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Auckland's Most Unique Experiences

Penguin Encounter at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's

07 Mar 2019 12:37:42

Auckland's Most Unique Experiences

Auckland is renowned for the thrilling experiences on offer but, did you know, there’s more to do than bungy jumping and sky diving? At SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s we have Auckland’s most unique and exciting experiences for both big kids and adults. Find out more below!

 

Penguin Passport Encounter

This truly is a once in a lifetime, extremely unique experience. Why? It’s not only because SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium is home to the Southern Hemisphere’s largest Sub-Antarctic penguin colony display, we also offer you the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and onto the ice with our cheeky Gentoo and majestic King Penguins. It’s chilly in there, so you’ll be rugged up in snow gear for an up-close experience where you will watch them feed and play. You’ll be mesmerised as you watch them slide and waddle around on the ice and dive in and out of the water. With this penguin encounter experience, you’ll also get exclusive behind the scenes access with one of our keepers to see what it takes to look after the penguins and their state of the art habitat.

 

Shark Cage Adventure

For the more adventurous adrenaline junkies, plunge into shark-infested waters with nothing but a cage between you and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s ocean predators. You will come face to face with Wobbegong and Broadnose Sevengill Sharks, as well as HUGE stingrays and hundreds of other amazing sea creatures that are local to the waters of Auckland.

We’ll provide you with a wetsuit, snorkel and even an underwater camera so you can capture your own unique experience. What’s more, there is no previous diving experience required. This thrilling Shark Cage Adventure experience is one of only a few in the world where you are guaranteed to have an underwater encounter with sharks.

 

Experience Gift Vouchers

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for an Aucklander or someone who’s visiting our great city, then you can purchase an experience gift voucher for either the Penguin Passport or the Shark Cage Adventure. The best news is, you’ll save when buying these gift vouchers online!

 

General Admission Discount & Savings

If you’re bringing someone along to watch you participate in one of SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s awesome experiences, don’t forget to purchase their tickets online too before you arrive. They’ll save up to 20% on general admission tickets and get to skips the queues. It’s a no brainer!

So, what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for fun things to do in Auckland this weekend, get yourself some incredible experience tickets and we’ll see you at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s soon!

 

Penguin Passport Encounter

Get up close to our colony

$199

SAVE ONLINE

$159

Per Person From
  • Get up close to our Auckland penguin colony
  • A truly unique 60min behind the scenes experience (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included

Shark Cage Adventure

Dive in for an adrenaline rush

$99

SAVE ONLINE

$89

Per Person
  • Dive into our shark tank for a truly unique experience (ages 14+)
  • Spend ~25 minutes coming face-to-face with sharks
  • Includes photos + video of your experience plus all day aquarium admission