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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

23 Tamaki Drive, Ōrākei

Auckland 1071

New Zealand

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SEA LIFE KELLY TARLTON'S

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Auckland's Leading Attraction

Opened in 1985 by New Zealand underwater adventurer Kelly Tarlton, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's is a must-do in Auckland!

Situated just outside Auckland, Sea life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium houses thousands of marine animals from hundreds of species, including sharks, penguins, turtles, stingrays, seahorses, fish and much, much more.

It is also home to the largest penguin colony in the Southern Hemisphere and is New Zealand's only turtle rescue center! 

BEST PRICE GUARANTEE

See all of our tickets and find the best one for you. Booking in advance directly here on the official SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's website ensures you get the best price for your tickets and guarantees you entry! Book 24 hours in advance to receive up to 20% discount per person online compared to standard general admission ticket prices at the door.

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FAMILY DAYS OUT IN AUCKLAND

As Auckland's leading family and tourist attraction, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's offers entertainment for young and old alike. Walk underwater through awe-inspiring glass viewing tunnels and see marine life like never before! Come within inches of huge sharks, rays and penguins and see some of the other incredible marine animals found in the oceans around New Zealand and beyond.

As you walk around Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's you'll be taken on a journey through New Zealand's marine habitats. To find out more about the habitat sections, head to the Explore section.

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FLEXIBLE ADMISSION TICKET

No need to book a date or time
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ONLINE ONLY

$39

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

Shark Cage Adventure

Dive in for an adrenaline rush
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$99

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$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