- Flexible entry - arrive anytime in the next 12 months
- Skip the queues with express online ticket entry
- Child ticket (age 3-15) from $27 - free admission under age 3
Coming from the Southern, Northern, or Western motorway, take the Port exit and follow the road until reaching a T-intersection (ports of Auckland will be directly in front). Turn right onto Tamaki Drive. Kelly Tarlton's is located on the right-hand side of the road (10 minute drive)
GPS users: please navigate to 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei.
Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium
23 Tamaki Drive,
Auckland, NZ, 1071
The regular Shuttle Service is as follows...
Please note: the last drop off back into the city is at 4.20pm - however, there is a public bus stop close by, please see below. Shuttle service may be subject to change depending on traffic and circumstances.
Free car parking is available in the Kelly Tarlton's car park, and on Tamaki Drive, subject to availability.
Public buses depart from Britomart Transport Centre every 15mins, 7 days a week. Bus Stop 1323 - Customs Street by the Postshop. Allow 20-25 minutes. Bus prices are from $4.50 per adult (subject to change).
Departs from the Ferry building (City Bus stop # 1).
Drop-off is at the entrance and free parking on the waterfront. Kelly Tarlton's offers all drivers a free admission on the day their passengers visit (driver ID must be shown).
If you are visiting with a school for a self guided visits, please ask the bus driver to drop you at the bus stop by Hammerheads and enter the aqarium via the front entrance.
If you are visiting with a school for a lesson with the Kelly Tarlton's education department, please ask the bus driver to drop you at the bus stop by Okahu (across the road from the aquarium) and meet your Kelly Tarlton's education staff member at the glass doors by the entrance to Okahu.
If you are visiting with a school for a sleepover and arriving at 7pm, the bus can park in the carpark. Entrance for a sleepover is via the exit building.
FULLY FLEXIBLE TICKETNo need to book a date or time
Admission & Penguin PassportYour trip to meet the penguins
$199at the door