power of a crab's claw pinch? Go face-to-fin against speedy sharks and test your strength against sea stars and more! From the speckled crab's shell to the vibrant yellow seahorse, families can explore different shapes, colours and textures as they venture through the aquarium. After discovering all of the Colourful Creatures, it's time to reveal your Colourful Creature! 

Don't forget to capture the moment by snapping a photo with SEA LIFE's very own shark mascot, Magnus! Meet and Greets are available every half hour from 11 A.M. - 2 P.M. There’s also loads more fun to be had, with a variety of hands-on activities including creature talks, activity trails and creature feeds. Swim along to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium to join in on the fun!

Water you waiting for? If you're ready to take on the challenge, pre-book tickets online to guarantee your entry!

Visiting? Tag us to be featured on our social media! @SEALIFEKellyTarltons #ColourfulCreatures #SEALIFEKellyTarltons

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*Colourful Creatures activity book and mask available only during school holidays from Saturday 6 to 21 July 2019. Only while stocks last. 


No need to book a date or time



Per adult (Child $27)
  • Flexible entry - arrive anytime in the next 12 months
  • Skip the queues with express mobile ticket entry
  • Free admission under age 3


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