Open 9:30am - 5pm daily. Last entries 4pm. 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

Planning Your Excursion

Useful tips and info to help teachers plan a school excursion to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium.

General Information:

  • The Aquarium is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm every day with last admissions STRICTLY 4.00pm
  • School buses are not permitted to enter the Kelly Tarlton's carpark in the daytime. Unless specifically told otherwise, your bus stop for dropoff and pickup is located between Kelly Tarlton's and True Food and Yoga, 19 Tamaki Drive. All self guided visits must enter the aquarium through the main entrance.
  • Payment is made on the day by cash or credit card only. Only one payment is accepted for the bookings (individual payments and memberships not valid for school bookings).


Free Teacher Pre-Visits:

Kelly Tarlton's offers all registered teachers a FREE pre visit to better help you plan your excursion. In order to receive your free entry to the aquarium, please complete the form email at least 24 hours in advanced. You must bring a valid registration and photo id for free entry.


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